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21 Best Books on Prisons, Incarceration, and the Justice System

Readers who would like to increase their knowledge of prisons are invited to read these books, which provide a window into what happens behind prison walls. 


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.


How to Read Jesmyn Ward Beyond Sing, Unburied, Sing

Jesmyn Ward's latest novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing, inspired us to wade through her canon and offer some direction on how to read her brilliant works.


10 of the Best Books About the Transgender Experience

Though we’ve come a long way in understanding the transgender experience, we’ve still so far to go. Look to these ten books for the insight we all need.


John Steinbeck Knew the Homeless Are Human: Do We?

We could stand to learn a lot from John Steinbeck and the story he gifted us in The Grapes of Wrath - but decades later, we're still falling short.


History Shows There’s Nothing ‘New’ in News from Charlottesville

The racism via white supremacists flooding Charlottesville this weekend shocked much of America - but there's nothing new in these recent acts.