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Featured Authors:

Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman
Ibrahim Adigun
Stephon Alexander
Geri Augusto
Lisa Biggs
Anthony Bogues
Len Cabral
Bolaji Campbell
Tina Campt
Marlon Carey
Rebecca Louise Carter
Colin Channer
Sterling Clinton-Spellman
Andrew E. Colarusso
Damont Combs
Ann duCille
Lina Fruzetti
Justice Ameer Gaines
Kamille Gentles-Peart
Olakunle George
John Goncalves
Francoise N. Hamlin
Michael S. Harper
Paget Henry
Juliet Hooker
Erica Hunt
Austin Jackson
Dolores Johnson
Hume Johnson
Jennifer E. Johnson
Janaya Kizzie
Patsy Lewis
Glenn C. Loury
Brian W. E. Meeks
Munir D. Mohammed
Oge Mora
Rolland D. Murray
Errick Nunnally
Itohan Osayimwese
Monsurat Ottun
Keisha-Khan Y. Perry
Kevin Quashie
Aishah Rahman
Dixa Ramirez D’Oleo
Besenia Rodriguez
Melvin Rogers
Tricia Rose
Nichole Rustin-Paschal
Safiya Sinclair
Carlos Sirah
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
Andre Willis
Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa
Jon Woodson
Against the Closet: Black Political Longing and the Erotics of Race By Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman Cover Image
Faulkner and Whiteness By Jay Watson (Editor) Cover Image
The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe By Stephon Alexander Cover Image
Barbequeer March 2020 Volume 2 By Zakar Brothers (Interviewee), Augusto Gerin (Contribution by), Evgeniya Blinova (Contribution by) Cover Image
What Do Science, Technology, and Innovation Mean from Africa? By Clapperton Chakanets Mavhunga (Editor) Cover Image
Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches By Sharrell Luckett (Editor), Tia M. Shaffer (Editor) Cover Image
Black Heretics, Black Prophets: Radical Political Intellectuals (Africana Thought) By Anthony Bogues Cover Image
Caliban's Freedom: The Early Political Thought of C.L.R. James By Anthony Bogues Cover Image
Caribbean Reasonings: After Man, Towards the Human By Anthony Bogues, Anthony Bogues (Editor) Cover Image
Caribbean Reasonings: The George Lamming Reader - The Aesthetics of Decolonisation By Anthony Bogues, George Lamming, Anthony Bogues (Editor) Cover Image
Empire of Liberty: Power, Desire, and Freedom By Anthony Bogues Cover Image
How the Rabbit Lost its Tail: A Haitian Tale By Len Cabral Cover Image
Image Matters: Archive, Photography, and the African Diaspora in Europe By Tina M. Campt Cover Image
In Search of African American Space: Redressing Racism By Jeffrey Hogrefe (Editor), Carrie Eastman (Editor), Scott Ruff (Editor) Cover Image
Listening to Images By Tina M. Campt Cover Image
Prayers for the People: Homicide and Humanity in the Crescent City By Rebecca Louise Carter Cover Image
Providential By Colin Channer Cover Image
The Girl with the Golden Shoes By Colin Channer Cover Image
Creance; or, Comest Thou Cosmic Nazarite: Poems (Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize) By Andrew E. Colarusso, Matthew Shenoda (Foreword by) Cover Image
The Sovereign (Puerto Rican Literature) By Andrew Elias Colarusso Cover Image
Black Marriage By Ann Ducille (Editor) Cover Image
Skin Trade By Ann Ducille Cover Image
Technicolored: Reflections on Race in the Time of TV (Camera Obscura Book) By Ann Ducille Cover Image
The Coupling Convention: Sex, Text, and Tradition in Black Women's Fiction By Ann Ducille Cover Image
Culture and Change Along the Blue Nile: Courts, Markets, and Strategies for Development By Lina Fruzzetti Cover Image
The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic By Jamila Woods (Editor), Mahogany L. Browne (Editor), Idrissa Simmonds (Editor) Cover Image
Brand Jamaica: Reimagining a National Image and Identity By Hume Johnson (Editor), Kamille Gentles-Peart (Editor) Cover Image
Romance with Voluptuousness: Caribbean Women and Thick Bodies in the United States (Expanding Frontiers: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality) By Kamille Gentles-Peart Cover Image
African Literature and Social Change: Tribe, Nation, Race By Olakunle George Cover Image
Encyclopedia of the Novel (Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature) By Logan Cover Image
Crossroads at Clarksdale: The Black Freedom Struggle in the Mississippi Delta after World War II By Françoise N. Hamlin Cover Image
Mississippi Women: Their Histories, Their Lives (Southern Women: Their Lives and Times #6) By Brenda Eagles (Other), Susan Ditto (Associate Editor), David D. Carson (Contribution by) Cover Image
Mississippi: The Long, Hot Summer (Civil Rights in Mississippi) By William McCord, Françoise N. Hamlin (Introduction by) Cover Image
These Truly Are the Brave: An Anthology of African American Writings on War and Citizenship By A. Yęmisi Jimoh (Editor), Françoise N. Hamlin (Editor) Cover Image
Black American Literature/Humanism By R. Miller Cover Image
Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry By Camille T. Dungy (Editor), Elizabeth Alexander (Contribution by), Alvin Aubert (Contribution by) Cover Image
Every Shut Eye Ain't Asleep: An Anthology of Poetry by African Americans Since 1945 By Michael S. Harper, Anthony Walton Cover Image
Letters to America: Contemporary American Poetry on Race By Jim Daniels (Editor) Cover Image
The Civil Rights Reader: American Literature from Jim Crow to Reconciliation By Amy Schmidt (Associate Editor), Julie Buckner Armstrong (Editor), Booker T. Washington (Contribution by) Cover Image
The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown By Michael S. Harper (Editor), James Weldon Johnson (Contributions by), Sterling Stuckey (Contributions by), Cornelius Eady (Contributions by), Sterling A. Brown Cover Image
The Vintage Book of African American Poetry: 200 Years of Vision, Struggle, Power, Beauty, and Triumph from 50 Outstanding Poets By Michael S. Harper (Editor), Anthony Walton (Editor) Cover Image
Caliban's Reason: Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy (Africana Thought) By Paget Henry Cover Image
Caribbean Political Thought - The Colonial State to Caribbean Internationalisms By Aaron Kamugisha (Editor), Paget Henry (Epilogue by) Cover Image
Journeys in Caribbean Thought: The Paget Henry Reader (Creolizing the Canon) By Paget Henry, Jane Anna Gordon (Editor), Lewis R. Gordon (Editor) Cover Image
Postcoloniality, Globalization, and Diaspora: What's Next? By Ashmita Khasnabish (Editor), Markus Arnold (Contribution by), Paget Henry (Contribution by) Cover Image
The African Diaspora and the Disciplines By Tejumola Olaniyan (Editor), James H. Sweet (Editor), Kim D. Butler (Contribution by) Cover Image
Black and Indigenous Resistance in the Americas: From Multiculturalism to Racist Backlash By Juliet Hooker (Editor), Giorleny Altamirano Rayo (Translator), Aileen Ford (Translator) Cover Image
Race and the Politics of Solidarity (Transgressing Boundaries: Studies in Black Politics and Blac) By Juliet Hooker Cover Image
Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos By Juliet Hooker Cover Image
Jump the Clock: New & Selected Poems By Erica Hunt Cover Image
Letters to the Future: Black Women/Radical Writing By Erica Hunt (Editor), Dawn Lundy Martin (Editor) Cover Image
Time Slips Right Before Your Eyes By Erica Hunt Cover Image
Veronica: A Suite in X Parts By Erica Hunt Cover Image
Furious Flower: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry By Dr. Joanne V. Gabbin, Lauren K. Alleyne (Editor), Rita Dove (Foreword by), John Bracey (Contributions by), Iain Haley Pollock (Contributions by), Gregory Pardlo (Contributions by), A. Van Jordan (Contributions by), Glenis Redmond (Contributions by), Fred Joiner (Contributions by), Frank X. Walker (Contributions by), F. Douglas Brown (Contributions by), E. Ethelbert Miller (Contributions by), Erica Hunt (Contributions by), Duriel E. Harris (Contributions by), Douglas Manuel (Contributions by), Douglas Kearney (Contributions by), Dante Micheaux (Contributions by), Jericho Brown (Contributions by), Jacqueline Jones LaMon (Contributions by), Janice N. Harrington (Contributions by), Hayes Davis (Contributions by), Clemonce Heard (Contributions by), DaMaris B. Hill (Contributions by), Cynthia Manick (Contributions by), Curtis L. Crisler (Contributions by), Cortney Lamar Charleston (Contributions by), Cornelius Eady (Contributions by), CM Burroughs (Contributions by), John Murillo (Contributions by), Tara Betts (Contributions by), t'ai freedom ford (Contributions by), Shayla Lawson (Contributions by), Sherese Francis (Contributions by), Shauna M. Morgan (Contributions by), Samantha Thornhill (Contributions by), Safiya Sinclair (Contributions by), Safia Elhillo (Contributions by), Remica Bingham-Risher (Contributions by), Randall Horton (Contributions by), Raina J. León (Contributions by), Phillip B. Williams (Contributions by), Donika Kelly (Contributions by), Dominique Christina (Contributions by), Dexter L. Booth (Contributions by), Destiny O. Birdsong (Contributions by), Derrick Weston Brown (Contributions by), DéLana R. A. Dameron (Contributions by), David Mills (Contributions by), darlene anita scott (Contributions by), Metta Sáma (Contributions by), Sharan Strange (Contributions by), Candice Wiley (Contributions by), Bianca Lynne Spriggs (Contributions by), Ana-Maurine Lara (Contributions by), Amber Flora Thomas (Contributions by), Amaud Jamaul Johnson (Contributions by), Amanda Johnston (Contributions by), Ama Codjoe (Contributions by), Alan W. King (Contributions by), Abdul Ali (Contributions by), Kwame Dawes (Contributions by), Yalie Kamara (Contributions by), Xandria Phillips (Contributions by), Tyehimba Jess (Contributions by), Tracy K. Smith (Contributions by), Tony Medina (Contributions by), Toi Derricotte (Contributions by), Tiana Clark (Contributions by), Thylias Moss (Contributions by), Teri Ellen Cross Davis (Contributions by), Taylor Johnson (Contributions by), Cedric Tillman (Contributions by), Camille T. Dungy (Contributions by), Bettina Judd (Contributions by), avery r. young (Contributions by), Chanda Feldman (Contributions by), Joshua B. Bennett (Contributions by), JP Howard (Contributions by), Julian Randall (Contributions by), Justin Phillip Reed (Contributions by), Kamilah Aisha Moon (Contributions by), Keith S. Wilson (Contributions by), Kevin Simmonds (Contributions by), Khadijah Queen (Contributions by), Korey Williams (Contributions by), Krista Franklin (Contributions by), L. Lamar Wilson (Contributions by), Lauren Russell (Contributions by), Lillian-Yvonne Bertram (Contributions by), Lynne Procope (Contributions by), Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon (Contributions by), Major Jackson (Contributions by), Marcus Jackson (Contributions by), Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie (Contributions by), Matthew Shenoda (Contributions by), Mahtem Shiferraw (Contributions by), Mendi Lewis Obadike (Contributions by), Prof. Meta DuEwa Jones (Contributions by), Michael Collins (Contributions by), Nabila Lovelace (Contributions by), Nandi Comer (Contributions by), Natasha Marin (Contributions by), Natasha Oladokun (Contributions by), Nate Marshall (Contributions by), Nagueyalti Warren (Contributions by), Ms. Nicole Sealey (Contributions by), Nkosi Nkululeko (Contributions by), Opal Moore (Contributions by), Prof. Evie Shockley (Contributions by), Ladan Osman (Contributions by), Rickey Laurentiis (Contributions by), Jasmine Richards (Contributions by), Terrance Hayes (Contributions by), francine j. harris (Contributions by), Patricia Spears Jones (Contributions by), Patricia Smith (Contributions by), Ruth Ellen Kocher (Contributions by), Ross Gay (Contributions by), Arisa White (Contributions by), Saretta Morgan (Contributions by), Indigo Moor (Contributions by), Marcus Wicker (Contributions by), Danez Smith (Contributions by), Aricka Foreman (Contributions by), Mary Alice Daniel (Contributions by), Clint Smith (Contributions by), Darrel Alejandro Holnes (Contributions by), Reginald Dwayne Dwayne Betts (Contributions by), Mitchel L.H. Douglas (Contributions by), Charif Shanahan (Contributions by), Anastacia Renée (Contributions by), Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Contributions by), Valencia Robin (Contributions by) Cover Image
The Battle for Algeria: Sovereignty, Health Care, and Humanitarianism (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights) By Jennifer Johnson Cover Image
Grenada: Revolution and Invasion By Patsy Lewis (Editor), Gary Williams (Editor), Peter Clegg (Editor) Cover Image
Pan-Caribbean Integration: Beyond Caricom By Patsy Lewis (Editor), Terri-Ann Gilbert-Roberts (Editor), Jessica Byron (Editor) Cover Image
Surviving Small Size: Regional Integration in Caribbean Ministates By Patsy Lewis Cover Image
Ethnicity, Social Mobility, and Public Policy: Comparing the USA and UK By Glenn C. Loury (Editor), Tariq Modood (Editor), Steven M. Teles (Editor) Cover Image
Families, Schools, and Delinquency Prevention By Glenn C. Loury (Editor), James Q. Wilson (Editor) Cover Image
The Anatomy of Racial Inequality (W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures #4) By Glenn C. Loury Cover Image
The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions By William G. Bowen, Derek Bok, Glenn C. Loury (Foreword by) Cover Image
Beyond Westminster in the Caribbean By Brian Meeks (Editor), Kate Quinn (Editor) Cover Image
Caribbean Reasonings: Culture, Politics, Race and Diaspora By Brian Meeks (Editor) Cover Image
Caribbean Reasonings: Freedom, Power and Sovereignty - The Thought of Gordon K. Lewis By Brian Meeks (Editor), Jermaine McCalpin (Editor) Cover Image
Caribbean Reasonings - M.G. Smith: Social Theory and Anthropology in the Caribbean and Beyond By Brian Meeks Cover Image
Caribbean Reasonings: The Thought of New World By Brian Meeks (Editor), Norman Girvan (Editor) Cover Image
Caribbean Revolutions and Revolutionary Theory: An Assessment of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Grenada By Brian Meeks Cover Image
Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory (Caribbean Studies) By Brian Meeks Cover Image
Paint the Town Red By Brian Meeks Cover Image
The Coup Clock Clicks By Brian Meeks Cover Image
Wherever I Go By Mary Wagley Copp, Munir D. Mohammed (Illustrator) Cover Image
Saturday By Oge Mora (By (artist)) Cover Image
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World By Susan Hood, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator), Emily Winfield Martin (Illustrator), Shadra Strickland (Illustrator), Melissa Sweet (Illustrator), LeUyen Pham (Illustrator), Oge Mora (Illustrator), Julie Morstad (Illustrator), Lisa Brown (Illustrator), Selina Alko (Illustrator), Hadley Hooper (Illustrator), Isabel Roxas (Illustrator), Erin Robinson (Illustrator), Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
Thank You, Omu! By Oge Mora Cover Image
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read By Rita Lorraine Hubbard, Oge Mora (Illustrator) Cover Image
Our Living Manhood: Literature, Black Power, and Masculine Ideology By Rolland Murray Cover Image
All the Dead Men: Alexander Smith Book #2 By Errick Nunnally, Bracken MacLeod (Introduction by) Cover Image
Anthology: Year Three: Distant Dying Ember By Tracie Orsi, Errick Nunnally, Sheldon Higdon Cover Image
Blood For The Sun: Alexander Smith #1 By Errick Nunnally Cover Image
In Vein: A Vampire Charity Anthology By Lourna Dounaeva, Errick Nunnally, Frank Franklin Cover Image
Invisible Chains By Michelle Renee Lane, Errick a. Nunnally (Illustrator) Cover Image
Lightning Wears a Red Cape By Errick Nunnally Cover Image
Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany (Culture Politics & the Built Environment) By Itohan Osayimwese Cover Image
Little Pink Dress: From the Closet to the Runway: Lessons on Loving All of Me By Monsurat Ottun Cover Image
Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil By Keisha-Khan Y. Perry Cover Image
Black Aliveness, or a Poetics of Being By Kevin Quashie Cover Image
The Sovereignty of Quiet: Beyond Resistance in Black Culture By Kevin Quashie Cover Image
Chiaroscuro By Aishah Rahman Cover Image
Mingus Takes (3) By Aishah Rahman Cover Image
Only In America By Aishah Rahman Cover Image
The Mojo and the Sayso By Aishah Rahman Cover Image
Unfinished Women Cry In No Man's Land While A Bird Dies In A Gilded Cage By Aishah Rahman Cover Image
Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present (Nation of Nations #28) By Dixa Ramírez Cover Image
Transnational Blackness: Navigating the Global Color Line (Critical Black Studies) By M. Marable (Editor), Vanessa Agard-Jones (Editor) Cover Image
African American Political Thought: A Collected History By Melvin L. Rogers (Editor), Jack Turner (Editor) Cover Image
The Public and Its Problems: An Essay in Political Inquiry By John Dewey, Melvin L. Rogers (Editor) Cover Image
The Undiscovered Dewey: Religion, Morality, and the Ethos of Democracy By Melvin Rogers Cover Image
Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America By Tricia Rose Cover Image
Longing to Tell: Black Women Talk About Sexuality and Intimacy By Tricia Rose Cover Image
Microphone Fiends: Youth Music and Youth Culture By Tricia Rose (Editor), Andrew Ross (Editor) Cover Image
Big Ears: Listening for Gender in Jazz Studies (Refiguring American Music) By Nichole T. Rustin (Editor) Cover Image
The Routledge Companion to Jazz Studies By Nicholas Gebhardt (Editor), Nichole Rustin-Paschal (Editor), Tony Whyton (Editor) Cover Image
Cannibal (The Raz/Shumaker Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry) By Safiya Sinclair Cover Image
The High Alive: An Epic Hoodoo Diptych By Carlos Sirah Cover Image
Dear Continuum: Letters to a Poet Crafting Liberation By Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie Cover Image
Karma's Footsteps By Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie Cover Image
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Layla's Happiness By Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, Ashleigh Corrin (Illustrator) Cover Image
Strut By Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie Cover Image
Toward a Humean True Religion: Genuine Theism, Moderate Hope, and Practical Morality By Andre C. Willis Cover Image
Gregory Halpern: Let the Sun Beheaded Be By Gregory Halpern (Photographer), Chéroux (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa (Interviewer) Cover Image
Justin Kimball: Elegy By Justin Kimball (Photographer), Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa (Contribution by) Cover Image
The Image of Whiteness: Contemporary Photography and Racialization By Daniel Blight (Editor), David Roediger (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
Unwatchable By Nicholas Baer (Editor), Maggie Hennefeld (Editor), Laura Horak (Editor), Gunnar Iversen (Editor), Erika Balsom (Contributions by), Kenneth Berger (Contributions by), Susie Bright (Contributions by), Alex Bush (Contributions by), Alec Butler (Contributions by), Noel Carroll (Contributions by), Mel Chen (Contributions by), Jonathan Crary (Contributions by), Abigail De Kosnik (Contributions by), Samuel England (Contributions by), Mattias Frey (Contributions by), Peter Geimer (Contributions by), Michael Boyce Gillespie (Contributions by), Asbjørn Grønstad (Contributions by), Boris Groys (Contributions by), Frances Guerin (Contributions by), Jack Halberstam (Contributions by), Barbara Hammer (Contributions by), Julian Hanich (Contributions by), Stefano Harney (Contributions by), J. Hoberman (Contributions by), Lynne Joyrich (Contributions by), Alexandra Juhasz (Contributions by), E. Ann Kaplan (Contributions by), Katariina Kyrölä (Contributions by), Nathan Lee (Contributions by), Akira Lippit (Contributions by), Jennifer Malkowski (Contributions by), Professor W.J.T. Mitchell (Contributions by), Brandy Monk-Payton (Contributions by), Fred Moten (Contributions by), Professor Bill Nichols (Contributions by), Jan Olsson (Contributions by), Danielle Peers (Contributions by), Raul Perez (Contributions by), Mauro Resmini (Contributions by), Professor B. Ruby Rich (Contributions by), Elif Rongen-Kaynakçi (Contributions by), Jonathan Rosenbaum (Contributions by), Rebecca Schneider (Contributions by), Jeffrey Sconce (Contributions by), Jared Sexton (Contributions by), Philipp Stiasny (Contributions by), Meghan Sutherland (Contributions by), Bennet Togler (Contributions by), Leshu Torchin (Contributions by), Alok Vaid-Menon (Contributions by), Christophe Wall-Romana (Contributions by), Meir Wigoder (Contributions by), Emily Wills (Contributions by), Federico Windhausen (Contributions by), Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa (Contributions by), Genevieve Yue (Contributions by), Alenka Zupancic (Contributions by), Poulomi Saha (Contributions by), Vivian Sobchack (Contributions by) Cover Image
Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s By Jon Woodson Cover Image
Notes on Ralph Ellison's Three Days Before the Shooting: Objective Art, Alchemical Cabala, Roman a Clef, Modern Civil Messiahs, Ancient Egypt, and Pse By Jon Woodson Cover Image
The Esoteric Mission of Zora Neale Hurston By Jon Woodson Cover Image