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  • emFamily Propertiesem
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    Family Properties

    Beryl Satter talked about her book Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, and the Exploitation of Black Urban America (Metropolitan Books; March 17, 2009). Professor Satter drew upon the records…

  • emI Am a Manem
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    "I Am a Man"

    Joe Starita talked about his book "I Am a Man": Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice (St. Martin’s Press; January 20, 2009). In 1879, Ponca Chief Standing Bear challenged decades of…

  • History of Black Leaders Panel
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    History of Black Leaders Panel

    Authors talked about their books about black leaders. After each author introduced made introductory remarks, Eric Arnesen asked questions before taking questions from members of the audience. Margaret…

  • emThe Black Workerem
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    The Black Worker

    Eric Arnesen talked about the book he edited, The Black Worker: Race, Labor, and Civil Rights Since Emancipation, published by University of Illinois Press. The book contains essays dealing…

  • emArc of Justiceem
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    Arc of Justice

    Kevin Boyle was interviewed by Mr. Arnesen about his book Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age, published by Henry Holt and Co. Mr. Boyle discussed…

  • emIda A Sword Among Lionsem
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    Ida: A Sword Among Lions

    Paula Giddings talked about her book Ida: A Sword Among Lions, Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching, published by Amistad. Ida B. Wells (1862-1931), born to slaves in Mississippi,…

  • emSavage Peaceem
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    Savage Peace

    Ann Hagedorn talked about her book, Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919, published by Simon and Schuster. In her book Ann Hagedorn details the condition of the United States in…