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  1. Word from the Mother

    Language and African Americans

    By Geneva Smitherman

    Written by the hugely respected linguist, Geneva Smitherman, this book presents a definitive statement on African American English. Enriched by her evocative and inimitable prose style, the study presents an overview of past debates on the speech of African Americans, as well as providing a vision...

    Published February 7th 2006 by Routledge

  2. We Real Cool

    Black Men and Masculinity

    By bell hooks

    "When women get together and talk about men, the news is almost always bad news," writes bell hooks. "If the topic gets specific and the focus is on black men, the news is even worse."In this powerful new book, bell hooks arrests our attention from the first page. Her title--We Real Cool; her...

    Published November 12th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Songs in the Key of Black Life

    A Rhythm and Blues Nation

    By Mark Anthony Neal

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 16th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Understanding African American Rhetoric

    Classical Origins to Contemporary Innovations

    Edited by Ronald L. Jackson II, Elaine B. Richardson

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 4th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Say It Loud!

    African American Audiences, Media and Identity

    Edited by Robin R. Means Coleman

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  6. Soul Babies

    Black Popular Culture and the Post-Soul Aesthetic

    By Mark Anthony Neal

    In Soul Babies, Mark Anthony Neal explains the complexities and contradictions of black life and culture after the end of the Civil Rights era. He traces the emergence of what he calls a "post-soul aesthetic," a transformation of values that marked a profound change in African American thought and...

    Published November 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  7. Where We Stand

    Class Matters

    By bell hooks

    Drawing on both her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with Manhattan Coop boards, Where We Stand is a successful black woman's reflection--personal, straight forward, and rigorously honest--on how our dilemmas of class and race are intertwined, and how we can find ways to think beyond them....

    Published October 4th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Performing Blackness

    Enactments of African-American Modernism

    By Kimberley W. Benston

    Performing Blackness offers a challenging interpretation of black cultural expression since the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s. Exploring drama, music, poetry, sermons, and criticism, Benston offers an exciting meditation on modern black performance's role in realising African-American...

    Published May 18th 2000 by Routledge

  9. What the Music Said

    Black Popular Music and Black Public Culture

    By Mark Anthony Neal

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 1st 1998 by Routledge

  10. Black Women Film and Video Artists

    Edited by Jacqueline Bobo

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 9th 1998 by Routledge