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              Books in the V. Ethel Willis White Books series

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              The Portland Black Panthers: Empowering Albina and Remaking a City
               

              The Portland Black Panthers: Empowering Albina and Remaking a City (Hardback)

              By Burke, Lucas N. N.; Jeffries, Judson L.

              • OUR PRICE $148.50

              Portland, though widely regarded as a liberal bastion, also has struggled historically with ethnic diversity; indeed, the 2010 census found it to be America's whitest major city. In early recognition of such disparate realities, a group of African American activists in the 1960s ...

              ISBN 9780295995168
              Published 21 April 2016 by UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO - LAW
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              Series V. Ethel Willis White Books
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              Better than the Best: Black Athletes Speak, 1920-2007
                

              Better than the Best: Black Athletes Speak, 1920-2007 (Hardback)

              Edited by Walter, John C.; Iida, Malina

              • OUR PRICE $312.99

              In these engaging and forthright interviews, thirteen African American athletes talk about how they endured through pain, loneliness, and rejection to become champions. In sports as diverse as football and fencing, wrestling and track and field, these men and women triumphed over ...

              ISBN 9780295996837
              Published 20 July 2015 by UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO - LAW
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              Free Boy: A True Story of Slave and Master
                

              Free Boy: A True Story of Slave and Master (Hardback)

              By McConaghy, Lorraine; Bentley, Judy

              • OUR PRICE $312.99

              Free Boy is the story of a 13-year-old slave who escaped from Washington Territory to freedom in Canada on the West's underground railroad.When James Tilton came to Washington Territory as surveyor-general in the 1850s he brought with his household young Charles Mitchell, a slave ...

              ISBN 9780295997100
              Published 20 July 2015 by UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO - LAW
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              Narrative of the Sufferings of Lewis Clarke
                

              Narrative of the Sufferings of Lewis Clarke (Hardback)

              By Clarke, Lewis; Introduction by Gayton, Carver Clark

              • OUR PRICE $312.99

              Lewis George Clarke published the story of his life as a slave in 1845, after he had escaped from Kentucky and become a well-regarded abolitionist lecturer throughout the North. His book was the first work by a slave to be acquired by the Library of Congress and copyrighted.Durin ...

              ISBN 9780295997056
              Published 14 August 2015 by UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO - LAW
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              Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life
                

              Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life (Hardback)

              By Kershner, Jim

              • OUR PRICE $312.99

              Carl Maxey was, in his own words, a guy who started from scratch - black scratch. He was sent, at age five, to the scandal-ridden Spokane Children's Home and then kicked out at age eleven with the only other colored orphan. Yet Maxey managed to make a national name for himself, f ...

              ISBN 9780295997346
              Published 14 August 2015 by UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO - LAW
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