Blood and Politics: The History of the White Nationalist Movement from the Margins to the Mainstream
Books , Kindle Edition / October 3, 2016

Blood and Politics: The History of the White Nationalist Movement from the Margins to the Mainstream
More than fifteen years in the making, Blood and Politics is the most comprehensive history to date of the white supremacist movement as it has evolved over the past three-plus decades. Leonard Zeskind draws heavily upon court documents, racist publications, and first-person reports, alo…

Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
Books / October 2, 2016

Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, NonfictionNamed a Notable Book of the Year by TheNew York Times Book Review and TheWashington Post Named a Best Book of the Year byNPR, The Boston Globe, and Kirkus Reviews (Best Nonfiction)Countless books have been written about the civil rights movement, but far less attention has been paid to what happened after the dramatic passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 and the turbulent forces it unleashed. In this groundbreaking narrative history, Ari Berman charts both the transformation of American democracy under the VRA and the counterrevolution that has sought to limit it from the moment the act was signed into law. The VRA is widely regarded as the crowning achievement of the civil rights movement, and yet?more than fifty years later?the battles over race, representation, and political power continue, as lawmakers devise new strategies to keep minorities out of the voting booth, while the Supreme Court has declared a key part of the Voting Rights Act unconstitutional. Through meticulous research, in-depth interviews, and incisive on-the-ground reporting, Give Us the Ballot…