Race and Resistance: African Americans in the Twenty-First Century

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"In Race and Resistance: African-Americans in the Twenty-First Century," leading African-American scholars and activists discuss the state of Black America today and the prospects for achieving full civil rights and equality.

This broad, inclusive anthology makes a vital contribution to our understanding of racism and how it can be overcome. Contributors include Abdul Akalimat on "e-black studies;" Dan Aldridge on spirituality and activism; Amiri Baraka on wisdom and cultural expression; Cathy Cohen on the continuing impact of AIDS in the African-American community; Ron Daniels on race and globalization; Angela Davis on the anti-enforcement violence movement; Joy James on black feminism; Johnita Scott on the history of the reparations movement in the U.S.; Charles Simmons on environmental justice; and Alice Tait on the media.

Herb Boyd is national editor of "The Black World Today, "a popular internet news publication. He is also the author "of Autobiography of a People; Brotherman: The Odyseey of Black Men in America; Black Panthers for Beginners;" and "African History for Beginners." He teaches at the College of New Rochelle.


  • SKU: 9780896086524
  • SKU10: 0896086526
  • Title: Race and Resistance: African Americans in the Twenty-First Century
  • Publisher: South End Press
  • Pages: 206
  • Weight lbs: 0.61
  • Dimensions: 6.40" L x 8.42" W x 0.49" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Price on Product, Index
  • Themes: Theometrics | Secular; Ethnic Orientation | African American;
  • Subject: Cultural Heritage