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Beyond Respectability charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of the 1800s through the Black Power era of the 1970s. Eschewing the Great Race Man paradigm so prominent in contemporary discourse, Brittney C. Cooper looks at the far-reaching intellectual achievements of female thinkers and activists
Behind the smiling faces of cashiers, wait staff, and workers of all sorts, a war is going on, usually without the knowledge of official political and labor organizations. Guerrillas of Desire maps these undercurrents, documenting the history of everyday resistance
Join Dr. Willow Lung-Amam as she discusses her new book on the vital role of immigrants in the changing urban landscape and their fight for inclusion within the suburban American Dream.
There have been many heroes and victims in the battle to abolish the death penalty, and Marie Deans fits into both of those categories. A South Carolina native who yearned to be a fiction writer, Marie was thrust by a combination of circumstances―including the murder of her beloved mother-in-law―into a world much stranger than fiction.
Join us on September 10th as we welcome Bao Phi, author of Thousand Start Hotel. His second book of poems confronts the silence around racism, police brutality, and the invisibility of the Asian American urban poor.
Writers Patricia Park and Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes will read from their acclaimed debut novels. Q&A to follow!
Join us in welcoming Ward Churchill on September 19th. Wielding Words like Weapons is a collection of acclaimed American Indian Movement activist-intellectual Ward Churchill’s essays in indigenism, selected from material written during the decade 1995–2005.
Join author of (H)afrocentric, Juliana "Jewels" Smith, for an intimate conversation on the new comic book, (H)afrocentric Volumes 1-4. Somewhere in between a Different World and The Boondocks, (H)afrocentric stars a posse of disgruntled undergrads of color as they navigate their way through Ronald Reagan University