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Pauline E. Hopkins: A Literary Biography

Hanna Wallinger - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 368 pages
Republished here for the first time, it establishes Hopkins as an early advocate of black nationalism and one of the few women writers who joined the discourse on this topic ...
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Free at Last?: Black America in the Twenty-First Century

Juan Jose Battle, Michael Bennett, Anthony J. Lemelle, Jr. - Social Science - 294 pages
W.E.B. Du Bois said that "the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line." It has been one hundred years since Du Bois made that prescient statement ...
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Arthur Ashe: A Biography

Richard Steins - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 103 pages
Presents the life and accomplishments of the African American athlete and social activist who overcame racial prejudices and segregation to break into the world of tennis.
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Jesse Jackson: A Biography

Roger Bruns - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 141 pages
Describes the life and accomplishments of the civil rights activist and politician, Jesse Jackson.
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African American Issues

Kevin David Roberts - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 167 pages
Offers an overview of critical issues affecting African Americans and society as a whole, including slavery reparations, cultural assimilation, affirmative action, standardized ...
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Langston Hughes: A Biography

Laurie F. Leach - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 176 pages
Chronicles the life of the twentieth-century African-American poet, writer, journalist, and leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance who incorporated African-American speech ...
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My American Life: From Rage to Entitlement

Price Cobbs - Social Science - 2005 - 272 pages
Price M. Cobbs, M.D., coauthor, with William H. Grier, of Black Rage -- one of the twentieth century's most profound examinations of black life in America -- has been a witness ...
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W.E.B. Du Bois and Race: Essays Celebrating the Centennial Publication of ...

Chester J. Fontenot, Mary Alice Morgan - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 198 pages
This collection of essays emerged from a symposium held at Mercer University which examined the ways in which W. E. B. DuBois's theories of race have shaped racial discussion ...
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The Farrakhan Phenomenon: Race, Reaction, and the Paranoid Style in American ...

Robert Singh - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 352 pages
In this penetrating critical analysis of Louis Farrakhan's ascent to national influence, Robert Singh argues that the minister's rise to prominence is a function of race and ...
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