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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 41 related to Defending the Spirit: A Black Life in America.   

Carl B. Stokes and the Rise of Black Political Power

Leonard N. Moore - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 242 pages
As the first elected black mayor of a major U.S. city, Cleveland's Carl B. Stokes embodied the transformation of the civil rights movement from a vehicle of protest to one of ...
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African American Miners and Migrants: The Eastern Kentucky Social Club

Thomas E. Wagner, Phillip J. Obermiller - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 158 pages
The history of the Eastern Kentucky Social Club's past and present bring the hidden aspects of Appalachian history and culture to life. Thomas E. Wagner and Phillip J ...
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My Lord, what a Morning: An Autobiography

Marian Anderson - Biography & Autobiography - 1956 - 319 pages
"My Lord, What a Morning is a memoir, abounding with the tender and inspiring stories of Marian Anderson's life in her own modest words. From her humble but proud beginnings in ...
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The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings

Olaudah Equiano - Fiction - 2003 - 393 pages
Relates the experiences of an African prince who was kidnapped into slavery in 1755 and followed his various masters from the Americas to Europe and through the Caribbean.
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Richard Wright: The Life and Times

Hazel Rowley - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 626 pages
Traces Wright's rise from a Mississippi sharecropper's shack to international fame, describing his writings, his role as an outspoken critic of racism, his expatriate life, and ...
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Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life

bell hooks - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 288 pages
A powerful memoir tells how one woman writer found her own voice while creating a personal love relationship based on feminist thinking and reflects on the impact of birth ...
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Killing Rage: Ending Racism

bell hooks - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 288 pages
Twenty-three essays ponder such topics as psychological trauma among African Americans, black anti-Semitism, and friendships between black women and white women. Reprint. 25 ...
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'There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack': The Cultural Politics of Race and ...

Paul Gilroy - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 271 pages
Gilroy demonstrates the enormous complexity of racial politics in England today. Exploring the relationships among race, class, and nation as they have evolved over the past ...
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