Black History Month concludes with a feature about African-American memoir.
25 posts from February 2012
A look at Beacon authors in the media.
Lewis Baldwin reflects upon how studying Martin Luther King, Jr.'s prayers provides guidance and illuminates King's teachings.
"Each and every one of us, no matter what our own sexual orientation may be or how we may identify, has had to forge that sexual orientation or identity in the long shadow of heterosexuality."
We continue our Black History Month series with a look at books that address the problem of inequality and provide visions of a better future for people of all races.
Despite recent "wins" in the war over contraception, the abortion wars are still raging, at the expense of women's health.
MLK's prayers provide a window into his practice of nonviolence.
In the list of labels we can attach to how people love one another, can we add "ex-gay"?
We continue our Black History Month series by looking at Beacon's books covering the Civil Rights Era, in particular the work of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anita Hill looks at the principaled actions of the California Attorney General and how we can restore communities ravaged by the subprime mortgage meltdown.
A Valentine's Day look at some odd facts about heterosexuality.
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s prayers provide instruction for communities of faith seeking inspiration.
In the U.S., there is no statute of limitations for certain cases of torture. What might this mean fo rhte former president?
Carl Elliott is the author of White Coat, Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine. Elliott is a professor at the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Atlantic...
In honor of Black History Month, here are a few Beacon Press titles that look at slavery and its lasting impact on American society.
Patricia Harman looks at the personal costs of political battles over women's health.
A new book by a high-risk OB-GYN tells a gripping tale from the front lines of the NICU and from his daughter's bedside.
A new book looks at the crimes of the Bush administration and why they still matter.
Enter a giveaway for free books from Other Press.
The outcome of today's game will be felt for the ages. Or for at least a week on the website of one fortunate independent publisher.