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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Performing Black Masculinityby Bryant Keith Alexander

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 36.99

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Embracing Sisterhoodby Katrina Bell McDonald

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 32.99

    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...

  • Exploring Black Sexualityby Robert Staples

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 30.99

    Exploring Black Sexuality provides an overview of the myths and stereotypes that surround Black sexuality and an analysis of how Euro-Americans developed these myths as part of a strategy to enslave and exploit Afro-Americans in the new world. It explores various dimensions of Black sexuality, ranging from its roots in the popular culture fashioned... more...

  • Climbing Up to Gloryby Wilbert L. Jenkins

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 33.99

    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...

  • The Voice of Anna Julia Cooperby Anna J. Cooper

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 34.99

    This collection is a major contribution to the reconstruction of gender balance in African-American history ?Manning Marable, Columbia University more...

  • Race & Economicsby Walter E. Williams

    Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    Walter E. Williams applies an economic analysis to the problems black Americans have faced in the past and still face in the present to show that that free-market resource allocation, as opposed to political allocation, is in the best interests of minorities. He debunks many common labor market myths and reveals how excessive government regulation... more...