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Permanent Waves - Julie Willett
 

Permanent WavesJulie Willett

Throughout the twentieth century, beauty shops have been places where women could enjoy the company of other women, exchange information, and share secrets. The female equivalent of barbershops, they have been institutions vital to communit… more

Permanent Waves
Julie Willett
English
Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A.... - Stetson Kennedy
 

Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A....Stetson Kennedy

Jim Crow Guide documents the system of legally imposed American apartheid that prevailed during what Stetson Kennedy calls “the long century from Emancipation to the Overcoming.” The mock guidebook covers every area of activity where th… more

Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A.: The Laws, Customs and Etiquette Governing the Conduct of Nonwhites and Other Minorities as Second-Class Citizens
Stetson Kennedy
University Alabama Press , English
BEATING THE ODDS: PEDAGOGY, ... - Dr. James Oliver Richardson Jr.
 

BEATING THE ODDS: PEDAGOGY, ...Dr. James Oliver Richardson Jr.

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The purpose of my qualitative research is to reveal how four African-American men overcame inferior education and Jim Crow laws. In the early twentiethcentury the social and economic conditions of African American men were appalling,yet th… more

BEATING THE ODDS: PEDAGOGY, PRAXIS AND THE LIFE-WORLD OF FOUR AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN
Dr. James Oliver Richardson Jr.
Trafford , English
Freedom Dreams: The Black Ra... - Robin D.G. Kelley
 

Freedom Dreams: The Black Ra...Robin D.G. Kelley

Kelley unearths freedom dreams in this exciting history of renegade intellectuals and artists of the African diaspora in the twentieth century. Focusing on the visions of activists from C. L. R. James to Aime Cesaire and Malcolm X, Kelley w… more

Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination
Robin D.G. Kelley
Beacon Press , English
Stories from the Back of the Bus - Joseph Moore
 

Stories from the Back of the BusJoseph Moore

My book tells the story of what it was like living in the segregated south; New Orleans in particular. It relates how I and a few friends suffered under the yoke of segregation, Jim Crow laws and what we accomplished to secure change in our… more

Stories from the Back of the Bus
Joseph Moore
PublishAmerica , English
WHAT WAS AFRICAN AMERICAN LI... - Kenneth W. Warren
 

WHAT WAS AFRICAN AMERICAN LI...Kenneth W. Warren

Warren argues, quite bluntly, that “African American literature” has outlived its relevance as the dominant category for poetry, fiction, and plays written by African Americans. Contradicting an influential portion of the field, which regar… more

WHAT WAS AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE? (The W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures)
Kenneth W. Warren
Harvard University Press , English
A Mayor's Proclamation: "Was... - James Vrana
 

A Mayor's Proclamation: "Was...James Vrana

A Mayor’s Proclamation is a book about the covert policies of an African American Mayor which are designed to systematically displace the African American population in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. Furthermore, it addresses the mu… more

A Mayor’s Proclamation: “Washington D.C., We’re Open for Business” African Americans Need Not Apply
James Vrana
Trafford Publishing , English
Creating a Confederate Kentu... - Anne E. Marshall
 

Creating a Confederate Kentu...Anne E. Marshall

Historian E. Merton Coulter famously said that Kentucky “waited until after the war was over to secede from the Union.” In this fresh study, Anne E. Marshall traces the development of a Confederate identity in Kentucky between 1865 and 1925… more

Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State (Civil War America)
Anne E. Marshall
The University of North Carolina Press , English
Stonewall ~ A DM Anthology - Walter Conley, Arlene Greene...
 

Stonewall ~ A DM AnthologyWalter Conley, Arlene Greene...

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Vampires, desire, and the opiate of nostalgia. Jim Crow, popcorn, and ticket stubs. Angry dykes, God, and the G-spot. STONEWALL crafts a mosaic of rainbow-hued glass, one inimitable voice at a time. Poems look through the glass darkly, seei… more

Stonewall ~ A DM Anthology
Walter Conley, Arlene Greene, Brant Lyon, Colin Gilbert, Frank Kelly, Chavisa Woods, Dave Lordan, Richard Marx Weinraub, Etkin Camoglu
Hammer & Anvil Books , English
Just Because I'm Black - Sully Grand-Jean MPA
 

Just Because I'm BlackSully Grand-Jean MPA

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The author, Sully Grand-Jean, points out in his works that racism continues and Jim Crow and other discriminatory measures increased as the number of black literary works grow towards the end of the 20th century. The author’s writing is, t… more

Just Because I’m Black
Sully Grand-Jean MPA
AuthorHouse , English
Right to Ride: Streetcar Boy... - Blair L. M. Kelley
 

Right to Ride: Streetcar Boy...Blair L. M. Kelley

Through a reexamination of the earliest struggles against Jim Crow, Blair Kelley exposes the fullness of African American efforts to resist the passage of segregation laws dividing trains and streetcars by race in the early Jim Crow era. Ri… more

Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v. Ferguson (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture)
Blair L. M. Kelley
The University of North Carolina Press , English
Memphis Blues Again Episode 1 - Bob R Bogle
 

Memphis Blues Again Episode 1Bob R Bogle

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Memphis Blues Again delivers a fresh approach to literary fiction. “We’re far more inextricably joined to a distant past than we suppose.”

Memphis Blues Again is Bob R Bogle’s masterwork, a great novel of all that America has been and is n… more

Memphis Blues Again Episode 1
Bob R Bogle
Ouroboros Independent Books , English
Rhetoric, Religion, and the ... - Davis W. Houck
 

Rhetoric, Religion, and the ...Davis W. Houck

The Civil Rights Movement succeeded in large measure because of rhetorical appeals grounded in the Judeo-Christian religion. While movement leaders often used America’s founding documents and ideals to depict Jim Crow’s contradictory ways, … more

Rhetoric, Religion, and the Civil Rights Movement 1954-1965 (Studies in Rhetoric & Religion)
Davis W. Houck
Baylor University Press , English
Mambo Montage: The Latinizat... -
 

Mambo Montage: The Latinizat...

New York is the capital of mambo and a global factory of latinidad. This book covers the topic in all its multifaceted aspects, from Jim Crow baseball in the first half of the twentieth century to hip hop and ethno-racial politics, from Lat… more

Mambo Montage: The Latinization of New York City
Columbia University Press , English
Black Jack - George Patton
 

Black JackGeorge Patton

Black Jack Herman Eva turns 109 as seen on the Today Show 4/9/08. Quote of the day: “When you’ve been buried alive, you’re not looking forward to the real thing!” The premiere African-American magician of the twentieth century, he was an… more

Black Jack
George Patton
iUniverse , English
The Tragedy of Robert Charles - Robert P. Robertson
 

The Tragedy of Robert CharlesRobert P. Robertson

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Historic tragedy of the race riot of 1900 New Orleans during the infancy of Jim Crow segregation, a time where all of America’s racial, social, and political ills began and suffers to this very day. This book is a must-read!

The Tragedy of Robert Charles
Robert P. Robertson
www.booksurge.com/www.createspace.com , English
Ten Generations of Bondage: ... - Johari Ade
 

Ten Generations of Bondage: ...Johari Ade

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This updated editon of Ten Generations of Bondage includes 66 more pages than the 2008 version and includes never before released information.Ten Generations of Bondage is the true story about an African American family from enslavement to … more

Ten Generations of Bondage: Eleven Generations of Faith
Johari Ade
Sakhu Shule Publications , English
The Mee Street Chronicles: S... - Frankie Lennon
 

The Mee Street Chronicles: S...Frankie Lennon

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The Mee St. Chronicles: Straight Up Stories of a Black Woman’s Life is the extraordinarily candid memoir of Frankie Lennon’s battle to claim her own life and sexual identity. Beginning with vivid stories of growing up in segregated Knoxvill… more

The Mee Street Chronicles: Straight Up Stories of a Black Woman’s Life
Frankie Lennon
Kerlak Publishing , English
The Black Child-Savers: Raci... - Geoff K. Ward
 

The Black Child-Savers: Raci...Geoff K. Ward

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During the Progressive Era, a rehabilitative agenda took hold of American juvenile justice, materializing as a citizen-and-state-building project and mirroring the unequal racial politics of American democracy itself. Alongside this lib… more

The Black Child-Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice
Geoff K. Ward
University of Chicago Press , English
We Shall Overcome: A History... - Professor Alexander Tsesis
 

We Shall Overcome: A History...Professor Alexander Tsesis

Despite America’s commitment to civil rights from the earliest days of nationhood, examples of injustices against minorities stain many pages of U.S. history. The battle for racial, ethnic, and gender fairness remains unfinished. This compr… more

We Shall Overcome: A History of Civil Rights and the Law
Professor Alexander Tsesis
Yale University Press , English