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You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey

Writer and performer on Late Night with Seth Meyers Amber Ruffin writes with her sister Lacey Lamar with humor and heart…

Mouths of Rain

A groundbreaking collection tracing the history of intellectual thought by Black Lesbian writers.

Just as I Am

The Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer tells her stunning story, looking back at her life and…

The Devil You Know

From journalist and New York Times bestselling author Charles Blow comes a powerful manifesto and call to action for…

Surviving the White Gaze

A cultural critic recounts her struggle to overcome a white childhood in order to forge her identity as a Black woman in…

Halfway Home

Reuben Miller, a chaplain at the Cook County Jail in Chicago and now a sociologist studying mass incarceration, spent…

Vibrate Higher

From one of the most lyrically gifted, socially conscious rappers of the past twenty years, Vibrate Higher is a firsthand…

The Sum of Us

McGhee’s specialty is the American economy—and the mystery of why it so often fails the American public. From the…

The Black Church

From the New York Times bestselling author of Stony the Road and one of our most important voices on the African American…

Raceless

A moving examination of how racial identity is constructed, told via the author's own journey through secrets and…

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