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About Hannah Carlson

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Landmark report on Ferguson policing practices from the DOJ coming this summer from The New Press

Check out the landmark report on Ferguson policing practices from the DOJ coming this summer from The New Press. On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed African American high school senior, was shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, … Continue reading

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Throw Like a Woman (The Story Plant)

Looking for a good book that will tide you over until Opening Day?  Check out Throw Like a Woman, a novel about a woman finding herself again after her divorce by landing on the mound as the first woman player … Continue reading

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Lavina from The Story Plant

The Story Plant received a great Kirkus review for Lavina, calling the novel, “thoughtful fiction that once again exposes the dark enigma of America’s racist past and present.” Lavina: A Novel By Mary Marcus p-ISBN: 9781611882018, e-ISBN: 9781611882025 Hardcover, 358 … Continue reading

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Rosie O’Donnell recommends The New Jim Crow on The View

On “The View” yesterday, Rosie O’Donnell recommended that everyone read The New Jim Crow from The New Press. Here’s the clip–start watching just before 4:10 — http://abc.go.com/shows/the-view/video/pl5554876/vdka0_ttf1h2nk The New Jim Crow By Michelle Alexander 978-1-59558-643-8 Trade Paper / $19.95 978-1-59558-103-7 Trade … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter

With the renewed request for justice and social change, The New Press recommends the following titles for librarians and library patrons. The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander $19.95 Trade Paper; 978-1-59558-643-8 The “explosive debut” (Kirkus) from a rising legal … Continue reading

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