all ebooks in category: African American History

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership
English | September 3, 2019 | ISBN: 1469653664, ASIN: B07NMVQQJY | AZW3/PDF | 368 pages | 1.2/4.2 MB

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD By the late 1960s and early 1970s, reeling from a wave of urban uprisings, politicians finally worked to …

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Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II
English | April 30th, 2018 | ISBN: 0252083334, 0252041712 | 256 pages | EPUB | 5.20 MB

Before Rosa Parks and the March on Washington, four African American women risked their careers and freedom to defy the United States Army over segregation. …

«American Epic: The First Time America Heard Itself» by Bernard MacMahon,Allison McGourty
English | ISBN: 9781501135620 | EPUB | 44.5 MB

The companion book to the groundbreaking PBS and BBC documentary series celebrating the pioneers and artists of American roots music—blues, gospel, folk, Cajun, Appalachian, Hawaiian, …

Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal (Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism)
English | May 7th, 2019 | ISBN: 0231183917, 0231183909 | 288 pages | EPUB | 31.54 MB

Between 1888 and 1930, African Americans opened more than a hundred banks and thousands of other financial institutions. In Banking on Freedom, Shennette Garrett-Scott explores …

«Revenge of the Pequots» by Kim Isaac Eisler
English | ISBN: 9780743214889 | EPUB | 0.3 MB

In the mid-1970s, the Mashantucket Pequot tribe had only one member – an elderly woman who pleaded with her grandson to come live on the …

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (Justice, Power, and Politics)
English | September 3rd, 2019 | ISBN: 1469653664 | 368 pages | EPUB | 2.87 MB

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD By the late 1960s and early 1970s, reeling from a wave of urban uprisings, politicians finally worked to …

Black Public History in Chicago: Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War
2018 | ISBN: 0252041666, 025208330X | English | 238 pages | PDF | 2 MB

In civil-rights-era Chicago, a dedicated group of black activists, educators, and organizations employed black public history as more than cultural activism. Their work and vision …

Booker T. Washington in American Memory
English | ISBN: 0252040775 | 2017 | 272 pages | PDF | 7 MB

Since the 1960s, many historians have condemned Booker T. Washington as a problematic, even negative, influence on African American progress. This attitude dramatically contrasts with …

Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s
English | ISBN: 0252084225 | 2019 | 264 pages | PDF | 12 MB

As both an activist and the dynamic editor of Negro Digest, Hoyt W. Fuller stood at the nexus of the Black Arts Movement and the …

Freedom Libraries: The Untold Story of Libraries for African Americans in the South
English | October 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 1538115530 | 208 pages | EPUB | 3.04 MB

Freedom Libraries: The Untold Story of Libraries for African-Americans in the South. As the Civil Rights Movement exploded across the United States, the media of …