This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color

This groundbreaking collection reflects an uncompromised definition of feminism by women of color Through personal essays, criticism, interviews, testimonials, poetry, and visual art, the collection explores, as coeditor Cherr e Moraga writes, the complex confluence of identities race, class,

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning American History, #3)

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples Today in the United States, there are than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Jarvious Cotton s great great grandfather could not vote as a slave His great grandfather was beaten to death by the Klu Klux Klan for attempting to vote His grandfather was prevented from voting by Klan intimidation his father was barred by poll taxes and literacy tests Today, Cotton cannot

"Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity

The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism now fully revised and updated Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups Is this self segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy Beverly Daniel Tatum, a

Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America

This book traces the origins of the illegal alien in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S immigration policy a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about citizenship, race, and state authority in the twentieth century.

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

Named a Best Book of 2016 by Kirkus Reviews A New York Times Editor s ChoiceNautilus Award Winner A worthy and necessary addition to the contemporary canon of civil rights literature New York Times In this thought provoking and important Library Journal analysis of state sanctioned violence,