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Author: Mattie Kahn
Release Date: June 13, 2023
The untold story of the people who have helped spark America’s most transformative social movements throughout history: teenage girlsNine months before Rosa Parks kicked off the bus boycotts, Claudette Colvin was arrested for refusing to g...
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Author: Camilo Ramirez and Robin Steinberg | Narrator: Robin Steinberg
Release Date: April 11, 2023
"Powerfully insightful reading." —Kirkus ReviewsHow would you like to be judged for the rest of your life by the worst thing you’ve ever done?We all think we are compassionate just like we all think we are honest.  But true compassio...
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Author: Christopher Benson and Reverend Wheeler Parker, Jr. | Narrator: JD Jackson
Release Date: January 10, 2023
The last surviving witness to the lynching of Emmett Till tells his story, with poignant recollections of Emmett as a boy, critical insights into the recent investigation, and powerful lessons for racial reckoning, both then and now. “In t...
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Author: Bradley Hope | Narrator: Lee Osorio
Release Date: November 01, 2022
How did an Ivy League activist become a global fugitive? The New York Times bestselling co-author of Billion Dollar Whale and Blood and Oil chronicles the heart-pounding tale of a self-taught operative his high-stakes attempt subvert the North K...
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Author: Bono | Narrator: Bono
Release Date: November 01, 2022
Bono—artist, activist, and the lead singer of Irish rock band U2—has written a memoir: honest and irreverent, intimate and profound, Surrender is the story of the remarkable life he’s lived, the challenges he’s faced, and the ...
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Author: Cori Bush | Narrator: January LaVoy
Release Date: October 04, 2022
From one of America's most transformative politicians and activists, a powerful and inspiring memoir that sheds light on a harrowing personal journey and reveals how urgently we need our political leadership to prioritize meeting the needs of our mos...
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Author: Alice Wong | Narrator: Nancy Wu
Release Date: September 06, 2022
This groundbreaking memoir offers a glimpse into an activist's journey to finding and cultivating community and the continued fight for disability justice, from the founder and director of the Disability Visibility ProjectIn Chinese culture, the tige...
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Author: Henry Louis Gates and Shirley Moody-Turner | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman, Karen Murray and Shirley Moody-Turner
Release Date: August 09, 2022
A collection of essential writings from the iconic foremother of Black women's intellectual history, feminism, and activism, who helped pave the way for modern social justice movements like Black Lives Matter and Say Her NameA Penguin ClassicThe Port...
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Author: Raphael G. Warnock | Narrator: Raphael G. Warnock
Release Date: June 14, 2022
On the heels of his historic election to the United States Senate, Raphael G. Warnock shares his remarkable spiritual and personal journey.“Sparkling… a narrative of an extraordinary life, from impoverished beginnings in Savannah to his ...
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Author: Keith O'Brien
Release Date: June 07, 2022
The staggering story of an unlikely band of mothers in the 1970s who discovered Hooker Chemical's deadly secret of Love Canal—exposing one of America’s most devastating toxic waste disasters and sparking the modern environmental movement ...
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Author: Matt Damon and Gary White | Narrator: Matt Damon and Gary White
Release Date: March 29, 2022
From the founders of nonprofits Water.org & WaterEquity Gary White and Matt Damon, the incredible true story of two unlikely allies on a mission to end the global water crisis for goodOn any given morning, you might wake up and shower with water,...
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Author: John Markoff | Narrator: Dennis Boutsikaris
Release Date: March 22, 2022
Told by one of our greatest chroniclers of technology and society, the definitive biography of iconic serial visionary Stewart Brand, from the Merry Pranksters and the generation-defining Whole Earth Catalog to the marriage of environmental conscious...
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