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    African American Literature: An Encyclopedia for Students Student Edition

    This essential volume provides an overview of and introduction to African American writers and literary periods from their beginnings through the 21st century.This compact encyclopedia, aimed at students, selects the most important authors, literary movements, and key topics for them to know. Entries cover the most influential and highly regarded African American writers, including novelists, playwrights, poets, and nonfiction writers. The book covers key periods of African American literature―such as the Harlem Renaissance, the Read More

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    African American Religious History: A Documentary Witness (The C. Eric Lincoln Series on the Black Experience) Paperback – January 17, 2000

    This widely-heralded collection of remarkable documents offers a view of African American religious history from Africa and early America through Reconstruction to the rise of black nationalism, civil rights, and black theology of today. The documents—many of them rare, out-of-print, or difficult to find—include personal narratives, sermons, letters, protest pamphlets, early denominational histories, journalistic accounts, and theological statements. In this volume Olaudah Equiano describes Ibo religion. Lemuel Haynes gives a black Puritan’s farewell. Nat Read More

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    African American Tea Party Supporters: Explaining a Political Paradox Hardcover – September 23, 2019

    To their critics who celebrated the election of America’s first African American president, black Tea Party supporters are self-loathing race traitors. In African American Tea Party Supporters: Explaining A Political Paradox, Kirk A. Johnson interviews thirty elected officials, radio personalities, military veterans, and other black Tea Partyers to reveal a group with deep regard for African Americans—and even for Barack Obama—but also divergent perspectives on race, religion, government, and Tea Party racism. Johnson argues Read More

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    African Americans: A Concise History, Combined Volume (5th Edition) 5th Edition

    A compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity   African Americans: A Concise History illuminates the central place of African-Americans in U.S. history by telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America and how African-American history is inseparably woven into the greater context of American history. It follows the long and turbulent journey of African-Americans, the rich culture they have nurtured throughout their history and Read More

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    African-American Odyssey, The, Combined Volume (6th Edition) 6th Edition

    A compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity   More than any other text, The African-American Odyssey illuminates the central place of African-Americans in U.S. history by telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America and how African-American history is inseparably woven into the greater context of American history. From Africa to the 21st century, this book follows the long and turbulent journey of Read More

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    American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom 8th Edition

    This dynamic and comprehensive text from nationally renowned scholars continues to demonstrate the profound influence African Americans have had — and continue to have — on American politics. Through the use of two interrelated themes — the idea of universal freedom and the concept of minority-majority coalitions — the text demonstrates how the presence of Africans in the United States affected the founding of the Republic and its political institutions and processes. The authors Read More

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    An African American and Latinx History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY) Paperback – December 11, 2018

    An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rightsSpanning more than two hundred years, An African American and Latinx History of the United States is a revolutionary, politically charged narrative history, arguing that the “Global South” was crucial to the development of America as we know it. Scholar and activist Paul Ortiz challenges the notion of westward progress as exalted by widely taught formulations like “manifest destiny” and “Jacksonian Read More

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    Black Women, Black Love: America’s War on African American Marriage Hardcover – October 6, 2020

    A sweeping history of America’s oppression of Black companionship According to the 2010 US census, more than 70 percent of Black women in America are unmarried. Black Women, Black Love reveals how four centuries of laws, policies, and customs have created that crisis. Dianne Stewart begins in the colonial era, when slave owners denied Blacks the right to marry, divided families, and, in many cases, raped enslaved women and girls. Later, during Reconstruction Read More

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    Brave. Black. First.: 100 Postcards Celebrating More Than 50 African American Women Who Changed the World Cards – August 25, 2020

    These 100 stunning postcards celebrate 50 groundbreaking African American women, from Harriet Tubman and Rosa Parks to Angela Davis and Beyoncé–published in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.Based on the children’s book Brave. Black. First., these empowering postcards celebrate artists, athletes, activists, politicians, and writers who championed civil rights in their communities. Each card features the portrait on the front and, on the back, an inspiring quote, short Read More

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    Conversations in Black: On Power, Politics, and Leadership Hardcover – January 14, 2020

    Hard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, Conversations in Black offers sage wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, and, with help from his mighty team of black intelligentsia, veteran journalist Ed Gordon creates hope and a timeless new narrative on what the future of black leadership should look like and how we can get there. In Conversations in Black, Gordon brings together some of the most prominent voices in Black America today, including Stacey Read More

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    Creating Black Americans: African-American History and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present 1st Edition

    Here is a magnificent account of a past rich in beauty and creativity, but also in tragedy and trauma. Eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter blends a vivid narrative based on the latest research with a wonderful array of artwork by African American artists, works which add a new depth to our understanding of black history. Painter offers a history written for a new generation of African Americans, stretching from life in Africa before Read More

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    GLORY: Magical Visions of Black Beauty Hardcover – October 20, 2020

    From Kahran and Regis Bethencourt, the dynamite husband and wife duo behind CreativeSoul Photography, comes GLORY, a photography book that shatters the conventional standards of beauty for Black children.Featuring a foreword by Amanda SealesWith stunning images of natural hair and gorgeous, inventive visual storytelling, GLORY puts Black beauty front and center with more than 100 breathtaking photographs and a collection of powerful essays about the children. At its heart, it is a recognition and Read More

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    Setting the Record Straight: American History in Black & White Paperback – September 1, 2004

    Setting the Record Straight is a unique view of the religious and moral heritage of black Americans, with an emphasis on the untold yet significant stories from our rich political history. The material presented is ground-breaking and revolutionary, leaving viewers amazed and inspired.

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    Sports in African American Life: Essays on History and Culture Paperback – February 6, 2020

    African Americans have made substantial contributions to the sporting world, and vice versa. This wide-ranging collection of new essays explores the inextricable ties between sports and African American life and culture. Contributors critically address important topics such as the historical context of African American participation in major U.S. sports, social justice and responsibility, gender and identity, and media and art.

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    Sweet Home Café Cookbook: A Celebration of African American Cooking Hardcover – October 23, 2018

    A celebration of African American cooking with 109 recipes from the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Sweet Home Café. Named a 2019 James Beard Foundation Book Award nominee for best American cookbook; a Food & Wine best cookbook of fall 2018; a Booklist top 10 food book of 2018; an Essence Oct 2018 pick, and more.Since the 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, its Sweet Read More

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    The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Reprint Edition

    The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross is the companion book to the six-part, six-hour documentary of the same name, which aired on national, prime-time public television in the fall of 2013. The series is the first to air since 1968 that chronicles the full sweep of 500 years of African American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent and the arrival of the first black conquistador, Juan Garrido, in Florida Read More

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