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Racism as Zoological Witchcraft: A Guide to Getting Out Cover Image
By Aph Ko
$18.00
ISBN: 9781590565964
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Published: Lantern Publishing & Media - October 15th, 2019

In this scintillating combination of critical race theory, social commentary, veganism, and gender analysis, media studies scholar Aph Ko offers a compelling vision of a reimagined social justice movement marked by a deconstruction of the conceptual framework that keeps activists silo-ed fighting their various oppressions--and one another.


Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding New York Times bestseller transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.


Severance: A Novel Cover Image
By Ling Ma
$15.30
ISBN: 9781250214997
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Published: Picador - May 7th, 2019

Maybe it’s the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and office drone meandering her way into adulthood in Ling Ma’s offbeat, wryly funny, apocalyptic satire, Severance.

"A stunning, audacious book with a fresh take on both office politics and what the apocalypse might bring." Michael Schaub, NPR.org


Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement Cover Image
By Angela Y. Davis, Frank Barat (Editor), Cornel West (Preface by)
$14.36
ISBN: 9781608465644
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 9th, 2016

The book connects with the growing Black Lives Matter movement, the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement that has intensified since Israel's latest assualt on Gaza

Angela Davis is internationally renowned and among the most well respected voices and leaders in the civil rights and black liberation movement who regularly draws crowds of over 1,000.


Parable of the Sower Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781538732182
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019

This acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel of hope and terror from an award-winning author "pairs well with 1984 or The Handmaid's Tale" and includes a foreword by N. K. Jemisin (John Green, New York Times).


Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9780807055373
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Published: Beacon Press - January 29th, 2019

A treatise of Black women’s transformative influence in media and society, placing them front and center in a new chapter of mainstream resistance and political engagement


Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780802156983
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER


Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO Cover Image
By Tamara Pizzoli, Federico Fabiani (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9780374309190
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 30th, 2019

Hilarious and smart, Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO is a modern take on the classic tooth fairy story by Tamara Pizzoli with illustrations by Federico Fabiani that is perfect for powerful little leaders ready to take on the world—one tooth at a time.


Zami: A New Spelling of My Name: A Biomythography Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780895941220
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Published: Crossing Press - January 1st, 1982

“ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the author’s vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lorde’s work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . . . Lorde brings into play her craft of lush description and characterization. It keeps unfolding page after page.”—Off Our Backs


Black Queer Hoe Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781608469529
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018

Black Queer Hoe is a refreshing, unapologetic intervention into ongoing conversations about the line between sexual freedom and sexual exploitation.


Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home Cover Image
$17.06
ISBN: 9781551526003
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - November 3rd, 2015

Lambda Literary Award finalist