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  • The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer

    The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038365

    Most people who have heard of Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) are aware of the impassioned testimony that this Mississippi sharecropper and civil rights activist delivered at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Far fewer people are familiar with t…

  • Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation

    Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation
    av Shirley Moody-Turner

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038853

    Before the innovative work of Zora Neale Hurston, folklorists from the Hampton Institute collected, studied, and wrote about African American folklore. Like Hurston, these folklorists worked within but also beyond the bounds of white mainstream inst…

  • Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation

    Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation
    av Shirley Moody-Turner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496813053

    Before the innovative work of Zora Neale Hurston, folklorists from the Hampton Institute collected, studied, and wrote about African American folklore. Like Hurston, these folklorists worked within but also beyond the bounds of white mainstream inst…

  • Raised Up Down Yonder

    Raised Up Down Yonder
    av Angela McMillan Howell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038815

    Raised Up Down Yonder attempts to shift focus away from why black youth are ""problematic"" to explore what their daily lives actually entail. Howell travels to the small community of Hamilton, Alabama, to investigate what it is like for a young bla…

  • Raised Up Down Yonder

    Raised Up Down Yonder
    av Angela McMillan Howell

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496804464

    Raised Up Down Yonder attempts to shift focus away from why black youth are ""problematic"" to explore what their daily lives actually entail. Howell travels to the small community of Hamilton, Alabama, to investigate what it is like for a young bla…

  • Nationalism, Marxism, and African American Literature between the Wars

    Nationalism, Marxism, and African American Literature between the Wars
    av Anthony Dawahare

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578065073

    During and after the Harlem Renaissance, two intellectual forces --nationalism and Marxism--clashed and changed the future of African American writing. Current literary thinking says that writers with nationalist leanings wrote the most relevant fic…

  • Nationalism, Marxism, and African American Literature between the Wars

    Nationalism, Marxism, and African American Literature between the Wars
    av Anthony Dawahare

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934110515

    During and after the Harlem Renaissance, two intellectual forces --nationalism and Marxism--clashed and changed the future of African American writing. Current literary thinking says that writers with nationalist leanings wrote the most relevant fic…

  • African American Preachers and Politics

    African American Preachers and Politics
    av Dennis C. Dickerson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604734270

    During most of the twentieth century, Archibald J. Carey, Sr. (1868-1931) and Archibald J. Carey, Jr. (1908-1981), father and son, exemplified a blend of ministry and politics that many African American religious leaders pursued. Their sacred and se…

  • African American Preachers and Politics

    African American Preachers and Politics
    av Dennis C. Dickerson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617031939

    During most of the twentieth century, Archibald J. Carey, Sr. (1868-1931) and Archibald J. Carey, Jr. (1908-1981), father and son, exemplified a blend of ministry and politics that many African American religious leaders pursued. Their sacred and se…

  • The Other World of Richard Wright

    The Other World of Richard Wright

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617030222

    The Other World of Richard Wright: Perspectives on His Haiku reveals Richard Wright's poetic vision toward the human world. Through the minimal form of haiku, Wright (1908-1960) found his poetic connection to nature. This sensibility displays not on…

  • Shadowing Ralph Ellison

    Shadowing Ralph Ellison
    av John Wright

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578068500

    In 1952, Ralph Ellison (1914-1994) published his novel Invisible Man, which transformed the dynamics of American literature. The novel won the National Book Award, extended the themes of his early short stories, and dramatized in fictional form the…

  • Jennie Carter

    Jennie Carter

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934110102

    In June 1867, the San Francisco Elevator-one of the nation\'s premier black weekly newspapers during Reconstruction-began publishing articles by a Californian calling herself \""Ann J. Trask\"" and later \""Semper Fidelis.\"" Her name was Jennie Car…

  • Aaron Henry

    Aaron Henry
    av Aaron Henry

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578062126

    Although Aaron Henry (1922-1997) was one of the nation's major grassroots fighters in the freedom movement on local, state, and national levels, his name has not yet been accorded its full recognition. This book reveals why Aaron Henry should be ack…

  • Aaron Henry

    Aaron Henry
    av Aaron Henry

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496820297

    This book reveals why Aaron Henry (1922-1997) should be acknowledged, in the ranks of Fannie Lou Hamer and Medgar Evers, as a truly influential crusader. Long before many of his contemporaries, he was a civil rights activist, but he preferred to sta…

  • Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement

    Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement
    av Carmen L. Phelps

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617036804

    A disproportionate number of male writers, including such figures as Amiri Baraka, Larry Neal, Maulana Karenga, and Haki Madhubuti, continue to be credited for constructing the iconic and ideological foundations for what would be perpetuated as the…

  • Count Them One by One

    Count Them One by One
    av Gordon A. Martin

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604737899

    Forrest County, Mississippi, became a focal point of the civil rights movement when, in 1961, the United States Justice Department filed a lawsuit against its voting registrar Theron Lynd. While thirty percent of the county's residents were black, o…

  • Count Them One by One

    Count Them One by One
    av Gordon A. Martin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628460490

    In 1961, Forrest County, Mississippi, became a focal point of the civil rights movement when the United States Justice Department filed a lawsuit against its voting registrar Theron Lynd. While 30 percent of the county's residents were black, only t…

  • Richard Wright's Travel Writings

    Richard Wright's Travel Writings

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578063475

    Attracted to remote lands by his interest in the postcolonial struggle, Richard Wright (1908-1960) became one of the few African Americans of his time to engage in travel writing. He went to emerging nations not as a sightseer but as a student of th…

  • Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt

    Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604734164

    Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt is a collection that reevaluates Chesnutt's deft manipulation of the ""passing"" theme to expand understanding of the author's fiction and nonfiction. Nine contributors apply a variety of theories---includ…

  • Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt

    Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617033247

    Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt is a collection that reevaluates Chesnutt's deft manipulation of the ""passing"" theme to expand understanding of the author's fiction and nonfiction. Nine contributors apply a variety of theories--includi…

  • Making a Way out of No Way

    Making a Way out of No Way
    av Lisa Krissoff Boehm

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732160

    The Second Great Migration, the movement of African Americans between the South and the North that began in the early 1940s and tapered off in the late 1960s, transformed America. This migration of approximately five million people helped improve th…

  • The Black Cultural Front

    The Black Cultural Front
    av Brian Dolinar

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628461718

    The Black Cultural Front describes how the social and political movements that grew out of the Depression facilitated the left turn of several African American artists and writers. The Communist-led John Reed Clubs brought together black and white w…

  • The Black Cultural Front

    The Black Cultural Front
    av Brian Dolinar

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617032691

    The Black Cultural Front describes how the social and political movements that grew out of the Depression facilitated the left turn of several African American artists and writers. The Communist-led John Reed Clubs brought together black and white w…

  • No Small Thing

    No Small Thing
    av William H. Lawson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496816351

    The Mississippi Freedom Vote in 1963 consisted of an integrated citizens' campaign for civil rights. With candidates Aaron Henry, a black pharmacist from Clarksdale for governor, and Reverend Edwin King, a college chaplain from Vicksburg for lieute…

  • No Small Thing

    No Small Thing
    av William H. Lawson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496818195

    The Mississippi Freedom Vote in 1963 consisted of an integrated citizens' campaign for civil rights. With candidates Aaron Henry, a black pharmacist from Clarksdale for governor, and Reverend Edwin King, a college chaplain from Vicksburg for lieute…

  • Lockstep and Dance

    Lockstep and Dance
    av Linda G. Tucker

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578069064

    Lockstep and Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture examines popular culture's reliance on long-standing stereotypes of black men as animalistic, hypersexual, dangerous criminals, whose bodies, dress, actions, attitudes, and language both rep…

  • To Write in the Light of Freedom

    To Write in the Light of Freedom

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496809650

    Fifty years after Freedom Summer, To Write in the Light of Freedom offers a glimpse into the hearts of the African American youths who attended the Mississippi Freedom Schools in 1964. One of the most successful initiatives of Freedom Summer, more t…

  • To Write in the Light of Freedom

    To Write in the Light of Freedom

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628461886

    Fifty years after Freedom Summer, To Write in the Light of Freedom offers a glimpse into the hearts of the African American youths who attended the Mississippi Freedom Schools in 1964. One of the most successful initiatives of Freedom Summer, more t…

  • Beaches, Blood, and Ballots

    Beaches, Blood, and Ballots
    av Gilbert R. Mason

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934110287

    This book, the first to focus on the integration of the Gulf Coast, is Dr. Gilbert R. Mason's eyewitness account of harrowing episodes that occurred there during the civil rights movement. Newly opened by court order, documents from the Mississippi…

  • African American Haiku

    African American Haiku

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496803030

    African American Haiku: Cultural Visions offers insights into African American poets' innovations in the haiku form, shedding light on a neglected aspect of black poetry.Notable scholars present new interpretations of well-known works. Essays trace…

  • This Woman's Work

    This Woman's Work
    av Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496818317

    This Woman's Work presents a social history and critical biography based on the life of award-winning writer Bebe Moore Campbell (1950-2006). It offers the personal story of a popular novelist, journalist, and mental health advocate. This book exami…

  • This Woman's Work

    This Woman's Work
    av Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496807588

    This Woman's Work presents a social history and critical biography based on the life of award-winning writer Bebe Moore Campbell (1950-2006). It offers the personal story of a popular novelist, journalist, and mental health advocate. This book exami…

  • Can Anything Beat White?

    Can Anything Beat White?

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617033209

    Ann Petry (1908-1997) achieved prominence during a period in which few black women were published with regularity in America. Her novels Country Place (1947) and The Narrows (1988), along with various short stories and nonfiction, poignantly describ…

  • Can Anything Beat White?

    Can Anything Beat White?

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578067855

    Ann Petry (1908-1997) achieved prominence during a period in which few black women were published with regularity in America. Her novels Country Place (1947) and The Narrows (1988), along with various short stories and nonfiction, poignantly describ…

  • City Son

    City Son
    av Wayne Dawkins

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617032585

    In 1966, a year after the Voting Rights Act began liberating millions of southern blacks, New Yorkers challenged a political system that weakened their voting power. Andrew W. Cooper (1927-2002), a beer company employee, sued state officials in a ca…

  • Shadowing Ralph Ellison

    Shadowing Ralph Ellison
    av John S. Wright

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604735451

    In 1952, Ralph Ellison (1914-1994) published his novel Invisible Man, which transformed the dynamics of American literature. The novel won the National Book Award, extended the themes of his early short stories, and dramatized in fictional form the…

  • Perspectives on Percival Everett

    Perspectives on Percival Everett

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617036828

    Percival Everett (b. 1956) writes novels, short stories, poetry, and essays and is one of the most prolific, acclaimed, yet under-examined African American writers working today. Although to date Everett has published eighteen novels, three collecti…

  • Perspectives on Percival Everett

    Perspectives on Percival Everett

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628460599

    Percival Everett (b. 1956) writes novels, short stories, poetry, and essays and is one of the most prolific, acclaimed, yet under-examined African American writers working today. Although to date Everett has published eighteen novels, three collecti…

  • The Souls of White Folk

    The Souls of White Folk
    av Veronica T. Watson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496802453

    The Souls of White Folk: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness is the first study to consider the substantial body of African American writing that critiques whiteness as social construction and racial identity. Arguing against the prevailing…

  • The Souls of White Folk

    The Souls of White Folk
    av Veronica T. Watson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038891

    The Souls of White Folk: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness is the first study to consider the substantial body of African American writing that critiques whiteness as social construction and racial identity. Arguing against the prevailing…

  • Courtship and Love among the Enslaved in North Carolina

    Courtship and Love among the Enslaved in North Carolina
    av Rebecca J. Fraser

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934110072

    Through an examination of various couples who were forced to live in slavery, Rebecca J. Fraser argues that slaves found ways to conduct successful courting relationships. In its focus on the processes of courtship among the enslaved, this study off…

  • Searching for the New Black Man

    Searching for the New Black Man
    av Ronda C. Henry Anthony

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628461800

    Using the slave narratives of Henry Bibb and Frederick Douglass, as well as the work of W. E. B. Du Bois, James Baldwin, Walter Mosley, and Barack Obama, Ronda C. Henry Anthony examines how women's bodies are used in African American literature to f…

  • Searching for the New Black Man

    Searching for the New Black Man
    av Ronda C. Henry Anthony

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037344

    Using the slave narratives of Henry Bibb and Frederick Douglass, as well as the work of W. E. B. Du Bois, James Baldwin, Walter Mosley, and Barack Obama, Ronda C. Henry Anthony examines how women's bodies are used in African American literature to f…

  • Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos

    Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos
    av Michael K. Johnson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496804624

    Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos undertakes an interdisciplinary exploration of the African American West through close readings of texts from a variety of media. This approach allows for both an in-depth analysis of individual texts and a discu…

  • Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos

    Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos
    av Michael K. Johnson

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617039287

    Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos undertakes an interdisciplinary exploration of the African American West through close readings of texts from a variety of media. This approach allows for both an in-depth analysis of individual texts and a discu…

  • Raymond Pace Alexander

    Raymond Pace Alexander
    av David A. Canton

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604734256

    Raymond Pace Alexander (1897-1974) was a prominent black attorney in Philadelphia and a distinguished member of the National Bar Association, the oldest and largest association of African American lawyers and judges. A contemporary of such nationall…

  • Raymond Pace Alexander

    Raymond Pace Alexander
    av David A. Canton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037191

    Raymond Pace Alexander (1897-1974) was a prominent black attorney in Philadelphia and a distinguished member of the National Bar Association, the oldest and largest association of African American lawyers and judges. A contemporary of such nationall…

  • All Stories Are True

    All Stories Are True
    av Tracie Church Guzzio

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617030048

    In All Stories Are True, Tracie Church Guzzio provides the first full-length study of John Edgar Wideman's entire oeuvre to date. Specifically, Guzzio examines the ways in which Wideman (b. 1941) engages with three crucial themes-history, myth, and…

  • All Stories Are True

    All Stories Are True
    av Tracie Church Guzzio

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038334

    In All Stories Are True, Tracie Church Guzzio provides the first full-length study of John Edgar Wideman's entire oeuvre to date. Specifically, Guzzio examines the ways in which Wideman (b. 1941) engages with three crucial themes--history, myth, and…

  • Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America

    Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496813657

    Contributions by Tunde Adeleke, Brian D. Behnken, Minkah Makalani, Benita Roth, Gregory D. Smithers, Simon Wendt, and Danielle L. Wiggins Black intellectualism has been misunderstood by the American public and by scholars for generations. Historical…

  • The Postwar African American Novel

    The Postwar African American Novel
    av Stephanie Brown

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038341

    Americans in the World War II era bought the novels of African American writers in unprecedented numbers. But the names on the books lining shelves and filling barracks trunks were not the now-familiar Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison, but Frank Yer…

  • The Postwar African American Novel

    The Postwar African American Novel
    av Stephanie Brown

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604739732

    Americans in the World War II era bought the novels of African American writers in unprecedented numbers. But the names on the books lining shelves and filling barracks trunks were not the now-familiar Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison, but Frank Yer…

  • Unexpected Places

    Unexpected Places
    av Eric Gardner

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732832

    Winner 2010 Outstanding Academic Title Choice Winner 2010 EBSCOhost / Research Society for American Periodicals Book Prize Honorable Mention 2010 Thomas J. Lyon Book Award, Western Literature Association In January of 1861, on the eve of both the Ci…

  • In the Lion's Mouth

    In the Lion's Mouth
    av Omar H. Ali

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037153

    Following the collapse of Reconstruction in 1877, African Americans organized a movement in the South for economic and political reform: Black Populism. Between 1886 and 1900, tens of thousands of black farmers, sharecroppers, and agrarian workers c…

  • The African American Sonnet

    The African American Sonnet
    av Timo Mueller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496817839

    Some of the best known African American poems are sonnets: Claude McKay's ""If We Must Die,"" Countee Cullen's ""Yet Do I Marvel,"" Gwendolyn Brooks's ""First fight. Then fiddle."" Yet few readers realize that these poems are part of a rich traditi…

  • Fame to Infamy

    Fame to Infamy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037115

    Fame to Infamy: Race, Sport, and the Fall from Grace follows the paths of sports figures who were embraced by the general populace but who, through a variety of circumstances, real or imagined, found themselves falling out of favor. The contributors…