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Space Is the Place: The Lives and Times of Sun Ra Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781478008415
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Published: Duke University Press - April 10th, 2020

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.


Road Through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial (Documentary Arts and Culture) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781469654232
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 17th, 2020

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.


The Red Road and Other Narratives of the Dakota Sioux (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians) Cover Image
$75.00
ISBN: 9781496214621
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - February 1st, 2020

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


The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781978807112
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Published: Rutgers University Press - February 14th, 2020

Broadway musicals are one of America’s most beloved art forms and play to millions of people each year.


A Dirty South Manifesto: Sexual Resistance and Imagination in the New South (American Studies Now: Critical Histories of the Present #10) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780520299504
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Published: University of California Press - December 10th, 2019

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.


Warrior Rising: How Four Men Helped a Boy on his Journey to Manhood Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780143129820
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Published: 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.


Ho'oponopono: The Ancient Hawaiian Practice of Gratitude and Forgiveness Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781859064504
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Published: 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.


Transformative Ethnic Studies in Schools: Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Research (Multicultural Education) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780807763452
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Published: 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.


The Medicine Wheel: Environmental Decision-Making Process of Indigenous Peoples Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781611863581
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Published: 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.


The Third Option: Hope for a Racially Divided Nation Cover Image
By Miles McPherson, Drew Brees (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501172205
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Published: 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.


Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption (American Indian Lives ) Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781496219572
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Published: 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.


Sweet Bitter Blues: Washington, DC's Homemade Blues (American Made Music) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496826923
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Published: 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.


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