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An Uncommon Faith

A Pragmatic Approach to the Study of African American Religion

by Mitchell Reddish & Eddie Glaude Jr.

<p>With <em>An Uncommon Faith</em> Eddie S. Glaude Jr. makes explicit his pragmatic approach to the study of African American religion. He insists that scholars take seriously what he calls black religious attitudes, that is, enduring and ...

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An Unseen Light

Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee

by Elizabeth Gritter, Brian D. Page, Darius Young & others

<p>During the second half of the nineteenth century, Memphis, Tennessee, had the largest metropolitan population of African Americans in the Mid-South region and served as a political hub for civic organizations and grassroots movements. On ...

ISBN: 9780813175522

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Angels in the Wilderness

Young and Black in New Orleans And Beyond

by William Barnwell & Cheryl Gerber

<p>*As I read this wonderful book, I cried. I cried because someone loves the people of New Orleans enough to seek out the stories that are the lives of a few mirroring the lives of many. My friend, William Barnwell, has brought the skill of ...

ISBN: 9781946160164

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Antebellum Posthuman

Race and Materiality in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

by Cristin Ellis

<p>From the eighteenth-century abolitionist motto “Am I Not a Man and a Brother?” to the Civil Rights-era declaration “I AM a Man,” antiracism has engaged in a struggle for the recognition of black humanity. It has done so, however, even as the ...

ISBN: 9780823278466

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Archaeologies of African American Life in the Upper Mid-Atlantic

by Keri J. Sansevere, Michael J. Gall, Ross Thomas Rava & others

<p><em><strong>A 2018 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title</strong></em></p> <p><strong>New scholarship provides insights into the archaeology and cultural history of African American life from a collection of sites in the ...

ISBN: 9780817391508

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Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention

The Old Negro in New Negro Art

by Phoebe Wolfskill

<p>An essential African American artist of his era, Archibald Motley Jr. created paintings of black Chicago that aligned him with the revisionist aims of the New Negro Renaissance. Yet Motley's approach to constructing a New Negro--a dignified ...

ISBN: 9780252099700

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Archives of Flesh

African America, Spain, and Post-Humanist Critique

by Robert F. Reid-Pharr

<p>Enlists the principles of post-humanist critique in order to investigate decades of intimate dialogues between African American and Spanish intellectuals</p> <p>In Archives of Flesh, Robert Reid-Pharr reveals the deep history of intellectual

ISBN: 9781479830015

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Arise

From Beneath the Rubble

by Charles A. Dixon

<p>Arise unearth the essence &amp; struggles of Black men &amp; their respective families in America during the 20th century (early 1900s- 2000). This document unfolds some of the emotional turmoil families encountered prior to/from the great ...

ISBN: 9781532025624

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Arrested Potential

Through the Eyes of a Soldier

by g. m. jones

<p>A must read book for the 21st Century. The journey of an ordinary black man, who fights an unpopular war as a young man and confronted with death becomes disillusioned with society until he is almost a statistic. Subsequently, he manages to ...

ISBN: 9781477240250

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Assessment of Bushmeat Exploitation by Hunters in Ifon Area of Ondo State, Nigeria

by Aduloju Mayowa

<p>Seminar paper from the year 2012 in the subject Cultural Studies - Black Studies, , language: English, abstract: This study looked into Assessing the Bushmeat Exploitation by hunters in Ifon Area of Ondo State. A complete set of Questionnaire

ISBN: 9783656867197

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Authentically Black and Truly Catholic

The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

by Matthew J. Cressler

<p><strong>Explores the contentious debates among Black Catholics about the proper relationship between religious practice and racial identity</strong></p> <p>Chicago has been known as the Black Metropolis. But before the Great Migration, ...

ISBN: 9781479898121

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Bamboolizing Black America

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by E. Malcolm Wise

BAMBOOZLING BLACK AMERICA is a Fictional account of a plot to destroy Black America. Secret agencies with devious minds have hatched a plot to bring about the demise of Black people in America. The book is a collection of secret documents ...

ISBN: 9781468941494

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Beautiful Names For Beautiful Black People & Their Children

by Marques Jalil

This is the first book of its kind to feature African Names, Islamic Names and Biblical Names and their meanings for African Americans. ...

ISBN: 9781468921885

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Becoming African in America

Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic

by James Sidbury

<p>The first slaves imported to America did not see themselves as &quot;African&quot; but rather as Temne, Igbo, or Yoruban. In <em>Becoming African in America</em>, James Sidbury reveals how an African identity emerged in the late ...

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Becoming Belafonte

Black Artist, Public Radical

by Judith E. Smith

A son of poor Jamaican immigrants who grew up in Depression-era Harlem, Harry Belafonte became the first black performer to gain artistic control over the representation of African Americans in commercial television and film. Forging connections

ISBN: 9780292756700

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Before Brown

Civil Rights and White Backlash in the Modern South

by Andrew M Manis, John White, Patricia Sullivan & others

<p><em>Before Brown</em> details the ferment in civil rights that took place across the South before the momentous <em>Brown vs. Board of Education</em> decision in 1954. This collection refutes the notion that the movement began with the ...

ISBN: 9780817390334

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Before Jackie Robinson

The Transcendent Role of Black Sporting Pioneers

by Gerald R. Gems

<p>While the accomplishments and influence of Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, Jackie Robinson, and Muhammad Ali are doubtless impressive solely on their merits, these luminaries of the black sporting experience did not emerge ...

ISBN: 9780803296688

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Better Homes of South Bend

An American Story of Courage

by Gabrielle Robinson

In 1950, a group of African American workers at the Studebaker factory in South Bend met in secret. Their mission was to build homes away from the factories and slums where they were forced to live. They came from the South to make a better life

ISBN: 9781625855992

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Better Parenting: A Guide for Somali Parents in the Diaspora

by Ruqia Abdi

<p>Three issues confront Somali parents more than any other in their attempts to raise children in a new cultural environment: the education system, a lack of trust in Social Services, and a lack of a support system. The divide between the ...

ISBN: 9781634891998

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Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness

Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons

by Jane Lazarre

<p>&quot;I am Black,&quot; Jane Lazarre's son tells her. &quot;I have a Jewish mother, but I am not 'biracial.' That term is meaningless to me.&quot; In this moving memoir, Jane Lazarre, the white Jewish mother of now adult Black sons, offers a ...

ISBN: 9780822374145

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