African American

A Plague of Prisons
The Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America

Ernest Drucker

12 Angry Men
True Stories of Being a Black Man in America Today

Gregory S. Parks, Matthew W. Hughey

The Chicken Chronicles
Sitting with the Angels Who Have Returned with My Memories: Glorious, Rufus, Gertrude Stein, Splendor, Hortensia, Agnes of God, the Gladyses, & Babe: A Memoir

Alice Walker

Lift Every Voice
The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Patricia Sullivan

Say It Loud
Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity

Catherine Ellis, Stephen Drury Smith

Keeping Down the Black Vote
Race and the Demobilization of American Voters

Frances Fox Piven, Lorraine C. Minnite, Margaret Groarke

Getting Ghost
Two Young Lives and the Struggle for the Soul of an American City

Luke Bergmann

The Skin That We Speak
Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom

Lisa Delpit, Joanne Kilgour Dowdy

The Senator and the Sharecropper
The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer

Chris Myers Asch

Slaves Without Masters
The Free Negro in the Antebellum South

Ira Berlin

Harlem on My Mind
Cultural Capital of Black America, 1900–1968

Allon Schoener

May It Please the Court
The Most Significant Oral Arguments Made Before the Supreme Court Since 1955

Peter Irons, Stephanie Guitton

After the Storm
Black Intellectuals Explore the Meaning of Hurricane Katrina

David Dante Troutt

Black Radical
The Education of an American Revolutionary

Nelson Peery

Free at Last
A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom, and the Civil War

Ira Berlin, Barbara J. Fields, Steven F. Miller, Joseph P. Reidy, Leslie S. Rowland

Say It Plain
A Century of Great African American Speeches

Catherine Ellis, Stephen Drury Smith

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