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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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Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village
Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village
by Elizabeth Wa Fernea
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A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman.... (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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Gender and Jim Crow : Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920 (96 Edition)
Gender and Jim Crow : Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920 (96 Edition)
by Glenda Elizabeth 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: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview
Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview
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 Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? ((Rev)03 Edition)
Why Are All Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? ((Rev)03 Edition)
by Beverly Daniel 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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Racism Without Racists (3RD 10 - Old Edition)
Racism Without Racists (3RD 10 - Old Edition)
by Eduardo Bonilla-silva
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In the third edition of his highly acclaimed book, Bonilla-Silva continues to challenge color-blind thinking. He has now extended this challenge with a new chapter on Obama's election addressing the apparent miracle of a black man elected as the 44th... (read more)

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Names a Memoir Sun Tracks Volume 16
Names a Memoir Sun Tracks Volume 16
by N Scott Momaday
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Of all of the works of N. Scott Momaday, The Names may be the most personal. A memoir of his boyhood in Oklahoma and the Southwest, it is also described by Momaday as "an act of the imagination. When I turn my mind to my early life, it is the imaginative... (read more)

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Colored People
Colored People
by Henry Louis Gates
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From an American Book Award-winning author comes a pungent and poignant masterpiece of recollection that ushers readers into a now-vanished "colored" world and extends and deepens our sense of African-American history, even as it entrances us... (read more)

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Miner's Canary : Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (02 Edition)
Miner's Canary : Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (02 Edition)
by Lani Guinier
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Like the canaries that alerted miners to a poisonous atmosphere, issues of race point to underlying problems in society that ultimately affect everyone, not just minorities. Addressing these issues is essential. Ignoring racial differences--race... (read more)

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Myths, Illusions, & Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East
Myths, Illusions, & Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East
by Dennis Ross
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"A trenchant and often pugnacious demolition of the numerous misconceptions about strategic thinking on the Middle East" -The New York Times Now updated with a new chapter on the current climate, Myths, Illusions, and Peace addresses why the United... (read more)

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Live from Death Row
Live from Death Row
by Mumia Abu Jamal
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National Public Radio refuses to air him, his publisher has received threats, and "patriotic" citizens across the country have tried to ban him from the shelves. It's not hard to see why. In this brilliant collection of vignettes on life inside... (read more)

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Failures of Integration (04 Edition)
Failures of Integration (04 Edition)
by Sheryll Cashin
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On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously declared that separate educational facilities for blacks and whites are inherently "unequal" and, as such, violate the 14th Amendment. The landmark decision, Brown v. Board of Education, sounded the death... (read more)

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Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity (Open Media)
Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity (Open Media)
by Tim Wise
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Following the civil rights movement, race relations in the United States entered a new era. Legal gains were interpreted by some as ensuring equal treatment for all and that "colorblind" policies and programs would be the best way forward. Since then... (read more)

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Memories of Chicano History : the Life and Narrative of Bert Corona (95 Edition)
Memories of Chicano History : the Life and Narrative of Bert Corona (95 Edition)
by Mario T. Garcia
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Who is Bert Corona? Though not readily identified by most Americans, nor indeed by many Mexican Americans, Corona is a man of enormous political commitment whose activism has spanned much of this century. Now his voice can be heard by the wide audience... (read more)

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