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Fighting Neoslavery in the 20th Century: The Forgotten Legacy of the NAACP
Fighting Neoslavery in the 20th Century: The Forgotten Legacy of the NAACP
by Ronald Walters
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Dr. Ronald Walters, one of the most highly respected political scientist in the nation, has compiled a body of evidence and anecdotes to substantiate his hypothesis that chattel slavery for African Americans did not end with the signing of the... (read more)

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Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press
Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press
by James Mcgrath Morris
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In this groundbreaking biography, celebrated author James McGrath Morris skillfully illuminates the life and accomplishments of pioneering journalist Ethel Lois Payne, while also bringing to the fore the critical role of the black press in the civil... (read more)

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The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream (Updated Paperback Edition)
The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream (Updated Paperback Edition)
by Gary Younge
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"[In] this slim but powerful book . . . Younge is adept at both distilling the facts and asking blunt questions."—Boston Globe "Unequivocal."—Financial Times "Gary Younge's meditative retrospection on [the speech's] significance... (read more)

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Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary
Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary
by Dennis Childs
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The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, passed in 1865, has long been viewed as a definitive break with the nationandrsquo;s past by abolishing slavery and ushering in an inexorable march toward black freedom. Slaves of the State... (read more)

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The Negro in Illinois: The Wpa Papers (New Black Studies)
The Negro in Illinois: The Wpa Papers (New Black Studies)
by Brian Dolinar
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The Negro in Illinois was produced by a special division of the Illinois Writers' Project, one of President Roosevelt's Works Progress Administration programs. Headed by Harlem Renaissance poet Arna Bontemps and white proletarian writer Jack Conroy, The... (read more)

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Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary
Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary
by Dennis Childs
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The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, passed in 1865, has long been viewed as a definitive break with the nationandrsquo;s past by abolishing slavery and ushering in an inexorable march toward black freedom. Slaves of the State... (read more)

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New Black Man: Tenth Anniversary Edition
New Black Man: Tenth Anniversary Edition
by Mark Anthony Neal
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Black Girls and Adolescents: Facing the Challenges
Black Girls and Adolescents: Facing the Challenges
by Catherine Fisher (edt) Collins
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Dialogues Across Diasporas: Women Writers, Scholars, and Activists of Africana and Latina Descent in Conversation (Critical Africana Studies)
Dialogues Across Diasporas: Women Writers, Scholars, and Activists of Africana and Latina Descent in Conversation (Critical Africana Studies)
by Marion Rohrleitner
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