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            The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colourblindness

            The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colourblindness (Paperback)

            By Alexander, Michelle

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            Once in a great while a book comes along that radically changes our understanding of a crucial political issue and helps to fuel a social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander offers a stunning account of the rebirth of a caste-like sys...tem in the United States, one that has resulted in millions of African Americans locked behind bars and then relegated to a permanent second-class status, denied the very rights supposedly won in the Civil Rights movement. Challenging the notion that the election of Barack Obama signalled a new era of colourblindness in the United States, The New Jim Crow reveals how racial discrimination was not ended but merely redesigned. By targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of colour, the American criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control, relegating millions to a permanent second-class status even as it formally adheres to the principle of colourblindness. A searing call to action for everyone concerned with social justice, The New Jim Crow is one of the most important books about race in the 21st century.
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            ISBN 9780141990675
            Released NZ 6 Jun 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
             

            The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration (Paperback)

            By Wilkerson, Isabel

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            • Pub Date
              18 Aug 20

            'A landmark piece of non-fiction' Janet Maslin, The New York Times From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this is one of the great untold stories of American history: the migration of black citizens who fled the south and went north in search of a better life From 1915 to 1970, a...n exodus of almost six million people would change the face of America. With stunning historical detail, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson gives us this definitive, vividly dramatic account of how these journeys unfolded. Based on interviews with more than a thousand people, and access to new data and official records, The Warmth of Other Suns tells the story of America's Great Migration through the lives of three unique individuals: Ida Mae Gladney, who in 1937 left sharecropping and prejudice in Mississippi for Chicago, where she achieved quiet blue-collar success and, in old age, voted for Barack Obama when he ran for an Illinois Senate seat; sharp and quick-tempered George Starling, who in 1945 fled Florida for Harlem, where he endangered his job fighting for civil rights, saw his family fall, and finally found peace in God; and Robert Foster, who left Louisiana in 1953 to pursue a medical career, the personal physician to Ray Charles as part of a glitteringly successful medical career. Wilkerson brilliantly captures their first treacherous and exhausting cross-country journeys, as well as how they changed their new homes forever. 'You will never forget these people' Gay Talese 'A brilliant and stirring epic' John Stauffer, Wall Street Journal 'The mass migration of African Americans out of the US south forever changed the country's cultural fabric - and Wilkerson's history of this period is full of sacrifice and hope ... a long overdue account' Lettecha Johnson, Guardian 'A deeply affecting, finely crafted and heroic book. . . .Wilkerson has taken on one of the most important demographic upheavals of the past century and told it through the lives of three people ... lyr
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            ISBN 9780141995151
            Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            So You Want to Talk About Race

            So You Want to Talk About Race (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Oluo, Ijeoma

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            In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today's racial landscape--from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement--offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to t...he dismantling of the racial divide.
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            ISBN 9781580058827
            Released NZ 26 Nov 2019
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Best of Enemies, Movie Edition: Race and Redemption in the New South
              

            The Best of Enemies, Movie Edition: Race and Redemption in the New South (Paperback)

            By Davidson, Osha Gray

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            C.P. Ellis grew up in the poor white section of Durham, North Carolina, and as a young man joined the Ku Klux Klan. Ann Atwater, from the poor black part of town, quit her job as a household domestic to join the civil rights fight. Now a major motion picture, The Best of Enemies ...offers a vivid portrait of a relationship that defied all odds.
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            ISBN 9781469646602
            Released NZ 15 Jan 2019
            Publisher The University of North Caroli
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            Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race
             

            Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Eddo-Lodge, Reni

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            Exploring issues from eradicated black history to the political purpose of white dominance, whitewashed feminism to the inextricable link between class and race, [the author] offers a ... new framewo rk for how to see, acknowledge and counter racism --Amazon.com.

            ISBN 9781635572957
            Released NZ 5 Mar 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Autobiography of Malcolm X
             

            Autobiography of Malcolm X (Paperback)

            By Malcolm, X.

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            They called him the 'angriest black man in America' ...Malcolm X inspired many people in the United States. This autobiography, tells of a young, disenfranchised man whose descent into drug addition, robbery and prison was only reversed by his belief in the rights struggle for bl...ack America, and his conversion to the Nation of Islam.
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            ISBN 9780141032726
            Released NZ 20 Aug 2007
            Publisher Penguin
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            Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights

            Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights (Hardback)

            By Lewis, Helen

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            Well-behaved women don't make history: difficult women do. It's time to reclaim the history of feminism as a history of difficult women. Taking the story up to the present with the twenty-first century campaign for abortion services, Helen Lewis reveals the unvarnished - and unfi...nished - history of women's rights.
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            ISBN 9781787331280
            Released NZ 27 Feb 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Eliza and the White Camellia: A Story of Suffrage in New Zealand: 2018
             

            Eliza and the White Camellia: A Story of Suffrage in New Zealand: 2018 (Hardback)

            By McCauley, Debbie; Illustrated by Casey, Helen; Translated by Waaka, Tamati; Designed by Elworthy, Sarah

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            New Zealand suffragist Eliza Wallis was a first-wave feminist who actively sought the Vote for Women. She was a founding member of the National Council of Women in 1896. Her story is told by her fourth great niece in this bilingual children's picture book, a Suffrage 125 project.

            ISBN 9780473449469
            Published NZ 27 Nov 2018
            Publisher Mauao Publishing
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Language (English and Maori)
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            My Vanishing Country: A Memoir
             

            My Vanishing Country: A Memoir (Hardback)

            By Sellers, Bakari

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            • Pub Date
              2 Sep 20

            The CNN analyst and youngest state representative in South Carolina's history illuminates the lives of America's forgotten rural, Black working-class men and women --

            ISBN 9780062917454
            Released NZ 2 Sep 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Brother You Choose: Paul Coates and Eddie Conway Talk About Life, Politics, and The Revolution
             

            The Brother You Choose: Paul Coates and Eddie Conway Talk About Life, Politics, and The Revolution (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Day, Susie; Introduction by Coates, Ta-Nehisi; By Day, Susan Elaine

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            Former Panthers Paul Coates and Eddie Conway discuss their lives, politics, and their friendship that helped Eddie survive decades in prison.

            ISBN 9781642591545
            Released NZ 14 Jul 2020
            Publisher Haymarket Books
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