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3 Questions With Camille A. Collins, Author of 'The Exene Chronicles'

The author talks to Colorlines about how her life influenced her new book, which follows a Black teenager’s journey through the chaotic—often racist—1980s punk rock world of Southern California.

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'The Hate U Give' Author, Director and Star Discuss The Book's Journey to Screen

Author Angie Thomas: “For so many people to have taken to this story the way that they have, and then so many people came together to put together a phenomenal film the way they did; this is beyond my wildest dream by far!”

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Book Q&A: How the Government Constructed An Anti-Immigrant Machine

In her new book, “We Built The Wall,” author Eileen Truax unravels how the United States’ economic and political interests stirred the violent conditions immigrants flee from and the policies that shut them out.

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Michelle Obama Unveils Cover of Upcoming Memoir

“As I prepare to share ‘Becoming’ this fall, I hope you’ll also think about your own story, and trust that it will help you become whoever you aspire to be.”

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EXCERPT: Dr. Mary Frances Berry on How History Repeats Itself

In this selection from her new book, “History Teaches Us to Resist: How Progressive Movements Have Succeeded in Challenging Times,” Berry recounts the civil rights war activists waged under President Ronald Reagan—and it sounds very familiar….

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Quvenzhané Wallis Releases Two New Children's Books

The “Annie” actress draws on her Oscar and school experiences for “A Night Out with Mama” and “Shai & Emmie Star in Break an Egg!”

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EXCERPT: Andrea J. Ritchie on Why We Need a World Without Police

In this selection from her new book “Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women & Women of Color,” Ritchie breaks down the historical and contemporary factors that contribute to state sanctioned violence against women of color—and what it really means to be free.

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QUOTABLE: 3 Blistering Excerpts From Michael Eric Dyson's New Book on Race

Dyson does not mince words in “Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America.”

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QUOTABLE: 3 Must-Read Excerpts From Marc Lamont Hill's New Book

“Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond” is out today (July 26), and you’re not living right if you don’t read these three passages right now.