Race

Turning the Tide: The University of Alabama in the 1960s Earl Tilford

TURNING THE TIDE: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN THE 1960s documents the period when a small number of students and faculty joined with the president to transform the university during the racial turmoil of the times.

 

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Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Natasha Trethewey
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The Nickel Boys Colson Whitehead

THE NICKEL BOYS revolves around two young men sentenced to a juvenile reformatory in 1960s Jim Crow Florida where they and the other residents are subject to the cruel abuse of the staff, both physically and sexually. One, Elwood Curtis, keeps the words of Martin Luther King Jr. in his mind and heart, trying to live Dr...

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents Isabel Wilkerson

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents is a brilliant portrait of the hidden system that has shaped our country. This deeply researched narrative allows the reader to easily grasp the rigid hierachy of human rankings. The book also delves into how the Nazis studied America's plan of outcasting Jews and Blacks. In...