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The Burning of Murder City USA
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Oct. 26!) Words: 67,000. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » Social history
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Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
American Poverty
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 17!) Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
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In this thought-provoking historical and economic analysis, Laurel A. Rockefeller takes on poverty culture head-on, exploring what it means to poor in the United States while taking a look at how America's closest and much more economically successful allies (Canada, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom) take care of their poor. Topics include complacency, poverty shaming, and rape culture.
Pardon My Prejudice - America's Excuse for Bigotry
Price: $7.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Americans don’t talk enough with each other about bigotry. Yet most of us can identify with that feeling of discomfort as someone blurts out a stupid racial or ethnic remark. “Pardon My Prejudice, America’s Excuse for Bigotry,” is a candid, revealing look at the undercurrent of hatred in our society. Anecdotes, observations, and hard facts make this sensitive subject matter approachable.