PM PRESS- Books Featured Because OF Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with:

40% OFF titles from

C.L.R. James,

Nalo Hopkinson,

Robert Hillary King,

Dr. David Pilgrim, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Angela Davis & more!

“One of the most important contributions to the study of American history that I have ever experienced.”
—-Henry Louis Gates Jr., director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African American Research

“David Pilgrim makes a vital contribution to help us understand the grotesque depths of the psychological and cultural war of anti-Black racism throughout the Jim Crow era. In our quest to build powerful multiracial grassroots movements for collective liberation, Pilgrim’s book is a tool to help decolonize our minds, attack anti-Black racism in all of its forms, and create a multiracial democracy with economic justice for all.”
—-Chris Crass, author of Towards Collective Liberation: Anti-Racist Organizing, Feminist Praxis, and Movement Building Strategy
Check out some of the most recent reviews of Understanding Jim Crow at: Q (CBC),

the Marc Steiner Show, Collectors Weekly, Truthout and Salon.

And keep your eyes and ears peeled for forthcoming interviews with Dr. Pilgrim inMother Jones Magazine.

Please take a moment and check out some of the other great titles that are also 40% off in celebration of Black History Month!
To take advantage of this offer, click on the links below and add one into your shopping cart. This Sale ends March 1st at 11.59pm PST.

To get your 40% discount at checkout, type in the coupon code: History

by Nalo Hopkinson

“Report from Planet Midnight” takes on race and racism in literature. In “Message in a Bottle,” an American Indian who doesn’t like children is befriended by a strange four-year-old, who seems wise beyond her years.

“A genuine vitality and generosity…one of the more important and original voices in SF.” —-Publishers Weekly

Sale price: $7.20

e-Book sale price: $5.37
This story is simply and humbly told, it strips bare the economic and social injustices inherent in our society, while continuing to be a powerful literary testimony to our own strength and capacity to overcome.
Sale price: $10.77
e-Book sale price: $5.37
by Derrick Weston Brown

Poet Derrick Weston Brown channels hip-hop, Toni Morrison, and Snagglepuss to make way for the shudder and eruption of wisdom.
“We need more songs like this young man’s right here. Truth cuts its way beneath the unspoken like new teeth on their way to light.  Son of Langston, come on through.”
—Ruth Forman, author of Prayers Like Shoes

Sale price: $8.97 
e-Book sale price: $5.37
Edited by Elizabeth Betita Martínez, Mandy Carter, and Matt Meyer

A collection of articles from scholars and activists exploring the major points of intersection between white supremacy and the war machine and what needs to be done.

Sale price: $17.97 
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Angela Davis talks about the history of slavery, the struggles for freedom, and their implications for life in the U.S. today in a speech given on the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade.

Sale price: $8.97

Edited by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, China Martens, and Mai’a Williams

Inspired by the legacy of radical and queer black feminists of the 1970s and ’80s, this anthology centers around mothers of color and marginalized mothers’ voices.

Sale price: $10.77 
e-Book sale price: $5.37
The Angola 3: Black Panthers and the Last Slave Plantation (DVD)
by Jimmy O’Halligan, scott crow, and Ann Harkness

Tells the gripping story of Robert King, Herman Wallace, and Albert Woodfox, men who have endured solitary confinement longer then any known living prisoner in the United States.


Sale price: $11.97
by Russell Maroon Shoatz * Edited by Fred Ho and Quincy Saul
This is the first published collection of Maroon’s accumulated written works, and also includes new essays written expressly for this volume.

Sale price: $12.00
e-Book sale price: $5.37
A History of Pan-African Revolt
by C.L.R. James

Originally published in England in 1938 (the same year as his magnum opusThe Black Jacobins) and expanded in 1969, this work remains the classic account of global black resistance.

Sale price: $10.17  
e-Book sale price: $5.37
 The Jena 6 (DVD)
by Big Noise Films
Jena, LA – In a small town in Louisiana, six families are fighting for their sons’ lives.

Two nooses are left as a warning to black students trying to integrate their playground, fights break out across town, a white man pulls a shotgun on black students, someone burns down most of the school, the DA puts six black students on trial for attempted murder,and the quiet town of Jena becomes the site of the largest civil rights demonstration in the South since the 1960s.

Sale price: $8.97

The 5th Inning
by E. Ethelbert Miller

The 5th Inning is poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller’s second memoir.

“Ethelbert Miller brings an accomplished poet’s stunning language to this important memoir, and no one writes more eloquently about the lives – the triumphs and dilemmas – of black American men than he does.”
—Charles Johnson, author of Middle Passage

Sale price: $9.57

e-Book sale price: $5.37
by Gary Phillips

Follow Vietnam vet Magrady as he weaves through the underbelly of Los Angeles to find his missing wheechair bound buddy who might be in hot water with some major L.A. players.

“Honesty, distinctive characters, absurdity and good writing are here in Phillips’s work.”
—-Washington Post

“Phillips writes some of the most earnest and engaging crime noir currently being written.” —-Spinetingler

Sale price: $8.40
e-Book sale price: $5.37

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