Race and Resistance by Herb Boyd
African-Americans in the Twenty-First Century (, 3)

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In Race and Resistance: African-Americans in the Twenty-First Century, leading African-American scholars and activists discuss the state of Black America today and the prospects for achieving full civil rights and equality.

This broad, inclusive anthology makes a vital contribution to our understanding of racism and how it can be overcome. Contributors include Abdul Akalimat on "e-black studies;" Dan Aldridge on spirituality and activism; Amiri Baraka on wisdom and cultural expression; Cathy Cohen on the continuing impact of AIDS in the African-American community; Ron Daniels on race and globalization; Angela Davis on the anti-enforcement violence movement; Joy James on black feminism; Johnita Scott on the history of the reparations movement in the U.S.; Charles Simmons on environmental justice; and Alice Tait on the media.

Herb Boyd is national editor of The Black World Today, a popular internet news publication. He is also the author of Autobiography of a People; Brotherman: The Odyseey of Black Men in America; Black Panthers for Beginners; and African History for Beginners. He teaches at the College of New Rochelle.

 

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Herb Boyd is an activist, journalist, author, and teacher. His articles have appeared in such publications as the Amsterdam News, the Final Call, Essence, and the Network Journal. In 1995, with co-editor Robert Allen, Boyd received the American Book Award for Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America. A noted authority on black studies, he is the author of We Shall Overcome and has been teaching African and African American history for nearly forty years. He teaches at the College of New Rochelle and lives in New York.
 
Published July 1, 2002 by South End Press. 250 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction