Understanding Racism

The End of Empires

African Americans and India

Gerald C. Horne

A trailblazing book that details the close historic ties between Black America and India over the decades

274 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 halftones


Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture

Edited by Madeline Y. Hsu and Sucheng Chan

New perspectives on making and writing Chinese American history

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 12 halftones


Americans First

Chinese Americans and the Second World War

K. Scott Wong

The Second World War’s role in bringing Chinese Americans into the mainstream of American society

268 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


The Coolie Speaks

Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba

Lisa Yun

A remarkable examination of bondage in Cuba that probes questions of slavery, freedom, and race

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 tables, 3 figures, 1 halftone


Savoring the Salt

The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

Edited by Linda Janet Holmes and Cheryl A. Wall

An anthology that celebrates the life and work of a major African American writer

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 halftones


Hapa Girl

A Memoir

May-lee Chai

A vivid depiction of the racism suffered by a mixed-race family in rural South Dakota

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 12 halftones


Silent Gesture

The Autobiography of Tommie Smith

Tommie Smith and David Steele

The story of the most famous protest in sports history, written by one of the men who staged it

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 halftones


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


Latinos in New England

Edited by Andrés Torres

The first comprehensive look at the growing Latino presence in New England

344 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 tables, 14 figures, 13 halftones


There Goes the 'Hood

Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up

Lance Freeman

How does gentrification affect residents who stay in the neighborhood?

248 pages | 6 x 9


The Disenfranchisement of Ex-Felons

Elizabeth A. Hull

A thought-provoking look at one population's loss of voting rights in the United States

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


From Black Power to Hip Hop

Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism

Patricia Hill Collins

A provocative analysis of the new contours of black nationalism and feminism in America

256 pages | 6 x 9


The Puerto Rican Diaspora

Historical Perspectives

Edited by Carmen Teresa Whalen and Víctor Vázquez-Hernández

Histories of the Puerto Rican experience

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 20 halftones


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


Islam in Urban America

Sunni Muslims in Chicago

Garbi Schmidt

How does the practice of Islam and its community of believers change in the American context?

256 pages | 6 x 9