Blueprint For Black Power

Author : Amos N. Wilson
ISBN : UOM:39015043763476
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Barack Obama And The Myth Of A Post Racial America

Author : Mark Ledwidge
ISBN : 9781135080525
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 76.86 MB
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"By placing Obama in the historical context of U.S. race relations, this edited book interrogates the idealized and progressive view of American society advanced by much of the mainstream literature on Obama. Barack Obama and the Myth of a Post-Racial America takes a careful look at the historical, cultural and political dimensions of race in the United States, using an interdisciplinary analysis that incorporates approaches from history, political science, and sociology"--
Category: Political Science

Black Power In Bermuda

Author : Q. Swan
ISBN : 9780230102187
Genre : History
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This book examines the impact of Black Power on the British colony of Bermuda, where the 1972-73 assassinations of its British Police Commissioner and Governor reflected the Movement's denouncement of British imperialism and the island's racist and oligarchic society.
Category: History

The Crisis Of The African American Architect

Author : Melvin L. Mitchell
ISBN : 9780595243266
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 56.83 MB
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" another missing piece of our rich history and profound contribution to western civilization. For history buffs please put this book on your must read list... "George C. Fraser, Author of Race For Success and Success Runs In Our Race "[Mitchell] believes that the entire future of blacks in the field of architecture is in jeopardy He then discusses the impact of the Harlem Renaissance on black architecture and the subsequent emergence of Howard University as the center of the black architectural universe..." The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education " seminal " Architecture Magazine In this long overdue book, aimed at Black America and her allies, Melvin Mitchell poses the question "why haven't black architects developed a Black Architecture that complements modernist black culture that is rooted in world-class blues, jazz, hip-hop music, and other black aesthetic forms?" His provocative thesis, inspired by Harold Cruse's landmark book, The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual, exposes the roots of an eighty-year-old estrangement between black architects and Black America. Along the way he provides interesting details about the politics of downtown development in the Marion Barry era of Washington, DC. Mitchell calls for a bold and inclusive "New (Black) Urbanism." He sees the radical reform and "re-missioning" of the handful of accredited HBCU based architecture schools as a critical tool in refashioning a rapprochement between black architects and Black America.
Category: Architecture


Author : Ronald B. Hill, RM
ISBN : 1449061206
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 72.19 MB
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America: Truth Vs. Illusions of Grandeur is an extensive ecopolitical treatise that delivers an intense overview of the key social maladies that plague today’s world-- and their historical American, European, colonial, economic and ideological roots. It also provides a clear, bold and visionary formula and strategy for redemption. This is all engagingly presented, not only from an African American perspective, but from a cosmopolitan reality intended and guaranteed to stimulate and enhance the intellect of any reader regardless of ethnicity.
Category: Political Science

Encyclopedia Of Activism And Social Justice

Author : Gary L. Anderson
ISBN : 9781452265650
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 82.21 MB
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The Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice presents a comprehensive overview of the field with topics of varying dimensions, breadth, and length. This three-volume Encyclopedia is designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas that motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice and includes biographies of the major thinkers and leaders who have influenced and continue to influence the study of activism.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

I Mix What I Like

Author : Jared A. Ball
ISBN : 9781849350570
Genre : Music
File Size : 49.15 MB
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A manifesto on the journalistic purpose of the hip-hop mixtape.
Category: Music

Awaken The Mind

Author : Sean Liburd
ISBN : 9781453501948
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 52.27 MB
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These words are the thoughts and offerings inspired by a man´s communication and interaction with his community. A Listener´s voice reflecting the challenges encountered on the journey of self-knowledge. A fiery truth that beckons to all African people to celebrate their ancestry while continuing the tradition of building upon the foundation for the benefit of unborn generations. Awaken the Mind: Communion with Sean Liburd the Sharing of Thoughts and Emotions, an Intimate Communication Between a People is a revealing collection of experiences and lessons that stimulate critical thinking.
Category: Self-Help

Fela Kuti This Bitch Of A Life

Author : Carlos Moore
ISBN : 9783942989343
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 76.23 MB
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Superstar, Sänger, Musiker, Panafrikanist, Polygamist, Mystiker, Legende: Der Nigerianer Fela Kuti, Erfinder des Afrobeat, gilt als einflussreichster Musiker Afrikas überhaupt. Er lebte die freie Liebe und heiratete an einem Tag 27 Frauen. Er lehnte die millionenschweren Angebote der Musikmajors ab und blieb in Nigeria, gegen dessen autoritäre Herrscher er sein Leben lang kämpfte. Er wurde eingesperrt, geschlagen und gefoltert. "This Bitch of a Life", die einzige autorisierte Biographie Fela Kutis, basiert auf tagelangen Gesprächen mit Kuti selbst und taucht tief in das Leben dieses so radikalen und oft missverstanden Musikers ein, der 1997 an AIDS starb.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Maria Montessori

Author : Rita Kramer
ISBN : 9783105609415
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Die vorliegende kritische Auseinandersetzung mit Leben und Werk Maria Montessoris läßt erkennen, welchem historischen Zusammenhang sich ihre Ideen verdanken und mit welchem kämpferischen Mut sie sich für den sozialen Fortschritt eingesetzt hat. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)
Category: Biography & Autobiography