African-American Studies, General
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A Raisin in the Sun: The Unfilmed Original Screenplay
A Raisin in the Sun
The Unfilmed Original Screenplay
Paperback      ISBN: 0452267765
A Black family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poor living conditions
There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
There Are No Children Here
The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
Paperback      ISBN: 0385265565
A touching, meticulous portrait of two boys growing up in a Chicago housing project reveals how they help each other maintain a shred of innocence among street gangs, gunfire, violence, and drugs. Reprint.
Women of Hope: African Americans Who Made a Difference
Women of Hope
African Americans Who Made a Difference
School & Library      ISBN: 0590939734
Features photographs and biographies of thirteen African American women, including Maya Angelou, Ruby Dee, and Alice Walker
The Color of Politics: Race and the Mainsprings of American Politics
The Color of Politics
Race and the Mainsprings of American Politics
Paperback      ISBN: 1565843258
Shows how race has played a central role at every historical turning point in American history
Coming of Age in Mississippi
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.
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63
Parting the Waters
America in the King Years, 1954-63
Paperback      ISBN: 0671687425
Traces the birth of the American civil rights movement and profiles Martin Luther King, Jr., detailing the roles played by key figures around him and in government
The Big Sea: An Autobiography
The Big Sea
An Autobiography
Paperback      ISBN: 0809015498
The Black writer recalls his early years spent in Paris and Harlem of the Twenties
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Paperback      ISBN: 0156443503
A firsthand account of a mulatto woman's desperate flight from the sexual abuse of her Southern master
Race Matters
Race Matters
Paperback      ISBN: 0679749861
Looks at the issues facing African Americans, including the new Black conservatism, Black-Jewish relations, discrimination, racial sterotypes, and despair
Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679427430
A collection of inspirational messages presents the author's insights into such topics as friendship, grace, spirit, family, and healing