The acclaimed author unpacks his text on the single most important piece of legislation passed by Congress in American history—the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Ambar examines the role of race, religion and identity politics in the U.S. and U.K. with a look at a 1964 debate speech given by controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X.
The Pulitzer Prize winner explains her interest in the charismatic leader about whom she writes in her latest text, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez.
Now a U.S. citizen, the former child slave opens up about her harrowing real-life story, as detailed in her book, Hidden Girl, and her subsequent life in the U.S.
The international relations scholar and author of Still Ours to Lead assesses America’s ability to shape international policy.
Long regarded as one of the funniest comedians around, Conway recounts stories from his inspiring memoir, What’s So Funny?
The award-winning writer dissects his groundbreaking biography of the controversial Black activist, Stokely Carmichael.
The award-winning journalist unpacks her new text on the state of our planet, The Sixth Extinction.
The pop music critic shares the backstory of his biographical text on one of the most influential singer-songwriters in the U.S., Johnny Cash.
The famed movie maker explains his detour from entertainment to tackle the difficult challenge of education reform in the U.S. with his text, I Got Schooled.