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Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation >

Insightful and provocative writer Eric Deggans analyzes the media's motivations and methods of dividing the nation through racial and minority alienization. Deggans shows the history of this trend and proposes a new standard for media in pursuit of a more civil discourse.

Criminal Justice

The New Jim Crow >

Michelle Alexander's stunning portrait of racial biases in modern America presents compelling evidence that the criminal justice system has replaced the racial restraints of old to limit the civil rights of minorities. Alexander challenges her readers to reexamine their preconceptions and hold American authority figures to a higher standard.

Criminal Justice

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption >

Bryan Stevenson's powerful and revealing memoir recounts his journey through the racially-biased justice system of the South as a Harvard Law student. His experience with a death-row inmate's search for justice set him on a lifelong path toward uncovering the system's flaws and inspiring others to fight for empathy and equality for all.

Nonprofits/Social Entrepreneurship

With Charity For All: Why Charities are Failing and a Better Way to Give >

Ken Stern's critique of modern American charities reveals systematic flaws in the current nonprofit model that have led to sustained ineffectuality. Stern turns his biting review of charity into a veritable guidebook of reform for both individuals looking to donate and charities looking to improve.

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Broke, USA-From Pawnshops to Poverty >

Rivlin's book chronicle the early roots of the subprime meltdown and explores any number of other brilliant, if not diabolically brilliant, ways businesses have devised to grow very, very rich off those with decidedly thin wallets. He additionally profiles individuals fighting against the increasing corporatization of American society.

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