The Book Of Negroes

Author by : Lawrence Hill
Languange : en
Publisher by : Random House
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Description : Based on a true story, The Book of Negroes tells the story of Aminata, a young girl abducted from her village in Mali aged 11 in 1755, and who, after a deathly journey on a slave ship where she witnesses the brutal repression of a slave revolt, is


The Mis Education Of The Negro

Author by : Carter G. Woodson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Book Tree
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Description : Woodson's classic work of criticism explores how the education received by blacks has failed to give them an appreciation of themselves as a race and their contributions to history. Woodson puts forward a program that calls for the educated to learn about their past and serve the black community. (Education/Teaching)


Any Known Blood

Author by : Lawrence Hill
Languange : en
Publisher by : HarperCollins Canada
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Total Read : 92
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Description : Contains extra content -- insights, interviews and more! Langston Cane V is thirty-eight, divorced and childless, and has just been fired for sabotaging a government official’s speech. The eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father, Langston feels more acutely than ever the burden of his illustrious family name. After a run-in with his father in Oakville, Langston takes off for Baltimore, where he embarks on a remarkable quest to uncover his family’s past—and his own sense of self. At once elegant and sensuous, wry and witty, Any Known Blood slips effortlessly from the slave trade of 19th-century Virginia to the modern, predominantly white suburbs of Oakville, Ontario—once a final stop on the Underground Railroad. Rich in historical detail, Any Known Blood is an engrossing tale about one man’s attempt to find himself through unearthing and giving voice to those who came before him.


Drums And Shadows

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Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Georgia Press
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Description : Set against the background of the antebellum slave trade, Drums and Shadows traces the persistence of African heritage in the culture of blacks living on the Georgia coast in the 1930s. In the later years of the depression, members of the Georgia Writers' Project visited and interviewed blacks, many of whose grandparents, smuggled into slavery as late as 1858, had passed on the customs and beliefs of their African past. Seeking evidence of African traditions, the project's workers questioned the blacks about conjure--the curses and potions responsible for turns of luck, illnesses, and even death--about dreams that often determine the course of daily life, and about spirits and other apparitions as real as walking, breathing people.


Negroes In Britain

Author by : Kenneth Little
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Total Read : 61
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Description : This volume traces the modern critical and performance history of this play, one of Shakespeare's most-loved and most-performed comedies. The essay focus on such modern concerns as feminism, deconstruction, textual theory, and queer theory.


Scott S Official History Of The American Negro In The World War

Author by : Emmett Jay Scott
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 54
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W E B Dubois S Exhibit Of American Negroes

Author by : Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr.
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rowman & Littlefield
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Total Read : 86
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Description : This book takes readers through W.E.B. DuBois’ groundbreaking exhibit about African Americans at the 1900 World’s Fair in Paris. With more than 200 black-and-white images, Provenzo explores the diverse lives of African Americans, from challenges to accomplishments.


Notes On The History Of Slavery In Massachusetts

Author by : George Henry Moore
Languange : en
Publisher by : New York, D. Appleton & Company
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Remarks Upon The Situation Of Negroes In Jamaica

Author by : William Beckford
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Black Society In Spanish Florida

Author by : Jane Landers
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Illinois Press
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Total Read : 25
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Description : The first extensive study of the African American community under colonial Spanish rule, Black Society in Spanish Florida provides a vital counterweight to the better-known dynamics of the Anglo slave South. Jane Landers draws on a wealth of untapped primary sources, opening a new vista on the black experience in America and enriching our understanding of the powerful links between race relations and cultural custom. Blacks under Spanish rule in Florida lived not in cotton rows or tobacco patches, but in a more complex and international world that linked the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, and a powerful and diverse Indian hinterland. Here the Spanish Crown afforded sanctuary to runaway slaves, making the territory a prime destination for blacks fleeing Anglo plantations, while Castilian law (grounded in Roman law) provided many avenues out of slavery, which it deemed an unnatural condition. European-African unions were common and accepted in Florida, with families of African descent developing important community connections through marriage, concubinage, and godparent choices. Assisted by the corporate nature of Spanish society, Spain's medieval tradition of integration and assimilati