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A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

edited by Nick Bromell with contributions by Charles Mills, Lewis R. Gordon, Anthony Reed, James E. Ford III, Melvin L. Rogers, Nick Bromell, Robert W. Williams, Alexander Livingston, Arash Davari, David Haekwon Kim, and Vijay Phulwani

Literary scholars and historians have long considered W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963) an extremely influential writer and a powerful cultural critic.

Roy Wilkins: The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP

by Yvonne Ryan

Roy Wilkins (1901–1981) spent forty-six years of his life serving the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and led the organization for more than twenty years.

Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South

by Kristina DuRocher

White southerners recognized that the perpetuation of segregation required whites of all ages to uphold a strict social order—especially the young members of the next generation.

The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

by Pellom McDaniels III

Isaac Burns Murphy (1861–1896) was one of the most dynamic jockeys of his era.

An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee

edited by Aram Goudsouzian and Charles W. McKinney Jr.

During the second half of the nineteenth century, Memphis, Tennessee, had the largest metropolitan population of African Americans in the Mid-South region and served as a political hub for civic organizations and grassroots movements.