DIRTY LAUNDRY. Ishmael Reed.
Provocative new essays on femininism the
media, and much more.
FATHERHOOD II: BLACK WOMEN TALK ABOUT THEIR MEN.
Earl Ofari Hutchinson.
In volume two of the series, five black
women discuss their feelings about fathers,
husbands, and boyfriends.
WHITE, OTHER: BIRACIAL AMERICANS TALK ABOUT RACE
AND IDENTITY. Lise Funderburg.
Sixty-five experiences which answer the
often-asked question: "But what about the
DIVA: TALKES OF RACE, SEX, AND HAIR. Lisa
Slave names, the butt-revolution, and the
politics of hair care are just a few of the
subjects Lisa Jones addresses.
THE BOUNDARY: BLACK WOMEN SURVIVE INCEST. Melba
Both personal and analytical, this book
breaks ground in relating incest to the black
A TRUE LIFE. Rughie Bolton.
A real-life "Color Purple."
GHETTO SOLUTION. Roland Gilbert and Cheo
One organization's efforts at providing
role models for African-American youth.
A SEASON IN THE PROJECTS. Daniel Coyle.
Is Little League the solution for places
WITH RACISM: THE BLACK MIDDLE-CLASS EXPERIENCE. Joe
R. Feagin and Melvin P. Sikes.
Interviews with 209 middle-class
African-Americans attest to the fact that racism
thrives in America.
HIDING PLACE: EMPOWERMENT AND RECOVERY FOR OUR
TROUBLED COMMUNITIES. Cecil Williams and Rebecca
A San Francisco inner-city minister's
fight to free his community from the ravages of
drug addiction and other problems.
OF THE MADNESS: FROM THE PROJECTS TO A LIFE OF
HOPE. Jerrold Ladd.
Twenty-three-year-old Ladd writes from
101. Nikki Giovanni.
A mind-tingling assortment of topics that
all relate in one way or another to being a Black
RAGE OF A PRIVILEGED CLASS. Ellis Cose.
The humiliations, subtle and not so
subtle, which evoke the question: "Why in God's
name won't they accept me as a human being?"
RUNS IN OUR RACE: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE
NETWORKING IN THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY.
George C. Fraser.
Some valuable tips.
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