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February Feature

In light of the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and the 50th anniversary of several landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement, this year's African American history month provides an especially potent opportunity to connect with critical aspects of American history and race relations. The University of Washington Press is proud to publish several books that contribute to these important dialogues:

The Rising Tide of Color: Race, State Violence, and Radical Movements across the Pacific

Edited by Moon-Ho Jung

Radical Theatrics: Put-Ons, Politics, and the Sixties

By Craig J. Peariso

Stars for Freedom: Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement (forthcoming May 2015)

By Emilie Raymond

Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-1968

By Julian Cox

Seattle in Black and White: The Congress of Racial Equality and the Fight for Equal Opportunity

By Joan Singler, Jean C. Durning, Bettylou Valentine, and Maid J. Adams

New Books In

Check out our new Spring 2015 catalog!

The University of Washington Press announces a new Northwest Writers Fund, established to support regional nonfiction. To contribute to the fund or for more information, please contact Beth Fuget (206-616-0818,

New to Seattle? These books provide a great introduction to your new city.

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