200 Nights and One Day
By Margaret Rozga
(Benu Press, 2009)
75 pp. $16.95
This compact volume of poetry, supplemented by dramatic photos and a crisp timeline, depicts 200 straight days of protests demanding open housing in 1967–68 in Milwaukee—known by some as the “Selma of the North.” Rozga’s poems, which she wrote while participating in the historic struggle, offer stories about the people and the conflict in a way that brings history alive and demonstrates the power of poetry. Foreword by Dick Gregory.
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass,
An American Slave, Written by Himself
A New Critical Edition
by Angela Y. Davis
(City Lights Books, 2010)
245 pp. $12.95
Feminist, scholar, and freedom fighter Angela Davis has republished Douglass’ classic autobiography. Three new interpretive essays will give students and teachers a deeper understanding of Douglass’ significance and the relevance of his thinking to today’s ongoing struggles against racism and for full equality.
Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability
By Michael K. Stone/The Center for Ecoliteracy
(Watershed Media, 2009)
214 pp. $24.95