Draws on the rich history of Black feminist writing to help scholars manage the stress of writing and publishing academic books.
Examines the reception of Brazil’s most-canonized writer in the United States to shed light on questions of Blackness and hemispheric American experience.
Explores the role of the South in Black queer lesbian experiences of hurting and healing.
Offers an interdisciplinary feminist framework for conceptualizing time and temporal justice as a form of reparation.
A critical examination of the health disparities and collective resilience of Black women in the United States.
The classic work on African American toasts, the predecessor of rap.
Explores how Black women have continually used sound to convey stories and forge community across generations.
Celebrates over a half-century of the work of one of America's greatest folklorists.
The neglected small group swing sound of the 1940s–60s takes its place in the pantheon of jazz literature.
Shows how authentic diversity and inclusive leadership practices can promote anti-racist, equitable, and transformational change in institutions of higher learning in the United States and beyond.
Deeply engaging study of how fourteen Black mothers—including the author—support and advocate for their autistic sons.
Draws on and centers oral histories with Black women college graduates to demonstrate the role of community in fostering their success in and beyond education.
Explores the influence coping has had on African Americans' political attitudes and behaviors.
Fully revised, updated edition of the classic text with all new essays assessing the state of race and racial issues in US higher education today.
Offers rich, wide-ranging counternarratives to social, political, and educational discourses that characterize urban schools and communities as places of despair, revealing the resources and strategies of resistance that teachers, students, and families use to succeed and thrive.
The personal and legal struggle of eight enslaved people for freedom in New York in the period just before the Civil War.
Tells the story of classic blues singers from Ma Rainey to Bessie Smith.
Asks how Black women tap into their feelings to develop ways to live freely.
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
Offers insight into race-based disparities in higher education and practical tools for advancing racial equity on college and university campuses.
Analyzes the tensions and triumphs of a unique, faith-based, addiction recovery organization in a high poverty neighborhood.
Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.
A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.
Intensive look at restrictive new voting laws ostensibly designed to target voter fraud but criticized as being racially-based voter suppression.
An intimate and moving account of how the author rose from poverty to become a major Black political figure in New York State.