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Black Utopia: The History of an Idea from Black Nationalism to Afrofuturism

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Black Utopia: The History of an Idea from Black Nationalism to Afrofuturism

Black Utopia: The History of an Idea from Black Nationalism to Afrofuturism by Alex Zamalin
English | January 11th, 2020 | ISBN: 0231187416, 0231187408 | 192 pages | EPUB | 9.83 MB

Within the history of African American struggle against racist oppression that often verges on dystopia, a hidden tradition has depicted a transfigured world. Daring to speculate on a future beyond white supremacy, black utopian artists and thinkers offer powerful visions of ways of being that are built on radical concepts of justice and freedom. They imagine a new black citizen who would inhabit a world that soars above all existing notions of the possible.

Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America

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Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America

Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America by Candacy Taylor
English | January 7th, 2020 | ISBN: 1419738178 | 360 pages | EPUB | 51.83 MB

The first book to explore the historical role and residual impact of the Green Book, a travel guide for black motorists

Kaufman's New Repertoire for Black and White: A Complete, Sound and User-Friendly Chess Opening Repertoire

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Kaufman's New Repertoire for Black and White: A Complete, Sound and User-Friendly Chess Opening Repertoire

Kaufman's New Repertoire for Black and White: A Complete, Sound and User-Friendly Chess Opening Repertoire by Larry Kaufmann
English | October 28th, 2019 | ISBN: 9056918621 | 464 pages | EPUB | 39.35 MB

Seven years after his acclaimed and bestselling The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White, Grandmaster Larry Kaufman is back with his new repertoire book, covering the entire scope of chess openings for both White and Black, in one volume.

You Don't Look Like a Lawyer: Black Women and Systemic Gendered Racism (Perspectives on a Multiracial America)

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You Don't Look Like a Lawyer: Black Women and Systemic Gendered Racism (Perspectives on a Multiracial America)

You Don't Look Like a Lawyer: Black Women and Systemic Gendered Racism (Perspectives on a Multiracial America) by Tsedale M. Melaku
English | April 18th, 2019 | ISBN: 1538107929 | 200 pages | EPUB | 1.10 MB

You Don't Look Like a Lawyer: Black Women and Systemic Gendered Racism highlights how race and gender create barriers to recruitment, professional development, and advancement to partnership for black women in elite corporate law firms. Utilizing narratives of black female lawyers, this book offers a blend of accessible theory to benefit any reader willing to learn about the underlying challenges that lead to their high attrition rates.

We Return Fighting: World War I and the Shaping of Modern Black Identity

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We Return Fighting: World War I and the Shaping of Modern Black Identity

We Return Fighting: World War I and the Shaping of Modern Black Identity by Nat'l Mus Afr Am Hist Culture
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1588346722 | 144 pages | EPUB | 177.56 MB

A richly illustrated commemoration of African Americans' roles in World War I highlighting how the wartime experience reshaped their lives and their communities after they returned home.

Seven Days in Hell: Canada's Battle for Normandy and the Rise of the Black Watch Snipers

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Seven Days in Hell: Canada's Battle for Normandy and the Rise of the Black Watch Snipers

Seven Days in Hell: Canada's Battle for Normandy and the Rise of the Black Watch Snipers by David O'Keefe
English | October 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 144345477X | 464 pages | EPUB | 13.98 MB

Centred around one of Canada's most storied regiments, Seven Days in Hell tells the epic story of the men from the Black Watch during the bloody battle for Verrières Ridge, a dramatic saga that unfolded just weeks after one of Canada's greatest military triumphs of the Second World War. O'Keefe takes us on a heart-pounding journey at the sharp end of combat during the infamous Normandy campaign. More than 300 soldiers from the Black Watch found themselves pinned down, as the result of strategic blunders and the fog of war, and only a handful walked away.

99 Bottles: A Black Sheep's Guide to Life-Changing Wines

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99 Bottles: A Black Sheep's Guide to Life-Changing Wines

99 Bottles: A Black Sheep's Guide to Life-Changing Wines by André Hueston Mack
English | October 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 1419734571 | 240 pages | EPUB | 30.08 MB

A highly opinionated, vibrantly illustrated wine guide from one of the country's most celebrated—and unorthodox—sommeliers and winemakers

Russian Black Magic: The Beliefs and Practices of Heretics and Blasphemers

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Russian Black Magic: The Beliefs and Practices of Heretics and Blasphemers

Russian Black Magic: The Beliefs and Practices of Heretics and Blasphemers by Natasha Helvin
English | October 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1620558874 | 176 pages | EPUB | 1.41 MB

A rare look into the history, theory, and craft of the black mages and sorcerers of Russia

An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Black Holes, Dwarf Planets, Aliens, and More

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An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Black Holes, Dwarf Planets, Aliens, and More

An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Black Holes, Dwarf Planets, Aliens, and More by Bob McDonald
English | October 23rd, 2019 | ISBN: 1982106859 | 240 pages | EPUB | 13.93 MB

Beloved science commentator Bob McDonald takes us on a tour of our galaxy, unraveling the mysteries of the universe and helping us navigate our place among the stars.

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (Justice, Power, and Politics)

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Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (Justice, Power, and Politics)

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (Justice, Power, and Politics) by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
English | September 3rd, 2019 | ISBN: 1469653664 | 368 pages | EPUB | 2.87 MB

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal (Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism)

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Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal (Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism)

Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal (Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism) by Shennette Garrett-Scott
English | May 7th, 2019 | ISBN: 0231183917, 0231183909 | 288 pages | EPUB | 31.54 MB

Between 1888 and 1930, African Americans opened more than a hundred banks and thousands of other financial institutions. In Banking on Freedom, Shennette Garrett-Scott explores this rich period of black financial innovation and its transformative impact on U.S. capitalism through the story of the St. Luke Bank in Richmond, Virginia: the first and only bank run by black women.

Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change

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Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change

Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change by Chelsea Kwakye, Ore Ogunbiyi
English | June 27th, 2019 | ISBN: 1529118530 | 256 pages | EPUB | 1.05 MB

As a minority in a predominantly white institution, taking up space is an act of resistance. Recent Cambridge grads Chelsea and Ore experienced this first-hand, and wrote Taking Up Space as a guide and a manifesto for change.

Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II

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Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II

Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II (Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History) by Sandra M Bolzenius
English | April 30th, 2018 | ISBN: 0252083334, 0252041712 | 256 pages | EPUB | 5.20 MB

Before Rosa Parks and the March on Washington, four African American women risked their careers and freedom to defy the United States Army over segregation. Women Army Corps (WAC) privates Mary Green, Anna Morrison, Johnnie Murphy, and Alice Young enlisted to serve their country, improve their lives, and claim the privileges of citizenship long denied them.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing (Black & Decker Complete Guide), 5th Edition

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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing (Black & Decker Complete Guide), 5th Edition

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing: Faucets & Fixtures - PEX - Tubs & Toilets - Water Heaters - Troubleshooting & Repair - Much More (Black & Decker Complete Guide), 5th Edition by Editors of Creative Publishing
English | February 13th, 2013 | ISBN: 1589237005 | 336 pages | EPUB | 79.32 MB

From fixing a faucet to installing a drain line in a basement floor, this massive volume has the answer to any home plumbing problem you're likely to find. Packed with clear color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, the first four editions of this bestselling book have combined for more than 700,000 books sold. The basics of home plumbing systems are explained with clarity, and all of the most popular plumbing projects are shown with beautiful step-by-step photos. New information in this edition includes how to winterize a house and how to install a state-of-the-art, on-demand water heater.