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A Voice from the South

By a Black Woman of the South

by Anna J. Cooper

<p>Published in 1892, <em>A Voice from the South</em> is the only book published by one of the most prominent African American women scholars and educators of her era. Born a slave, Anna Julia Haywood Cooper would go on to become the fourth ...

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A Voice from the South

by Anna Julia Cooper

<p>A cornerstone of black feminist and political theory, this collection of essays focuses on racial progress and women's rights. <em>A Voice from the South,</em> written in 1892, is regarded as the first statement of black feminism. Despite ...

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Abolition and Antislavery: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic

by Peter Hinks & John McKivigan

<p>The struggle to abolish human slavery is one of the most important reform campaigns in history. The eventual success of this decades-long struggle serves as an inspiring example that even the most deeply rooted social wrongs can be corrected.

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Abstractionist Aesthetics

Artistic Form and Social Critique in African American Culture

by Phillip Brian Harper

<p><strong>An artistic discussion on the critical potential of African American expressive culture</strong></p> <p>In a major reassessment of African American culture, Phillip Brian Harper intervenes in the ongoing debate about the “proper” ...

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Addresses of Frederick Douglass

by Frederick Douglass

<p>Today Frederick Douglass is best known for his autobiographies; but while he was alive he was known as a fiery orator who was always in demand. Collected here are ten of Frederick Douglass' addresses. And while it is impossible to hear ...

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Africa in Black Liberation Activism

Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney

by Tunde Adeleke

<p>This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and ...

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African American Folklore: An Encyclopedia for Students

An Encyclopedia for Students

by Anand Prahlad

<p>African American folklore dates back 240 years and has had a significant impact on American culture from the slavery period to the modern day. This encyclopedia provides accessible entries on key elements of this long history, including ...

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African American Hospitals in North Carolina

39 Institutional Histories, 1880–1967

by Phoebe Ann Pollitt

<p>? Untold thousands of black North Carolinians suffered or died during the Jim Crow era because they were denied admittance to white-only hospitals. With little money, scant opportunities for professional education and few white allies, ...

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African American Lives in St. Louis, 1763–1865

Slavery, Freedom and the West

by Dale Edwyna Smith

<p>The African American presence in St. Louis began in 1763 with the arrival of several free men of color who accompanied Pierre Laclede from New Orleans to set up a fur trading fort on the Mississippi. Within a few decades, the fort had become ...

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African American Officers in Liberia

A Pestiferous Rotation, 1910–1942

by Brian G. Shellum

<p><em>African American Officers in Liberia</em> tells the story of seventeen African American officers who trained, reorganized, and commanded the Liberian Frontier Force from 1910 to 1942. In this West African country founded by freed black ...

ISBN: 9781640120631

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African American Relationships, Marriages, and Families

An Introduction

by Patricia Dixon

<p><em>African American Relationships, Marriages, and Families, Second Edition</em> is a historically and culturally centered research-based text designed for use in undergraduate, graduate, and community-based courses on African American ...

ISBN: 9781317274285

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African American St. Louis

by John A. Wright Sr., John A. Wright Jr. & Curtis A. Wright Sr.

The city of St. Louis is known for its African American citizens and their many contributions to the culture within its borders, the country, and the world. Images of Modern America: African American St. Louis profiles some of the events that ...

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African American Student's Guide to College Success

by Glenn L. Starks & F. Erik Brooks

<p>This encouraging guide coaches African American and first-generation college students on strategies for maximizing their experiences and success on university campuses.</p> <p>• Offers strategies to assist African American students with ...

ISBN: 9781440829307

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African American War Heroes

by James B. Martin

<p>Detailed profiles bring stories of African American heroism in the U.S. armed forces to life, from the American Revolution through the conflict in Afghanistan.</p> <p>• Shares 80 detailed biographies of African Americans who earned their ...

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African American Women with Incarcerated Mates

The Psychological and Social Impacts of Mass Imprisonment

by Avon Hart-Johnson

<p>? After four decades of mass incarceration in the U.S., the disproportionate number of black men in prisons has contributed to an epidemic of black women struggling to support fragile families. Yet the literature is scant on how African ...

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African American Women's Life Issues Today: Vital Health and Social Matters

Vital Health and Social Matters

by Catherine Fisher Collins

<p>After decades of research devoted to women's health, a federal agency focused on women's health, and millions of dollars allocated to address women's health disparities, African American women are still the sickest American citizens. This ...

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African Americans at Risk: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice [2 volumes]

Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice

by Glenn L. Starks

<p>With all of the progress African Americans have made, they still face many risks that threaten the entire race or place segments in jeopardy of survival. This work examines the widespread problem and suggests solutions.</p> <p>• Examines ...

ISBN: 9781440800764

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African Americans by the Numbers: Understanding and Interpreting Statistics on African American Life

by Glenn L. Starks

<p>Provides an invaluable source for students as well as academics on the current condition of African Americans, highlighting disparities throughout an array of social, economic, and political areas.</p> <p>• Clearly outlines the condition of ...

ISBN: 9781440845055

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African Americans in Central Texas History

From Slavery to Civil Rights

by E. Joe Brackner Jr., Sherilyn Brandenstein, Donaly E. Brice & others

<p>Bruce A. Glasrud and Deborah M. Liles have gathered over thirty years of scholarship—articles, book excerpts, and new, original essays—to offer for the first time an overview of the history of African Americans in Central Texas. From slavery ...

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African Americans in Covington

by Eva Semien Baham

<p>Covington is the seat of St. Tammany Parish government and sits north of Lake Pontchartrain in the New Orleans metropolitan area. Records from 1727 show 11 Africans on the north shore. One person of African descent was present at the founding

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