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A Black Theology of Liberation

Twentieth Anniversary Edition

By James H. Cone

With critical reflections by Delores S. Williams, Gayraud Wilmore, Rosemary Reuther, Pablo Richard, Robert McAfee Brown, and K.C. Abraham

The Spiritual and the Blues by James H. Cone

God of the Oppressed by James H. Cone   Dialogue on Black Theology



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101 Ways Black Women Can Learn to Love Themselves by Jamie Walker


Afeni Shakur  Evolution of a Revolutionary  by Jasmine Guy


Barbara A. Seals Nevergold and Peggy Brooks-Bertram


     Barbara Ann Seals Nevergold Bio

     Peggy Brooks-Bertram Bio   

     Uncrowned Queens: African American Women (The Book)

     Uncrowned Queens Project

bell hooks’ Rock My Soul  Examines Black Self-Esteem

  by Junious Ricardo Stanton

The Bondwoman’s Narrative: A Novel by Hannah Crafts ed. Henry Louis Gates

The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual  by Harold Cruse


Die Nigger Die! A Political Autobiography by H. Rap Brown 


The Dramatic Vision of August Wilson by Sandra Shannon

Fidel Castro  

     Fidel Bio 

     Fidel: My Early Years By Michael Smith

     Jimmy Carter on Cuban-American Relations


Foiling the Arsonists A review by Winfield Swanson  Benjamin Banneker: Surveyor, Astronomer, Publisher, Patriot


Go South to Sorrow by Carl T. Rowan Reviewed by John J. O’Connor


Henry Dumas


     Dumas Bio   

     JWright Introduction

     Play Ebony  — Play Ivory Reviewed By Julius Lester


Home to Harlem by Claude McKay


In the Shadow of Slavery African Americans in New York City, 1623-1863 by Leslie M. Harris


Kalamu ya Salaam Kalamu ya Salaam Table

     Debunking Myths

     Our Women Keep Our Skies From Falling  

     Preface: It Ain’t Easy  

     Rape: A Radical Analysis 

     Revolutionary Struggle/Revolutionary Love       

    Women’s Rights Are Human Rights      

Manana Christian Theology from a Hispanic Perspective.  By Justo L. Gonzalez


Not Out of Greece A Review by Juniors Ricardo Stanton


Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War by Che Guevara Reviewed by Emile Capouya


Robert E. Hood


     Begrimed and Black Color Prejudice and the Religious Roots of Racism

     Biblio for B and B Intro

     Contents of B and B  

     Daedalus Contents  Daedalus Preface  Daedalus Contributors

Robin Kadison Berson

     Anna Julia Cooper 

     Elizabeth Freeman 

     Lucy Craft Laney

     Marching to a Different Drummer Unrecognized Heroes of American History

     Rev. Wesley J. Gaines  

     Special Order 15  

     Tunis George Campbell   


Rose Ure Mezu  Mezu Table


     Chiege, Woman of Splendor

     Igbo Marriage

     National and Racial Archetypes

     Religion & Society

     Songs of the Hearth

     Voices: At A Catholic Black Church  

     Women In Chains Fiction of Selected West African Writers 

Sam Greenlee

How the Riots Might Have Turned Out by Cornish Rogers

Sam Greenlee’s Book Is Still Making a Statement   By DeWayne Wickham


Soul on Ice

     A Retrospective on Eldridge Cleaver’s Soul on Ice  by Amin Sharif

     Maxwell Geismar’s “Introduction”  

Spiritual Interrogations American Women’s Writings by Katherine Clay Bassard


Susan Sontag

     Biography and Bibliography

     Regarding the Pain of Others

Theodore Rosengarten


“All God’s Dangers Ain’t White Men”

All God’s Dangers The Life of Nate Shaw

Crane’s Ford and the Sharecroppers Union (SCU)



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