National Book Critics Circle Award Winner
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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2016
A Chicago Review of Books Best Nonfiction Book of 2016
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.
Named one of the most important nonfiction books of the 21st century by Entertainment Weekly' Slate' Chronicle of Higher Eduction' Literary Hub, Book Riot' and Zora
From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity.
Over 50,000 copies sold of earlier editions Powerful strategies and practical tools for white people committed to racial justice
What does diversity do? What are we doing when we use the language of diversity? Sara Ahmed offers an account of the diversity world based on interviews with diversity practitioners in higher education, as well as her own experience of doing diversity work. Diversity is an ordinary, even unremarkable, feature of institutional life.
The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism -- now fully revised and updated
"Powerful...Iyer catalogues the toll that various forms of discrimination have taken and highlights the inspiring ways activists are fighting back. She] is an ideal chronicler of this experience."
--The Washington Post
NOW IN PAPERBACK The nationally renowned racial justice advocate's illumination of the ongoing persecution of a range of American minorities
A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness and the struggle to be human
“Brilliant . . . To read this book is to become more human.”—Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen
This celebration of Black resistance, from protests to art to sermons to joy, offers a blueprint for the fight for freedom and justice -- and ideas for how each of us can contribute
The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.
The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze, and it endures the trauma inflicted by the ills that plague society. In this groundbreaking work, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of body-centered psychology.
Updated to include the Black Lives Matter movement, the presidency of Barack Obama, the rise of hate speech on the Internet, and more.
With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment, education, housing, criminal justice, and elsewhere.
In Somebody's Children, Laura Briggs examines the social and cultural forces--poverty, racism, economic inequality, and political violence--that have shaped transracial and transnational adoption in the United States during the second half of the twentieth century and the first decade of the twenty-first.
How the female body has been racialized for over two hundred yearsThere is an obesity epidemic in this country and poor black women are particularly stigmatized as "diseased" and a burden on the public health care system. This is only the most recent incarnation of the fear of fat black women, which Sabrina Strings shows took root more than two hundred years ago.
A powerful collection of essays on race and gender in contemporary Buddhist practice, a hot-button topic in the West right now, by one of the leading thinkers in the area.
Jan Willis was among the first Westerners to encounter exiled Tibetan teachers abroad in the late sixties, instantly finding her spiritual and academic home.
"This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book. Essential." --Marlon James
“The most important book for me this year.” -Emma Watson
Selected by Emma Watson as the Our Shared Shelf Book Club Pick for January/February 2018
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What happens to black health care professionals in the new economy, where work is insecure and organizational resources are scarce?$15.29ISBN: 9781580058827Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America$24.29ISBN: 9780062375094Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Amistad - October 15th, 2019
Genocide—the intent to destroy in whole or in part, a group of people.
TIME's 42 Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2019
Book Riot's 50 of the Best Books to Read This FallEmail or call for priceISBN: 9781620974834Availability: BackorderedPublished: New Press - September 18th, 2018
Finalist for the 2018 National Council on Crime & Delinquency's Media for a Just Society AwardsNominated for the 49th NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Nonfiction) A 2017 Washington Post Notable Book A Kirkus Best Book of 2017$30.80ISBN: 9781479800650Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: New York University Press - May 21st, 2019
Reveals the diversity crisis in children's and young adult media as not only a lack of representation, but a lack of imaginationEmail or call for priceISBN: 9781680993431Availability: BackorderedPublished: Good Books - April 16th, 2019
In our era of mass incarceration, gun violence, and Black Lives Matters, a handbook showing how racial justice and restorative justice can transform the African-American experience in America.
This timely work will inform scholars and practitioners on the subjects of pervasive racial inequity and the healing offered by restorative justice practices.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781523097890Availability: BackorderedPublished: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - October 16th, 2018
Decolonizing Wealth is a provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance. Award-winning philanthropy executive Edgar Villanueva draws from the traditions from the Native way to prescribe the medicine for restoring balance and healing our divides.$36.25ISBN: 9780520300996Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of California Press - February 5th, 2019Every academic discipline has an origin story complicit with white supremacy. Racial hierarchy and colonialism structured the very foundations of most disciplines’ research and teaching paradigms. In the early twentieth century, the academy faced rising opposition and correction, evident in the intervention of scholars including W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, Carter G.$25.20ISBN: 9780316509435Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Spark - July 23rd, 2019A "powerful and indispensable" look at the devastating consequences of environmental racism (Gerald Markowitz) -- and what we can do to remedy its toxic effects on marginalized communities.Did you know...Email or call for priceISBN: 9780942961041Availability: BackorderedPublished: Rethinking Schools - April 16th, 2018
Black students' minds and bodies are under attack. We're fighting back.$15.30ISBN: 9781250299437Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Picador - September 3rd, 2019
From the author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, essays on being an “accidental” American—an incisive look at the edges of identity for a woman of color in a society centered on whiteness