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African American History

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African Americans by the Numbers: Understanding and Interpreting Statistics on African American Life

Provides an invaluable source for students as well as academics on the current condition of African Americans, highlighting disparities throughout an array of social, economic, and political areas.

The Dream Revisited: Contemporary Debates about Housing, Segregation, and Opportunity in the Twenty-first Century

The Dream Revisited brings together a range of expert viewpoints on the causes and consequences of the nation's separate and unequal living patterns.

The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness

In this incisive critique, former litigator-turned-legal-scholar Michelle Alexander provocatively argues that we have not ended racial caste in America: we have simply redesigned it.

From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century

. Taken individually, any one of the three eras of injustice outlined by Darity and Mullen--slavery, Jim Crow, and modern-day discrimination--makes a powerful case for black reparations. Taken collectively, they are impossible to ignore.

African Americans Against the Bomb

Well before Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke out against nuclear weapons, African Americans were protesting the Bomb.

Race in 21st Century America

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