Belva Davis covered many of the most explosive stories of the last half-century, including the Black Panthers, the Jonestown massacre, the Moscone/Milk murders, the onset of the AIDS epidemic, and Osama bin Laden's activities in Africa.
With Teaching Black History to White People, which is “part memoir, part Black History, part pedagogy, and part how-to guide,” Moore delivers an accessible and engaging primer on the Black experience in America.
The companion volume to the 50th-anniversary edition of Black Like Me, this book features John Howard Griffin's later writings on racism and spirituality. Conveying a progressive evolution in thinking, it further explores Griffin's ethical stand in the human rights struggle and nonviolent pursuit of equality?
What meaning does the American public attach to images of key black political, social, and cultural figures? Considering photography's role as a means of documenting historical progress, what is the representational currency of these images?
'Challenging Misrepresentations of Black Womanhood' investigates the stereotyping of Black womanhood and the larger sociological impact on Black women's self-perceptions.
When high jumper Alice Coachman won the high jump title at the 1941 national championships with "a spectacular leap," African American women had been participating in competitive sport for close to twenty-five years.
Barack Obama, in his acclaimed campaign speech discussing the troubling complexities of race in America today, "ed William Faulkner's famous remark "The past isn't dead and buried. In fact, it isn't even past."
Long before Civil Rights, the Tuskegee Airmen fought for equality. First they integrated the Armed Forces, then a whole nation and did it with competency, skill, valor, and courage in combating the enemy abroad and racism at home. Because they stood tall, African Americans and fellow Americans are the better for it.