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African American Studies



link to catalog page, Sex, Sickness, and Slavery

Sex, Sickness, and Slavery

Illness in the Antebellum South

Author: Marli F. Weiner
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: September 2014

How white Southern doctors used science to defend slavery   learn more...

link to catalog page, Spike Lee Author: Todd McGowan
Pub Date: February 2014

The filmmaker's style of excess, as revealed through an examination of the history and art of his films   learn more...

link to catalog page, When Tenants Claimed the City

When Tenants Claimed the City

The Struggle for Citizenship in New York City Housing

Author: Roberta Gold
Pub Date: April 2014

The fight for tenant community rights in defiance of the new suburban American Dream   learn more...

link to catalog page, Winning the War for Democracy

Winning the War for Democracy

The March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946

Author: David Lucander
Pub Date: September 2014

The history of an overlooked civil rights group fighting for justice during World War II   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Internationalist Feminism

Black Internationalist Feminism

Women Writers of the Black Left, 1945-1995

Author: Cheryl Higashida
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2013

Radicalism and Black feminism in postwar women's writing   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Power on Campus

Black Power on Campus

The University of Illinois, 1965-75

Author: Joy Ann Williamson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: August 2013

A compelling case study of a black student movement at a predominantly white campus   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Revolutionary

Black Revolutionary

William Patterson and the Globalization of the African American Freedom Struggle

Author: Gerald Horne
Pub Date: October 2013

An African American Communist's global activism for racial equality   learn more...

link to catalog page, Caribbean Spaces

Caribbean Spaces

Escapes from Twilight Zones

Author: Carole Boyce Davies
Pub Date: November 2013

Internationalizing Caribbean culture   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chasing Newsroom Diversity

Chasing Newsroom Diversity

From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action

Author: Gwyneth Mellinger
Pub Date: April 2013

Missed opportunity in the newspaper industry's diversity efforts   learn more...

link to catalog page, Child Care in Black and White

Child Care in Black and White

Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

Author: Jessie B. Ramey
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: July 2013

Reconceptualizing the orphanage as day care   learn more...

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