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A Way Out of No Way: The Spiritual Memoirs of Andrew Young

The stirring spiritual memoirs of Andrew Young–civil rights activist, minister, and statesman–show how God’s hand led him through some of the most significant experiences of 20th-century America. Filled with eyewitness anecdotes, this is a vivid account of the civil rights struggle, told from a faith perspective. (Cover Title)

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Fire on the Prairie: Chicago’s Harold Washington and the Politics of Race

Dust jacket notes: “Chicago–the city whose name is synonymous with urban politics; the city of sharply divided ethnic and racial enclaves; the city whose police force shocked America during the 1968 Democratic convention and then the next year killed Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. As Martin Luther King, Jr., said when he traveled to Chicago in 1965 to turn his attention to the great urban centers of the north, “If we crack Chicago, then we crack the world.” Black empowerment “would take

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Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie Savage’s penetrating investigation of the Obama presidency and the national security state Barack Obama campaigned on a promise of change from George W. Bush’s “global war on terror.” Yet from indefinite detention and drone strikes to surveillance and military tribunals, Obama ended up continuing-and in some cases expanding-many policies he inherited. What happened? In Power Wars, Charlie Savage looks inside the Obama administration’s national

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Marcus Garvey: Black Nationalist (Notable Americans)

Profiles Marcus Garvey, a self-educated black man who worked to end world-wide discrimination against Africans, to help black Africans regain control of their countries, and to promote black pride, unity, and power. Title: Marcus Garvey Author: Caravantes, Peggy Publisher: Morgan Reynolds Pub Publication Date: 2003/07/01 Number of Pages: 128 Binding Type: LIBRARY Library of Congress: 2003013769

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Reparations Movement Grows – Caribbean-Americas-Africa-Europe

At the Four Seasons Westlake Village in California, professionals and celebrities came out for the… http://www.blackenterprise.com/lifestyle/nbc-universal-debuts-its-2016-spring-summer-lineup/

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Huckabee Claims Confederate Flag is not A Presidential Issue – Says He Won’t Be Baited

The only time I saw Kanye West perform, he came onstage very, very late. I was covered in dirt and sweat, as most Bonnaroo Music Festival attendees are, but I was determined to hear my favorite album of the past few years, “Graduation,” performed IRL. Kanye’s show was slated to begin at 2 a.m., so my friend and I straggled near the stage around 1:30, debating whether or not “Stronger” would make for a better opener or encore. This was good enough fodder to last us through about 2:30, and by

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Dr. Nikol Alexander-Floyd – Gender, Race, and Nationalism in Contemporary Black Politics

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