" NON-FICTION MUST READ 2017 " - CONTEMPOBOOK-
" FINALIST- US HISTORY " -
2017 International book awards
" The definitive book on the Newton trial. "
- D. Lowell Jensen, Newton Prosecutor
"Retired Judge Lise Pearlman once again brings us a fascinating history of the Oakland Black Panther movement and the trial of Huey Newton. "
-Sheila Corman, Reference
Librarian, Alameda County Law
Library -SEE FULL REVIEW HERE
" The book is a true page-turner. "
-BARBARA BABCOCK, author & Professor emerita, Stanford law
" [A] much needed examination of how the U.S. judicial system destabilized freedom movements and failed its citizens-
events which burn a clear line leading to the present. "
-Assena Fairuz, Contributor, AS IT OUGHT TO BE - SEE FULL REVIEW HERE
" This book deserves to be read more than once...and should probably become assigned reading for any African American History class or African American Studies in the classroom...an intensely interesting read. "
-BOOKLOVER29, AMazon Reviewer -
" WINNER- LAW " - 2013 International book awards
" FINALIST- US HISTORY " - 2013 International book awards
" SILVER WINNER-MULTICULTURALISM " - 2013 IBPA BENJAMIN FRANKlin awards
" This thorough text stands apart ... It deserves a place on the shelf of anyone interested in legal studies, the radical social movements of the 1960s, or African-American studies. ”
- Alyssa Vincent, The Library Journal Vol. 137, Issue 3, p.116, Feb. 15, 2012
“Racism is ingrained in America’s birth, and it has been a long fight against it
ever since. [F]ormer Judge Lise Pearlman argues that this court case...allowed America to eventually elect its first non-white president. [A] fascinating look at this very important case of the twentieth century. ”
- James A Cox, Editor-in-Chief, Midwest Book Review - Wisconsin Bookwatch, March 2012
“ What a phenomenal book! [A]n essential resource...for engaging...students in exploring key social questions of the past century. ”