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McIlwain, Charlton D.

Summary: "Black Software, for the first time, chronicles the long relationship between African Americans, computing technology, and the Internet. Through new archival sources and the voices of many of those who lived and made this history, this book centralizes African Americans' role in the Internet's creation and evolution, illuminating both the limits and possibilities for using digital technology to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 MCI

Jones, Martha S.

Summary: This volume explores the roles black women played in their communities' social movements and the consequences of elevating women into positions of visibility and leadership. Martha Jones reveals how, throughout the 19th century, the "woman question" was at the core of movements against slavery and for civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Jon

Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine)

Summary: "This ... young adult adaptation brings her ideas to a new audience. When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response is a consistent racist backlash that rolls back those wins. We Are Not Yet Equal examines five of these moments: The end of the Civil War and Reconstruction was greeted with Jim Crow laws; the promise of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA 323 AND

Keith, LeeAnna

Summary: "A history of antiracist and abolitionist activism in the Civil War-era Republican Party"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 KEI

Dyson, Michael Eric.

Summary: Dyson offers a provocative exploration into the meaning of America's first black presidency, and an analysis of how race and blackness shape our understanding of Barack Obama's achievements and failures, and America's racial future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.8 DYS

Dyson, Michael Eric

Summary: Michael Eric Dyson delivers a provocative exploration of the politics of race and the Obama presidency. Barack Obama's presidency unfolded against the national traumas of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, and Walter Scott. The nation's first African American president was careful to give few major race speeches, yet he faced criticism from all sides, including from African Americans....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DYS

Summary: "We are facing unprecedented attacks on our democracy, our dignity, and our hard-won civil rights. If you're Black in the US, this is not new. As Colorlines editors Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin show, Black Americans subvert and resist life-threatening forces as a matter of course. In these pages, Solomon and Rankin bring together leading Black voices who offer wisdom on how they fight White...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 HOW

Walker, David

Summary: "A bold and fascinating graphic novel history of the Black Panther Party"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 WAL

Wickham, DeWayne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.929 WIC

Watts, Jill

Summary: "In 1932 in the midst of the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt won the presidency with the help of key African American defectors from the Republican Party. At the time, most African Americans lived in poverty in the South, denied citizenship rights and terrorized by white violence. But Roosevelt's victory created the opportunity for a group of African American intellectuals and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: 323.119 Watts 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 WAT

Pinckney, Darryl

Summary: "Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney's meditation on a century and a half of Black participation in US electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political and social analysis, he investigates the struggle for Black voting rights from Reconstruction through the civil rights movement, leading up to the election of Barack Obama as president. Interspersed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 PIN

Contents: The presidential election of 2008 -- Our Michelle -- Reverend Wright revisited -- The United States, past and present -- Personalities -- Profiles -- Race talk -- Sports -- Rita Dove -- African American literature -- Racial identity, enslavement, and the law -- In memoriam: John Hope Franklin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World, Ballantine Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 BES

Ifill, Gwen.

Summary: Veteran journalist Ifill sheds new light on the impact of Barack Obama's presidential victory and introduces the emerging African American politicians forging a new path to political power. Ifill argues that the Black political structure formed during the Civil Rights movement is giving way to a generation who are the direct beneficiaries of the struggles of the 1960s. She offers detailed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 973.932092 Ifi

Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine)

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "As Ferguson, Missouri, erupted in August 2014, and media commentators across the ideological spectrum referred to the angry response of African Americans as 'black rage,' historian Carol Anderson wrote a remarkable op-ed in the Washington Post showing that this was, instead, 'white rage at work. With so much attention on the flames,' she writes, 'everyone had ignored the kindling.' Since 1865...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2016

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Williams, Juan.

Contents: The leadership gap -- Blood of the martyrs and other bad excuses -- The reparations mirage -- The radical goal of education -- Crime and punishment -- Beatdown -- Forgotten history -- Like a hurricane -- The Cosby show -- What next?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 WIL

Riley, Jason (Jason L.)

Summary: "Black civil rights leaders have long supported ethnic identity politics and prioritized the integration of political institutions, and seldom has that strategy been questioned. In False Black Power?, Jason L. Riley takes an honest, factual look at why increased black political power has not paid off in the ways that civil rights leadership has promised. Recent decades have witnessed a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Templeton Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 RIL

Gordon, Ed

Summary: Hard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, Conversations in Black offers sage wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, and, with help from his mighty team of black intelligentsia, veteran journalist Ed Gordon creates hope and a timeless new narrative on what the future of black leadership should look like and how we can get there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 GOR

Bailey, Issac J.

Summary: "An award-winning journalist deals forthrightly with what it means to be black in Trump Country. In A Black Man in Trumpland, South Carolina-based journalist Issac J. Bailey reflects on a wide range of topics that have been increasingly dividing Americans, from police brutality and Confederate symbols to poverty and respectability politics. Bailey has been honing his views on these issues for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 BAI

Summary: The comical adventures of an African American family living in suburbia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOO

Summary: "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is the first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails. Master documentarian Stanley Nelson goes straight to the source, weaving a treasure trove of rare archival...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BLA

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 DUB

Joseph, Peniel E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 JOS

Masur, Kate

Summary: "A groundbreaking history of the antebellum movement for equal rights that reshaped the institutions of freedom after the Civil War. The half century before the Civil War was beset with conflict over freedom as well as slavery: what were the arrangementsof free society, especially for African Americans? Beginning in 1803, many free states enacted black codes that discouraged the settlement and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Owens, Candace

Summary: "Political activist and social media star Candace Owens explains all the reasons how the Democratic Party policies hurt, rather than help, the African American community, and why she and many others are turning right"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2020

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2 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 324.2734 OWE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.2734 OWE

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