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Citizen Akoy

Basketball and the Making of a South Sudanese American

by Steve Marantz

<p>Akoy Agau led Omaha Central High School to four straight high school basketball state championships (2010–13) and was a three-time All-State player. One of the most successful high school athletes in Nebraska’s history, he’s also a South ...

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City of Inmates

Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965

by Kelly Lytle Hernández

<p>Los Angeles incarcerates more people than any other city in the United States, which imprisons more people than any other nation on Earth. This book explains how the City of Angels became the capital city of the world's leading incarcerator. ...

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City of Islands

Caribbean Intellectuals in New York

by Tammy L. Brown

<p>Tammy L. Brown uses the life stories of Caribbean intellectuals as &quot;windows&quot; into the dynamic history of immigration to New York and the long battle for racial equality in modern America. The majority of the 150,000 black immigrants

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Civil Racism

The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout

by Lynn Mie Itagaki

<DIV><P>The 1992 Los Angeles rebellion, also known as the Rodney King riots, followed the acquittal of four police officers who had been charged with assault and the use of excessive force against a Black motorist. The violence included ...

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Civil Rights and Beyond

African American and Latino/a Activism in the Twentieth-Century United States

by Mark Malisa, Gordon Mantler, Oliver A. Rosales & others

<p><em>Civil Rights and Beyond</em> examines the dynamic relationships between African American and Latino/a activists in the United States from the 1930s to the present day. Building on recent scholarship, this book pushes the timeframe for the

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Civil Rights For Beginners

by Paul Von Blum

<p>A large swath of literature on the civil rights movement exists in the United States. Much of that literature focuses on the dramatic events of the African American resistance to Jim Crow and oppression from the mid 1950s through the early ...

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Civil Rights Music

The Soundtracks of the Civil Rights Movement

by Reiland Rabaka

<span><span>While there have been a number of studies that have explored African American “movement culture” and African American “movement politics,” rarely has the mixture of black music and black politics or, rather, </span><span ...

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Civil Rights on Long Island

by Christopher Claude Verga & African American Museum of Nassau County

Long Island has been in the corridors of almost all major turning points of American history, but Long Island has been overlooked as a battleground of the civil rights movement. Since early colonization by the English settlers in the 17th ...

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Civil Rights, Culture Wars

The Fight over a Mississippi Textbook

by Charles W. Eagles

<p>Just as Mississippi whites in the 1950s and 1960s had fought to maintain school segregation, they battled in the 1970s to control the school curriculum. Educators faced a crucial choice between continuing to teach a white supremacist view of ...

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Claiming Freedom

Race, Kinship, and Land in Nineteenth-Century Georgia

by Karen Cook Bell

<p>Claiming Freedom is a noteworthy and dynamic analysis of the transition African Americans experienced as they emerged from Civil War slavery, struggled through emancipation, and then forged on to become landowners during the Reconstruction ...

ISBN: 9781611178319

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Class of Hope and Change

A Walk with Millennials

by Deji Komolafe

<p><strong>Reclaiming their time. Sharing their lives. Speaking their truth.</strong></p> <p><strong>Millennials</strong>, the young people who entered adulthood during the first 18 years of the 21st century, have come of age during one of the ...

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Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement, Second Edition

by Jack M. Bloom

<ol> <li> <p>The first edition of this book was very successful, selling nearly 19,000 copies in cloth and paper.</p> </li> <li> <p>First published in 1987, a new edition of this work is timely, especially now with issues of class again ...

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Classic African American Women's Narratives

by William L. Andrews

<p><em>Classic African American Women's Narratives</em> offers teachers, students, and general readers a one-volume collection of the most memorable and important prose written by African American women before 1865. The book reproduces the canon

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Clementine Hunter: Her Life and Art

by Shiver, Art

<P>Clementine Hunter (1887--1988) painted every day from the 1930s until several days before her death at age 101. As a cook and domestic servant at Louisiana's Melrose Plantation, she painted on hundreds of objects available around her -- glass

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Collective Action and the Civil Rights Movement

by Dennis Chong

<p>Collective Action and the Civil Rights Movement is a theoretical study of the dynamics of public-spirited collective action as well as a substantial study of the American civil rights movement and the local and national politics that ...

ISBN: 9780226228693

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Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century

Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century

by JeffriAnne Wilder

<p>This book offers an in-depth sociological exploration of present-day colorism in the lives of black women, investigating the lived experiences of a phenomenon that continues to affect women of African descent.</p> <p>• Presents a ...

ISBN: 9781440831102

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Colored Travelers

Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War

by Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

<p>Americans have long regarded the freedom of travel a central tenet of citizenship. Yet, in the United States, freedom of movement has historically been a right reserved for whites. In this book, Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor shows that African ...

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Conceptual Aphasia in Black

Displacing Racial Formation

by Patrice Douglass, Barnor Hesse, Tamara K. Nopper & others

<p>This book presents a metacritique of racial formation theory. The essays within this volume explore the fault lines of the racial formation concept, identify the power relations to which it inheres, and resolve the ethical coordinates for ...

ISBN: 9781498544184

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Congo Love Song

African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State

by Ira Dworkin

<p>In his 1903 hit &quot;Congo Love Song,&quot; James Weldon Johnson recounts a sweet if seemingly generic romance between two young Africans. While the song's title may appear consistent with that narrative, it also invokes the site of King ...

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Conjure in African American Society

by Anderson, Jeffrey E.

<P>From black sorcerers' client-based practices in the antebellum South to the postmodern revival of hoodoo and its tandem spiritual supply stores, the supernatural has long been a key component of the African American experience. What began as ...

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