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Excerpt from “Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters” by African-American Prisoners in Sing Sing Prison.
Statement by Sing Sing Prisoners, May 1998. In Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal; An African American Anthology, edited by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, 620-621. New York: Bowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Document location: SECTION 01: Social and Economic Issues of the 1980s and 1990s
Excerpt from “The Prison-Industrial Complex: An Investment in Failure” by Michael J. Love.
Michael J. Love, “The Prison-Industrial Complex: An Investment in Failure,” May 1998. In Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal; An African American Anthology, edited by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, 622-623. New York: Bowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Document location: SECTION 01: Social and Economic Issues of the 1980s and 1990s
Excerpt “Harold Washington’s Announcement of Candidacy for the Democratic Nomination for Mayor...".
“Harold Washington’s Announcement of Candidacy for the Democratic Nomination for Mayor of Chicago,” 1983. In Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal; An African American Anthology, edited by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, 537. New York: Bowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Document location: SECTION 02: Black Politics
Excerpt from “1988 Democratic Convention Speech” delivered by Jesse Jackson.
Jesse Jackson, “Common Ground and Common Sense,” address delivered July 19, 1988. In Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal; An African American Anthology, edited by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, 575-577. New York: Bowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Document location: SECTION 02: Black Politics
Excerpt from “1976 Democratic National Convention Keynote Address” by Barbara Jordan.
Barbara Jordan, “1976 Democratic National Convention Keynote Address,” July 12, 1976, New York. Available online at http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/barbarajordan1976dnc.html. Last accessed December 5, 2008.
Document location: SECTION 02: Black Politics
Excerpt from “Anger in Isolation: A Black Feminist’s Search for Sisterhood” by Michele Wallace.
Michele Wallace, “Anger in Isolation: A Black Feminist’s Search for Sisterhood,” July 28, 1975. In Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal; An African American Anthology, edited by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, 520-523. New York: Bowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Document location: SECTION 03: Black Feminism
Excerpt from Combahee River Collective Statement.
“Combahee River Collective: A Black Feminist Statement,” 1977. In Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal; An African American Anthology, edited by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, 524-529. New York: Bowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Document location: SECTION 03: Black Feminism
Excerpt from “Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference” by Audre Lorde.
Audre Lorde, “Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference,” 1984. In Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal; An African American Anthology, edited by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, 538-544. New York: Bowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Document location: SECTION 03: Black Feminism
Excerpt from “Shaping Feminist Theory” by bell hooks.
bell hooks, “Black Women: Shaping Feminist Theory,” 1984. In Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal; An African American Anthology, edited by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, 544-550. New York: Bowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Document location: SECTION 03: Black Feminism
Excerpt from “Don’t Adjust to Apartheid” by Jesse Jackson.
Jesse L. Jackson, “Don’t Adjust to Apartheid,” November/December 1984. In Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal; An African American Anthology, edited by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, 550-554. New York: Bowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Document location: SECTION 05: Apartheid
Excerpt: “State of the U.S. Anti-Apartheid Movement: Interview with Randall Robinson” by C. Lusane.
Clarence Lusane, “State of the U.S. Anti-Apartheid Movement: An Interview with Randall Robinson,” October 17, 1985. In Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal; An African American Anthology, edited by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, 554-556. New York: Bowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000.
Document location: SECTION 05: Apartheid
Excerpt from the “Speech at the Million Man March” by Louis Farrakhan.
Louis Farrakhan, Speech at the Million Man March, Washington, DC, October 16, 1995.
Document location: SECTION 07: The Million Man March
Excerpt from “Million Man March: A View from the Left – Interview with Don Rojas” by Steve Bloom.
Steve Bloom, “Million Man March: A View from the Left – Interview with Don Rojas,” Independent Politics, December 6, 1995. Available online at http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/45a/220.html. Last Accessed December 5, 2008.
Document location: SECTION 07: The Million Man March
Excerpt from “Comments on the Million Man March” by Patricia Williams.
Patricia Williams, interview by Helen Thomas, Background Briefing, ABC Radio National (Australia), October 1, 1995. Available at http://www.abc.net.au/rn/talks/bbing/stories/s10791.htm. Last Accessed December 5, 2008.
Document location: SECTION 07: The Million Man March
Excerpt from Gratz v. Bollinger.
Gratz v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 244 (2003).
Document location: SECTION 09: End of Affirmative Action
Excerpt from “‘A New Era of Discrimination?’: Why African Americans Should Be Alarmed About..."
The American Civil Liberties Union, “A New Era of Discrimination?”: Why African Americans Should Be Alarmed About the Ashcroft Terrorism Laws, Washington, DC, September 2003. Available online at http://www.aclu.org/safefree/resources/17670pub20030924.html. Last Accessed December 5, 2008.
Document location: SECTION 10: 9/11 and the Iraq War
Senate Resolution Apologizing for Failure to Enact Anti-Lynching Legislation.
U.S. Congress. Senate. A resolution apologizing to the victims of lynching and the descendants of those victims for the failure of the Senate to enact anti-lynching legislation. S. Res. 39. 109th Cong., 1st sess. (June 13, 2005). Available online at http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?c109:2:./temp/~c109wL54ok::. Last accessed December 5, 2008.
Congressman Charles Rangel Calls for Reparations.
Congressman Charles Rangel (June 14, 2005). Apologies for Lynching Are Welcome, But Reparations Are in Order. Press Release. Available online at http://www.house.gov/list/press/ny15_rangel/CBRSenateApologiesforLynching06142005.html. Last accessed December 5, 2008.
Excerpt from “A More Perfect Union” by Barack Obama.

Barack Obama, “A More Perfect Union,” Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 18, 2008. Available online at http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/hisownwords. Last accessed December 5, 2008.

Document location: SECTION 99: Conclusion
Excerpt from “Keynote Address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.”

Barack Obama, “Keynote Address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention,” Boston, Massachusetts, July 27, 2004. Available online at http://www.barackobama.com/2004/07/27/keynote_address_at_the_2004_de_1.php. Last accessed December 5, 2008.

Document location: SECTION 99: Conclusion
Voting Irregularities in Florida During the 2000 Presidential Election.
Document location: SECTION 08: The 2000 Election