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African Americans in White Suburbia

Social Networks and Political Behavior

by Ernest McGowen

<p>Despite decades of progress, African Americans living in largely white affluent suburbs still often find themselves caught between the two worlds of race and class. High economic status has afforded them considerable employment opportunities ...

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African Americans of Durham & Orange Counties

An Oral History

by Jean Bolduc

<p>Durham and Orange Counties have vibrant and active African American communities. Throughout the region's unjust past, generations have shown extraordinary strength and resolve. Floyd McKissick became the first African American student at the ...

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African Americans of Wichita

by The Kansas African American Museum

The African American community of Wichita is as old as the city itself, dating back to early pioneers, cowboys, and business figures. Once relatively integrated, Wichita became more segregated as the 20th century unfolded. In response, African ...

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African Americans on Television: Race-ing for Ratings

Race-ing for Ratings

by David J. Leonard & Lisa Guerrero

<p>A comprehensive look at the history of African Americans on television that discusses major trends in black TV and examines the broader social implications of the relationship between race and popular culture as well as race and ...

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African Development and the Influence of Western Media

Breaking The Cycle Of ''Ravaging The African Continent''

by L. EMEKA OGAZI

This book tells a wholesome story about the African continent , (the 2nd largest continent in the world ) , it’s people, culture ; and it’s enormous natural resources and minerals as never been presented to the world audience by the western ...

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African Independence

How Africa Shapes the World

by Tukufu Zuberi, PBS's History Detectives and Professor

<p><em>African Independence</em> highlights the important role Africa has played in recent history and the significant role it will continue to play in the future of America and the globe. In a world where much of the power and wealth remains ...

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African Liberation

by Dr. Amos M. “Deluxe” Sirleaf, Ph.D.

<p>Conflict is an increasing threat to national and international security and a major challenge to development. It is significant to acknowledge that civil conflict has impoverished countries in every major region of the world, with specific ...

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Africana Social Stratification

An Interdisciplinary Study of Economics, Policy, and Labor

by Drew Brown, LaTasha Chaffin, Rita Kiki Edozie & others

<p>This study seeks to critically examine the field and function of social stratification, with emphasis on Africana phenomena. Phrased another way, this edited volume attempts to study and focus on who gets what and why, with regard to ...

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Africans in Colonial Louisiana: The Development of Afro-Creole Culture in the Eighteenth-Century

by Hall, Gwendolyn Midlo

<P>Although a number of important studies of American slavery have explored the formation of slave cultures in the English colonies, no book until now has undertaken a comprehensive assessment of the development of the distinctive Afro-Creole ...

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Afro-Atlantic Flight

Speculative Returns and the Black Fantastic

by Michelle D. Commander

<p>In <em>Afro-Atlantic Flight</em> Michelle D. Commander traces how post-civil rights Black American artists, intellectuals, and travelers envision literal and figurative flight back to Africa as a means by which to heal the dispossession ...

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Afro-Fabulations

The Queer Drama of Black Life

by Tavia Nyong'o

<p><strong>Argues for a conception of black cultural life that exceeds post-blackness and conditions of loss</strong></p> <p>In Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life, cultural critic and historian Tavia Nyong’o surveys the conditions ...

ISBN: 9781479824175

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Ain't I a Beauty Queen?

Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race

by Maxine Leeds Craig

<p>&quot;Black is Beautiful!&quot; The words were the exuberant rallying cry of a generation of black women who threw away their straightening combs and adopted a proud new style they called the Afro. The Afro, as worn most famously by Angela ...

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All the Women in My Family Sing

Women Write the World: Essays on Equality, Justice, and Freedom

by America Ferrera, Natalie Baszile, Lalita Tademy & others

<p><em>All the Women in My Family Sing</em> is an anthology documenting the experiences of women of color at the dawn of the twenty-first century. It is a vital collection of prose and poetry whose topics range from the pressures of being the ...

ISBN: 9780997296228

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America Dancing

From the Cakewalk to the Moonwalk

by Megan Pugh

<div>The history of American dance reflects the nation’s tangled culture. Dancers from wildly different backgrounds learned, imitated, and stole from one another.  Audiences everywhere embraced the result as deeply American.<BR>  <BR> Using the ...

ISBN: 9780300216653

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American Honor

The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

by Craig Bruce Smith

<p>The American Revolution was not only a revolution for liberty and freedom, it was also a revolution of ethics, reshaping what colonial Americans understood as &quot;honor&quot; and &quot;virtue.&quot; As Craig Bruce Smith demonstrates, these ...

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American Literature, Lynching, and the Spectator in the Crowd

Spectacular Violence

by Debbie Lelekis

<p><em>American Literature, Lynching, and the Spectator in the Crowd: Spectacular Violence</em> examines spectatorship in American literature at the turn of the twentieth century, focusing on texts by Theodore Dreiser, Miriam Michelson, Irvin S.

ISBN: 9781498506366

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American Niceness

by Carrie Tirado Bramen

<p>The cliché of the Ugly American—loud, vulgar, materialistic, chauvinistic—still expresses what people around the world dislike about their Yankee counterparts. Carrie Tirado Bramen recovers the history of a different national archetype—the ...

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American Slave Coast

A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry

by Ned Sublette & Constance Sublette

<p>A wide-ranging, powerful, alternative vision of the history of the United States and how the slave-breeding industry shaped it The American Slave Coast tells the horrific story of how the slavery business in the United States made the ...

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An African American and Latinx History of the United States

by Paul Ortiz

<p><strong>An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rights</strong></p> <p>Spanning more than two hundred years, <em>An African American and Latinx History of the United States</em> is a ...

ISBN: 9780807013908

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An Anthropology of Marxism

by Cedric J. Robinson & Avery F. Gordon

<p><em>An Anthropology of Marxism</em> offers Cedric Robinson's analysis of the history of communalism that has been claimed by Marx and Marxists. Suggesting that the socialist ideal was embedded both in Western and non-Western civilizations and

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