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African-American Studies

  • Justice While Blackby Robbin Shipp; Nick Chiles

    Agate Publishing 2014;

    Justice While Black is a must-read for every young black male in America—and for everyone else who cares about their survival and well-being. This is a first-of-its-kind essential guide for African-American families about how to understand the criminal justice system, and about why that system continues to see black men as targets—and as dollar... more...

  • Impolite Conversationsby Cora Daniels; John L. Jackson

    Atria Books 2014; Not Available

    When was the last time you said everything on your mind without holding back? In this no-holds-barred discussion of America?s top hot-button issues, a journalist and a cultural anthropologist express opinions that are widely held in private?but rarely heard in public. Everyone edits what they say. It?s a part of growing up. But what if we applied... more...

  • Impolite Conversationsby Cora Daniels; John L. Jackson

    Atria Books 2014; Not Available

    When was the last time you said everything on your mind without holding back? In this no-holds-barred discussion of America?s top hot-button issues, a journalist and a cultural anthropologist express opinions that are widely held in private?but rarely heard in public. Everyone edits what they say. It?s a part of growing up. But what if we applied... more...

  • Impolite Conversationsby Cora Daniels; John L. Jackson

    Atria Books 2014; US$ 25.00

    When was the last time you said everything on your mind without holding back? In this no-holds-barred discussion of America?s top hot-button issues, a journalist and a cultural anthropologist express opinions that are widely held in private?but rarely heard in public. Everyone edits what they say. It?s a part of growing up. But what if we applied... more...

  • The Set-Up Menby Sarah L. Trembanis

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book is an examination of cultural resistance to segregation in the world of black baseball. Through an analysis of editorial art, folktales, nicknames, "manhood" and the art of clowning, African Americans worked to dismantle Jim Crow through the creation of a cultural counter-narrative that centered on baseball and the Negro Leagues,... more...

  • Black British Jazzby Jason Toynbee; Catherine Tackley; Mark Doffman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Black British musicians have been making jazz since around 1920. This book reveals their hidden history and major contribution to the development of jazz in the UK. The chapters show the importance of black British jazz in terms of musical hybridity and the cultural significance of race. The volume also provides a case study in how music of the African... more...

  • Remembering Jim Crowby William H. Chafe; Raymond Gavins; Robert Korstad

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 19.95

    Praised as “viscerally powerful? ( Publishers Weekly ), this remarkable work of oral history captures the searing experience of the Jim Crow years—enriched by memories of individual, family, and community triumphs and tragedies. In vivid, compelling accounts, men and women from all walks of life tell how their day-to-day lives were subjected to profound... more...

  • Finding Your Rootsby Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Finding Your Roots: The Official Companion to the PBS Series more...

  • Fanon For Beginnersby Deborah Baker Wyrick

    For Beginners 2014; US$ 15.95

    Philosopher, psychoanalyst, politician, propagandist, prophet...although difficult to categorize, Frantz Fanon (1925?1961) is one of the most important thinkers of the 20th century and one of our most powerful writers on race and revolution. The book opens with a biography, following Fanon from his birthplace of Martinique through combat in World... more...

  • The Spelling Beeby Alex Kotlowitz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 0.99

    An eBook short. A selection from Alex Kotlowitz?s masterpiece of immersive reportage  There Are No Children Here,  the harrowing coming-of-age story of two children in Chicago?s Henry Horner Public Housing Complex. In ?The Spelling Bee,? as Pharoah returns to school, his dreams come up against the realities of his neighborhood.   Pharoah is small... more...