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Conspiracy to Destroy Black Women

by Michael Porter

<p>It has long been argued that women, especially black women, have been relegated to a second-class status in American society, and despite modern advances remain subject to a debilitating discrimination in many areas of life. This book ...

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Contemporary African American Families

Achievements, Challenges, and Empowerment Strategies in the Twenty-First Century

by Dorothy Smith-Ruiz, Sherri Lawson Clark & Marcia J. Watson

<p>For decades the black community has been perceived, both in the United States and around the world, as one which thinks alike, acts alike and lives alike - in poor and downtrodden environments. Following the persistent effects of the great ...

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Contemporary Critical Thought in Africology and Africana Studies

by Nilgun Anadolu-Okur, Molefi Kete Asante, Daryl B. Harris & others

<p>Although traditional academic circles rarely celebrate the work of African or African American thinkers because performers and political figures were more acceptable to narrating histories, this work projects the ideas of several writers with

ISBN: 9781498530712

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Corruption and Nigerian Foreign Policy (1999 – 2007)

by Jude Uddoh

<p>Nigerias foreign policy has always been predicated on the national interest, which is reducible to the security and welfare of its citizens. Nigerias position in Africa, its teeming population and rich endowment of mineral resources including

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Cosmopolitanism in the Fictive Imagination of W. E. B. Du Bois

Toward the Humanization of a Revolutionary Art

by Samuel O. Doku

<p>This booktraces W.E.B. Du Bois’s fictionalization of history in his five major works of fiction and in his debut short story <em>The Souls of Black Folk</em> through a thematic framework of cosmopolitanism. In texts like <em>The Negro</em> ...

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Counseling African American Males

Effective Therapeutic Interventions and Approaches

by Dr. William Ross

There is no one method for doing culturally alert counseling. Instead, culturally alert counseling consists of intentionally adapting existing ways to help clients (1) understand their socially constructed worldviews through culture, (2) ...

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Creating an Old South

Middle Florida's Plantation Frontier before the Civil War

by Edward E. Baptist

<p>Set on the antebellum southern frontier, this book uses the history of two counties in Florida's panhandle to tell the story of the migrations, disruptions, and settlements that made the plantation South.</p> <p>Soon after the United States ...

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Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

A path to sustainable growth

by Kent J. Wessinger

<p>Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the sustainable growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as ...

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Critical Ethnic Studies

A Reader

by Critical Ethnic Studies Editorial Collective

<p>Building on the intellectual and political momentum that established the Critical Ethnic Studies Association, this <em>Reader</em> inaugurates a radical response to the appropriations of liberal multiculturalism while building on the ...

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Crossing Borders

Essays on Literature, Culture, and Society in Honor of Amritjit Singh

by Silvia Schultermandl, Peter Schmidt, Elleke Boehmer & others

<p><em>Crossing Borders</em> is a gathering of twenty original, interdisciplinary essays on the paradigm of borders in African American literature, multi-ethnic U.S. studies, and South Asian studies. These essays by established and mid-career ...

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Crossing Parish Boundaries

Race, Sports, and Catholic Youth in Chicago, 1914-1954

by Timothy B. Neary

<p>Controversy erupted in spring 2001 when Chicago’s mostly white Southside Catholic Conference youth sports league rejected the application of the predominantly black St. Sabina grade school. Fifty years after <em>Brown v. Board of ...

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Crushed!

Navigating Africa’s Tortuous Quest for Development – Myths and Realities

by Tope Fasua

CRUSH-ED is not another whining story about the African experience, even though the title may lead in that direction. The title is really an acronym for the strategies that Africa (the sub-Saharan region in particular), must adopt if it is not ...

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Cuba's Racial Crucible

The Sexual Economy of Social Identities, 1750-2000

by Karen Y. Morrison

<p>Since the 19th century, assertions of a common, racially-mixed Cuban identity based on acceptance of African descent have challenged the view of Cubans as racially white. For the past two centuries, these competing views of Cuban racial ...

ISBN: 9780253016607

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Cuban Revolution in America

Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968–1992

by Teishan A. Latner

<p>Cuba's grassroots revolution prevailed on America's doorstep in 1959, fueling intense interest within the multiracial American Left even as it provoked a backlash from the U.S. political establishment. In this groundbreaking book, historian ...

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Curse Inflicted

From Slavery to the Sex Trade

by Ebonique Harrison

<p>Why are so many Black females being taken from their families? Why are so many being forced into the sex traffic industry? Who will protect Black females? Where is the outcry and media attention? What is the parallel between slavery and the ...

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Dancing on the Color Line

African American Tricksters in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

by Gretchen Martin

<p>The extensive influence of the creative traditions derived from slave culture, particularly black folklore, in the work of nineteenth- and twentieth-century black authors, such as Ralph Ellison and Toni Morrison, has become a hallmark of ...

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Dancing Revolution

Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

by Christopher J. Smith

<p>Throughout American history, patterns of political intent and impact have linked the wide range of dance movements performed in public places. Groups diverse in their cultural or political identities, or in both, long ago seized on dancing in

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Dangerous Spaces: Beyond the Racial Profile

by D. Marvin Jones

<p>An eye-opening, unapologetic explanation of what &quot;racial profiling&quot; is in modern-day America: systematic targeting of communities and placing of suspicion on populations, on the basis of not only ethnicity but also certain places ...

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Dark Ghettos

Injustice, Dissent, and Reform

by Tommie Shelby

<p>Why do American ghettos persist? Scholars and commentators often identify some factor—such as single motherhood, joblessness, or violent street crime—as the key to solving the problem and recommend policies accordingly. But, Tommie Shelby ...

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Dark Matters

On the Surveillance of Blackness

by Simone Browne

<p>In <em>Dark Matters</em> Simone Browne locates the conditions of blackness as a key site through which surveillance is practiced, narrated, and resisted. She shows how contemporary surveillance technologies and practices are informed by the ...

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