Civil Rights

Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

WRITINGS ON THE WALL: SEARCHING FOR A NEW EQUALITY BEYOND BLACK AND WHITE brings a thoughtful, honest, reasonable and compelling case for how America can create equal opportunity for all its citizens. Everyone who can read - should read this book.

 

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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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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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While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age During the Civil Rights Movement Carolyn Maull McKinstry

WHILE THE WORLD WATCHED: A BIRMINGHAM BOMBING SURVIVOR COMES OF AGE DURING THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT is a testament to hope from a survivor of the horrific church bombing in Birmingham in 1963.

 

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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Bryan Stevenson

JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION has been one of our best selling books since publication. It is a moving narrative of the injustice of our justice system that will resonate with readers of all ages and political leanings. The basic story explains in a brilliantly written fashion how frequently guilt or...

Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story Shelly Stewart

MATTIE C.'S BOY: THE SHELLEY STEWART STORY is the most remarkable Rags-to-Riches biographies in the store. Shelley Stewart created one of America's leading marketing firms with clients like Honda, Verizon, The NBA AMEX Card and on and on. However, as a young African-American boy in the South in the...

Turning the Tide: The University of Alabama in the 1960s Earl Tilford

TURNING THE TIDE: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN THE 1960s documents the period when a small number of students and faculty joined with the president to transform the university during the racial turmoil of the times.

 

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