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Days of Bondage

by Friday Jones

<p><em>"Bless my wife! I will never meet a woman that I will love as I love her."</em><br> <br> So said Friday Jones in the midst of trying desperately to keep his enslaved family together. In this true account of slavery in America, Jones ...

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Dear Upright African

A Call to Action for Taking History Into Our Own Hands

by Donald Molosi

<p>Upright African, we need a revolution in education to take our history back into our hands, and to perform it through our eyes for humanity and ourselves. Without question, our African histories are under siege by those who would rather we ...

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Deconstructing Race

Multicultural Education Beyond the Color-Bind

by Jabari Mahiri

<p>How do socially constructed concepts of race dominate and limit understandings and practices of multicultural education? Since race is socially constructed, how do we deconstruct it? </p><p>In this important book Mahiri argues that ...

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Deeper Insight into Nigeria’S Public Administration

by Banji Oyeniran Adediji

<p>Deeper Insight into Nigerias Public Administration is a collection of a wider range of Public Administration topics to which scholars and authors have devoted attention in recent time. Here is a lucidly written and presented book, which ...

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Defying Disfranchisement: Black Voting Rights Activism in the Jim Crow South, 1890-1908

by Riser, R. Volney

<P>In Defying Disfranchisement, R. Volney Riser documents a number of lawsuits challenging various requirements---including literacy tests, poll taxes, and white primaries---designed primarily to strip African American men of their right to vote

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Democracy and Social Ethics

by Jane Addams

<p>Democracy and Social Ethics written by Jane Addams who was a pioneer American settlementactivist/reformer, social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, public administrator,protestor, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace.

ISBN: 9788832544596

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Demolition Means Progress

Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

by Andrew R. Highsmith

<p>In 1997, after General Motors shuttered a massive complex of factories in the gritty industrial city of Flint, Michigan, signs were placed around the empty facility reading, “Demolition Means Progress,” suggesting that the struggling ...

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Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement

Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s

by Traci Parker

<p>In this book, Traci Parker examines the movement to racially integrate white-collar work and consumption in American department stores, and broadens our understanding of historical transformations in African American class and labor ...

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Derek Jeter

Pride Of The Yankees

by Patrick Giles

<p>Derek Jeter-the Yankees shortstop who isn't short on talent, looks, or heart.</p> <p>Though he's only 24, many of his teammates describe Derek Jeter as a baseball player with maturity beyond his years. His awesome skills on the playing field

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Dethroning the Deceitful Pork Chop

Rethinking African American Foodways from Slavery to Obama

by Rebecca Sharpless

<p><strong>2016 Choice Outstanding Academic Title</strong><br /> <strong>2017 Association for the Study of Food and Society Award, best edited collection.</strong></p> <p>The fifteen essays collected in <em>Dethroning the Deceitful Pork ...

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Diesel Heart

An Autobiography

by Melvin Carter Jr.

<p>The doctors gathered around, passing the stethoscope from hand to hand, taking turns listening to my chest. Finally, the lead doctor said, &quot;Now, that's what I call a heartbeat!&quot;<br /> I snapped, &quot;Whaddaya mean?&quot;<br ...

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Dirty Laundry

Coloreds and Whites

by Lavelle

<p>To many, the situation for black Americans in the world today seems hopeless. In Dirty Laundry, author Lavelle presents his personal view of race relations in the world and how these relations have affected both the black and white ...

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Discourse on Africana Studies

James Turner and Paradigms of Knowledge

by Scot Brown

<p><em>Discourse on Africana Studies: James Turner and Paradigms of Knowledge</em> is both a reader and an introspective tribute, comprised of writings by James Turner and commentary from several of his former students. The book strives to ...

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Dissecting Integration

by Mba Mbulu

<p>Young Blacks already know that they have been betrayed by &quot;civil rights.&quot; DISSECTING INTEGRATION delves into this issue from four fronts, each demonstrating how artificial obstacles prevent people from honestly seeking equality for ...

ISBN: 6610000122653

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Doctrine and Race

African American Evangelicals and Fundamentalism between the Wars

by Mary Beth Swetnam Mathews

<p><strong><em>Doctrine and Race</em> examines the history of African American Baptists and Methodists of the early twentieth century and their struggle for equality in the context of white Protestant fundamentalism.</strong></p> <p>By ...

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Doing Violence, Making Race

by Mattias Smångs

<p>The subject of lynching has spawned a vast body of important research, but this research suffers from important blind spots and disjunctures.</p> <p>By broadening the scope of research problem formulation, staking out new ...

ISBN: 9781134832118

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Double Negative

The Black Image and Popular Culture

by Racquel J. Gates

<p>From the antics of Flavor Flav on <em>Flavor of Love</em> to the brazen behavior of the women on <em>Love & Hip Hop</em>, so-called negative images of African Americans are a recurrent mainstay of contemporary American media representations. ...

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Downed by Friendly Fire

Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

by Signithia Fordham

<DIV><P>Most Americans would never willingly revisit their high school experiences; the nation’s school systems reflect the broader society’s hierarchical emphasis on race, class, and gender. While schools purport to provide equal opportunities ...

ISBN: 9781452953038

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Dream and Legacy

Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

by Michael L. Clemons, Donathan L. Brown & William H. L. Dorsey

<p>Contributions by Rosa M. Banda, Lakeyta M. Bonnette-Bailey, Donathan L. Brown, Michael L. Clemons, William H. L. Dorsey, Hannah Firdyiwek, Alonzo M. Flowers III, Helen Taylor Greene, William G. Jones, Athena M. King, Taj'ullah Sky Lark, ...

ISBN: 9781496811851

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Driven from New Orleans

How Nonprofits Betray Public Housing and Promote Privatization

by John Arena

<p>In the early 1980s the tenant leaders of the New Orleans St. Thomas public housing development and their activist allies were militant, uncompromising defenders of the city’s public housing communities. Yet ten years later these same leaders ...

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