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    • The New Jim Crow

    • Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colourblindness
    • By: Michelle Alexander
    • Narrated by: Karen Chilton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Once in a great while a book comes along that radically changes our understanding of a crucial political issue and helps to fuel a social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander offers a stunning account of the rebirth of a caste-like system in the United States, one that has resulted in millions of African Americans locked behind bars and then relegated to a permanent second-class status, denied the very rights supposedly won in the Civil Rights movement. 

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    • Had high hopes

    • By rachael thompson on 21-06-19

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Lighting the Fires of Freedom

    • African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement
    • By: Janet Dewart Bell
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles, Karen Chilton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Lighting the Fires of Freedom Janet Dewart Bell shines a light on women’s all-too-often overlooked achievements in the Movement. Through wide-ranging conversations with nine women, several now in their nineties with decades of untold stories, we hear what ignited and fueled their activism, as Bell vividly captures their inspiring voices. Lighting the Fires of Freedom offers these deeply personal and intimate accounts of extraordinary struggles for justice that resulted in profound social change, stories that remain important and relevant today.  

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Grace Will Lead Us Home

    • The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness
    • By: Jennifer Berry Hawes
    • Narrated by: Karen Chilton, Jennifer Berry Hawes - introduction
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On June 17, 2015, 12 members of the historically black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina welcomed a young white man to their evening Bible study. He arrived with a pistol, 88 bullets, and hopes of starting a race war. Dylann Roof’s massacre of nine innocents during their closing prayer horrified the nation. Two days later, some relatives of the dead stood at Roof’s hearing and said, “I forgive you.” That grace offered the country a hopeful ending to an awful story. But for the survivors and victims’ families, the journey had just begun. 

    Regular price: £32.79