Baltimore—from Frederick Douglass to Freddie Gray—informs his whole journey.
In Nancy Johnson’s debut novel, a family secret draws a successful Black woman home to small-town Indiana.
Brit Bennett’s novel explores racial passing, gender transition, and family trauma.
A book about the psychology and politics of doing terrible things to one another
A white woman, her black husband, and the struggle to be known
Emily Bernard’s essays insist that no conversation is about race alone.
People already engaged in conversations about racial justice may find Ibram Kendi's analysis surprising.
Our language isn’t neutral. It has history embedded within it.
To bridge our country’s divides, we need deep emotion rooted in moral complexity—not jokey white-bro solidarity.
If whiteness is a fiction, it's one that does a lot of damage.
The intersection of race and sexuality is the ur-story of American culture.
Gregory Ellison II's book evokes the sort of honest conversations he has been convening.
Paul Harvey's history shows how things could have gone very differently.
As a mother and a woman of color, I read Camille Dungy's book as a personal roadmap.
Five-Carat Soul is filled with hilarious storytelling, unusual characters, and stark realities.