Books for Black History Month: Celebrating Black Women

Each week during Black History Month, we're highlighting a selection of books on an important Black history topic. This week, we're celebrating Black women's activism, leadership, resistance, and scholarship.Use code BHM22 for discount prices on these books and others through February 28. Bertha Maxwell-RoddeyA Modern-Day Race Woman and the Power of Black LeadershipSonya Y. RamseyThis … Continue reading Books for Black History Month: Celebrating Black Women

Books for Black History Month: Artists & Performers

Each week during Black History Month, we're highlighting a selection of books on an important Black history topic. This week, we're focusing on the important impact of Black dancers, choreographers, musicians, and painters. Use code BHM22 for discount prices on these books and others through February 28. Rooted Jazz DanceAfricanist Aesthetics and Equity in the … Continue reading Books for Black History Month: Artists & Performers

Books for Black History Month: Civil Rights

Each week during Black History Month, we're highlighting a selection of books on an important Black history topic. This week, we're focusing on the origins and impact of the civil rights movement.Use code BHM22 for discount prices on these books and others through February 28. The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer WorldSouthern Civil Rights … Continue reading Books for Black History Month: Civil Rights

University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

The University Press of Florida has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand the Press’s publications in African American Studies (AAS) and Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS).The grant will support the Press’s project “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing,” enabling the Press to increase its capacity … Continue reading University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

Continuities in Black Women’s Political Culture

By Deanna M. Gillespie, author of The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women's Political Culture. This book is available at a discount price through December 15, 2021. Order here and use code ALH21 at checkout. In Fall 2020, the nation’s attention focused on a presidential election held during a global pandemic. Across the country, governors authorized expanded … Continue reading Continuities in Black Women’s Political Culture

Highlights from our 2021 ASALH Virtual Booth

This year's ASALH Conference will be held virtually throughout the month of September. Our virtual booth is open through December 15 and offers great deals on our African American studies titles. Use code ALH21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus … Continue reading Highlights from our 2021 ASALH Virtual Booth

Fall 2021 Virtual Booths

This fall, while some conferences are planning in person meetings, many are still offering online formats or hybrid options. We are hosting online virtual booths and book sales on our website in connection with the meetings below. Whether you are attending these meetings in person or virtually, visit our virtual booths for deep discounts on … Continue reading Fall 2021 Virtual Booths

The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women’s Political Culture

“Makes a major contribution to civil rights history by documenting the extensive political education work of the Black women-led Citizenship Education Program, an organization that promoted voter registration throughout the South. This book clearly shows that women were not only organizers but were the movement’s leaders, and their impact was tremendous.”—Rebecca Tuuri, author of Strategic Sisterhood: … Continue reading The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women’s Political Culture

Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

The spring conferences we participated in this year were held virtually, and we have been hosting virtual booths with deep discounts on our books and free shipping. All discounts have been extended through July 31, 2021. AHA History Sale  Use Code AHA21 at checkout. AAIHS African American Studies Sale Use Code AAIH21 at checkout. SAA … Continue reading Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

“We know remarkably little about how the Shenandoah Valley’s African Americans negotiated the vexing uncertainties of secession, civil war, and Reconstruction. This compelling and accessibly written narrative foregrounds the struggles of freedom-seeking enslaved persons in America’s most turbulent era.”—Brian Matthew Jordan, author of Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War“A groundbreaking study that demonstrates … Continue reading Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era