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  • I Love Yous Are for White Peopleby Lac Su

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99

    As a young child, Lac Su made a harrowing escape from the Communists in Vietnam. With a price on his father's head, Lac, with his family, was forced to immigrate in 1979 to seedy West Los Angeles where squalid living conditions and a cultural fabric that refused to thread them in effectively squashed their American Dream. Lac's search for love and... more...

  • Running a Thousand Miles for Freedomby William Craft; Ellen Craft

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom details the escape of Ellen and William Craft from slavery in Georgia in the United States. Well publicized at the time, the married couple became celebrities in the abolitionist struggle. Their daring and risky plan meant passing the light-skinned Ellen off as a white male traveling with 'his' slave, William,... more...

  • The Atlantic Soundby Caryl Phillips

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 11.99

    In this fascinating inquiry into the African Diaspora, Caryl Phillips embarks on a soul-wrenching journey to the three major ports of the transatlantic slave trade. Juxtaposing stories of the past with his own present-day experiences, Phillips combines his remarkable skills as a travel essayist with an astute understanding of history. From an West... more...

  • Out of the Madnessby Jerrold Ladd

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99

    A raw and hopeful autobiography of a young African-American who used self-education and sheer force of will to overcome the battery of drugs, violence, and abject povery of his early life in the Dallas projects. more...

  • Understanding Labor and Employment Law in Chinaby Ronald C. Brown

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a clear overview of the labor and employment law environment in China and its legal requirements. more...

  • Selected Poemsby Paul Laurence Dunbar; Herbert Martin

    Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 13.99

    Paul Laurence Dunbar was ?the most promising young colored man? in nineteenth-century America, according to Frederick Douglass, and subsequently one of the most controversial. His plantation lyrics, written while he was an elevator boy in Ohio, established Dunbar as the premier writer of dialect poetry and garnered him international recognition. More... more...

  • The Death of Rhythm and Bluesby Nelson George

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 13.99

    This passionate and provocative book tells the complete story of black music in the last fifty years, and in doing so outlines the perilous position of black culture within white American society. In a fast-paced narrative,  Nelson George?s book chronicles the rise and fall of ?race music? and its transformation into the R&B that eventually dominated... more...

  • Du Bois's Dialecticsby Reiland Rabaka

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 40.99

    With chapters that undertake ideological critiques of education, religion, the politics of reparations, and the problematics of black radical politics in contemporary culture and society, Du Bois's Dialectics employs Du Bois as its critical theoretical point of departure and demonstrates his (and Africana Studies') contributions to, as well as contemporary... more...

  • Seven Guitarsby August Wilson

    Penguin Group US 1997; US$ 11.99

    It is the spring of 1948. In the still cool evenings of Pittsburgh's Hill district, familiar sounds fill the air. A rooster crows. Screen doors slam. The laughter of friends gathered for a backyard card game rises just above the wail of a mother who has lost her son. And there's the sound of the blues, played and sung by young men and women with... more...

  • I Didn't Work This Hard Just to Get Marriedby Nika C. Beamon; Bella DePaulo

    Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 11.99

    Through lively and revealing interviews with women from various walks of life, this account speaks directly to the single black woman's experience, addressing unique challenges such as income discrepancies between genders, the high rate of male incarceration, and the "Baby Mama Syndrome." Women discuss the false expectations they face from men,... more...