Amy Lewontin

67 Articles

Last 30 days
Last 6 months
Last 12 months
Last 24 months
Specific Dates

Animals I Want To See: A Memoir of Growing Up in the Projects and Defying the Odds

This powerful memoir is ultimately about keeping a family together as things begin to fall apart. It’s consistently vivid, sometimes humorous, and engaging from start to finish.

Have You Got Good Religion? Black Women’s Faith, Courage, and Moral Leadership in the Civil Rights Movement

From the life of Prathia Hall, an activist theologian who inspired Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, to the story of Bree Newsome Bass, who climbed a flagpole to remove the Confederate flag at the South Carolina statehouse in 2015, less than two weeks after the murder of nine people in Charleston’s A.M.E. Church, this book delivers a powerful, passionate, and educational reading experience.

Combee: Harriet Tubman, the Combahee River Raid, and Black Freedom During the Civil War

A scholarly and remarkable work about enslavement and Civil War history that makes an excellent choice for reading groups and libraries. Readers will gain a deeper understanding of that era’s times and experiences, and Fields-Black’s connection to one of the participants makes it a personal work as well.

My Brother, My Land: A Story from Palestine

A timely, powerful book from a Palestinian perspective. For readers who want to gain a deep understanding of the current conflict in Palestine, particularly about life in Gaza and the West Bank.

Humanizing Immigration: How To Transform Our Racist and Unjust System

A timely title that humanizes immigration and offers readers a deep understanding of the processes involved in seeking asylum and fighting deportation. It also clearly and expertly shows how specific enforced laws contribute to institutional racism.

Flee North: A Forgotten Hero and the Fight for Freedom in Slavery’s Borderland

An exceptionally well-written book that takes readers into the life and political development of Smallwood. General readers and all types of libraries will need to add this book to their to-be-read lists and collections.

1923: The Crisis of German Democracy in the Year of Hitler’s Putsch

What sets this book apart from other titles on the subject is the author’s focus on regional political and economic differences within Germany and his research on the early deportations of Jews from Bavaria and the consequent impact. A relevant title for readers of world history.
PREMIUM

Summons to Berlin: Nazi Theft and a Daughter’s Quest for Justice

A powerful and personal story that will interest many readers of history. It offers a deep understanding of how the Holocaust affected numerous families.

Symbols of Freedom: Slavery and Resistance Before the Civil War

In an era where many people in the U.S are protesting racism, this book is important reading for audiences of all levels to gain an understanding of past symbols of freedom and resistance and a way of looking forward.
ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER?

We are currently offering this content for free. Sign up now to activate your personal profile, where you can save articles for future viewing

ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER?