Category Archives: eBooks

November’s free ebook is here! We’re giving away Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil by Christen A. Smith. Tourists exult in Bahia, Brazil, as a tropical paradise infused with the black population’s one-of-a-kind vitality. Interpreting the violence as both … Continue reading

October’s free ebook is here! We’re giving away Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and The Environment in Northwestern Brazil by Michael B. Silvers. Michael B. Silvers proposes a scholarship focused on environmental justice to understand key questions in … Continue reading

September’s free e-book is here! We’re giving away To Turn The Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism edited by Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany M. Gill with contributions by Nicole Anae, Keisha N. Blain, Brandon R. Byrd, Stephanie Beck … Continue reading

August’s free e-book is here! To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, we are giving away copies of 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage. Compiled by Dawn Durante, this anthology includes essential scholarship on the women’s … Continue reading

July’s free ebook is here! For this entire month we are giving away Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC edited by Faith S. Holsaert, Martha Prescod Norman Noonan, Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, Jean Smith … Continue reading

What Covid has revealed is that the truly essential work of society is care: care for the sick, care for the young and the old, the care work of food production, the mutual care that allows any of us to function in the world. Continue reading

May’s free eBook is here! For this entire month only we’re giving away Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era by Jacob A. C. Remes! In the Progressive Era the working class citizens of the U.S. and … Continue reading

Happy Women’s History Month! Celebrate with a free ebook copy of Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C. by Treva B. Lindsey and a special issue of Women, Gender, and Families of Color (WGFC). Colored No More traces … Continue reading

Giveaway alert! We’re offering a free ebook of OCTAVIA E. BUTLER by Gerry Canavan during November. Butler’s experiences as an African American woman in the world of white male-dominated science fiction writing informed her career as a science fiction author. … Continue reading

Giveaway alert! We’re offering a free ebook copy of  Sex Workers, Psychics and Numbers Runners: Black Women in New York City’s Underground Economy by LaShawn Harris during October. During the 20th century, a diverse group of African American women carved … Continue reading