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The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)
by W E B Du Bois
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This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays... (read more)

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The Black Revolution on Campus
The Black Revolution on Campus
by Martha Biondi
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The Black Revolution on Campus is the definitive account of an extraordinary but forgotten chapter of the black freedom struggle. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Black students organized hundreds of protests that sparked a period of crackdown... (read more)

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Carry Me Home : Birmingham, Alabama : the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution (01 Edition)
Carry Me Home : Birmingham, Alabama : the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution (01 Edition)
by Diane McWhorter
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Now with a new afterword, the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatic account of the civil rights era’s climactic battle in Birmingham as the movement, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., brought down the institutions of segregation. “The Year of... (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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On Jordan's Stormy Banks: Personal Accounts of Slavery in Georgia (Real Voices, Real History Series)
On Jordan's Stormy Banks: Personal Accounts of Slavery in Georgia (Real Voices, Real History Series)
by Andrew Waters
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The idea of interviewing slaves about their experiences dates to the 1760s, when abolitionists first began to publish slave narratives as a way to educate the public to the horrors of slavery. From 1929 to 1932, the social sciences department at Fisk... (read more)

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From the Bottom of the Heap: The Autobiography of Black Panther Robert Hillary King
From the Bottom of the Heap: The Autobiography of Black Panther Robert Hillary King
by Robert Hillary King
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Expanded and updated with new photographs and stories, this autobiography of one of the Angola Three traces the life of Robert Hillary King from his early days in Louisiana, through a troubled adolescence, a conviction that kept him behind bars for... (read more)

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Coming of Age in Mississippi
Coming of Age in Mississippi
by Anne Moody
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Written without a trace of sentimentality or apology, this is an unforgettable personal story—the truth as a remarkable young woman named Anne Moody lived it. To read her book is to know what it is to have grown up black in Mississippi in the... (read more)

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Bone Black #1: Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood
Bone Black #1: Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood
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Stitching together girlhood memories with the finest threads of innocence, feminist intellectual bell hooks presents a powerfully intimate account of growing up in the South. A memoir of ideas and perceptions, Bone Black shows the unfolding of female... (read more)

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Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence
Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence
by Geoffrey Canada
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Long before U.S. News and World Report named him one of America's Best Leaders and Oprah Winfrey called him "an angel from God," Geoffrey Canada was a small, vulnerable, scared boy growing up in the South Bronx. Canada's world was one where "sidewalk... (read more)

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Narrative of Sojourner Truth (Vintage Classics)
Narrative of Sojourner Truth (Vintage Classics)
by Margaret Washington
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Narrative of Sojourner Truth is one of the most important documents of slavery ever written, as well as being a partial autobiography of the woman who became a pioneer in the struggles for racial and sexual equality. With an eloquence that resonates more... (read more)

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The Last Year of Malcom X: The Evolution of a Revolutionary
The Last Year of Malcom X: The Evolution of a Revolutionary
by George Breitman
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Malcolm X's political evolution after he left the Nation Of Islam. Analyzes the conflicts that resulted in Malcolm's being driven out of the Nation, his views on how to combat anti-Black discrimination, and how, as he put it, to "internationalize" the... (read more)

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Last Man Standing: The Tragedy and Triumph of Geronimo Pratt
Last Man Standing: The Tragedy and Triumph of Geronimo Pratt
by Jack Olsen
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"Much more than [a] compelling story of justice tragically perverted and eventually triumphant." --The Denver Post "[A] book that makes me grateful to its author, a lasting testimonial, and a document born of the same enduring passion that... (read more)

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Test Ride on the Sunnyland Bus: A Daughter's Civil Rights Journey (River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize)
Test Ride on the Sunnyland Bus: A Daughter's Civil Rights Journey (River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize)
by Ana Maria Spagna
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The environment may surround us, but when that environment is a natural wonder like Yosemite National Park, it also reaches whats inside us. For Mark Liebenow, Yosemite did just that, and did so when he needed it most. In Mountains of Light, winner of... (read more)

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Harriet Tubman : Road To Freedom (04 Edition)
Harriet Tubman : Road To Freedom (04 Edition)
by Catherine Clinton
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Celebrated for her courageous exploits as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman has entered history as one of nineteenth-century America's most enduring and important figures. But just who was this remarkable woman? To John Brown... (read more)

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The Sweet Hell Inside: A Family History
The Sweet Hell Inside: A Family History
by Edward Ball
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With the panoramic story of one "colored elite" family who rises from the ashes of the Civil War to create an American cultural dynasty Edward Ball offers the historical and, literary successor to his highly acclaimed Slaves in the Family, a New York... (read more)

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In search of the racial frontier :African Americans in the American West, 1528-1990
In search of the racial frontier :African Americans in the American West, 1528-1990
by Quintard Taylor
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A groundbreaking history of African Americans' role in the development of the American West. The American West is mistakenly known as a region with few African Americans and virtually no black history. In Search of the Racial Frontier challenges that... (read more)

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Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition
Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition
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I can say, without a trace of hyperbole, that this book changed my life. Robin D. G. Kelley, from the Foreword Black Marxism provides a well-documented foundation upon which to build ideological and mass social movements.Phylon A towering achievement... (read more)

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Fire Shut Up in My Bones
Fire Shut Up in My Bones
by Charles M. Blow
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A gorgeous, moving memoir of how one of America's most innovative and respected journalists found his voice by coming to terms with a painful past. New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow mines the compelling poetry of the out-of-time African-American... (read more)

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Black Athena the Afroasiatic Roots Volume 1
Black Athena the Afroasiatic Roots Volume 1
by Martin Bernal
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What is classical about Classical civilization? In one of the most audacious works of scholarship ever written, Martin Bernal challenges the whole basis of our thinking about this question. Classical civilization, he argues, has deep roots in Afroasiatic... (read more)

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Alchemy of Race and Rights
Alchemy of Race and Rights
by Patricia Williams
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result is a testament of considerable beauty, a triumph of moral tactfullness, The result, as the title suggests, is magic.... (read more)

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