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African-American studies and racism

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African-American studies and racism

• Aptheker, Bettina. Woman’s Legacy: Essays on Race, Sex, and Class in American History. University of Massachusetts Press, 1982.
• Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia. Ed. Darlene Clark Hine. Carlson Publishing Inc., 1993.
• Bulkin, Elly; Minnie Bruce Pratt; and Barbara Smith. Yours in Struggle: Three Feminist Perspectives on Anti-Semitism and Racism. Firebrand Books, 1984.
• Carby, Hazel V. Reconstruction Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist. Oxford University Press, 1987.
• Genovese, Eugene D. Roll Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made. Random House, Inc., 1976.
• Giddings, Paula. When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1984.
• Hooks, Bell. Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black. South End Press, 1989.
• Jordan, Winthrop D. White Over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812. W.W. Norton & Company, 1977.
• Joseph, Gloria I. and Jill Lewis. Common Differences: Conflicts in Black and White Feminist Perspectives. Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1981.
• Kuzwayo, Ellen. Call Me Woman. Spinsters Ink, 1985.
• Ladner, Joycce A. Tomorrow’s Tomorrow: The Black Woman. Anchor Books, Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1971.
• Oshana, Maryann. Women of Color: A Filmography of Minority and Third World Women. Garland Publishing, Inc., 1985.
• Shockley, Ann Allen. The Black and White of It. Naiad Press, 1980.
• Spirit, Space, and Survival: African American Women in (White) Academe. Ed. Joy James and Ruth Farmer. Routledge, 1993.
• Stack, Carol B. All Our Kin: Strategies for Survival in a Black Community. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970.
• Sterling, Dorothy. Black Foremothers: Three Lives. The Feminist Press, 1988.
• Thompson, Becky. A Promise and a Way of Life: White Antiracist Activism. University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
• Wallace, Michele. Black Macho and the Myth of the Super-Woman. Warner Books, 1979.

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