Queer. Muslim. Arab American. A proudly Fat woman. Randa Jarrar is all these things. In this provocative memoir of a cross-country road trip, she explores how to claim joy in an unravelling and hostile world.
It is now forty years since the discovery of AIDS, but its origins continue to puzzle doctors and scientists. In this updated edition of his acclaimed book, Jacques Pepin traces the origins and amplification of AIDS, and describes the events that transformed a chimpanzee virus into a global pandemic.
Women today are expected to multitask, and meanwhile, Satan tells them they are not good enough, not successful enough, and not capable of making a difference. In Fueled by Fire, Staci Wallace refutes those lies and inspires women through Scripture, and through her own stories, to believe that, with God, they can take on and win any battle they face.
This book makes the case for an inclusive form of socialist feminism that puts multiply disadvantaged women at its heart. It moves feminism beyond contemporary disputes, including those between some feminists and some trans women. Its combination of accessibility, new thinking and academic rigour will make it attractive to a wide market. -- .
This book presents a series of sketches of lives, thought and impact of thirty-seven individuals in relation to Pan-Africanism. Offering overviews of movements, groups, and detailed biographies, the chapters provide insights into the individuals who have animated the 'Pan-African Pantheon'. -- .
By extending our view of early black British writing beyond traditional questions of slavery and abolition, Ryan Hanley places black agency at the heart of a new social and cultural history of Georgian Britain. Combining historical research and literary analysis, he shows how black writers helped to make British society.
In her groundbreaking and essential debut Three Mothers, Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised and shaped some of America's most pivotal heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin.
But as usual, one after the other, all the children ask him the same question they always ask, "What happened to you?"
Understandably Joe gets increasingly cross!
Until finally the penny drops and the children realise that it's a question Joe just doesn't want to answer...
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2020
A Times and Sunday Times Best Book of 2020
'A wake-up call ... These women's stories will make you weep, and then rage at the world's indifference.' Amal Clooney
Let's face it: growing up is confusing. This book is here to act as your go-to guide on everything from social media to sexting and from body image to self-esteem. Acting as your personal cheerleader, this book will teach you everything you need to navigate your teens with sass and style.
Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, this title explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood. It focuses on the frenetic families managing their children's hectic schedules of 'leisure' activities.