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The African Origin of Western Civilization: Cadmus Europa (Paperback)
Revisit the origins of Western civilization in the company of author C. Herbert Oliver, who, in Cadmus and Europa, examines literary relics with the eye of an archeologist. The author's thesis is that the basic sciences and the tools of...
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Kenyatta's Last Hit
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Holloway House; Reprint edition (August 27, 2013) Language ‏ : ‎ English Paperback ‏ : ‎ 256 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0758290292 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0758290298
$15.00
The American Demagogue: Donald Trump in the Presidency of the United States of America
Demagogues act as if they have a right to rule not as Plato's philosopher kings but, in a twisted perversion, because of their supposed higher intelligence. And yet, in the case of Donald Trump, there is little evidence that he...
$15.00

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Brave. Black. First.: 100 Postcards Celebrating More Than 50 African American Women Who Changed the World
These 100 stunning postcards celebrate 50 groundbreaking African American women, from Harriet Tubman and Rosa Parks to Angela Davis and Beyoncé—published in collaboration with the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.Based on the children's book Brave. Black. First.,...
$20.00
When the Devil Knocks: The Congo Tradition and the Politics of Blackness in Twentieth-Century Panama
Despite its long history of encounters with colonialism, slavery, and neocolonialism, Panama continues to be an under-researched site of African Diaspora identity, culture, and performance. To address this void, Renée Alexander Craft examines an Afro-Latin Carnival performance tradition called “Congo”...
$106.75
We Are the Poors: Community Struggles in Post-Apartheid South Africa
When Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa in 1994, freedom-loving people around the world hailed a victory over racial domination, injustice and inequality. The end of apartheid did not change the basic conditions of life for the majority...
$24.99
The Teacher Clarity Playbook, Grades K-12: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Learning Intentions and Success Criteria for Organized, Effective Instruction
Unlock the secrets to student achievement with purposeful learning and clear expectations On a clear day, you can learn forever― that’s the adapted lyric you’ll be happily humming once you’ve covered this playbook, because you will have mastered using learning...
$45.50
Understanding Blackness through Performance: Contemporary Arts and the Representation of Identity
How does the performance of blackness reframe issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality? Here, the contributors look into representational practices in film, literature, fashion, and theatre and explore how they have fleshed out political struggles, while recognizing that they...
$99.99
Twisted: The Tangled History of Black Hair Culture (CD)
From Guardian contributor and prominent BBC race correspondent Emma Dabiri comes a timely and resonant essay collection exploring the ways in which Black hair has been appropriated and stigmatized throughout history, with ruminations on body politics, race, pop culture, and Dabiri’s own...
$79.98
Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness
Troubling Vision addresses American culture’s fixation on black visibility, exploring how blackness is persistently seen as a problem in public culture and even in black scholarship that challenges racist discourse. Through trenchant analysis, Nicole R. Fleetwood reorients the problem of black...
$45.50
Tropical Travels: Brazilian Popular Performance, Transnational Encounters, and the Construction of Race
Brazilian popular culture, including music, dance, theater, and film, played a key role in transnational performance circuits—inter-American and transatlantic—from the latter nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. Brazilian performers both drew inspiration from and provided models for...
$35.99
Tropical Freedom: Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation
In Tropical Freedom Ikuko Asaka engages in a hemispheric examination of the intersection of emancipation and settler colonialism in North America. Asaka shows how from the late eighteenth century through Reconstruction, emancipation efforts in the United States and present-day Canada were accompanied...
$129.99
The Trickster Comes West: Pan-African Influence in Early Black Diasporan Narratives
In the past, scholars have looked at narratives of the African diaspora only to discover how these memoirs, poems, and fictions related to the West. The Trickster Comes West: Pan-African Influence in Early Black Diasporan Narratives explores relationships among African American, Afro-Caribbean,...
$45.50
Timeless: Photographs by Kamoinge
Recognized by the New York Times as one of the Best Photography Books. Immerse yourself in the visual stream created over the first 50 years by Kamoinge, a pioneering photographic collective founded in 1963 in New York City, at the height of...
$60.00
Things of Darkness: Economies of Race and Gender in Early Modern England
The "Ethiope," the "tawny Tartar," the "woman blackamoore," and "knotty Africanisms"—allusions to blackness abound in Renaissance texts. Kim F. Hall's eagerly awaited book is the first to view these evocations of blackness in the contexts of sexual politics, imperialism, and...
$74.00
There’s Something In The Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities
In “There’s Something In The Water”, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by...
$32.50
There All Along, Black Participation in the Church of the Nazarene, 1914- 1969
This book provides the history of black participation in the Church of the Nazarene from its very beginning.
$58.99
There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack
This classic book is a powerful indictment of contemporary attitudes to race. By accusing British intellectuals and politicians on both sides of the political divide of refusing to take race seriously, Paul Gilroy caused immediate uproar when this book was...
$195.00
Them Goon Rules: Fugitive Essays on Radical Black Feminism
Marquis Bey’s debut collection, Them Goon Rules, is an un-rulebook, a long-form essayistic sermon that meditates on how Blackness and nonnormative gender impact and remix everything we claim to know.A series of essays that reads like a critical memoir, this work...
$23.99
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