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I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Michael Eric Dyson
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A private citizen who transformed the world around him, Martin Luther King, Jr., was arguably the greatest American who ever lived. Now, after more than thirty years, few people understand how truly radical he was. In this groundbreaking examination of... (read more)

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Racial Formation in the United States, 1960-1990 (2ND 94 - Old Edition)
Racial Formation in the United States, 1960-1990 (2ND 94 - Old Edition)
by Michael Omi
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First published in 1986, Racial Formation in the United States is now considered a classic in the literature on race and ethnicity. This second edition builds upon and updates Omi and Winant's groundbreaking research. In addition to a preface to the new... (read more)

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Baseball's Great Experiment : Jackie Robinson and His Legacy - Expanded ((Rev)08 Edition)
Baseball's Great Experiment : Jackie Robinson and His Legacy - Expanded ((Rev)08 Edition)
by Jules Tygiel
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In this gripping account of one of the most important steps in the history of American desegregation, Jules Tygiel tells the story of Jackie Robinson's crossing of baseball's color line. Examining the social and historical context of Robinson's... (read more)

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Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal
Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal
by Andrew Hacker
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Includes bibliographical references and index.... (read more)

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Geography of the Heart : a Memoir (96 Edition)
Geography of the Heart : a Memoir (96 Edition)
by Fenton Johnson
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With grace and affection, Fenton Johnson presents an unforgettable book about the transformative power of love. Recounting how he fell in love and found the courage to help his partner face death from AIDS, Johnson interweaves his own story as the... (read more)

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Racism 101 (94 Edition)
Racism 101 (94 Edition)
by Nikki Giovanni
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In Racism 101, Nikki Giovanni indicts higher education for the inequities it perpetuates, contemplates the legacy of the 1960s, provides a survival guide for black students on predominantly white campuses (complete with razor-sharp comebacks to the dumb... (read more)

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Barefoot Heart: Stories of a Migrant Child
Barefoot Heart: Stories of a Migrant Child
by Elva Trevino Hart
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Autobiography. Latino/a Studies. BAREFOOT HEART is a vividly told autobiographical account of the life of a child growing up in a family of migrant farm workers. Elva Trevino Hart was born in south Texas to Mexican immigrants and spent her childhood... (read more)

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My Bondage and My Freedom (Trade) (05 Edition)
My Bondage and My Freedom (Trade) (05 Edition)
by Frederick Douglass
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My Bondage and My Freedom, by Frederick Douglass, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of... (read more)

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Signet Classics)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Signet Classics)
by Frederick Douglass
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Born into a life of bondage, Frederick Douglass secretly taught himself to read and write. It was a crime punishable by death, but it resulted in one of the most eloquent indictments of slavery ever recorded. His gripping narrative takes us into the... (read more)

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Fools Crow : Wisdom and Power,10TH Anniversary Edition ((Rev)01 Edition)
Fools Crow : Wisdom and Power,10TH Anniversary Edition ((Rev)01 Edition)
by Thomas E. Mails
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Frank Fools Crow is regarded by many as the greatest Native American holy person of the last hundred years. Nephew of Black Elk, and a disciplined, gentle, spiritual, and political leader, Fools Crow died in 1989 at the age of 99. Fools Crow: Wisdom and... (read more)

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Sources of East Asian Tradition : Premodern Asia (08 Edition)
Sources of East Asian Tradition : Premodern Asia (08 Edition)
by Theodore Debary
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In Sources of East Asian Tradition, Wm. Theodore de Bary offers a selection of essential readings from his immensely popular anthologies Sources of Chinese Tradition, Sources of Korean Tradition, and Sources of Japanese Tradition so readers can... (read more)

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The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World
The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World
by John Wesley Carlos
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Nominated for an NAACP Image Award, Outstanding Literary Work Autobiography/Biography Seen around the world, John Carlos and Tommie Smiths Black Power salute on the 1968 Olympic podium sparked controversy and career fallout. Yet their show of defiance... (read more)

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Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race
Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race
by Matthew Fr Jacobson
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Co-Winner, 1999 Ralph J. Bunche Award, American Political Science... (read more)

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Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920 (Gender and American Culture)
Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920 (Gender and American Culture)
by Glenda Eliz Gilmore
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Gilmore sets out . . . to reinterpret turn-of-the-century southern politics from the perspective of middle-class black women activists. She succeeds brilliantly. The book not only reclaims the long-buried stories of a group of richly compelling... (read more)

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Race in North America (4TH 11 Edition)
Race in North America (4TH 11 Edition)
by Audrey Smedley
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In Race in North America, Audrey Smedley shows that “race” is a cultural invention that has been used variously and opportunistically since the eighteenth century. Race, in its origin, was not a product of science but of a folk ideology... (read more)

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More Than Equals : Racial Healing for the Sake of the Gospel, Revised and Expanded (Rev 00 Edition)
More Than Equals : Racial Healing for the Sake of the Gospel, Revised and Expanded (Rev 00 Edition)
by Spencer Perkins
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Recipient of a Christianity Today 1994 Critics Choice Award Here is living proof that white and black Christians can live together. When Spencer Perkins was sixteen years old, he visited his bloodied and swollen father (pastor John Perkins) in jail... (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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Sleeping Arrangements
Sleeping Arrangements
by Laura Shaine Cunningham
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From the acclaimed novelist, playwright, and journalist Laura Cunningham, a coming of age story and enchanting memoir of childhood "Here is Lily Moore at 10, as judged by her fifth grade teacher: 'Unsatisfactory...Hair matted, uncombed, disheveled... (read more)

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Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh
Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh
by Allan W Eckert
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The epic tale of a towering Native American hero by the award-winning author of The Frontiersmen. Published to rave reviews, this extraordinary book tells the story of Shawnee leader Tecumseh, a military genius whose vision was to unite the North... (read more)

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Racial and Ethnic Relations in America (7TH 05 Edition)
Racial and Ethnic Relations in America (7TH 05 Edition)
by S. Dale Mclemore
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This text uses a multidisciplinary approach, drawing on sociology, history, psychology, and other social sciences to focus on the factors that contribute to the merger or separation of different racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. The authors present... (read more)

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