Eight Books For Today

Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, we offer you a list of eight books that tackle race, race relations, and Civil Rights in the US.

One-Way Street of Integration: Fair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities, by Edward G. Goetz

Out of Oakland: Black Panther Party Internationalism during the Cold War, by Sean L. Malloy

Whose Detroit?: Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City, by Pulitzer Prize winner Heather Ann Thompson

Two Weeks Every Summer: Fresh Air Children and the Problem of Race in America, by Tobin Miller Shearer

Mourning in America: Race and the Politics of Loss, by David W. McIvor

New Deal Ruins: Race, Economic Justice, and Public Housing Policy, by Edward G. Goetz

Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia, by Abigail Perkiss

White Flight/Black Flight: The Dynamics of Racial Change in an American Neighborhood, by Rachael A. Woldoff

Eight Books For Today