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  • Fierce Angelsby Sheri Parks; Marcia Ann Gillespie

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    The ?Strong Black Woman? has been a part of mainstream culture for centuries, as a myth, a goddess, a positive role model, a stereotype, and as a burden. In Fierce Angels , Sheri Parks explores the concept of the Strong Black Woman, its influence on people of all races, and the ways in which black women respond to and are affected by this image.... more...

  • Post Blackby Ytasha L. Womack; Derek T. Dingle

    Chicago Review Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    Highlighting certain socioeconomic and cultural trends, this exploration discloses the new dynamics shaping contemporary lives of African Americans. Using information from conversations with mavericks within black communities—such as entrepreneurs, artists, scholars, and activists as well as members of both the working and upper classes—this powerful... more...

  • Running for Freedomby Steven F. Lawson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Erotic Revolutionariesby Shayne Lee

    Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 29.99

    This book steers black sexual politics toward a more sex-positive trajectory, navigating the uncharted spaces where social constructionism, third-wave feminism, and black popular culture collide to locate a new site for sexuality studies that is theoretically innovative, politically subversive, and stylistically chic. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Voice of Anna Julia Cooperby Anna J. Cooper

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 31.99

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

  • The Sociological Souls of Black Folkby W. E. Burghardt Du Bois; Robert Wortham

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 39.99

    The Sociological Souls of Black Folk is a collection of sixteen sociological essays published by W.E.B. Du Bois between 1897 and 1902. The first eight essays included in the volume provided the foundation for The Souls of Black Folk , and collectively these sixteen essays showcase the work of one of the pioneering figures in the development... more...