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African-American Studies

  • Talentos ocultosby Margot Lee Shetterly

    HarperCollins Español 2017; US$ 12.74

    Esta es la verdadera historia, nunca antes contada, de las mujeres afroamericanas de la NASA expertas en matemáticas, que desempeñaron un papel crucial en el programa espacial de Estados Unidos, y cuyas contribuciones han permanecido anónimas? hasta ahora. more...

  • The Price for Their Pound of Fleshby Daina Ramey Berry

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 26.95

    Groundbreaking look at slaves as commodities through every phase of life, from birth to death and beyond, in early America In life and in death, slaves were commodities, their monetary value assigned based on their age, gender, health, and the demands of the market. The Price for Their Pound of Flesh is the first book to explore the economic value... more...

  • Doctrine and Raceby Mary Beth Swetnam Mathews

    University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    By presenting African American Protestantism in the context of white Protestant fundamentalism, Doctrine and Race: African American Evangelicals and Fundamentalism between the Wars demonstrates that African American Protestants were acutely aware of the manner in which white Christianity operated and how they could use that knowledge to justify... more...

  • My Life, My Love, My Legacyby Coretta Scott King; Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds

    Henry Holt and Co. 2017; US$ 21.00

    "Presents the reader with a different way of looking at the world?one of extraordinary calm and the purist resolve. . . generous, in a manner that is unfashionable in our culture." ? New York Times Book Review The life story of Coretta Scott King?wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social... more...

  • Tears We Cannot Stopby Michael Eric Dyson

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 17.49

    "Elegantly written, Tears We Cannot Stop is powerful in several areas: moving personal recollections; profound cultural analysis; and guidance for moral redemption. A work to relish." ?Toni Morrison "Here?s a sermon that?s as fierce as it is lucid. It shook me up, but in a good way. This is how it works if you?re black in America, this... more...

  • The Souls of Black Folkby W. E. B. Du Bois

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an African American civil rights activist, leader, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar. The importance of his work to the success of the Civil Rights movement cannot be overestimated. "In the course of his long, turbulent career, W. E. B. Du Bois attempted virtually... more...

  • Long Shotby Craig Hodges; Rory Fanning; Dave Zirin

    Haymarket Books 2017; US$ 22.99

    Black-balled NBA champion explores the challenges and rewards of using a celebrity platform to stand up against racism and exploitation. more...

  • In the Name of the Motherby Samuele F. S. Pardini

    Dartmouth College Press 2017; Not Available

    A bracingly original dialogue on modernity, class, and difference in the 20th century more...

  • Frederick Douglass in Brooklynby Frederick Douglass; Theodore Hamm

    Akashic Books 2017; US$ 15.99

    A fascinating collection of Frederick Douglass?s always-controversial speeches in Brooklyn, New York. more...

  • Africana Faithby Jr. James L. Conyers

    Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 99.99

    This primer aspires to make a concentric analysis of the function and capacity of spirituality and religiosity, within the African American Muslim movement. This collection of essays places emphasis on the role and views of the missionary and voluntary spread of Islam among African Americans in the United States. more...