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- 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...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 51.99
In 1835 Oberlin became the first institute of higher education to make a cause of racial egalitarianism when it decided to educate students ?irrespective of color.? Yet the visionary college?s implementation of this admissions policy was uneven. In Constructing Black Education at Oberlin College: A Documentary History , Roland M. Baumann presents... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
This book looks at the movement of urban blacks into small-city America through the experience of Iowa City, a town desperately trying to redefine itself. As Chicago's urban poor have moved deeper into the Midwest, pressing questions have plagued smaller communities for decades: Why are people from Chicago coming here? By answering this question,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
The Quakers came to America in the 17th century to seek religious freedom. After years of struggle, they achieved success in various endeavors and, like many wealthy colonists of the time, bought and sold slaves. But a movement to remove slavery from their midst, sparked by their religious beliefs, grew until they renounced the slave trade and freed... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
During the summer of 1963 civil rights movements were taking place all over the South. In Northeastern North Carolina the struggle for freedom focused on Williamston, a small agricultural based town. The town's legacy of voting rights advocacy and a history of violence caught the attention of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his Southern Christian... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
As a platform for communicating the issues of marginalized peoples, hip-hop remains a universal, relevant art form. Moreover, hip-hop culture?s affirmation of liberation pedagogy has great potential not only to address many current issues in educational contexts, but also to create more egalitarian ambitions in western public schools. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Presenting new interview and auto-ethnographic data, and drawing on an array of theoretical approaches methodologies, Hyper Sexual, Hyper Masculine? explores the formation of gendered and sexual identity in the lives of black men, shedding light on the manner in which these are affected by class and social structure. It examines the intersecting oppressions... more...