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Status and development since emancipation

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  • African Americans in the Post-Emancipation Southby Jr. Alton Hornsby

    UPA 2010; US$ 29.99

    This study uses these first-hand accounts to attain glimpses of African American life in the post-emancipation South, incorporating a broad cross-section of the views of European travelers and Euro-American visitors, based upon travel books as well as articles and essays from periodicals and scholarly journals. more...

  • African Americans in the U.S. Economyby Cecilia A. Conrad; John Whitehead; Patrick L. Mason; James Stewart

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 59.99

    The forty-three chapters in African Americans in the U.S. Economy focus on various aspects of the economic status of African Americans, past and present. Taken together, these essays present two related themes: first, when it comes to economics, race matters; second, racial economic discrimination and inequality persist despite the optimistic predictions... more...

  • After the Rebellionby Sekou M. Franklin

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Whathappened to black youth in the post-civil rights generation? What kind ofcauses did they rally around and were they even rallying in the first place? After the Rebellion takes a close lookat a variety of key civil rights groups across the country over the last 40years to provide a broad view of black youth and social movement activism.  Based... more...

  • Ain't I a Womanby bell hooks

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black woman's involvement with feminism, hooks attempts to move... more...

  • Ain't Scared of Your Jailby Zoe A Colley

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 69.95

    Imprisonment became a badge of honor for many protestors during the civil rights movement. With the popularization of expressions such as "jail-no-bail" and "jail-in," civil rights activists sought to transform arrest and imprisonment from something to be feared to a platform for the cause. Beyond Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letters from the Birmingham... more...

  • America's Race Problemby Paul R. Lehman

    UPA 2009; US$ 27.99

    This book discusses various aspects of race and its manifestations using both academic and secular references, and ultimately presents a challenge to America to recognize its race problem by examining its present-day perceptions, language, and behavior. Topics discussed include color, normalcy, racial priority, and slavery's legacy. more...

  • American Allegoryby Black Hawk Hancock

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 90.00

    ?Perhaps,? wrote Ralph Ellison more than seventy years ago, ?the zoot suit contains profound political meaning; perhaps the symmetrical frenzy of the Lindy-hop conceals clues to great potential power.? As Ellison noted then, many of our most mundane cultural forms are larger and more important than they appear, taking on great significance and an... more...

  • American Patriots: A Young People's Editionby Gail Lumet Buckley; Tonya Bolden

    Random House Children's Books 2011; US$ 15.95

    They fought on Lexington Green the first morning of the Revolution and survived the bitter cold winter at Valley Forge. They stormed San Juan Hill with Theodore Roosevelt?s Rough Riders and manned an anti-aircraft gun at Pearl Harbor. They are the black Americans who fought, often in foreign lands, for freedoms that they did not enjoy at home. Adapted... more...

  • Amiri Baraka and the Congress of African Peopleby Michael Simanga

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This important look at CAP combines historical research and analysis with the author's first-hand experience with the organization, providing the first historical narrative of a consequential player in the Black Power Movement. more...

  • And We Are Not Savedby Derek Bell

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 17.50

    A distinguished legal scholar and civil rights activist employs a series of dramatic fables and dialogues to probe the foundations of America?s racial attitudes and raise disturbing questions about th more...