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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • Black Fortunesby Shomari Wills

    HarperCollins 2018; US$ 14.99

    The astonishing untold history of America’s first black millionaires—former slaves who endured incredible challenges to amass and maintain their wealth for a century, from the Jacksonian period to the Roaring Twenties—self-made entrepreneurs whose unknown success mirrored that of American business heroes such as Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and... more...

  • A More Beautiful and Terrible Historyby Jeanne Theoharis

    Beacon Press 2018; US$ 25.99

    Explodes the fables that have been created about the civil rights movement The civil rights movement has become national legend, lauded by presidents from Reagan to Obama to Trump, as proof of the power of American democracy. This fable, featuring dreamy heroes and accidental heroines, has shuttered the movement firmly in the past, whitewashed the... more...

  • We Matterby Etan Thomas

    Akashic Books 2018; US$ 15.95

    An in-depth and up-close look at today's landscape of high-profile activist athletes, including essays and interviews with top stars. more...

  • The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialismby Gerald Horne

    Monthly Review Press 2018; US$ 25.00

    Virtually no part of the modern United States—the economy, education, constitutional law, religious institutions, sports, literature, economics, even protest movements—can be understood without first understanding the slavery and dispossession that laid its foundation. To that end, historian Gerald Horne digs deeply into Europe’s colonization of Africa... more...

  • Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlanticby Jerome C Branche

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic is an interdisciplinary collection of essays of wide historical and geographic scope which engages the legacy of diaspora, colonialism and slavery. The contributors explore the confrontation between Africa’s forced migrants and their unwelcoming new environments, in order to highlight... more...

  • Stick Together and Come Back Homeby Patrick Lopez-Aguado

    University of California Press 2018; US$ 29.95

    In  Stick Together and Come Back Home , Patrick Lopez-Aguado examines how what happens inside a prison affects what happens outside of it. Following the experiences of seventy youth and adults as they navigate juvenile justice and penal facilities before finally going back home, he outlines how institutional authorities structure a “carceral social... more...

  • Hidden Sexualities of South African Teachersby Thabo Msibi

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    South Africa remains a global leader in the legislative protection of individuals who engage in same-sex relations, and is the only country in Africa where the rights of these individuals are explicitly recognized and protected by the constitution. Yet South Africa’s identities are still contested and evolving, particularly for same-sex desiring teachers... more...

  • Chocolate Citiesby Marcus Anthony Hunter; Zandria Robinson

    University of California Press 2018; US$ 29.95

    When you think of a map of the United States, what do you see? Now think of the Seattle that begot Jimi Hendrix. The Dallas that shaped Erykah Badu. The Holly Springs, Mississippi, that compelled Ida B. Wells to activism against lynching. The Birmingham where Martin Luther King, Jr., penned his most famous missive. Now how do you see the United States?... more...

  • So You Want to Talk About Raceby Ijeoma Oluo

    Da Capo Press 2018; US$ 36.00

    In this breakout book, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today's racial landscape--from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement--offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide In So You Want to Talk About Race, Editor... more...

  • Diversity in the Power Eliteby Richard L. Zweigenhaft; G. William Domhoff

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2018; US$ 35.00

    Diversity in the Power Elite examines the diversity that exists—and doesn’t exist—among America’s powerful people. Revised and updated throughout, the third edition contrasts profound changes, such as the election of Barack Obama and the growing acceptance of LGBTQ people, with the stark reality that little diversity exists in many circles of power.... more...