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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
by Michelle Alexander
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The New Jim Crow was initially published with a modest first printing and reasonable expectations for a hard-hitting book on a tough topic. Now, ten-plus printings later, the long-awaited paperback version of the book Lani Guinier calls “brave and... (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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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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Orientalism (78 Edition)
Orientalism (78 Edition)
by Edward W. Said
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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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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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Europe in the High Middle Ages (01 Edition)
Europe in the High Middle Ages (01 Edition)
by William Jordan
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A new understanding of one of the most decisive eras in European history, captured in extraordinary detail by a renowned scholar and#160; The latest addition to the landmark Penguin History of Europe series is a fascinating study of the sixteenth and... (read more)

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Schnitzler's Century : Making of Middle-class Culture 1815-1914 (02 Edition)
Schnitzler's Century : Making of Middle-class Culture 1815-1914 (02 Edition)
by Peter Gay
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An essential work for anyone who wishes to understand the social history of the nineteenth century, Schnitzler's Centuryis the culmination of Peter Gay's thirty-five years of scholarship on bourgeois culture and society. Using Arthur Schnitzler, the... (read more)

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Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice - 3rd Edition
Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice - 3rd Edition
by Paul Kivel
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In 2008 the United States elected its first black president, and recent polls show that only twenty-two percent of white people in the United States believe that racism is a major societal problem. On the surface, it may seem to be in decline. However... (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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Killing Rage : Ending Racism (95 Edition)
Killing Rage : Ending Racism (95 Edition)
by bell hooks
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One of our countrys premier cultural and social critics, bell hooks has always maintained that eradicating racism and eradicating sexism must go hand in hand. But whereas many women have been recognized for their writing on gender politics, the female... (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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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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Black, Jewish, and Interracial (97 Edition)
Black, Jewish, and Interracial (97 Edition)
by Karya Gibel Azoulay
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How do adult children of interracial parents—where one parent is Jewish and one is Black—think about personal identity? This question is at the heart of Katya Gibel Azoulay’s Black, Jewish, and Interracial. Motivated by her own... (read more)

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Crazy Horse, the Strange Man of the Oglalas: A Biography
Crazy Horse, the Strange Man of the Oglalas: A Biography
by Mari Sandoz
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Crazy Horse, the military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity set him off as "strange," fought in many famous battles, including the one at the Little Bighorn. He held out boldly against the government's efforts to... (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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Provincializing Europe : Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (2ND 08 Edition)
Provincializing Europe : Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (2ND 08 Edition)
by Dipesh Chakrabarty
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First published in 2000, Dipesh Chakrabarty's influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories of capitalist transition in non-Western countries. This... (read more)

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Black Looks : Race and Representation (92 Edition)
Black Looks : Race and Representation (92 Edition)
by bell hooks
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In these twelve essays, bell hooks digs ever deeper into the personal and political consequences of contemporary representations of race and ethnicity within a white supremacist culture.... (read more)

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Black Hawk: An Autobiography (Prairie State Books)
Black Hawk: An Autobiography (Prairie State Books)
by Donald Jackson
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 This story is told in the words of a tragic figure in American history - a hook-nosed, hollow-cheeked old Sauk warrior who lived under four flags while the Mississippi Valley was being wrested from his people.The author is Black Hawk himself... (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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