Another Day at the Front: Dispatches from the Race War
by Ishmael Reed
A collection of essays addressing racial attitudes in American society.
E184.A1 R426 2003
Authentically Black: Essays for the Black Silent Majority
by John McWhorter
New directions for racial equality.
Black & White & Red All Over: The Story of a Friendship
by Martha McNeil Hamilton and Warren Brown
Two Washington Post journalists and an interracial kidney transplant:
a success story about integration.
E184.A1 H216 2002
Black Fathers: A Call for Healing
by Kristin Clark Taylor
The importance of reenergizing African American fatherhood.
Erasing Racism: The Survival of the American Nation
by Molefi Kete Asante
Examines the status of racism from two different perspectives, white
and black, and offers solutions to this social problem.
Everything but the Burden: What White People are Taking from
edited by Greg Tate
Music, fashion, sports, literature, and politics.
Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women’s Equality in African
by Johnnetta Betsch Cole and Beverly Guy-Sheftall
A critique of gender relations between black men and women.
The Great Wells of Democracy: The Meaning of Race in American
by Manning Marable
A discussion of racial politics proposing an inclusive democracy.
Having It All?: Black Women and Success
by Veronica Chambers
A portrait of women with their own ideas of success.
HD6057.5.U5 C47 2003
Heroes without a Country: America’s Betrayal of Joe
Louis and Jesse Owens
by Donald McRae
The ascents of two American sports legends came at considerable
cost to both.
Inner Lives: Voices of African American Women in Prison
by Paula C. Johnson
Compelling narratives, along with recommendations for reform in
the criminal justice system.
In Praise of Our Teachers: A Multicultural Tribute to Those
Who Inspired Us
edited by Gloria Wade Gayles
Contributors include James Earl Jones, Langston Hughes and Maya
Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption
by Randall Kennedy
An examination of the historical, sociological, legal, and moral
implications of interracial relationships.
Morning by Morning: How We Home-Schooled our African-American
Sons to the Ivy League
by Paula Penn-Nabrit
The New H.N.I.C.: The Death of Civil Rights and the Reign
of Hip Hop
by Todd Boyd
Hip hop, as a social and cultural movement, has displaced the ideas
of the Civil Rights era.
Race and Resistance: African Americans in the 21st Century
edited by Herb Boyd
Reflections on the state of Black America today, with strategies
for achieving equality. Contributors include Manning Marable, Angela
Davis and Ron Daniels.
Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem
by bell hooks
The impact of low self-esteem on the African American community.
Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America
by Charisse Jones and Kumea Shorter-Gooden
An analysis of the experiences of African American women today and
the pressure to compromise.
Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations
edited by Raymond A. Winbush
Contributors of pro and con essays include John Conyers Jr., Christopher
Hitchens, and John McWhorter.
E185.89.R45 S56 2003
Shut Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston
by Howard Bryant
Could racism be the reason the Red Sox have gone so long without
winning the World Series?
GV875.B62 B79 2002
Souls of My Brothers: Black Men Break their Silence, Tell
and Heal our Spirits
edited by Dawn Marie Daniels and Candace Sandy
A collection of first-person narratives on the role of black men.
Contributors include Mel Jackson, former San Francisco Mayor Willie
Brown and Busta Rhymes.
Streets of Glory: Church and Community in a Black Urban Neighborhood
by Omar M. McRoberts
How churches work in urban areas – a study of the Four Corners
area of Dorchester.
BR563.N4 M38 2003
What Next: A Memoir toward World Peace
by Walter Mosley
The struggle for global equality is a natural role for African Americans.
Why I Love Black Women
by Michael Eric Dyson
A celebration of “perseverance, pride, sensuality, and sophistication