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Fight for Old DC

George Preston Marshall, the Integration of the Washington Redskins, and the Rise of a New NFL

by Andrew O'Toole

<p>In 1932 laundry-store tycoon George Preston Marshall became part owner of the Boston Braves franchise in the National Football League. To separate his franchise from the baseball team, he renamed it the Redskins in 1933 and then in 1937 moved

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Fighting Discrimination

A Journey Through Race, Class, and Age

by Tammy Ann Williams

<p>Tammy Ann Williams realized early on in life that discrimination is often life changing.</p> <p>In this journey through race, class, and age, she combines the lessons she’s learned from a challenging life with keen observations on how the ...

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Finding a Voice

Asian Women in Britain

by Amrit Wilson

<p>Finding a Voice - Asian Women in Britain published in 1978 and winner of the Martin Luther King award, was, and remains, an influential feminist book. Based on interviews, discussions and intimate one-to- one conversations with South Asian ...

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Flames after Midnight

Murder, Vengeance, and the Desolation of a Texas Community, Revised Edition

by Monte Akers

<p>What happened in Kirven, Texas, in May 1922, has been forgotten by the outside world. It was a coworker's whispered words, &quot;Kirven is where they burned the [Negroes],&quot; that set Monte Akers to work at discovering the true story ...

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Forever Men

Why the Dreams of Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X Can Still Save Blacks In America

by Raymond Sturgis

<p>Black America has made tremendous progress, and the hard work of our leaders from the past and today was instrumental in making our future better. However, we have a long way to go until we are truly proud of being black and proud of our ...

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Forever Suspect

Racialized Surveillance of Muslim Americans in the War on Terror

by Saher Selod

<p>The declaration of a “War on Terror” in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought sweeping changes to the American criminal justice and national security systems, as well as a massive shift in the American public ...

ISBN: 9780813588360

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Forty Acres and a Goat

by Will D. Campbell

<p>In <em>Forty Acres and a Goat</em>, Will D. Campbell picks up where the award-winning <em>Brother to a Dragonfly</em> leaves off, accounting his adventures during the tumultuous civil rights era. As he navigates through the explosive 1960s, ...

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Four Scraps of Bread

by Magda Hollander-Lafon

<p>Born in Hungary in 1927, Magda Hollander-Lafon was among the 437,000 Jews deported from Hungary between May and July 1944. Magda, her mother, and her younger sister survived a three-day deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau; there, she was ...

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Fractured Identities

Changing Patterns of Inequality

by Harriet Bradley

<p>The gap between rich and poor, included and excluded, advantaged and disadvantaged is steadily growing as inequality becomes one of the most pressing issues of our times. The new edition of this popular text explores current patterns of ...

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Framed

Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics

by Erin Tolley

<p>This book should sit on every journalist’s desk next to the <em>Canadian Press Stylebook.</em> It will be of tremendous interest to scholars and students of political science, immigration and citizenship, multiculturalism, communications, ...

ISBN: 9780774831260

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Freeing David McCallum

The Last Miracle of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter

by Ken Klonsky

<p>For ten years before Rubin &quot;Hurricane&quot; Carter's death, he and his friend and coauthor Ken Klonsky had been working to help free another wrongfully convicted man, David McCallum. McCallum was eventually exonerated and freed after ...

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Friday Bridge: Becoming a Muslim, Becoming Everyone's Business

The Trilogy of Life Itself, #1

by Dawn Bates

<p data-version='1.1'><strong>Think you know someone? Then think again. </strong></p><p>This book blows stereotypes out of the window and makes you stop and analyse what you think you know about the world we live in. Racism, raving and religion,

ISBN: 9780995732230

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From Jack Johnson to LeBron James

Sports, Media, and the Color Line

by Chris Lamb

<p>The campaign for racial equality in sports has both reflected and affected the campaign for racial equality in the United States. Some of the most significant and publicized stories in this campaign in the twentieth century have happened in ...

ISBN: 9780803285248

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From Orphan to Adoptee

U.S. Empire and Genealogies of Korean Adoption

by SooJin Pate

<DIV><p><BR>Since the 1950s, more than 100,000 Korean children have been adopted by predominantly white Americans; they were orphans of the Korean War, or so the story went. But begin the story earlier, as SooJin Pate does, and what has long ...

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From the Heart of a Man

Stimulating Words of Wisdom, Truth and Inspiration

by Hubert Clarke

<p>Faith can lead you to do many things you might not otherwise do. Dr. Hubert Clarke stepped out on faith and has written a book that comes straight from his heart. Born and raised in Jamaica and now living in the United States, Dr. Clarke ...

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Full Court Press

Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

by Jason A. Peterson

<p>During the civil rights era, Mississippi was caught in the hateful embrace of a white caste system that enforced segregation. Rather than troubling the Closed Society, state news media, on the whole, marched in lockstep or, worse, promoted ...

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Full Dissidence

Notes From an Uneven Playing Field

by Howard Bryant

<p><strong>Collection of essays by award-winning sports writer that examine the colliding underbellies of race, sports, politics and culture in America.</strong></p> <p>Perhaps more than at any other time in our history, sports are reflecting, ...

ISBN: 9780807019665

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Gather at the Table

The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade

by Thomas Norman DeWolf & Sharon Morgan

<p><strong>Two people—a black woman and a white man—confront the legacy of slavery and racism head-on</strong><br />  <br /> “We embarked on this journey because we believe America must overcome the racial barriers that divide us, the barriers

ISBN: 9780807014424

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Gender and Agency

Reconfiguring the Subject in Feminist and Social Theory

by Lois McNay

<p>This book reassesses theories of agency and gender identity against the backdrop of changing relations between men and women in contemporary societies. McNay argues that recent thought on the formation of the modern subject offers a one-sided

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Gender and Knowledge

Elements of a Postmodern Feminism

by Susan J. Hekman

<p>After the success of the hardback, students and academics will welcome the publication of this book in paperback.</p> <p>The aim of the book is to explore the connection between two perspectives that have had a profound effect upon ...

ISBN: 9780745667041

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