Robert F. Kennedy Book Award

Given by Robert F. Kennedy Memorial

84 obres 61,293 Llibres 1,407 Ressenyes 4.0
Each year the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial celebrates the book which most faithfully and forcefully reflects Robert Kennedy's purposes, his concern for the poor and the powerless, his struggle for mostra'n més honest and even-handed justice, his conviction that a decent society must assure all young people a fair chance, and his faith that a free democracy can act to remedy disparities of power and opportunity. mostra'n menys
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Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory de Claudio Saunt
Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland de Jonathan M. Metzl
American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment de Shane Bauer
Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America de Peter Edelman
The Blood of Emmett Till de Timothy B. Tyson
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City de Matthew Desmond
March: Books 1-3 de John Lewis
Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story de David Maraniss
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography de Miriam Pawel
The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind and Changed the History of Free Speech in America de Thomas Healy
The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future de Joseph E. Stiglitz
The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions Are Changing World Politics (The Norton Series in World Politics) de Kathryn Sikkink
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine de Michael Lewis
Zeitoun de Dave Eggers
Distinguished Honor2010
Ordinary Injustice: How America Holds Court de Amy Bach
Shadows at Dawn: A Borderlands Massacre and the Violence of History de Karl Jacoby
Menció honorable2009
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals de Jane Mayer
Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign de Michael K. Honey
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 de Taylor Branch
Distinguished Honors2007
The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast de Douglas Brinkley
Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Laws That Changed America de Nick Kotz
Distinguished Honors2006
Children At War de P. W. Singer
Distinguished Honors2006
Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin de John Hope Franklin
Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime: From the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism de Geoffrey R. Stone
We Are All the Same: A Story of a Boy's Courage and a Mother's Love de Jim Wooten
Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America de Mamie Till-Mobley
Special Recognition2004
Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty de Scott Turow
At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America de Philip Dray
"A Problem from Hell": America and the Age of Genocide de Samantha Power
Brotherhoods of Color : Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality de Eric Arnesen
American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm de Gail Lumet Buckley
Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America de James Allen
Blood of the Liberals de George Packer
No Shame in My Game: The Working Poor in the Inner City de Katherine S. Newman
Mandela: The Authorized Biography de Anthony Sampson
With Liberty For Some: 500 Years of Imprisonment in America de Scott Christianson
Distinguished Honor1999
The Children de David Halberstam
Distinguished Honor1999
Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement de John Lewis
The Soldiers' Tale: Bearing Witness to a Modern War de Samuel Hynes
Race, Crime, and the Law de Randall Kennedy
Worse than Slavery: Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice de David M. Oshinsky
The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism, and the Transformation of American Politics de Dan T. Carter
Circumstantial Evidence: Death, Life, And Justice In A Southern Town de Pete Earley
Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High de Melba Pattillo Beals
Speak Now Against The Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South de John Egerton
Taming the Storm de Jack Bass
In My Place de Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Menció honorable1993
Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty, and the Underclass de Christopher Jencks
Menció honorable1993
Earth in the Balance de Al Gore
When the Bough Breaks: The Cost of Neglecting Our Children de Sylvia Ann Hewlett
Menció honorable1992
The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America de Nicholas Lemann
Menció honorable1992
Life in the Ghetto de Anika D. Thomas
Special Recognition1992
Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction de Melissa Fay Greene
The Long Haul: An Autobiography de Myles Horton
The Burning Season: The Murder of Chico Mendes and the Fight for the Amazon Rain Forest de Andrew Revkin
The Crosswinds of Freedom de James MacGregor Burns
Menció honorable1990
Among Schoolchildren de Tracy Kidder
Big Sugar: Seasons in the Canefields of Florida de Alec Wilkinson
Within Our Reach: Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage de Lisbeth Schorr
Menció honorable1989
Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America de Jonathan Kozol
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam de Neil Sheehan
A Bright Shining Lie I de Neil Sheehan
The brutality of nations de Dan Jacobs
Menció honorable1988
Beloved de Toni Morrison
Song in a Weary Throat: Memoir of an American Pilgrimage de Pauli Murray
Freedom Song: A Personal Story of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement de Mary King
When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution de Elizabeth Becker
Menció honorable1987
The Political Life of Children de Robert Coles
Menció honorable1987
Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference de David J. Garrow
Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families de J. Anthony Lukas
Reaping the Whirlwind: The Civil Rights Movement in Tuskegee de Robert J. Norrell
Sitting in Darkness: Americans in the Philippines de David Haward Bain
Menció honorable1985
The Crucible of Race: Black-White Relations in the American South since Emancipation de Joel Williamson
Menció honorable1985
A Rage for Order: Black-White Relations in the American South since Emancipation (Galaxy Books) de Joel Williamson
Menció honorable1985
Weakness & Deceit: U.S. Policy and El Salvador de Raymond Bonner
Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy de Jules Tygiel
Menció honorable1984
Children of War de Roger Rosenblatt
The Fate of the Earth de Jonathan Schell
Menció honorable1983
Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. de Stephen B. Oates
The Pursuit of a Dream de Janet Sharp Hermann
The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency (Phoenix Book) de Anthony M. Platt
Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence & Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley de John Gaventa
Menció honorable1981
Drylongso: A Self-Portrait of Black America de John Langston Gwaltney
Menció honorable1981
Civilities and Civil Rights : Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black Struggle for Freedom de William H. Chafe
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