2021 African American Intellectual History Society

The African American Intellectual History Society's Annual Conference will be held virtually this March. You can shop our books on the histories and cultures of the African diaspora here. We are offering extra deep discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code AAIH21 through June 30, 2021. Need to know what’s new this year? View … Continue reading 2021 African American Intellectual History Society

Atlantic Passages

“Makes a fresh and compelling intervention, and provides a new theoretical framing for thinking about Liberia’s uncomfortable place in the history of American expansion.”—Bronwen Everill, author of Abolition and Empire in Sierra Leone and Liberia “In this original and thought-provoking study, Murray forces a reconsideration of the very ideas of race and racial identity in the … Continue reading Atlantic Passages

Books for Black History Month

This month, we’re highlighting a wide variety of our new and classic books on the histories and cultures of the African diaspora. Recent titles include the story of exiled Black Panther Pete O’Neal, a cookbook of Gullah cuisine from chef Sallie Ann Robinson, essays on the relationship between NASA and the civil rights movement, and … Continue reading Books for Black History Month

Q&A with Paul J. Magnarella, author of Black Panther in Exile

In Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O'Neal Story, Paul Magnarella—a veteran of the United Nations Criminal Tribunals and O’Neal’s attorney during his appeals process from 1997 to 2001—describes his unsuccessful attempts to overturn what he argues was a wrongful conviction. Read below for a short Q&A with the author. This book is currently on … Continue reading Q&A with Paul J. Magnarella, author of Black Panther in Exile

Q&A with Christine Ardalan, author of The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida

The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida tells the story of healthcare workers who battled racism in a state where white supremacy formed the bedrock of society. Read below for a Q&A with the author, Christine Ardalan. This book is currently on sale for Women's History Month. Use code WHM21 for a discount and free shipping, … Continue reading Q&A with Christine Ardalan, author of The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida

The Legacy of Jim Crow in Today’s Healthcare Disparities

By Christine Ardalan, author of The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida News reports during the spring and summer months of 2020 documenting the outbreaks and deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic shined a spotlight on the disproportionate occurrences in Black communities. Black Americans were not only more likely to be infected with the coronavirus … Continue reading The Legacy of Jim Crow in Today’s Healthcare Disparities

Welcome to Our 2020 ASALH Virtual Booth

This year's ASALH Conference will be held virtually throughout the month of September. Our virtual booth is open through December 16 and offers great deals on our African American studies titles. Use code ALH20 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2020 ASALH Virtual Booth

Black History of Florida: A Reading List

Explore centuries of freedom struggles, political development, community histories, and cultural achievements in this list of our books on the African American heritage of Florida. Including the eras of slavery, segregation, and civil rights, these books delve into both pivotal moments and daily life from throughout the Black history of the state. Africa in Florida: … Continue reading Black History of Florida: A Reading List

Police Brutality and the Exile of Black Panther Pete O’Neal

By Paul J. Magnarella, author of Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O’Neal Story “We want an immediate end to POLICE BRUTALITY and MURDER of Black people.” This demand did not follow the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police on May 25, 2020. Rather it preceded that horrific event by over 50 years; it … Continue reading Police Brutality and the Exile of Black Panther Pete O’Neal

Quarantine Reads: Black Voices

Yesterday, the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) released a Statement on Equity and Anti-Racism in response to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the countless other individuals who have been victims of the systemic racism at work in the United States. The University Press of Florida joins with AUPresses in condemning … Continue reading Quarantine Reads: Black Voices