Young, idealistic Genevieve Weir arrives in Indian Territory on a mission to bring “civilization” to the Muscogee people. There she meets Wynema, a young Muscogee girl who shares the traditions and beliefs of her tribe. Together, these young women come of age during a time in American history marred by racism, sexism, and brutality toward
A classic of investigative journalism, the pamphlets of Ida B. Wells-Barnett shine a light on the evils of racism in the United States. With a contextual introduction and useful footnotes, this book gives students an opportunity to analyze and interpret primary texts. The book includes the full text of Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its
John Muir (1838–1914) offers an ecstatic personal narrative in this American Voices Collection reprint. To read his story is to share in “a glorious botanical and geological excursion” that blazed the trail for the modern-day environmental movement. An introduction by professor Kevin Dye provides readers a clear-eyed view of Muir’s legacy.
An anthology of poetry and prose by members of the Oregon State Penitentiary writing group, Penned Thoughts. Edited by Michele Dishong McCormack, the group’s facilitator and instructor. The collection explores themes of gratitude and faith, hopes and dreams, life, love, family, and regret.