In his highly anticipated second poetry collection, Doppelgangbanger, Cortney Lamar Charleston examines the performance of Black masculinity in the U.S., and its relationship to family, love and community.
In the midst of loss and death and suffering, our charge is to figure out what freedom really means—and how we take steps to get there.
A powerful and wide-ranging collection examining the persistent impact of the Black Panther Party on subsequent liberation struggles.
Former Black Panthers Paul Coates and Eddie Conway discuss lives, politics, and their friendship that helped Eddie survive decades in prison.
Krista Franklin’s work emerges at the intersection of poetics, popular culture, and the dynamic histories of the African Diaspora. Krista lives in Chicago, IL.
Award-winning poet and playwright Idris Goodwin interrogates and remixes our cultural past in order to make sense of our present and potential futures.
A father and daughter's love cannot be broken even when prison bars separate them.
Super Bowl Champion and three-time Pro Bowler Michael Bennett is an outspoken proponent for social justice and a man without a censor.
Reflections on race, class, violence, segregation, and the hidden histories that shape our divided urban landscapes.
A compelling case for reparations based on powerful, first person accounts detailing both the horrors of slavery and past promises made to its survivors.
Build Yourself a Boat redefines the language of collective and individual trauma through lyric and memory.
War and an Irish Town is Eamonn McCann's classic account of growing up Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto.