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The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from ...

George Lipsitz - History - 2009 - 312 pages
In this unflinching look at white supremacy, George Lipsitz argues that racism is a matter of interests as well as attitudes, a problem of property as well as pigment. Above ...
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The Race Card: Campaign Strategy, Implicit Messages, and the Norm of Equality

Tali Mendelberg - Political Science - 2001 - 307 pages
Did George Bush's use of the Willie Horton story during the1988 presidential campaign communicate most effectively when no one noticed its racial meaning? Do politicians ...
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Motherhood in Black and White: Race and Sex in American Liberalism, 1930-1965

Ruth Feldstein - Family & Relationships - 2000 - 241 pages
The apron-clad, white, stay-at-home mother. Black bus boycotters in Montgomery, Alabama. Ruth Feldstein explains that these two enduring, yet very different, images of the ...
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African American Leadership

Ronald W. Walters - Social Science - 1999 - 315 pages
Written by two preeminent scholars of the subject, this book provides a panoramic view of the theory, research, and praxis of African American leadership. Walters and Smith ...
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Welfare Warriors: The Welfare Rights Movement in the United States

Premilla Nadasen - History - 2005 - 310 pages
A history of the welfare rights movement of the 1960s which sought to organize the poor to make demands upon the system and in the process create a more humane welfare program.
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Nan Elizabeth WOODRUFF - History - 2003 - 282 pages
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The Pain and the Promise: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Tallahassee, Florida

Glenda Alice Rabby - History - 1999 - 330 pages
This book covers the civil rights movement in Tallahassee, Florida during the 1950s and 1960s.
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In a Madhouse's Din: Civil Rights Coverage by Mississippi's Daily Press ...

Susan Weill - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 281 pages
Evaluates reporting on the civil rights movement in the daily press of the state most resistant to its precepts.
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Roots of justice: stories of organizing in communities of color

Larry R. Salomon - Social Science - 1998 - 160 pages
Some of the nearly forgotten histories of communities of color. Read about people who fought back against exploitation and injustice -- and won. From the Zoot Suiters to the ...
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