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Everyone is African : How Science Explodes the Myth of Race

Author: Daniel J. Fairbanks Copyright @ 2015 by Daniel J. Fairbanks Published by Prometheus Books Fairbanks provides the results of scientific research in genetics which undermines the notion that there are distinct differences between the human races. “Race is an exceedingly slippery concept…while it is a biological fiction, it is nonetheless a social fact.” “Race [...]

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Born With Wings: The Spiritual Journey of a Modern Muslim Woman

Author: Daisy Khan Copyright@ 2018 Daisy Khan Published by Random House Daisy Khan is a Muslim campaigner and reformer who is the Executive Director of the Women’s Islamic Initiative for Spirituality and Equality (WISE) and the founder of the Global Women’s Shura Council. Her memoir recounts her life growing up in the foothills of the [...]

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The Heritage: Black Athlete, a Divided America, and the Policies of Patriotism

Author: Howard Bryant Copyright @ 2018 Howard Bryant Published by Beacon Press Howard Bryant takes a critical look at how precarious a role that sports and politics have played for black athletes over the past century. He recounts the character assassination of Paul Robeson for being “un-American” for his commitment to the issues of black [...]

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Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

Author: Jennifer L. Eberhardt, Ph.D. Copyright @ 2019 Jennifer L. Eberhardt Published by Viking Press (an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC) Jennifer Eberhardt’s researched back book focuses on how implicit bias effects practically every aspect of human intervention. This fascinating work provides stunning proof of how and why ingrained stereotypes effect our visual receptions, [...]

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