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The Press and Race

Edited by David R. Davies
Categories: History

For southern newspapers and southern readers, the social upheaval in the years following Brown v. Board of Education (1954) was, as Time put it in 1956, “the region's biggest running story since slavery.” ...

Connecting Times

This stimulating study of black literature of the 1960s is an analysis of a period of American history through the literary art it produced.

In Connecting Times Norman Harris focuses on how Afro-Americans ...

Nobody Knows Where the Blues Come From

Musicians and music scholars rightly focus on the sounds of the blues and the colorful life stories of blues performers. Equally important and, until now, inadequately studied are the lyrics. The international ...

Affect and Power

In 1968, Winthrop D. Jordan published his groundbreaking work White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812 and opened up new avenues for thinking about sex, slavery, race, and religion ...

Nationalism, Marxism, and African American Literature between the Wars

During and after the Harlem Renaissance, two intellectual forces—nationalism and Marxism—clashed and changed the future of African American writing. Current literary thinking says that writers with ...

Race, Reform, and Rebellion

Since its original publication in 1984, Manning Marable's Race, Reform, and Rebellion has become widely known as the most crucial political and social history of African Americans since World War II. Aimed ...

Nitty Gritty

A controversial journalist's experiences while working as editor for African American publications in Chicago.

Booker T. Washington in Perspective

This book, an important companion volume to Louis R. Harlan's prize-winning biography of Booker T. Washington, makes available for the first time in one collection Harlan's essays on the life and career ...

Piney Woods School

This is the story of an extraordinary school in the piney woods of Mississippi and of the enduring people of the Piney Woods Community who forged on against incredible odds to make a better world for ...

Civil Rights Childhood

Two voices blend in this poignant memoir from the Civil Rights era in Mississippi—a father's and a daughter's. He was Andrew L. Jordan, a son in a dirt-poor family of sharecroppers near Greenwood. Jordana ...