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Black Violence: Political Impact of the 1960s Riots

by Button, James W.

<p>While many studies of domestic collective violence, especially of the black riots of the 1960s, emphasize the causes of violence, James Button's is a major investigation of the <i>consequences</i> of violence. He not only analyzes how and to ...

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Black Women and Breast Cancer

A Cultural Theology

by Elizabeth A. Williams

<p>Christian theology at its core is a story about someone being in trouble. In response to this trouble, the triune God intervenes. God identifies with those in trouble, walking with them through the experience. Yet, the God of Christian ...

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Black Women Filmmakers and Black Love on Screen

by Brandale N. Mills

<p>This book offers a thorough analysis of how romantic love between Black men and women (referred to here as Black Love) is portrayed in Hollywood films, specifically from the perspective of Black female filmmakers. Using historical and ...

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Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850-1954

An Intellectual History

by Stephanie Y. Evans

<p>&quot;Provides scholars with a historical lens from which to view the higher education of black women . . . [and] how one generation of black women benefited from the work and sacrifices of the prior generation.&quot;--Adah L. Ward Randolph, ...

ISBN: 9780813063058

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Black Women's Portrayals on Reality Television

The New Sapphire

by Antwanisha Alameen-Shavers, Allison M. Alford, Patrick Bennett & others

<p>This book critically analyzes the portrayals of Black women in current reality television. Audiences are presented with a multitude of images of Black women fighting, arguing, and cursing at one another in this manufactured world of reality ...

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Black, White, and Indian

Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

by Claudio Saunt

<p>Deceit, compromise, and betrayal were the painful costs of becoming American for many families. For people of Indian, African, and European descent living in the newly formed United States, the most personal and emotional choices--to honor a ...

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Black-Brown Solidarity

Racial Politics in the New Gulf South

by John D. Márquez

Houston is the largest city in the Gulf South, a region sometimes referred to as the “black belt” because of its sizeable African American population. Yet, over the last thirty years, Latinos have become the largest ethnic minority in Houston, ...

ISBN: 9780292753891

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Black. Queer. Southern. Women.

An Oral History

by E. Patrick Johnson

<p>Drawn from the life narratives of more than seventy African American queer women who were born, raised, and continue to reside in the American South, this book powerfully reveals the way these women experience and express racial, sexual, ...

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Blackballed

The Black and White Politics of Race on America's Campuses

by Lawrence Ross

<p>&quot;College&quot; is a word that means many things to many people: a space for knowledge, a place to gain lifelong friends, and an opportunity to transcend one's socioeconomic station. Today, though, this word also recalls a slew of ...

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Blackface Nation

Race, Reform, and Identity in American Popular Music, 1812-1925

by Brian Roberts

<p>As the United States transitioned from a rural nation to an urbanized, industrial giant between the War of 1812 and the early twentieth century, ordinary people struggled over the question of what it meant to be American. As Brian Roberts ...

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Blackness Visible

Essays on Philosophy and Race

by Charles W. Mills

<p>Charles Mills makes visible in the world of mainstream philosophy some of the crucial issues of the black experience. Ralph Ellison's metaphor of black invisibility has special relevance to philosophy, whose demographic and conceptual ...

ISBN: 9781501702945

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Blackroots Science

by Modimoncho

<p>Knowledge of the elders about the ancient life and ancient science, beginning with the creation of our universe all the way to the creation of our earth. Contains knowledge of what is soon to come regarding this present era.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781532361807

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Blacks in the Adirondacks

A History

by Sally E. Svenson & Alice Paden Green

<p><em>Blacks in the Adirondacks:</em> A History tells the story of the many African Americans who settled in or passed through this rural, mountainous region of northeastern New York State. In the area for a variety of reasons, some were ...

ISBN: 9780815654216

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Blank

Essays and Interviews

by M. NourbeSe Philip

<p><em>Blank</em> is a collection of previously out-of-print essays and new works by one of Canada's most important contemporary writers and thinkers.</p> <p>Through an engagement with her earlier work, M. NourbeSe Philip comes to realize the ...

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Blasian Invasion

Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

by Myra S. Washington

<p>Myra S. Washington probes the social construction of race through the mixed-race identity of Blasians, people of Black and Asian ancestry. She looks at the construction of the identifier <em>Blasian</em> and how this term went from being ...

ISBN: 9781496814234

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Blue Eyes on African-American History

A Learning Adventure

by Philip J. Reiss

<p>Until Bayard Rustins lecture in the fall of 1962, no other person had brought author Philip Reiss so far toward gaining an understanding of what it was like for African-Americans living as second-class citizens in this nation, which sponsors ...

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Blue Rhythm Fantasy

Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

by John Wriggle

<div>Behind the iconic jazz orchestras, vocalists, and stage productions of the Swing Era lay the talents of popular music's unsung heroes: the arrangers. John Wriggle takes you behind the scenes of New York City's vibrant entertainment industry

ISBN: 9780252098826

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Blues Legacies and Black Feminism

Gertrude Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday

by Angela Y. Davis

<p>From one of this country's most important intellectuals comes a brilliant analysis of the blues tradition that examines the careers of three crucial black women blues singers through a feminist lens. Angela Davis provides the historical, ...

ISBN: 9780307574442

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Blues Music in the Sixties: A Story in Black and White

by Adelt, Ulrich

<DIV><p>In the 1960s, within the larger context of the civil rights movement and the burgeoning counterculture, the blues changed from black to white in its production and reception, as audiences became increasingly white. Yet, while this was ...

ISBN: 9780813549484

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Blues, How Do You Do?

Paul Oliver and the Transatlantic Story of the Blues

by Christian O'Connell

<p>Recent revisionist scholarship has argued that representations by white “outsider” observers of black American music have distorted historical truths about how the blues came to be. While these scholarly arguments have generated an ...

ISBN: 9780472121120

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