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New Jim Crow (10 Edition)
New Jim Crow (10 Edition)
by Michelle Alexander
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Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly... (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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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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American Apartheid : Segregation and the Making of the Underclass (93 Edition)
American Apartheid : Segregation and the Making of the Underclass (93 Edition)
by Douglas S. Massey
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significance in the United States today.... (read more)

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Black Boy: American Hunger a Record of Childhood and Youth (Perennial Classics)
Black Boy: American Hunger a Record of Childhood and Youth (Perennial Classics)
by Richard Wright
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Plot Summary "Black Boy is Richard Wright's memoir of his life from early childhood to the launching of his career as a writer. His father abandoned the family soon after they moved to Memphis, leaving Wright, his mother and brother in dire straits... (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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Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism
Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism
by James W Loewen
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No blacks allowed, especially after dark. This was the unwritten rule in a "sundown" town. In his trademark revelatory style, bestselling author James W. Loewen explores one of America's best-kept secrets as he unearths the making of sundown towns and... (read more)

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Readings for Diversity and Social Justice
Readings for Diversity and Social Justice
by Maurianne (edt) Adams
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Readings for Diversity and Social Justice is the market leading anthology to cover the full scope of social oppression from a social justice standpoint. With full sections dedicated to racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and ableism, as well as... (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 Neihardt
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Black Elk Speaks is widely hailed as a religious classic, one of the best spiritual books of the modern era and the bestselling book of all time about an American Indian. This inspirational and unfailingly powerful story reveals the life and visions of... (read more)

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White Bread: A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
White Bread: A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
by Aaron Bobrow Strain
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How did white bread, once an icon of American progress, become “white trash”? In this lively history of bakers, dietary crusaders, and social reformers, Aaron Bobrow-Strain shows us that what we think about the humble, puffy loaf says a lot... (read more)

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Violence of Hate (3RD 11 Edition)
Violence of Hate (3RD 11 Edition)
by Jack Levin
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This text explores two forms of hate and prejudice – racism in contemporary American society and the historical occurrence of anti-Semitism – under a single conceptual framework.   Jack Levin, is a well-known scholar, author, and... (read more)

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Up From Slavery (00 Edition)
Up From Slavery (00 Edition)
by Booker T. Washington
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A MAN WHO OVERCAME THE BONDS OF SLAVERY TO BECOME A SPOKESMAN FOR HIS PEOPLE.<P>Historically acknowledged as one of America's most powerful and persuasive orators, Booker T. Washington consistently challenged the forces of racial prejudice at a... (read more)

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Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
by Oscar Zeta Acosta
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Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano layer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan... (read more)

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The Hidden Wound
The Hidden Wound
by Wendell Berry
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In this beautifully written book-length essay, Berry explores the “hidden wound” of racism and its pernicious effects on white people in America. Rigorous, honest, and deeply felt, The Hidden Wound is essential reading for anyone hoping to... (read more)

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Whiteness of a Different Color : European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race (98 Edition)
Whiteness of a Different Color : European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race (98 Edition)
by Matthew Frye 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 (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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"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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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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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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Daughters of Anowa : African Women and Patriarchy (95 Edition)
Daughters of Anowa : African Women and Patriarchy (95 Edition)
by Mercy Amba Oduyoye
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Daughters of Anowa provides an analysis of the lives of African women today from an African woman's own perspective. It is a study of the influence of culture and religion - particularly of traditional African cultures and Christianity - on African women'... (read more)

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