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  • Makes Me Wanna Hollerby Nathan Mc Call

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    Examining the complexities of the problems of black youths from an insider's perspective, an African-American journalist recalls his own troubled childhood, his rehabilitation while in prison, and his successful Washington Post career. more...

  • Revolutionary Suicideby Huey P. Newton; Fredrika Newton; Ho Che Anderson

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00

    The searing, visionary memoir of founding Black Panther Huey P. Newton, in a dazzling graphic package Eloquently tracing the birth of a revolutionary, Huey P. Newton's famous and oft-quoted autobiography is as much a manifesto as a portrait of the inner circle of America's Black Panther Party. From Newton's impoverished childhood on the streets... more...

  • Up from Slaveryby Booker T. Washington

    The Floating Press 1901; US$ 4.50

    Delve into the turbulent roots of race relations in the United States with this inspirational account from Booker T. Washington, a one-time slave who became an important advocate for African-American education and founded several well-known institutions of higher learning, including the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Up From Slavery details Washington's... more...

  • Die Philosphie des Marcus Garvey: Der jamaikanische Nationalistenführer und die Gründung der UNIAby Sebastian Stehlik

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 40.60

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieses Buch liefert als bisher einzige Publikation dieser Art in deutscher Sprache, eine biographische Gesamtdarstellung über das Leben und Schaffen des Marcus Mosiah Garvey. Besondere Schwerpunkte bilden hierbei die wichtigsten Lebensstationen Garveys, sein Weltbild, seine Philosophie sowie eine ausführliche Betrachtung von Garveys... more...

  • Jackie Robinson TRGby Kent Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95

    In an America dominated by bigotry and racism, Jackie Robinson had the courage and ability to stand tall and let actions speak louder than words. The story of his dignity and perseverance will inspire anyone seeking to make a better world. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of softcover 64-page biographies... more...

  • Martin Luther King Jr.by Wendy Conklin

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2007; US$ 8.99

    Martin Luther King Jr. grew up knowing that there needed to be a change in the way that African Americans were treated, and he held a dream from the time he was a young boy that he would help make that change happen. Unlike most of the activists in the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr. was committed to nonviolence. more...

  • The Civil Rights Movementby Wendy Conklin

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2007; US$ 8.99

    Although slavery was illegal at the beginning of the twentieth century, segregation was prevalent, especially in the South. Through many uprisings, protests, and demonstrations, segregation was finally abolished and civil rights were established for people of varying colors, races, and genders. Today, we celebrate diversity in our nation because of... more...

  • Don't Let My Mama Read Thisby Hadjii

    Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.95

    Meet Hadjii. He?s got a loving family, a taste for making trouble, and a wicked sense of humor. His first book, Don?t Let My Mama Read This , is a rarity?an upbeat memoir about a blessedly normal childhood written by a natural-born storyteller. In it, he offers a warm, witty look at the pleasures and pitfalls of growing up in a close-knit Southern... more...

  • Up from Slaveryby Booker T. Washington

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Up From Slavery (1901) is an autobiography by Booker T. Washington that served as a powerful and potent voice in the battle for African-American equality and for the abolition of slavery in turn-of-the-century America. The autobiography depicts the life of the author as a slave child during the Civil War, his early struggles and education, and his... more...

  • A Century and Some Changeby Ann Nixon Cooper; Karen Grigsby Bates

    Atria Books 2010; US$ 19.99

    President-elect Barack Obama reflected on the life of Ann Nixon Cooper on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, singling her out of millions of voters, he said, because she was ?born just a generation past slavery; a time when there were no cars on the road or planes in the sky, when someone like her couldn?t vote for two reasons?because she was a woman and because... more...