"  NON-FICTION MUST READ 2017 "   - CONTEMPOBOOK-

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" 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

 

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" The book is a true page-turner. "       

 -BARBARA BABCOCK, author & Professor emerita, Stanford law 

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" [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 -

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" 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 JournaVol. 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 ReviewWisconsin Bookwatch, March 2012

 

“ What a phenomenal book!  [A]n essential resource...for engaging...students in exploring key social questions of the  past century. ”

 - Deborah Menkart, Exe. Director, Teaching for Change -Washington, D.C