This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color

This groundbreaking collection reflects an uncompromised definition of feminism by women of color Through personal essays, criticism, interviews, testimonials, poetry, and visual art, the collection explores, as coeditor Cherr e Moraga writes, the complex confluence of identities race, class, gend

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Jarvious Cotton s great great grandfather could not vote as a slave His great grandfather was beaten to death by the Klu Klux Klan for attempting to vote His grandfather was prevented from voting by Klan intimidation his father was barred by poll taxes and literacy tests Today, Cotton cannot vo

"Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity

The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism now fully revised and updated Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups Is this self segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy Beverly Daniel Tatum,

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning American History, #3)

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples n nToday in the United States, there are than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited t

Racial Formation in the United States: From the 1960s to the 1990s

First published in 1986, Racial Formation in the United States is now considered a classic in the literature on race and ethnicity n nThis second edition builds upon and updates Omi and Winant s groundbreaking research In addition to a preface to the new edition, the book provides a detailed a

Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America

This book traces the origins of the illegal alien in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S immigration policy a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about citizenship, race, and state authority in the twentieth century n n