Civil Rights

Shaking the Gates of Hell: A Search for Family and Truth in the Wake of the Civil Rights Revolution John Archibald

SHAKING THE GATES OF HELL is Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Archibald's examination of a...

He Calls Me by Lightning: The Life of Caliph Washington and the Forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, and the Death Penalty Jonathan Bass

HE CALLS ME BY LIGHTNING: THE LIFE OF CALIF WASHINGTON AND THE FORGOTTEN SAGA OF JIM CROW, SOUTHERN JUSTICE, AND THE DEATH PENALTY examines life for African-Americans in the deep South during Jim Crow days through the experiences of one black man. Every minute detail has been thoroughly researched and  factually...

The Newspaper Boy Chervis Isom

THE NEWSPAPER BOY: COMING OF AGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, DURING THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA is a touching memoir of a Southern boy raised as a racist who has become a beacon in the Civil Rights struggle. This is a wonderful, warm, feel-good turnaround story that will touch all readers.

 

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The Secret of Magic Deborah Johnson

THE SECRET OF MAGIC is inspired by a true story that probes racial strife in the South following World War Two, and the stalwart people who fought to obtain justice for all.

 

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Bending Towards Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights Doug Jones

BENDING TOWARDS JUSTICE is Senator Doug Jones' account of the investigation, trial, and conviction of the two surviving perpetrators of the infamous...

The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter's Journey to Reconciliation Peggy Wallace Kennedy
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Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South Andrew Maraniss

STRONG INSIDE: PERRY WALLACE AND THE COLLISION OF RACE AND SPORTS IN THE SOUTH is the agonizing story of a trail-blazing black athlete who rose above the fray, and it is written by the man who was born to bring this book to the world.

 

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Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy Connor Towne O'Neill

DOWN ALONG WITH THAT DEVIL'S BONES is a deep examination of the current conflict over Confederate memorials and how they came to exist across the country. After a chance encounter with a group protecting a statue of General Nathaniel Bedford Forrest, who founded the Ku Klux Klan after the American Civil War. O'Neill...

Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause Ty Seidule

ROBERT E. LEE AND ME: A SOUTHERNER'S RECKONING WITH THE MYTH OF THE LOST CAUSE is the definitive, plain-words truth about one of the most important subjects in our nation - told by the best crendentialed living American. This Son-of-the-South idolized Robert E. Lee throughout his youth and early military service. Today...

The Official United States Civil Rights Trail: What happened here changed the world. Lee Sentell

THE OFFICIAL UNITED STATES CIVIL RIGHTS TRAIL: WHAT HAPPENED HERE CHANGED THE WORLD identifies "must see" spots across our nation from Topeka to Washington, D.C., where battles for the soul of America raged. State tourism departments invite travelers to visit these historic sites in fourteen cities and take pride in...