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Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America

by Patrick Phillips

A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia, and a harrowing testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America.

Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century was home...


Race in Mind: Critical Essays

by Paul Spickard

These essays analyze how race affects people's lives and relationships in all settings, from the United States to Great Britain and from Hawaiʻi to Chinese Central Asia. They contemplate the racial positions...


School Social Work

The Left's Jewish Problem

by Dave Rich

There is a sickness at the heart of left-wing British politics, and though predominantly below the surface, it is silently spreading, becoming ever more malignant.

With three separate inquiries into anti-Semitism...


Campus Politics

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race

by Jesmyn Ward

National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin’s 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race...


Twists of Fate

Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond

by Marc Lamont Hill & Todd Brewster

A New York Times Bestseller

“An impassioned analysis of headline-making cases….Timely, controversial, and bound to stir already heated discussion.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A thought-provoking and important...


Half a Man - The Status of the Negro in New York - With a Forword by Franz Boas

by Mary White Ovington

This early work by Mary White Ovington was originally published in 1911 and features a foreword by Franz Boas . 'Half a Man' is an anthropological work on the status of black people in society. Franz Boas was...


The Other Taiwan, 1945-92

by Murray A. Rubinstein

Examines the effects of the socio-economic post-war transformation on Taiwan's political system, environment, religious structures, the relationships between the sexes and the different ethnic populations. A...


The Tragedy of Yugoslavia: The Failure of Democratic Transformation: The Failure of Democratic Transformation

by Jim Seroka & Vukasin Pavlovic

Once it was hoped that the Yugoslav federation might manage to defy the odds once more, this time to become one of the world's few examples of democratic pluralism. Instead, we are witnessing another Balkan...


China's Environmental Crisis: An Enquiry into the Limits of National Development: An Enquiry into the Limits of National Development

by Vaclav Smil

In 1982, Vaclav Smil turned upside down traditional perceptions of China as a green paradise in "The Bad Earth", a disturbing book. This new volume, drawn on a much broader canvas, updates and expands on the...


My Father and Atticus Finch: A Lawyer's Fight for Justice in 1930s Alabama

by Joseph Madison Beck

The story of Foster Beck, the author’s late father, whose defense of a black man accused of rape in 1930s Alabama foreshadowed the trial at the heart of To Kill a Mockingbird.

As a child, Joseph Beck heard...


Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation

by Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams, Lama Rod Owens & Jasmine, Ph.D. Syedullah

Igniting a long-overdue dialogue about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out in society at large and Buddhist communities in particular, this urgent call to action outlines a new dharma...


Christians and Cultural Difference

by David I. Smith & Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim

Encountering cultural differences in the classroom, in the workplace, in the church, and in the public square is an everyday part of contemporary life. The chances that we will live our lives interacting only...


Trouble

by Kieran Finnane

What is going on in the often troubled town of Alice Springs? Trouble goes into the ordered environment of the courtroom to lay out in detail some of the dark disorder in the town's recent history. Men kill...


Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms

by Arsalan Iftikhar & Reza Aslan

When a murderous psychopath goes on a killing spree, law enforcement officials and the media never make his religion the central issue—unless he happens to be a Muslim. Then it sets off another frenzied wave...


Race in a Post-Obama America: The Church Responds

by David Maxwell & Otis Moss III

Recent events in the United States have provoked not just a willingness to discuss issues of racism in this country but a desire to do something meaningful to confront it. Race in a Post-Obama America offers...


Uniting Blacks in a Raceless Nation: Blackness, Afro-Cuban Culture, and Mestizaje in the Prose and Poetry of Nicolás Guillén

by Miguel Arnedo-Gómez

Uniting Blacks in a Raceless Nation highlights the black qualities of the prose and poetry written by the Cuban mulatto writer Nicolás Guillén, and the ways in which they reflect the conflictive racial and...


The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire

by Karl Jacoby

A prize-winning historian tells a new story of the black experience in America through the life of a mysterious entrepreneur.

To his contemporaries in Gilded Age Manhattan, Guillermo Eliseo was a fantastically...