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  1. Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press

    Framing Dissent

    By Sarah J. Jackson

    Series: Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

    Shifting understandings and ongoing conversations about race, celebrity, and protest in the twenty-first century call for a closer examination of the evolution of dissent by black celebrities and their reception in the public sphere. This book focuses on the way the mainstream and black press have...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Art of the Possible

    Booker T. Washington and Black Leadership in the United States, 1881-1925

    By Kevern J. Verney

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    The Art of The Possible is a new study of the ideas and achievements of Booker T. Washington, the most influential African American leader of the period 1881-1915....

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Historical Roots of the Urban Crisis

    Blacks in the Industrial City, 1900-1950

    By Henry L. Taylor Jr., Walter Hill

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    This collection of 12 new essays will tell the story of how the gradual transformation of industrial society into service-driven postindustrial society affected black life and culture in the city between 1900 and 1950, and it will shed light on the development of those forces that wreaked havoc in...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Afro-Nordic Landscapes

    Equality and Race in Northern Europe

    Edited by Michael McEachrane

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    Afro-Nordic Landscapes: Equality and Race in Northern Europe challenges a view of Nordic societies as homogenously white, and as human rights champions that are so progressive that even the concept of race is deemed irrelevant to their societies. The book places African Diasporas, race and legacies...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Problematizing Blackness

    Self Ethnographies by Black Immigrants to the United States

    By Jean Muteba Rahier, Percy Hintzen

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    This cutting-edge piece of scholarship studies the invisibility of the black migrants in popular consciousness and intellectual discourse in the United States through the interrogation of actual members of this community....

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Public Art, Memorials and Atlantic Slavery

    Edited by Celeste-Marie Bernier, Judie Newman

    In this collection distinguished American and European scholars, curators and artists discuss major issues concerning the representation and commemoration of slavery, as brought into sharp focus by the 2007 bicentennial of the abolition of the slave trade. Writers consider nineteenth and twentieth...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. African Diaspora in Brazil

    History, Culture and Politics

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The term 'Black Atlantic' was coined to describe the social, cultural and political space that emerged out of the experience of slavery, exile, oppression, exploitation and resistance. This volume seeks to recast a new map of the 'Black Atlantic' beyond the Anglophone Atlantic zone by focusing on...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Color Matters

    Skin Tone Bias and the Myth of a Postracial America

    Edited by Kimberly Jade Norwood

    Series: New Directions in American History

    In the United States, as in many parts of the world, people are discriminated against based on the color of their skin. This type of skin tone bias, or colorism, is both related to and distinct from discrimination on the basis of race, with which it is often conflated. Preferential treatment of...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. From Selma to Montgomery

    The Long March to Freedom

    By Barbara Harris Combs

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    On March 7, 1965, a peaceful voting rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama, was met with an unprovoked attack of shocking violence that riveted the attention of the nation. In the days and weeks following "Bloody Sunday," the demonstrators would not be deterred, and thousands of others joined their...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Diasporic Women’s Writing of the Black Atlantic

    (En)Gendering Literature and Performance

    Edited by Emilia María Durán-Almarza, Esther Álvarez López

    Series: Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

    This book brings together a complete set of approaches to works by female authors that articulate the black Atlantic in relation to the interplay of race, class, and gender. The chapters provide the grounds to (en)gender a more complex understanding of the scattered geographies of the African...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge