African-American Studies
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The Eyes on the Prize: Civil Rights Reader : Documents, Speeches, and Firsthand Accounts from the Black Freedom Struggle, 1954-1990
The Eyes on the Prize
Civil Rights Reader : Documents, Speeches, and Firsthand Accounts from the Black Freedom Struggle, 1954-1990
Paperback      ISBN: 0140154035
Examines the background of the Civil Rights movement
Lady Sings the Blues/With a Revised Discography
Lady Sings the Blues/With a Revised Discography
Paperback      ISBN: 0140067620
Billie Holiday describes her early childhood in an East Baltimore ghetto, her career as an internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, and her years in bondage to a drug habit
The Coming of Age in Mississippi
The Coming of Age in Mississippi
Paperback      ISBN: 0440314887
Anne Moody provides a first person account of growing up black in the rural south during the nineteen forties and fifties.
Lakota Woman
Lakota Woman
Paperback      ISBN: 0060973897
Relates the experiences of a Native American woman who grew up on a reservation and joined in the revolution for Native American rights during the 1960s and 1970s
And We Are Not Saved: The Elusive Quest for Racial Justice
And We Are Not Saved
The Elusive Quest for Racial Justice
Paperback      ISBN: 046500329x
A distinguished legal scholar and civil rights activist employs a series of dramatic fables and dialogues to probe the foundations of America’s racial attitudes and raise disturbing questions about the nature of our society.
Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
Amazing Grace
The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
Paperback      ISBN: 0060976977
A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals their difficult lives and poses questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation. Reprint. 125,000 first printing. PW.
Crossing the Danger Water: Three Hundred Years of African-American Writing
Crossing the Danger Water
Three Hundred Years of African-American Writing
Paperback      ISBN: 0385422431
A chronological history of African-American life and thought represents a broad written and oral tradition and includes evidence of an African presence in America predating Columbus
When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America
When and Where I Enter
The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0688146503
Drawing on extensive research in speeches, diaries, letters, and other original sources, this interpretive history assesses the contributions of numerous uncelebrated Black women to the causes of political and sexual equality. Reissue.
A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.
A Testament of Hope
The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Paperback      ISBN: 0060646918
Collects the civil rights leader's writings on nonviolence, social policy, integration, black nationalism, and more
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
Paperback      ISBN: 067973404x
Recounts Angelou's stay in Ghana, together with other Black Americans, and her discoveries and reflections concerning her ancestors, Africa, American society, and herself