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African American Studies



link to catalog page WRIGGLE, Blue Rhythm Fantasy

Blue Rhythm Fantasy

Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

Author: John Wriggle
Pub Date: August 2016

Discovering the overlooked arrangers who built the Swing Era sound   learn more...

link to catalog page WALKER-MCWILLIAMS, Reverend Addie Wyatt

Reverend Addie Wyatt

Faith and the Fight for Labor, Gender, and Racial Equality

Author: Marcia Walker-McWilliams
Pub Date: October 2016

An extraordinary woman's struggle for the idea of equality as a universal, God-given right   learn more...

link to catalog page WRIGHT, Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century Author: Nazera Sadiq Wright
Pub Date: November 2016

How unlikely literary characters paved the way for black citizenship and progress   learn more...

link to catalog page PEHL, The Making of Working-Class Religion Author: Matthew Pehl
Pub Date: September 2016

Welding solidarity to the sacred in the Motor City   learn more...

link to catalog page MUSTAKEEM, Slavery at Sea

Slavery at Sea

Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Author: Sowande' M. Mustakeem
Pub Date: November 2016

How slave ships manufactured bondage from the raw material of humanity   learn more...

May Irwin

Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy

Author: Sharon Ammen
Pub Date: January 2017

The vivid life and startling times of a forgotten entertainer   learn more...

Author: Gerry Canavan
Pub Date: December 2016

An outsider's journey to literary acclaim   learn more...

link to catalog page BRIER, Connexions

Connexions

Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Author: Edited by Jennifer Brier, Jim Downs, and Jennifer L. Morgan
Pub Date: October 2016

New ways of viewing the tableau of history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Afro-Paradise

Afro-Paradise

Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Author: Christen A. Smith
Pub Date: February 2016

The paradoxes of an Edenic playground sustained by, and dependent on, black pain and suffering   learn more...

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link to catalog page, Cafe Society

Cafe Society

The wrong place for the Right people

Author: Barney Josephson with Terry Trilling-Josephson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: February 2016

The story of the night club impresario whose wildly successful interracial club, Cafe Society, changed the American artistic landscape forever   learn more...

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