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Featured Books

  • The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 3

    A BreakBeat Poets anthology of writings by Muslims who are women, queer, genderqueer, nonbinary, or trans.

  • Build Yourself a Boat

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

  • Solito, Solita

    They are a mass migration of thousands of young people from Central America, yet each one travels alone: solito, solita.

  • The Torture Machine

    A lawyer for the people, Flint Taylor has spent nearly fifty years fighting for justice, from the courtrooms of Cook County to the US Supreme Court.

  • Keywords

    A lexicon of our age of inequality, which decodes the new vocabulary of capitalism for a broad readership.

  • Citizen Illegal

    Citizen Illegal is a revealing portrait of life as a first generation immigrant, a celebration of Chicano joy, a shout against erasure, and a vibrant re-imagining of Mexican American life.
  • Fighting Fascism

    Clara Zetkin’s report and resolution on fascism at the June 1923 enlarged plenum of the Communist International’s Executive Committee.
  • How We Get Free

    "If Black women were free, it would mean that everyone else would have to be free." —Combahee River Collective Statement
  • Black Queer Hoe

    A refreshing, unapologetic intervention into ongoing conversations about the line between sexual freedom and sexual exploitation.
  • No Is Not Enough

    “This year's most immediately useful political book.” —Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017

Featured Authors

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    Devin Allen

    “Devin Allen could be the Gordon Parks of his generation.”
    NBC BLK

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    Michael Bennett

    “There is a tradition of athletes who understand that sports is a way to reach people and change the world. Michael Bennett's name deserves mention alongside the best of us.”
    —Dr. John Carlos

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    Angela Y. Davis

    "Here is someone worthy of the Ancestors who delivered her. Angela Davis has stood her ground on every issue important to the health of our people and the planet."
    —Alice Walker

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    Eve L. Ewing

    "Ignore Eve Ewing at your own intellectual, political, and cultural peril."

    Chicago Magazine

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    Naomi Klein

    "Naomi Klein has become the most visible and influential figure on the left–what Howard Zinn and Noam Chomsky were thirty years ago."
    The New Yorker

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    Aja Monet

    “Aja Monet’s poetry offers us textures of feeling and radical shifts of meaning that expand our capacity to envision and fight for new worlds.”
    —Angela Y. Davis

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    Arundhati Roy

    “Arundhati Roy is one of the few great revolutionary intellectuals in our time."
    —Cornel West

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    Rebecca Solnit

    "No writer has weighed the complexities of sustaining hope in our times of readily available despair more thoughtfully and beautifully, nor with greater nuance."
    —Maria Popova

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    Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    "Taylor has absconded from the ivory tower to break down the current Movement for Black Lives, arguing that it holds the potential to reignite a broader push for black liberation."
    The Root

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    Howard Zinn

    “Few people changed more lives than Howard Zinn."
    —Naomi Klein