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Soul on Soul

The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams

Tammy L. Kernodle

Film and the Anarchist Imagination

Expanded Second Edition

Richard Porton

Sweet Greeks

First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland

Ann Flesor Beck

Queer and Trans Migrations

Dynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation

Edited by Eithne Luibhéid and Karma R. Chávez

Unlikely Angel

The Songs of Dolly Parton

Lydia R. Hamessley

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving

Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow

Tyrone McKinley Freeman

Upon the Altar of Work

Child Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism

Betsy Wood

West of Jim Crow

The Fight against California's Color Line

Lynn M. Hudson

NFL Football

A History of America's New National Pastime

Richard C. Crepeau

Workers against the City

The Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Donald W. Rogers

Community-Centered Journalism

Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust

Andrea Wenzel

Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Jonathan R. Eller

The Sport Marriage

Women Who Make It Work

Steven M. Ortiz

Before March Madness

The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Kurt Edward Kemper

From Slave Cabins to the White House

Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Koritha Mitchell

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Winners of the 2020 NWSA/ University of Illinois Press First Book Prize

NWSA and the University of Illinois Press are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 First Book Prize! Domale Dube Keys, University of Arizona For the Survival of Ogoni People: Women’s Contribution to Movement-Building in Nigeria and the United … Continue reading

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Q&A with Tammy L. Kernodle, Author of Soul on Soul

Author, Tammy L. Kernodle, of Soul on Soul: The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams answers questions about her inspirations, discoveries, and reader takeaways. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? I was inspired by several things. … Continue reading

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Polish American Historical Society Seeks Documents

The Polish American Historical Association (PAHA), for which we publish The Polish Review, is seeking documents from members of the WWII diaspora, their families, and organizations to add to the historical record of this time. This effort helps historians and … Continue reading

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