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This is the first book ever written about Paul Robeson, a 1930 unauthorized biography that “deeply angered” him. Its author, Eslanda Cardozo Goode, met Robeson in the summer of 1920 at Columbia University, in New York.
In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie offers a hilarious autobiographical depiction of reservation life, one that is hardscrabble, joyful, heart-wrenching and hopeful, all at once.
A rare gem of a publication, The Pine Ridge (1909) will transport readers to an era after the Civil War when white missionaries ventured into the South Dakotan Indian reservation to preach the gospel to its disenfranchised.
A thorough history of African American dance forms, Fauley’s age-defying publication explores folk, ballet, jazz, Hollywood, tap, disco, Broadway, and breakdancing and includes portraits of notable black dancers and choreographers.
Rainbow is Kesha’s newest album, her second to reach the top of the Billboard 200 since Animal. This album marks a comeback after her 4-year break from studio recording due to a legal dispute with her producer.
Dad Duty is a series of candid photographs aimed at dismantling the myth of the absentee black father – a narrative being pushed mostly by the media. In Harlem, this is not what Ocean Morisset witnessed.
Pondering the origins of the world and their own ancestry, ancient African societies found answers to these and other perplexing concepts in their oral traditions, poetry, and art.
The late Christopher Hitchens once argued that funny women do exist but they must be “hefty or dykey or Jewish, or some combo of the three.” Writer and veteran editor Irene Schneider is neither dykey nor Jewish, and definitely not hefty.
Raphaël Confiant tells the story of an exceptional woman gangster, Stephanie St. Clair who, in the 1920s and 40s, became the queen of the underground lottery.