Civil Rights

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Challenging the Mississippi Fire Bombers

By Jim Dann
Foreword by John Harris

In June 1964, courageous young civil rights workers risked their lives in the face of violence, intimidation, illegal arrests, and racism to register as many African American voters as possible in Mississippi, which had historically excluded most blacks from voting. With a firsthand ... Read more

Infrastructure Critical

By Alessandra Renzi & Greg Elmer

Much public debate ensued after the violence and police brutality that gripped Toronto in June 2010 during the G8/G20 Summit. It is now being revealed how the Conservative government's stimulus package was funnelled into "infrastructure" projects aimed at policing Canadians ... Read more

Preempting Dissent

By Greg Elmer & Andy Opel

The legacy of the Bush administration and its "War on Terror" includes a new logic of surveillance, suppressing public dissent and mobilizing both "fear" and "faith. " In this accessible book, Elmer and Opel show that this new logic stretches well beyond the realm of airport ... Read more

Taking Responsibility, Taking Direction

By Sheila Wilmot

The history of Canada's racist colonial past is tangled and ugly, and racism remains an urgent problem today--especially for progressive social movements. Sheila Wilmot draws in equal measure upon her extensive experience as a white anti-racist activist, and critical theories ... Read more

The Complete Muhammad Ali

By Ishmael Reed

Including material and photographs not included in most of the 100 other books about the champion, Ishmael Reed’s The Complete Muhammad Ali is more than just a biography—it is a fascinating portrait of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st. An honest, balanced portrayal ... Read more

The Einstein File

By Fred Jerome, Ajamu Baraka, and David Suzuki

Einstein arrived in the United States in 1933, the year the Nazis rose to power in Germany. From that moment until he died in 1955, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI—with other agencies—feverishly collected “derogatory information” to undermine the renowned scientist’s influence ... Read more