SAVE 40% on UNC Press print books during our American History Sale using discount code 01DAH40. See details.

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American History Sale — African American History

UNC Press American History Sale

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May We Forever Stand

May We Forever Stand

A History of the Black National Anthem

Imani Perry

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

America's Prophet

D. H. Dilbeck

Remaking Black Power

Remaking Black Power

How Black Women Transformed an Era

Ashley D. Farmer

Goat Castle

Goat Castle

A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox

Black Firefighters and the FDNY

Black Firefighters and the FDNY

The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

David Goldberg

Edna Lewis

Edna Lewis

At the Table with an American Original

Sara B. Franklin

Game of Privilege

Game of Privilege

An African American History of Golf

Lane Demas

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Lane Windham

Liberia, South Carolina

Liberia, South Carolina

An African American Appalachian Community

John M. Coggeshall

The Legend of the Black Mecca

The Legend of the Black Mecca

Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

Maurice J. Hobson

Color and Character

Color and Character

West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Pamela Grundy

The Promise of Patriarchy

The Promise of Patriarchy

Women and the Nation of Islam

Ula Yvette Taylor

Race Over Party

Race Over Party

Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston

Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood

The Criminalization of Black Children

The Criminalization of Black Children

Race, Gender, and Delinquency in Chicago’s Juvenile Justice System, 1899–1945

Tera Eva Agyepong

Racial Taxation

Racial Taxation

Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869–1973

Camille Walsh

Strategic Sisterhood

Strategic Sisterhood

The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

Rebecca Tuuri

Louis Austin and the Carolina Times

Louis Austin and the Carolina Times

A Life in the Long Black Freedom Struggle

Jerry Gershenhorn

Making a Slave State

Making a Slave State

Political Development in Early South Carolina

Ryan A. Quintana

The Men of Mobtown

The Men of Mobtown

Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Adam Malka

The Trouble with Minna

The Trouble with Minna

A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

Hendrik Hartog

Jah Kingdom

Jah Kingdom

Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Monique A. Bedasse

Chocolate City

Chocolate City

A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Chris Myers Asch, George Derek Musgrove

Radical Intellect

Radical Intellect

Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s

Christopher M. Tinson

Winning Our Freedoms Together

Winning Our Freedoms Together

African Americans and Apartheid, 1945–1960

Nicholas Grant

Medicalizing Blackness

Medicalizing Blackness

Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840

Rana A. Hogarth

Liberated Threads

Liberated Threads

Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Tanisha C. Ford

Making Freedom

Making Freedom

The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery

R. J. M. Blackett