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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Defending the Spirit: A Black Life in America.   

Waiting in Line at the Drugstore: And Other Writings of James Thomas Jackson

James Thomas Jackson, June Acosta - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 277 pages
A black man's struggles from the Thirties through the Seventies provide the focus for this collection of essays, articles, fiction, and poetry. As a charter member of the Watts ...
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Up from Slavery

Booker T. Washington - Social Science - 2007 - 168 pages
First published in 1901, Up From Slavery is one of the classic books from the era of American slavery. In it, Booker T. Washington details his rise from a child born into ...
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Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting

Terrie M. Williams - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 256 pages
Terrie Williams knows that Black people are hurting. She knows because she's one of them. Terrie had made it: she had launched her own public relations company with such ...
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Manchild in the Promised Land

Claude Brown - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 416 pages
With more than two million copies in print, Manchild in the Promised Land is one of the most remarkable autobiographies of our time—the definitive account of African-American ...
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A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited About Obama and Why He Can't Win

Shelby Steele - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 192 pages
In Shelby Steele's beautifully wrought and thoughtprovoking new book, A Bound Man, the award-winning and bestselling author of The Content of Our Character attests that Senator ...
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Blue Veins and Kinky Hair: Naming and Color Consciousness in African America

Obiagele Lake - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 142 pages
The first monograph to offer a historical look at the cultural background to African American issues of hair and skin.
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Zora Neale Hurston: A Biography of the Spirit

Deborah G. Plant - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 241 pages
The author of such great works as Their Eyes Were Watching God , Moses, Man of the Mountain, Jonah's Gourd Vine, Mules and Men, as well as essays, folklore, short stories ...
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Unspeakable: The Story of Junius Wilson

Susan Burch, Hannah Joyner - Social Science - 2007 - 320 pages
Junius Wilson (1908-2001) spent seventy-six years at a state mental hospital in Goldsboro, North Carolina, including six in the criminal ward. He had never been declared insane ...
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My Bondage and My Freedom

Frederick Douglass - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 472 pages
If I ever wavered under the consideration, that the Almighty, in some way, ordained slavery, and willed my enslavement for his own glory, I wavered no longer. I had now ...
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