Catching Hell In The City Of Angels: Life And Meanings Of Blackness In South Central Los Angeles by João H. Costa Vargas

Since the 1980s, Los Angeles has become the most racially and economically divided city in the United States. In the poorest parts of South Central Los Angeles, buildings in disrepair—the legacy of... Read more »

Never Meant to Survive: Genocide and Utopias in Black Diaspora Communities by João H. Costa Vargas

Never Meant to Survive presents a historical, political, and social assessment of anti-black genocide and liberatory struggles that arose to resist it. Based on fine-grained accounts of community life at the street... Read more »

Consciencism: Philosophy & Ideology for Decolonization by Kwame Nkrumah

Nkurmah deconstructs the fallacy that western philosophical thought is “universal philosophical thought”. He provides detail which exposes western philosophical thought as purposefully placing all thought in abstraction and divorcing thought from action... Read more »

Blood in My Eye by George L. Jackson

Blood in My Eye is a political treatise from George Jackson which covers a wide range of topics from colonialism, capitalism, the irrelevancy of third party politics, fascism, revolution, the prison industrial... Read more »

Pedagogy of the Oppressed, 30th Anniversary Edition by Paulo Freire

There are no blurbs or short explanations to write about Pedagogy of the Oppressed. To attempt to explain one aspect of this book would limit the depth of its analysis. Conscientization 101... Read more »

Class Struggle In Africa by Kwame Nkrumah

The best way to describe this book is by expanding the title to say Class Struggle Amongst Africans.  Nkrumah places the African struggle in the context of all African people in the... Read more »

The Colonizer and the Colonized by Albert Memmi

In The Colonizer and the Colonized, Albert Memmi explores the psychological effects of colonialism on colonized and colonizers alike. This book eliminates various designations such as minority and women’s rights by placing... Read more »

Capital: Volume 1: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx

Capital was the product of thirty years close study of the capitalist mode of production. England is used as the subjective case study to prove objectively that capitalism is not a sustainable... Read more »

The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley by Malcolm X

This is the book that started our conscientization. The title is self explanatory. If you haven’t read this yet, then now is the time! Read more »