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America's First Freedom Rider: Elizabeth Jennings, Chester A. Arthur, and the Early Fight for Civil Rights

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America's First Freedom Rider: Elizabeth Jennings, Chester A. Arthur, and the Early Fight for Civil Rights

America's First Freedom Rider: Elizabeth Jennings, Chester A. Arthur, and the Early Fight for Civil Rights by Jerry Mikorenda
English | December 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 1493041347 | 256 pages | EPUB | 5.31 MB

In 1853, traveling was full of danger. Omnibus accidents were commonplace. Pedestrians were regularly attacked by the Five Points' gangs. Rival police forces watched and argued over who should help. Pickpockets, drunks and kidnappers were all part of the daily street scene in old New York. Yet somehow, they endured and transformed a trading post into the Empire City.

Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich

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Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich

Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich by Annie Boochever, Roy Peratrovich, Jr.
English | February 16th, 2019 | ISBN: 1602233705 | 80 pages | EPUB | 4.43 MB

"No Natives or Dogs Allowed," blared the storefront sign at Elizabeth Peratrovich, then a young Alaska Native Tlingit. The sting of those words would stay with her all her life. Years later, after becoming a seasoned fighter for equality, she would deliver her own powerful message: one that helped change Alaska and the nation forever.

Democracy and Equality: The Enduring Constitutional Vision of the Warren Court (Inalienable Rights)

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Democracy and Equality: The Enduring Constitutional Vision of the Warren Court (Inalienable Rights)

Democracy and Equality: The Enduring Constitutional Vision of the Warren Court (Inalienable Rights) by Geoffrey R. Stone, David A. Strauss
English | December 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 019093820X | 240 pages | EPUB | 0.41 MB

From 1953 to 1969, the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren brought about many of the proudest achievements of American constitutional law. The Warren declared racial segregation and laws forbidding interracial marriage to be unconstitutional; it expanded the right of citizens to criticize public officials; it held school prayer unconstitutional; and it ruled that people accused of a crime must be given a lawyer even if they can't afford one. Yet, despite those and other achievements, conservative critics have fiercely accused the justices of the Warren Court of abusing their authority by supposedly imposing their own opinions on the nation.

Big Data, Databases and "Ownership" Rights in the Cloud (Repost)

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Big Data, Databases and "Ownership" Rights in the Cloud (Repost)

Big Data, Databases and "Ownership" Rights in the Cloud (Perspectives in Law, Business and Innovation) by Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci
2019 | ISBN: 9811503486 | English | 308 pages | PDF | 5 MB

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
English | November 12th, 2019 | ISBN: 1788737326 | 224 pages | EPUB | 0.43 MB

"It would be an endless task to trace the variety of meannesses, cares, and sorrows, into which women are plunged by the prevailing opinion that they were created rather to feel than reason, and that all the power they obtain, must be obtained by their charms and weakness."—Mary Wollstonecraft

Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights

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Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights

Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights by David Kinley
English | March 1st, 2018 | ISBN: 0190691123 | 288 pages | EPUB | 0.51 MB

Finance is the evil we cannot live without. It governs almost every aspect of our lives and has the power to liberate as well as enslave. With the world's total financial assets—valued at a staggering $300 trillion—being four times larger than the combined output of all the world's economies, there is, apparently, plenty to go around.

Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights

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Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights

Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights by Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Katie McCabe
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1616209550 | 305 pages | True PDF | 1.78 MB

“Dovey Johnson Roundtree set a new path for women and proved that the vision and perseverance of a single individual can turn the tides of history.”
—Michelle Obama

The Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism

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The Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism

The Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism by Jessica Whyte
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1786633116 | 278 pages | EPUB | 0.98 MB

The fatal embrace of human rights and neoliberalism

Activist: Portraits of Courage (Civil Rights Book, Social Justice Book, Inspirational Gift)

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Activist: Portraits of Courage (Civil Rights Book, Social Justice Book, Inspirational Gift)

Activist: Portraits of Courage (Civil Rights Book, Social Justice Book, Inspirational Gift) by KK Ottesen
English | October 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1452182779 | 300 pages | EPUB | 21.51 MB

A speech on the radio. A high school literature class. A promise made to a mother.