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6 Books by Athletes Who Transcend Sports

Here is a list of athletes who not only found their voices, but used them to push forward civil rights, feminism, and other important social discussions.


Books of Fiction and Nonfiction That Bring the Civil Rights Movement Alive

These six books of fiction and nonfiction, from works by Dr. Martin Luther King to Toni Morrison, bring the Civil Rights Movement alive.


How Martin Luther King Jr. Improvised His ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

Author and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the little-known improvisation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.


Here’s Why Every American Should Read Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates's new collection, We Were Eight Years in Power, is part memoir, part American history. Here's why it's essential to us in the here and now.


Why Angela J. Davis’s New Book Is Essential Reading

Policing the Black Man, the new collection edited and introduced by Angela J. Davis, breaks down the problem of race in the U.S.


Essential Reading for Teens (and Everyone) in the Year 2017

A teenager asked our Lisa Rosman what to read in this age of Trump. Here are the books she recommended – an essential list for teens and adults alike.