Witness

The Barnes Noble Review Karen Hesse s Newbery Award winning skills are put to great use in Witness, a poetic tale about friendship, fanaticism, and the deadly undercurrents of racial prejudice The story takes place in a small Vermont town in the year 1924, revealing the devastating impact of the

They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group

Boys, let us get up a club With those words, six restless young men raided the linens at a friend s mansion in 1866 They pulled white sheets over their heads, hopped on horses, and cavorted through the streets of Pulaski, Tennessee Soon, the six friends named their club the Ku Klux Klan and

Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime

In 1978 the community of Colorado Springs, Colorado experienced a growth of Ku Klux Klan KKK membership One man dared to challenge their effort and thwart attempts to take over the city, Police Detective Ron Stallworth He launched an undercover investigation into the Klan, gained membership into

There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

Using over twelve thousand previously classified documents made available through the Freedom of Information Act, David Cunningham uncovers the riveting inside story of the FBI s attempts to neutralize political targets on both the Right and the Left during the 1960s Examining the FBI s infamous

Brotherhood

The year is 1867, the South has been defeated, and the American Civil War is over But the conflict goes on Yankees now patrol the streets of Richmond, Virginia, and its citizens, both black and white, are struggling to redefine their roles and relationships By day, fourteen year old Shadrach

The Chamber

In the corridors of Chicago s top law firm Twenty six year old Adam Hall stands on the brink of a brilliant legal career Now he is risking it all for a death row killer and an impossible case Maximum Security Unit, Mississippi State Prison Sam Cayhall is a former Klansman and unrepentant racist

Mudbound

In Jordan s prize winning debut, prejudice takes many forms, both subtle and brutal It is 1946, and city bred Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband s Mississippi Delta farm a place she finds foreign and frightening In the midst of the family s struggles, two young men