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Words of Witness
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Words of Witness
Black Women’s Autobiography in the Post-Brown Era
Angela Ards
Fall 2015

Living Black
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Living Black
Social Life in an African American Neighborhood
Mark S. Fleisher
Fall 2015

A Mysterious Life and Calling
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A Mysterious Life and Calling
From Slavery to Ministry in South Carolina
Reverend Mrs. Charlotte S. Riley, Edited with an introduction by Crystal J. Lucky, Foreword by Joycelyn K. Moody
Fall 2015

Meet Me Halfway
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Meet Me Halfway
Milwaukee Stories
Jennifer Morales
Spring 2015

Early African Entertainments Abroad
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Early African Entertainments Abroad
Bernth Lindfors
Fall 2014

A Black Gambler’s World of Liquor, Vice, and Presidential Politics
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A Black Gambler’s World of Liquor, Vice, and Presidential Politics
William Thomas Scott of Illinois, 1839–1917
Bruce L. Mouser
Fall 2014

All about Skin
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All about Skin
Short Fiction by Women of Color
Edited by Jina Ortiz and Rochelle Spencer
Fall 2014

Sister
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Sister
An African American Life in Search of Justice
Sylvia Bell White and Jody LePage
Spring 2013

A Muslim American Slave
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A Muslim American Slave
The Life of Omar Ibn Said
Omar Ibn Said, Translated from the Arabic, edited, and with an introduction by Ala Alryyes
Spring 2011

Last Seen
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Last Seen
Jacqueline Jones LaMon
Spring 2011

For Labor, Race, and Liberty
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For Labor, Race, and Liberty
George Edwin Taylor, His Historic Run for the White House, and the Making of Independent Black Politics
Bruce L. Mouser
Fall 2010

Rising Anthills
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Rising Anthills
African and African American Writing on Female Genital Excision, 1960–2000
Elisabeth Bekers
Spring 2010

Urban Bush Women
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Urban Bush Women
Twenty Years of African American Dance Theater, Community Engagement, and Working It Out
Nadine George-Graves
Spring 2010

Conjoined Twins in Black and White
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Conjoined Twins in Black and White
The Lives of Millie-Christine McKoy and Daisy and Violet Hilton
Edited by Linda Frost
Spring 2009

Òrìsà Devotion as World Religion
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Òrìṣà Devotion as World Religion
The Globalization of Yorùbá Religious Culture
Edited by Jacob K. Olupona and Terry Rey
Fall 2007

Ulysses in Black
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Ulysses in Black
Ralph Ellison, Classicism, and African American Literature
Patrice D. Rankine
Fall 2006

Kaiso!
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Kaiso!
Writings by and about Katherine Dunham
Edited by VèVè A. Clark and Sara E. Johnson
Fall 2005

Harriet Tubman
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Harriet Tubman
The Life and the Life Stories
Jean M. Humez
Spring 2005

The Blind African Slave
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The Blind African Slave
Or Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nicknamed Jeffrey Brace
Jeffrey Brace, as told to Benjamin F. Prentiss, Esq.
Fall 2004

Gender Nonconformity, Race, and Sexuality
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Gender Nonconformity, Race, and Sexuality
Charting the Connections
Edited by Toni Lester
Fall 2002

Caribbean Autobiography
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Caribbean Autobiography
Cultural Identity and Self-Representation
Sandra Pouchet Paquet
Spring 2002

Dancing Many Drums
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Dancing Many Drums
Excavations in African American Dance
Edited by Thomas F. DeFrantz
Fall 2001

When Whites Riot
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When Whites Riot
Writing Race and Violence in American and South African Culture
Sheila Smith McKoy
Fall 2001

Beatrice of Bayou Têche
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Beatrice of Bayou Têche
Alice Ilgenfritz Jones, Introduction by Thomas H. Fick and Eva Gold
2001

The Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb
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The Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb
An American Slave
Henry Bibb, With a new introduction by Charles J. Heglar
Fall 2000

Of, By, and For the People
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Of, By, and For the People
Dancing on the Left in the 1930s
Edited by Lynn Garafola, With a preface by Barbara Melosh
Fall 2000

The Mystery of Mysteries
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The Mystery of Mysteries
Cultural Differences and Designs
Samuel Coale
2000

Outsiders in 19th-Century Press History
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Outsiders in 19th-Century Press History
Multicultural Perspectives
Edited by Frankie Hutton and Barbara Straus Reed
1995

Witnessing Slavery
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Witnessing Slavery
The Development of Ante-Bellum Slave Narratives, Second Edition
Frances Smith Foster
Spring 1994

After Freedom
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After Freedom
A Cultural Study in the Deep South
Hortense Powdermaker, With a new Introduction by Brackette P. Williams and Drexel Woodson
Spring 1993

Livin' the Blues
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Livin’ the Blues
Memoirs of a Black Journalist and Poet
Frank Marshall Davis, Edited with an introduction by John Edgar Tidwell
Fall 1992

Race in America
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Race in America
The Struggle for Equality
Edited by Herbert Hill and James E. Jones Jr.
Spring 1992

American Autobiography
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American Autobiography
Retrospect and Prospect
Edited by Paul John Eakin
Spring 1991

Race, Class, and Education
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Race, Class, and Education
The Politics of Second-Generation Discrimination
Kenneth J. Meier, Joseph Stewart Jr.,and Robert E. England
Fall 1989

Mixed Blood
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Mixed Blood
Intermarriage and Ethnic Identity in Twentieth-Century America
Paul R. Spickard
Fall 1989

Speculators and Slaves
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Speculators and Slaves
Masters, Traders, and Slaves in the Old South
Michael Tadman
Fall 1989

Caste and Class in a Southern Town
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Caste and Class in a Southern Town
John Dollard, With a Foreword by Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Spring 1989

The American Evasion of Philosophy
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The American Evasion of Philosophy
A Genealogy of Pragmatism
Cornel West
Spring 1989

Two Guns From Harlem
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Two Guns From Harlem
The Detective Fiction of Chester Himes
Robert E. Skinner
1989

Afro-American Poetics
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Afro-American Poetics
Revisions of Harlem and the Black Aesthetic
Houston A. Baker Jr.
Fall 1988

Neither Black Nor White
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Neither Black Nor White
Slavery and Race Relations in Brazil and the United States
Carl Degler
Fall 1986

Specifying
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Specifying
Black Women Writing the American Experience
Susan Willis
Fall 1986

Black Labor and the American Legal System
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Black Labor and the American Legal System
Race, Work, and the Law
Herbert Hill
Spring 1986

Slavery and Race in American Popular Culture
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Slavery and Race in American Popular Culture
William L. Van Deburg
Spring 1984

The Green Pastures
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The Green Pastures
Edited, with an Introduction by Thomas Cripps
Fall 1979

The Atlantic Slave Trade
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The Atlantic Slave Trade
A Census
Philip D. Curtin
Fall 1969

Black Moses
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Black Moses
The Story of Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association
E. David Cronon, With a Foreword by John Hope Franklin
1955