Books tagged: african american studies

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Silent Genocide: American Education and the Massacre of the Black Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
Silent Genocide is an examination of the devastating effect that the American educational system has had on the minds of Black students. Everyday, schools thoroughly train Black students to be obedient servants and defenders of the social, political, and cultural order that oppresses them. This text succinctly explains the problem and offers a solution that frees Black minds from their bondage.
Hip Hop Tried 2 Kill Me
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The pursuit of hip hop stardom is a road many travel in the urban community. Taking their life in poverty, drugs, the attraction of crime, & setting it to music for the world to listen to. Only to discover that the music business is more cut throat than the corners in the hood they are trying so hard to escape. Ride along with Fleetwood as he deals with the ups & downs, ins & outs of the rap game.
Victory Courts: The Story of Coach Hughes and the PVIL I.M. Terrell Panthers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Screenplays » Biographical
The book focuses on the life and career of legendary basketball coach, Robert L. Hughes, and the direct influence he had on generations of young athletes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Victory Courts explores historical and socially relevant issues such as the role of family, community, education, and ways that high school and collegiate sports brought dignity and cultural change across the racia
Talking Back: Voices of Color
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Red Letter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A dynamic anthology featuring voices of youth, political prisoners, feminists, immigrants and history-makers. Introduction by poet Nellie Wong. "A rainbow of radical authors writing on many of the critical issues of today -- education, racism, healthcare, LGBT, immigration, the penal system, feminism... This book is a treasure."--James Wright, Black scholar, unionist, former civil rights organizer
Reviving Society
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Why are there so many misfortunes happening in the African-American community. They have one of the highest crime rates in this country. The death totals mount up every year. So now beginning to research the problems of black society and writing these issues down in this book to explain what has transpired.