Chronic Rebels

The Chronicle of Higher Education interviews Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel, authors of Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children’s Literature. The idea for the book came after… READ MORE

Latino (Voter) Spin

Arlene Davila, author of Latino Spin: Public Image and the Whitewashing of Race, takes a look at the way popular culture changes its perceptions of Latino values to suit its… READ MORE

Does Religion Make You Nice?

Or, does atheism make you mean? Those are the questions asked by Slate.com writer Paul Bloom in his review of Philip Zuckerman’s Society without God (NYU Press 2008). Many Americans… READ MORE

Better Read than Red

The Washington Post reviews Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children’s Literature, edited by Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel. Check out the artwork from the book here or… READ MORE

A Vote to Change the World

By Hasan Kwame Jeffries, author of Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama’s Black Belt, forthcoming from NYU Press in 2009. My wife and I were tired. We’re… READ MORE

Indecision 2008: NYU Press Edition

Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., co-editor of From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State and the forthcoming When Law Fails, made an appearance last night on Comedy Central’s “Indecision 2008” presidential… READ MORE

Black Founding Fathers & Barack

Rich Newman, author of Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers, discusses what this election might have meant to our nations black founding fathers…. READ MORE

Prophetic Airwaves

Richard S. Newman, author of Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers, can be seen on C-SPAN’s BookTV through this link. Check it out… READ MORE