Haunted and haunting, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming-of-age memoir about a young, black, gay man from the South as he fights to carve out a place for himself, within his family, within his country, within his own hopes, desires, and fears.
This inspirational book juxtaposes quotations, one to a page, drawn from Toni Morrison's entire body of work, both fiction and nonfiction--from The Bluest Eye to God Help the Child, from Playing in the Dark to The Source of Self-Regard--to tell a story of self-actualization.
Muhammad Ali’s advocacy for racial justice began with his awareness and experience of racism and white supremacy in Louisville, Kentucky. His dedication to his boxing career was accompanied by his profound conviction that he had a greater purpose.
In this wide-ranging collection of thought-provoking interviews—including her first and last—Toni Morrison (whom President Barrack Obama called a “national treasure”) details not only her writing life, but also her other careers as a teacher, and as a publisher, as well as the gripping story of...
Howard Thurman, minister, philosopher, civil rights activist, has been called ‘one of the greatest spiritual resources of this nation.’ His encounters with Gandhi in India helped instill his commitment to nonviolence. This book features some of his writings.