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- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 90.00
Childhood joy, pleasure, and creativity are not often associated with the civil rights movement. Their ties to the movement may have faded from historical memory, but these qualities received considerable photographic attention in that tumultuous era. Katharine Capshaw?s Civil Rights Childhood reveals how the black child has been?and continues... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
A Jamaican-born stage director, teacher and writer Yvonne Brewster stands among the most prominent British artists of Afro-Caribbean cultural heritage. A member of the Order of the British Empire, she co-founded Talawa, Britain's foremost black-led theatre company, as well as The Barn, Jamaica's first professional theatre company. This volume... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 45.00
In 1919 the NAACP organized a voting bloc powerful enough to compel the city of Atlanta to budget $1.5 million for the construction of schools for black students. This victory would have been remarkable in any era, but in the context of the Jim Crow South it was revolutionary. Schooling Jim Crow tells the story of this little-known campaign, which... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
Through an empirical inquiry into three categories of offending women, Offending Women in Contemporary China: Gender and Pathways into Crime explores the socioeconomic conditions that facilitate womens' pathways into crime, and examines the interplay between gender, class, rapid social changes and female law-breaking in neoliberal China. more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99
The broadest and most comprehensive collection of writings available by an early civil and women?s rights pioneer Seventy-one years before Rosa Parks?s courageous act of resistance, police dragged a young black journalist named Ida B. Wells off a train for refusing to give up her seat. The experience shaped Wells?s career, and?when hate crimes touched... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99
A dramatic autobiography and powerful firsthand account of slavery, written by America?s most influential abolitionist First published in 1845, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an eye-opening depiction of American slavery. Part autobiography, part human-rights treatise, it describes the everyday horrors inflicted on captive laborers,... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 25.00
A spiritual advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr.; the first black dean at a white university; cofounder of the first interracially pastored, intercultural church in the United States, Howard Thurman offered a transcendent vision of our world. This lyrical collection of select published and unpublished works traces his struggle with the particular manifestations... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 27.99
Jim Crow?s Legacy shows the lasting impacts of segregation on the lives of African Americans who lived through it, as well as its impact on future generations. The book draws on interviews with elderly African American southerners whose stories poignantly show the devastation of racism not only in the past, but also in the present. more...
- HarperCollins 2014; Not Available
In the tradition of the New York Times bestselling I Dream a World and Crowns comes this full-color companion volume to the acclaimed NAACP Award?nominated documentary Dark Girls ?an inspiring and breathtaking photo book that celebrates dark-skinned women. Black has never been more beautiful, witnessed by this magnificent collection featuring... more...