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  1. Black Liberation in the Midwest

    The Struggle in St. Louis, Missouri, 1964-1970

    By Kenneth Jolly

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book offers a response to the inadequate examination of the Midwest in Civil Rights Movement scholarship - scholarship that continues to ignore the city of St. Louis and the Black liberation struggle that took place there. Jolly examines this local movement and organizations such as the Black...

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Swinging the Vernacular

    Jazz and African American Modernist Literature

    By Michael Borshuk

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book looks at the influence of jazz on the development of African American modernist literature over the 20th century, with a particular attention to the social and aesthetic significance of stylistic changes in the music....

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Movement Matters

    American Antiapartheid Activism and the Rise of Multicultural Politics

    By David Hostetter

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    Examining four decades of American antiapartheid activism, Movement Matters analyzes the long-term impact of the American antiapartheid movement on American civil religion. Exploring issues of race, politics and culture, the book presents a fresh look at the importance of antiapartheid activism in...

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

  4. When to Stop the Cheering?

    The Black Press, the Black Community, and the Integration of Professional Baseball

    By Brian Carroll

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    *Finalist for the 2007 Seymour Medal of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).* *Winner of the 2007 Robert Peterson Book Award of the Negro Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball* When to Stop the Cheering? documents the close and often conflicted relationship...

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Black Panthers in the Midwest

    The Community Programs and Services of the Black Panther Party in Milwaukee, 1966–1977

    By Andrew Witt

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book analyzes the community programs of the Black Panther Party, specifically those of the Milwaukee branch, with the aim of dispelling many of the existing stereotypes about the Party. Misconceptions range from the Party being labeled as bent on the violent destruction of the United States to...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Selling of Civil Rights

    The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Use of Public Relations

    By Vanessa Murphree

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee formed in April 1960 to advance civil rights. With a tremendous human rights mission facing them, the founding SNCC members included communication and publicity as part of their initial purpose. This book provides a broad overview of these efforts from...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Boys, Boyz, Bois

    An Ethics of Black Masculinity in Film and Popular Media

    By Keith Harris

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    Boys, Boyz, Bois concerns questions of ethics, gender and race in popular American images, national discourse and cultural production by and about black men. The book proposes an ethics of masculinity, as ethnics refers to a system of morality and valuation and as ethics refers to a care of the...

    Published October 17th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Social Teaching of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Since 1961

    A Critical Analysis of the Least, the Lost and the Left-Out

    By Albert Avant

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 30th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Constructing Belonging

    Class, Race, and Harlem's Professional Workers

    By Sabiyha Robin Prince

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    Looking at the communities of Central and West Harlem in New York City, this study explores the locus, form and significance of socioeconomic differentiation for African American professional-managerial workers. It begins by considering centuries of New York City history and the structural elements...

    Published October 30th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

    Four Pioneering Black Women Journalists

    By Jinx Coleman Broussard

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This work describes the journalism careers of four black women within the context of the period in which they lived and worked. Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Mary Church Terrell, Alice Dunbar-Nelson and Amy Jacques Garvey were among a group of approximately twenty black women journalists who wrote for...

    Published October 30th 2003 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Jesse Owens, the Press, and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games
    By Pamela C. Laucella
    To Be Published December 1st 2014

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