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African American Studies



link to catalog page AMMEN, May Irwin

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...

link to catalog page BEDINGFIELD, Newspaper Wars

Newspaper Wars

Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Author: Sid Bedingfield
Pub Date: August 2017

How journalists enlisted on both sides of the mid-century struggle   learn more...

link to catalog page FLOOD, Rape in Chicago

Rape in Chicago

Race, Myth, and the Courts

Author: Dawn Rae Flood
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: 2017

Evolving strategies against rape in Chicago courts   learn more...

link to catalog page HORNE, The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

Claude Barnett’s Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Author: Gerald Horne
Pub Date: August 2017

Publisher, diplomat, activist--the astonishing story of the first African American press baron   learn more...

link to catalog page SMITH, 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...

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

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

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 JOSEPHSON, 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...

link to catalog page GUZMAN, Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands

Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands

Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism

Author: Will Guzmán
Pub Date: Cloth: 2015; Paper: August 2016

The struggle against racial injustice in the American Southwest   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...

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