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  1. Frederick Douglass

    Reformer and Statesman

    By L. Diane Barnes

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Frederick Douglass was born a slave in Talbot County, Maryland, in February, 1818. From these humble beginnings, Douglass went on to become a world-famous orator, newspaper editor, and champion of the rights of women and African Americans. He was the most prominent African American activist of the...

    Published August 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Represent

    Art and Identity Among the Black Upper-Middle Class

    By Patricia A. Banks

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Patricia A. Banks traverses the New York and Atlanta art worlds to uncover how black identities are cultivated through black art patronage. Drawing on over 100 in-depth interviews, observations at arts events, and photographs of art displayed in homes, Banks elaborates a racial identity theory of...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity

    Celtic Soul Brothers

    By Lauren Onkey

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity analyzes the long history of imagined and real relationships between the Irish and African-Americans since the mid-nineteenth century in popular culture and literature. Irish writers and political activists have often claimed - and thereby created - a "...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Black Politics Today

    The Era of Socioeconomic Transition

    By Theodore J. Davis Jr.

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    The late 1980s ushered in a new era of black politics, the socioeconomic transition era. Coming on the heels of the protest era and politics era, the current stage is characterized by the emergence of a new black middle class that came of age after the Civil Rights struggle. Although class still...

    Published September 25th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Education of Black Males in a 'Post-Racial' World

    Edited by Anthony L. Brown, Jamel K. Donnor

    The Education of Black Males in a ‘Post-Racial’ World examines the varied structural and discursive contexts of race, masculinities and class that shape the educational and social lives of Black males. The contributing authors take direct aim at the current discourses that construct Black males as...

    Published August 21st 2011 by Routledge

  6. That's the Joint!

    The Hip-Hop Studies Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Murray Forman, Mark Anthony Neal

    This newly expanded and revised second edition of That's the Joint! brings together the most important and up-to-date hip-hop scholarship in one comprehensive volume. Presented thematically, the selections address the history of hip-hop, identity politics of the "hip-hop nation," debates of "street...

    Published August 1st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Sex and Race in the Black Atlantic

    Mulatto Devils and Multiracial Messiahs

    By Daniel McNeil

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    This is the first book to place the self-fashioning of mixed-race individuals in the context of a Black Atlantic. Drawing on a wide range of sources and a diverse cast of characters – from the diaries, letters, novels and plays of femme fatales in Congo and the United States to the advertisements,...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. True to the Language Game

    African American Discourse, Cultural Politics, and Pedagogy

    By Keith Gilyard

    In True to the Language Game, Keith Gilyard, one of the major African American figures to emerge in language and cultural studies, makes his most seminal work available in one volume. This collection of new and previously published essays contains Gilyard’s most relevant scholarly contributions to...

    Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Africa, Cultural Studies and Difference

    Edited by Keyan Tomaselli, Handel Kashope Wright

    Cultural Studies has evolved and continues to evolve primarily along regional lines. However uncomfortable this might be, the genie of British cultural studies cannot be returned to the bottle of history. Thus, national versions of cultural studies have arisen in a few African countries. This book...

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Ethiopia in Transit

    Millennial Quest for Stability and Continuity

    Edited by Pietro Toggia, Abebe Zegeye

    The writings in this edition explore historical and contemporary issues in Ethiopia as the country underwent change and celebrated its new millennium. However, despite the recognizance of socio-economic and political changes, Ethiopia still faces enduring problems and challenges to its stability...

    Published February 3rd 2011 by Routledge