Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms

A crucial indictment of widely embraced alternatives to incarceration that exposes how many of these new approaches actually widen the net of punishment and surveillance n n But what does it mean really to celebrate reforms that convert your home into your prison Michelle Alexander, from the for

Disability Visibility : First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century

A groundbreaking collection of first person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern disability experience Disability Visibility brings together the voices of activists, authors, lawyers, politicians, artists, and everyday people whose daily lives are, in the words of playwright Neil Marcus

Politics Is for Power: How to Move Beyond Political Hobbyism, Take Action, and Make Real Change

A brilliant condemnation of political hobbyism treating politics like entertainment and a call to arms for well meaning, well informed citizens who consume political news, but do not take political action.Who is to blame for our broken politics The uncomfortable answer to this question starts with

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

The New York Times best selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality n nReferring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

From a powerful new voice on racial justice, an eye opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female in middle class white America n nAustin Channing Brown s first encounter with a racialized America came at age 7, when she discovered her parents named her Austin to deceive future employer