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Status and development since emancipation

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  • From Emerson to Kingby Anita Haya Patterson

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 159.99 US$ 137.59

    This book traces a provocative line from Emerson's work on race, reform, and identity to work by three influential African- American thinkers--W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., and Cornel West--each of whom offers subtle engagement with both the tradition of written protest and the critique of liberalism Emerson shaped. Emerson has been cast... more...

  • Into the Fireby Robin D. G. Kelley

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    When something goes from bad to worse, we say it "fell out of the frying pan and into the fire." This timeless phrases succinctly captures what has happened to the majority of African Americans since the 1970s. The civil rights movement of the 1960s brought about remarkable gains for most black people, and by 1970 African Americans were beginning to... more...

  • The White Image in the Black Mindby Mia Bay

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.77

    How did African-American slaves view their white masters? As gods, monsters, or another race entirely? Did nineteenth-century black Americans ever come to regard white Americans as innately superior? If not, why not? Mia Bay traces African-American perceptions of whites between 1830 and 1925 to depict America's shifting attitudes about race in a period... more...

  • We Can't Go Home Againby Clarence E. Walker

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    Afrocentrism has been a controversial but popular movement in schools and universities across America, as well as in black communities. But in We Can't Go Home Again , historian Clarence E. Walker puts Afrocentrism to the acid test, in a thoughtful, passionate, and often blisteringly funny analysis that melts away the pretensions of this "therapeutic... more...

  • We Changed the Worldby Vincent Harding

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    Examines African-American life at the close of World War II, describes the struggle for freedom and justice during the 1940s and 1950s, and discusses the explosive years of the 1960s. more...

  • Black & Whiteby T. Thomas Fortune; Seth Moglen

    Washington Square Press 2007; US$ 16.99

    This new edition of T. Thomas Fortune's masterpiece -- originally published in 1884 -- presents a classic work of African-American political thought to a new generation of readers. Like the intellectual giants who emerged before and after him -- Frederick Douglass and W.E.B. Du Bois -- T. Thomas Fortune was a writer, activist, and public intellectual.... more...

  • The Journey to the Promised Landby Dickson A. Mungazi

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 125.00

    A study of African American development since the Civil War, as measured by progress in four critical areas of national life: economic, political, educational and social. It includes discussion of important watershed events and key individuals who helped to redefine the nation's history. more...

  • Changing White Attitudes toward Black Political Leadershipby Zoltan L. Hajnal

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This is one of the first examinations of the effect of black political representation on the white community. more...

  • CP Timeby JL King

    Strebor Books 2007; US$ 11.95

    Everyone has a story of being the victim of CP time. It's been responsible for the termination of jobs and relationships, and for delaying weddings and even funerals. CP Time is the first book to examine a behavior that crosses all social economic lines within the black community in a way that will bring smiles and groans of recognition to victims... more...

  • Further to Flyby Sheila Radford-Hill

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 67.50

    Further to Fly describes the ways in which, since the 1960s, black women have been stripped of their traditional status as agents of change in the community?and how, as a result, the black community has faltered. Radford-Hill explores the shortcomings of second-wave black and white feminism, revealing how their theoretical underpinnings have had unintended... more...