Race

Bending Towards Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights Doug Jones

BENDING TOWARDS JUSTICE is Senator Doug Jones' account of the investigation, trial, and conviction of the two surviving perpetrators of the infamous...

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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Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul James McBride

KILL 'EM AND LEAVE: SEARCHING FOR JAMES BROWN AND THE AMERICAN SOUL is the accurate and true understanding of the man who was one of the most influential voices on American music, and is written by the only man on earth who could have collected the complete story.   This title has been selected as a Booksmith...

Madison Park: A Place of Hope Eric Motley

MADISON PARK: A PLACE OF HOPE is the incredible story of Eric Motley and the town he grew up in: Madison Park. The town was...

Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy Connor Towne O'Neill

DOWN ALONG WITH THAT DEVIL'S BONES is a deep examination of the current conflict over Confederate memorials and how they came to exist across the country. After a chance encounter with a group protecting a statue of General Nathaniel Bedford Forrest, who founded the Ku Klux Klan after the American Civil War. O'Neill...

Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League Jonathan Odell

MISS HAZEL AND THE ROSA PARKS LEAGUE witnesses two women exchanging animosity for friendship. They discover that the differences of their race and status can be overcome by their similar experiences in life. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best...

Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause Ty Seidule

ROBERT E. LEE AND ME: A SOUTHERNER'S RECKONING WITH THE MYTH OF THE LOST CAUSE is the definitive, plain-words truth about one of the most important subjects in our nation - told by the best crendentialed living American. This Son-of-the-South idolized Robert E. Lee throughout his youth and early military service. Today...

The Official United States Civil Rights Trail: What happened here changed the world. Lee Sentell

THE OFFICIAL UNITED STATES CIVIL RIGHTS TRAIL: WHAT HAPPENED HERE CHANGED THE WORLD identifies "must see" spots across our nation from Topeka to Washington, D.C., where battles for the soul of America raged. State tourism departments invite travelers to visit these historic sites in fourteen cities and take pride in...

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 biography 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 1940s...

Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung White Allies of Birmingham's Civil Rights Days T. K. Thorne

BEHIND THE MAGIC CURTAIN: SECRETS, SPIES, AND UNSUNG WHITE ALLIES OF BIRMINGHAM'S CIVIL RIGHTS DAYS reveals never-before-told names, deeds, and places involved in the Civil Rights struggle at the birthplace of much of the fight. Award-winninng author and former Birmingham Police Captain T.K. Thorne spent ten years...