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Social Issues in Living Color: Challenges and Solutions from the Perspective of Ethnic Minority Psychology [3 volumes]ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 243.00
As the demographic makeup of the American population continues to evolve, understanding and addressing the psychological needs of ethnic minorities in the United States becomes more important to the overall health and well-being of society. This three-volume set is the first publication to explicitly tackle social issues from the perspective of racial... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2017; US$ 23.99
Film star. Icon. Agitator. Martyr. Paul Robeson was a prize-winning scholar and the greatest footballer of his era, even before he ascended to globalsuperstardom as a singer, Hollywood actor, and activist. The son of an escaped slave, Robeson stunned audiences with ?Ol? Man River? and Othello , as his passion for social justice led him from Jazz... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 27.99
Los Angeles incarcerates more people than any other city in the United States, which imprisons more people than any other nation on Earth. This book explains how the City of Angels became the capital city of the world's leading incarcerator. Marshaling more than two centuries of evidence, historian Kelly Lytle Hernandez unmasks how histories of native... more...
- Beacon Press 2017; US$ 25.95
A history of America?s Stand Your Ground gun laws, from Reconstruction to Trayvon Martin After a young, white gunman killed twenty-six people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012, conservative legislators lamented that the tragedy could have been avoided if the schoolteachers had been armed and the classrooms... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99
James Beard award?winning author Adrian Miller vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First Family since George and Martha Washington. Miller brings together the names and words of more than 150 black men and women who played remarkable... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99
Born in Trinidad during the dying days of British colonialism, Darcus Howe has become an uncompromising champion of racial justice. The book examines how Howe's unique political outlook was inspired by the example of his friend and mentor C.L.R. James, and forged in the heat of the American civil rights movement, as well as Trinidad's Black Power Revolution.... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2017; US$ 18.90
A story of David and Goliath proportions, how an American hedge fund manager created a unique school in Somaliland whose students, against all odds, have come to achieve success beyond anyone?s wildest dreams Jonathan Starr, once a cutthroat hedge fund manager, is not your traditional do-gooder, and in 2009, when he decided to found Abaarso, a... more...
- Atria / 37 Ink 2017; US$ 26.00 US$ 18.99
A startling and eye-opening look into America?s First Family, Never Caught is the powerful narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington?s runaway slave who risked it all to escape the nation?s capital and reach freedom. When George Washington was elected president, he reluctantly left behind his beloved Mount Vernon to serve in Philadelphia,... more...