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Designed to counteract this country’s “collective amnesia” about the systematic racism that has marred its achievements and limited its potential, Eubene DeFriest Bétit’s book traces...
UP-CLOSE & PERSONAL recounts, in painstaking detail, young Robert C. Bogison’s deployment to Vietnam in July 1969 and his ensuing year-long tour.
An African-American researcher and psychologist offers insight on the traumatic effects of slavery, and the terrorism that followed, on African-American culture, and how these effects...
Precipitated by the deaths of immediate family members, two women of color boldly attempt and triumph in tracing the history and providing an in-depth account...
Aron Kuehnemann tackles the insular nature of visual art and the oft-elusive understanding of its actors and objects in ART: BECOME CONFIDENT FAST.
SERENDIPITY shows how history is comprised of apparently trivial moments coming together to make big changes. A busted canon, a job rejection, a casual meeting,...
In ELECTRIFYING AMERICA, author I. David Rosenstein shows that what sustained the electric industry through the capitalist corruption of the 1920s to the Three Mile...
BETRAYED tells the true story of Allied airmen whose imprisonment at Buchenwald during World War II was kept top-secret by U.S. intelligence so that former...