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No Day Shall Erase You: The Story of 9/11 as Told at the September 11 Museum

Alice M Greenwald · Skira
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Published to coincide with the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11, this book emphasizes the highlights of the museum's interpretation of this somber day. This book is the definitive, official companion volume to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. It provides visitors with a lasting...
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Power to the People: The World of the Black Panthers

Bobby Seale · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In words and photographs, Power to the People is the story of the controversial Black Panther Party, founded 50 years ago in 1966 by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton. The words are Seale's, with contributions by other former party members; the photographs, including many icons of the 1960s,...
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They Can't Kill Us All: The Story of #blacklivesmatter

Wesley Lowery · Little
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The first book to go behind the barricades of #blacklivesmatter to tell the story of the young men and women who are calling for a new America. In a closely reported book that draws on his own experience as a young biracial journalist, "Washington Post "reporter Wesley Lowery...
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African American Leadership: A Concise Reference Guide

Tyson King-Meadows · Mission Bell Media
Pages: 191
Format: Print book

An authoritative, up-to-date reference guide organized in A to Z fashion covering all the major inter-disciplinary themes related to individual and group leadership in the African American communities and beyond. Key themes include African American academic, business, political, scientific...
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A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster

Joshua Partlow · Knopf
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States--brilliantly portrayed here in its entirety for the first time by the former Washington Post Kabul bureau chief. The United...
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Nixon's White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever

PATRICK J BUCHANAN · Crown Forum
Pages: 436
Format: Hardcover

From Vietnam to the Southern Strategy, from the opening of China to the scandal of Watergate, Pat Buchanan - speechwriter and senior adviser to President Nixon - tells the untold story of Nixon's embattled White House, from its historic wins to it devastating defeats. In his inaugural...
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A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

Daniel O Sayers · University Press of Florida
Pages: 253
Format: Print book

"Shows how colonialism and slavery created sustained critiques of American capitalism and created the conditions for chronic resistance. These communities represent a largely unrecognized, alternative declaration of independence. They are a part of world history that is truly revolutionary."...
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"All the Real Indians Died Off": And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz · Beacon Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Unpacks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about Native AmericansIn this enlightening book, scholars and activists Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker tackle a wide range of myths about Native American culture and history that have misinformed generations. Tracing...
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Blood in the water : the Attica prison uprising of 1971 and its legacy

Heather Ann Thompson · Pantheon
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The first definitive account of the infamous 1971 Attica prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victims' decades-long quest for justice - including information never released to the public - published to coincide with the forty-fifth anniversary of this historic event.On...
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Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life

Philippe R Girard · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Toussaint Louverture's life was one of hardship, triumph, and contradiction. Born into bondage in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti) , the richest colony in the Western Hemisphere, he witnessed first-hand the torture of the enslaved population. Yet he managed to secure his freedom and establish...
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Michelle Obama: A Life

Peter Slevin · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring story of a modern American icon, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller's eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows Michelle to the White House from her working-class childhood on Chicago's...
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Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence

Chad Louis Williams · The University of Georgia Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A collection of new essays and columns published in the wake of the 2015 Charleston, SC massacre, along with excerpts from key scholarly books. It draws from a variety of disciplines -- history, sociology, urban studies, law, critical race theory -- and includes discussion questions and a selected...
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Founding Feuds: The Rivalries, Clashes, and Conflicts That Forged a Nation

Paul Aron · Sourcebooks
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The Founding Fathers have been hailed for centuries as shining examples of men who put aside their own agendas to found a nation. But behind the scenes, there were more petty fights and fraught relationships than signatures on the Declaration of Independence. From the violent brawl between...
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Who Lost Russia?: How the World Entered a New Cold War

Peter Conradi · Oneworld Publications
Pages: 370
Format: Hardcover

"Balanced and timely ... a smooth narrative that provides welcome context for Russia's recent revanchist behavior and insight into prospects for ongoing U.S.-Russian relations." -- ?Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) "Meticulously lays out the record, from Mikhail...
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Rampage Nation: Securing America from Mass Shootings

Louis Klarevas · Prometheus Books
Pages: 397
Format: Hardcover

In the past decade, no individual act of violence has killed more people in the United States than the mass shooting. This well-researched, forcefully argued book answers some of the most pressing questions facing our society: Why do people go on killing sprees? Are gun-free zones magnets...
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