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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

Weber, Shannon

Summary: What is equality? A big question to answer and an even bigger topic to implement. Activists Assemble: We Are All Equal explains what it is to be a citizen, how important it is to treat, and be treated, as equal within the society, and how you can use your voice to champion equality. Discover the history of equality - both the successes and the tragedies, meet past and present faces who overcame...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Children's Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305 WEB

Cross, Tiffany D.

Summary: Black voters were critical to the Democrats' 2018 blue wave. In fact, 90 percent of Black voters supported Democratic House candidates, compared to just 53 percent of all voters. Despite media narratives, this was not a fluke. Throughout U.S. history, Black people have played a crucial role in the shaping of the American experiment. Yet still, this powerful voting bloc is often dismissed as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Metzl, Jonathan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "With the rise of the Tea Party and the election of Donald Trump, many middle- and lower-income white Americans threw their support behind conservative politicians who pledged to make life great again for people like them. But as Dying of Whiteness shows, the right-wing policies that resulted from this white backlash put these voters' very health at risk--and, in the end, threaten everyone's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2019

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Abrams, Stacey

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Summary: "Voter suppression has plagued America since its inception, and so has the issue of identity-who is really American and what that means. When tied together, as they are in our modern politics, citizens are harmed in overt, subtle, and even personal ways.Stacey Abrams experienced the effects firsthand, running one of the most unconventional races in modern politics as the Democratic nominee for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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

McGrath, Melanie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.897 MCG

Andrews, Kehinde

Summary: A damning exploration of the many ways in which the effects and logic of anti-black colonialism continue to inform our modern world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold type books, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, Inc. 2021

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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

Noble, Safiya Umoja

Summary: « In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field for all forms of ideas, identities, and activities. Data discrimination is a real social problem. Noble argues that the combination of private interests in promoting certain sites, along with the monopoly status of a relatively small number of Internet search...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press, [2018] 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 025.042 NOB

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