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Author: Keith O'Brien
Release Date: March 29, 2022
From the New York Times best-selling journalist, the staggering, hidden story of an unlikely band of mothers who discovered the deadly secret of Love Canal, and exposed one of America’s most devastating environmental disasters. Lois Gibbs, Luel...
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Author: John Markoff
Release Date: March 22, 2022
From 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 consciousnes...
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Author: Matt Damon and Gary White
Release Date: March 01, 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 goodWhen Oscar-winning actor Matt Damon visited rural Zambia in 20...
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Author: Henry Louis Gates and Shirley Moody-Turner
Release Date: February 08, 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: Alyssa Milano | Narrator: Alyssa Milano
Release Date: October 26, 2021
Alyssa Milano’s sharply observed, uproarious, and deeply intimate ode to the life she has lived and the issues that matter most.   Alyssa Milano, actress and activist, delivers here a collection of powerful personal essays that get to the ...
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Author: Jenna Krajeski and Mondiant Dogon | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: October 12, 2021
A stunning and heartbreaking lens on the global refugee crisis, from a man who faced the very worst of humanity and survived to advocate for displaced people around the worldOne day when Mondiant Dogon, a Bagogwe Tutsi born in the Democratic Republic...
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Author: Paola Ramos | Narrator: Paola Ramos and Juliette Restrepo
Release Date: September 30, 2021
El primer paso hacia el cambio es reconocer que nuestro poder nace de nuestra identidad. Los jóvenes latinos en los Estados Unidos están redefiniendo su identidad, rompiendo moldes establecidos, y despertando políticamente d...
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The groundbreaking feminist and socialist writings of Puerto Rican author and activist Luisa CapetilloA Penguin ClassicIn 1915, Puerto Rican activist Luisa Capetillo was arrested and acquitted for being the first woman to wear men's trousers publicly...
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Author: Jarrett Adams | Narrator: Jarrett Adams
Release Date: September 14, 2021
“A moving and beautifully crafted memoir.”—SCOTT TUROW “A daring act of justified defiance.”—SHAKA SENGHOR “Nothing less than heroic.”—JOHN GRISHAM   He was seventeen when an all-white jury s...
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Author: Liz Hauck | Narrator: Liz Hauck
Release Date: June 08, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • A tender and vivid memoir about the radical grace we discover when we consider ourselves bound together in community, and a moving account of one woman’s attempt to answer the essential question Who a...
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Author: Larry Krasner | Narrator: Nathan Krasner
Release Date: April 20, 2021
Philadelphia’s progressive district attorney offers an inspiring vision of how people can take back power to reform criminal justice, based on lessons from a life’s work as an advocate for the accused.“Larry Krasner is at the forefr...
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Author: Jacqueline Woodson and Janice Johnson Dias, PhD | Narrator: Jacqueline Woodson and Janice Johnson Dias, PhD
Release Date: March 02, 2021
An accessible blueprint to embolden our daughters to be critical thinkers, fearless doers, and joyful change agents for our future—from the proud mother of teen activist Marley Dias, founder of 1000BLACKGIRLBOOKS.“A stunning and path...
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