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African-American Studies

  • The Sisters Are Alrightby Tamara Winfrey Harris

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 15.95

    What's wrong with black women? Not a damned thing! The Sisters Are Alright exposes anti?black-woman propaganda and shows how real black women are pushing back against distorted cartoon versions of themselves. When African women arrived on American shores, the three-headed hydra?servile Mammy, angry Sapphire, and lascivious Jezebel?followed close... more...

  • Demolition Means Progressby Andrew R. Highsmith

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    In 1997, after General Motors shuttered a massive complex of factories in the gritty industrial city of Flint, Michigan, signs were placed around the empty facility reading, ?Demolition Means Progress,? suggesting that the struggling metropolis could not move forward to greatness until the old plants met the wrecking ball. Much more than a trite corporate... more...

  • Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?by Shannon King

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 41.65

    The Harlem of the early twentieth century was more than just the stage upon which black intellectuals, poets and novelists, and painters and jazz musicians created the New Negro Renaissance. It was also a community of working people and black institutions who combated the daily and structural manifestations of racial, class, and gender inequality... more...

  • The Red Recordby Ida B. Wells

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 0.99

    A shocking and powerful account of lynching written by activist, journalist, and former slave Ida B. Wells In the postbellum American South, lynching was a frightfully common occurrence, perpetrated so frequently that most Southern politicians and leaders turned a blind eye to the practice. This vicious form of vigilante ?justice? was in truth... more...

  • Black Hollywood: From Butlers to Superheroes, the Changing Role of African American Men in the Moviesby Kimberly Fain

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    Moving through cinematic history decade by decade since 1910, this important volume explores the appropriation, exploitation, and agency of black performers in Hollywood by looking at the black actors, directors, and producers who have shaped the image of African American males in film. To determine how these archetypes differentiate African American... more...

  • Indigeneity and Legal Pluralism in Indiaby Pooja Parmar

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    This interdisciplinary study juxtaposes the popular, legal, and indigenous accounts of a dispute over a Coca-Cola bottling facility in India. more...

  • Winning the Money Gameby Adonal Foyle

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 13.99

    A successful NBA veteran offers essential financial management advice for athletes, their families, and the fans to help them protect and keep their wealth. Over his sixteen-year career, former NBA center Adonal Foyle has watched other pros burn through their salaries, endorsement, and merchandising money, creating serious financial and legal hardships.... more...

  • Winning the Money Gameby Adonal Foyle

    HarperCollins 2015; Not Available

    A successful NBA veteran offers essential financial management advice for athletes, their families, and the fans to help them protect and keep their wealth. Over his sixteen-year career, former NBA center Adonal Foyle has watched other pros burn through their salaries, endorsement, and merchandising money, creating serious financial and legal hardships.... more...

  • Winning the Money Gameby Adonal Foyle

    HarperCollins 2015; Not Available

    A successful NBA veteran offers essential financial management advice for athletes, their families, and the fans to help them protect and keep their wealth. Over his sixteen-year career, former NBA center Adonal Foyle has watched other pros burn through their salaries, endorsement, and merchandising money, creating serious financial and legal hardships.... more...

  • The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010by Lucille Clifton; Toni Morrison; Kevin Young; Michael S. Glaser

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2015; US$ 19.99

    Landmark volume containing all of Lucille Clifton's published work and 55 previously unpublished poems. Foreword by Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison. more...