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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • Straight White Men (TCG Edition)by Young Jean Lee

    Theatre Communications Group 2017; US$ 14.99

    An edgy new work on class and privilege from one of our most adventurous playwrights. more...

  • The Virgin Bankerby Jayne-Anne Gadhia

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 28.19

    Jayne-Anne Gadhia, the straight-talking CEO of Virgin Money, looks back at the events that have influenced, shaped and inspired her to become one of the most powerful women in banking. With anecdotes from her life before becoming a banker, including beating the bullies and experiencing racism as part of a mixed race marriage, through to building... more...

  • Notes from No Man's Landby Eula Biss

    Fitzcarraldo Editions 2017; US$ 7.99

    A frank and fascinating exploration of race and racial identity, Notes from No Man?s Land: American Essays begins with a series of lynchings and ends with a series of apologies. Eula Biss explores race in America and her response to the topic is informed by the experiences chronicled in these essays ? teaching in a Harlem school on the morning of 9/11,... more...

  • The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Manby James Weldon Johnson

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    James Weldon Johnson's landmark novel is an emotionally gripping and poignant look into race relations. The protagonist, a half-white half-black man of very light complexion, known only as an ex-colored man, makes a choice between his heritage and the art that he loves and the ability to escape the inherent racism that he faces by passing as a white.... more...

  • Violence Against Black Bodiesby Sandra E. Weissinger; Dwayne A. Mack; Elwood Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Violence Against Black Bodies argues that black deaths at the hands of police are just one form of violence that black and brown people face daily in the western world. rough the voices of scholars from different academic disciplines, this book gives readers an opportunity to put the cases together and see that violent deaths in police custody are... more...

  • Lift Offby Donovan Livingston; Wes Moore

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 9.32

    An inspirational rallying call about education, race, and the true nature of equality?the Harvard Graduate School of Education convocation speech praised as ?powerful? by Hillary Rodham Clinton in Teen Vogue and ?inspired? by Justin Timberlake In emotionally charged spoken-word poetry, Livingston shares a message of hope and hard truths, declaring... more...

  • Maternal Metaphors of Power in African American Women's Literatureby Geneva Cobb Moore; Andrew Billingsley

    University of South Carolina Press 2017; Not Available

    An in-depth examination of the female black experience portrayed in literature throughout American history more...

  • I Am Not Your Negroby James Baldwin; Raoul Peck

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 14.09

    The New York Times bestseller based on the Oscar nominated documentary film In June 1979, the writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin embarked on a project to tell the story of America through the lives of three of his murdered friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. He died before it could be completed. In his documentary... more...

  • Black for a Dayby Alisha Gaines

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 26.99

    In 1948, journalist Ray Sprigle traded his whiteness to live as a black man for four weeks. A little over a decade later, John Howard Griffin famously "became" black as well, traveling the American South in search of a certain kind of racial understanding. Contemporary history is littered with the surprisingly complex stories of white people passing... more...

  • Hazel Brannon Smithby Jeffery B. Howell

    University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 30.00

    How one woman and her newspaper defied the white status quo and won a Pulitzer Prize more...