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  • White Screens/Black Imagesby James Snead

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 43.95

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Conjugal Relstionship of African and Afican Americansby Blanche Saffron Kabengele; Kenneth Ghee

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2016; US$ 179.95

    This study investigates whether racial and historical connections assist in the success of Afican and African-American relationships, or if cultural and patririarchal differences threaten the success of these relationships. The research centers on establishing the success and failure rates of these relationships, and the extent to which racial and... more...

  • The African American Student's Guide to STEM Careersby Robert Palmer; Andrew Arroyo; Alonzo Flowers

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 58.00

    Most experts agree that America's success depends on having a workforce that is highly prepared in STEM areas. Unfortunately, students of color continue to be underrepresented in higher education, and specifically, in completing degrees and entering careers within the STEM fields. This book supports African American students (as well as all students)... more...

  • Harlem: The Crucible of Modern African American Cultureby Lionel Bascom

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 48.00

    When the first slave escaped bondage in the American South and migrated to the Northeast region of the United States, this act of an individual started what became known as the "great migration" of African Americans fleeing the feudal South for New York and other Northern cities. This migration fueled an intellectual, social, and personal pursuit—the... more...

  • The Key to the Doorby Maurice Apprey; Shelli M. Poe

    University of Virginia Press 2017; US$ 27.50

    The Key to the Door frames and highlights the stories of some of the first black students at the University of Virginia. This inspiring account of resilience and transformation offers a diversity of experiences and perspectives through first-person narratives of black students during the University of Virginia’s era of incremental desegregation.... more...

  • The Michael Eric Dyson Readerby Michael Eric Dyson

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 32.00

    Acclaimed for his writing on Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., Tupac Shakur, and many more, Michael Eric Dyson has emerged as the leading African-American intellectual of his generation. This collection gathers the best of Dyson's vast and growing body of work from the last several years: his most incisive commentary, the most stirring passages,... more...

  • Africa's Armiesby Robert Edgerton

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 24.00

    Africa's Armies traces the military history of sub-Saharan Africa from the pre-colonial era to the present. Robert Edgerton begins this sweeping chronicle by describing the role of African armies in pre-colonial times, when armed forces or militias were essential to the maintenance and prosperity of their societies. During the colonial era, African... more...

  • The Hip-Hop Generationby Bakari Kitwana

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 24.00

    The Hip Hop Generation is an eloquent testament for black youth culture at the turn of the century. The only in-depth study of the first generation to grow up in post-segregation America, it combines culture and politics into a pivotal work in American studies. Bakari Kitwana, one of black America's sharpest young critics, offers a sobering look... more...

  • All Our Kinby Carol B. Stack

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 20.00

    "This landmark study debunked the misconception that poor families were unstable and disorganized. Here is the chronicle of a young white woman’s sojourn into The Flats, an African-American ghetto comm" more...

  • Born to Use Micsby Michael Eric Dyson; Sohail Daulatzai

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 24.00

    At the age of nineteen, Nasir Nas” Jones began recording tracks for his debut albumand changed the music world forever. Released in 1994, Illmatic was hailed as an instant masterpiece and has proven one of the most influential albums in hip-hop history. With its close attention to beats and lyricism, and riveting first-person explorations of the... more...