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Living Together

Living Together
Edited by Elisabeth Weber
For Jacques Derrida, the notions and experiences of “community,” “living,” “together” never ceased to harbor radical, even infinite interrogations. Gathered around an unpublished essay by Derrida, the contributions to this volume explore the struggles and chances of living together in the post-9/11 era and in regions of intense political conflict.

Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free

Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free
Alexander Jefferson, with Lewis H. Carlson
This book is a rare gift detailing the experience of Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, who was one of 32 Tuskegee Airmen from the 332nd Fighter Group to be shot down defending a country that considered them to be second-class citizens. In this vividly detailed, deeply personal story, Jefferson writes as a genuine American hero about what it meant to be an African-American pilot in enemy hands, fighting to protect the promise...

A Dancer in the Revolution

A Dancer in the Revolution
Howard Eugene Johnson, with Wendy Johnson, Foreword by Mark D. Naison
The life of Howard Johnson, nicknamed “Stretch” because of his height (6'5"), epitomizes the cultural and political odyssey of a generation of African Americans who transformed the United States from a closed society to a multiracial democracy.

Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems

Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems
Josiah Royce, Edited by Scott L. Pratt, and Shannon Sullivan
In 1908, American philosopher Josiah Royce foresaw the future. Race questions and prejudices, he said, "promise to become, in the near future, still more important than they have ever been before.

Civil Rights in New York City

From World War II to the Giuliani Era
Edited by Clarence Taylor

"I've been waiting for such a book for years. Anyone interested in postwar New York or the modern civil rights movement needs to read this book. The history of the black freedom struggle looks much different when we widen our gaze from the Cradle of the Confederacy to the home of Ellis Island."

-Jeanne Theoharis, Brooklyn College of CUNY

 



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