Books by black women on the black experience, politics, and social science.

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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Feature: Pushout The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Fifteen-year-old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teasedRead More
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Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-first Century

Black Stats—a comprehensive guide filled with contemporary facts and figures on African Americans—is an essential reference for anyone attempting to fathom the complex state of our nation. With fascinating andRead More
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The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America

Feature: Berrett-Koehler Publishers GOLD MEDALIST OF FOREWORD REVIEWS’ 2015 INDIEFAB AWARDS IN WOMEN’S STUDIESWhat’s wrong with black women? Not a damned thing!The Sisters Are Alright exposes anti–black-woman propaganda and showsRead More
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The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind

Feature: The Racial Imaginary Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind “To think of creativity in terms of transcendence is itself specific and partial—a lovely dream perhaps, butRead More
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Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption

“There was a time I believed prisons existed to rehabilitate people, to make our communities safer. . . . When I saw for the first time (but not the last)Read More
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Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements

Feature: AK Press Whenever we envision a world without war, prisons, or capitalism, we are producing speculative fiction. Organizers and activists envision, and try to create, such worlds all theRead More
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Another World Is Possible

Feature: Used Book in Good Condition Cultural Writing. Subtitled “Conversations in a Time of Terror,” this anthology “is a collection of writings that gives voice to the diverse perspectives thatRead More
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The Origin of Others (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)

America’s foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging.Read More
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Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

Feature: Haymarket Books In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world-renowned activist and scholar Angela Y. Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout historyRead More
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Women, Race, & Class

Feature: Women Race and Class A powerful study of the women’s liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hamperedRead More
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Are Prisons Obsolete?

Feature: Used Book in Good Condition With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: theRead More
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Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment

A comprehensive, readable analysis of the key issues of the Black Lives Matter movement, this thought-provoking and compelling anthology features essays by some of the nation’s most influential and respectedRead More
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Women, Culture & Politics

A collection of speeches and writings by political activist Angela Davis which address the political and social changes of the past decade as they are concerned with the struggle forRead More
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The Morning Breaks: The Trial of Angela Davis

Feature: Used Book in Good Condition On August 7, 1970, a revolt by Black prisoners in a Marin County courthouse stunned the nation. In its aftermath, Angela Davis, an AfricanRead More
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Acts of Activism: Human Rights as Radical Performance (Theatre and Performance Theory)

Feature: Used Book in Good Condition This book was first published in 2010. Madison presents the neglected yet compelling and necessary story of local activists in South Saharan Africa whoRead More
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Critical Ethnography: Method, Ethics, and Performance (Volume 2)

Feature: Used Book in Good Condition The revised Second Edition of Critical Ethnography guides readers through theories, methods, and ethics of ethnographic research creating a confidence to complete fieldwork whileRead More
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By D. Soyini Madison Critical Ethnography: Method, Ethics, and Performance (1st First Edition) [Paperback]

Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money backRead More
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The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies

Feature: Used Book in Good Condition The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies brings together, in a single volume, reviews of the major research in performance studies and identifies directions forRead More
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The Woman That I Am: The Literature and Culture of Contemporary Women of Color

Selected to represent a diversity of voices, styles, and genres, The Woman That I Am gathers 126 works of contemporary fiction, poetry, drama, autobiography, and culture criticism by American womenRead More
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Acts of Activism: Human Rights as Radical Performance (Theatre and Performance Theory)

Feature: Used Book in Good Condition This book was first published in 2010. Madison presents the neglected yet compelling and necessary story of local activists in South Saharan Africa whoRead More
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Critical Ethnography: Method, Ethics, and Performance by D. Soyini Madison (2005-03-03)

Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money backRead More
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Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture

Feature: Used Book in Good Condition Comprising elements of the avant-garde, science fiction, cutting-edge hip-hop, black comix, and graphic novels, Afrofuturism spans both underground and mainstream pop culture. With aRead More
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Post Black: How a New Generation Is Redefining African American Identity

As a young journalist covering black life at large, author Ytasha L. Womack was caught unaware when she found herself straddling black culture’s rarely acknowledged generation gaps and cultural divides.Read More
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Beats Rhymes & Life: What We Love and Hate About Hip-Hop

Feature: Used Book in Good Condition Our generation made hip-hop. But hip-hop also made us. Why are suburban kids referring to their subdivision as “block” Why has the pimp becomeRead More
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