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  • Tags: Civil rights race and gender

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Feminist activist Betty Friedan in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Behind her is a 26,000-pound sculpture of Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, all three leaders in the woman's movement. Following an act of Congress, the…

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Armstrong Williams work on using personal development and responsibility to help solve crime and other urban problems.

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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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The views of leading African American jurists from around the country on the way our judicial system works. Included is an interview with Abigail R. Rogers, South Carolina's first female African American judge.

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Profiles the life of Carry Nation from her upbringing in Kentucky and devastating first marriage to her ascendancy as a full-time smasher, preacher, lecturer, off-Broadway performer, and, from time to time, jailbird.

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David Levering Lewis in his New York City apartment. On the desk is a miniature of Winged Victory - a favorite sculpture of W.E.B. Du Bois.

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Mamie Carthan was an ordinary African-American woman growing up in 1930s Chicago, living under the strong steady influence of her mother's care. She fell in love with and married Louis Till, and while the marriage didn't last, they did have a…

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The message of Bell's book is that "racism is an integral, permanent, and indestructible component of this society." He contends that blacks "are doomed to fail as long as the majority of whites do not see their own well-being threatened by the…

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A biography by Roy Reed about former Governor of Alabama, Orval Faubus.

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In this work of popular history and scholarship, acclaimed historian and biographer Roy Morris, Jr., tells the extraordinary story of how, in America's centennial year, the presidency was stolen, the Civil War was almost reignited, and black…
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