Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness

Not My Idea: A Book About WhitenessNot My Idea, the latest in the critically acclaimed Ordinary Terrible Things series, is a book about whiteness n nA white child sees TV news coverage of a white police officer shooting a brown person whose hands were up Upset, he asks his mother why she deflects, assuring him that he is safe Later


How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community

How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and CommunityAn Invitation to Community and Models for Connection n nAfter almost every presentation activist and writer Mia Birdsong gives to executives, think tanks, and policy makers, one of those leaders quietly confesses how much they long for the profound community she describes They have family, friends,



So You Want to Talk About Race

So You Want to Talk About RaceIn this breakout book, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today s racial landscape from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial div


How to Be an Antiracist

How to Be an AntiracistIbram X Kendi s concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America but even fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other In How to be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist


Between the World and Me

Between the World and MeThis is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta Nehisi Coates offers a powerfu


Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About RaceIn 2014, award winning journalist Reni Eddo Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren t affected by it She posted a piece on her blog, entitled Why I m No Longer Talking to White People About Race that led to t




Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in CrisisFrom a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America s white working class n nHillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis that of white working class






Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus: A History of TomorrowYuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century humank


The End of Policing

The End of PolicingThis book attempts to spark public discussion by revealing the tainted origins of modern policing as a tool of social control It shows how the expansion of police authority is inconsistent with community empowerment, social justice even public safety Drawing on groundbreaking research from across



The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big DifferenceAn alternate cover edition exists here n nThe tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion