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How Long 'Til Black Future Month?

This delightful collection of short stories explores race across backgrounds of science fiction, fantasy, and afrofuturism. Read More »

Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on Health in America

Villarosa exposes a multitude of systemic factors baked into the American healthcare system which cause Black Americans to "live sicker and die quicker". Read More »

American Sirens: The Incredible Story of the Black Men Who Became America's First Paramedics

The fascinating, dramatic story of how a group of young Black men from an underserved Black neighborhood of Pittsburgh invented and perfected the modern model of prehospital emergency care. Read More »

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

Cells taken from Henrietta Lacks, a Black woman, without knowledge or consent, have been a critical tool in medical research for more than sixty years. Skloot gives voice to the person behind these cells and her family. Read More »

The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease

A shocking account of how the diagnosis of schizophrenia became racialized, politicized, and weaponized against Black protestor. Read More »


A young poet tells the story of his harrowing migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine in this memoir. Read More »

The Death of Vivek Oji

Raised by a distant father and an understanding but overprotective mother, Vivek suffers disorienting blackouts, moments of disconnection between self and surroundings. Read More »

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

An unforgettable true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to end mass incarceration in America — from one of the most inspiring lawyers of our time. Read More »

Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty

Roberts chronicles the systemic abuse of Black women's bodies from the days of slavery to the present day. Read More »

Eve: How the Female Body Drove 200 Million Years of Evolution

One of the primary messages of the book surrounds the biases of health science and research which include mostly or entirely male subjects in their studies. Read More »

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in the SNCC

More than fifty women recollect their diverse, inspiring experiences fighting for justice on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement with the SNCC. Read More »

And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic

Shilts' compressive history of the AIDS epidemic discusses both the scientific battle to identify HIV and AIDS and the concurrent fight to for political acknowledgement of the epidemic. Read More »