Genre: Race Relations

Say It Loud!

Say It Loud!

Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity More info →
Hope on a Tightrope
Honoring Their Paths
End of Anger

End of Anger

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Genre: Race Relations
A New Generation's Take on Race and Rage More info →
The Color of Man

The Color of Man

Discusses the biological reasons for various skin colors in man and the social and cultural impact of this phenomenon More info →
Debating Race
In Every Tongue

In Every Tongue

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Genre: Race Relations
The Racial & Ethnic Diversity of the Jewish People. More info →
Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me

In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. More info →
Fighting Neoslavery in the Twentieth Century

Fighting Neoslavery in the Twentieth Century

Dr. Ronald Walters, one of the most highly respected political scientist in the nation, has compiled a body of evidence and anecdotes to substantiate his hypothesis that chattel slavery for African Americans did not end with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. More info →
Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide

Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide

Fracture traces the party's makeup and character regarding race from the civil rights days to the Obama presidency. Filled with key political players such as Shirley Chisholm, Jesse Jackson, John Lewis, and Al Sharpton, it provides historical context while addressing questions arising as we head into the next national election: Will Hillary Clinton's campaign represent an embrace of Obama's legacy or a repudiation of it? How is Hillary Clinton's stand on race both similar to and different from Obama's, or from her husband's? How do minorities view Mrs. Clinton, and will they line up in huge numbers to support her—and what will happen if they don't? More info →
The NAACP – Fighting Neoslavery in the 20th Century

The NAACP – Fighting Neoslavery in the 20th Century

A compilation of stories and narratives confirmed by numerous letters and documents are used by the author, Ron Walters, to establish the amazing fact that slavery existed in the United States well into the 20th century. More info →
Beethoven and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music

Beethoven and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music

Best known as an African-American commentator on politics, race and social issues, Beethoven and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music is a fast paced, easy to understand survey of the music’s well-known and not so well-known composers, their music and their struggles for recognition. More info →
At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White

At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White

In her first book, The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan examined race in America through her experience as a White House reporter. In this book, she shifts the conversation from the White House to every home in America. At Mama’s Knee looks at race and race relations through the lessons that mothers transmit to their children. More info →
African Americans Against the Bomb

African Americans Against the Bomb

African Americans Against the Bomb tells the compelling story of those black activists who fought for nuclear disarmament by connecting the nuclear issue with the fight for racial equality. More info →
Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

Short, emotional, literary, powerful―Tears We Cannot Stop is the book that all Americans who care about the current and long-burning crisis in race relations will want to read. More info →
The Blood of Emmett Till

The Blood of Emmett Till

In 1955, white men in the Mississippi Delta lynched a fourteen-year-old from Chicago named Emmett Till. His murder was part of a wave of white terrorism in the wake of the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared public school segregation unconstitutional. More info →
Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905

Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905

In Show Thyself a Man, Gregory Mixon explores the ways in which African Americans in postbellum Georgia used militia service after the Civil War to define freedom and citizenship. Independent militias empowered them to get involved in politics, secure their own financial independence, and mobilize for self-defense. More info →
Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy

Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy

Drawing from the earliest chapters in US history, legal scholar Sheryll Cashin reveals the enduring legacy of America’s original sin, tracing how we transformed from a country without an entrenched construction of race to a nation where one drop of nonwhite blood merited exclusion from full citizenship. More info →
Field to Factory – Voices of the Great Migration

Field to Factory – Voices of the Great Migration

Sections on labor recruiters, the black press, letters and visits home, life in the south, farm work, southern schools, the decision to move, community and church, heading north, a journey in stages, up north, housing, a mixed reception, factory work, discrimination on the job, blacks and unions, black women at work, Nannie Helen Burroughs, northern black businesses and much more. More info →