Worse Than Slavery
Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice
Paperback ISBN: 0684830957
Draws on police records, prison documents, and oral history to examine Mississippi's state penitentiary and Jim Crow justice, from the era of the cottonfield chain gangs to the 1960s
Cultural Contexts for Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man
A Bedford Documentary Companion
Paperback ISBN: 0312100817
02 A unique supplement to one of the most important African American novels of this century. As Invisible Man chronicles the major moments of African American life during the first half of the twentieth century, this volume illuminates and contextualizes the novel with a collection of speeches, essays, folktales, historical analyses, photographs, and other cultural and historical documents.
The Souls of Black Folk
With a New Introduction by Randall Kenan
Paperback ISBN: 0451526031
Personal recollections are included in this controversial turn-of-the-century work that depicts the spirit, status, and problems of African Americans since emancipation, and analyzes their place not only in the American South, but also in the history of the world. Reissue.