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Three Negro Classics

By: Washington, Booker T.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: AVON BOOKS: 10/27/2012

Seller ID: 0380015811

ISBN: 0380015811

Condition: USED


UP FROM SLAVERYThe autobiography of Booker T Washington is a startling portrait ofone of the great Americans of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The illegitimate son of 'a white man and a Negro slave, Washington, a man who struggled for his education, would go on to struggle for the dignity of all his people in a hostile and alien society.THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLKW.E.B. DuBois's classic is a major sociological document and one of the momentous b... View more info

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New Jim Crow (Revised)

By: Alexander, Michelle

Price: $17.96

Publisher: NEW PR: 3/4/2013

Seller ID: 9781595586438N

ISBN: 1595586431

Condition: NEW


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Under African Sun

By: Alverson, Marianne

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 9/7/2011

Seller ID: 0226016242

ISBN: 0226016242

Condition: USED


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Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City

By: Anderson, Elijah

Price: $7.50

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC: 12/17/2011

Seller ID: 9780393320787

ISBN: 0393320782

Condition: USED


Inner-city black America is often stereotyped as a place of random violence; in fact, violence in the inner city is regulated through an informal but well-known code of the street. How you dress, talk, and behave can have life-or-death consequences, with young people particularly at risk. The most powerful force counteracting this code and its reign of terror is the strong, loving, decent family, and we meet many heroic figures in the course of this narrative. Unfortunat... View more info

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Yurugu: An African-Centered Critique of European Cultural Thought and Behavior

By: Ani, Marimba

Price: $27.50

Seller ID: 9780865432482

ISBN: 0865432481

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Yurugu removes the mask from the European facade and thereby reveals the inner workings of global white supremacy View more info

Best Intentions: the Education and Killing of Edmund Perry

By: Anson, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 3/26/2015

Seller ID: 9780394552743

ISBN: 0394552741

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Senator and the Sharecropper: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fan

By: Asch, Chris Myers

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NEW PR:

Seller ID: 9781595583321

ISBN: 1595583327

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The epic struggle for black equality in the twentieth century, told through the deeply intertwined life histories of the staunch segregationist and his sharecropper nemesis. Sunflower County, Mississippi, is a land of seeming contradictions. It boasts some of the world's richest soil, yet has produced widespread poverty that lingers to this day. It stood at the epicenter of the civil rights movement, yet still suffers from racial inequality. It has been on the forefr... View more info

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Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature

By: Baker, Houston A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR: 7/17/2012

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780226035383

ISBN: 0226035387

Condition: USED


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Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy

By: Bales, Kevin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR:

Seller ID: 9780520272910

ISBN: 0520272919

Condition: USED


Slavery is illegal throughout the world, yet more than twenty-seven million people are still trapped in one of history's oldest social institutions. Kevin Bales's disturbing story of slavery today reaches from brick kilns in Pakistan and brothels in Thailand to the offices of multinational corporations. His investigation of conditions in Mauritania, Brazil, Thailand, Pakistan, and India reveals the tragic emergence of a "new slavery," one intricately linked to the global... View more info

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Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

By: Baradaran, Mehrsa

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 9780674970953

ISBN: 0674970950

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Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Ce

By: Beals, Melba Pattillo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 3/6/2016

Seller ID: 9780671866396D

ISBN: 9780671866396D

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Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Ce

By: Beals, Melba Pattillo

Price: $6.00

Publisher: POCKET BOOKS: 7/22/2015

Seller ID: 9780671866396

ISBN: 0671866397

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In 1957, Melba Pattillo turned sixteen. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm. Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, "Brown v. Board of Education, " Melba was one of nine teenagers chosen to integrate Little Rock's Central High School. Throughout her harrowing ordeal, Melba was taunted by her schoolmates and their parents, threatened by a lynch mob's rope, attacked with lighted sticks of dynamite, and i... View more info

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Warriors Don't Cry

By: Beals, Melba Pattillo

Price: $3.00

Publisher: SIMON PULSE: 7/11/2014

Seller ID: 9781416948827

ISBN: 1416948821

Condition: USED


An innocent teenager. An unexpected hero. In 1957, Melba Pattillo turned sixteen. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm. Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, "Brown v. Board of Education, " Melba was one of nine teenagers chosen to integrate Little Rock's Central High School. Throughout her harrowing ordeal, Melba was taunted by her schoolmates and their parents, threatened by a lynch mob's r... View more info

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Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga

By: Benga/Newkirk, Pamela

Price: $9.00

Publisher: AMISTAD: 9/1/2017

Seller ID: 9780062201003

ISBN: 006220100X

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Before The Mayflower: A History of Black America 1619-1964: The Classic Account

By: Bennett, Lerone

Price: $6.50

Edition: 5

Seller ID: 9780140072143

ISBN: 0140072144

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Question of Freedom: A Memoir of Learning, Survival, and Coming of Age in Prison

By: Betts, Dwayne

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Publisher: AVERY PUB GROUP:

Seller ID: 9781583333969

ISBN: 1583333967

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A unique prison narrative that testifies to the power of books to transform a young man's life At the age of sixteen, R. Dwayne Betts-a good student from a lower- middle-class family-carjacked a man with a friend. He had never held a gun before, but within a matter of minutes he had committed six felonies. In Virginia, carjacking is a "certifiable" offense, meaning that Betts would be treated as an adult under state law. A bright young kid, he served his nine-year s... View more info

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Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Enduring Legacy of African-American Families

By: Billingsley, Andrew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: TOUCHSTONE PRESS: 6/11/2013

Seller ID: 9780671677091

ISBN: 0671677098

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Civil Rights: the 1960's Freedom Struggle

By: Blumberg, Rhoda Lois

Price: $5.00

Publisher: TWAYNE: 5/5/2012

Seller ID: 0805797343

ISBN: 0805797343

Condition: USED


Social Movements Past and Present offers thorough analyses of the ideas and actions that have changed the way Americans think and live. Each volume is written by a specialist drawing on the insights and methodologies of history, sociology and political science. View more info

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Alley Life in Washington: Family, Community, Religion, and Folklife in the City,

By: Borchert, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UNIV OF ILLINOIS PR:

Seller ID: 0252010035

ISBN: 0252010035

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Black Detroit

By: Boyd, Herb

Price: $15.29

Seller ID: 9780062346636N

ISBN: 0062346636

Condition: NEW


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