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  • Television's Imageable Influencesby Camille O. Cosby

    University Press of America 1994; US$ 64.99

    Camille O. Cosby presents a startling examination of how young African-Americans are dramatically impacted by the pervasive negative images of their culture that are regularly portrayed on television. Dr. Cosby shows how American media establishments have engineered a climate of ignorance and disenfranchisement by fostering misinformation and indifference. more...

  • Race and the Politics of the Exceptionby Utz McKnight

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception , Utz McKnight argues that race is in fact political and defines how it functions as a politics in the United States. McKnight organizes his... more...

  • The End of White World Supremacyby Malcolm X

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95

    Malcolm X gave black Americans not only their consciousness, but their history, their dignity, and a new pride. No single individual can claim a more important responsibility for a sociological and historical leap forward such as the one sparked in America in the 1960s. In 1965, when Malcolm X was gunned down on the stage of a Harlem theater,... more...

  • Contemporary Controversies and the American Racial Divideby Robert C. Smith; Richard Seltzer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 32.99

    An extraordinarily insightful book..... more...

  • Performing Black Masculinityby Bryant Keith Alexander

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 33.99

    This is a vastly important book. In every chapter, the rich theoretical breadth of Alexanders's radically interdisciplinary thinking is meaningfully linked to a multi-sited ethnography and politics of human experience. Theory and practice are merged in Performing Black Masculinity to deepen and illuminate the everyday particularly the hidden complexities... more...

  • Race Mannersby Bruce A. Jacobs

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    On a plane, a black passenger nervously scrutinizes an Arab?American passenger. In front of a store, a white woman clutches her purse as a black man walks by. In conversation, the topic of race comes up and both people wonder what they are willing to say?and what they are not. Each scenario reveals that how we act and react to each other on a daily... more...

  • Black Intimaciesby Shirley A. Hill

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 28.99

    Shirley A. Hill is professor of sociology at the University of Kansas whose work focuses on social inequality, families, and health care issues. She is the author of Managing Sickle Cell Disease in Low-Income Families (Temple, 1994) and African American Children: Socialization and Development in Families (Sage, 1999). more...

  • After Slaveryby Bruce E. Baker; Brian Kelly

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95

    Moves beyond broad generalizations concerning black life during Reconstruction in order to address the varied experiences of freed slaves across the South. This collection examines urban unrest in New Orleans and Wilmington, North Carolina, loyalty among former slave owners and slaves in Mississippi, armed insurrection along the Georgia coast, racial... more...

  • Embracing Sisterhoodby Katrina Bell McDonald

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 29.99

    Embracing Sisterhood is a thought-provoking examination of Black women?s intersecting challenges, tensions, and issues of class in the 21st century. With eloquently simple yet subtlety provocative sophistication, McDonald captures the continuing trials and tribulations for these women in a changing post Civil Rights Era where race is not their only... more...

  • Black Statsby Monique W. Morris; Khalil Gibran Muhammad

    The New Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    Monique W. Morris is co-founder of the National Black Women?s Justice Institute. She is a Soros Justice Fellow and formerly served as Vice President for Economic Programs, Advocacy, and Research for the NAACP. A faculty member at St. Mary?s College of California, she is the author of the novel Too Beautiful for Words . Morris lives in the Bay Area... more...