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Historically Black: Imagining Community in a Black Historic District
Historically Black: Imagining Community in a Black Historic District
by Mieka Brand Polanco
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In Historically Black, Mieka Brand Polanco examines the concept of community in the United States: how communities are experienced and understood, the complex relationship between human beings and their social and physical landscapes—and how... (read more)

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After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation
After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation
by Sekou M. Franklin
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What happened to black youth in the post-civil rights generation? What kind of causes did they rally around and were they even rallying in the first place? After the Rebellion takes a close look at a variety of key civil rights groups across the country... (read more)

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Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union
Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union
by G. Reginald (edt) Daniel
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The concept of a more perfect union remains a constant theme in the political rhetoric of Barack Obama. From his now historic race speech to his second victory speech delivered on November 7, 2012, that striving is evident. "Tonight, more than two... (read more)

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12 Years a Slave (Word Cloud Classics)
12 Years a Slave (Word Cloud Classics)
by Solomon Northup
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When Solomon Northup, born a free black man in Saratoga, New York, was offered a short-term job with a circus in Washington, D.C., in 1841, he jumped at the opportunity. But when he arrived, he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana. Finally... (read more)

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Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement (New Perspectives on the History of the South)
Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement (New Perspectives on the History of the South)
by Zoe A. Colley
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“Demonstrates how the ‘jail, no bail’ tactic moved the movement from a response to a crisis to an event that drew media notice and focused the country’s attention on the injustice of segregation.”—Choice &ldquo... (read more)

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Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination
Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination
by Richard M. Mizelle, Jr.
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Tightrope: A Racial Journey to the Age of Obama
Tightrope: A Racial Journey to the Age of Obama
by Gail Garfield
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The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership
The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership
by Al Sharpton
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We Ask Only for Even-Handed Justice: Black Voices from Reconstruction, 1865-1877
We Ask Only for Even-Handed Justice: Black Voices from Reconstruction, 1865-1877
by John David Smith
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Identity and African American Men: Exploring the Content of Our Characterization
Identity and African American Men: Exploring the Content of Our Characterization
by Kenneth Maurice Tyler
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Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination
Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination
by Richard M. Mizelle, Jr.
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The Grasp That Reaches Beyond the Grave: The Ancestral Call in Black Women's Texts
The Grasp That Reaches Beyond the Grave: The Ancestral Call in Black Women's Texts
by Venetria K. Patton
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