Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story

Top Shelf Productions - Nearly sixty years after its creation, in which rosa parks, a little-known landmark of comic book history returns! This 16-page comic is a simple but revolutionary account of the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, Dr. As well as inspiring march, andrew Aydin, the new graphic novel trilogy by Congressman John Lewis, and Nate Powell.

This new fully-authorized digital edition is published by the Fellowship of Reconciliation in partnership with Top Shelf Productions. King, and 50, 000 others used the power of nonviolence to battle segregation on city buses -- and win. First published in december 1957 by the fellowship of reconciliation, and schools, it went unnoticed by the mainstream comic book industry but spread like wildfire among civil rights groups, churches, helping to mobilize a generation to join the global fight for equality -- nonviolently.

Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story - All proceeds go to F. O. R. S work promoting nonviolence around the world. Himself, over time this comic book has reached beyond his time and place to inspire activists in Latin America, South Africa, Egypt, Vietnam, and beyond.





March: Book One

Top Shelf Productions - Before he became a respected congressman, John Lewis was clubbed, and nearly killed by angry mobs and state police, arrested over 40 times, gassed, all while nonviolently protesting racial discrimination. He marched side-by-side with martin Luther King as the youngest leader of the Civil Rights Movement that would change a nation forever.

Now, experience john lewis' incredible story first-hand, brought to life in a stunning graphic novel trilogy. The story of a true American superhero. Usa today"an astonishingly accomplished graphic memoir. Nprthe first graphic novel featured on The Colbert Report! King, the birth of the nashville student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall.

March: Book One - Riveting and beautiful. The washington Post"Essential reading. With co-writer andrew aydin and eisner award-winning artist nate Powell, John Lewis' MARCH tells the story of how a poor sharecropper's son helped transform America, from a segregated schoolhouse to the 1963 March on Washington and beyond. Book one spans john lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Dr.





March: Book Two

Top Shelf Productions - Kennedy. To attorney General Robert F. But their courage will attract the notice of powerful allies, from Martin Luther King, Jr. And once lewis is elected chairman of the student nonviolent coordinating Committee, this 23-year-old will be thrust into the national spotlight, becoming one of the "Big Six" leaders of the civil rights movement and a central figure in the landmark 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

After the success of the nashville sit-in campaign, john Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence - but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south, they will be tested like never before. Faced with beatings, arson, and even murder, imprisonment, police brutality, the young activists of the movement struggle with internal conflicts as well.





March: Book Three

Top Shelf Productions - But strategic disputes are deepening within the movement, even as 25-year-old John Lewis heads to Alabama to risk everything in a historic showdown that will shock the world. By fall 1963, and as chair of the student nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Civil Rights Movement is an undeniable keystone of the national conversation, John Lewis is right in the thick of it.

With the stakes continuing to rise, a supportive president is assassinated, white supremacists intensify their opposition through government obstruction and civilian terrorist attacks, and African-Americans across the South are still blatantly prohibited from voting. To carry out their nonviolent revolution, lewis and an army of young activists launch a series of innovative projects, Mississippi Freedom Summer, including the Freedom Vote, and a pitched battle for the soul of the Democratic Party waged live on national television.





The Fire Next Time Vintage International

Vintage - At once a powerful evocation of james Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is an intensely personal and provocative document. Described by the new york times Book Review as "sermon, ultimatum, confession, deposition, testament, and chronicle.

. All presented in searing, brilliant prose, " The Fire Next Time stands as a classic of our literature. It consists of two "letters, both black and white, " written on the occasion of the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, that exhort Americans, to attack the terrible legacy of racism. A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement.





Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Abrams ComicArts - Held up as an essential work in feminist, science-fiction, and fantasy genres, and a cornerstone of the Afrofuturism movement, there are over 500, 000 copies of Kindred in print. The intersectionality of race, history, and the treatment of women addressed within the original work remain critical topics in contemporary dialogue, both in the classroom and in the public sphere.

As she time-travels between worlds, one in which she is a free woman and one where she is part of her own complicated familial history on a southern plantation, a conflicted white slaveholder and one of Dana’s own ancestors, she becomes frighteningly entangled in the lives of Rufus, and the many people who are enslaved by him.

Adapted by celebrated academics and comics artists Damian Duffy and John Jennings, this graphic novel powerfully renders Butler’s mysterious and moving story, which spans racial and gender divides in the antebellum South through the 20th century. Butler’s most celebrated, critically acclaimed work tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and inexplicably transported from her home in 1970s California to the pre–Civil War South.

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation - Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format. More than 35 years after its release, kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day.

Frightening, compelling, and richly imagined, Kindred offers an unflinching look at our complicated social history, transformed by the graphic novel format into a visually stunning work for a new generation of readers. Octavia E.





The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

Abrams ComicArts - National bestseller2017 national book critics circle nbcc finalist aba indies introduce winter / spring 2017 Selection Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection ALA 2018 Notable Books Selection An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui.

. This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past. At the heart of bui’s story is a universal struggle: While adjusting to life as a first-time mother, the unnoticed gestures, she ultimately discovers what it means to be a parent—the endless sacrifices, and the depths of unspoken love.

The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir - In what pulitzer prize–winning novelist viet thanh nguyen calls “a book to break your heart and heal it, ” The Best We Could Do brings to life Thi Bui’s journey of understanding, and provides inspiration to all of those who search for a better future while longing for a simpler past. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves.

With haunting, the importance of identity, poetic writing and breathtaking art, she examines the strength of family, and the meaning of home. Despite how impossible it seems to take on the simultaneous roles of both parent and child, Bui pushes through.





Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change

Hachette Books - Despite more than forty arrests, physical attacks, and serious injuries, John Lewis has remained a devoted advocate of the discipline and philosophy of nonviolence. In this heartfelt book, Lewis explores the contributions that each generation must make to achieve change. Now, in an era in which the protest culture he helped forge has resurfaced as a force for change, Lewis' insights have never been more relevant.

. In across that bridge, and powerful principles for anyone interested in challenging injustices and inspiring real change toward a freer, poignant recollections, Congressman John Lewis draws from his experience as a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement to offer timeless wisdom, more peaceful society.

Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change - The civil rights movement gave rise to the protest culture we know today, a close confidant to Martin Luther King, and the experiences of leaders like Congressman Lewis, Jr. Have never been more relevant. Winner of the naacp image Award for Outstanding Literary Work/Biography.





Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Vol. 2 Black Panther 2016-2018

Marvel - Only he can voyage into the djalia! Getting there is hard enough, but can he even find his sister Shuri inside Wakanda's collective memory? Manifold! and with t'challa's back truly against the wall, misty knight and Storm! But Wakanda may be too far gone for this all-new, some old friends lend a hand: Luke Cage, all-different crew — and there's one job the Panther must handle alone.

Collects black panther 2016 #5-8, Jungle Action #6-7. Counting down the final days of the kingdom of Wakanda! As Zenzi and The People poison Wakanda's citizens against the Black Panther, a cabal of nation-breakers is assembled. And ayo and aneka, the hatut zeraze, are courted to raise their land to new glory! His allies dwindling, and fellow Avenger Eden Fesi, T'Challa must rely on his elite secret police, the Midnight Angels, a.





And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK

Ecco - The companion book to Henry Louis Gates, Jr. S pbs series, and still i rise—a timeline and chronicle of the past fifty years of black history in the U. S. More than fifty years after the passage of the civil rights act and the birth of Black Power, the United States has both a black president and black CEOs running Fortune 500 companies—and a large black underclass beset by persistent poverty, inadequate education, and an epidemic of incarceration.

Harvard professor and scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Raises disturbing and vital questions about this dichotomy. How did the african american community end up encompassing such profound contradictions? and what will “the black community” mean tomorrow?gates takes readers through the major historical events and untold stories of the sixty years that have irrevocably shaped both the African American experience and the nation as a whole, the murders of Amadou Diallo and Trayvon Martin, into the 1970s and 1980s—eras characterized by both prosperity and neglect—through the turn of the century to today, taking measure of such racial flashpoints as the Tawana Brawley case, from the explosive social and political changes of the 1960s, OJ Simpson’s murder trial, and debates around the NYPD’s “stop and frisk” policies.

And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK - Even as it surveys the political and social evolution of black America, comedians, writers, And Still I Rise is also a celebration of the accomplishments of black artists, musicians, and thinkers who have helped to define American popular culture and to change our world. In more than 350 photos. Beginning with the assassination of malcolm x in february 1965, And Still I Rise: From Black Power to the White House explores the last half-century of the African American experience.





An Unkindness of Ghosts

Akashic Books - It is an antidote to poison. Aboard the hss matilda, poverty, gender, sexuality, identity, and discrimination, Solomon and her characters deftly tackle race, a spaceship in the future, all with thoughtful insight and thrilling intensity. A best book of 2017: the guardian sf and fantasy, bustle fiction, npr book concierge, Publishers Weekly SF/F, Library Journal SF/F, Bookish Best Book to Give, Barnes & Noble SF and Fantasy/Alternate Universe Pick.

2018 locus award finalist first NovelCLMP Firecracker Award WinnerJohn W. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. That's certainly the case aboard the HSS Matilda, a massive spacecraft arranged along the cruel racial divides of pre-Civil War America. Toronto star"this novel from an exciting new voice follows Aster, who lives in the slums of a spaceship that is escorting the last survivors of humanity to a Promised Land--a journey that has taken decades so far.

An Unkindness of Ghosts - For generations, matilda has ferried the last of humanity to a mythical Promised Land. This is a difficult work that pays off; the rare kind of book that stays with you for years. Embroiled in a grudge with a brutal overseer, Aster learns there may be a way to improve her lot--if she's willing to sow the seeds of civil war.

But that might give the wrong impression: that it is a happy book, a book that makes a body feel good. If she were truly a monster, she'd be powerful enough to tear down the walls around her until nothing remains of her world.