RaveLibrary JournalAlexander...eloquently writes about the importance of bearing witness to the violence directed against Black people in the United States ... Alexander deftly touches on many other important topics related to violence against Black people, by examining how American society normalizes white supremacy ... What is most striking is the way Alexander incorporates the value of public art, poetry, dance, and writing as central to memorializing and commemorating Black history and events ... A very moving short book that seeks to challenge readers’ assumptions about American society; highly recommended for all libraries and for reading groups.
RaveLibrary Journal... powerful ... An important memoir and call to action that sheds light on the personal injustices of mass incarceration.
RaveLibrary Journal... illuminating reading in many respects ... This riveting account will appeal to anyone with an interest in the history of immigration and current U.S. policies.
PositiveLibrary JournalHamil is a keen observer of his particular family situation ... An engrossing family memoir to be read and enjoyed by those facing any number of life’s challenges.
RaveLibrary JournalA fascinating book that assists readers in gaining a deeper understanding of the past in order to move forward. Highly recommended for all history readers and teachers.
PositiveBooklist\"Lane’s well-researched book portrays a complex lawman with questionable ethics, who long pursued shady businesses yet made his mark fighting the Klan as it gathered strength in many Southern states and threatened to grow ever larger. This is an important, highly readable, and timely study of a key historical period, the origins of the KKK, and one man’s battle against its campaign of hatred and bloodshed.\
Janet Dewart Bell
RaveLibrary JournalWhat these brave women all have in common is humility and a belief that through working together, African American life can be improved and changed for the better ... Through the words of these women, Bell suggests that all of us can make a difference in our communities. An important book that should be read in all schools and wherever discussion of social issues takes place.