Sarah Garland talks about the achievements and disappointments of desegregation.
13 posts from February 2013
Fifty-Five Years Ago Today... Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin Yes, this publicity hit is from February 26, 1958, but we didn't have a blog (much less the not-to-be-missed Beacon Buzz report) back then ... The New York...
Enter to win a free copy of Shout, Sister, Shout!, the biography of Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Aviva Chomsky traveled to Havana for the Cuban Book Fair and the release of a Spanish translation of her book, They Take Our Jobs! And 20 Other Myths About Immigration.
We need an immigration policy that brings people together, instead of pitting workers against each other, as our current system does.
The tragic killing of a former Navy seal should prompt a great examination of the spiritual damage of war.
If books received Valentine's Day cards, some of ours would have armfuls of them.
Lewis V. Baldwin calls for us to remember King's global vision.
A millennial examines how his generation is profoundly impacting politics, business, media, and activism.
Terry Galloway's wickedly hilarious memoir is now available in audiobook.
Browse our African American titles: General Interest | African American History | Fiction and Poetry | Black Women Writers All month long, Beacon Press is offering 20% off and free shipping on all African American Studies titles purchased at Beacon.org....
This post originally appeared at Huffington Post. Today would have been the 100th birthday of Rosa Parks. To honor the day, we share these Ten Things You Didn't Know About Rosa Parks, compiled by Jeanne Theoharis, author of The Rebellious...
Examines why school desegregation, despite its success in closing the achievement gap, was never embraced wholeheartedly in the black community as a remedy for racial inequality In 2007, a court case originally filed in Louisville, Kentucky, was argued before the...