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  • The Complete Encyclopedia of African American Historyby Jessie Carney Smith; Lean'tin Bracks; Linda T Wynn

    Visible Ink Press 2015; US$ 379.90

    Celebrate the Achievements . . . The Complete Encyclopedia of African American History chronicles 400 years of African American history. This comprehensive resource explores the past, the progress, and the present of African Americans in four volumes, each building, complementing, and expanding on the previous volume. Volume 1: 400 Years... more...

  • Dawn of Desegregationby Ophelia De Laine Gona

    University of South Carolina Press 2012; US$ 20.99

    An inspirational biography of an unsung civil rights champion from South Carolina more...

  • Democracy in Blackby Eddie S. Jr. Glaude

    Crown/Archetype 2016; US$ 26.00 US$ 19.50

    A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society   America?s great promise of equality has always rung hollow in the ears of African Americans. But today the situation has grown even more dire. From the murders of black youth by the police, to the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act, to the disaster... more...

  • Fifty Years in Chainsby Charles Ball

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Charles Ball provides gripping details of southern slavery before the Civil War. He tells how he was treated by planters and slaveholders; the conditions and treatment of other slaves; the perils and suffering of fugitive slaves. This inspiring story of courage is essential reading for students of American history and African-American studies more...

  • Frederick Douglassby Charles Chesnutt

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 4.95

    Concise, readable survey examines the life of a leading spokesman for abolition and one of the most influential promoters of the civil rights movement. Covers Douglass' early life in slavery, his escape from Maryland to New York, his power and charisma as a public speaker, and much more. more...

  • The Free State of Jones, Movie Editionby Victoria E. Bynum

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 17.99

    Between late 1863 and mid-1864, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after their captain, Newton Knight, they set up headquarters in the swamps of the Leaf River, where they declared their loyalty to the U.S. government. The... more...

  • The Fruits of Integrationby Charles T. Banner-Haley

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 25.00

    In late twentieth-century America, the black middle class has occupied a unique position. It greatly influenced the way African Americans were perceived and presented to the greater society, and it set roles and guidelines for the nation's black masses. Though historically a small group, it has attempted to be a model for inspiration and uplift. As... more...

  • Great Speeches by African Americansby James Daley

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    Tracing the struggle for freedom and civil rights across two centuries, this anthology comprises speeches by Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King, Jr., and other influential figures in the history of African-American culture and politics. The collection begins with Henry Highland Garnet's 1843 "An Address to... more...

  • Having It All?by Veronica Chambers

    Crown/Archetype 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...

  • Heroism and the Black Intellectualby Jerry Gafio Watts

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    Before and after writing Invisible Man , novelist and essayist Ralph Ellison fought to secure a place as a black intellectual in a white-dominated society. In this sophisticated analysis of Ellison's cultural politics, Jerry Watts examines the ways in which black artists and thinkers attempt to establish creative intellectual spaces for themselves.... more...