Category: Black Studies - hc

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 25

Image for Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography

Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography

By: Helfer, Andrew J.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Hill and Wang: November 2006

Seller ID: 18773

ISBN: 0809095041

Condition: New


The age of multitasking needs better narrative history. It must be absolutely factual, immediately accessible, smart, and brilliantly fun. Enter Andrew Helfer, the award-winning graphic-novel editor behind "Road""to Perdition "and "The History of Violence," and welcome the launch of a unique line of graphic biographies. If a picture is worth a thousand words, these graphic biographies qualify as tomes. But if you're among the millions who haven't time for another doorstop of a biography, these books are for you.With the thoroughly researched and passionately drawn "Malcolm X," Helfer a... View more info

Image for The Last Lynching: How a Gruesome Mass Murder Rocked a Small Georgia Town

The Last Lynching: How a Gruesome Mass Murder Rocked a Small Georgia Town

By: Anthony S. Pitch

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Skyhorse: March 2016

Seller ID: 17810

ISBN: 1510701753

Condition: New


View more info

Image for Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

By: Brittney Cooper

Price: $15.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: February 2018

Seller ID: 18272

ISBN: 1250112575

Condition: New


View more info

Image for A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School

A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School

By: Carlotta Walls Lanier,Lisa Frazier Page

Price: $17.05

Publisher: One World: August 2009

Seller ID: 17011

ISBN: 034551100X

Condition: New


When fourteen-year-old Carlotta Walls walked up the stairs of Little Rock Central High School on September 25, 1957, she and eight other black students only wanted to make it to class. But the journey of the "Little Rock Nine," as they came to be known, would lead the nation on an even longer and much more turbulent path, one that would challenge prevailing attitudes, break down barriers, and forever change the landscape of America. Descended from a line of proud black landowners and businessmen, Carlotta was raised to believe that education was the key to success. She embraced learning an... View more info

Image for A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation

A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation

By: David W. Blight Ph. D.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: November 2007

Seller ID: 17621

ISBN: 0151012326

Condition: New


Slave narratives, some of the most powerful records of our past, are extremely rare, with only fifty-five post-Civil War narratives surviving. A mere handful are first-person accounts by slaves who ran away and freed themselves. Now two newly uncovered narratives, and the biographies of the men who wrote them, join that exclusive group with the publication of A Slave No More, a major new addition to the canon of American history. Handed down through family and friends, these narratives tell gripping stories of escape: Through a combination of intelligence, daring, and sheer luck, the men reach... View more info

Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights

By: Doug Jones

Price: $17.95

Publisher: All Points Books: March 2019

Seller ID: 18338

ISBN: 1250201446

Condition: New


View more info

Image for Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin

Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin

By: Hampton Sides

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Doubleday: April 2010

Seller ID: 17309

ISBN: 0385523920

Condition: Collectible - Like New


SIGNED by author on title page. Clean text and tight binding, book is in new condition except for light shelfwear to dustjacket. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

Image for And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK

And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK

By: Henry L Gates,Kevin M Burke

Price: $23.70

Publisher: Ecco: October 2015

Seller ID: 16566

ISBN: 0062427008

Condition: New


View more info

Image for 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro

100 Amazing Facts About the Negro

By: Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Pantheon: October 2017

Seller ID: 4507

ISBN: 0307908712

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 496 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 496 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

Image for Jubilee: The Emergence of African-American Culture

Jubilee: The Emergence of African-American Culture

By: Howard Dodson,Amiri Baraka,Gail Lumet Buckley,Henry Louis Gates Jr.,Annette Gordon-Reed

Price: $32.95

Publisher: National Geographic: February 2003

Seller ID: 17281

ISBN: 0792269829

Condition: New


Introduction by Winton Marsalis. Slaves came to the Americas from many different parts of the African continent, bringing with them distinct languages, religions, and expressive arts. "Jubilee shows the many ways that these diverse peoples united, forged their own identity, and laid the foundations for truly unique African-American social, cultural, political, and economic expressions throughout the Western Hemisphere. "Jubilee is written by Howard Dodson, chief of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture--one of the most prominent institutions of black scholarship in the world... View more info

Image for Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement

Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement

By: Janet Dewart Bell

Price: $13.95

Publisher: The New Press: May 2018

Seller ID: 16624

ISBN: 1620973359

Condition: New


View more info

Image for The Road to Dawn: Josiah Henson and the Story That Sparked the Civil War

The Road to Dawn: Josiah Henson and the Story That Sparked the Civil War

By: Jared A. Brock

Price: $16.95

Publisher: PublicAffairs: May 2018

Seller ID: 18258

ISBN: 1541773926

Condition: New


View more info

Image for Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness

Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness

By: Jennifer Berry Hawes

Price: $15.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: June 2019

Seller ID: 18331

ISBN: 1250117763

Condition: New


View more info

Image for Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class

Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class

By: Larry Tye

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: July 2004

Seller ID: 17602

ISBN: 0805070753

Condition: New


An engaging social history that reveals the critical role Pullman porters played in the struggle for African American civil rights When George Pullman began recruiting Southern blacks as porters in his luxurious new sleeping cars, the former slaves suffering under Jim Crow laws found his offer of a steady job and worldly experience irresistible. They quickly signed up to serve as maid, waiter, concierge, nanny, and occasionally doctor and undertaker to cars full of white passengers, making the Pullman Company the largest employer of African American men in the country by the 1920s.In t... View more info

Image for Murder on Shades Mountain: The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in Jim Crow Birmingham

Murder on Shades Mountain: The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in Jim Crow Birmingham

By: Melanie S. Morrison

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Duke University Press Books: April 2018

Seller ID: 17733

ISBN: 0822371170

Condition: New


View more info

Image for What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America

What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America

By: Michael Eric Dyson

Price: $12.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: June 2018

Seller ID: 19257

ISBN: 1250199417

Condition: New


View more info

Image for Double V

Double V

By: Rawn James Jr.

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Bloomsbury Press: January 2013

Seller ID: 18791

ISBN: 1608196089

Condition: New


Executive Order 9981, issued by President Harry Truman on July 26, 1948, desegregated all branches of the United States military by decree. EO 9981 is often portrayed as a heroic and unexpected move by Truman. But in reality, Truman's history-making order was the culmination of more than 150 years of legal, political, and moral struggle. Beginning with the Revolutionary War, African Americans had used military service to do their patriotic duty and to advance the cause of civil rights. The fight for a desegregated military was truly a long war-decades of protest and labor highlighted by br... View more info

Image for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

By: Rebecca Skloot

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Crown: February 2010

Seller ID: 16615

ISBN: 1400052173

Condition: New


Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells-taken without her knowledge-became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first "immortal" human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. If you could pile all HeLa cells ever grown onto a scale, they'd weigh more than 50 million metric tons-as much as a hundred Empire State Buildings. HeLa cells were vital for developing the polio vaccine; uncovered secrets o... View more info

Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring

By: Richard Gergel

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books: January 2019

Seller ID: 17698

ISBN: 0374107890

Condition: New


View more info

Image for Jefferson's Pillow:  The Founding Fathers and the Dilemma of Black Patriotism

Jefferson's Pillow: The Founding Fathers and the Dilemma of Black Patriotism

By: Roger Wilkins

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Beacon Pr: July 2001

Seller ID: 17875

ISBN: 0807009563

Condition: New


An outspoken participant in the civil rights movement, Roger Wilkins served as Assistant Attorney General during the Johnson administration. In 1972 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize along with Bernstein and Herblock for his coverage of Watergate. Yet this black man, who has served the United States so well, feels at times an unwelcome guest here. In Jefferson's Pillow, Wilkins returns to America's beginnings and the founding fathers who preached and fought for freedom, even though they owned other human beings and legally denied them their humanity. He asserts that the mythic accounts of ... View more info