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Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
by Sherman Alexie
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A bold and irreverent observer of life among Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, the daring, versatile, funny, and outrageous Alexie showcases his many talents in Blasphemy, where he unites fifteen beloved classics with sixteen new stories in one... (read more)

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Life Is So Good (13 Edition)
Life Is So Good (13 Edition)
by George Dawson
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What makes a happy person, a happy life? In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a 101-year-old man who learned to read when he was 98, reflects on the philosophy he learned from his father—a belief that "life is so good"—as... (read more)

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How To Be Black (12 Edition)
How To Be Black (12 Edition)
by Baratunde Thurston
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Have you ever been called "too black" or "not black enough"? Have you ever befriended or worked with a black person? Have you ever heard of black people? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you. Raised by a pro-black, Pan... (read more)

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Orientalism (78 Edition)
Orientalism (78 Edition)
by Edward W. Said
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Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
by Sherman Alexie
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What a powerful collection of short stories! Alexie really stretches his wings and explores fascinating new territories, while at the same time revamping his old works by placing them in new contexts. I was completely blown away by Mr. Alexie, as usual.... (read more)

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Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America
Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America
by James H Webb
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In his first work of nonfiction, bestselling novelist Webb tells the epic story of the Scots-Irish, a people whose lives and world view were dictated by resistance, conflict, and struggle, and who, in turn, profoundly influenced the social, political... (read more)

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White Like Me: Reflections on Race From a Privileged Son - Revised and Updated (Rev 11 Edition)
White Like Me: Reflections on Race From a Privileged Son - Revised and Updated (Rev 11 Edition)
by Tim Wise
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With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment... (read more)

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
by James Mcbride
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The New York Times bestselling story from the author of The Good Lord Bird, 2013 National Book Award Finalist in Fiction. Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for... (read more)

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Who We Be: The Colorization of America
Who We Be: The Colorization of America
by Jeff Chang
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Race. A four-letter word. The greatest social divide in American life, a half-century ago and today. During that time, the U.S. has seen the most dramatic demographic and cultural shifts in its history, what can be called the colorization of America. But... (read more)

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Dear White America (12 Edition)
Dear White America (12 Edition)
by Tim J. Wise
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"Sparing neither family nor self . . . he considers how the deck has always been stacked in his and other white people's favor. . . . His candor is invigorating."—Publishers Weekly "One of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of... (read more)

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Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member
Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member
by Sanyika Shakur
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Written in solitary confinement, the author's memoir of 16 years as a gangbanger in Los Angeles makes palpable the despair and decay of America's inner cities and gives eloquent voice to one aspect of the black ghetto experience.... (read more)

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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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Black Elk Speaks : Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, Twenty-first Century Edition (00 - Old Edition)
Black Elk Speaks : Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, Twenty-first Century Edition (00 - Old Edition)
by Nicholas Black Elk
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Black Elk Speaks, the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863and#8211;1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century, offers readers much more than a precious glimpse of a vanished time... (read more)

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Dover Thrift Editions)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Frederick Douglass
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Former slave, impassioned abolitionist, brilliant writer, newspaper editor and eloquent orator whose speeches fired the abolitionist cause, Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) led an astounding life. Physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy plagued his early... (read more)

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Conquests and Historical Identites in California, 1769 - 1936 (95 Edition)
Conquests and Historical Identites in California, 1769 - 1936 (95 Edition)
by Lisbeth Haas
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Spanning the period between Spanish colonization and the early twentieth century, this well-argued and convincing study examines the histories of Spanish and American conquests, and of ethnicity, race, and community in southern California. Lisbeth Haas... (read more)

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Black Elk Speaks Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux
Black Elk Speaks Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux
by John G Neihardt
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The most famous Native American book ever written, Black Elk Speaks is the acclaimed story of Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863-1950) and his people during the momentous, twilight years of the nineteenth century. Black Elk grew up in a... (read more)

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New Jim Crow (10 Edition)
New Jim Crow (10 Edition)
by Michelle Alexander
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Forty years in, the War on Drugs has done almost nothing to prevent drugs from being sold or used, but it has nonetheless created a little-known surveillance state in Americas most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Arrest quotas and high-tech surveillance... (read more)

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)
by Frederick Douglass
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In addition to its far-reaching impact on the antislavery movement in the United States and abroad, Douglass's fugitive slave narrative won recognition for its literary excellence, which has since earned it a place among the classics of nineteenth... (read more)

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Where We Stand: Class Matters
Where We Stand: Class Matters
by bell hooks
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Drawing on both her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with Manhattan Coop boards, Where We Stand is a successful black woman's reflection--personal, straight forward, and rigorously honest--on how our dilemmas of class and race are intertwined, and... (read more)

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My Indian Boyhood ((Rev)06 Edition)
My Indian Boyhood ((Rev)06 Edition)
by Luther Standing Bear
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Classic memoir of life, experience, and education of a Lakota child in the late 1800s.... (read more)

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