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You helped us publish Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors, a new book of stories and images from the Jim Crow Museum's founder and director
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    GET A SIGNED BOOK + eBook!

    Get a copy of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors signed by David Pilgrim PLUS a DIGITAL, eBook version of the book. All formats available, for all eBook readers. THIS IS THE ONLY SIGNED OPTION!

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    GET 2 BOOKS + 2 eBooks!

    Get 2 copies of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors PLUS two DIGITAL, eBook versions of the book. All formats available, for all eBook readers.

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    THE BOOK & Revolutionary Mothering

    Get one copy of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors AND Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines, 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 1980s, this anthology centers on mothers of color and marginalized mothers' voices. Plus a DIGITAL, eBook version of each book. All formats available, for all eBook readers.

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    THE BOOK & (H)afrocentric Comics

    Get one copy of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors AND (H)afrocentric Comics: Volumes 1–4 by Juliana “Jewels” Smith, an unflinching visual and literary tour-de-force on the most pressing issues of the day— including gentrification, police violence, and housing—with humor and biting satire. Plus a DIGITAL, eBook version of each book. All formats available, for all eBook readers.

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    THE BOOK & Towards Collective Liberation

    Get one copy of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors AND Towards Collective Liberation: Anti-Racist Organizing, Feminist Praxis, and Movement Building Strategy by Chris Crass, This book is for activists engaging with dynamic questions of how to create and support effective movements for visionary systemic change. Plus a DIGITAL, eBook version of each book. All formats available, for all eBook readers.

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    GET 2 BOOKS BY DR. PILGRIM + 2 eBooks!

    Get Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors AND a copy of Dr. Pilgrim's other book Understanding Jim Crow: Using Racist Memorabilia to Teach Tolerance and Promote Social Justice, PLUS a DIGITAL, eBook version of each. All formats available, for all eBook readers.

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    GET THE BOOK & "NO WALL" SHIRT + eBook!

    Get Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors PLUS an "No Wall" T-shirt designed by Eric Drooker and get a DIGITAL, eBook version of the book. All formats available, for all eBook readers. Shirts are Union Made and Printed Locally, sizes available S-M-L-XL-2XL.

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    GET THE BOOK & "NO TRUMP" SHIRT + eBook!

    Get Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors PLUS a "No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA" T-shirt, and get a DIGITAL, eBook version of the book. All formats available, for all eBook readers. Shirts are Union Made and Printed Locally, sizes available S-M-L-XL-2XL.

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    BOOK CLUB FOR 5 + 5 eBooks!

    Get 5 copies of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors and start a book club to have your own discussions about race relations. You also get 5 DIGITAL, eBook versions of the book. All formats available, for all eBook readers.

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    BOOK CLUB FOR 10 + 10 eBooks!

    Get 10 copies of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors and start a book club to have your own discussions about race relations. You also get 10 DIGITAL, eBook versions of the book. All formats available, for all eBook readers.

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    CLASSROOM SET OF 20 (or any number)!

    Get 20 copies of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors to use for classroom or group discussions about race relations. You also get 20 DIGITAL, eBook versions of the book. All formats available, for all eBook readers. Free shipping in the U.S. For alternative quantities, please get in touch.

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    1 YEAR FRIEND OF PM MEMBERSHIP

    Get a FRIEND OF PM PRESS (FOPM) membership for 1 YEAR. That’s everything we will publish in the next 12 months, about 50 new releases; books, pamphlets, DVDs, and CDs will magically appear on your doorstep every month. AND you will get 50% off all previously published releases, about 450 items. Plus a SIGNED copy of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors, of course.

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    PERSONAL TOUR of the Jim Crow Museum

    Get a PERSONAL TOUR of the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia (with round trip PLANE TICKET with HOTEL) in Big Rapids, MI with founder and director David Pilgrim. This is a fantastic learning opportunity to personally experience the museum and artifacts. Plus get a signed copy of the book and a digital, eBook version. Domestic flights only. If more than one person, please get in touch.

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    LIFETIME FRIEND OF PM MEMBERSHIP

    Ge all past, present, and future PM Press releases shipped to your door, plus all new items as they come out. A surprise package of books, pamphlets, DVDs, and CDs will magically appear on your doorstep every month. Plus, you’ll get all of the above prizes, and a SIGNED copy of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors, of course.

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