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The Color Of Man

Author : Robert Carl Cohen
ISBN : UVA:X000741473
Genre : Human skin color
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Discusses the biological reasons for various skin colors in man and the social and cultural impact of this phenomenon.
Category: Human skin color

The Color Of Man

Author : Robert Carl Cohen
ISBN : UOM:39015019971228
Genre : Social Science
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Discusses the biological reasons for various skin colors in man and the social and cultural impact of this phenomenon.
Category: Social Science

The Color Of Man

Author : Robert Carl Cohen
ISBN : 0553020684
Genre : Color of man
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Discusses the biological reasons for various skin colors in man and the social and cultural impact of this phenomenon.
Category: Color of man

A Free Man Of Color

Author : Barbara Hambly
ISBN : 9780307785275
Genre : Fiction
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A lush and haunting novel of a city steeped in decadent pleasures...and of a man, proud and defiant, caught in a web of murder and betrayal. It is 1833. In the midst of Mardi Gras, Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher, is playing piano at the Salle d'Orleans when the evenings festivities are interrupted--by murder. Ravishing Angelique Crozat, a notorious octoroon who travels in the city's finest company, has been strangled to death. With the authorities reluctant to become involved, Ben begins his own inquiry, which will take him through the seamy haunts of riverboatmen and into the huts of voodoo-worshipping slaves. But soon the eyes of suspicion turn toward Ben—for, black as the slave who fathered him, this free man of color is still the perfect scapegoat.... From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

The Color Of My Coffee

Author : R.P. Heinz
ISBN : 9781524696153
Genre : Fiction
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The Color of My Coffee Coffee, like life, can have a variety of shades and complexities, as young Steven Reilly is about to find out. He is a nave teenager living in a white suburb of Los Angeles during the turbulent 1960s with his mentally disturbed mother, and his cold, unfeeling father. His sheltered life abruptly changes when he buys a small business from his brother that soon becomes a gathering place for colorful characters from all walks of life. The story focuses on the racial issues, cultural conflicts, and dangers, that transpire when Steven hires his soon to be best friend, Herb Jackson, an African-American man from the Deep South, to work for him at his car cleaning shop. Herbs old friend Speedy Dave Desoto, and Andy Calhoun, a man straight out of the hills of West Virginia, also hire on, and soon become Stevens second family. Jack, his peculiar friend from high school, and the evil bookie The Roach, add to the mix of odd, but fascinating, characters. Will Herbs gambling addiction lead to his downfall, or will it lead to Stevens? Only Herb can decide who lives, and who dies.
Category: Fiction

The Blue Series

Author : Ben Blackwell
ISBN : 0996401644
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A book-music-boxset documenting the Third Man Records/Jack White produced 7" series featuring Beck to First Aid Kit to Colbert.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

America In Color

Author : John Bailey
ISBN : 1425721141
Genre : History
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Category: History

Coal To Cream

Author : Eugene Robinson
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173006419911
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A black journalist shares the insights into race and power he found while living in Brazil, a nation plagued with racial divides but lacking the sense of racial identity and pride needed to overcome those problems. 30,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Color Of Law A Forgotten History Of How Our Government Segregated America

Author : Richard Rothstein
ISBN : 9781631492860
Genre : Social Science
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"Rothstein has presented what I consider to be the most forceful argument ever published on how federal, state, and local governments gave rise to and reinforced neighborhood segregation." —William Julius Wilson In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America’s cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation—that is, through individual prejudices, income differences, or the actions of private institutions like banks and real estate agencies. Rather, The Color of Law incontrovertibly makes clear that it was de jure segregation—the laws and policy decisions passed by local, state, and federal governments—that actually promoted the discriminatory patterns that continue to this day. Through extraordinary revelations and extensive research that Ta-Nehisi Coates has lauded as "brilliant" (The Atlantic), Rothstein comes to chronicle nothing less than an untold story that begins in the 1920s, showing how this process of de jure segregation began with explicit racial zoning, as millions of African Americans moved in a great historical migration from the south to the north. As Jane Jacobs established in her classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities, it was the deeply flawed urban planning of the 1950s that created many of the impoverished neighborhoods we know. Now, Rothstein expands our understanding of this history, showing how government policies led to the creation of officially segregated public housing and the demolition of previously integrated neighborhoods. While urban areas rapidly deteriorated, the great American suburbanization of the post–World War II years was spurred on by federal subsidies for builders on the condition that no homes be sold to African Americans. Finally, Rothstein shows how police and prosecutors brutally upheld these standards by supporting violent resistance to black families in white neighborhoods. The Fair Housing Act of 1968 prohibited future discrimination but did nothing to reverse residential patterns that had become deeply embedded. Yet recent outbursts of violence in cities like Baltimore, Ferguson, and Minneapolis show us precisely how the legacy of these earlier eras contributes to persistent racial unrest. “The American landscape will never look the same to readers of this important book” (Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund), as Rothstein’s invaluable examination shows that only by relearning this history can we finally pave the way for the nation to remedy its unconstitutional past.
Category: Social Science

The Man Who Walked In Color

Author : Georges Didi-Huberman
ISBN : 1945414014
Genre : Philosophy
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For Georges Didi-Huberman, artist James Turrell is an inventor of impossible spaces and unthinkable sites, of aporias, of fables. Creator of some of the most fascinating works of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century, Turrell uses as his medium the most elemental material of sight and art: light. One crucial aspect of his work is the fabulation of place and vision with its foundation deep in history. Didi-Huberman takes the reader on a journey between the impossible limit of the horizon and the arrival into a site of reverie and light, from the story of Exodus to the Pala d'Oro of San Marco's Basilica in Venice, through art history and the origins of religious worship, finally plunging into Turrell's cadmium dust and light, into the Painted Desert of his installation Roden Crater. For the esteemed art historian, Turrell's artistic practice becomes the equivalent of walking along endless pathways in the desert, in "minuscule cathedrals where man discovers himself walking in color."
Category: Philosophy