BLACK ATLANTIC: MODERNITY AND DOUBLE CONSCIOUSNESS.
A look at the common threads tying
together peoples of African descent on both sides
of the Atlantic.
UNCLES AND CELLULOID MAMMIES: BLACK IMAGES AND
THEIR INFLUENCES ON CULTURE. Patricia A.
Looks at the one-dimensional and often
hostile ways blacks have been portrayed in the
THE CIVIL RIGHTS ESTABLISHMENT: PROFILES OF A NEW
BLACK VANGUARD. Joseph G. Conti and Brad
Pulls together the thinking of black
conservative writers, including Glenn Loury of
Boston University, Shelby Steele, and Thomas
AUTHORITY: REFLECTIONS OF AN ARDENT PROTESTOR.
Why struggle is necessary.
WITH THE DEVIL: AND OTHER REASONS TO RIOT. Pearl
The racist and sexist facts of life,
fiercely related in a collection of essays and
HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE: RUMOR IN AFRICAN
AMERICAN CULTURE. Patrica A. Turner.
Is Church's Fried Chicken really out to
sterilize black men? Are Kool cigarettes the secret
weapon of the KKK?
FAITH: PHILOSOPHY AND RACE IN AMERICA. Cornel
Concerning culture, canon, and the black
intellectual; the limits of political engagement;
the nature of race.
AND LOATHING: ESSAYS ON RACE, IDENTITY AND THE
AMBIVALENCE OF ASSIMILATION. Gerald Early,
Twenty black intellectuals address W.E.B.
DuBois' dilemma of the double consciousness of
THE REAL SIDE: LAUGHING, LYING AND SIGNIFYING--THE
UNDERGROUND TRADITION OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN HUMOR
THAT TRANSFORMED AMERICA CULTURE FROM SLAVERY TO
RICHARD PRYOR. Mel Watkins.
TYRANNY OF THE MAJORITY: FUNDAMENTAL FAIRNESS IN
REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY. Lani
A collection of the law articles which
torpedoed the author's 1993 nomination as Assistant
Attorney General for Civil Rights.
BLACK PEOPLE SHOULD DO NOW: DISPATCHES FROM NEAR
THE VANGUARD. Ralph Wiley.
The author of "Why Black People Tend to
Shout" offers directives for survival and
empowerment in a racist society.
FOR FREEDOM: AFRICAN AMERICAN VOICES ON RACE,
SLAVERY, AND EMANCIPATION. C. Peter Ripley,
Firsthand accounts of the Civil War and
selected list was compiled by: Moonyean Carlton,
General Library Reader and Information Services;
Catherine Clancy, General Library Teen Services; Marylou Coveney, South End Branch; Sara Markell, Codman Square Branch. Winsome Hudson, Brighton
Branch, Committee Chairperson.