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  • Silencing the Past (20th Anniversary Edition): Power and the Production of History (Revised) by Michel-Rolph Trouillot
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    Silencing the Past (20th Anniversary Edition): Power and the Production of History (Revised)

    9780807080535
    $20.00
    Now part of the HBO docuseries Exterminate All the Brutes, written and directed by Raoul Peck The 20th anniversary edition of a pioneering classic that explores the contexts in which history is produced--now with a new foreword by renowned scholar Hazel...
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  • Confronting Black Jacobins: The U.S., the Haitian Revolution, and the Origins of the Dominican Republic
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    Confronting Black Jacobins: The U.S., the Haitian Revolution, and the Origins of the Dominican Republic

    9781583675625
    $25.00
    The Haitian Revolution, the product of the first successful slave revolt, was truly world-historic in its impact. When Haiti declared independence in 1804, the leading powers--France, Great Britain, and Spain--suffered an ignominious defeat and the New...
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  • Soul City: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia by Thomas Healy
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    Soul City: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia

    9781627798624
    $29.99
    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice The fascinating, forgotten story of the 1970s attempt to build a city dedicated to racial equality in the heart of "Klan Country" In 1969, with America's cities in turmoil and racial tensions high, civil...
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  • Ballots and Bullets: Black Power Politics and Urban Guerrilla Warfare in 1968 Cleveland by James Robenalt
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    Ballots and Bullets: Black Power Politics and Urban Guerrilla Warfare in 1968 Cleveland

    9780897337038
    $27.99
    On July 23, 1968, police in Cleveland battled with black nationalists.The dramatic shootout in the Glenville neighborhood left ten dead and over fifteen wounded. The event sparked days of heavy rioting and raised myriad questions. Were these shootings an...
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  • To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice by Michael K. Honey
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    To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice

    9780393356731
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    Fifty years ago, a single bullet robbed us of one of the world’s most eloquent voices for human rights and justice. To the Promised Land goes beyond the iconic view of Martin Luther King, Jr., as an advocate of racial harmony, to explore...
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  • Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement
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    Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement

    9781620973356
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    One of Book Riot's "29 Amazing New Books Coming in 2018" A groundbreaking collection based on oral histories that brilliantly plumb the leadership of African American women in the twentieth-century fight for civil rights--many nearly lost to...
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  • Durham and Orange Counties have vibrant and active African American communities. Throughout the region s unjust past, generations have shown extraordinary strength and resolve. Floyd McKissick became the first African American student at the University of North Carolina School of Law after Thurgood Marshall argued for his admittance in court. The struggle for civil rights in Durham shaped the poetry of Jaki Shelton Green, one of the state s most esteemed wordsmiths. More recently, local leaders such as Michelle Johnson find the work of equality is far from over. Journalist and writer Jean Bolduc reveals the voices of Durham and Orange County African Americans in a series of inspirational oral histories
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    African Americans of Durham & Orange Counties: An Oral History (American Heritage) 

    9781467119597
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    Durham and Orange Counties have vibrant and active African American communities. Throughout the region's unjust past, generations have shown extraordinary strength and resolve. Floyd McKissick became the first African American student at the University...
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  • Blood at the Root
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    Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America

    9780393293012
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    Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers and field hands, tradesmen, servants, and children. Many black residents were poor sharecroppers,...
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  • And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK
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    And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK

    9780062427007
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    The companion book to Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s PBS series, And Still I Rise--a timeline and chronicle of the past fifty years of black history in the U.S. in more than 350 photos.Beginning with the assassination of Malcolm X in February 1965, And Still I...
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  • An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President 9780465070534
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    An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President 9780465070534

    9780465070534
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    Robinson explores the singularly curious and inimitable tragic history of the island nation of Haiti, beginning with the present anarchic disrepair of it modern state. From one revolution to another, Haiti has changed the fate of empires yet has not been...
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  • White Supremacy: A Comparative Study of American and South African History
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    White Supremacy: A Comparative Study of American and South African History

    9780195030426
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    In this first comparative history of race relations in the United States and South Africa, George M. Fredrickson uncovers parallels and differences in the origin and expression of white supremacy in the two countries.
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  • Race, Reform, and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction and Beyond in Black America, 1945-2006
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    Race, Reform, and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction and Beyond in Black America, 1945-2006

    9781578061549
    $40.00
    Since its original publication in 1984, Manning Marable's Race, Reform, and Rebellion has become widely known as the most crucial political and social history of African Americans since World War II. Aimed at students of contemporary American politics...
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  • W. E. B. DuBois on Sociology and the Black Community
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    W. E. B. DuBois on Sociology and the Black Community

    9780226167602
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    Historian, journalist, educator, and civil rights advocate W. E. B. Du Bois was perhaps most accomplished as a sociologist of race relations and of the black community in the United States. This volume collects his most important sociological writings...
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  • Chain Gang All Stars (PB) (2024)
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    Chain Gang All Stars (PB) (2024)

    9780593469316
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    A NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR - FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN FICTION - A READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK - NATIONAL BESTSELLER - Two top women gladiators fight for their freedom within a depraved private prison system not...
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  • Black Women Taught Us: An Intimate History of Black Feminism (HC) (2024)
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    Black Women Taught Us: An Intimate History of Black Feminism (HC) (2024)

    9780593243336
    $30.00
    A reclamation of essential history and a hopeful gesture toward a better political future, this is what listening to Black women looks like--from a professor of political science and columnist for Teen Vogue. "Jenn M. Jackson is a beautiful writer and...
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  • The House of Hidden Meanings: A Memoir (HC) (2024)
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    The House of Hidden Meanings: A Memoir (HC) (2024)

    9780063263901
    $29.99
    From international drag superstar and pop culture icon RuPaul, comes his most revealing and personal work to date--a brutally honest, surprisingly poignant, and deeply intimate memoir of growing up Black, poor, and queer in a broken home to discovering...
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