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The Autobiography of Malcolm X by
Publication Date: 1992-09-29
In the searing pages of this classic autobiography, originally published in 1964, Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist, tells the extraordinary story of his life and the growth of the Black Muslim movement.
Beyond Magenta by
Publication Date: 2014-02-11
A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.
Black Boy by
Publication Date: 2008-04-29
Richard Wright's powerful account of his journey from innocence to experience in the Jim Crow South. It is at once an unashamed confession and a profound indictment--a poignant and disturbing record of social injustice and human suffering.
The Diary of a Young Girl by
Publication Date: 1995-02-01
Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been a beloved and deeply admired monument to the indestructible nature of the human spirit, read by millions of people and translated into more than fifty-five languages.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by
Publication Date: 1970-01-12
Superbly told, with the poet's gift for language and observation, Angelou's autobiography of her childhood in Arkansas - a world of which most Americans are ignorant.
Kaffir Boy by
Publication Date: 1998-10-07
As powerful today as when it was first written, Mathabane's remarkable story of life under apartheid is told with brutal honesty and gives the reader a rare glimpse, behind the protests and boycotts, of the daily fear and hunger which was so devastating to the soul.
Pedagogy of the Oppressed by
Publication Date: 2014-08-18
First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world.