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Blue vs. Black

Let’s End the Conflict Between Cops and Minorities

by John L. Burris & Catherine Whitney

<p><em><strong>Can we heal the breach between cops and the African American community?</strong></em></p> <p>Blue vs. Black tells the true, heartbreaking stories of ordinary people who cross paths with the wrong cops at the wrong time. The ...

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Bring the War Home

The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America

by Kathleen Belew

<p>The white power movement in America wants a revolution. It has declared all-out war against the federal government and its agents, and has carried out—with military precision—an escalating campaign of terror against the American public. Its ...

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Brother to a Dragonfly

by Will D. Campbell

<p>In <em>Brother to a Dragonfly</em>, Will D. Campbell writes about his life growing up poor in Amite County, Mississippi, during the 1930s alongside his older brother, Joe. Though they grew up in a close-knit family and cared for each other, ...

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Bunk

The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News

by Kevin Young

<p><strong>Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction</strong></p> <p><strong>“There Kevin Young goes again, giving us books we greatly need, cleverly disguised as books we merely want. Unexpectedly essential.”—Marlon ...

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Burgers in Blackface

Anti-Black Restaurants Then and Now

by Naa Oyo A. Kwate

<p><strong>Exposes and explores the prevalence of racist restaurant branding in the United States</strong></p> <p>Aunt Jemima is the face of pancake mix. Uncle Ben sells rice. Chef Rastus shills for Cream of Wheat. Stereotyped Black faces and ...

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Cause

. . . And How It Doesn't Always Equal Effect

by Gregory Smithsimon

<p><strong>The <em>Freakonomics</em> of the sociology world. This book shows how deeply irrational we humans are, and what we can do about it</strong></p> <p>When we try to understand our world, we ask “why?” a specific event occured. But this ...

ISBN: 9781612196770

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Champions of Civil and Human Rights in South Carolina

Volume 1: Dawn of the Movement Era, 1955-1967

by Marvin Ira Lare

<p>Champions of Civil and Human Rights in South Carolina is a five-volume anthology spanning the decades from 1930 to 1980 with oral history interviews of key activists and leaders of the civil rights movement in South Carolina. Editor Marvin ...

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Checkmate

by Wallace Fowler

<p>When Wallace Fowler enlisted, he didn’t know he would wind up broken because of the colour of his skin. A black man in a white military, Fowler would suffer harassment at the hands of both superiors and local communities. When he could no ...

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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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Christians and Cultural Difference

by David I. Smith & Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim

<p>Encountering cultural differences in the classroom, in the workplace, in the church, and in the public square is an everyday part of contemporary life. The chances that we will live our lives interacting only with those who share our cultural

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Christians and the Color Line

Race and Religion after Divided by Faith

by J. Russell Hawkins & Phillip Luke Sinitiere

<p><em>Christians and the Color Line</em> analyzes the complex entanglement of race and religion in the United States. Drawing on historical and contemporary examples of racialized religion, the essays in this volume consider the problem of race

ISBN: 9780199329526

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City in a Garden

Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

by Andrew M. Busch

<p>The natural beauty of Austin, Texas, has always been central to the city's identity. From the beginning, city leaders, residents, planners, and employers consistently imagined Austin as a natural place, highlighting the region's environmental

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City Kids

Transforming Racial Baggage

by Maria Kromidas

<p>Cosmopolitanism—the genuine appreciation of cultural and racial diversity—is often associated with adult worldliness and sophistication. Yet, as this innovative new book suggests, children growing up in multicultural environments might be the

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City Kids: Transforming Racial Baggage

by Kromidas, Maria

<DIV><I>City Kids</I> profiles fifth-graders in one of New York City&rsquo;s most diverse public schools, detailing how they collectively developed a sophisticated understanding of race that challenged many of the stereotypes, myths, and ...

ISBN: 9780813584812

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781452950150

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Class Act

An International Legal Perspective on Class Discrimination

by Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

<p>Even today, class discrimination remains an important global legal issue. This book allows readers a better understanding of the issue of class discrimination and inequality, including the role of education in bridging the class systems. The ...

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Class and Race Formation in North America

by James W. Russell

<p>On August 13, 1521, the largest and most developed of North America's societies, the Aztec empire, fell to Spanish invaders who, along with later European colonizers, built new societies in which they occupied the dominant class positions and

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Class and Stratification

by Rosemary Crompton

<p>Inequality in its many forms is becoming an ever greater problem in modern society. The revised edition of this popular book explains why it is so important to understand class and stratification, and how the tools used to analyse these ...

ISBN: 9780745699035

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Colluding, Colliding, and Contending with Norms of Whiteness

by Jennifer L. S. Chandler

Analyzing experiences of White mothers of daughters and sons of color across the U. S., Chandler provides an insider’s view of the complex ways in which Whiteness norms appear and operate. Through uncovering and analyzing Whiteness norms ...

ISBN: 9781681236933

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Colonial Extractions

Race and Canadian Mining in Contemporary Africa

by Paula Butler

<p>Challenging Canada’s image as a humane, enlightened global actor, <em>Colonial Extractions</em> examines the troubling racial logic that underpins Canadian mining operations in several African countries. Drawing on colonial, postcolonial, and

ISBN: 9781442619968

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