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The Invisible Line: A Secret History of Race in America
The Invisible Line: A Secret History of Race in America
by Daniel J Sharfstein
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andquot;An astonishingly detailed rendering of the variety and complexity of racial experience in an evolving national culture.andquot; -The New York Times Book Review In the Obama era, as Americans confront the enduring significance of race and... (read more)

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Silent Dancing: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
Silent Dancing: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
by Judith Ortiz Cofer
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Cultural Writing. Latino/Latina Studies. SILENT DANCING combines poetry and prose to form an innovative and deeply personal narrative that explores Judith Ortiz Cofer's memories of her childhood spent between Puerto Rico and New Jersey. Winner of the... (read more)

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Knowing Women Feminism & Knowledge
Knowing Women Feminism & Knowledge
by Helen Crowley
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Knowing Women explores some of the most exciting and new developments in feminist theory, engaging the reader as an active participant in critical debates concerning the status of women as both objects and subjects of knowledge. The book introduces and... (read more)

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Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles
Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles
by C Rodriguez Milanes
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"Complex and woeful, Milanés's rich ensemble act may remind readers of Junot Diaz's Drown and Denis Johnson's Jesus' Son."—Publishers Weekly “In Marielitos, Balseros, and Other Exiles, Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés presents... (read more)

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All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
by Michael Patrick MacDonald
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Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White
Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White
by Frank Wu
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In the tradition of W. E. B. Du Bois, Cornel West, and other public intellectuals who confronted the "color line" of the twentieth century, journalist, law professor, and activist Frank H. Wu offers a unique perspective on how changing ideas of racial... (read more)

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Salvadorans in Suburbia: Symbiosis and Conflict (Part of the New Immigrants Series) (New Immigrants Series)
Salvadorans in Suburbia: Symbiosis and Conflict (Part of the New Immigrants Series) (New Immigrants Series)
by Sarah J Mahler
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This text is part of The New Immigrants Series edited by Nancy Foner. This groundbreaking new series fills the gap in knowledge relating to today's immigrants, how these groups are attempting to redefine their cultures while here, and their... (read more)

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Monitored Peril: Asian Americans and the Politics of TV Representation
Monitored Peril: Asian Americans and the Politics of TV Representation
by Darrell Y Hamamoto
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A meticulous work of history, cultural criticism, and political analysis, Monitored Peril illuminates the unstable relationship between the practices of commercial television programs, liberal democratic values, and white supremacist ideology. The book... (read more)

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Matsuri Festival: Japanese American Celebrations
Matsuri Festival: Japanese American Celebrations
by Nancy K Araki
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The book contains five cultural traditions meaningful to Japanese Americans, with projects that can be done at home or in a classroom to go along with each tradition.... (read more)

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Afraid of the Dark: What Whites and Blacks Need to Know about Each Other
Afraid of the Dark: What Whites and Blacks Need to Know about Each Other
by Jim Myers
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The definitive guide for anyone who has contact with people of another race—in companies, schools, neighborhoods, or other social situations—this book asserts that race is not the unfathomable mystery it is usually made out to be. In a... (read more)

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No One Is Illegal: Fighting Racism and State Violence on the U.S.-Mexico Border
No One Is Illegal: Fighting Racism and State Violence on the U.S.-Mexico Border
by Justin Akers Chacon
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“A rare combination of an author, [Mike Davis is] Rachel Carson and Upton Sinclair all in one.”—Susan Faludi “[Davis’ writing is] perceptive and rigorous.”—David Montgomery, The Nation “[Davis’ work... (read more)

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Devils in Paradise: Writing on Post-Emigrant Culture
Devils in Paradise: Writing on Post-Emigrant Culture
by Pasquale Verdicchio
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"Verdicchio demonstrates the duplicitous nature of language and the tension between the spoken and the unspoken. Verdicchio will be a poet to watch" -- Books in Canada The essays in this book were written over a period of ten years. Invariably, the... (read more)

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Two Nations Black & White Separate Hosti
Two Nations Black & White Separate Hosti
by Andrew Hacker
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"Challenging...The real value of this book is in Mr. Hacker's calm, analytical eye, his unblinking view of American history and his unwillingness to accept cant and 'common sense' as facts." --Tom Wicker The New York Times Book Review Why does race... (read more)

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Letters Across the Divide: Two Friends Explore Racism, Friendship, and Faith
Letters Across the Divide: Two Friends Explore Racism, Friendship, and Faith
by David Anderson
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In this stirring book, two friends -- a black minister and a white businessman -- discuss candidly the hang-ups, stereotypes and sins that inhibit interracial friendships. They hash out their differences, giving voice to feelings many readers have had... (read more)

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Going Where I'm Coming from: Memoirs of American Youth
Going Where I'm Coming from: Memoirs of American Youth
by Anne Mazer
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This nonfiction companion to last year's highly acclaimed fiction anthology America Street includes 14 autobiographical narratives about growing up in the crucible of America's diverse society. Whether triumphant, poignant, or chilling, lit by humor or... (read more)

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Affirmative Action and Racial Preference: A Debate (Point/Counterpoint)
Affirmative Action and Racial Preference: A Debate (Point/Counterpoint)
by Carl Cohen
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Racial preferences are among the most contentious issues in our society, touching on fundamental questions of fairness and the proper role of racial categories in government action. Now two contemporary philosophers, in a lively debate, lay out the... (read more)

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How Race Is Lived in America
How Race Is Lived in America
by New York Times
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Whether it's the merger of a white church with a black church in the South, the hip-hop dreams of a suburban white teenager, or the struggles of a biracial partnership in a high-tech start-up, race relations continue to permeate American lives. Powerful... (read more)

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Paper Daughter: A Memoir
Paper Daughter: A Memoir
by M Elaine Mar
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Chicken Bones and Mother's Milk My memory begins with the taste of chicken blood. Coaxed from the two-bone middle section of the wing, the crack of bone splintering between my teeth, the clotted marrow heavy on my tongue -- the memory of sweetness began... (read more)

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Twisted Head: An Italian-American Memoir
Twisted Head: An Italian-American Memoir
by Carl Capotorto
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What's in a name? For Carl Capotorto, everything is in a name. The literal translation from Italian to English of Capotorto is twisted head. This is no accident. Carl grew up in the Bronx in the 1960s and '70s with the Mangialardis (eat fat) and Mrs... (read more)

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The Coming White Minority: California, Multiculturalism, and America's Future
The Coming White Minority: California, Multiculturalism, and America's Future
by Dale Maharidge
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The 1990 Pulitzer Prize-winning author of And Their Children After Them presents four Californians--Black, White, Asian, Latino--and their search fo r a new center in the shrill immigration debate, and how it can guide the country. Graphs, maps. From the... (read more)

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