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Body and Soul

The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

by Alondra Nelson

<DIV><P>Between its founding in 1966 and its formal end in 1980, the Black Panther Party blazed a distinctive trail in American political culture. The Black Panthers are most often remembered for their revolutionary rhetoric and militant action.

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Booker T. Washington in American Memory

by Kenneth M. Hamilton

<p>Since the 1960s, many historians have condemned Booker T. Washington as a problematic, even negative, influence on African American progress. This attitude dramatically contrasts with the nationwide outpouring of grief and reverence that ...

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Boom's Blues

Music, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

by Wim Verbei

<p><em>Boom's Blues</em> stands as both a remarkable biography of J. Frank G. Boom (1920-1953) and a recovery of his incredible contribution to blues scholarship originally titled <em>The Blues: Satirical Songs of the North American Negro</em>. ...

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Born Bright

A Young Girl's Journey from Nothing to Something in America

by C. Nicole Mason

<p><strong>*Green River College's 2018-2019 One Book Selection*</strong></p> <p><em>Standing on the stage, I felt exposed and like an intruder. In these professional settings, my personal experiences with hunger, poverty, and episodic ...

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Bound in Wedlock

Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century

by Tera W. Hunter

<p>Tera W. Hunter offers the first comprehensive history of African American marriage in the nineteenth century and into the Jim Crow era. She reveals the practical ways couples adopted, adapted, or rejected white Christian ideas of marriage, ...

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Bound to the Fire

How Virginia's Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine

by Kelley Fanto Deetz

<p>In grocery store aisles and kitchens across the country, smiling images of &quot;Aunt Jemima&quot; and other historical and fictional black cooks can be found on various food products and in advertising. Although these images are sanitized ...

ISBN: 9780813174754

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Break Beats in the Bronx

Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

by Joseph C. Ewoodzie

<p>The origin story of hip-hop—one that involves Kool Herc DJing a house party on Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx—has become received wisdom. But Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr. argues that the full story remains to be told. In vibrant prose, he combines ...

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Breaking Bread

Insurgent Black Intellectual Life

by bell hooks & Cornel West

<p>In this provocative and captivating dialogue, bell hooks and Cornel West come together to discuss the dilemmas, contradictions, and joys of Black intellectual life. The two friends and comrades in struggle talk, argue, and disagree about ...

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Brown All Over

by Janaka Bowman Lewis

<p>Brown All Over is a celebration of colors, including the colors of our skin. It features a young boy's attempt to use all of the colors in his crayon box with the help of his family members and his realization that he is part of the color ...

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Bryan Prince's Underground Railroad 2-Book Bundle

My Brother's Keeper / One More River to Cross

by Bryan Prince

<p>Award-winning author Bryan Prince portrays the experiences of slaves and former slaves in these compelling histories of the Underground Railroad and American Civil War. This special two-book collection includes:</p> <p><em>My Brother’s ...

ISBN: 9781459737792

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Bullets and Fire

Lynching and Authority in Arkansas, 1840-1950

by Guy Lancaster

<p><em>Bullets and Fire</em> is the first collection on lynching in Arkansas, exploring all corners of the state from the time of slavery up to the mid-twentieth century and covering stories of the perpetrators, victims, and those who fought ...

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Bullwhip Days

The Slaves Remember

by James Mellon

<p><strong>“Twenty-nine oral histories and additional excerpts, selected from 2000 interviews with former slaves conducted in the 1930s for a WPA Federal Writers Project, document the conditions of slavery that . . . lie at the root of today’s ...

ISBN: 9780802191182

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Busted: A Memoir of Teenage Years

by Phianna Rekab

<p>From author Phianna Rekab comes her deeply personal memoir of her teenage years, <em>Busted</em>.  Ugly pain and hardship meets good humor as she details her personal story of migrating from the Caribbean and growing up in Brooklyn, New York ...

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Carry Me Back

The Domestic Slave Trade in American Life

by Steven Deyle

<p>Originating with the birth of the nation itself, in many respects, the story of the domestic slave trade is also the story of the early United States. While an external traffic in slaves had always been present, following the American ...

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Carter G. Woodson

History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

by Burnis R. Morris

<p>This study reveals how historian Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) used the black press and modern public relations techniques to popularize black history during the first half of the twentieth century. Explanations for Woodson's success with the

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Character Building

by Booker T. Washington

<p>In Character Building are thirty seven addresses that Booker T. Washington gave before students, faculty, and guests at the Tuskegee Institute. These addresses take the form of timeless advice on a number of subjects. Very motivational and ...

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Charlottesville 2017

The Legacy of Race and Inequity

by Claudrena N. Harold & Louis P. Nelson

<p>When hate groups descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, triggering an eruption of racist violence, the tragic conflict reverberated throughout the world. It also had a profound effect on the University of Virginia’s expansive community, many

ISBN: 9780813941912

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Cherry Hill

by Linda G. Morris

<p>Before Opie lived in Mayberry, Beaver and Wally in Mayfield, and Betty, Bud and Kathy in Springfield, there were thousands of little Black children experiencing the same quality of life in Cherry Hill, a post WWII planned suburban community ...

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Chocolate Cities

The Black Map of American Life

by Marcus Anthony Hunter & Zandria F. Robinson

<p>From Central District Seattle to Harlem to Holly Springs, Black people have built a dynamic network of cities and towns where Black culture is maintained, created, and defended. But imagine—what if current maps of Black life are ...

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Chocolate City

A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

by Chris Myers Asch & George Derek Musgrove

<p>Monumental in scope and vividly detailed, <em>Chocolate City</em> tells the tumultuous, four-century story of race and democracy in our nation's capital. Emblematic of the ongoing tensions between America's expansive democratic promises and ...

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