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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

    • Critical Race Theory: An Introduction, Third Edition

    • Critical America, Book 20
    • By: Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic, Angela Harris - foreword
    • Narrated by: Karen Chilton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Since the publication of the first edition of Critical Race Theory in 2001, the United States has lived through two economic downturns, an outbreak of terrorism, and the onset of an epidemic of hate directed against immigrants, especially undocumented Latinos and Middle Eastern people. On a more hopeful note, the country elected and re-elected its first black president and has witnessed the impressive advance of gay rights. Critical Race Theory is essential for understanding developments in this burgeoning field, which has spread to other disciplines and countries.  

    Regular price: £18.29

    • What We Know About Climate Change: Updated with a new foreword by Bob Inglis (The MIT Press)

    • By: Kerry Emanuel, Bob Inglis - foreword
    • Narrated by: Karen Chilton
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook is an updated edition of a guide to the basic science of climate change, and a call to action. The vast majority of scientists agree that human activity has significantly increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere - most dramatically since the 1970s. Yet global warming skeptics and ill-informed elected officials continue to dismiss this broad scientific consensus. In this updated edition of his authoritative book, MIT atmospheric scientist Kerry Emanuel outlines the basic science of global warming and how the current consensus has emerged. 

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    • Something I will keep for reference time again

    • By M.H on 24-04-19

    Regular price: £6.39

    • 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
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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

    • Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan

    • Eyewitness Accounts of the Occupations
    • By: Aaron Glantz (editor), Iraq Veterans Against the War
    • Narrated by: Brian Sutherland, Julia Farhat, Edoardo Ballerini, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
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    In spring 2008, inspired by the Vietnam-era Winter Soldier hearings, Iraq Veterans Against the War gathered veterans to expose war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. Here are the powerful words, images, and documents of this historic gathering, which show the reality of life in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture

    • By: Ytasha L. Womack
    • Narrated by: Karen Chilton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Wonderfully narrated by Karen Chilton, Afrofuturism is an engaging, hip, and accessible primer to the music, literature, and art of Afrofuturism. Author Ytasha Womack introduces listeners to the burgeoning community of artists creating Afrofuturist works. She writes engagingly about the innovators from the past and the wide range of subjects they explore. The audiobook’s topics range from the “alien” experience of blacks in America to the “wake up” cry that peppers sci-fi literature, sermons, and activism. 

    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
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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

    • Claim Your Victory Today

    • 10 Steps That Will Revolutionize Your Life
    • By: Dr. Creflo A. Dollar
    • Narrated by: Creflo A. Dollar, Roscoe Orman, Karen Chilton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
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    Claim Your Victory Today is a must-listen for all who desire to live an effective life in the power of God. This audiobook presents insightful, God-given wisdom that invites listeners to finally understand what it means to access God's abundance. Creflo Dollar assures listeners that there is a time and season for everything. Those who practice the 10 practical steps spelled out here will discover the power that comes with following the order God has created in this world.

    Regular price: £16.09