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Product Description: Nadia Ellis attends to African diasporic belonging as it comes into being through black expressive culture. Living in the diaspora, Ellis asserts, means existing between claims to land and imaginative flights unmoored from the earth—that is, to live within the territories of the soul...read more

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9780822359159 | Duke Univ Pr, September 11, 2015, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: Nadia Ellis attends to African diasporic belonging as it comes into being through black expressive culture.

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9780822359289 | Duke Univ Pr, September 14, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Nadia Ellis attends to African diasporic belonging as it comes into being through black expressive culture.

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Product Description: Spoofing the Modern is the first book devoted solely to studying the role satire played in the movement known as the "New Negro," or Harlem, Renaissance from 1919 to 1940. As the first era in which African American writers and artists enjoyed frequent access to and publicity from major New York-based presses, the Harlem Renaissance helped the talents, concerns, and criticisms of African Americans to reach a wider audience in the 1920s and 1930s...read more

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9781611174922 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, July 15, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Spoofing the Modern is the first book devoted solely to studying the role satire played in the movement known as the "New Negro," or Harlem, Renaissance from 1919 to 1940.

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Product Description: In Being Apart, LaRose Parris draws on traditional and radical Western theory to emphasize how nineteenth- and twentieth-century Africana thinkers explored the two principal existential themes of being and freedom prior to existentialism's rise to prominence in postwar European thought...read more

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9780813938127 | Univ of Virginia Pr, July 7, 2015, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: In Being Apart, LaRose Parris draws on traditional and radical Western theory to emphasize how nineteenth- and twentieth-century Africana thinkers explored the two principal existential themes of being and freedom prior to existentialism's rise to prominence in postwar European thought.

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9780813938134 | Univ of Virginia Pr, July 7, 2015, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: In Being Apart, LaRose Parris draws on traditional and radical Western theory to emphasize how nineteenth- and twentieth-century Africana thinkers explored the two principal existential themes of being and freedom prior to existentialism's rise to prominence in postwar European thought.
9780534726485, titled "Ethics Discovering Right and Wrong" | Custom edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2000), cover price $110.95 | also contains Ethics: Discovering Right and Wrong

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Product Description: The Routledge Introduction to African American Literature considers the key literary, political, historical and intellectual contexts of African American literature from its origins to the present, and also provides students with an analysis of the most up-to-date literary trends and debates in African American literature...read more

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9780415839648 | Routledge, February 26, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: The Routledge Introduction to African American Literature considers the key literary, political, historical and intellectual contexts of African American literature from its origins to the present, and also provides students with an analysis of the most up-to-date literary trends and debates in African American literature.

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9780415839655 | Routledge, February 19, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Routledge Introduction to African American Literature considers the key literary, political, historical and intellectual contexts of African American literature from its origins to the present, and also provides students with an analysis of the most up-to-date literary trends and debates in African American literature.

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Product Description: A Companion to the Harlem Renaissance presents a comprehensive collection of original essays that address the literature and culture of the Harlem Renaissance from the end of World War I to the middle of the 1930s. Represents the most comprehensive coverage of themes and unique new perspectives on the Harlem Renaissance available Features original contributions from both emerging scholars of the Harlem Renaissance and established academic “stars” in the field Offers a variety of interdisciplinary features, such as the section on visual and expressive arts, that emphasize the collaborative nature of the era Includes “Spotlight Readings” featuring lesser known figures of the Harlem Renaissance and newly discovered or undervalued writings by canonical figures       ...read more

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9781118494066 | Blackwell Pub, July 20, 2015, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: A Companion to the Harlem Renaissance presents a comprehensive collection of original essays that address the literature and culture of the Harlem Renaissance from the end of World War I to the middle of the 1930s.

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Product Description: Examines a range of fiction that challenges widespread assumptions about what it means to be a black person of faith. Taking up the perceived tensions between the LGBTQ community and religious African Americans, Marlon Rachquel Moore examines how strategies of antihomophobic resistance dovetail into broader literary and cultural concerns...read more

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9781438454078 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2014, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Taking up the perceived tensions between the LGBTQ community and religious African Americans, Marlon Rachquel Moore examines how strategies of antihomophobic resistance dovetail into broader literary and cultural concerns.

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9781438454085 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 2, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Examines a range of fiction that challenges widespread assumptions about what it means to be a black person of faith.

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Product Description: During the Jim Crow era, African American travelers faced the prospects of violence, harassment, and the denial of services, especially as they made their way throughout the American South. Those who journeyed outside the United States found not only a political and social context that was markedly different from America's, but in their international mobility, they also discovered new ways of identifying themselves in relation to others...read more

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9781625341600 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: During the Jim Crow era, African American travelers faced the prospects of violence, harassment, and the denial of services, especially as they made their way throughout the American South.

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9781625341617 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: During the Jim Crow era, African American travelers faced the prospects of violence, harassment, and the denial of services, especially as they made their way throughout the American South.

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Product Description: Hot Music, Ragmentation, and the Bluing of American Literature is a multidisciplinary exploration of the ways that African American “hot” music—minstrelsy, ragtime, jazz, and especially blues—emerged into the American cultural mainstream in the nineteenth century and ultimately dominated both American music and literature from 1920 to 1929...read more

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9780817318659 | 2 edition (Univ of Alabama Pr, June 1, 2015), cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Hot Music, Ragmentation, and the Bluing of American Literature is a multidisciplinary exploration of the ways that African American “hot” music—minstrelsy, ragtime, jazz, and especially blues—emerged into the American cultural mainstream in the nineteenth century and ultimately dominated both American music and literature from 1920 to 1929.
9780409995251, titled "Land Compensation and Valuation Law in Hong Kong" | Butterworth-Heinemann, June 1, 1989, cover price $138.00 | also contains Land Compensation and Valuation Law in Hong Kong

 Hemingway and the Black Renaissance, edited by Gary Edward Holcomb and Charles Scruggs, explores a conspicuously overlooked topic: Hemingway’s wide-ranging influence on writers from the Harlem Renaissance to the present day. An observable who’s who of black writers—Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Wallace Thurman, Chester Himes, Alex la Guma, Derek Walcott, Gayl Jones, and more—cite Hemingway as a vital influence. This inspiration extends from style, Hemingway’s minimalist art, to themes of isolation and loneliness, the dilemma of the expatriate, and the terrifying experience of living in a time of war. The relationship, nevertheless, was not unilateral, as in the case of Jean Toomer’s 1923 hybrid, short-story cycle Cane, which influenced Hemingway’s collage-like 1925 In Our Time.            Just as important as Hemingway’s influence, indeed, is the complex intertextuality, the multilateral conversation, between Hemingway and key black writers. The diverse praises by black writers for Hemingway in fact signify that the white author’s prose rises out of the same intensely American concerns that their own writings are formed on: the integrity of the human subject faced with social alienation, psychological violence, and psychic disillusionment. An understanding of this literary kinship ultimately initiates not only an appreciation of Hemingway’s stimulus but also a perception of an insistent black presence at the core of Hemingway’s writing.

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9780814211779 | Ohio State Univ Pr, April 30, 2012, cover price $52.95 | About this edition:  Hemingway and the Black Renaissance, edited by Gary Edward Holcomb and Charles Scruggs, explores a conspicuously overlooked topic: Hemingway’s wide-ranging influence on writers from the Harlem Renaissance to the present day.
9780814292785 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, March 28, 2012), cover price $14.95

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9780814252383 | Ohio State Univ Pr, May 29, 2015, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance—Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Wallace Thurman, and Arna Bontemps, among others--are associated with, well . . . Harlem. But the story of these New York writers unexpectedly extends to the American West...read more

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9780700620869 | Univ Pr of Kansas, June 22, 2015, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: Luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance—Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Wallace Thurman, and Arna Bontemps, among others--are associated with, well .

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Product Description: This compelling work examines classic and contemporary Jewish and African American children’s literature. Through close readings of selected titles published since 1945, Jodi Eichler-Levine analyzes what is at stake in portraying religious history for young people, particularly when the histories in question are traumatic ones...read more

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9780814722992 | New York Univ Pr, April 8, 2013, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: This compelling work examines classic and contemporary Jewish and African American children’s literature.

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9781479822294 | Reissue edition (New York Univ Pr, April 8, 2015), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This compelling work examines classic and contemporary Jewish and African American children’s literature.

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Product Description: The Souls of White Folk: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness is the first study to consider the substantial body of African American writing that critiques whiteness as social construction and racial identity. Arguing against the prevailing approach to these texts that says African American writers retreated from issues of "race" when they wrote about whiteness, Veronica T...read more

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9781617038891 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, August 23, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The Souls of White Folk: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness is the first study to consider the substantial body of African American writing that critiques whiteness as social construction and racial identity.

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9781496802453 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, January 21, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The Souls of White Folk: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness is the first study to consider the substantial body of African American writing that critiques whiteness as social construction and racial identity.

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Product Description: With peerless talent and unrivalled international presence, few stars shone brighter in the heady firmament of the Jazz Age than Josephine Baker and Paul Robeson. Electric, charismatic, and unforgettable, both ignited the modern imaginations of cosmopolitan centers across Europe...read more

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9780199354016 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 27, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: With peerless talent and unrivalled international presence, few stars shone brighter in the heady firmament of the Jazz Age than Josephine Baker and Paul Robeson.

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Product Description: With a focus on the connected spiritual legacy of the black Atlantic, Literary Expressions of African Spirituality leads the way to more comprehensive trans-geographical studies of African spirituality in black art. With essays focusing on African spirituality in creative works by several trans-Atlantic black authors across varying locations in the Ameri-Atlantic diaspora, this collection reveals and examines their shared spiritual cosmology...read more
By Carol P. Marsh-Lockett (editor) and Elizabeth J. West (editor)

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9780739181423 | Lexington Books, April 11, 2013, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: With a focus on the connected spiritual legacy of the black Atlantic, Literary Expressions of African Spirituality leads the way to more comprehensive trans-geographical studies of African spirituality in black art.

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9781498515498 | Reprint edition (Lexington Books, March 26, 2015), cover price $39.99 | also contains Literary Expressions of African Spirituality, Literary Expressions of African Spirituality | About this edition: With a focus on the connected spiritual legacy of the black Atlantic, Literary Expressions of African Spirituality leads the way to more comprehensive trans-geographical studies of African spirituality in black art.
9780426204565, titled "The Also People" | London Bridge, January 1, 1996, cover price $5.95 | also contains Literary Expressions of African Spirituality, Literary Expressions of African Spirituality, The Also People | About this edition: Softback book in the New Adventures of Doctor Who series.

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Product Description: Black Atlas presents definitive new approaches to black geography. It focuses attention on the dynamic relationship between place and African American literature during the long nineteenth century, a volatile epoch of national expansion that gave rise to the Civil War, Reconstruction, pan-Americanism, and the black novel...read more

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9780822357971 | Duke Univ Pr, June 19, 2015, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: Black Atlas presents definitive new approaches to black geography.

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9780822358114 | Duke Univ Pr, June 19, 2015, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Black Atlas presents definitive new approaches to black geography.

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Product Description: A hermeneutical study of metaphor in African American literature. In Habitations of the Veil, Rebecka Rutledge Fisher uses theory implicit in W. E. B. Du Bois’s use of metaphor to draw out and analyze what she sees as a long tradition of philosophical metaphor in African American literature...read more

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9781438449319 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 1, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: In Habitations of the Veil, Rebecka Rutledge Fisher uses theory implicit in W.

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9781438449326 | State Univ of New York Pr, January 2, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A hermeneutical study of metaphor in African American literature.

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Product Description: African American writers have incorporated Martin Luther King Jr. into their work since he rose to prominence in the mid-1950s. Martin Luther King Jr., Heroism, and African American Literature is a study by award-winning author Trudier Harris of King’s character and persona as captured and reflected in works of African American literature continue to evolve...read more

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9780817318444 | Univ of Alabama Pr, November 15, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: African American writers have incorporated Martin Luther King Jr.

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Product Description: The postwar period witnessed an outpouring of white life novels--that is, texts by African American writers focused almost exclusively on white characters. Almost every major mid-twentieth century black writer, including Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Ann Petry and James Baldwin, published one of these anomalous texts...read more

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9780199398881 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 7, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The postwar period witnessed an outpouring of white life novels--that is, texts by African American writers focused almost exclusively on white characters.

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Product Description: The post–Civil Rights era was marked by an explosion of black political thought and aesthetics. Reflecting a shifting horizon of expectations around race relations, the unconventional sounds of free jazz coupled with experimental literary creation nuanced the push toward racial equality and enriched the possibilities for aesthetic innovation within the Black Arts Movement...read more

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9780816693054 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 20, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The post–Civil Rights era was marked by an explosion of black political thought and aesthetics.

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9780816693061 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 20, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The post–Civil Rights era was marked by an explosion of black political thought and aesthetics.

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Product Description: Unbought and Unbossed examines black women's literary and cultural production of the 1970s and early 1980s. Considering texts in the socio-cultural and historical moments of their production, Trimiko Melancon analyzes representations of black women that not only transgress racial, gender, and sexual boundaries, but also diverge from both discourses of "whiteness" and constructions of female identity imposed by black nationalism...read more

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9781439911457 | Temple Univ Pr, November 28, 2014, cover price $74.50 | About this edition: Unbought and Unbossed examines black women's literary and cultural production of the 1970s and early 1980s.

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9781439911464 | Temple Univ Pr, November 28, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Unbought and Unbossed examines black women's literary and cultural production of the 1970s and early 1980s.

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Product Description: The Black Pacific Narrative: Geographic Imaginings of Race and Empire between the World Wars chronicles the profound shift in geographic imaginings that occurred in African American culture as the United States evolved into a bioceanic global power...read more

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9781611686128 | Dartmouth College, November 4, 2014, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The Black Pacific Narrative: Geographic Imaginings of Race and Empire between the World Wars chronicles the profound shift in geographic imaginings that occurred in African American culture as the United States evolved into a bioceanic global power.

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9781611686135 | Dartmouth College, November 4, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Black Pacific Narrative: Geographic Imaginings of Race and Empire between the World Wars chronicles the profound shift in geographic imaginings that occurred in African American culture as the United States evolved into a bioceanic global power.

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Product Description: Using the slave narratives of Henry Bibb and Frederick Douglass, as well as the work of W. E. B. Du Bois, James Baldwin, Walter Mosley, and Barack Obama, Ronda C. Henry Anthony examines how women’s bodies are used in African American literature to fund the production of black masculine ideality and power...read more

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9781617037344 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 16, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Using the slave narratives of Henry Bibb and Frederick Douglass, as well as the work of W.

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9781628461800 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, September 1, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Using the slave narratives of Henry Bibb and Frederick Douglass, as well as the work of W.

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Product Description: A perfect guide for use in high school classes, this book explores the fascinating literature of the Harlem Renaissance, reviewing classic works in the context of the history, society, and culture of its time.• Discusses five major writers of the Harlem Renaissance• Provides numerous suggestions for class activities and further individual exploration• Supplies educators with ready reference work that aligns with Common Core Standards in English Language Arts (ELA) in Social Studies• Gives readers insight into how literature and other art forms reflect the social conditions and are inspired by events of the tim...read more

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9781610696494 | Greenwood Pub Group, November 25, 2014, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: A perfect guide for use in high school classes, this book explores the fascinating literature of the Harlem Renaissance, reviewing classic works in the context of the history, society, and culture of its time.

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Product Description: “The read of the year.” —Junot DíazWhite Girls, Hilton Als’s first book since The Women 16 years ago, finds one of The New Yorker's boldest cultural critics deftly weaving together his brilliant analyses of literature, art, and music with fearless insights on race, gender, and history...read more

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9781936365814 | McSweeneys Books, November 5, 2013, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: White Girls, Hilton Als’s first book since The Women fourteen years ago, finds one of The New Yorker's boldest cultural critics deftly weaving together his brilliant analyses of literature, art, and music with fearless insights on race, gender, and history.

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9781940450254 | McSweeneys Books, August 5, 2014, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “The read of the year.

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Product Description: From Puritan Execution Day rituals to gangsta rap, the black criminal has been an enduring presence in American culture. To understand why, Jeannine Marie DeLombard insists, we must set aside the lenses of pathology and persecution and instead view the African American felon from the far more revealing perspectives of publicity and personhood...read more

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9780812244229 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, July 16, 2012, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: From Puritan Execution Day rituals to gangsta rap, the black criminal has been an enduring presence in American culture.

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9780812223170 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, August 15, 2014, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: From Puritan Execution Day rituals to gangsta rap, the black criminal has been an enduring presence in American culture.

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