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African American Black Studies

Abel, E.; Christian, B.; Moglen, H. Female Subjects in Black and White: Race, Psychoanalysis, Feminism. University of California Press: Berkeley, 1997.

Allen, J.; Als, H.; Lewis, J.; Litwack, L. Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography In America. Twin Palms Publishers: Santa Fe, 2000.

Anderson, Lisa M. Mammies No More: The Changing Image of Black Women on Stage and Screen. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.: Lanham, 1997.

Appiah, K.; Gates, H.L. Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience. Basic Civitas Books: New York, 1999.

Berlin, Ira, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller. Remembering Slavery. The New Press: New York, 1998.

Byrd, Ayana D. & Tharps, Lori L. Hair Story: Untangling the Rots of Black Hair in America. St. Martin’s Press: New York, 2001.

Canada, Geoffrey. Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America. Beacon Press: Boston, 1995.

Cashmore, Ellis. The Black Culture Industry. Routledge: London, 1997.

Cone, James. Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare. Orbis Books: Maryknoll, 1999.

Decoy, Robert H. The Nigger Bible. Holloway House Publishing CO: Los Angeles, 1987.

Du Bois, W.E.B. John Brown. International Publishers: New York, 1972.

Du Bois, W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk: Introduction by David Levering Lewis. The Modern Library: New York, 2003.

Ellsworth, Scott. Death in a Promised Land: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1924. Louisiana State University Press: Baton Rouge, 1982.

Eltis, David. The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas. Cambridge University Press: New York, 2000.

Forman, Seth. Blacks in the Jewish Mind: A Crisis of Liberalism.  New York University Press: New York, 1998.

Franklin, V.P.; Grant, N.; Kletnick, H.; McNeil, G. African Americans and Jews in the Twentieth Century: Studies in Convergence and Conflict. University of Missouri Press: Columbia, 1998.

Giddings, Paula. When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. Bantam Books: Toronto, 1984.

Gilroy, Paul. The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, 1993.

Griffin, John. Black Like Me. Buccaneer Books: Cutchogue, 1989.

Hawkeswood, William G. & Costley, Alex W. One of the Children: Gay Black Men in Harlem. University of California Press: Berkeley, 1996.

Harris, Juliette & Johnson, Pamela. Tenderheaded: A Comb-Bending Collection of Hair Stories. Washington Square Press: New York, 2001.

Jacoby, Tamar. Someone Else’s House: America’s Unfinished Struggle for Integration. Basic Books: New York, 1998.

Kaplan, Carla. Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Letters. Doubleday: New York, 2001.

Keyes, Cheryl L. Rap Music and Street Consciousness. University of Illinois Press: Urbana, 2002.

Lerner, Gerda (ed.). Black Women in White America: A Documentary History. Vintage Books: New York, 1972.

Lipsitz, George. Dangerous Crossroads: Popular Music, Postmodernism and the Poetics of Place. Verso: London, 1994.

Long, Carolyn Morrow. Spiritual Merchants: Religion, Magic and Commerce. The University of Tennessee Press: Knoxville, 2001.

Madison, James H. A Lynching in the Heartland: Race and Memory in America. Palgrave: New york, 2001.

Marable, Manning. Race, Reform, and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction in Black America, 1945-1990. University of Mississippi Press: Jackson, 1991.

Mazer, Anne. Going Where I’m Coming From: Memoirs of American Youth. Persea Books: New York, 1995. 

McWhorter, John. Losing the Race: Self-Sabotage in Black America. The Free Press: New York, 2000.

Medina, Tony & Rivera, Louis Reyes. Bum Rush the Page: A Def Poerty Jam. Three Rivers Press: New York, 2001.

Meyer, Stephen. As Long As They Don’t Move Next Door: Segregation and Racial Conflict in American Neighborhoods. Rowman & Little Publishers: Lanham, 2000.

Meyers, Walter Dean. Monster. Harper Collins Publishers: New York, 1999.

Mitchell, Tony. Global Noise: Rap and Hip-Hop Outside The United States. Wesleyan university Press: Middletown, 2001.

Moreno Vega, Martha. The Altar of My Soul: The Living Traditions of Santeria. Ballantine Publishing Group: New York, 2000.

Perkins, William Eric. Droppin’ Science: Critical Essays on Rap Music and Hip-Hop Culture. Temple University Press: Philadelphia, 1996.

Radhika, Mohanram. Black Body: Women, Colonialism, and Space. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis, 1999.

Rose, Tricia. Black Noise: Rap Music and Balck Culture in Contemporary America. Wesleyan University Press: Middletown, 1994.

Ross, Andrew & Rose, Tricia. Microphone Fiends: Youth Music & Youth Culture. Routledge: New York, 1994.

Taylor, Ula Y. The Veiled Garvey. The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, 2002.

Wailoo, Keith. Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cel Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health. University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, 2001.

Watkins, S. Craig. Representing: Hip Hop Culture and the Production of Black Cinema. The University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1998.

Websdale, Neil. Policing the Poor: From Slave Plantations to Public Housing. Northeaster University Press: Boston, 2001.

Westbrook, Alonzo. Hip Hoptionary The Dictionaryof Hip Hop Terminology. Harlem Moon Broadway Books: New York, 2002.

White, I.B. The Old, Fat, White Guy’s Guide to Ebonics. CCC Publications: Chatsworth, 1997.

Work Projects Administration. Drums and Shadows: Survival Studies Among the Georgia Coastal Negroes. The University of Georgia Press: Athens, 1986.