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Book awards: Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award

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Works (60)

Achieving the Impossible Dream: HOW JAPANESE AMERICANS OBTAINED REDRESS (Asian American Experience) by Mitchell T Maki2000
All Souls: A Family Story from Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald2000
The Earth Shall Weep: A History of Native America by James Wilson2000
Gay Parents/Straight Schools: Building Communication and Trust by Virginia Casper2000
A Gesture Life by Chang-Rae Lee2000
Interracial Justice: Conflict and Reconciliation in Post-Civil Rights America (Critical America) by Eric Yamamoto2000
Kinship: A Family's Journey in Africa and America by Philippe Wamba2000
Mobilizing Resentment: Conservative Resurgence from the John Birch Society to the Promise Keepers by Jean Hardisty2000
Racism Explained to My Daughter by Tahar Ben Jelloun2000
Reinventing the Enemy's Language: Contemporary Native Women's Writings of North America by Joy Harjo2000
Those Bones Are Not My Child: A Novel by Toni Cade Bambara2000
Voices of Resistance: Testimonies of Cuban and Chilean Women by Judy Maloof2000
When Equality Ends: Stories About Race And Resistance by Richard Delgado2000
Bad Boys by Ann Arnett Ferguson2001
Because of the Kids by Jennifer E. Obidah2001
The Cherokee Lottery by William Jay Smith2001
Civil Rights Since 1787 by Jonathan Birnbaum2001
Invisible Lives by Viviane K. Namaste2001
Passport Photos by Amitava Kumar2001
To Make Our World Anew by Robin D. G. Kelley2001
Unbending Gender by Joan Williams2001
Crossing Over by Ruben Martinez2002
Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics by Stephen Hart2002
Erased Faces by Graciela Limón2002
Fire in Beulah by Rilla Askew2002
A History of Affirmative Action, 1619-2000 by Philip F. Rubio2002
A Place to Stand by Jimmy Santiago Baca2002
Policing the Poor by Neil Websdale2002
Telling to Live by The Latina Feminist Group2002
Welfare Racism by Kenneth J. Neubeck2002
Witness by Karen Hesse2002
And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson2006
The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide by Meizhu Lui2006
Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights by Kenji Yoshino2006
Creating Black Americans: African-American History and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present by Nell Irvin Painter2006
Freedom Is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace by Nancy K. MacLean2006
Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Changed Modern America by Karenna Gore Schiff2006
Roots Too by Matthew Frye Jacobson2006
Storming Caesar's Palace: How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty by Annelise Orleck2006
We Are All Suspects Now: Untold Stories from Immigrant America After 9/11 by Tram Nguyen2006
What If All the Kids Are White?: Anti-bias Multicultural Education With Young Children And Families (Early Childhood Education Series) by Louise Derman-Sparks2006
Anti-Arab Racism in the USA: Where it Comes From and What it Means for Politics by Steven Salaita2008
Clinging to Mammy: The Faithful Slave in Twentieth-Century America by Micki McElya2008
The Cost of Privilege: Taking On the System of White Supremacy and Racism by Chip Smith2008
Dancing on Live Embers; Challenging Racism in Organizations by Barb Thomas2008
Getting It by Alex Sanchez2008
The History of My Shoes and the Evolution of Darwin's Theory by Fries Kenny2008
Ida: A Sword Among Lions by Paula J. Giddings2008
Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route by Saidiya Hartman2008
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington2008
The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence2008
The Secret Powers of Naming by Sara Littlecrow-Russell2008
Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon2008
Asylum Denied: A Refugee's Struggle for Safety in America by David Ngaruri Kenney2009
Bella Abzug: How One Tough Broad from the Bronx Fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, Pissed Off Jimmy Carter, Battled for the Rights of Women and Workers, Rallied Against War and for the Planet, and Shook Up Politics Along the Way by Suzanne Braun Levine2009
The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill2009
Bringing Human Rights Home [Three Volumes] (Praeger Perspectives) by Cynthia Soohoo2009
Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay, and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York by Kai Wright2009
Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in School by Mica Pollock2009
The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang2009

Award description

Awarded by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights
A major purpose of the Myers Center is the review and identification of outstanding books written each year about discrimination and bigotry, and ways to develop equitable future communities and societies. Publishers and readers are invited to nominate books published in each preceding year. A list of outstanding books is developed, and the winners of the Gustavus Myers Award announced on Human Rights Day, December 10th, each year
List of Outstanding Books Winners website
Awards began in 1984


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