A few titles to end the year:
Sasha Abramsky, The House of Twenty Thousand Books. New York: NYRB, 2014.
About the life of Chimen Abramsky and his library and a world of deep literacy that doesn’t exist in the same way anymore.
Francis Njubi Nesbitt, Race for Sanctions: African Americans Against Apartheid, 1946-1994. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2004.
Concise overview of anti-apartheid organizing among US Africans, beginning with Robeson’s Council on African Affairs.