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Book cover for Showdown
09 October 2015

Thurgood Marshall is one of the most overlooked and underappreciated freedom fighters of the twentieth century. For more than two decades he...

15 September 2010
Like the Founding Fathers, Abraham Lincoln presents scholars, especially African American scholars, with quite a conundrum. On the one hand, here is the man...
04 March 2010
Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption
By Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton with Erin Toreno
St. Martin’s Press 2009...
16 February 2010
More Than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City
by William Julius Wilson

It has been decades since it was fashionable to talk...