Freedom on My Mind is Bedford/St. Martin's African American history survey textbook that follows the tradition of Calloway's First Peoples and DuBois and Dumenil's Through Women's Eyes in combining historical narrative and primary sources in one book. Each chapter includes a document project based on a theme or event that challenges students to analyze the sources and consider them within the context of the history they just read. Authored by a team of respected historians and teachers, Freedom on My Mind presents African American history from the early slave trade in Africa through the present day and tells the African American story within the larger context of United States history.
Genre: History, Editor: Bedford/St. Martin's, Pages: 400 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1319060528


Award-winning scholars and veteran teachers Deborah Gray White, Mia Bay, and Waldo E. Martin Jr. have collaborated to create a fresh, innovative new African American history textbook that weaves together narrative and a wealth of carefully selected primary sources. The narrative focuses on the diversity of black experience, on culture, and on the impact of African Americans on the nation as a whole. Every chapter contains two themed sets of written documents and a visual source essay, guiding students through the process of analyzing sources and offering the convenience and value of a "two-in-one" textbook and reader.
Genre: History, Editor: Macmillan Higher Education, Pages: 548 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781457637612


Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Simon and Schuster, Pages: 320 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781416971719


In 1963, 16-year-old Janice Wesley made a decision that had a profound affect on her future. She decided to risk it all and go to jail by becoming a foot soldier in the Birmingham, Alabama Children's Crusade to protest the racial segregation that prevailed in her city and throughout the South. Janice tells the story of her arrest in I Woke Up with My Mind on Freedom, and goes on to describe her role in the new South as an educator and administrator. Today, she travels the United States, speaking about the horrors of living in the old South while describing how she and other youth made a difference and changed their world.
Genre: , Editor: UrbanPress, Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1633600688


Freedom on My Mind reveals the richly diverse and complex experience of black people in America in their own words, from the Colonial era of Benjamin Banneker to the present world of Kweisi Mfume and Clarence Thomas. Personal correspondence, excerpts from slave narratives and autobiographies, leaflets, significant addresses and speeches, oral histories and interviews, political manifestos, and important statements of black institutions and organizations are brought together to form a volume that testifies to the boundless creative potential of black Americans in indefatigable pursuit of the dream of freedom. Arranged thematically, the selections illustrate the politics of resistance—as reflected through gender and sexuality, kinship and community, work and leisure, faith and spirituality. They also highlight the contributions of women to black identity, history, and consciousness, and offer excerpts from the work of some of the finest stylists in the African American canon. A general introduction as well as short introductions and bibliographies for each document further enhance the usefulness of the book for students and researchers.
Genre: History, Editor: Columbia University Press, Pages: 766 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 023150750X



Genre: , Editor: , Pages: 800 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1319210155


Do you feel like anxiety is making your life smaller? Are you always worried about the next panic attack? Or are you so stressed that you can't remember when you last felt peaceful and happy? What if there was a simple solution that meant you could stop coping, and start living? For more than 20 years, Nicola Bird experienced anxiety and panic attacks, sometimes so severely she couldn't leave the house. She tried everything, including medication, psychiatric counselling, yoga, and NLP. Then she stumbled upon a completely different way of understanding the human mind that changed her relationship with anxiety forever. In A Little Peace of Mind, Nicola opens up about her own experiences and shares simple ideas to help you realise your own innate mental health and wellbeing. At the heart of this understanding, you'll discover the peace of mind that has been eluding you all this time.
Genre: Self-Help, Editor: Hay House, Inc, Pages: 224 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781788173063


In a future world, only one man dares to think, strive, and love as an individual in the midst of a paralyzing collective humanity.
Genre: Individualism, Editor: Library of Alexandria, Pages: 123 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781613103654


Award-winning scholars and veteran teachers Deborah Gray White, Mia Bay, and Waldo E. Martin Jr. have collaborated to create a fresh, innovative new African American history textbook that weaves together narrative and a wealth of carefully selected primary sources. The narrative focuses on the diversity of black experience and culture and the impact of African Americans on the nation as a whole. Every chapter contains two themed sets of written documents and a visual source essay, guiding students through the process of analyzing sources and offering the convenience and value of a "two-in-one" textbook and reader.
Genre: History, Editor: Bedford/st Martins, Pages: 1006 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: UOM:39015092767766


So often deployed as a jingoistic, even menacing rallying cry, or limited by a focus on passing moments of liberation, the rhetoric of freedom both rouses and repels. Does it remain key to our autonomy, justice, and well-being, or is freedom's long star turn coming to a close? Does a continued obsession with the term enliven and emancipate, or reflect a deepening nihilism (or both)? On Freedom examines such questions by tracing the concept's complexities in four distinct realms: art, sex, drugs, and climate. Drawing on a vast range of material, from critical theory to pop culture to the intimacies and plain exchanges of daily life, Nelson explores how we might think, experience, or talk about freedom in ways responsive to the conditions of our day. Her abiding interest lies in ongoing "practices of freedom" by which we negotiate our interrelation with--indeed, our inseparability from--others, with all the care and constraint that relation entails, while accepting difference and conflict as integral to our communion. For Nelson, thinking publicly through the knots in our culture--from recent art world debates to the turbulent legacies of sexual liberation, from the painful paradoxes of addiction to the lure of despair in the face of the climate crisis--is itself a practice of freedom, a means of forging fortitude, courage, and company. On Freedom is an invigorating, essential book for challenging times.
Genre: Social Science, Editor: McClelland & Stewart, Pages: 317 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780771051241