Karrie and Jon were reading their child these stories when they hit upon a dilemma, something previous versions of these stories were missing, and so they decided to make one vital change..
They haven't rewritten the stories in this book.
A snapshot of Britain's relationship with race and racism in recent history, THE LOUDER I WILL SING is the story of Lee Lawrence's fight for justice for his mother Cherry Groce, who was paralysed as a result of police shooting her in her home in front of her children - the catalyst to the 1985 Brixton riots.
Erin Brockovich meets Dallas Buyers Club, All The Young Men is a gripping and triumphant tale of human compassion, telling the true story of a young single mother who finds herself driven to the forefront of the AIDS crisis, and who risks everything to give victims back their humanity.
What was it like to travel while Black under Jim Crow? Mia Bay brings this dramatic history to life. With gripping stories and a close eye on the rail, bus, and airline operators who implemented segregation, she shows why access to unrestricted mobility has been central to the Black freedom struggle since Reconstruction and remains so today.
Bonnie Honig invigorates debate over the politics of refusal by insisting that withdrawal from unjust political systems be matched with collective action to change them. Historical and fictional characters from Muhammad Ali to the Bacchants of ancient Greek tragedy teach us how to turn rejection into transformative efforts toward self-governance.
Bobby Kennedy wasn't the most visible figure in the civil rights movement, but his impact was transformative. As attorney general, he protected the Freedom Riders and turned the Justice Department from an enemy of civil rights into an enforcer of antiracist policies. Patricia Sullivan gives Kennedy his rightful place as a force for racial justice.
Dvora Hacohen offers the authoritative biography of Henrietta Szold, the founder of Hadassah. A global humanitarian, Szold promoted refugee assistance, immigrant education in her native Baltimore, and poverty alleviation in Palestine, inspiring generations of activists. With a foreword by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Will public policy address these issues - and how can feminism respond, especially radicals who see violence as an expression of male sexuality and power?
Jacqueline Rose is one of the world's leading feminist critics: and in her new collection of essays, she offers a provocative analysis of modern violence.
One of the world's most influential economists sets out the basis for a new social contract fit for the 21st century
The social contract shapes everything: our political institutions, legal systems and material conditions, but also the organisation of family and community, our well-being, relationships and life prospects.
Inspired by the author's own childhood traumas, this inclusive story promotes acceptance and empathy with a gender-fluid, fashion-loving weasel Wesley, through themes of difference and diversity and a deep exploration of bullying from all sides.
This reimagining of a classic fairytale helps children understand that love isn't always between a boy and a girl. Starring a prince who was magically turned into a frog and needs to find true love to break the spell, it is a funny, uplifting story that introduces the importance of equality and diversity to children aged 3-7.
Kit, a 12 year old who identifies as a boy, explains all about gender variance, the experience of medical transition and how his family, friends and school can support him. This illustrated introduction to gender diversity will be a helpful guide and discussion starter for children 11+, as well as for older readers.