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  • Black Toledo

    Black Toldeo is a documentary history of the African American experience of resettlement focusing on the particular experience of Toledo, Ohio.

  • A Beautiful Ghetto

    Allen asks us to see beyond the the violence and poverty that all too often defines the "ghetto."
  • People Wasn't Made to Burn

    The long-buried story of a Chicagoan's struggle for justice after four of his children perished in a tragic fire.
  • Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

    Super Bowl Champion and three-time Pro Bowler Michael Bennett is an outspoken proponent for social justice and a man without a censor.

  • Things That Make White People Uncomfortable (Adapted for Young Adults)

    Super Bowl Champion and three-time Pro Bowler Michael Bennett is an outspoken proponent for social justice and a man without a censor.

  • 'Bitter with the Past but Sweet with the Dream'

    An engaging, wide-ranging, and groundbreaking reexamination of the relationship between African American writers and the communist movement in the US.
  • Reinventing Race, Reinventing Racism

    Though far from a 'post-racial' society, the form of race and racism in the U.S. has changed over the years.
  • Deliverance from Slavery

    Deliverance from slavery was a central concern of Biblical verse. Boer aims to reclaim this focus for today's struggles.
  • Malcolm X

    An engaging examination of the religious and political philosophy of one of the most important African-American thinkers of the 20th-century
  • Doppelgangbanger

    In his highly anticipated second poetry collection, Doppelgangbanger, Cortney Lamar Charleston examines the performance of Black masculinity in the U.S., and its relationship to family, love and community.

  • 1989, The Number

    For hip-hop heads 89 was the peak of the Golden Era and the Crack Epidemic.
  • #SayHerName

    An urgent call to change the story of police violence against women and girls.

  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggle

    Activist, teacher, author and icon of the Black Power movement Angela Davis talks Ferguson, Palestine, and prison abolition.
  • The Brother You Choose

    Former Black Panthers Paul Coates and Eddie Conway discuss lives, politics, and their friendship that helped Eddie survive decades in prison.

  • My People Are Rising

    A compelling look at the rise and fall of the Black Panther generation, through the eyes of a founding member.
  • 1919

    Reflections on race, class, violence, segregation, and the hidden histories that shape our divided urban landscapes.

  • Build Yourself a Boat

    Build Yourself a Boat redefines the language of collective and individual trauma through lyric and memory.

  • Floodlines

    A People's History of community organizing in New Orleans in the years before and after Katrina.
  • Black Panthers Speak

    Edited by Philip S. Foner
    A sweeping collection of the most vital and representative writings of the Black Panther party.
  • Organized Labor and the Black Worker, 1619-1981

    A classic, radical history of Black workers' contribution to the American labor movement.
  • Repair

    A compelling case for reparations based on powerful, first person accounts detailing both the horrors of slavery and past promises made to its survivors.

  • Too Much Midnight

    Krista Franklin’s work emerges at the intersection of poetics, popular culture, and the dynamic histories of the African Diaspora. Krista lives in Chicago, IL.

  • Black Power Afterlives

    A powerful and wide-ranging collection examining the persistent impact of the Black Panther Party on subsequent liberation struggles.

  • Can I Kick It?

    Award-winning poet and playwright Idris Goodwin interrogates and remixes our cultural past in order to make sense of our present and potential futures.