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The Sword and the Shield by Peniel E. Joseph

In The Sword and the Shield, Peniel E. Joseph upends these misconceptions and reveals a nuanced portrait of two men who, despite markedly different backgrounds, inspired and pushed each other throughout their adult lives. Now updated with a new afterword, this is a strikingly revisionist account of Malcolm and Martin, the era they defined, and their lasting impact on today’s Movement for Black Lives.

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Featured Author: Marc Lamont Hill

An award-winning journalist and authour, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. He has authored or coauthored several books, including Nobody andWe Still Here.

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The Legendborn Cycle by Tracy Deonn

Sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews infiltrates a secret magical society that dates back to the time of King Arthur only to question her true loyalties in this contemporary fantasy series.

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