Considered by many to be a founder of Afrofuturism, Sun Ra--aka Herman Blount--was a composer, keyboardist, bandleader, philosopher, entrepreneur, poet, and self-proclaimed extraterrestrial from Saturn. He recorded over 200 albums with his Arkestra, which, dressed in Egypto-space costumes, played everything from boogie-woogie and swing to fusion and free jazz.
At first glance, Jessica Ingram's landscape photographs could have been made nearly anywhere in the American South: a fenced-in backyard, a dirt road lined by overgrowth, a field grooved with muddy tire prints. These seemingly ordinary places, however, were the sites of pivotal events during the civil rights era, though often there is not a plaque with dates and names to mark their importance.
This book presents two of the most important traditions of the Dakota people, the Red Road and the Holy Dance, as told by Samuel Mniyo and Robert Goodvoice, two Dakota men from the Wahpeton Dakota Nation near Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada. Their accounts of these central spiritual traditions and other aspects of Dakota life and history go back seven generations and help to illumina
Broadway musicals are one of America’s most beloved art forms and play to millions of people each year.
From the shutdown of Planned Parenthood clinics and rising rates of HIV to opposition to marriage equality and bathroom bills, the New South is the epicenter of the new sex wars.$26.00ISBN: 9780143129820Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: TarcherPerigee - January 28th, 2020
An eye-opening look at one mother's determination to provide positive male role models for her son, and the power of great mentoring to change lives.$19.95ISBN: 9781859064504Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Eddison Books - February 1st, 2020
This beautiful self-help guide leads the reader through the simple “laws” of this ancient wisdom from the Hawaiian elders—repentance, forgiveness, gratitude and love—allowing healing of the self and relationships with others.$29.95ISBN: 9780807763452Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Teachers College Press - February 7th, 2020
This timely and compelling book conceptualizes Ethnic Studies not only as a vehicle to transform and revitalize the school curriculum but also as a way to reinvent teaching.$39.95ISBN: 9781611863581Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Michigan State University Press - March 1st, 2020
The Medicine Wheel built by Indigenous people acknowledges that ecosystems experience unpredictable recurring cycles and that people and the environment are interconnected. The Western science knowledge framework is incomplete unless localized intergenerational knowledge is respected and becomes part of the problem-definition and solution process.$16.99ISBN: 9781501172205Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Howard Books - February 25th, 2020
Miles McPherson, founder of The Rock Church in San Diego, presents “a discussion about race that we desperately need...a must read” (Bishop T.D.$21.95ISBN: 9781496219572Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2020
2019 High Plains Book Award Winner for the Creative Nonfiction and Indigenous Writer categories
In Bitterroot Susan Devan Harness traces her journey to understand the complexities and struggles of being an American Indian child adopted by a white couple and living in the rural American West.$25.00ISBN: 9781496826923Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University Press of Mississippi - February 13th, 2020
Sweet Bitter Blues: Washington, DC's Homemade Blues depicts the life and times of harmonica player Phil Wiggins and the unique, vibrant music scene around him, as described by music journalist Frank Matheis.