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The African American Experience in the United States: E-Books

Covers: The history of policing and African American communities in the United States The history of racism and discrimination in the United States, "white privilege", systemic racism

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Author: Gail L. Thompson.
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edited by Lionel C. Bascom.
Summary: "Covers African American history in more than 130 documents; examples include speeches, articles, mission statements, ephemera, testimony, letters, sermons, prayers, spirituals/songs, slave narratives, memoirs, essays, interviews, and more."--
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Colin A. Palmer, editor in chief.
Summary: A five-volume set and supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day...see more
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Author: Gail Garfield.
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010.
Summary: Through Our Eyes provides a view of black men's experiences that challenges scholars, policy makers, practitioners, advocates, and students to grapple with the reality of race, gender, and violence in America. This multi-level analysis explores the chronological life histories of eight black men from the aftermath of World War II through the Cold War and into today.
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Author: Gail Garfield.
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Author: Ytasha L. Womack ; foreword by Derek T. Dingle.
Summary: Highlighting certain socio-economic and cultural trends, this exploration discloses the dynamics shaping contemporary lives of African Americans. This title presents an examination that gives voice to what the author has deemed 'post black' approaches to business, lifestyles, and religion.
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Author: Lanita Jacobs-Huey.
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Summary: Documenting the politics of African American women's hair, this multi-sited linguistic ethnography explores everyday interaction in beauty parlours, Internet discussions, comedy clubs and other contexts to illuminate how and why hair matters in African American women's day-to-day experiences.
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