The Deep

Yetu holds the memories for her people water dwelling descendants of pregnant African slave women thrown overboard by slave owners who live idyllic lives in the deep Their past, too traumatic to be remembered regularly, is forgotten by everyone, save one the historian This demanding role has been

The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness

From one of America s most courageous young journalists NPR comes a propulsive narrative history investigating the 50 year old mystery behind a dramatic experiment that changed the course of modern medicine For centuries, doctors have struggled to define mental illness how do you diagnose it,

White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue ... and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation

Exposes the new generation of whiteness thriving at the expense and borrowed ingenuity of black people and explores how this intensifies racial inequality American culture loves blackness From music and fashion to activism and language, black culture constantly achieves worldwide influence Yet,

Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

A searing account of the missing, and murdered, Indigenous women of Highway 16, and an indictment of the society that failed them For decades, Indigenous women have gone missing, or been found murdered, along an isolated stretch of highway in northwestern British Columbia The highway is known as

Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights

A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women s rights The ongoing struggle for women s rights has spanned human history, touched nearly every culture on Earth, and encompassed a wide range of issues, such as the right to vote, work, get an education, own property, exercise bodily

Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery

You cannot discover lands already inhabited Injustice has plagued American society for centuries And we cannot move toward being a just nation without understanding the root causes that have shaped our culture and institutions In this prophetic blend of history, theology, and cultural

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

In a dramatic account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell bent on covering up the truth, at any cost In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only