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World S Great Men Of Color

Author : J.A. Rogers
ISBN : 145165054X
Genre : History
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The classic, definitive title on the great Black figures in world history, beginning in antiquity and reaching into the modern age. World’s Great Men of Color is the comprehensive guide to the most noteworthy Black personalities in world history and their significance. J.A. Rogers spent the majority of his lifetime pioneering the field of Black studies with his exhaustive research on the major names in Black history whose contributions or even very existence have been glossed over. Well-written and informative, World’s Great Men of Color is an enlightening and important historical work.
Category: History

Substance Use Disorders In African American Communities

Author : Mark Sanders
ISBN : 9781134915835
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This book is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and recovery of African Americans with substance use disorders. African Americans are disproportionately represented in the addictions, criminal justice, and child welfare systems. It is clear that, when their culturally specific needs are not met, they are vulnerable to continuous relapse and the revolving door syndrome. There has been little written that focuses exclusively on prevention, treatment, and recovery among African Americans. This book was written to fill this gap. It is an important contribution to the field of behavioral health, providing a much-needed treasure trove of important knowledge from specialists, including physicians, psychologists, educators, social workers, addictions counselors, public health specialists, researchers, the clergy, as well as individuals in recovery. This volume adds significantly to the knowledge base of practitioners and researchers whose work focuses on prevention, treatment, and recovery in African American communities. This book was originally published as a special issue of Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly.
Category: Health & Fitness


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015527455
Genre : Africa Americans
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Category: Africa Americans

From Superman To Man

Author : J. A. Rogers
ISBN : 9781387110421
Genre : Education
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Rogers' first book From "Superman" to Man, self-published in 1917, attacked notions of African inferiority. From "Superman" to Man is a polemic against the ignorance that fuels racism.
Category: Education

Africans At The Crossroads

Author : John Henrik Clarke
ISBN : UOM:39015024812169
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Africans At The Crossroads is a collection of essays that have been broadly amassed in five thematic sections. Clarke begins with the roots of the African & African-American freedom struggle in the African World. A major section is devoted to five African leaders; the remainder of the essays focus on the conquest of Africa, the Pan-Africanist movement, the freedom struggle in South Africa & other topics.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Virgins

Author : Pamela Erens
ISBN : 9781935639626
Genre : Fiction
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It’s 1979, and Aviva Rossner and Seung Jung are notorious at Auburn Academy. They’re an unlikely pair at an elite East Coast boarding school (she’s Jewish; he’s Korean American) and hardly shy when it comes to their sexuality. Aviva is a formerly bookish girl looking for liberation from an unhappy childhood; Seung is an enthusiastic dabbler in drugs and a covert rebel against his demanding immigrant parents. In the minds of their titillated classmates—particularly that of Bruce Bennett-Jones—the couple lives in a realm of pure, indulgent pleasure. But, as is often the case, their fabled relationship is more complicated than it seems: despite their lust and urgency, their virginity remains intact, and as they struggle to understand each other, the relationship spirals into disaster. The Virgins is the story of Aviva and Seung’s descent into confusion and shame, as re-imagined in richly detailed episodes by their classmate Bruce, a once-embittered voyeur turned repentant narrator. With unflinching honesty and breathtaking prose, Pamela Erens brings a fresh voice to the tradition of the great boarding school novel.
Category: Fiction

The Five Negro Presidents

Author : J. A. Rogers
ISBN : 9780819575524
Genre : Social Science
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Historian Joel Augustus Rogers provides his evidence that there have been nineteenth- and twentieth-century presidents of the United States who had partial black ancestry, including Harding, Jefferson, Jackson and Lincoln.
Category: Social Science

Who Betrayed The African World Revolution And Other Speeches

Author : John Henrik Clarke
ISBN : 0883781360
Genre : History
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This collection of speeches covers an array of topics from the contributions of Nile Vally civilizations to the future of Pan-Africanism in the 21st century.
Category: History

Nature Knows No Color Line

Author : J. A. Rogers
ISBN : 9780819575517
Genre : Social Science
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In Nature Knows No Color-Line, originally published in 1952, historian Joel Augustus Rogers examines the origins of racial hierarchy and the color problem. Rogers was a humanist who believed that there were no scientifically evident racial divisions—all humans belong to one “race.” He believed that color prejudice generally evolved from issues of domination and power between two physiologically different groups. According to Rogers, color prejudice was then used a rationale for domination, subjugation and warfare. Societies developed myths and prejudices in order to pursue their own interests at the expense of other groups. This book argues that many instances of the contributions of black people had been left out of the history books, and gives many examples.
Category: Social Science

Africa S Gift To America

Author : J. A. Rogers
ISBN : 9780819575500
Genre : Social Science
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Originally published in 1959 and revised and expanded in 1989, this book asserts that Africans had contributed more to the world than was previously acknowledged. Historian Joel Augustus Rogers devoted a significant amount of his professional life to unearthing facts about people of African ancestry. He intended these findings to be a refutation of contemporary racist beliefs about the inferiority of blacks. Rogers asserted that the color of skin did not determine intellectual genius, and he publicized the great black civilizations that had flourished in Africa during antiquity. According to Rogers, many ancient African civilizations had been primal molders of Western civilization and culture.
Category: Social Science