Tag Archives: African American Studies


The definitive selection of Amiri Baraka’s dynamic poetry—comprising more than five decades of groundbreaking, controversial work—with new, previously unpublished, and uncollected poems.

Searching for Zion

“This is a beautifully written and thought-provoking book. My head gets blown off every page. . . . Everyone [Raboteau] meets she renders with…

The Nigger Factory

New edition of the second novel by the legendary poet, musician and Godfather of Rap. The Nigger Factory is a scornful statement on the…

Jam on the Vine

An explosive debut novel that chronicles the life of a trailblazing African American woman journalist through the start of the twentieth century.


“[A] panoramic history . . . Gill blends high-density research, political and cultural sophistication, and narrative drive to produce an epic worthy of its…

The Colored Museum

“Brings forth a bold new voice that is bound to shake up blacks and whites with separate-but-equal impartiality. True satire.” –Jack Kroll, Newsweek

Color Blind

“Dunkel’s enthralling narrative of Bismarck’s talented collection of white and black players falls into the ‘must-read’ category.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer

Bullwhip Days

“A rich source of cultural information . . . Eloquent and important. It stands as a group portrait of people not long dead, all…

The Broken King

The IMPAC Dublin award-winning author of Man Gone Down – a New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of The Year – comes an…