New Series! Available now, by Duchess Harris

  • Freedom’s Promise

    12-book Set

    • Barbara Jordan: Politician and Civil Rights Leader
    • Blacks in Paris: African American Culture in Europe
    • Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine
    • The Grand Contraband Camp
    • Hidden Heroes: The Human Computers of NASA
    • The Making of Motown
    • The March on Washington and Its Legacy
    • Oney “Ona” Judge: Escape from Slavery and the President’s House
    • Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools
    • The Scottsboro Boys
    • The Story of the Black National Anthem
    • Two Bloody Sundays: Civil Rights in America and Ireland

  • Race and Sports

    6-book Set

    • Fighting Stereotypes in Sports
    • Gender and Race in Sports
    • Politics and Protest in Sports
    • Race and College Sports
    • Race and Sports Management
    • Race in Sports Media Coverage

  • Special Reports Set 4

    8-book Set

    • The Charlottesville Protests
    • The Dreamers and DACA
    • Mass Shootings in America
    • The Opioid Crisis
    • The Paris Climate Agreement
    • The Refugee Crisis
    • Russian Hacking in American Elections
    • The Silence Breakers and the #MeToo Movement


More series by Duchess Harris

  • Perspectives on American Progress

    8-book Set

    • Barack Obama Is Elected President
    • The Discovery of the Polio Vaccine
    • Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women’s Rights
    • The First Moon Landing
    • The Internet Connects Us All
    • Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers
    • The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage
    • Rosa Parks Stays Seated

  • Class in America

    8-book Set

    • The American Middle Class
    • Being Poor in America
    • Class and Education
    • Class and Race
    • Class Mobility
    • The Future of Work in America
    • The Health-Care Divide
    • The One Percent

  • Protest Movements

    6-book Set

    • Black Lives Matter
    • Boston Tea Party
    • Civil Rights Sit-Ins
    • Environmental Protests
    • Political Resistance in the Current Age
    • Women’s Suffrage


  • American Values and Freedoms

    6-book Set

    • Freedom of Religion
    • Freedom of the Press
    • Governmental Checks and Balances
    • The Right to Bear Arms
    • The Right to Protest
    • The Right to Vote

  • Being Female in America

    6-book Set

    • Growing Up a Girl
    • Male Privilege
    • Sexism and Race
    • Sexism at Work
    • Sexism in Politics
    • Sexism in the Media

  • News Literacy

    6-book Set

    • Advertising Overload
    • The Fake News Phenomenon
    • How Journalists Work
    • Uncovering Bias in the News
    • Why News Matters
    • Your Personalized Internet


Titles by Duchess Harris


Meet Duchess Harris

AUTHORPROFESSORSCHOLAR

Dr. Harris is a professor of American Studies at Macalester College and curator of the Duchess Harris Collection of ABDO books. She is also the coauthor of the collection, which features popular titles such as Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA, and series including News Literacy and Being Female in America.

Before working with ABDO, Dr. Harris authored several other books on the topics of race, culture, and American history. She served as an associate editor for Litigation News, the American Bar Association Section of Litigation’s quarterly flagship publication, and was the first editor in chief of Law Raza, an interactive online journal covering race and the law, published at William Mitchell College of Law. She has earned a PhD in American Studies from the University of Minnesota and a JD from William Mitchell College of Law.


Duchess Harris Videos

  • Big Questions Series from Macalester College

    Professor Harris on #MeToo and sexism, with Macalester President Brian Rosenberg

    Video credits: Recorded, produced, and provided by Macalester College

  • The Laura C. Harris Symposium

    Denison University • October 19th, 2017

    Video credits: Recorded, produced, and provided by Denison University Media Technology Services