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- Visible Ink Press 2012; US$ 19.95
Achievements, pride, and accomplishments involving people, places, and events in black history are gathered in Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Events . This new edition collects and celebrates the thousands of world-moving people and hard-to-find facts and accomplishments that have helped shape society and culture. It recognizes... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00
African American girls are one of the United States' most endangered populations, yet meaningful explorations of the issues that impact their lives are almost nonexistent. In this riveting book, led by one of the African American community's best-known scholars, experts from across the nation explain the risks, challenges, and influences?both good... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 31.99
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
In 1967, this revolutionary work exposed the depths of systemic racism in this country and provided a radical political framework for reform: true and lasting social change would only be accomplished through unity among African-Americans and their independence from the preexisting order. An eloquent document of the civil rights movement that remains... more...
- 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...
- Northeastern University Press 2011; US$ 12.99
This lively and thoughtful book explores what it means to be black in an allegedly postracial America more...
- University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 49.95
During the early 1890s, a series of shocking lynchings brought unprecedented international attention to American mob violence. This interest created an opportunity for Ida B. Wells, an African American journalist and civil rights activist from Memphis, to travel to England to cultivate British moral indignation against American lynching. Wells adapted... more...
- 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...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Although southern Appalachia is popularly seen as a purely white enclave, blacks have lived in the region from early times. Some hollows and coal camps are in fact almost exclusively black settlements. The selected readings in this new book offer the first comprehensive presentation of the black experience in Appalachia. Organized topically, the... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Colorblindness has become an integral part of the national conversation on race in America. Given the assumptions behind this influential metaphor?that being blind to race will lead to racial equality?it's curious that, until now, we have not considered if or how the blind "see" race. Most sighted people assume that the answer is obvious: they don't,... more...