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Be a Father to Your Child

Be a Father to Your Child: Real Talk from Black Men on Family, Love, and Fatherhood Edited by April R. Silver The anthology includes poems and lyrics, short stories, essays, interviews, and commentaries on parenting and relationships – all from the perspective fathers and sons born at or during the same time that hip hop culture was birthed. In addition, the book will be accompanied by extraordinary photos of...

China Underground

China Underground Zachary Mexico In the beginning of the twenty-first century, it is hard to imagine a place more exciting than China. The country’s economy is growing by more than ten percent per year. The lives of Chinese citizens in every stratum of society are changing–indeed, the very rules that define the parameters of their lives are changing. Over a billion people are simultaneously hustling,...

Crouching Dragon, Hidden Tiger

Crouching Dragon, Hidden Tiger Can China and India Dominate the West? Prem Shankar Jha The media is feeding upon the boastful self-confidence of a newly invigorated entrepreneurial class in India, and on the growing irritation with said Indian upstart in the Chinese leadership. To say that the two countries will dominate the global economy half a century hence if they stay on their present trajectories is...

Speaking Treason Fluently

Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections From an Angry White Male Tim Wise Speaking Treason Fluently is an examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the lives of white Americans, in every realm of daily life: employment, education, housing, criminal justice, and elsewhere. Drawing on a wide range of anecdote and data, Tim Wise demonstrates the numerous ways in which racism not only burdens...

The Fan Who Knew Too Much

Comprised of eight essays that range from art to obsession, Heilbut explores the roles of gays in the gospel church, profiles the life and work of Aretha Franklin, discusses the rise of the soap opera and Irna Phillips, its most influential figure, detours to an expose on male sopranos, and explores the roles of émigrés from Hitler’s Germany to America.

White Like Me

White Like Me—Newly Revised Edition Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son Tim Wise Racial privilege shapes the lives of white Americans in every facet of life, from employment and education to housing and criminal justice. Using stories from his own life, Tim Wise shows that racism not only burdens people of color, but also benefits those who are “white like him” — whether or not they’re actively...

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