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Black Children Sell Best

An aid worker's reflections on a broken industry

by RB Landeck

<p>Over the past 5 decades, aid &amp; development have grown into a multi-billion dollar business, yet little has changed for the millions of poor around the world. So where does all the money go? Few who donate to international charities ...

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Black Community Uplift and the Myth of the American Dream

by Lori Latrice Martin

<p>The book uses the politics of respectability concept as an appropriate framework to show why racial disparities between black and white people in America persist. The politics of respectability originated with black Baptist women in the late ...

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Black Education: A Transformative Research and Action Agenda for the New Century

by King, Joyce E.

This volume presents the findings and recommendations of the American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Commission on Research in Black Education (CORIBE) and offers new directions for research and practice. By commissioning an ...

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Black for a Day

White Fantasies of Race and Empathy

by Alisha Gaines

<p>In 1948, journalist Ray Sprigle traded his whiteness to live as a black man for four weeks. A little over a decade later, John Howard Griffin famously &quot;became&quot; black as well, traveling the American South in search of a certain kind ...

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Black Guns Matter

by Shawn Upson

<p>There are few issues in contemporary American media that stoke as much controversy as the subject of gun control, deadly force by police, and the right to self-defense. Although there have been contentious debates concerning gun control, ...

ISBN: 9780999051917

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Black Like Who?

Writing • Black • Canada

by Rinaldo Walcott

<p>Twenty years ago, Rinaldo Walcott's groundbreaking study of black culture in Canada, Black Like Who?, caused such an uproar upon its publication that Insomniac Press has produced a special 20th anniversary edition. With its incisive readings ...

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Black Mirror

The Cultural Contradictions of American Racism

by Eric Lott

<p>Blackness is a prized commodity in American pop culture. Marketed to white consumers, it invites whites to view themselves in a mirror of racial difference, while remaining “wholly” white. From sports to literature, film, and music to ...

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Black Panthers For Beginners

by Herb Boyd

<p><em>A crowd of onlookers gawked from the sidewalk as four young black men dressed in black leather jackets and berets leaped from a Volkswagen, each of them wielding shotguns with bandoliers strapped across their bodies. The young men ...

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Black Rebellion

Eyewitness Accounts of Major Slave Revolts

by Dr. Sujan Dass

<p>A collection of historical literature documenting major slave revolts and uprisings throughout the Americas.<br> Who will tell the stories of those who refused to be slaves? The Atlantic slave trade transported millions of humans from the ...

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Black Sheep

Journey to Borroloola

by Nicholas Jose

'I was a child when I first heard of him . 'There was a photograph of an old man with a prophet's beard and funny clothes standing outside an odd corrugated-iron dwelling in the middle of nowhere. Roger Jose lived with his Aboriginal wife in an ...

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Black Star, Crescent Moon

The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America

by Sohail Daulatzai

<DIV><P>“The same rebellion, the same impatience, the same anger that exists in the hearts of the dark people in Africa and Asia,” Malcolm X declared in a 1962 speech, “is existing in the hearts and minds of 20 million black people in this ...

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Black Women Can Change Directions by Changing Conditions : The Message, The Struggle and The Strength of Black Women

by Raymond Sturgis

<p>    Every day is a triumph and challenge for black women, and they embrace both of them with courage and faith that embody their character. As black women rise, many of them continue to struggle with common problems that debilitate their ...

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BLACK WOMEN MATTER

by Raymoni Love

<p>Each day that is blessed to us, some black woman, have also been killed or mistreated by police or by another black person. Black women around the world have always organized against injustices, and as time becomes more violent and unequal, ...

ISBN: 1230002213972

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Black Women’s Christian Activism

Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

by Betty Livingston Adams

<p>2017 Wilbur Non-Fiction Award Recipient</p> <p>Winner of the 2018 Author's Award in scholarly non0fiction, presented by the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance</p> <p><strong>In Black Women’s Christian Activism, Betty Livingston Adams ...

ISBN: 9781479887354

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781466891746

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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 ...

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Blaming the Poor

The Long Shadow of the Moynihan Report on Cruel Images about Poverty

by Susan D. Greenbaum

<p>In 1965, the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan—then a high-ranking official in the Department of Labor—sparked a firestorm when he released his report “The Negro Family,” which came to be regarded by both supporters and detractors as an ...

ISBN: 9780813574158

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Blaming the Poor: The Long Shadow of the Moynihan Report on Cruel Images about Poverty

by Greenbaum, Susan D.

<DIV>A leading authority on poverty and racism, Susan D. Greenbaum dismantles the main thesis of the Moynihan Report&mdash;that the so called matriarchal structure of the African American family &ldquo;feminized black men,&rdquo; resulting in a ...

ISBN: 9780813574165

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Blood and Faith

Christianity in American White Nationalism

by Damon T. Berry

<p>Since the 1980 US presidential races, the term &quot;religious right&quot; has come to signify a politically and socially conservative form of Christianity. This term implies a joining of socially conservative evangelical Christianity with ...

ISBN: 9780815654100

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Blood Sugar

Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

by Anthony Ryan Hatch

<DIV><P>Why do African Americans have exceptionally high rates of hypertension, diabetes, and obesity? Is it their genes? Their disease-prone culture? Their poor diets? Such racist explanations for racial inequalities in metabolic health have ...

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