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Warrior Writers : Re-making Sense

Donated to the Alternatives Library from the Veterans Sanctuary Not the only book either. Check out http://www.warriorwriters.org for an amazing resource, great videos, and information about a truly transformative organization. Warrior Writers : Re-making Sense Edited by Lovella Calica. The second publication from Warrior Writers featuring poetry, prose, photography, and illustrations created by Afghanistan and…

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Feminism and war : confronting U.S. Imperialism

Edited by Robin L. Riley, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, and Minnie Bruce Pratt Women – both within and without the United States – are being dramatically affected by war as currently waged by that country. But there has been little public space for dialogue about the complex relationship between feminism, women, and U.S. war. The editors…

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Paul Robeson : Portraits of the Artist

All-American athlete, scholar, renowned baritone, stage actor, and social activist, Paul Robeson (1898-1976) was a towering figure and a trailblazer many times over. He was perhaps most groundbreaking, however, in the medium of film. The son of an escaped slave, Robeson managed to become a top-billed movie star during the time of Jim Crow America,…

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Maroon the Implacable

from PM Press Russell Maroon Shoatz is a political prisoner who has been held unjustly for over thirty years, including two decades in solitary confinement. He was active as a leader in the Black Liberation Movement in Philadelphia, both above and underground. His successful escapes from maximum-security prisons earned him the title “Maroon.” This is…

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The Farm : Life inside Angola Prison

Angola Prison in Louisiana is the biggest maximum security prison in the country. This is where the most dangerous criminals go and where parole hearings are a mere formality. A startling 85 percent of all inmates die inside. A small video crew was given unprecedented access to the inmates, of which six were chosen from…

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Racecraft

Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life [Hardcover] Tackling the myth of a post-racial society. Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces…

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Let Freedom Ring

Let Freedom Ring: A Collection of Documents from the Movements to Free U.S. Political Prisoners (PM Press) [Paperback] Let Freedom Ring presents a two-decade sweep of essays, analyses, histories, interviews, resolutions, People’s Tribunal verdicts, and poems by and about the scores of U.S. political prisoners and the campaigns to safeguard their rights and secure their…

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