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Best Intentions: The Education and Killing of Edmund Perry

by Robert Sam Anson

An exploration of how Edmund Perry, a 17 year old black honors student from Harlem, was killed soon after graduation by a young white plain clothes policeman in an alleged mugging attempt.

From the Trade Paperback...


Environmental Crisis or Crisis of Epistemology?: Working for Sustainable Knowledge and Environmental Justice

by Bunyan Bryant

The goal of "Environmental Crisis or Crisis of Epistemology?" is to challenge us to think that how we know the world and what we choose to do with what we know is fundamental to our environmental crisis.  "Environmental...


Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal

by Andrew Hacker

Why, despite continued efforts to increase understanding and expand opportunities, do black and white Americans still lead separate lives, continually marked by tension and hostility? In his much-lauded classic,...


The Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists

by Stephen Eric Bronner

Stephen Eric Bronner is a prolific author, activist, and one of America's leading political thinkers. His new book presents bigotry as a systematic, all-encompassing mindset that has a special affinity for right-wing...


Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States: Personal Narratives on Ethnic and Racial Identities

by Thomas Chung, Pyong Gap Min & Linda Park

Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States: Personal Narratives on Ethnic and Racial Identities compares the formation of ethnic and racial identities in two generational cohorts of a contemporary...


A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement

by Maegan Parker Brooks

A sharecropper, a warrior, and a truth-telling prophet, Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) stands as a powerful symbol not only of the 1960s black freedom movement, but also of the enduring human struggle against...


A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement

by Maegan Parker Brooks

A sharecropper, a warrior, and a truth-telling prophet, Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) stands as a powerful symbol not only of the 1960s black freedom movement, but also of the enduring human struggle against...


Building the Beloved Community: Philadelphia's Interracial Civil Rights Organizations and Race Relations, 1930-1970

by Stanley Keith Arnold

Inspired by Quakerism, Progressivism, the Social Gospel movement, and the theories of scholars such as W. E. B. Du Bois, Charles S. Johnson, Franz Boas, and Ruth Benedict, a determined group of Philadelphia...


Racial Formation in the United States

by Michael Omi & Howard Winant

Twenty years since the publication of the Second Edition and more than thirty years since the publication of the original book, Racial Formation in the United States now arrives with each chapter radically revised...


White Bucks and Black-Eyed Peas: Coming Of Age Black In White America

by Marcus Mabry

Exploring what it means to be “young, black, and talented” in America—and the high cost of teetering precariously between two separate worlds—Mabry examines the twentysomething experience, and chronicles...


Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed

by Jason L. Riley

Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries?

In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare...


Pregnant Bodies, Fertile Minds: Gender, Race, and the Schooling of Pregnant Teens

by Wendy Luttrell

Focusing on fifty girls enrolled in a model public school program for pregnant teens, Luttrell explores how pregnant girls experience society's view of them and also considers how these girls view themselves...


Race, Culture and Psychotherapy: Critical Perspectives in Multicultural Practice

by Roy Moodley & Stephen Palmer

What is multicultural psychotherapy?

How do we integrate issues of gender, class and sexual orientation in multicultural psychotherapy?

Race, Culture and Psychotherapy provides a thorough critical examination...


Dream City: Race, Power, and the Decline of Washington, D.C.

by Harry S. Jaffe & Tom Sherwood

With a new afterword covering the two decades since its first publication, two of Washington, D.C.’s most respected journalists expose one of America’s most tragic ironies: how the nation’s capital, often...


Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil: My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society

by Inga Muscio

In an updated second edition of her follow-up to the cult classic Cunt, Inga Muscio asserts that the history taught in schools and perpetuated in all areas of life in the US is, in fact, a marketing brand developed...


Waiting for the Dalai Lama: Stories from All Sides of the Tibetan Debate

by Annelie Rozeboom

Why does the issue of Tibet rouse such passions on both sides? To find out, Annelie Rozeboom interviewed Tibetans inside and outside Tibet, as well as Chinese and Western observers and the Dalai Lama himself....


Place, Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America

by Sheryll Cashin

From a nationally recognized expert, a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action

 

Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent...


Race in Another America: The Significance of Skin Color in Brazil

by Edward E. Telles

This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the increasingly important and controversial subject of race relations in Brazil. North American scholars of race relations frequently turn to Brazil for...


The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

by Richard Wormser

Between 1880 and 1954, African Americans dedicated their energies, and sometimes their lives, to defeating segregation. During these times, characterized by some as “worse than slavery,” African Americans...


Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It

by Lisa Bloom

Many thought the election of our first African American president put an end to the conversation about race in this country, and that America had moved into a post-racial era of equality and opportunity. Then,...