African American Studies

"Other Sheep I Have"

The Autobiography of Father Paul M. Washington

Paul M. Washington with David Mcl. Gracie

An inner-city Episcopal priest shares a lifetime of fighting for civil and women's rights

280 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 29 halftones

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The African American Jeremiad

Appeals for Justice in America

David Howard-Pitney

An enduring verbal tradition links African American leaders from Frederick Douglass to Malcolm X to Alan Keyes

288 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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African American Perspectives on Political Science

Edited by Wilbur C Rich

African American political scientists speak out about their discipline, academic issues and racism in the profession.

456 pages | 6 x 9 | 23 tables, 3 figures

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African American Writing

A Literary Approach

Werner Sollors

Essays that honor the achievement of African American writers from the Enlightenment to the present

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 color photos, 1 line drawing, 8 halftones

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African Intellectual Heritage

A Book of Sources

edited by Molefi Kete Asante and Abu S. Abarry

This comprehensive volume brings together documents from the richly textured intellectual history of Africa and the diaspora

848 pages | 7 x 10

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African-American Reflections on Brazil's Racial Paradise

David J. Hellwig

Essays that focus on the authors' observations of race relations in Brazil from the first decade of the century through the 1980s

276 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Africana Studies

Theoretical Futures

Edited by Grant Farred

A provocative collection committed to keeping the dynamism of the Africana Studies discipline alive

192 pages | 6 x 9

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The Afrocentric Idea

Revised and Expanded Edition

Molefi Kete Asante

Asante's spirited engagement with culture warriors, neocons, and postmodernists updates this classic

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.2

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Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round

The Pursuit of Racial Justice in the Rural South

Richard A. Couto

An examination of individuals who enacted change in the status, opportunities, and treatment of African Americans in the rural South

440 pages | 6 x 9 | 34 halftones

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The Audacity of Hoop

Basketball and the Age of Obama

Alexander Wolff

The influence Barack Obama has had on basketball and vice versa, in essays and photographs

192 pages | 10 x 8 | 108 color photos, 22 halftones

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The Beat of My Drum

An Autobiography

Babatunde Olatunji and Robert Atkinson

The story of how Drums of Passion introduced Americans to West African music


272 pages | 6 x 9 | 28 halftones

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Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman

Voice and the Embodiment of a Costly Performance

Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant

Explores the restrictive myth of the strong black woman through interviews, revealing the emotional and physical toll this “performance” can have

194 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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The Betrayal of the Urban Poor

Helene Slessarev

A devastating account of inadequate attempts to provide economic equality for the urban poor

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables

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Between Race and Empire

African-Americans and Cubans before the Cuban Revolution

edited by Lisa Brock and Digna Casteñada Fuertes, foreword by Manning Marable

The relationship between the two peoples of color, their similar experiences with slavery and reaching for political power, and their parallel race consciousness

289 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table 26 halftones

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Black Baltimore

A New Theory of Community

Harold McDougall

Community self-help movements in Old West Baltimore provide an example of participatory democracy for other neighborhoods

272 pages | 6 x 9

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