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General
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"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": And Other Conversations about Race
"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": And Other Conversations about Race
by Beverly Tatum
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Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see black youth seated together in the cafeteria. Of course, it's not just the black kids sitting together-the white, Latino, Asian Pacific, and, in some regions, American Indian youth are clustered... (read more)

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Immigration
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Fire Next Time (63 Edition)
Fire Next Time (63 Edition)
by James Baldwin
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The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It... (read more)

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Asian American
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Displacements and Diasporas: Asians in the Americas
Displacements and Diasporas: Asians in the Americas
by Wanni W Anderson
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Asians have settled in every country in the Western Hemisphere; some are recent arrivals, other descendents of immigrants who arrived centuries ago. Bringing together essays by thirteen scholars from the humanities and social sciences, Displacements and... (read more)

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Latin American
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Revolt of the Cockroach People
Revolt of the Cockroach People
by Oscar Zeta Acosta
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Chinese American
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Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel (Asian Voices)
Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel (Asian Voices)
by Ruthanne Lum Mccunn
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This masterful biographical novel—which has sold more than 100,000 copies—tells the true life story of Lalu Nathoy, a young Chinese girl sold into slavery in 1871 by her poverty-stricken family and auctioned off in the American West. McCunn... (read more)

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Racism and Ethnic Conflict
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On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life
On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life
by Sara Ahmed
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What does diversity do? What are we doing when we use the language of diversity? Sara Ahmed offers an account of the diversity world based on interviews with diversity practitioners in higher education, as well as her own experience of doing diversity... (read more)

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Hispanic American
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Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father
Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father
by Richard Rodriguez
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An award–winning writer delivers a major reckoning with religion, place, and sexuality in the aftermath of 9/11 Hailed in The Washington Post as “one of the most eloquent and probing public intellectuals in America,” Richard Rodriguez now... (read more)

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General
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Black Elk Speaks (Rev 08 Edition)
Black Elk Speaks (Rev 08 Edition)
by John G. Neihardt
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Black Elk Speaks is widely hailed as a religious classic, one of the best spiritual books of the modern era and the bestselling book of all time about an American Indian. This inspirational and unfailingly powerful story reveals the life and visions of... (read more)

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Sale Books
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The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930
The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930
by Satoshi Mizutani
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From 1858 to 1930 the concept of whiteness in British India was complex and contradictory. Under the Raj, the spread of racial ideologies was pervasive, but whiteness was never taken as self-evident. It was constantly called into question and its... (read more)

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Used Books
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Nobody's Son: Notes from an American Life
Nobody's Son: Notes from an American Life
by Luis Alberto Urrea
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Here's a story about a family that comes from Tijuana and settles into the 'hood, hoping for the American Dream. . . . I'm not saying it's our story. I'm not saying it isn't. It might be yours. "How do you tell a story that cannot be told?" writes Luis... (read more)

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