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The Air Force Integrates, 1945-1964, Second Edition

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The Air Force Integrates, 1945-1964, Second Edition
Written by Alan L. Gropman
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The Air Force Integrates, 1945-1964, Second Edition

Written by Alan L. Gropman


Format: Trade Paperback, 237 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $30.95

On April 5, 1945, more than sixty black officers of the U.S. Army Air Forces were arrested for entering a whites-only club at Freeman Field, Indiana, to protest the rigid segregation and unequal policies under which they and all African American airmen were forced to serve. Termed a mutiny by the... Read more >
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Sons of Mississippi
Sons of Mississippi
Written by Paul Hendrickson
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ISBN: 9780804153348
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Sons of Mississippi
A Story of Race and Its Legacy
Written by Paul Hendrickson


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2015
Price: $11.99

They stand as unselfconscious as if the photograph were being taken at a church picnic and not during one of the pitched battles of the civil rights struggle. None of them knows that the image will appear in Life magazine or that it will become an icon of its era. The year is 1962... Read more >
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How to Marry a Black Man
How to Marry a Black Man
Written by Monique Jellerette Dejongh and Cassandra Cato-Louis
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ISBN: 9780307754929
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How to Marry a Black Man

Written by Monique Jellerette Dejongh and Cassandra Cato-Louis


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2015
Price: $11.99

Ten of Monique and Cassandra's twenty-five tips...

1.      Get your act togetha, so when you finally do meet Mr. Right, he can't resist you.
2.      Smile and say "hello" to every Black man you see.
3.      Forgive old lovers and make peace with them.
4.      Tell everyone you know that you're looking for a husband.
5.      Go on as may blind... Read more >
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
Written by David Brion Davis
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

Written by David Brion Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

Winner of the  National Book Critics Circle Award 2014


With this volume, Davis presents the age of emancipation as a model for reform and as probably the greatest landmark of willed moral progress in human history. Bringing to a close his staggeringly ambitious, prizewinning trilogy on slavery in Western culture Davis offers... Read more >
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics
Written by Harry Lembeck


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $12.99

In August 1906, black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were accused of going on a lawless rampage in which shots were fired, one man was killed, and another wounded. Because the perpetrators could never be positively identified, President Theodore Roosevelt took the highly unusual step of discharging without honor all one... Read more >
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Harry Lembeck
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ISBN: 9781616149543
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics
Written by Harry Lembeck


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $27.00

In August 1906, black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were accused of going on a lawless rampage in which shots were fired, one man was killed, and another wounded. Because the perpetrators could never be positively identified, President Theodore Roosevelt took the highly unusual step of discharging without honor all one... Read more >
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A Strange Freedom
The Best of Howard Thurman on Religious Experience and Public Life
Written by Howard Thurman


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $25.00

A spiritual advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr.; the first black dean at a white university; cofounder of the first interracially pastored, intercultural church in the United States, Howard Thurman offered a transcendent vision of our world. This lyrical collection of select published and unpublished works traces his struggle with the... Read more >
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Taming the Ox
Taming the Ox
Written by Charles R. Johnson
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ISBN: 9781611801835
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Taming the Ox
Buddhist Stories and Reflections on Politics, Race, Culture, and Spiritual Practice
Written by Charles R. Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $17.95

Buddhism-influenced essays, stories, and reviews by National Book Award winner Charles R. Johnson.

     This wide and varied collection of essays, reviews, and short stories by the renowned author Charles Johnson offers incisive views on poltics, race, and Buddhism. Johnson notes that in his life the two activities that have anchored him... Read more >
The Spelling Bee
The Spelling Bee
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
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ISBN: 9781101910337
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The Spelling Bee

Written by Alex Kotlowitz


Format: eBook, 24 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $0.99

A selection from Alex Kotlowitz’s masterpiece of immersive reportage There Are No Children Here, the harrowing coming-of-age story of two children in Chicago’s Henry Horner Public Housing Complex. In “The Spelling Bee,” as Pharoah returns to school, his dreams come up against the realities of his neighborhood.
 
Pharoah is small of stature, has... Read more >
Buck
Buck
Written by M.K. Asante
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ISBN: 9780812983623
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Buck
A Memoir
Written by M.K. Asante


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $15.00

A coming-of-age story about navigating the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self-destructing family, Buck shares the story of a generation through one original and riveting voice. MK Asante was born in Zimbabwe to American parents: his mother a dancer, his father a revered professor. But as a... Read more >
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Killing the Black Body
Killing the Black Body
Written by Dorothy Roberts
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ISBN: 9780804152594
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Killing the Black Body
Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty
Written by Dorothy Roberts


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2014
Price: $15.99

This is a no-holds-barred response to the liberal and conservative retreat from an assertive, activist, and socially transformative civil rights agenda of recent years--using a black feminist lens and the issue of  the impact of recent legislation, social policy, and welfare "reform" on black women's--especially poor black women's--control over their bodies' autonomy... Read more >
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
Written by David Brion Davis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269096
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

Written by David Brion Davis


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $30.00

Winner of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction 

Shortlisted for the 
2014 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature


From the revered historian, the long-awaited conclusion of the magisterial history of slavery and emancipation in Western culture that has been nearly fifty years in the making.

David Brion Davis is one of the... Read more >
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
Written by David Brion Davis
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ISBN: 9780385351652
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

Written by David Brion Davis


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

Winner of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction 

Shortlisted for the 
2014 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature


From the revered historian, the long-awaited conclusion of the magisterial history of slavery and emancipation in Western culture that has been nearly fifty years in the making.

David Brion Davis is one of the... Read more >
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Negroes and the Gun
Negroes and the Gun
Written by Nicholas Johnson
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ISBN: 9781616148393
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Negroes and the Gun
The Black Tradition of Arms
Written by Nicholas Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 379 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $19.95

Chronicling the underappreciated black tradition of bearing arms for self-defense, this book presents an array of examples reaching back to the pre—Civil War era that demonstrate a willingness of African American men and women to use firearms when necessary to defend their families and communities. From Frederick Douglass’s advice to keep... Read more >
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Negroes and the Gun
The Black Tradition of Arms
Written by Nicholas Johnson


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $11.99

Chronicling the underappreciated black tradition of bearing arms for self-defense, this book presents an array of examples reaching back to the pre—Civil War era that demonstrate a willingness of African American men and women to use firearms when necessary to defend their families and communities. From Frederick Douglass’s advice to keep... Read more >
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Promises Kept
Promises Kept
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard
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ISBN: 9780812984897
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Promises Kept
Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $18.00

As seen on PBS’s POV

An unprecedented guide to helping black boys achieve success at every stage of their lives—at home, at school, and in the world
 
Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront and surmount the “achievement gap”: a divide that shows up... Read more >
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Promises Kept
Promises Kept
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard
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Promises Kept
Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $9.99

As seen on PBS’s POV

An unprecedented guide to helping black boys achieve success at every stage of their lives—at home, at school, and in the world
 
Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront and surmount the “achievement gap”: a divide that shows up... Read more >
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Promises Kept
Promises Kept
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard, Read by Bahni Turpin and Dominic Hoffman
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Promises Kept
Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard
Read by Bahni Turpin and Dominic Hoffman


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On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $22.50

As seen on PBS’s POV

An unprecedented guide to helping black boys achieve success at every stage of their lives—at home, at school, and in the world
 
Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront and surmount the “achievement gap”: a divide that shows up... Read more >
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Unfinished Agenda
Unfinished Agenda
Written by Junius Williams, Foreword by Tom Hayden
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ISBN: 9781583947227
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Unfinished Agenda
Urban Politics in the Era of Black Power
Written by Junius Williams
Foreword by Tom Hayden


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $18.95

Unfinished Agenda offers an inside look at the Black Power Movement that emerged during the Civil Rights Movement of the sixties. A political memoir that teaches grass-roots politics and inspires organizing for real change in the Age of Obama, this book will appeal to readers of black history, Occupy Wall Street... Read more >
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Unfinished Agenda
Urban Politics in the Era of Black Power
Written by Junius Williams
Foreword by Tom Hayden


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $18.95

Unfinished Agenda offers an inside look at the Black Power Movement that emerged during the Civil Rights Movement of the sixties. A political memoir that teaches grass-roots politics and inspires organizing for real change in the Age of Obama, this book will appeal to readers of black history, Occupy Wall Street... Read more >
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Waking from the Dream
Waking from the Dream
Written by David L. Chappell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400065462
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Waking from the Dream
The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by David L. Chappell


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $27.00

The author of A Stone of Hope, called “one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement” by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King’s assassination—and provides a sweeping history of the struggle to keep the civil rights movement alive... Read more >
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Waking from the Dream
Waking from the Dream
Written by David L. Chappell
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Waking from the Dream
The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by David L. Chappell


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $13.99

The author of A Stone of Hope, called “one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement” by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King’s assassination—and provides a sweeping history of the struggle to keep the civil rights movement alive... Read more >
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Stories of Scottsboro
Stories of Scottsboro
Written by James Goodman
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ISBN: 9780804151689
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Stories of Scottsboro

Written by James Goodman


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $14.99

"A rich and compelling narrative, as taut and suspenseful as good fiction. In places, Stories of Scottsboro is almost heartbreaking, not least because Goodman shows what people felt as well as what they thought." -- Washington Post Book World

To white Southerners, it was "a heinous and unspeakable crime" that flouted a... Read more >
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Life Upon These Shores
Life Upon These Shores
Written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307476852
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Life Upon These Shores
Looking at African American History, 1513-2008
Written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., gives us a sumptuously illustrated landmark book tracing African American history from the arrival of the conquistadors to the election of Barack Obama.

Informed by the latest, sometimes provocative scholarship and including more than seven hundred images—ancient maps, fine art, documents, photographs, cartoons, posters—Life Upon These Shores... Read more >
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The Fire Next Time
The Fire Next Time
Written by James Baldwin
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ISBN: 9780804149723
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The Fire Next Time

Written by James Baldwin


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement. At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is... Read more >
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