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How the Word Is Passed

A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

By: Clint Smith
Narrated by: Clint Smith
Length: 10 hours 6 minutes

“Smith has crafted a resource, narrative and detailed explanation into how we teach the legacy of slavery. He recounts visits from everywhere from NYC to the Whitney Plantation, integrating stories of people and visitors today. This book is lays a beautiful written foundation for interrogating the history we've been taught. Particularly... Read more

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The Racism of People Who Love You

Essays on Mixed Race Belonging

By: Samira Mehta
Narrated by: Fareeda Pasha
Length: 5 hours 49 minutes

“This blend of memoir and cultural criticism, read by the author, draws people of mixed race into the conversation on race in America. In a series of essays on identity, Mehta lays bare the nuances of the experiences mixed-race individuals face that complicate their feelings of connections with the family and community in the US. Thoughtful and... Read more

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How to Be a (Young) Antiracist

By: Ibram X. Kendi & Nic Stone
Narrated by: Nic Stone & Ibram X. Kendi
Length: 4 hours 47 minutes

The #1 New York Times bestseller that sparked international dialogue is now a book for young adults! Based on the adult bestseller by Ibram X. Kendi, and co-authored by bestselling author Nic Stone, How to be a (Young) Antiracist will serve as a guide for teens seeking a way forward in acknowledging, identifying, and dismantling racism and... Read more

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Healing Justice Lineages

Dreaming at the Crossroads of Liberation, Collective Care, and Safety

By: Cara Page & Erica Woodland
Narrated by: Sanya Simmons
Length: 9 hours 47 minutes

A profound offering and call to action—collective stories, testimonials, and incantations for renewing political and spiritual liberation grounded in Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and Queer and Trans healing justice lineages

We reclaim the power, resilience, and innovation of our ancestors through this book. To embody their wisdom across... Read more

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South to America

A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation

By: Imani Perry
Narrated by: Imani Perry
Length: 16 hours 32 minutes

“An elegant meditation on the complexities of the American South—and thus of America—by an esteemed daughter of the South and one of the great intellectuals of our time. An inspiration.” —Isabel Wilkerson, New York Times bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns and Caste: The Origins of Our DiscontentsAn essential, surprising journey... Read more

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Punch Me Up To The Gods

A Memoir

By: Brian Broome
Narrated by: Brian Broome, Yona Harvey & Robin Miles
Length: 7 hours 20 minutes

WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE • WINNER OF A LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD • NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' PICK • STONEWALL HONOR BOOK • NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, KIRKUS REVIEWS, LIBRARY JOURNAL, AMAZON AND APPLE BOOKS • TODAY SUMMER READING LIST PICK • ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY BEST DEBUT OF SUMMER PICK •... Read more

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On Critical Race Theory

Why It Matters & Why You Should Care

By: Victor Ray
Narrated by: James Fouhey
Length: 4 hours 25 minutes

What exactly is critical race theory? This concise and accessible exploration demystifies a crucial framework for understanding and fighting racial injustice in the United States.

“A clear-eyed, expert field guide.”—Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom, author of Thick

 
From renowned scholar Dr. Victor Ray, On Critical Race Theory explains the centrality... Read more

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Blunt Instruments

Recognizing Racist Cultural Infrastructure in Memorials, Museums, and Patriotic Practices

By: Kristin Ann Hass
Narrated by: Nadia Marshall
Length: 8 hours 36 minutes

A field guide to the memorials, museums, and practices that commemorate white supremacy in the United States—and how to reimagine a more deeply shared cultural infrastructure for the future

Cultural infrastructure has been designed to maintain structures of inequality, and while it doesn’t seem to be explicitly about race, it often is. Blunt... Read more

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Breathe

A Letter to My Sons

By: Imani Perry
Narrated by: Imani Perry
Length: 4 hours 28 minutes

2020 Chautauqua Prize Finalist

2020 NAACP Image Award Nominee - Outstanding Literary Work (Nonfiction)

Best-of Lists: Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 (Kirkus Reviews) · 25 Can't-Miss Books of 2019 (The Undefeated)

Explores the terror, grace, and beauty of coming of age as a Black person in contemporary America and what it means to parent our... Read more

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Go Back and Get It

A Memoir of Race, Inheritance, and Intergenerational Healing

By: Dionne Ford
Narrated by: Dionne Ford
Length: 5 hours 39 minutes

An unexpected family photograph leads Dionne Ford to uncover the stories of her enslaved female ancestors, reclaim their power, and begin to heal 

Countless Black Americans descended from slavery are related to the enslavers who bought and sold their ancestors. Among them is Dionne Ford, whose great grandmother was the last of six children born... Read more

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Caste (Oprah's Book Club)

The Origins of Our Discontents

By: Isabel Wilkerson
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 15 hours 10 minutes

“This is an important and beautifully written book examining the links and common elements between the caste systems of America, India, and Nazi Germany. Highly recommended. Read more

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"You Should Be Grateful"

Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption

By: Angela Tucker
Narrated by: Angela Tucker
Length: 7 hours 26 minutes

An adoption expert and transracial adoptee herself examines the unique perspectives and challenges these adoptees have as they navigate multiple cultures

“Your parents are so amazing for adopting you! You should be grateful that you were adopted.”

Angela Tucker is a Black woman, adopted from foster care by white parents. She has heard this... Read more

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Asian American Histories of the United States

ReVisioning History: Book #7

By: Catherine Ceniza Choy
Narrated by: Cindy Kay
Length: 7 hours 57 minutes

An inclusive and landmark history, emphasizing how essential Asian American experiences are to any understanding of US history

Original and expansive, Asian American Histories of the United States is a nearly 200-year history of Asian migration, labor, and community formation in the US. Reckoning with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the... Read more

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A Renaissance of Our Own

A Memoir & Manifesto on Reimagining

By: Rachel E. Cargle
Narrated by: Rachel E. Cargle
Length: 5 hours 51 minutes

From a highly lauded modern voice in feminism and racial justice comes a deeply personal and insightful testament to the power of reimagining to dismantle the frameworks and systems that no longer serve us while building new ones that do.

“Powerful . . . You will leave these pages changed for the better.”—Gabrielle Union, New York Times...
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Antiracist Baby

By: Ibram X. Kendi
Narrated by: Shayna Small & Guy Lockard
Length: 9 minutes

From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist comes a fresh new audiobook that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves, now with added discussion prompts to help listeners recognize and reflect on bias in their daily lives.

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How to Be an Antiracist

By: Ibram X. Kendi
Narrated by: Ibram X. Kendi
Length: 10 hours 29 minutes

“Among the multi-faceted array of antiracist literature newly published in the last two years, Ibram X. Kendi’s How To Be an Antiracist stands alone as a definitive source of history and socio-political critique, while offering a new paradigm of thought aimed at paving the way for correcting centuries of social injustice. Hearing this visionary... Read more

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How to Raise an Antiracist

By: Ibram X. Kendi
Narrated by: Ibram X. Kendi
Length: 6 hours 46 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The book that every parent, caregiver, and teacher needs to raise the next generation of antiracist thinkers, from the author of How to Be an Antiracist and recipient of the MacArthur “Genius” Grant.

“Kendi’s latest . . . combines his personal experience as a parent with his scholarly expertise in showing how racism... Read more

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24 Hours in Charlottesville

An Oral History of the Stand Against White Supremacy

By: Nora Neus
Narrated by: Amara Jasper
Length: 7 hours 42 minutes

A gripping account of racial justice activists who confronted violent white supremacists in Charlottesville, VA, and stirred the nation

On August 11 and 12, 2017, armed neo-Nazi demonstrators descended on the University of Virginia campus and downtown Charlottesville. When they assaulted antiracist counterprotesters, the police failed to... Read more

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Racial Innocence

Unmasking Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Struggle for Equality

By: Tanya Katerí Hernández
Narrated by: Almarie Guerra
Length: 6 hours 12 minutes

“Profound and revelatory, Racial Innocence tackles head-on the insidious grip of white supremacy on our communities and how we all might free ourselves from its predation. Tanya Katerí Hernández is fearless and brilliant . . . What fire!”Junot Díaz

The first comprehensive book about anti-Black bias in the Latino community that unpacks the... Read more

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