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  • The Presidential Campaign of Barack Obama

    A Critical Analysis of a Racially Transcendent Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Dewey M. Clayton

    In the early twenty-first century, race still occupies a dominant role in American politics. Despite this truism, presidential candidate Barack Obama was uniquely poised to transcend both race and party as the first African American to have a realistic chance of winning the presidency. Previous…

    Paperback – 2010-03-31

  • Whose Black Politics?

    Cases in Post-Racial Black Leadership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andra Gillespie

    The past decade has witnessed the emergence of a new vanguard in African American political leaders. They came of age after Jim Crow segregation and the Civil Rights Movement, they were raised in integrated neighborhoods and educated in majority white institutions, and they are more likely to…

    Paperback – 2009-12-21

  • African Americans and the Presidency

    The Road to the White House, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce A. Glasrud, Cary D. Wintz

    African Americans and the Presidency explores the long history of African American candidates for President and Vice President, examining the impact of each candidate on the American public, as well as the contribution they all made toward advancing racial equality in America. Each chapter takes…

    Paperback – 2009-11-25

  • Swinging the Vernacular

    Jazz and African American Modernist Literature, 1st Edition

    By Michael Borshuk

    This book looks at the influence of jazz on the development of African American modernist literature over the 20th century, with a particular attention to the social and aesthetic significance of stylistic changes in the music.…

    Paperback – 2009-06-09
    Studies in African American History and Culture

  • Interracial Families

    Current Concepts and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By George Alan Yancey, Richard Lewis, Jr.

    A unique book offering both a research overview and practical advice for its readers, this text allows students to gain a solid understanding of the research that has been generated on several important issues surrounding multiracial families, including intimate relations, family dynamics…

    Paperback – 2008-11-26

  • Keeping Faith

    Philosophy and Race in America, 1st Edition

    By Cornel West

    'The sheer range of West's interests and insights is staggering and exemplary: he appears equally comfortable talking about literature, ethics, art, jurisprudence, religion, and popular-cultural forms.' - Artforum Keeping Faith is a rich, moving and deeply personal collection of essays from one of…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge Classics

  • Reel to Real

    Race, Sex and Class at the Movies, 1st Edition

    By bell hooks

    Movies matter – that is the message of  Reel to Real, bell hooks’ classic collection of essays on film. They matter on a personal level, providing us with unforgettable moments, even life-changing experiences and they can confront us, too, with the most profound social issues of race, sex and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge Classics

  • Black Feminist Thought

    Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Hill Collins

    In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, originally published in 1990, Patricia Hill Collins set out to explore the words and ideas of Black feminist…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge Classics

  • Race and American Political Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph E. Lowndes, Julie Novkov, Dorian T. Warren

    Race has been present at every critical moment in American political development, shaping political institutions, political discourse, public policy, and its denizens’ political identities. But because of the nature of race—its evolving and dynamic status as a structure of inequality, a political…

    Paperback – 2008-06-06

  • African-American Activism before the Civil War

    The Freedom Struggle in the Antebellum North, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Rael

    African-American Activism before the Civil War is the first collection of scholarship on the role of African Americans in the struggle for racial equality in the northern states before the Civil War. Many of these essays are already known as classics in the field, and others are well on…

    Paperback – 2008-03-26

  • Black Women's Risk for HIV

    Rough Living, 1st Edition

    By Quinn Gentry

    An inside look at the devastating impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on poor African American women Black Women’s Risk for HIV: Rough Living is a valuable look into the structural and behavioral factors in high-risk environments—specifically inner-city neighborhoods like the “Rough&…

    Paperback – 2007-10-31

  • Between Freedom and Bondage

    Race, Party, and Voting Rights in the Antebellum North, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Malone

    Between Freedom and Bondage looks at the fluctuations of black suffrage in the ante-bellum North, using the four states of New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Rhode Island as examples. In each of these states, a different outcome was obtained for blacks in their quest to share the vote. By&…

    Paperback – 2007-09-14

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