One Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race
What exactly is Blackness and what does it mean to be Black?Is Blackness a matter of biology or consciousness?Who determines who is Black and who is not?Who's Black, who's not, and who cares?In the United States, a Black person has...
THE COVENANT WITH BLACK AMERICA
Six years' worth of symposiums come together in this rich collection of essays that plot a course for African Americans, explaining how individuals and households can make changes that will immediately improve their circumstances in areas ranging from health and...
The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap
When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than 1 percent of the total wealth in America. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. The Color of Money seeks to explain the stubborn persistence...
Harlem Churches At The End of the 20th Century
Illustrated history of Harlem's historic Churches at the end of the 20thth century. Product details Publisher : African Tree Press (September 15, 2007) Language : English Paperback : 300 pages ISBN-10 : 1592322506 ISBN-13 :...
Dick Gregory's Political Primer (Amistad Revival)
For most of his life, Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory worked to educate Americans about the issues—and the forces of power—shaping their lives. A brilliant and informed student of the American experiment, he viewed and understood politics with an acuity few...
The Debt: What America Owes to Blacks
In this powerful and controversial book, distinguished African-American political leader and thinker Randall Robinson argues for the restoration of the rich history that slavery and segregation severed. Drawing from research and personal experience, he shows that only by reclaiming their...
White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era
"Not unlike some of Ralph Ellison’s or Richard Wright’s best work. White Guilt, a serious meditation on vital issues, deserves a wide readership.” — Cleveland Plain Dealer In 1955 the killers of Emmett Till, a black Mississippi youth, were acquitted because they...
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
One of Publishers Weekly's 10 Best Books of 2017Longlisted for the National Book Award This “powerful and disturbing history” exposes how American governments deliberately imposed racial segregation on metropolitan areas nationwide (New York Times Book Review). In this groundbreaking history of the...
THE BOOK OF KHALLID: THE UNTOLD STORY OF KHALLID ABDUL MUHAMMAD, MILITANT PROPHET TO TODAY'S RADICAL GENERATION
THE BOOK OF KHALLID chronicles the life and times of Khallid Abdul Muhammad, a notorious legend in the Black activist movement, and a militant prophet of today’s radical generation. Minister Khallid Muhammad (1948-2001) was the former security chief and fiery...
The Supremacist Syndrome: How Domination Underpins Slavery, Genocide, the Exploitation of Women, and the Maltreatment of Animals
A careful and compelling examination of the human supremacism that underlies ideologies such as anti-Semitism, genocide, racism, misogyny, and cruelty to animals.Proponents of human exceptionalism claim that only humans possess certain morally significant capacities, and as a result are entitled...
The Secret Lives of Church Ladies
*2020 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction**2020 Story Prize Winner**2021 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist**2021 L.A. Times Book Prize, Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction Finalist*“Tender, fierce, proudly black and beautiful, these stories will sneak inside you and take root.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)“Triumphant.” —Publishers...
The Jewish Onslaught: Dispatches from the Wellesley Battlefront
An essay on Black-Jewish relations, primarily in the United States, by a professor of African American History who became embroiled in controversy over his classroom use of a book detailing the well- documented Jewish role in the Atlantic slave trade....
The Poetical Works of Marcus Garvey
The New Marcus Garvey Library, No. 2 A great many people have been surprised and pleased al discovering that Honorable Marcus Garvey, President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, is a poet of high order: that is, that lie possesses...
The Progress of the African Race Since Emancipation and Prospects for the Future
Product details Publisher: Majority Pr (July 1, 1998) Language: English Paperback: 28 pages ISBN-10: 0912469358 ISBN-13: 978-0912469355
Message to the People: The Course of African Philosophy (Dover Thrift Editions)
In 1937, Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and one of the most controversial figures in the history of race relations, assembled his most trusted organizers to impart his life's lessons. For one month he instructed this...
The Black Messiah
For nearly 500 years the illusion that Jesus was white dominated the world only because white Europeans dominated the world. Now, with the emergence of the nationalist movements of the world's colored majority, the historic truth is finally beginning to...
The 5th Little Girl: Soul Survivor of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing (The Sarah Collins Rudolph Story)
Once described by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as one of the most tragic and vicious crimes ever perpetrated against humanity, the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Alabama, instantly killed Addie Mae Collins, Carol Denise...
You Can Keep That to Yourself
At long last, a much-needed guidebook for well-intentioned people of pallor on what not to say to their African American "friends." "This book is the perfect jumping-off point for much-needed conversations about how to be an anti-racist. It's extremely short...
Praise Song for the Butterflies (PB)
Longlisted for the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction A Black Caucus of the American Library Association 2019 Honor title, Fiction "McFadden, writer of great, imaginative novels for years now (including Sugar and Gathering of Waters), is back with one of her best yet. Exploring ritual sacrifice...