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  • Liberation, Imagination and the Black Panther Partyby Kathleen Cleaver; George Katsiaficas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This fascinating book gathers reflections by scholars and activists who consider the impact of the Black Panther Party, the BBP, the most significant revolutionary organization in the later 20th century. more...

  • The Great Black Migration: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaicby Steven Reich

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00

    The movement of Southern blacks to the urban North and West over the course of the 20th century had a profound impact on black life, affecting everything from politics and labor to literature and the popular arts. This encyclopedia provides readers and researchers with a comprehensive reference work on this central topic of African American history,... more...

  • Cornel West and Philosophyby Clarence Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • On Our Own Termsby Leith Mullings

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    This volume utilizes the cross-cultural, historical and ethnographic perspective of anthropology to illuminate the intrinsic connections of race, class and gender. The author begins by discussing the manner in which her experience as a participant observer led her to research and write about various aspects of African-American women's experiences.... more...

  • The Origins of the African-American Civil Rights Movementby Ai-min Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • "Rassengerechtigkeit" und Fetischisierung von Landby Malte Thran

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    Seit der Unabhängigkeit Namibias 1990 ist die Landfrage ein viel diskutiertes Thema. "Armutsbekämpfung" lautet die offizielle Begründung für die Umverteilung von Farmland in den kommerziellen Gebieten. Um die Bekämpfung von Armut geht es dabei jedoch überhaupt nicht, weist Malte Thran nach. Vielmehr wird von der namibischen Politik die Herstellung... more...

  • The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer Worldby Lindsey R. Swindall

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95

    By examining the development of the Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Council on African Affairs?two early civil rights organizations that have been overlooked and marginalized by the historiography of the period?Lindsey Swindall reveals how the discourse on civil rights in the southern United States also employed an internationalist, anticolonial... more...

  • Prison of Cultureby John Howard Griffin

    Wings Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    The companion volume to the 50th-anniversary edition of Black Like Me , this book features John Howard Griffin?s later writings on racism and spirituality. Conveying a progressive evolution in thinking, it further explores Griffin?s ethical stand in the human rights struggle and nonviolent pursuit of equalitya view he shared with greats such as Gandhi,... more...

  • Running for Freedomby Steven F. Lawson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 46.95

    Running for Freedom, Fourth Edition, updates historian Steven Lawson’s classic volume detailing the history of African-American civil rights and black politics from the beginning of World War II to the present day. Offers comprehensive coverage of the African-American struggle for civil rights in the U.S. from 1941 to 2014 Integrates events... more...

  • Black Women's Healthby Hope Landrine; Elizabeth A. Klonoff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    In this special issue, top researchers from a diversity of disciplines provide an overview of and insights into the major social, cultural, and structural variables that play a role in Black women's poor health, and differential morbidity and mortality. The articles focus on the major threats to Black women's health such as diabetes, obesity, cancer,... more...