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  • Screening the Los Angeles 'Riots'by Darnell M. Hunt

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 38.00

    Examines TV coverage of Los Angeles riots and responses of viewers of different ethnicity. more...

  • Race in American Sportsby James L. Conyers

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    These essays critically examine the issue of race in college and professional sports, beginning with the affects of stereotypes on black female college athletes, and the self-handicapping of black male college athletes. Also discussed is the movement of colleges between NCAA designated conferences, and the economic impact and effects on academics for... more...

  • The Souls of Black Folkby W.E.B. Dubois

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. With a dash of the Victorian and Enlightenment influences... more...

  • The Souls of Black Folkby W.E.B. Dubois

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. With a dash of the Victorian and Enlightenment influences... more...

  • The Historic Murder Trial of George Crawfordby David Bradley

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    The Depression-era murder trial of George Crawford in Northern Virginia helped end the exclusion of African Americans from juries. Nearly forgotten today, the murders, ensuing manhunt, extradition battle and sensational trial enthralled the nation. Before it was over, the U.S. House of Representatives threatened to impeach a federal judge, the age-old... more...

  • Imperium in Imperioby Sutton Griggs; A.J. Verdelle; Cornel West

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95

    Self-published in 1899 and sold door-to-door by the author, this classic African-American novel?a gripping exploration of oppression, miscegenation, exploitation, and black empowerment?was a major bestseller in its day. The dramatic story of a conciliatory black man and a mulatto nationalist who grow up in a racist America and are driven to join a... more...

  • Having It All?by Veronica Chambers

    Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00

    A behind-the-scenes look into the lives of successful middle- and upper-middle class African American women, the groundbreaking HAVING IT ALL? is sure to spark discussions from cocktail parties to boardrooms. In a single generation, black women have made extraordinary strides academically, professionally, and financially. They?ve entered the workplace... more...

  • African Americans in the Militaryby Catherine Reef

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 59.40

    African Americans in the Military, Revised Edition brings to life the inspiring stories of those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. This volume gives readers important biographical essentials, including year and place of birth, rank, and family background, and examines the major accomplishments of each individual. Each entry includes a further... more...

  • Is Bill Cosby Right?by Michael Eric Dyson

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 16.99

    The best-selling book that sparked a national debate about the class divide in black America more...

  • The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellisonby Ralph Ellison; John Callahan; Saul Bellow

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    Compiled, edited, and newly revised by Ralph Ellison?s literary executor, John F. Callahan, this Modern Library Paperback Classic includes posthumously discovered reviews, criticism, and interviews, as well as the essay collections Shadow and Act (1964), hailed by Robert Penn Warren as ?a body of cogent and subtle commentary on the questions that... more...