Bird by Crystal Chan

In the small town of Caledonia, Iowa, Jewel stands out: she’s “‘half-Jamaican, a quarter white, and a quarter Mexican.'” As if to provide a physical embodiment of Jewel’s hapa background, the audib…

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Dream of the Water Children: The Black Pacific

It’s official! My Book will be published in the Fall of 2014 – by 2Leaf Press. I will keep everyone updated. I have provided the Vimeo introductory video here.  More will follow. While watching thi…

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Book Review: Land of the Cosmic Race: Race Mixture, Racism and Blackness in Mexico

Land of the Cosmic Race is a richly-detailed ethnographic account of the powerful role that race and colour play in organizing the lives and thoughts of ordinary Mexicans. It presents a previously untold story of how individuals in contemporary urban Mexico construct their identities, attitudes, and practices in the context of a dominant national belief system. Carefully presented and self-consciously written, this is an excellent book for anyone with an interest in how Mexican racial politics can be seen to operate on the ground, finds Zalfa Feghali.

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Dorothy Roberts – Fatal Invention

Professor and legal scholar Dorothy Roberts explores the effects of race-based science in her new book, Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-first Century. It’s the first text of its kind to document the development of racial science and biotechnology based on genetics and to map its implications for equality in America.

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Notorious in the Neighborhood with Joshua Rothman, Ph.D.

Notorious in the Neighborhood Sex and Families Across the Color Line in Virginia, 1787-1861 “Laws and cultural norms militated against interracial sex in Virginia before the Civil War.

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| PRE-SALE | (1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race

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Pre-order the book at 25% off the cover price and help to build the foundation for BLACKprint Press.

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AMERICAN HAIR

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American Hair is a forthcoming book, traveling exhibit and lecture series that examines our obsession with hair and the role it plays in shaping identity and culture in the United States. Hair has immense social, cultural, and political power.

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Juan Gonzalez’s New Book “News For All the People” Coast-to-Coast Tour

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Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez’s new book, *News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media*, co-authored with Joseph Torres of the media reform group Free Press, is being launched with a national book tour, starting in…
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