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Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781568584638
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Published: Nation Books - April 12th, 2016

FINALIST for the National Book Award 2016

Brain Surgeon: A Doctor's Inspiring Encounters with Mortality and Miracles Cover Image
By Black
ISBN: 9780446198141
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 17th, 2011

Welcome to tiger country: the treacherous territory where a single wrong move by a brain surgeon can devastate-or end-a patient's life. This is the terrain world-renowned neurosurgeon Keith Black, MD, enters every day to produce virtual medical miracles. Now, in BRAIN SURGEON, Dr.

Conversations with Myself Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312611682
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Published: Picador USA - September 27th, 2011

" Nelson Mandela] has done so much to change his country, and the world, that it is hard to imagine the history of the last several decades without him." from the foreword by President Barack Obama

Foreword by President Barack Obama

What Color Was Jesus?: A Mad Economist Takes a Stroll Cover Image
ISBN: 9780913543092
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Published: African American Images - August 1997

Shatters the myth of a blond-haired, blue-eyed Jesus and examines the psychological effect of the white image of Christ.

In Search of Sisterhood in Search of Sisterhood: Delta SIGMA Theta and the Challenge of the Black Sorority Modelta SIGMA Theta and the Challenge of th Cover Image
ISBN: 9780688135096
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Published: William Morrow & Company - February 27th, 2007

This history of the largest block women's organization in the United States is not only the story of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (DST), but also tells of the increasing involvement of black women in the political, social, and economic affairs of America.

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Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060797362
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Published: Amistad Press - March 3rd, 2009

Heralded as a landmark achievement upon publication, Ida: A Sword Among Lions is a sweeping narrative about a country and a crusader embroiled in the struggle against lynching a practice that imperiled not only the lives of black men and women, but also a nation based on law and riven by race.

The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780674062115
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Published: Harvard University Press - November 30th, 2011

Lynch mobs, chain gangs, and popular views of black southern criminals that defined the Jim Crow South are well known. We know less about the role of the urban North in shaping views of race and crime in American society.

Voices from Leimert Park: A Poetry Anthology Cover Image
By Shonda Buchanan (Editor)
ISBN: 9781599070155
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Published: Tsehai Publishers - December 15th, 2006

An anthology like this has been a long time coming. For the last fifteen years, every place we come together, whether it was The World Stage, or someones party, a birthday gathering, a childs naming ceremony, a funeral or a home-going, whether it was a cement corner or Fifth Street Dicks (Richard Fultons place) backed up by a jazz band, we have always brought words.

Ancient Egypt - The Light of the World: A Work of Reclamation and Restitution in Twelve Books Cover Image
ISBN: 9781595476067
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Published: NuVision Publications - December 11th, 2008


Christopher Columbus and the Afrikan Holocaust: Slavery and the Rise of European Capitalism Cover Image
By John Henrik Clarke, Leonard Jeffries (Foreword by), Edward Scobie (Preface by)
ISBN: 9781617590306
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Published: Eworld - August 2011

Ready for Revolution: The Life and Struggles of Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780684850047
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Published: Scribner Book Company - February 15th, 2005

The astonishing personal and political autobiography of Stokely Carmichael, the legendary civil rights leader, Black Power architect, Pan-African activist, and revolutionary thinker and organizer known as Kwame Ture.

Selected Speeches of Kwame Nkrumah. Volume 1 Cover Image
ISBN: 9789964702014
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Published: Afram Publ. (Ghana) Ltd - January 1979

The death of Kwame Nkrumah, first President of Ghana, demonstrated a great irony: a man so much maligned and rejected in life, should be so praised and loved in death. The force of his personality, his convictions in the face of powerful opposition, and his vision for Ghana and a pan-Africa, are evident in his speeches.

Patrice Lumumba Cover Image
ISBN: 9780901787316
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Published: Panaf - April 1st, 1973

The Alchemist Cover Image
By Paulo Coelho, Alan R. Clarke (Translator)
ISBN: 9780061122415
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Published: HarperOne - April 25th, 2006

"My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer," the boy told the alchemist one night as they looked up at the moonless sky." Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams."

Behold a Pale Horse Cover Image
ISBN: 9780929385228
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Published: Light Technology Publications - May 30th, 2005

Cooper, a former U.S. Naval intelligence briefing team member, offers this lucid, rational work that reveals secrets kept guarded by the American government since the 1940s, including the presence of UFOs, the facts behind the J.F.K. assassination, and more.

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ISBN: 9781604593600
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Published: Wilder Publications - May 11th, 2008

Presented here together for the first time are the greatest of the ancient Chinese classics of strategic thought: The Complete Art of War. Probably the most famous work of strategy ever written, Sun Tzu's Art of War has sold millions of copies in many languages around the world.

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ISBN: 9780140280197
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Published: Penguin Putnam - September 2000

The New York Times Bestseller
Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, The 48 Laws of Power is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.

The Isis Papers: The Keys to the Colors Cover Image
ISBN: 9780976531708
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Published: C.W. Publishing - December 2004

Story of the Moors in Spain (T Cover Image
ISBN: 9780933121195
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Published: Black Classic Press - December 5th, 1996

First published in 1886, this book has held its place as the classic work on the Moors in Spain: a scholarly, wonderfully readable and sweeping tale of splendor and tragedy.

Conversations with Ogotemm Li: An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas Cover Image
ISBN: 9780195198218
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Published: International African Institute - November 6th, 1975

Originally published in 1948 as Dieu d'Eau, this near-classic offers a unique and first-hand account of the myth, religion, and philosophy of the Dogan, A Sudanese people.

Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race from 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D. Cover Image
ISBN: 9780883780305
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Published: Third World Press - February 1992

A widely read classic exposition of the history of Africans on the continent--and the people of African descent in the United States and in the diaspora--this well researched analysis details the development of civiliza.

Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780944092699
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Published: Twin Palms Publishers - January 2000

Frequently reissued with the same ISBN, but with slightly differing bibliographical details.

The MIS-Education of the Negro Cover Image
ISBN: 9780486445588
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Published: Dover Publications - September 13th, 2005

In 1933, American historian and educator Carter Woodson (1875-1950) delivered a powerful and prophetic denouncement of "Euro-centric"school curricula that still rings true. Woodson inspired black Americans to demand relevant learning opportunities that were inclusive of their own culture and heritage.

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