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Hardcover:

9781439163689 | Atria Books, October 27, 2015, cover price $26.00

Paperback:

9781501118579 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, June 7, 2016), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: After eight years of George Bush’s America, we are at a critical juncture in our nation’s history, when we can put forth a new and bolder kind of democracy. Just as the Civil Rights Movement opened the doors for blacks and other people of color, for women, for the LGBT community, the rise of Barack Obama to the presidency — and the post-Bush society we now encounter — opens new possibilities for our democracy...read more

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9781593762148 | Soft Skull Pr, October 20, 2009, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: After eight years of George Bush’s America, we are at a critical juncture in our nation’s history, when we can put forth a new and bolder kind of democracy.

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Product Description: Written between 1989 and 2008, the poems in Kevin Powell’s powerful new collection encompass everything from his early role as a renowned slam poet (and original cast member of MTV’s Real World) to his current incarnation as a poet operating away from the scene...read more

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9780979663697 | Soft Skull Pr, March 10, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Written between 1989 and 2008, the poems in Kevin Powell’s powerful new collection encompass everything from his early role as a renowned slam poet (and original cast member of MTV’s Real World) to his current incarnation as a poet operating away from the scene.

In a trenchant, perceptive collection of essays, a cultural critics examines the gap between illusion and reality for the post-civil-rights generation of Americans and reflections on some of the key political, social, and cultural issues of the time, from his own rise, fall, and resurrection to the problems confronting young black males to black political empowerment. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780609810446 | 1 edition (Three Rivers Pr, August 1, 2003), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In a trenchant, perceptive collection of essays, a cultural critics examines the gap between illusion and reality for the post-civil-rights generation of Americans and reflections on some of the key political, social, and cultural issues of the time, from his own rise, fall, and resurrection to the problems confronting young black males to black political empowerment.

Miscellaneous:

9780307422682, titled "Who's Gonna Take the Weight?: Manhood, Race, and Power in America" | Crown Pub, December 18, 2007, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: Someday We’ll All Be Free is the indispensable and passionate follow-up to Kevin Powell’s best-selling essay collection, Who’s Gonna Take The Weight? Manhood, Race, and Power in America. Here Powell widens his lens and skillfully dissects the dreams of American freedom and democracy in these early days of the 21st century...read more

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9781933368573 | Soft Skull Pr, October 15, 2006, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Someday We’ll All Be Free is the indispensable and passionate follow-up to Kevin Powell’s best-selling essay collection, Who’s Gonna Take The Weight?

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Addresses the increasing political turmoil in modern-day America and the issues--race, gender, religion, the war in Iraq--that are fueling it, examining the disconnect between political rhetoric and the reality of life for ordinary Americans. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9781400053131 | Three Rivers Pr, August 29, 2006, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Addresses the increasing political turmoil in modern-day America and the issues--race, gender, religion, the war in Iraq--that are fueling it, examining the disconnect between political rhetoric and the reality of life for ordinary Americans.

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A photographic portrait of hip hop profiles the genre as a socio-political art form and chronicles its formation from the streets of New York City to a billion-dollar industry, as reflected in more than two hundred color images of top performers. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780066211688, titled "Who Shot Ya?: Three Decades of Hiphop Photography" | Amistad Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A portrait of hip hop profiles the genre as a socio-political art form and chronicles its formation from the streets of New York City to a billion-dollar industry, as reflected in more than two hundred color images of top performers.

Paperback:

9780060936396 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, June 1, 2004), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A portrait of hip hop profiles the genre as a socio-political art form and chronicles its formation from the streets of New York City to a billion-dollar industry, as reflected in more than two hundred color images of top performers.

Offers a compilation of fiction, poetry, essays, criticism, letters, and hip-hop journalism to explore issues in post-civil rights and post-colonial black literature.
By Kevin Powell (editor)

Hardcover:

9780471380603 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, October 1, 2000, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Offers a compilation of fiction, poetry, essays, criticism, letters, and hip-hop journalism to explore issues in post-civil rights and post-colonial black literature.

Miscellaneous:

9780471417040 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, October 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | also contains Advances in Microbial Physiology

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A poet, social critic, and former cast member of MTV's The Real World unflinchingly explores such issues as racism, self-hatred among African Americans, domestic violence, misogyny, and sex through his own turbulent experiences. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780345404008 | Ballantine Books, September 1, 1997, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: In a collection of essays, letters, and meditations, a poet and cultural critic confronts such issues as racism, Black self-hatred, gender violence, sex, misogyny, and his own mercurial rise from poverty to success

Paperback:

9780345424785 | Reprint edition (One World, May 1, 1998), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In a collection of essays, letters, and meditations, a poet and cultural critic confronts such issues as racism, Black self-hatred, gender violence, sex, misogyny, and his own mercurial rise from poverty to success

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Presents a collection of poetry influenced by hip-hop, popular culture, current events, and the author's own experiences.

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9780863163241 | Writers & Readers, May 1, 1995, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of poetry influenced by hip-hop, popular culture, current events, and the author's own experiences.

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Product Description: Book by Powell, Kevin
By Ras Baraka (editor) and Kevin Powell

Hardcover:

9780863163159 | Writers & Readers, October 1, 1992, cover price $28.00

Paperback:

9780863163166 | Writers & Readers, October 1, 1992, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Book by Powell, Kevin

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