Out Of America

In this provocative and unvarnished account of his three years on the continent of his ancestors, Richburg takes us on an extraordinary journey that sweeps from Somalia to Rwanda to Zaire and finally to South Africa, and shows how he was forced to confront the divide within himself between his African racial heritage and his American cultural identity.

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  • Author : Keith B. Richburg
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • ISBN : 0465021018
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 6 reviews
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Out Of America

Out Of America
  • Author : Keith B. Richburg,B Richburg
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release : 22 September 2009
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In this provocative and unvarnished account of his three years on the continent of his ancestors, Richburg takes us on an extraordinary journey that sweeps from Somalia to Rwanda to Zaire and finally to South Africa, and shows how he was forced to confront the divide within himself between his African racial heritage and his American cultural identity.

The Warmth of Other Suns

The Warmth of Other Suns
  • Author : Isabel Wilkerson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 17 April 2021
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Presents an epic history that covers the period from the end of World War I through the 1970s, chronicling the decades-long migration of African Americans from the South to the North and West through the stories of three individuals and their families.

Opting Out

Opting Out
  • Author : Maya A. Beasley
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 24 July 2012
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Why has the large income gap between blacks and whites persisted for decades after the passage of civil rights legislation? More specifically, why do African Americans remain substantially underrepresented in the highest-paying professions, such as science, engineering, information technology, and finance? A sophisticated study of racial disparity, Opting Out examines why some talented black undergraduates pursue lower-paying, lower-status careers despite being amply qualified for more prosperous ones. To explore these issues, Maya A. Beasley conducted in-depth interviews with black and

Stamped from the Beginning

Stamped from the Beginning
  • Author : Ibram X. Kendi
  • Publisher : Bold Type Books
  • Release : 12 April 2016
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The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society. Some Americans insist that we're living in a post-racial society. But racist thought is not just alive and well in America -- it is more sophisticated and more insidious than ever. And as award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi argues, racist ideas have a long and lingering history, one in which nearly every great American thinker is complicit. In this deeply researched

Diseasing of America

Diseasing of America
  • Author : Stanton Peele
  • Publisher : Jossey-Bass
  • Release : 22 January 1999
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A Controversial Argument Against the Disease Theory of Addiction Diseasing of America is a powerful and controversial rebuttal to the "addiction as disease model" that many vested interests-including doctors, counselors, psychologists, treatment centers, and twelve-step programs that specialize in addiction treatment-don't want you to read."I found the arguments in Diseasing of America persuasive and carefully documented. While I find current addiction-treatment models helpful, I think it is critical to look at Stanton Peele's work to question our fundamental assumptions

Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul
  • Author : Kadir Nelson
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 14 July 2020
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The story of America and African Americans is a story of hope and inspiration and unwavering courage. In Heart and Soul, Kadir Nelson's stirring paintings and words grace 100-plus pages of a gorgeous picture book—a beautiful gift for readers of all ages, a treasure to share across generations at home or in the classroom. Heart and Soul is about the men, women, and children who toiled in the hot sun picking cotton for their masters; it's about the America

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson
  • Author : Christopher Hitchens
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 13 October 2009
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In this unique biography of Thomas Jefferson, leading journalist and social critic Christopher Hitchens offers a startlingly new and provocative interpretation of our Founding Father. Situating Jefferson within the context of America's evolution and tracing his legacy over the past two hundred years, Hitchens brings the character of Jefferson to life as a man of his time and also as a symbolic figure beyond it. Conflicted by power, Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence and acted as Minister to France

American Nations

American Nations
  • Author : Colin Woodard
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 29 September 2011
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An illuminating history of North America's eleven rival cultural regions that explodes the red state-blue state myth. North America was settled by people with distinct religious, political, and ethnographic characteristics, creating regional cultures that have been at odds with one another ever since. Subsequent immigrants didn't confront or assimilate into an “American” or “Canadian” culture, but rather into one of the eleven distinct regional ones that spread over the continent each staking out mutually exclusive territory. In American Nations, Colin