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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 32.99

    Contemporary Controversies and the American Racial Divide is a detailed study of some of the most racially divisive issues America has encountered in the past decade. Smith and Seltzer employ more than forty surveys to explore race-based public opinion differences on high-profile controversies including the Rodney King and O.J. Simpson cases; the arrest,... 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...

  • Performing Black Masculinityby Bryant Keith Alexander

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 33.99

    Alexander's linked essays on the African American male experience. more...

  • Black Intimaciesby Shirley A. Hill

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 28.99

    In Black Intimacies: A Gender Perspective on Families and Relationships, Shirley A. Hill applies a gender lens to the multiple systems of oppression that have shaped the lives of African American women and men. This book will be useful to students and instructors of African American Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Marriage and Family,... more...

  • Embracing Sisterhoodby Katrina Bell McDonald

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 29.99

    Embracing Sisterhood describes the contemporary state of the black woman collective and explores the legacy of black sisterhood in these times. Through an examination of how these ideas are articulated and experienced in the population, McDonald determines the relative degree of black sisterhood and 'black step-sisterhood' that exists among African-American... more...

  • The Embodiment of Disobedienceby Andrea Elizabeth Shaw

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 32.99

    The Embodiment of Disobedience explores the ways in which the African Diaspora has rejected the West's efforts to impose imperatives of slenderness and mass market fat-anxiety. more...

  • Climbing Up to Gloryby Wilbert L. Jenkins

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 30.99

    The Civil War was undeniably an integral event in American history, but for African Americans, whose personal liberties were dependent upon its outcome, it was an especially critical juncture. In Climbing Up to Glory, Wilbert L. Jenkins explores this defining period in a story that documents the journey of average African Americans as they struggled... more...

  • Black Statsby Monique W. Morris; Khalil Gibran Muhammad

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 14.95

    Black Stats —a comprehensive guide filled with contemporary facts and figures on African Americans—is an essential reference for anyone attempting to fathom the complex state of our nation. With fascinating and often surprising information on everything from incarceration rates, lending practices, and the arts to marriage, voting habits, and green... more...