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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,...


Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live: Theoretical Perspectives from the Virtual Margins

by Kishonna Gray

Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live provides a much-needed theoretical framework for examining deviant behavior and deviant bodies within one of the largest virtual gaming communities-Xbox Live. Previous...


Racism: A Beginner's Guide

by Alana Lentin

Despite the fact that we’ve spent hundreds of millions of dollars promoting tolerance, racism is still prevalent today. In fact, since 9-11 the subject of race, and exactly what this means, has become more...


Governing Savages

by Andrew Markus

Governing Savages explores the value system that provided the justification for the treatment of Aborigines during the early decades of the twentieth century, and reveals how policies of brutality and calculated...


Summary of Come on People: On the Path From Victims to Victors - Bill Cosby and Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D.

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Bill Cosby and Alvin F. Poussaint, M. D. in his book “Come on People: On the Path From Victims to Victors”. This summary offers...


Summary of Dread: How Fear and Fantasy have Fueled Epidemics from the Black Death to the Avian Flu - Philip Alcabes

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Philip Alcabes in his book “Dread: How fear and Fantasy have Fueled Epidemics from the Black Death to the Avian Flu”. This...


Summary of Black Rednecks and White Liberals - Thomas Sowell

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Thomas Sowell in his book “Black Rednecks and White Liberals”. This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in...


Blackness in Western Europe: Racial Patterns of Paternalism and Exclusion

by Dienke Hondius

In this study, Dienke Hondius identifies ideas and attitudes toward "blackness" and explains how race relations became deeply ingrained in European racial thinking. She argues that racial discourses...


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...


Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

by G. Reginald Daniel & Hettie V. Williams

The concept of a more perfect union remains a constant theme in the political rhetoric of Barack Obama. From his now historic race speech to his second victory speech delivered on November 7, 2012, that striving...


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, Third Edition

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...