The Fire This Time
  • Author : Jesmyn Ward
  • Release Date : 02 August 2016
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 13 : 9781501126345

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Book excerpt: "Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this ... collection of essays and poems about race from ... voices of her generation and our time"--

The Fire This Time

The Fire This Time

Author : Jesmyn Ward
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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"Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this ... collection of essays and poems about race from ... voices of her generation and our time"--...

The Fire That Time

The Fire That Time

Author : Nalini Mohabir
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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In 1969, in one of the most significant black student protests in North American history, Caribbean students called out discriminatory pedagogical practices at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University), before occupying the computer center for two weeks. Upon the breakdown of negotiations, the police launched a violent crackdown as a ...

The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time

Author : James Baldwin
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Literary Collections
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First published in 1963, James Baldwin's A Fire Next Time stabbed at the heart of America's so-called ldquo;Negro problemrdquo;. As remarkable for its masterful prose as it is for its uncompromising account of black experience in the United States, it is considered to this day one of the most articulate ...

The Fire This Time

The Fire This Time

Author : Vivien Labaton,Dawn Lundy Martin
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : Social Science
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Young feminists today are becoming activists on behalf of many causes beyond the classic—and indispensable--feminist ones of reproductive rights and equal pay for equal work. In The Fire This Time, Dawn Martin, one of four founders of The Third Wave Foundation--a multiracial, multi-issue, and multicultural activist organization--and Vivien Labaton, ...

The Fire This Time

The Fire This Time

Author : Randall Kenan
Publisher : Melville House
Genre : Social Science
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“Kenan continues Baldwin’s legendary tradition of ‘telling it on the mountain’ by giving a voice to the unvarnished truth.”—The San Francisco Chronicle James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time was one of the essential books of the sixties, and one of the most galvanizing statements of the American civil ...

This Is the Fire

This Is the Fire

Author : Don Lemon
Publisher : Little, Brown
Genre : Political Science
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In this "vital book for these times" (Kirkus Reviews), Don Lemon brings his vast audience and experience as a reporter and a Black man to today's most urgent question: How can we end racism in America in our lifetimes? The host of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon is more popular ...

Fire this Time

Fire this Time

Author : Gerald Horne
Publisher : University of Virginia Press
Genre : Political Science
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In August 1965 the predominantly black neighborhood of Watts in Los Angeles erupted in flames and violence following an incident of police brutality. This is the first comprehensive treatment of that uprising. Property losses reached hundreds of millions of dollars and the official death toll was thirty-four, but the political results ...

Where the Line Bleeds

Where the Line Bleeds

Author : Jesmyn Ward
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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The first novel from National Book Award winner and author of Sing, Unburied, Sing Jesmyn Ward, a timeless Southern fable of brotherly love and familial conflict—“a lyrical yet clear-eyed portrait of a rural South and an African American reality that are rarely depicted” (The Boston Globe). Where the Line ...

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Publisher : Ember
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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"A memoir from Ta-Nehisi Coates, in which he details the challenges on the streets and within one's family, especially the eternal struggle for peace between a father and son and the important role family plays in such circumstances"--...

The Fire this Time

The Fire this Time

Author : Julian Aguon
Publisher : blue ocean press / ARI
Genre : History
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This compilation of essays chronicles the plight of the Chamorro people in the U.S. Territory of Guam. These essays provide a picture of how globalization, privatization, a non-representative democracy, the militarization of society, and consumerism threaten to both destroy the viability of communities and the sustainable values and cultures ...

The Fire this Time

The Fire this Time

Author : Ramsey Clark
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Political Science
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Based on research conducted in more than 20 countries as well as eyewitness accounts, this book refutes the misinformation disseminated by corporate media and government sources about U.S. involvement in Iraq. Descriptions of war-torn Iraq during and after Operation Desert Storm illustrate the effect war crimes and violations of international ...

The Fire Now

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Author : Azeezat Johnson,Remi Joseph-Salisbury,Beth Kamunge
Publisher : Zed Books Ltd.
Genre : Social Science
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Not so long ago, many spoke of a ‘post-racial’ era, claiming that advances made by people of colour showed that racial divisions were becoming a thing of the past. But the hollowness of such claims has been exposed by the rise of Trump and Brexit, both of which have revealed ...

Critical Race Theory in Education

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Author : Adrienne D. Dixson,Celia K. Rousseau
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Education
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Although Critical Race Theory (CRT) has been used to analyze difficult issues of race and racism in education for over ten years, the function of CRT in educational research is still not entirely clear. By bringing together the voices of various CRT scholars and education experts, this volume presents a ...

The Fire this Time

The Fire this Time

Author : Harry Justin Elam,Robert Alexander
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Drama
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Major new African-American anthology of drama....

The Fire Is Upon Us

The Fire Is Upon Us

Author : Nicholas Buccola
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"In February 1965, novelist and 'poet of the Black Freedom Struggle' James Baldwin and political commentator and father of the modern American conservative movement William F. Buckley met in Cambridge Union to face-off in a televised debate. The topic was 'The American Dream is at the expense of the American Negro....