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  • Tags: Civil rights race and gender

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Leon Dash stands in front of a McDonald's restaurant in Northeast D.C., where the author met with Rosa Lee Cunningham after her methadone treatments from a nearby clinic.

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Leon Dash stands in the median of a Washington, D.C. street with the U.S. Capitol in the background.

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A history of violence in America as experienced by one family, from slavery in Edgefield, S.C., to prison in the urban North.

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Steven L. Carter's work on racial preference as told from his own personal experience.

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The author tells the intertwining stories of her mother and three classmates who, having already left China for Taiwan in the wake of the invasion of the Red Army, immigrated to the U.S. in the 1950s and 1960s, a time in which the Chinese were very…

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America's Women tells the story of more than four centuries of history. It features a stunning array of personalities, from the women peering worriedly over the side of the Mayflower to feminists having a grand old time protesting beauty pageants and…

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For four years, reporter Leon Dash followed the lives of Rosa Lee Cunningham, her eight children, and five of her grandchildren, in an effort to capture the stark reality of life in the growing black underclass. As a black journalist troubled by the…

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Midge Decter's commentary about communists and feminists written in the form of a memoir.

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For the first time ever, the complete poetry collection spanning three decades from Nikki Giovanni, renowned poet and one of America's national treasures. When her poems first emerged during the Black Arts Movement, in the 1960s, Nikki Giovanni…

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Set amid the growing tyranny of German's Third Reich, here is the riveting and emotional tale of Gunther Goldschmidt and Rosemarie Gumpert, two courageous Jewish musicians who strugged to perform under unimaginable circumstances - and found…
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