Nancy Goldstein

Black History Month Sale: 30% off select books!

by Kathryn Beaton February 8, 2017

In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting books in our “African-American and African Studies” category. Whether you’re interested in civil rights, slam poetry, policy issues, music, or how these intersect with a variety of other topics, you can find it all here. Use the code UMBHM17 for 30% off any of our 140 AAAS books. This offer is good on hardcovers, paperbacks, and ebooks, and can be used as many times as you want, until March 1st, 2017.   Black America in the Shadow of the Sixties: Notes on the Civil Rights Movement, Neoliberalism, and Politics Clarence Lang The 1960s, including […]

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Jackie Ormes Named Best Book by Village Voice

by University of Michigan Press December 12, 2008

Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist by Nancy Goldstein has been named a Best Book of 2008 by the Village Voice. "Jackie (nee Zelda) Ormes created four different newspaper-cartoon series that were nationally syndicated in Black American newspapers from 1937 to 1956. Her politically astute, elegantly drawn, and predominantly female characters were a bracing collective to the "coon and mammy" caricatures promulgated by many white cartoonists during those years. Ormes's hitherto underexposed work is celebrated in this lavishly illustrated career biography." Carol Cooper Jackie Ormes has also been named an American Library Association Booklist Top 10 Biography of […]

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