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

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,

All Blood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard-Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy

A New York Times Book Review Editors Choice A whale of a tale, told clearly and quickly I read the entire book in almost one sitting Thomas E Ricks, New York Times Book Review The incredible story of the first African American military pilot, who went on to become a Paris nightclub

Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter

William Monroe Trotter 1872 1934 , though still virtually unknown to the wider public, was an unlikely American hero With the stylistic verve of a newspaperman and the unwavering fearlessness of an emancipator, he galvanized black working class citizens to wield their political power despite the

Becoming

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era As First Lady of the United States of America the first African American to serve in that role she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in