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April-June 2016

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  • A Perspective on the Historical Analysis of Race and Treatment Storage and Disposal Facilities in the United States Written by Paul B Stretesky and Ruth McKie. Published by IOP Science (24 February 2016). iopscience.iop.org [15129]

  • Coming of Age in the Other America written by Stefanie DeLuca, Susan Clampet-Lundquist and Kathryn Edin. Published April 2016. Available at www.amazon.com [15135]

  • Democratic by Design: How Carsharing, Co-ops, and Community Land Trusts are Reinventing America Written by Gabriel Metcalf. Published November 2015. Available at www.us.macmillan.com [15134]

  • Disparate Impact under Title VI and the School-to-Prison Pipeline A disparate impact memo by the Accountability Project of the Children’s Rights Litigation Committee, ABA Section of Litigation (2015). www.americanbar.org [15141]

  • Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes From San Francisco's Housing Wars written by James Tracy. Published January 2014. Available at www.amazon.com [15137]

  • Ferguson's Fault Lines: The Race Quake That Rocked A Nation Written by Dr. Kimberly J. Norwood. Published by the ABA Section of State and Local Government Law (2016). www.americanbar.org/ [15148]

  • Investing in Equal Opportunity: What Would it Take to Build the Balance Wheel? written by Jennifer King Rice. Published by the National Education Policy Center (15 September 2015). nepc.colorado.edu/publication/balance-wheel [15131]

  • The Chicago Freedom Movement: Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights Activism in the North (Civil Rights and Struggle) Edited by Mary Lou Finley, Bernard LaFayette Jr., James R. Ralph Jr., and Pam Smith. Published by the University Press of Kentucky (2016). www.amazon.com [15122]

  • The Color of Wealth in Los Angeles written by Melany De La Cruz-Viesca, Zhenxiang Chen, Paul M. Ong, Darrick Hamilton, and William A. Darity Jr. Published by UCLA Asian American Studies Center Policy Reports, developed for the Ford Foundation's Building Economic Security Over a Lifetime Initiative (March 2016). www.aasc.ucla.edu/besol/ [15132]

  • The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation written by Natalie Y. Moore (2016). [15147]

January-March 2016

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  • "BLACK LIVES MATTER The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males" Published by the Schott Foundation for Public Education. blackboysreport.org/# [15093]

  • "Opportunity, responsibility, and security" written by Robert Doar, Lawrence M. Mead, and Michael R. Strain. published by the American Enterprise Institute (3 Dec 2015). https://www.aei.org/publication/opportunity-responsibility-and-security/ [15085]

  • RACE AND ECONOMIC JEOPARDY FOR ALL: A Framing Paper for Defeating Dog Whistle Politics written by Ian Haney Lopez. Prepared for the AFL-CIO. (January 2016). diversity.berkeley.edu/ [15094]

  • State of Hispanic America: Working Toward a More Secure Future a white paper, published by the National Council of La Raza (January 2016). publications.nclr.org/ [15105]

  • Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Initiative Published by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. January 28, 2016. www.wkkf.org/news-and-media/article/2016/01/wkkf-leads-broad-coalition-to-launch-trht [15092]

  • “Sustaining Racially Diverse Communities and Schools amid Metro Migrations: How Housing and Educational Policy Can Impede Re-segregation in Rapidly Changing Suburbs and Cities” by Amy Stuart Wells, is a new Policy Brief from the National Education Policy Center, available at www.nepc.colorado.edu www.nepc.colorado.edu [15059]

November/December 2015

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  • "Does School Choice Affect Gentrification? Posing the Question and Assessing the Evidence" Published by the Urban institute (August 2015). www.urban.org/ [15027]

  • "Fair Housing Disparate Impact Claims Based on the Use of Criminal and Eviction Records in Tenant Screening Policies" A guide by Merf Ehman. Published by Columbia Legal Services. September 2015. www.columbialegal.org/DisparateImpactManual2015.pdf [15017]

  • "Health Insurance Soars, But America’s Next Generation Still Lives in Families Struggling to Make Ends Meet" Analysis and policy solutions published by the Center for Law and Social Policy. (September 17, 2015). www.clasp.org [15018]

  • "Looming large in others’ eyes: Racial stereotypes illuminate dual adaptations for representing threat versus prestige as physical size" A study by Colin Holbrook, Daniel M. T. Fessler, and Carlos David Navarrete. Published by Evolution & Human Behavior (June 2015). www.ehbonline.org/ [15006]

  • "The complex history of the Federal Housing Administration: Building wealth, promoting segregation, and rescuing the U.S. housing market and the economy" A paper written by J.H. Carr and K.B. Anacker. Published by the Banking & Financial Services Policy Report (2015). www.thecyberhood.net/content/pages/featured_papers [15015]

  • Making Manna A book by Eric Lotke. ericlotke.com/making-manna/ [15007]

  • School Composition and the Black–White Achievement Gap published by the National Assessment of Educational Progress and National Center for Education Statistics. nces.ed.gov/ [15028]

  • Treasury Comments on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Race, Color, or National Origin in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance published by Poverty & Race Research Action Council (September 10, 2015). www.prrac.org/ [15025]

  • “Forward Through Ferguson:A Path Toward Racial Equity.” Published by St. Louis Positive Change, The Ferguson Commission (October 2015). forwardthroughferguson.org/ [15026]

  • “Racial Equity Toolkit: An Opportunity to Operationalize Equity” published by The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (2015). racialequityalliance.org/2015/10/30/racial-equity-toolkit/ [15022]

September/October 2015

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  • Implicit Injustice: Using Social Science to Combat Racism in the United States (2015). Article by Eva Paterson and Luke Edwards, published by the Equal Justice Society in the Harvard Journal. bit.ly/1JVWIHN [14967]

  • Modern prejudice: Subtle, but unconscious? The role of Bias Awareness in Whites’ perceptions of personal and others’ biases (November 2015) written by Sylvia P. Perry, Mary C. Murphy, John F. Dovidio. Published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology bit.ly/1FwdOEQ [14979]

  • Race, Racial Inequality, and Biological Determinism in the Genetic and Genomic Era (September 2015). The Annals of the American Academy of Political Science. Edited by W. Carson Byrd and Matthew W. Hughey. Published by Sage Publications. www.ann.sagepub.com [14988]

  • The Enigma of Diversity: The Language of Race and the Limits of Racial Justice (2015). Written by Ellen Berry. Published by the University of Chicago Press. Available at www.press.uchicago.edu [14986]

July/August 2015

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  • "State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review" (2015) produced by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity examines how critical race biases can be detected and tackles the social biases of the 21st century. [14941]

  • Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced, and Underprotected (2015, 29 pp.) by Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw with Priscilla Ocen and Jyoti Nanda for the African American Policy Forum and Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies. Available at www.aapf.org [14903]

  • Engaging the "Race Question": Accountability and Equity in U.S. Higher Education written by Alicia C. Dowd and Estela Mara Bensimon have created a book that critically analyses educational policies and suggests actions for improving professional and organizational change. [14940]

  • Lessons from New York City’s Universal Pre-K Expansion: How a Focus on Diversity Could Make It Even Better (May 2015, 25 pp) discusses economic and racial justice by examining Pre-K programs. Available at www.tcf.org [14931]

  • They're our neighborhoods, too from the Anti-Discrimination Center, looks at New Yorkers’ attitudes about moving to a new neighborhood. Available at www.antibiaslaw.com [14934]

May/June 2015

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  • "Brother, can you spare some time? Sustaining prosperity and social inclusion in America’s metropolitan regions," a new article by Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor in Urban Studies (May 2015), demonstrates a strong correlation between prolonged economic growth and lower levels of segregation and income inequality at the city level. [14868]

  • "Connecticut School Integration: Moving Forward as the Northeast Retreats," (April 2015, 69 pp.), from The Civil Rights Project at UCLA by Gary Orfield with Jongyeon Ee, shows the progress CT has made in reducing school segregation in comparison to other Northeastern states. Available at civilrightsproject.ucla.edu [14870]

  • "Two Strikes: Race and the Disciplining of Young Students," Jason A. Okonofua and Jennifer L. Eberhardt, (April 2015), Psychological Science, available behind paywall at pss.sagepub.com [14875]

  • #BlackWorkersMatter, (May 2015, 78 pp.), a new report from the Building Movement Project looks at the underlying factors that are at the root of the black jobs crisis. Available at www.discountfoundation.org [14890]

  • 2015 State of Black America, Executive Summary and Key Findings (Spring 2015, 20 pp.) and full E-book (185 pp.) from the National Urban League available at soba.iamempowered.com [14872]

  • 50 Years of the Voting Rights Act: The State of Race in Politics, (March 2015, 46 pp.), by Khalilah Brown‐Dean, Zoltan Hajnal, Christina Rivers, and Ismail White of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, available at jointcenter.org [14874]

  • Fallout From Freddie Gray’s Death And Underlying Causes of Urban Poverty And Racial Strife In Baltimore And Across the Country, May 4, 2015 edition of the Diane Rehm show (NPR) featuring guest host Indira Lakshmanan, Emily Badger, Sheryll Cashin, Allen West, Kevin Rector, and Isabel Wilkerson. Listen at thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2015-05-04 [14893]

  • Finishing Last: Girls of Color and School Sports Opporutnities, (April 2015, 24 pp.), a report from the National Women's Law Center and PRRAC by Fatima Goss Graves, Neena Chaudhry, Katharine Gallagher Robbins, Anne Morrison, Lauren Frohlich, Adaku Onyeka-Crawford, Philip Tegeler, Michael Hilton, and Silva Mathema, links school segregation with a lack of high school sports opportunities for girls. Available at www.prrac.org [14876]

  • Meeting the Challenges of an Aging Population with Success, a new study from the Kirwan Institute and College of Social Work at Ohio State reports on senior vulnerability, race and poverty. Available at columbusfoundation.org [14869]

March/April 2015

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  • "Pittsburgh's Racial Demographics 2015: Differences and Disparities" (January 2015, 142 pp.), University of Pittsburgh's Center for Race and Social Problems, available at www.crsp.pitt.edu [14798]

  • "Using Civil Rights Tools to Address Health Disparities" A new report from Michael Rodriguez, Marc Brenman, Marianne Engelman Lado, and Robert García at The City Project (2014, 26 pp.) Available at cityprojectca.org [14804]

  • 2015 Healing History conference April 6-9 in Richmond, VA. Inf. available at us.iofc.org [14847]

  • Othering and Belonging conf. held by the Haas Inst. for a Fair & Inclusive Society, April 24-26 in Oakland CA. Details available at www.otheringandbelonging.org [14848]

  • Racial Equity Tools Update is available at www.racialequitytools.org [14828]

  • “Justice Department Finds a Pattern of Civil Rights Violations by the Ferguson Police Department” Full report from the Department’s Civil Rights Division is available at www.justice.gov/crt/ [14829]

  • “Public Education and Black Males” is a 64-page 50 state report from The Schott Foundation, available at www.blackboysreport.org [14826]

  • “The Racial Wealth Gap: Why Policy Matters,” (2015, 36 pp.) A new report by Laura Sullivan, Tajana Meschede, Lars Dietrich & Tom Shapiro, from The Brandeis Inst. for Assets & Social Policy and from Amy Traub & Catherine Ruetschlin of Demos, is available at www.demos.org [14827]

November/December 2014

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  • Director of Communications Public Advocates (SF Bay Area) is seeking a new Director of Communications. Inf. at DOC@publicadvocates.org [14780]

  • "How Africans Brought Civilization to America,," by Garikai Chengu, appeared in the Oct. 13, 2014 CounterPunch. Available (likely free) from author, garikai.chengu@gmail.com [14758]

  • Interview with Bryan Stevenson Terry Gross' Oct. 20, 2014 interview with him is available at http://www.npr.org/2014/10/20/356964924/one-lawyers-fight-for-young-blacks-and-just-mercy [14757]

  • Jackson, Mississippi: An American Chronicle of Struggle and Schism (2011, 272 pp., $18.95), has been published by Univ. Nebraska Press. [14783]

  • Jackson, Mississippi: An American Chronicle of Struggle and Schism, by John R. Salter, Jr. (2011, 272 pp.), has been published by Univ. Nebraska Press. [14784]

  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, by Bryan Stevenson (336 pp., 2014), has been published by Spiegel Grau [14764]

  • "Policy Basics: The Minimum Wage (Aug. 2014) is available (no price given) from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 202/408-1080, center@cbpp.org" [14777]

  • Teaching Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement and Labor History in the Classroom is a 2014 project by Teaching for Change, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Fdn. Inf. from dmenkart@teachingforchange.org, [14752]

  • "The Racial Wealth Audit: Measuring How Policies Shape the Racial Wealth Gap," by Thomas Shapiro, Tatjana Meschede & Laura Sullivan of the Brandeis Inst. on Assets & Social Policy (4 pp., Sept. 2014), is available at http://www.demos.org/sites/default/files/publications/The%20Racial%20Wealth%20%20Audit.pdf [14763]

  • "The Targeting of Young Blacks By Law Enforcement: Ben Jealous [NAACP] in Conversation with Jamelle Bouie" appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect [14762]

  • Title VI Civil Rights News@FCS [Federal Coordination & Compliance Sec. of USDOJ Civil Rights Div.]. Fall 2014 issue available from usdoj@public.govdelivery.com [14755]

  • Who We Be: The Colorization of Amierica, by Jeff Chang (2014, 416 pp.), has been published by St. Martin's Press. [14786]

  • “Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime: A Tale of Three States” [NY, NJ, Calif.] + “Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime: A Tale of Three States” [NY, NJ, Calif.] is a 2014 report from The Sentencing Project. Available (no price given) from them, 1705 DeSales St. NW, 8th flr., Wash., DC 20036, 202/628-0871, sentencingproject.org sentencingproject.org [14744]

July/August 2014

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  • 1964 Civil Rights Act: Todd Purdum, formerly at NY Times, now at POLITICO, has just published An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Henry Holt, 2014, 398 pp.) [14702]

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  • Healthy People 2020, released by HHS in 2011, puts forth Leading Health Indicators covering 1200 objectives, grouped into 12 topic areas, in which are a subset of 42 topics (on such issues as diet, preterm births, medical insurance, suicide, etc.) Further inf. and webinar schedule at www.healthypeople.gov/2020/LHI and www.healthypeople.gov/2020/learn [14698]

  • "Justice for Blacks and Whites," by Sheryll Cashin, an op-ed, appeared in the July 2, 2014 NY Times [14709]

  • "Lack of Order: The Erosion of a Once-Great Force for Integraton," May 2014, appeared in ProPublica, available at http://www.propublica.org/article/lack-of-order-the-erosion-of-a-once-great-force-for-integration. [14722]

  • "Lack of Order: The Erosion of a Once-Great Force for Integraton," by Nikole Hannah-Jones, appeared in ProPublica, available at http://www.propublica.org/article/lack-of-order-the-erosion-of-a-once-great-force-for-integratiion [14723]

  • Life Cycles of Inequity: A Series on Black Men is a monthly series exploring how injustice shapes the lives of black men, from birth to death, using short films, investigative journalism & infographics to illustrate the issues. Produced by ColorLines, published by Race Forward, available at http://colorlines.com/life-cycles-of-inequity/ [14704]

  • Navajo Code Talkers : Chester Nez, originator of the Navajo Code Talkers, so important for confidential communication during WWII (for which Pres. George W. Bush awarded him the Congressional Gold Medal in 2001), passed away in June at age 93. The 6/5/14 NY Times obituary details his work, but also notes the irony of then-extant discrimination against Native Americans. [14701]

  • "Segregation Now," by Nikole Hannah-Jones, appeared in ProPublica, April 2014; available at http://www.propublica.org/acticle/segregation-now-full-text [14703]

  • Shattered Glass in Birmingham: My Family's Fight for Civil Rights, 1961-1964, by Randall C. Jimerson (320 pp., 2014), has been published by LSU Press [14737]

  • "The Case for Reparations," by Ta-Nehisi Coates, appeared in the May 2014 Atlantic, available at http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/05/the-case-for-reparations/361631/ [14705]

May/June 2014

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  • "2014 Statistical Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders" is available (no price given) from the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. http://www.aasc.ucla.edu/cic/stats2014.aspx [14693]

  • African Americans in San Francisco, by Jan Batiste Adkins (128 pp., 2012, $21.99), has been published by Aradia Publishing. [14633]

  • Beyond Our Wildest Dreams: Racial Equity Learning is a media-rich curriculum available at racialequitytools.org/curricula [14643]

  • Bill (William J.) Chambliss, one of the nation's leading criminologists, passed away in Feb. 2014. A fine tribute/career summary appears in the March/April 2014 issue of The Criminologist (Vol. 39, no. 2), one of the nation's leading criminologists, passed away in Feb. 2014. A fine tribute to him and summary of his important career appeared in March/April 2014 issue of The Criminologist, vol. 39, no. 2. [14629]

  • Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, by Shakti Butler, is a 2014 film & conversation guide, available (check price) from World Trust, 8115 McCormick Ave., Oakland, CA 94605, world-trust.org, crackingthecodes,.org [14642]

  • "Immaculate Perception," by Jerry Kang, was a 14-min., Jan. 2014 TEDxTalks, available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VGbwN16Ssk&feature=youtu.be [14667]

  • "Is Urban Sprawl Good for Minorities?," by Jared M. Ragusett (29 pp.), appeared in the April 2014 issue (Vol. 24, No. 2) of Housing Policy Debate. [14662]

  • Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life, by Karen E. Fields & Barbara S. Fields (310 pp., 2012), has been published by Verso. [14647]

  • Racial Formation in the United States, by Michael Omi & Howard Winant (3rd edition), will be published by Routledge, July 2014. Examination cc. from SalesHss@taylorandfrancis.com [14627]

  • The African American Center & African American Resources is a huge, excellently resourced part of the San Francisco Public Library Main Library in the city's Civic Center. Inf. at 415/557-4400, info@sfpl.lib.ca.us, http://sfpl.lib.ca.us [14632]

  • "The Price of a Slur," by David Treuer, an Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in Minnesota, is a first-rate op-ed that appeared in the April 3, 2014 NY Times, analyzing/criticizing the use of "Redskins" by the Washington, DC NFL football team. [14657]

  • Twice Heroes: America's Nisei Veterans of WWII and Korea, by Tom Graves, is a fascinating, disturbing collection of photos and interviews about the experiences of and discrimination against Japanese-Americans during WWII -- including the internment of some 120,000 of them during WWII, about which many (most?) Americans know little or nothing. Those who did serve were placed in segregated units, one of which received more commendations/medals than any other unit in the nation's history, as members clearly wanted/needed to prove themselves. The 182-page, 2013 book has been published by Nassau & Witherspoon (www.nassau-witherspoon.com) and Graves is reachable at 415/550-7241, tom@tomgraves.com [14634]

  • "White Complicity as a Way Toward Racial Solidarity," by Alex Mikulich (2 pp.), appeared in the Winter 2013 issue of JustSouth Quarterly, published by the Jesuit Social Research Inst. of Loyola Univ. of New Orleans, 504/864-7746, jsri@loyno.edu [14638]

March/April 2014

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  • "A Valuable Reputation," by Rachel Aviv, in the Feb. 10, 2014 New Yorker, provides a fascinating and disturbing account African-American biologist Tyrone Hayes' work and travails (with the industry, government and media) regarding his research on seriously damaging impacts of the herbocide atrazine -- and the role of race. [14545]

  • An Honorable Budget for Indian Country: Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request (125 pp., Jan. 2014), from the Natl. Congress of American Indians, is available at www.ncai.org/NCAI_2014_Budget_Request.pdf [14604]

  • Autobiography of Medgar Evers: A Hero's Life & Legacy Revealed Through His Writings, Letters & Speeches, by Manning Marable & Myrlie Evers-Williams (331 pp., 2005), was published by Basic Civitas Books. [14560]

  • Civil Rights Stories, eds. Myriam Gilles & Risa Goluboff (2008), has been published by Foundation Press, 877/888-1330. [14563]

  • Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class, by Ian F. Haney Lopez (304 pp., Jan. 2014), has been published by Oxford Univ. Press [14585]

  • Freedom Rider Diary: Smuggled Notes from Parchman Prison, by Carol Ruth Silver (240 pp., 2014, $35), has been published by Univ. Miss. Press, 3825 Ridgewood Rd., Jackson, MS 39211. Silver, a lawyer, was later elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. [14569]

  • Genetics and the Unsettled Past: The Collision of DNA, Race, and History, eds. Keith Wailoo, Alondra Nelson & Catherine Lee (370 pp., 2012, $29.95), has been published by Rutgers Univ. Press. [14498]

  • Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr, by Michael Vincent Williams (432 pp., 2011, $34.95), was published by Univ. Arkansas Press [14559]

  • "Moving the Race Conversation Forward, Part 1:: How the Media Covers Racism, and Other Barriers to Productive Racial Discourse," from Colorlines (35 pp., Jan, 2014) is available at act.colorlines.com/acton/formfd/1069/0073:d-0001 [14580]

  • "Moving the Race Conversation Forward, Part 1: How the Media Covers Racism, and Other Barriers to Productive Racial Discourse," from ColorLines (35 pp., Jan. 2014), is available at act.colorlines.com/acton/formfd/1069/0073:d-0001 [14583]

  • "Moving the Race Conversation Forward, Part 2: Racial Discourse Change in Practice," from ColorLines (39 pp., Jan. 2014), is available at act.colorlines.com/acton/attachment/1069/f-0115/1/-/-/-/-/Racial_Discourse_Part_2.PDF [14584]

  • Negroes and the Gun: The Black Tradition of Arms, by Nicholas Johnson, a Fordham Univ. Law professor (379 pp., 2014), has been published by Prometheus Books. [14576]

  • "Reading Between the Data: The Incomplete Story of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders," by Farah Ahmad & Christian E. Weller (March 4, 2014), is available (no price given) from the Ctr. for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20005, progress@americanprogress.org[ [14617]

  • Some of the Lost History of the Civil Rights Movement, by Robert Rohlfing -- publishing inf. not accessible. [14565]

  • Stokely [Carmichael]: A Life, by Peniel E. Joseph (424 pp., March 2014), has been published by Basic Civitas Books. [14568]

  • "The Long Civil Rights Movement and the Political View of the Past," ed. Jacqelyn Dowd Hall is a highly-praised 30-page article in the March 2005 Journal of American History. Available at http://www.uvu.edu/sei/docs/the_long_civil_rights_movemeent.pdf">http://www.uvu.edu/sei/docs/the_long_civil_rights_movemeent.pdf [14524]

  • "The Long Civil Rights Movement and the Political View of the Past," by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, is a highly-praised 30-page article from the March 2005 Journal of American History. Available at http://www.uvu.edu/sei/docs/the_long_civil_rights_movement.pdf [14525]

  • The Lost Promise of Civil Rights, by Risa Goluboff (384 pp., 2010, $22), was published by Harvard Univ. Press (?). [14564]

  • The New Black: LGBT Rights and African-American Communities is a 2014 release from California Newsreel, news@newsreel.org [14551]

  • Uncommon Vision: The Life and Times of John Howard Griffin is the film documentary version (by Morgan Atkinson et al.) of Griffin's book, Black Like Me, chronicling this White man's 1959 tour of The South disguised as a Black man. His detailed description of the difficulties, insults, maltreatment he experienced was widely circulated, throughout the US and internationally, and is regarded as having an important role in the Civil Rights Movement. DVD available at www.morganatkinson.com [14550]

  • Unfinished Agenda: Urban Politics in the Era of Black Power, by Junius Williams (408 pp., 2014), has been published by North Atlantic Books [14535]

  • We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement, by Akinyele Omowale Umoja (351 pp., 2013), has been published by NYU Press. [14577]

January/February 2014

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  • "'Losing an Arm': Schooling as a Site of Black Suffering," by Michael J. Dumas (29 pp., Dec. 2013), appeared in Race, Ethnicity and Education, Vol. 17, Issue 1, available at www.tandfonline/com/doi/abs/10.1080/13613324.2013.850412#Uq9HuCd4hA4 [14428]

  • Bayard Rustin: The civil rights icon was one of 16 people awarded (in his case, posthumously) the Presidential Medal of Freedom in Feb. 2013. [14471]

  • Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequality is a 2013(?) documentary by Shakti Butler. Inf. (and to arrange an event with Butler present) from rhummanee@worldtrust.org, 510/632-5156. [14421]

  • "Diverse Suburbs" [14398] See full text.

  • "Ending the Legacy of Racism in Sports and the Era of Harmful Indian Sports Mascots," a 29-page, Oct. 2013 report from the Natl. Congress of American Indians, is available at www.ncai.org/resources/ncai_publications/ending-the-legacy-of-racism-in-sports-the-era-of-harmful-indian-sports-mascots [14426]

  • "Needed: Freedom Summer 2014" is a Dec. 15, 2013 Huffington Post column, by Robert Kuttner, focusing on attempts to turn back voting rights. Available at www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-kuttner/voting-rights-act-section-5_b_4450999.html [14464]

  • "Neoliberalism in Blackface: Barack Obama and Deracialization, 2007-2012," by Hermon George (37 pp., Dec. 2013), appeared in The Journal of Pan African Studies, Vol. 6, No. 6, available at www.jpanafrican.com/docs/vol6no6/6.6-Georgetownpaper.pdf [14424]

  • "Racism as Policy: A Critical Race Analysis of Education Reforms in the United States and England," by David Gillborn (16 pp., Nov. 2013), appeared in The Educational Forum, Vol. 78, Issue 1, available at www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00131725/2014.850982#.Uq86fid4hA4 [14425]

  • The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 (Norton, 2013, 605 pp., $35) is, in the words of reviewer James Oakes, "a remarkable new book" (see his excellent review in the Nov. 3, 2013 Wash. Post). The book's theme, as he characterizes it, is "the way white Americans so readily equated their own freedom with the enslavement of blacks." [14395]

  • WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED: The Jackson Woolworth's Sit-In and the Movement It Inspired, by M.J. O'Brien, Foreword by Julian Bond (384 pp., March 2013, $40), has been published by Univ. Press of Mississippi. [14468]

November/December 2013

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  • Combined Destinies: Whites Sharing Grief About Racism, by Ann Todd Jealous & Caroline T. Haskell, edited by Ann Todd Jealous & Caroline T. Haskell (224 pp., Feb. 2013, $27.50), has been published by Potomac Books. It consists of very personal and honest stories/testimonies by lots of well-known and not-so-well-known folks -- among the former: Robert Zellner & Bettina Aptheker. [14256]

  • "How health issues impede kids' success in school" is the topic of an Oct. 2013 report, by Irwin Redlener, available (no price given) from the Children's Health Fund. Contact dev@chfund.org [14354]

  • "Racial Equity Tools," from the Racial Equity Library (Sept.[?], 2013), listing 1600+ "resources that can help you create change in your community," can be found at racialequitytools.org/home [14290]

  • "Redefining Religious Liberty: The Covert Campaign Against Civil Rights," by Jay Michaelson (48 pp., March, 2013), is available (no price listed) from Political Research Associates, 1310 Broadway, #201, Somerville, MA 02144-1837, www.politicalresearch.org [14236]

  • The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, in Jackson, is now on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/mscivilrightsmuseum. Inf. also at 601/576-6852 [14250]

  • "The State of Exclusion: An Empirical Analysis of the Legacy of Segregated Communities in North Carolina," a Sept. 2013 report, is available (no price given) from the UNC Ctr. for Civil Rights, www.uncinclusionproject.org/documents/stateofexclusion.pdf [14275]

  • Unhooking from Whiteness: The Key to Dismantling Racism in the United States, by Chris Hayes & Nicholas D. Hartlep (2013), has been published by Sense Publishers. Inf. from paul.chambers@sensepublishers.com www.sensepublishers.com [14314]

  • Unhooking from Whiteness: The Key to Dismantling Racism in the United States, by Cleveland Hayes & Nicholas D. Hartlep (2013), has been published by Sense Publishers, paul.chambers@sensepublishers.com, www.sensepublishers.com [14316]

September/October 2013

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  • "9 Ways to Organize the Next Civil Rights Movement," by Carl Gibson (July 2013), is available (possibly free) from Nation of Change, 800/803-6045, info@nationofchange.org [14179]

  • A Place at the Table is a powerful new (2013?) film documenting the nation's hunger crisis, the 50 million Americans struggling to put food on the table. Contact ARISE in Montgomery, AL, which showed the film June 6, 2013, 256/533-6083, daleclem@knology.net for inf. [14158]

  • And don't call meITALS a racist! A treasury of quotes on the past, present, and future of the color line in America, selected and arranged by Ella Mazel (162 pp., 1998), published by Argonaut Press in Lexington, Mass. Divided into 3 secs.: Past/Present/Future, and attributed to/sourced from (and indexed by) over 200 well-known figures -- e.g., Arthur Ashe, Julian Bond, Bill Clinton, Lani Guinier, MLK, Paul Robeson, Toni Morrison. Great collection. Most likely out of print, maybe available as used book via Internet. [14189]

  • Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights, by William P. Jones (320 pp., July 2013, $26.95), has been published by W.W. Norton. The book focuses on the March's radical roots. [14177]

  • Julian Bond: Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement is a 34-min. biographical sketch by Eduardo Montes-Bradley. Joan Browning, a civil rights activist from way back, says, "It is fabulous!" Available from Amazon [14209]

  • "Memory and Mobility: Place, Race and Remembrance in America's Historic Black Towns" is a short article in CURS Update, Summer 2013, the publication of the Ctr. for Urban & Regional Studies at Univ. N. Carolina-Chapel Hill. Available (no price given) from 919/962-3074, urbanstudies@mail.unc.edu, http://curs.unc.edu [14172]

  • My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther, by Party Captain ($17.95), has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, www.haymarketbooks.org [14200]

  • Race & Beyond: Remembering the Many Voices at the March on Washington, by Sam Fullwood III (July 2013), is available (no price given) from the Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20005 [14169]

  • The Black Panthers Speak (328 pp., Sept. 2013, $19), has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, www.haymarketbooks.org [14193]

  • The Black Power Mixtape, 1967-1975, ed. Goran Hugo Olsson (192 pp., June 2013, $21.95), has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7885, www.haymarketbooks.org [14194]

  • "The Color of Law: Voting Rights and the Southern Way of Life," by Louis Menand, is an excellent 9-page background to & description of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, in the July 8&15, 2013 New Yorker. [14175]

  • The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, by Bruce Hartford, about the politics and events of the original 1963 March, is available as a Kindle book or readable on a computer. Available from Amazon. [14222]

  • The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, by Bruce Hartford (2012), is available as a Kindle book or can be read on a computer -- contact bruceh@crmvet.org for instrucs. Available from Amazon too. [14223]

  • The Nation's Longest Struggle: Looking Back On the Modern Civil Rights Movement is a book done by Wisconsin high school students -- has a lot of SNCC interviews in it. $29.95, from D.C Everest Sr. HS, attn: Paul Aleckson, 6500 Alderson St., Weston, WI 54476 [14207]

  • The Political Economy of Racism ($22), has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, 60618, 773/583-7884. [14195]

  • The Political Economy of Racism, by Melvin Leiman ($22), has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, www.haymarketbooks.org [14197]

  • The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King's Dream, by Gary Younge (180 pp., Aug. 2013, $18.95), has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, www.haymarketbooks.org [14190]

  • The Tribal Moment in American Politics: The Struggle for Naive American Sovereignty, by Christine K. Gray (230 pp., 2013, $85 -- but available as e-book as well) has been published by Alta Mira Press, https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780759123809 [14160]

  • "Why We Need a New Civil Rights and Labor Movement," by Mark Vorpahl, is an Aug. 2013 op-ed, available (likely free) from Nation of Change, info@nationofchange.org [14220]

July/August 2013

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  • "The U.S. Labor Movement and the U.S. Civil Rights Movement" is a paper presented mid-2012 by Ira Grupper at a conf. in Cuba. Contact him at 502/459-2171, irag@iglou.com [13958]

  • "'Non-White' Gentrification in Chicago's Bronzeville and Pilsen: Racial Economy and the Intraurban Contingency of Urban Redevelopment," by Matthew B. Anderson & Carolina Sternberg (33 pp., May 2013), appeared in Urban Affairs Review49(3). Author contactable at matthew.anderson35@msubillings.edu [14135]

  • "'Our Generation Had Nothing to Do with Discrimination': White Southern Memory of Jim Crow and Civil Rights," by Kristen Marie Lavelle (356 pp., May 2011), is her Texas A&M dissertation. Available at http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/ETD-TAMU-2011-05-9402. Author may be contacted at kristen.lavelle@montana.edu [14048]

  • "Black Patients More Likely Than Whites to Unde" [14058]

  • Bombingham, by Anthony Grooms, is a 2002 novel about the racially violent Alabama city, published by Random House, along with a Teacher's Guide. [13972]

  • "Bridging the Higher Education Divide: Strengthening Community Colleges and Restoring the American Dream" (164 pp., May 20013, $19.95), from The Century Foundation Task Force on Preventing Community Colleges from Becoming Separate and Unequal, is available from the Foundation, One Whitehall St., NYC, NY 10004, 800/537-5467. [14002]

  • "Concentrated Affluence: Notes for a Research Project" is a short, May[?] 2013 paper by Herbert Gans; available from him at hjg1@columbia.edu [14007]

  • Detroit: Race, Riots, Racial Conflict, and Efforts to Bridge the Racial Divide, by Joe T. Darden & Richard W. Thomson (2013), has been published by Michigan State Univ. Press. [14071]

  • Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing, by Jeannine Bell (___ pp., 2013), has been published by _________________. [14065]

  • Modern Minority: Asian American Literature and Everyday Life, by Yoon Sun Lee (240 pp., 2013, $74), has been published by Oxford Univ. Press. [14066]

  • "Public Sector Tranformation, Racial Inequality and Downward Occupational Mobility," by George Wilson, Vincent J. Roscigno, Matt L. & Matt L. Huffman (32 pp., March 2013), appeared in Social Forces91(3). Authors contactable at gwilson1@miami.edu [14087]

  • "Race and Beyond: Witness to Whiteness," by Sam Fulwood III, is a short, very good piece (June 2013) on what it means to be white in America. Available (possibly free) from The Center for American Progress, 1333 H St., NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20005 or downloadable at www.americanprogress.org/issues/race/news/2013/06/18/66991/witness-to-whiteness [14069]

  • "Race vs. Class: The False Dichotomy," a first-rate op-ed by Sherrilyn A. Ifill, Pres. & Director-Counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense & Educ. Fund, appeared in the June 14, 2013 NY Times. [14024]

  • "The Human Development Index: How Do Puerto Ricans Measure Up?," a 6 pp., May 2013 Research Brief, is available (no price listed) from The Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, 695 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10065, 212/772-5688, centropr@hunter.cuny.edu [14009]

  • The National Museum of African American History and Culture, a Smithsonian institution scheduled for 2015 completion (groundbreaking was Feb. 2012), is to be located on a 5-acre tract adjacent to the Washington Monument and the Natl. Museum of American History, Founding Director Lonnie G. Bunch. Inf. at PO Box 96832, Wash., DC 20090-6832, AAHCmember@si.edu, AfricanAmerican.si.edu [13985]

  • The Racial Healing and Equity Network has been recently formed. Inf. from dushaw@thespacesproject.org, 202/360-7787. [14018]

  • "The Racial Wealth Gap in America" is the title of a series of recent studies from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200. Downloadable at http://urban.org/changing-wealth-americans/ [13977]

  • The Unfinished March is a new Economic Policy Inst. project, marking the 50th anniv. (Aug. 28) of The March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom. Content/events available at epi@epi.org [14027]

May/June 2013

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  • Learning Race, Learning Place: Shaping Racial Identities and Ideas in African American Childhoods, by Erin Winkler (230 pp., Nov. 2012, $27.95), has been published by Rutgers Univ. Press. [13875]

  • "Scottsboro on the Delaware," by Mark Krasovic (5 pp., March 2013), appeared in Reviews in American History, Vol. 41, No. 1, available at http://muse/jhu.edu/journals/reviews_in_american_history/v041/41.1.karasovic.html N1 [13920]

  • "State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review 2013" (102 pp.) is available (no price listed) from The Kirwan Inst. for the Study of Race & Ethnicity at Ohio St. Univ. (until recently headed by PRRAC Bd. member john powell): 33 W. 11th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210, 614/688-5429. [13935]

  • White Flight/Black Flight: The Dynamics of Racial Change in an American Neighborhood, by Rachael A. Woldoff (264 pp., 2011, $22.95 -- but you may be able to get it for $18.36 from the publisher, Cornell Univ. Press, by using Promo Code: CAU6). [13912]

March/April 2013

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  • A Piece of the Pie: Black and White Immigration Since 1880, by Stanley Lieberson (420 pp., 1981), was published by Univ. of Calif. Press. [13831]

  • "AP Poll: A slight majority of Americans are now expressing negative view of blacks" is the disturbing Oct. 27, 2012 Associated Press report, available at http://surveys.ap.org. An academic analysis is available at http://tinyurl.com/8pzbebm [13782]

  • "Assessment of Biases Against Latinos and African Americans Among Primary Care Providers and Community Members," by I.V. Blair et al. (6 pp.), appeared in the Jan. 2013 American Journal of Public Health [13752]

  • Congressional Gold Medal for 4 Girls Killed in Birmingham, 1963 : A bill being introduced in Congress, backed by the entire Alabama Congressional delegation, would award The Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to the four young girls killed 50 years ago by KKKers at Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church. [13808]

  • "Critical Perspectives on Race and Equity" is the title of a special 2012 issue of The Review of Higher Education, published by and available (no price listed) from the Center for Urban Education, Univ. of So. Calif., Waite Phillips Hall,#702, Los Angeles, CA 90089, 213/740-3889, rsoecue@usc.edu [13783]

  • Envisioning Emancipation, by Barbara Krauthemer & Deborah Willis, published in 2013 by Temple Univ. Press, brings together more than 150 images depicting the many ways slavery, Emancipation and freedom were represented by photography during the Civil War era and beyond. [13827]

  • "HUD Point in Time Estimates Slight Decline [in Homelessness] in 2011" is available at http:/bit.ly/Zrlhns [13794]

  • "Indian Country Budget Request," published annually by the National Congress of American Indians, is available (no price given), 202/466-7767 [13860]

  • Speaking of Race and Class:The Student Experience at an Elite College [Amherst], by Elizabeth Aries (240 pp., 2012, $29.95), has been published by Temple Univ. Press. ADD WITH RICHARD BERMAN [13779]

  • "Study of For-Profit Colleges:" Sen. Tom Harkin, Senate Comm. on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, recently completed a two-year investigation, which confirmed the suspicions many have that the rapidly growing industry is focused more on profits than on the students. Presumably available from Harkins' office. [13799]

  • The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South, by Bruce Levine (464 pp., 2013), has been published by Random House. Terry Gross of NPR's "Fresh Air" had a terrific interview with this Univ. IL-Chicago historian on Jan. 9, 2013. [13760]

  • The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency, by Randall Kennedy (2011), was published by Pantheon. [13755]

  • "The Struggle in Black and Brown: African American and Mexican American Relations during the Civil Rights Era," by Alberto Rodriguez, appeared in the Jan. 2013 issue of Southwestern Historical Quarterly (Vol. 116, No. 3) [13839]

January/February 2013

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  • Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities, by Carl Nightingale (482 pp., 2012, $35), has been published by Univ. of Chicago Press. [13713]

November/December 2012

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  • ADC Law Review is a brand new legal journal from the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Comm. Guidelines for submissions available from alyaa@adc.org. ADC is at 1900 M St. NW, #610, Wash., DC 20036, 202/244-2990. [13656]

  • Charles H. Houston: An Interdisciplinary Study of Civil Rights Lawyers, ed. James L. Conyers, Jr. (302 pp., July 2012, $75), has been published by Lexington Books. Included in the essays are those by PRRAC Bd. member John Brittain & Howard U. Law Prof. Derek Black (author of the article on Middle-Income Peers in the May/June 2012 P&R. [13650]

  • Conservatism in the Black Community: To the Right and Misunderstood, by Angela K. Lewis (160 pp., Dec. 2012), has been published by Routledge. [13673]

  • Controversy Over Pew Research Center Report on Asian Americans: Criticized for being "highly biased" and "damaging" by leading scholars; a June 25, 2012 Press Release detailing these objections is available from (PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member) Paul Ong, pmong.ucla.edu and Melanie De La Cruz-Viesca, 310/206-7738. [13649]

  • "Eviction and Reproduction of Urban Poverty" (46 pp.), by Matthew Desmond, appeared in Vol.118, No. 1 (July 2012) of The American Journal of Sociology [13644]

  • Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society, by john a. powell, a PRRAC Bd. member (336 pp., Aug. 2012, $32), has been published by Indiana Univ. Press.. [13653]

  • "The Racial Impact of Voter Identification Laws in the 2012 Election," by Jon C. Rogowski & Cathy J. Cohen (21 pp., mid-2012), is available (possibly free) from The Black Youth Project, http://www.blackyouthproject.com [13651]

  • "Title VI Enforcement Rights" is a July 2012 publication of the U.S. Dept, of Education Office of Civil Rights, available at www/ed.gov [13652]

  • What's the Matter With White People? Longing for a Golden Age That Never Was, by Joan Walsh (261 pp., 2012, $25.95), has been published by John Wiley & Sons. [13648]

September/October 2012

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  • Civil Rights Journey: The Story of a White Southerner Coming of Age During the Civil Rights Revolution, by Joseph Howell (200 pp.) was self-published in 2011. [13618]

  • Endgame: AIDS in Black America was a Frontline documentary shown on PBS stations July 10, 2012. [13567]

  • Freeman, by Leonard Pitts, Jr. (401 pp., $16), is a post-Civil War novel, published by Agate Bolden. [13568]

  • Freeman, by Leonard Pitts, Jr. (401 pp., 2012, $16), has been published by Agate Bolden. A very positive review appeared in the July 7, 2012 Washington Post, p. C1. [13569]

  • How To Be Black, by Baratunde Thurston (272 pp., 2012, $24.99), has been published by HarperCollins. [13626]

  • "Lasting Damage in Loan Fallolut: Long-term effect on credit scores is feared" was a front-page article in the July 9, 2012 Washington Post, pointing out the broad impact credit scores have automobile purchase, owning a home, financing a college education. If you can't find it on the Internet, we can mail you a copy with a SASE. [13608]

  • Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer, by Kenneth W. Mack (352 pp., 2012, $35), has been published by Harvard Univ. Press, 617/495-2600. [13581]

  • Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer, by Kenneth W. Mack (319 pp/. 2012), has been published by Harvard Univ. Press. [13621]

  • "Segregation Hits Historic Low," by Edward Glaeser & Jacob Vigdor (Jan. 2012), is available (free) from The Manhattan Inst., 52 Vanderbilt Ave., NYC, NY 10017, 212/599-7000. [13583]

  • The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities, by Beverly Wright & Robert D. Bullard, Robert D. Bullard & Beverly Wright (304 pp., 2012. $35), has been published by NYU Press, 212/992-9991, betsy.steve@nyu.edu [13564]

  • These Storied Streets: Profiles of America's Homeless is an about-to-be-released documentary produced by Tom Morgan. Inf. from him, 704/236-0324, me@justtommorgan.com www.justtommorgan.com [13611]

  • Tougaloo College in Jackson, MS is in the process of funding a Mississippi Civil Rights Movement Chair. Inf. from Jim Loewen, who taught there in the 60s -- jloewen@uvm.edu [13619]

July/August 2012

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  • ""We're Not Even Allowed to Ask for Help: Debunking the Myth of the Model Minority" (51 pp., Dec. 2011), from the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families & Pumphouse Projects, is available (no price listed) from John Beam at Pumphouse Projects, 230 Garfield Pl., #1, Brooklyn, NY 11215, 718/768-1023, Pumphouse.Projects@verizon.net [13482]

  • American Youth Policy Forum has a brand new website. Contact them at 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-9731, aypf@aypf.org [13445]

  • Covert Racism: Theories, Institutions, and Experiences, by Rodney D. Coates (2012]?], $36), has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, www.haymarketbooks.org [13457]

  • Detroit: I Do Mind Dying - A Study in Urban Revolution, by Dan Georgakas & Marvin Surkin (Dec. 2012, $18), Foreword by Manning Marable, has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, www.haymarketbooks.org [13455]

  • "Exclusion of Blacks from Census:" A May 21, 2012 Washington Post article, headed "More than 1 million blacks weren't included in 1940 Census," describes the omission. If you can't find it on the Internet, we can mail you a copy with a SASE. [13498]

  • Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times, by Amy Sonnie & James Tracy (201 pp., 2012[?], $16.95), has been published by Melville House in Brooklyn. [13488]

  • Looks, a White! Philosophical Essays on Whiteness, by George Yancy (May 2012, 224 pp., $26.95), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/621-2736. [13467]

  • My Father's Name: A Black Virginia Family After the Civil War, by Lawrence P. Jackson (272 pp., May 2012, $25) -- a personal history by an Emory Univ. historian, has been published by Univ. of Chicago Press, 1427 E. 60th St., Chicago,IL 60637, 773/702-7700. [13506]

  • My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Paarty Captain, by Aaron Dixon (July 2012, $17.95),has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, www.haymarketbooks.org [13454]

  • New Jackson, MS FBI Building:. The new FBI building in Jackson, MS was named in honor of the three civil rights workers murdered in Philadelphia, MS during Freedom Summer 1964: James Chaney, Andrew Goodman & Michael Schwerner -- named as well for FBI agent Roy K. Moore who led the investigation into their murders. [13493]

  • "Occupy Racism," by Chester Hartman, on the absence of a focus on structural racism as a major causal factor in the welcome emphasis on inequality on the part of the Occupiers, appeared in the Spring 2012 issue of Progressive Planning. Copies of the 1-page op-ed are available from Hartman at chartman@prrac.org or 202/906-8025. [13468]

  • "Overcoming Structural Barriers to Integrated Housing: A Back-to-the-Future Reflection on the Fair Housing Act's 'Affirmatively Further' Mandate," by Robert G. Schwemm (53 pp.), appeared in 100KyL.J.125 (2011-2012). [13526]

  • "Post-Whiteness," by Darnell Moore, appeared in Huffington Post (late May 2012). Availabl at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/darnell-l-moore/postracial-america_b_1531399.html [13551]

  • Space, Place, and Violence: Violence and the Embodied Geographies of Race, Sex and Gender, by James A. Tyner (240 pp., Oct. 2011, $34.95), has been published by Routledge. [13497]

  • "The City that Care Forgot [New Orleans] Begins a Racial Healing Initiative," by Susan M. Glisson, a 1-pager, appeared in the Summer 2011 issue of The Wellspring, the newsletter of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation, Univ. of Mississippi, Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, 662/915-6734. [13492]

  • The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader (656 pp., May 2012, $29.99) has been published by Basic Civitas, 212/340-8136. [13439]

  • "The Public Sector Jobs Crisis: Women and African Americans Hit Hardest by Job Losses in State and Local Governments," by Algernon Austin, David Cooper & Mary Gable (May 2012), is available (no price listed) from the Economic Policy Inst., 1333 H St. NW, #300, Wash., DC 20005, 202/775-8810, aaustin@epi.org [13450]

May/June 2012

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  • American Blackout is a 89-min., 2006 documentary on the historic suppression of black voters in the US, with interviews by Cynthia McKinney, John Lewis, Bernie Sanders and others. Available on DVD. [13419]

  • Community and Anti-Racism Organizing: The organization Resist supplies relatively small grants, all over the country, for social, economic, racial and environmental justice. Their Jan./Feb. 2012 Newsletter lists recent grants, nearly three dozen of which are listed under the category "Community and Anti-Racism Organizing." Contact them at 259 Elm St., #201, Somerville, MA 02144, 617/623-5110, info@resistinc.org, www.resistinc.org [13424]

  • "Not Your Father's Suburb: Race and Rectitude in a Changing Minnesota Community," by Susan E. Eaton (16 pp., Feb. 2012), is available (no price listed) from One Nation Indivisible, www.onenationindivisible.org, seaton@law.harvard.edu [13412]

  • Race and Social Problems has just started its 4th year of publication -- multidisciplinary, national & international, produced by the Center on Race and Social Problems, School of Social Work, Univ. of Puttsburgh and published by Springer Press. Inf. on ms. submission, past issues, the Center from Gary Koeske, gkoeske@pitt.edu [13400]

  • The Asian American Film Festival was helld March 8-18 at various Bay Area venues. Inf. from The Center for Asian American Media, 145 Ninth St., #350, SF, CA 94103-2641, membership@caamedia.org [13404]

  • "The State of Communities of Color in the U.S. Economy: Still Feeling the Pain Three Years Into the Recovery," by Christian E. Weller, Julie Ajinkya & Jane Farrell (26 pp., April 2012), is available (no price listed) from the Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20005, 202/682-1611, www,americanprogress.org [13414]

  • The Todd A.Bell National Resource Center on the African-American Male is located at Ohio State Univ. Student Academic Services Bldg., 281 W. Lane Ave., Columbus, OH 43210, 614/247-4765, odi-brc@osu.edu [13410]

  • Vincent Who?: The Documentary of Asian American Empowerment is a 40-min.,2009 documentary about the 1982 killing of Vincent Chin in Detroit by two white out-of-work autoworkers, blaming him for the rise of the Asian auto industry. The killers served not a day in jail. The incident galvanized Asian Americans for the first time to form a real cross-class community movement. Producer/writer Curtis Chin is can tour to show the film, and DVD version is avaiable at http://vincentwhomovie.com [13405]

March/April 2012

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  • A Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism, by Phyllis Goldstein (405 pp., 2012,$17.95), has been published by Facing History and Ourselves, 16 Hurd Rd., Brookline, MA 02445-6919, 800/856-9039. A monumental piece of research; Foreword by Sir Harold Evans. [13263]

  • A Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism, by Phyllis Goldstein & Phyllis Goldstein (405 pp., 2012, $17.95), Foreword by Sir Harold Evans, is a meticulously documented account of the scourge of antisemitism, in 16 chronologically ordered chapters, starting with its Beginnings (586 BCE-135 CE), up through Antisemitism Today. Available from Facing History and Ourselves, 16 Hurd Rd., Brookline, MA 02445-6919. [13275]

  • African American Community Development (with Twelve Case Studies), by William M. Harris, Sr. (288 pp., 2012, $139.95), has been published by Edwin Mellen Press. [13390]

  • Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority, by Tim Wise (190 pp., 2012), has been published by City Lights Press. [13313]

  • Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement, eds. Danielle L. McGuire & John Dittmer (402 pp., 2011), has been published by Univ. Press of Kentucky. [13318]

  • Growing a Global Heart:, co-founded by Belvie Rooks & Dedan Gills, is reachable at PO Box 307, Sausalito, CA 94966, "Plantng a million trees along the Trans-Atlantic slaw route to honor and remember the 'many thousands gone.'" [13308]

  • Jackson, Mississippi: An American Chronicle of Struggle and Schism, by John R. Salter, Jr. (previous name -- now Hunter Gray), has been reprinted by Bison Books (272 pp., 2011). [13370]

  • "Manufacturing the Muslim Menace: Private Firms, Public Servants, and the Threat to Rights and Security," by Thomas Cincotta (2012) is available (no price listed) from Political Research Associates, 1310 Broadway, #201, Somerville, MA 02144, 617/666-5300. Downloadlable at www.publiceye.org/liberty/training/Muslim_Menace_Complete.pdf www.publiceye.org [13273]

  • "People, Race and Place: American Support for Person- and Place-based Urban Policy, 1973-2008," by Michael Manville, will shortly appear in Urban Studies. Available now at http://usj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/0042098011432556vl?papetoc. Author Manville is reachable at mkm253@cornell.edu [13312]

  • "Race, Attorney Influence and Bankruptcy Choice," by Jean Braucher, Dov Cohen & Robert M. Lawless, appeared in a 2012 issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. [13392]

  • "Racial segregation continues, and even intensifies: Manhattan Institute report heralding the 'end' of segregation uses a measure that masks important demographic and economic trends," by Richard Rothstein (Feb. 3, 2012), is available at http://www.epi.org/publication/racial-segregation-continues-intensifies/ [13396]

  • "State of the Dream 2012: The Emerging Majority," by Tim Sullivan, Wanjiku Mwangi, Brian Miller, Dedrick Muhammad & Colin Harris, from United for a Fair Economy,is available ($10/copy, but downloadable at www.faireconomy.org/dream) from them, 29 Winter St., 2nd flr., Boston, MA 02108, 617/423-2148, www.faireconomy.org [13330]

  • The Barber of Birmingham: Footsoldier of the Civil RIghts Movement, a 25-min. 2011 documentary, is available via Judith Helfand, 917/545-1161, judith@barberofbirmingham.com [13324]

  • The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching About Race and Racism To People Who Don't Want to Know, by Tema Okun (212 pp., 2010, $45.99), has been published by Information Age Publishing. [13295]

  • The Evolving Significance of Race: Living, Learning, and Teaching, by Sherick Andre Hughes & Theodorea Regina Berry (328 pp., 2012, $36.95), has been published by Peter Lang Publishing. Lead author contactable at shughes1@umd.edu [13337]

  • "The Final Report of the Diversity Taskforce of the Assn. of Collegiate Schools of Planning is available at" http://www.acsp.org/sites/default/files/ACSP%20Diversity%20Task%20Force%20Report%20final.pdf [13283]

  • The Museum of the African Disaspora in downtown San Francisco (685 Mission St.) is certainly worth a visit when next in 'Frisco. www.moadsf.org [13272]

  • "The recently released final report of the Diversity Task Force of the Assn. of Collegiate Schools of Planning" can be downloaded at http://www.acsp.org/sites/default/files/ACSP%20Diversity%20Task%20Force%20report%20final.pdf [13334]

  • Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North,, a documentary frpm The Tracing Center on Histories and Legacies of Slavery, is available (screening or program) from them, PO Box 1062, Watertown, MA 02471, 617/924-3400, info@tracesofhetrade.org [13357]

  • We Ain't What We Ought To Be: The Black Freedom Struggle From Emancipation to Obama, by Stephen Tuck (528 pp., 2010, $29.95), has been published by Belknap Press. [13296]

January/February 2012

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  • A Celebration of Music From The Civil Rights Movement -- in performance at the White House -- is available at
    http://video.pbs.org/video/1410865290?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=pbschannel&utm_campaign=pbs [13187]

  • A Time for Justice: America's Civil RIghts Movement, digitally restored 38-min. film, with new lessons in a teacher's guide, is available, free, to teachers grades 6-12 from Teaching Tolerance, tolerance.org/justice. Julian Bond is the narrator and Rep. John Lewis is featured. [13146]

  • American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era, ed. David W. Blight (314 pp., 2011), has been published by Harvard Univ. Press. Robert Penn Warren, James Baldwin & Bruce Catton are among the authors of the 6 chapters contained therein. [13180]

  • "Assessing Human Rights in the United States: Domestic Human Rights Indicators" (15 pp., May 2011) is available (no price given) from The Opportunity Agenda, 568 Broadway, #302, NYC, MY 10012, 212/334-5977, www.opportunityagenda.org [13165]

  • Black in Latin America, by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2011, $26.95), has been published by NYU Press. [13147]

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  • "Connecting the Dots: Smart Growth, Public Health and Affordable Housing," by Jeffrey Lubell (Dec. 2011, 2 pp.), is available (likely free) from the Center for Housing Polioy, 1900 M St. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/466-2121, info@nhc.org [13209]

  • Forging the Future: The Role of New Research. Data, and Policies for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders is a special double issue of Nexus, the journal of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center (until recently headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi. Downloadable at http://www.aasc.ucla.edu/archives/nexusv9n1_2.asp. Or contact Melanie De La Cruz-Viesca, 310/825-2974. [13229]

  • Invisible Enemy: The African American Freedom Struggle after 1965, by Greta de Jong (248 pp., 2010), has been published by Wiley-Blackwell. [13068]

  • Older Than America, a film by Georgina Lightning, about Indian boarding schools, is available via www.tribalalliance.com [13145]

  • "Race on the 2010 Census: Hispanics & the shrinking white majority," by Ian F. Haney Lopez (11 pp.), appeared in the Winter 2005 issue of Daedalus. [13118]

  • "Racial Formation in Theory and Practice: The Case of Mexicans in the United States," by Douglas Massey (15 pp., 2009), is available from the author, dmassey@princeton.edu [13077]

  • Racism on Trial: The Chicano Fight for Justice, by Ian F. Haney Lopez (324 pp.,2003), was published by Belknap Press/Harvard Univ. Press. [13060]

  • "Restoring a National Consensus: The Need to End Racial Profiling" (39 pp., March 2011) -- an updated of their 2003 report, "Wrong Then, Wrong Now: Racial Profiling Before and After September 11, 2001" -- is available (no price given) from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3311 chk phone # [13133]

  • "Speaking Out:: Latino Youth on Discrimination in the United States," by Patricia Foxen (56 pp., 2010), is available (no price listed) from National Council of La Raza, 1126 16th St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-1670, www.nclr.org [13071]

  • "The 2010-2011 Annual Report" of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (until recently headed by PRRAC Bd. member john powell) is available (likely free) from the Institute, 433 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 S. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, kirwansinstitute@osu.edu [13228]

  • "The 2010-2011 Kirwan Institute Annual Report" is available (likely free) from the Institute, 433 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 S. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614/688-5429. [13074]

  • The Accidental Slaveowner: Revisiting a Myth of Raceand FInding an American Family, by Mark Auslander (376 pp., 2011, $24.95), has been published by Univ. Georgia Press. [13144]

  • The End Racial Profiling Act of 2011 (S.1670) has been introduced by Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD). [13132]

  • "The How of an Internment, but Not All the Whys" is a review, by Edward Rothstein, in the Dec. 10, 2011 NYTimes of the new Heart Mountain Interpretive Learning Center in Powell, WY -- one of the several isolated internment camps to which Japanese-Americans were forcibly relocated at the beginning of WWII. If you can't locate it on the Internet, we'll be happy to mail you a copy of the clip if you provide a SASA. [13225]

  • The Japanese-American Internment Experience is an hour-long documentary about the Heart Mountain, Wyoming internment camp, now a new museum. Produced/presented by Tom Ashbrook's "On Point" -- http://onpoint.wbur.org/2011/08/26/internment-examined [13153]

  • "The National Asian American Political Almanac (14th ed.)" has been published by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center (formerly headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi. It reports that the U.S. has more elected and appointed officials than ever. Review copies of the 260-page document and further inf. from 310/825-2968, aascpress@aasc.ucla.edu [13156]

  • The UCLA Asian American Studies Center (until recently headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi) has launched a quarterly e-newsletter. Inf. from mli@aasc.ucla.edu [13086]

  • Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness? What It Means to Be Black Now, by Toure (249 pp., 2011, $25), has been published by New Press. [13141]

November/December 2011

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  • SNCC Collection: A 38 DVD series that covers the full 50+ hours of plenary sessions, panel discussions and cultural presentations at SNCC's 50th anniversary celebration/gathering is available from Califonia Newsreel, 500 Third St., #505, SF, CA 94107. [12989]

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  • The Civil Rights History Project has been launched by the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Inf. at http://www.loc.gov/today/pr2011/11-150.html [12982]

  • "Wealth Gaps Rise to Record Highs Between Whites, Blacks, Hispanics Twenty-to-One," by Paul Taylor, Richard A. Fry & Rakesh Kochbar (July 2011), from the Pew Research Center, is available at http://pewsocialtrends.org/2011/07/26/wealth-gaps-rise-to-record-highs-between-whites-blacks-hispanics/ [13006]

  • Who's Afraid of Frances Fox Piven?: The Essential Writings of the Professor Glenn Beck Loves to Hate, by Frances Fox Piven (290 pp., 2011, $17.95), has been published by New Press, www,thenewpress.com [12997]

September/October 2011

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  • "America's Tomorrow: Is Our Racial Gap Becoming a Generation Gap?," by Angela Glover Blackwell, a 3-page column by the CEO of PolicyLink (and former PRRAC Bd. member), can be found -- along with other elements of their multimedia series, "America's Tomorrow: Equity in a Changing Nation" -- at www.PolicyLink.org/AmericaTomorrow [12874]

  • American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt, by Daniel Rasmussen (276 pp., 2011), has been published by Harper Collins. [12927]

  • At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistance: A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power, by Danielle L. McGuire (324 pp., 2010, $27.95), has been published by Knopf. [12866]

  • "Back on the Bus: Remembering the Freedom Riders," by Calvin Trillin, appeared in the July 25, 2011 New Yorker. The well-known writer reflects on his early 60s experience in the Atlanta bureau of Time and on the role of reporters. [12876]

  • Ethnicity and Race in Changing World is preparing its 5th issue, which will go live in Sept., 2011. They are looking for submissions for Issues 6 and 7. Submission guidance for essays and further inf. from racereviewjournal@manchester.ac.uk, www.racearchive.org.uk [12893]

  • Islamophobia: The Ideological Campaign Against Muslims, by Stephen Sheehi (291 pp., 2011, @16.95), has been publikshed by Clarity Press. Available from Teaching for Change, 800/763-9131 [12913]

  • People Wasn't Made to Burn: A True Story of Housing, Race, and Murder in Chicago, by Joe Allen (328 pp., June 2011, $22.95), has been published by Haymarket Books. Available from Teaching for Change, 800/763-9131. [12914]

  • Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America, by Cameron McWhorter, a Wall St. Journal reporter, has been published by Henry Holt (352 pp., 2011, $32.50). [12877]

  • "Separate and Unequal: The Neighborhood Gap for Blacks, Hispanics and Asians in Metropolitan America," by John R. Logan (23 pp., July 2011), is available on Brown University's website: http://www.s4.brown.edu/us2010/Data/Report/report0727.pdf [12912]

  • The African American Odyssey of John Kizell: A South Carolina Slave Returns to Fight the Slave Trade in His Homeland, by Kevin G. Lowther & Joseph Opala (301 pp., May 2011, $43.95), has been published by University of South Carolina Press. Available from Teaching for Change, 800/763-9131. [12915]

  • The Civil Rights Reader: African American Literature from Jim Crow to Reconstruction, by Julie Buckner Armstrong & Amy Schmidt (363 pp., 2009), has been publushed by Univ. of Georgia Press. [12889]

  • "The Equal Rights Center's 2010 Annual Report" can be downloaded at www.equalrightscenter.org/annualreport [12886]

  • "The New Metro Minority Map: Regional Shifts in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010," by William Frey (17 pp., Sept. 2011), is available (no price given) from The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Program, 202/797-6139. [12956]

  • To 'Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women's Lives and Labors After the Civil War, by Tera W. Hunter (299 pp., 1997), has been published by Harvard University Press. [12901]

  • Young Men's Initiative NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has launched a comprehensive effort to tackle disparities between young black and Latino males and their peers. Key areas are Education, Employment, Health and Justice. Further inf. from Melanie Herzog, City Hall, NYC, NY 10007. [12911]

July/August 2011

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  • Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum, by William Seraile (287 pp., 2011, $27.95), has been published by Fordham Univ. Press, 212/743-8337, justyna.zajac.oup.com [12779]

  • Breach of Peace: Portraits of the 1961 Freedom Riders was a marvelous exhibit [I caught it at the SF Jewish Comm. Ctr.-CH]that toured several cities, with photos of over 4 dozen Freedom Riders (mug shot when arrested, accompanied by current photo), along with personal statements by each on why they participated, what the journey meant for them, what they now are doing. If you act quickly, it may be possible to arrange for at least a partial local stop. The photographer, Eric Etheridge, published the photos in a book of the above title (214 pp., 2008, Atlas & Co.-NYC). He can be reached at eetheridge@gmail.com. Addl. inf. from the exhibit organizers, The Skiball Cultural Center (2701 N. Sepulvada Blvd., LA, CA 90049), 310/440-4615, Erin Clancey, eclancey@skirball.org [12826]

  • "Faces of Racial Profiling: A Report from Communities Across America" (81 pp., Sept. 2010) is available (no price listed) from the Rights Working Group (a project of the Tides Center), 1120 Conn. Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20036, 202/591-3300, www.rightsworkinggroup.org [12804]

  • Finding Our Way is a 90-min., 3-part 2011 documentary by Giovanni and Leonie Sandercock on the still unresolved conflict between indigenous people in north cental British Columbia and the government of Canada. Inf. at mailbox@movingimages.ca, www.movingimages.ca, http://www.facebook.com/FINDING. OUR.WAY.thefilm [12795]

  • Greenboro, NC Massacre: A CNN story about Greensboro's civil rights history and demogeraphy that also includes within a link to a video interview with Nelson Johnson on the Greensboro Massacre is available at http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/06/07/greensboro.race/ [12788]

  • I AM A MAN: From Memphis, a Lesson in Life is a new (2011) 47-minute documentary on the 1968 Sanitation Workers' strike that brought Martin Luther King to Memphis, resulting in his assassination. It's available ($20 on the web, but the producer at the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau might generously send it without charge); there's also a separate 2nd "Behind the Scenes" element on how the movie was made. Contact Calvin Taylor, 901/543-5306, calvin@mcvb.org [12822]

  • The Dream Is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith, by Sarah Azaransky (176 pp., 2011, $55), has been published by Oxford Univ. Press, 800/451-7556. [12808]

  • The Imperative of Integration, by Elizabeth Anderson (246 pp., 2010), has been published by Princeton Univ. Press. [12763]

  • "The Persistence of Racial and Ethnic Profiling in the United States," a 98-page, Aug. 2009 follow-up report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, published by ACLU and The Rights Working Group, is available (no price listed) from the latter org., 1140 Conn. Ave. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 292/296-2300, www.rightsworkinggroup.org [12806]

  • When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present, by Gail Collins (482 pp., 2009, $15.99), was published by Back Bay Books (Little, Brown). Copiously researched, well written history by the NY Times writer, which includes a good deal of material on race. [12759]

May/June 2011

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  • "2011 Statistical Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiiansm], and Other Pacific Islandeers" is available (likely free) from the UCLA Asian American Studies Center (formerly headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi, 310/825-2974, dkyoo@ucla.edu, www.aasc.ucla.edu [12701]

  • Baltimore: Open City, an exhibit by and at the Maryland Institute College of Art, last through May 15. MICA is at 16 W. North Ave. in Baltimore. Inf. at www.baltimoreopencity.com [12731]

  • Civil Rights Monitor (Fall 2010, Vol. 20, 40 pp.) is available (no price listed) from The Leadership Conference Education Fund (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Wade Henderson), 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3434. [12675]

  • "Color Blinded - Do Americans See Race Too Much -- Or Not Enough?" is a 23-page Special Report in the April 2011 issue of The American Prospect, co-produced with Demos. Among the authors of the 13 articles: Shirley Sherrod, William Julius Wilson (interviewed), David Moberg, Mark Warren, Randall Kennedy. Available (no price given) at 888/687-8732. [12686]

  • Dorm Room Dealeres: Drugs and the Privileges of Race and Class, by A. Rafik Mohamed & Erik D. Fritsvold (199 pp., 2009, $49.95), has been published by Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1800 30th St., #314, Boulder, CO 80301, 303/444-2011?? chk phone # [12668]

  • Everyday Forms of Whiteness: Understanding Race in a "Post-Racial" World (2nd ed.), by Melanie Bush (330 pp.,2011?, $24.47 with discount code 4S11EFOW), has been published by Rowman & Littlefield, 800/462-6420, www.rowman.com/isbn0742599973 [12699]

  • Harlem in Nowhere: A Journel to the Mecca of Black America, by Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts (296 pp., 2011, $24.99), a memoir, has b en published by Little Brown & Co. [12747]

  • How Racism Takes Place, by George Lipsitz (320 pp., 2011), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/621-2736. [12667]

  • How Racism Takes Place, by George Lipsitz (310 pp., 2011, $26.95), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 215/926-2154. [12674]

  • "Institutionalization of Racial Inequality in Local Political Geographies," by Ben Marsh, Allan Parnell & Ann Moss Joiner (19 pp.), apeared in Vol. 31 (2010) of Urban Geography. Reprints available (free) from co-author Parnell, 919/563-5899, mcmoss@mindspring.com [12662]

  • Race: Are We So Different? is an exhibit that has been traveling around the country. Still-to-come locations (contact them for dates) include DC, Santa Barbara, New Orleans, Houston, Durham, Columbus, St. Paul, Cedar Falls, Portland(OR), Burlington & Rochester. www.understandingrace.org/about/tour.html [12725]

  • Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Childen and Their Families After Disasters: A Global Survey, ed. Adenrele Awotona (485 pp., 2011, $74.99), has been published by Cambridge Scholars Publshers [CHK -PUBLLISHING?]. Among its XX chapters is "Katrina and Kids: The Impact, The Sequellae," by PRRAC Research Director Chester Hartman and PRRAC Soc. Sci. Advisory Bd. member Gregory Squires. [12709]

  • Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1787-1865, by Christopher P. Lehman (224 pp., 2011, $45), documents the presence of African American slaves in the legally "free" states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota during the antebellum years. Link to publisher's website: http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-5872-1 [12666]

  • The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther, by Jeffrey Haas (424 pp., 2009, $26/95), was published by Lawrence Hill Books in Chicago. [12749]

  • The Coalition for Change, Inc. (C4C) describes itself, in its brochure, as dealing with "Black Males & Social Policy: Discrimination and Retaliation A 'Reality' Facing Black Males in the Federal Sector." Reachable at 866/737-9783, www.coalition4change.org [12748]

March/April 2011

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  • "'Why don't you get somebody new to do it?' Race and cultural taxation in the academy," by Tiffany D. Joseph & Laura E. Hirshfield appeared in the Aug. 2010 Ethnic and Racial Studies. [12492]

  • 12 Angry Men: True Stories of Being a Black Man in America Today, eds. Gregory Parks & Matthew Hughey (224 pp., Fall 2010, $24.95), has been published by New Press, 38 Greene St., 4th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 212/629-8802. [12527]

  • An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle for Equality in Washington, DC, by Kate Masur (364 pp., 2011, $39.95), has been published by Univ. of No. Carolina Press. [12510]

  • "Austerity for Whom? State of the Dream 2011," by Mazher Ali, Jeanette Huezo, Brian Miller, Wanjiku Mwangi & Mike Prokosch (37 pp.), is available (no pric given) from United for a Fair Economy, 29 Winter St., 2nd flr., Boston, MA 02108, www.faireconomy.org [12498]

  • Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth Century New York City, by Carla Peterson (464 pp., Feb. 2011, $32), has been published by Yale Univ. Press. [12508]

  • Dangerous or Endangered? Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America, by Jennifer Tilton (295 pp., 2010), has been published by NYU Press. [12538]

  • Just South Quarterly is published by the Jesuit Social Research Institute of Loyola University New Orleans. Inf. from 6363 St. Charles Ave., Box 94, New Orleans, LA 70118-6143, 504/864-7746, jsri@loyno.edu. The 8-page Winter 2010 issue is headed, "It's Criminal! The Consequences of Mass Incarceration without Social Justice." [12575]

  • "Marking Progress: Movement Toward Racial Justice" (July 2010) is the third volume of the Critical Issues Forum series from PRE (Philanthropic Initiatives for Racial Equity), which convenes grantmakers and grantseekers around issues of structural racism. Inf. from them at 1720 N St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/375-7770, villarosa@racialequity.org [12613]

  • Near Andersonville: Winslow Homer's Civil War, by Peter H. Wood (134 pp., 2011, $18.95), has been published by Harvard Univ. Press, 800/405-1619, www.hup.harvard.edu [12507]

  • Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing, by Joy DeGruy Leary (235 pp , 2006 $24.95), as is her 2009 Study Guide ($14.95), is available from Joy DeGruy Publications, 1526 North East Alberta St., Portland, OR 97211. [12574]

  • SNCC's 50th Anniversary Conference Now Available on DVD Contact California Newsreel, www.newsreel.org [12621]

  • SNCC's 50th Anniversary Conference Now Available on DVD Contact California Newsreel, 500 Third St., #505, SF, CA 94107, www.newsreel.org [12622]

  • "SNCC: What We Did," by Julian Bond, an excellent political analysis wriotten for the 40th anniveersary of the organization's founding, appeared in the Oct. 2000 issue of Monthly Review. We'll be happy to send you a copy if your provide a SASE with __cents postage (our copy is a 28-page, double-spaced print-out, accounting for the slightly high postage). [12558]

  • Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network That Tried to Destroy the Civil RIghts Movement, by RIck Bowers (128 pp., 2010 $16.95), has been published by National Geographic Books, 800/437-5521. [12567]

  • State of Siege: Mississippi White and the Civil RIghts Movement is an excellent hour-long radio documentary featured recently on NPR stations. Inf. from Americanradioworks.org (where you also can find the archives of the racist MS Sovereignty Commission. [12547]

  • The Black History of the White House, by Clarence Lusane (544 pp., 2010, $16.95), has been published by City Lights Publishers. [12524]

  • The Queens College [NYC] Civil Rights Movement Archive has just acquired the extensive library of the late James Foreman. A Feb. 17, 2011 ceremony, at which Julian Bond spoke, marked the acquisition. The Archive is reachable at 718/997-3650. [12627]

  • "The Thorny Path to a National Black Museum," by Kate Taylor was an article in the Jan. 22, 2011 NY Times. If you can't find it on the Internet, we'll be happy to mail you a copy if you send a SASE. [12552]

  • Uncommon Vision: The Life and Times of John Howard Griffin is a 2011 documentary, by Morgan Atkinson, on the famed author of Black Like Me. $30 from Amazon. [12550]

January/February 2011

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  • African Activist Archive Project,, a project of the Michigan State Univ. African Studies Center, has a website. Further inf. from Richard Knight at the Project, 521 W. 122 St., #61, NYC, NY 10027, 212/663-5989, 646/684-1405, www.africanactivist.msu.edu [12409]

  • "Different Race, Different Recession: American Indian Unemployment in 2010," by Algernon Austin is a 7-page, Nov. 2010 Issue Brief (#289), available (likely free) from The Economic Policy Institute, 1333 H St. NW CH chkaddress, Wash., DC 20005, 202/775-8810, www.epi.org/publications/entry/ib289 [12411]

  • Freedom Summer by Bruce Watson (370 pp., 2010, $27.95) has been published by Viking. I've just read it -- a fabulous, meticulously documented, well-written history- CH [12374]

  • "Incorporating Social Justice in Tourism Planning: Racial Reconciliation and Sustainable Community Development in the Deep South," by Alan W. Barton & Sarah J. Leonard, a 25-page article, appeared in the July-Sept. 2010 issue of Community Development. Available from abarton@deltastate.edu [12412]

  • "New Tax Agreement Helps Unemployed Minorities the Least" is the topic of a Dec. 2010 article -- "Race and Beyond: Can't We Care for Those Who Need Help the Most?," by Sam Fullwood III of the Center for American Progress. Downloadable at www.americanprogress.org/issues/2010/12/rab_120710.html [12453]

  • "Promoting Opportunity and Equality in America: A Guide to Federal Circuit Authority on Permissible Government Actions to Promote Racial and Gender Equality" (95 pp., Oct. 2010) has been jointly issued by ACLU and The Opportunity Agenda. Contact the latter at 568 Broadway, #302, NYC, NY 10012, 212/334-5977, www.opportunityagenda.org [12456]

  • "Racial Justice: New Structures and New Selves"," a review of 3 recent books, by PRRAC Bd. member john a. powell, appeared in tne Nov./Dec. 2010 issue of Tikkun. PRRAC Bd member S.M. Miller says of the essay: "For many of us, it breaks new ground in discussing the 'neuro-cognitive underpinnings and prejudice." Available at http://www.tikkun.org/article.php/november2010powell [12452]

  • "The Problem We Still Live," by Ruby Bridges, appeared in the Nov. 14, 2010 Washington Post. The 6-year-old Bridges was of the children who braved the hostile crowds to integrate the New Orleans public schools in 1960 (she is the figure in Norman Rockwell's iconic drawing, accompanied by U.S. Marshals). Her moving 50-years-back reflection is in the context of her current work as an elementary school teacher, applying for a charter for that same now refurbished William Frantz Elementary School she integrated. We can mail you a copy of the article (pls. enclose a SASE) if you have trouble finding it on the Internet. [12418]

  • Washington's U Street: A Biography, by Blair A. Ruble (432 pp., 2010, $29.95), has been co-published by the Woodrow Wilson Center and Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. Available at 88/537-5487. [12415]

  • "We Dream a World: The 2025 Vision for Black Men and Boys," by Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt (55 pp., Dec. 2010), is available (possibly free) from the author, at the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 202/906-8014. [12462]

November/December 2010

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  • Accountability and White Anti-racist Organizing: Stories from Our Work, ed. Bonnie Berman Cushing (2010), has been published by Crandall, Dostie & Doouglass Books, www.CDDbooks.com [12249]

  • At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistance -- A New History of the Civil RIghts Movement from Rosa Parks to Black Power, by Danielle L. McGuire (324 pp., 2010), has been published by Knopf. [12244]

  • Carry the Rock: Race, Football, and the Soul of an American City, by Jay Jennings (255 pp., 2010, $25.99) has been published by Rodale. It covers the period at Little Rock's Central HS after the 1957 school integration events. [12218]

  • Freedom Riders is a new PBS film, won the Heartland Film Festival Crystal Heart Award for Best Documentary in 2010. Hopefully, Joan Browning (oma00013@wvnet.edu) can provide inf. on how to get it. [12336]

  • "Marking Progress: Movement Toward Racial Justice" is the most recent Critical Issues Forum of the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity. Inf. from Lori Villrosa, ED, PRE, 1720 N St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/375-7770. [12233]

  • Nexus, published by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, is planning a special issue on "Asian Americans in Global Cities: Los Angeles-New York Connections and Comparisons."
    PRRAC Soc. Sci. Advisory Bd. member Paul Ong is a consulting Guest Editor for the issue. Deadline for Letter of Intent is Dec. 15, 2010; send to nexus@aasc.ucla.edu [12318]

  • Royal Federal Blues: The Story of the African-American Civil War Soldier is a film (now on DVD) by Gregory McCampbell; inf. from gemccampbell@gmail.com, www.royalfederalblues.com [12322]

  • The Grace of Silence: A Memoir, by Michele Norris, co-host of NPR's All Things Considered. "Informed by rigorous research, scores of interviess by ordinary folks, and wise observations about evolving attitudes toward race in America today." [12228]

  • The Metropolitan King County [WA] Council in Oct. 2010 unanimously adopted legislation to incorporate the principles of the County's Equity and Social Justice Initiative [see P&R, Sept./Oct. 2009, p. 5] into the County's Strategic Plan. Further inf. from Sharon Mierzwa, SMierzwah@cadh.org, www.kingcounty.gov/exec/equity.aspx [12234]

  • The Selma of the North: Civil Rights Insurgency in Milwaukee, by Patrick B. Jones (360 pp., 2009), has been published by Harvard Univ. Press. [12245]

September/October 2010

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  • Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men, a peer-reviewed journal, is published semi-annually by the Morehouse Research Institute. Subs: $20/yr. for indivs., $40 for libraries, instutitions. The Inst. is at 830 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-3773, 404/215-2746. [12082]

  • "Crossing Boundaries, Connecting Communities: Alliance Building for Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice" (67 pp., July?, 2010) is available (possibly free) from Melanie Cervantes, Akonadi Foundation, 436 14th St., #1417, Oakland, CA 94612, 510/663-3867, melanie@akonadi.org [12145]

  • Floodlines: Community Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six, by Jordan Flaherty (303 pp., 2010, $16), Foreword by Amy Goodman, has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, info@haymarketbooks.org, www.haymarketbooks.org [12182]

  • "From Foreclosure to Redlining: How America's Largest Financial Institutions Devastated California Communities" (Feb. 2010) is available (no price listed) from the California Reinvestment Coalition, 474 Valencia St., #230, SF, CA 94103, 415/864-3980. [12174]

  • "Leadership and Race: How to Develop and Support Leadership that Contributes to Racial Justice," by Terry Keleher, Sally Leiderman, Deborah Meehan, Elissa Perry, Maggie Potapchuk, john a. powell & Hanh Cao Yu is aSept. 2010 report from the Leadership Learning Community. Inf. from co-author Potapchuk, 410/566-0390, Downloadable at mpotapchuk@mpassociates.us. Downloadable at bit.ly/LeadershipRaceForm [12171]

  • "Shining the Light: Revealing Our Choice" (20 pp., May 2010), spotlighting the impact of structural racism within Minnesota, is available (possibly free) from the Kirwan Institute (headed by PRRAC Bd. member john powell, 433 Mendenhall Laboratory, Ohio State Univ., 125 So. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, kirwaninstitute@osu.edu [12142]

  • SNCC History www.crmvet.org contains extensive historical material on SNCC. [12103]

  • "State of Metropolitan America: On the Front Lines of Demographic Transformation" (168 pp., 2010) is available (no price given) from The Brookings Institution, 1776 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-8000, www.brookings.edu/metro/StateOfMetroAmerica.aspx [12053]

  • "State of Metropolitan America: On the Front Lines of Demographic Transformation" (168 pp., 2010) is available (no price listed) from The Brookings Institution, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-6000. [12093]

  • The Political Economy of Racism, by Melvin Leiman has been reprinted by Haymarket Books, 4015 N. Rockwell St., Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, www.haymarketbooks.org [12153]

July/August 2010

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  • "Facing Race: 2009 Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity: Washington [State]" (42 pp.) is available (possibly free)from the Northwest Federation of Community Organizations, 3518 S. Edmunds St., Seattle, WA 94118, 206/568-5400, nwfco@nwfco.org, www.nwfco.org [11999]

  • Growing Up Filipino II: More Stories for Young Adults, ed. Cecilia Manguerra Brainard (254 pp., 2010, $21.95)-- 27 short autobiographical stories, has been publshed by PALH, PO Box 5099, Santa Monica, CA 90409, 310/452-1195, palhbook@gmail.com [11969]

  • Invisible Enemy: The African American Freedom Struggle after 1965, by Greta de Jong (248 pp., 2010), has been published by Wiley-Blackwell, www.wiley.com/wiley-blackwell [11992]

  • Prof. David K. Yoo has been appointed the new Director of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center (formerly headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). [11967]

  • Race and Social Problems is a new multi-disciplinary, multi-racial quarterly, peer-reviewed journal (published by Springer Press and housed in the Univ. of Pittsburgh Center on Race & Social Problems. They invite submissions via http://rasp.edmgr.com, and Assoc. Editor Ralph L. Bangs can be reached at 412624-7379, rbangs@pitt.edu [11972]

  • The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader: The "Great Truth" about the "Lost Cause", eds. James W. Loewen & Edward H. Sebesta (368 PP., July 2010, $25), has been published by University Press of Mississippi, 3825 Ridgewood Rd., Jackson, MS 39211, 800/737-7788. www.upress.state.ms.us/books/1338 [12008]

  • Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America's Future, by Angela Glover Blackwell, Stewart Kwoh & Manuel Pastor (240 pp.), has been re-issued in a new pb edition, from the American Assembly, 475 Riverside Dr., #456, NYC, NY 10115, 212/870-3500, amassembly@columbia.edu [12004]

May/June 2010

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  • Imagine 2042: Visions of a Racial Order Transformed is a project of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (headed by PRRAC Bd. member john powell) at Ohio St. Univ. They invite 1,000-2,000-word submissions, with a May 17 deadline. Articles will be posted on their Race-Talk Forum. Further inf. from Andrew Grant-Thomas, grant-thomas.1@osu.edu [11922]

  • The History of White People, by Nell Irvin Painter (496 pp., 2010, $27.95), has been published by W.W. Norton, www.wwnorton.com [11891]

  • "The White Anxiety Crisis: America is getting a new minority," by Grergory Rodriguez is one of "10 Ideas the Next 10 Years," in the March 22, 2010 issue of Time Magazine. If you have trouble locating it on the Internet, we'll be happy to mail you a copy of the 2-pager if you provide a SASE. [11910]

  • Trustbuilding: An Honest Conversation on Race, Reconciliation, and Responsibility, by Rob Corcoran (312 pp., Feb. 2010, $29.95), has been published by University of Virginia Press, info@us.iofc.org. The is "the story of how Richmond, Virginia, a former slave market and capital of the Confederacy, has become a seedbed for interracial dialogue and trustbuilding with national and international implications." [11906]

March/April 2010

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  • "ARRA & the Economic Crisis - One Year Later: Has Stimulus Helped Communities in Crisis?" is a Feb. 2010 report from the Kirwan Inst. for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (headed by PRRAC Bd. member john powell), available at www.kirwaninstitute.org [11858]

  • Jesus, Jobs, and Justice: African American Women and Religion, by Bettye Collier-Thomas (695 pp., 2010, $37.50), has been published by Alfred A. Knopf. [11838]

  • Latino Lives in America: Making It Home, by Luis R. Fraga, John A. Garcia, Rodney E. Hero, Michael J. Correa, Valerie Martinez-Ebers & Gary Segura (224 pp., 2010, $24.95), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/621-2736. [11852]

  • "Managing Neighborhood Change: A Framework for Sustainabale and Equitable Revitalization," by Alan Mallach & Alan Mallach (25 pp., 2008), is available (no price listed) from the National Housing Inst., 973/509-2888 verify #, nhi@nhi.org, www,nhi.org [11846]

  • "Realizing the Dream" (Martin Luther King III, Founding Pres./CEO) has available its 2009 Annual Report/2010 Calendar. Likely free, from them atg 191 Peachtree St. NW, #3300, Atlanta, GA 30303, www.realizingthedream.org [11841]

  • Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968 is a 2009, 57-minute documentary, produced/directed by Bestor Cram and Judy Richardson. Available in DVD from California Newsreel CONTACT INF TK [11830]

  • Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down, by Andrea Pinkney & Brian Pinkney (40 pp, 2010), has been pubished by Little Brown books for Young Readers. $16.99 from Teaching for Change Bookstore, 800/763-9131, bbpbooks.teachingforchange.org/book9780316070164 [11845]

  • The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther, by Jeffrey Haas (424 pp., 2009, $26.95), has been published by Lawrence Hill Books. Available from Teaching for Change Books, 800/763-9131. [11853]

January/February 2010

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  • Blurring the Color Line: The New Chance for a More Integrated America, by Richard Alba (306 pp., 2009, $29.95), has been published by Harvard Univ. Press. [11770]

  • Books on Africa AtricaFocus distributes a periodic listing of newly published books on Africa. Contact them at africafocus@igc.org [11819]

  • "Challenges to Native American Advancement: The Recession and Native America," by Dedrick Muhammad (33 pp., Nov. 2009), is available (no price listed) from tghe author, dedrick@ips-dc.org, 443/864-6467, www.ips-dc.org [11764]

  • "Housing shortage for extremely low-income renters" A late 2009 report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (headed by PRRAC Board member Sheila Crowley) shows that the shortage of units affordable for renters with incomes under 30% of the area median grew from 2.7 million units in 2007 to 3.1 million in 2008. There were only 37 rental units affordable and available for every 100 ELI renter households in 2008. Contact them at 202/662-1530. Report available at www.nlihc.org/detail/article/cfm?article_id=6604&id=48 [11813]

  • Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement, by Patricia Sullivan (320 pp., 2009), has been published by New Press. [11817]

  • No East Victories: African Liberation and American Activists Over a Half Century, 1950-2000, eds. William Mintner, Gail Hovey & Charles E. Cobb, Jr. - Foreword by Nelson Mandela (248 pp., 2008, $29.95 - 15% discount if ordered through website; 5% discount if coupon code asp08 entered), has been published by Africa World Press, www.noeasyvictories.org [11786]

  • Race-Talk.org is a newly lauched blog/online magazine, from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (headed by PRRAC Board member john powell). MORE TK [11780]

  • Recereviewjournal, Issue 2, is now available. Among its articles: "Who Should Teach Black Students? Research on the Role of White and Black Teachers in American Schools," by Whitney Naman and "Crossing Borders, Breaking Barriers: How Teachers Can Transcend Race, Class and Cultural Differences to Promote Academic Achievement and Engagement for All," by Pedro Noguera. Issue available at www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/journals/download.asp?=18 [11775]

  • Social Psychology Network, funded by the National Science Foundation, has begun a web-based learning resource on the topic of segregation. Inf. from splous@wesleyan.edu, www.socialpsychology.org/plous.htm [11774]

  • "Teacher Turnover in Charter Schools," by David A. Stuit & Thomas M. Smith (52 pp., Nov.(?) 2009) of Vanderbilt Univ., is available at www.ncspe.org/list-papers.php [11820]

  • "Teaching Race/Teaching Whiteness: Transforming Colorblindness to Color Insight," by Margalynne J. Armstrong, Margalynne J. Armstrong & Stephanie M. Wildman, is available from Prof. Wildman, 408/554-5350, or papers.ssrn.com/so13/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1108476 [11773]

  • "The Transportation Prescription: Bold New Ideas for Healthy, Equitable Transportation Reform in America" is a Nov. 2009 report from PolicyLink (headed by former PRRAC Board member Angela Glover Blackwell) and Prevention Institute. Inf. on obtaining it from TK [11818]

  • Transportation Equity has a useful website, www.transportationequity.org [11812]

November/December 2009

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  • "A Blight on the Nation: Savery in Today's Americad" (co-author with Kevin Bales of The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America, an excellent 4300-word paper, is avaiable from the author atRon@RonSoodalter.com [11703]

  • Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama's Black Belt, by Hasan Kwame Jeffries (348 pp., 2009, $39), has been published by NYU Press, www.bloodylowndes.com [11743]

  • "Restraining the Heartless: Racist Speech and Minority Rights," by Jeannine Bell appeared in the Summer 2009 (Vol. 84, No. 2) of Indiana Law Journal. The 17-page article is available from Prof. Bell at jeannine@princeton.edu [11701]

  • Rural Voices, the monthly free magazine of the Housing Assistance Council, devotes its Sept. 2009 issue to "Making Housing Fair: Rural Enfcrcement and Collaboration." Copies of the 27-page issue are available from HAC, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #606, Wash., DC 20005, 202/842-8600. [11712]

  • "The Hangman 's Noose and the Lynch Mob: Hate Speech and the Jena 6," by Jeannine Bell, written for a Harvard Law School symposium, is available from Prof. Bell, jeannine@princeton.edu [11702]

  • The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement, by Bob Zellner (351 pp., 2008), with Julian Bond and Constance Curry, documents his transition from the son and grandson of Klansmen to SNCC Field Secretary. Published by New South Books. [11693]

  • Wherever There's A Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California, by Elaine Elinson & Stan Yogi (512 pp., 2009, $24.95), has been published by Heydey Books, PO Box 9145, Berkeley, CA 94709, 510/549-3564. [11738]

September/October 2009

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  • "Colorism:" Spurred by the Michael Jackson furor, an excellen long feature, "Through the Past, Darkly: The Legacy of Colorism Reflects Wounds of Racism That Are More Than Skin-Deep," by DeNeen Brown, on the still-prevalent color-caste system within the African-American community (as well as in countries all over the world -- Brazil, Vietnam, India, Japan, Mexico), appeared in the July 12 Washington Post Style&Arts section, p. E1, E11. [11567]

  • Conflict Without Chaos:, by Bob Greenwald is "a look back at conflict intervenion initiatives during the nation's early civil rights era." 256 pp., 2008, $27.95 from Hampton Press, 800/894-8955, patnbob2@gmail.com www.conflictwithoutchaos.com [11590]

  • "Legislating for Equality" is the theme for the June 2009 issue of Runnymede's Quarterly Bulletin, discussing Britain's long-awaited, just published Equality Bill dealing with equal opportunities. Available from The Runnymede Trust, 7 Plough Yard, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3LP England, 44(o)20 7377 9222, info@runnymedetrust.org www.runnymedetrust.org [11679]

  • "Promoting Opportunity and Racial Equality in Ameica: A Guide for Federal, State and Local Government" (July 2009), from the ACLU Racial Justice Program, is available (no price given) from them 125 Broad St., 19th flr., NYC, NY 10004, 212/519-7876; downloadable at www.aclu.org/racialjustice/aa/40387pub20090721.html [11631]

  • Race, Poverty & the Environment, "a journal for social and environmental justice," published quarterly, is available (subs $20/indivs./groups; $40 institutions; freefor grassroots groups upon request). The 80-page Spring 2009 issue (Vol. 10, No. 1)is devoted to rights. Included are Amy Goodman's interview with David Harvey on Right to the City; Bill Ong Hing/David Bacon's article, "Rights, Not Raids"; J. Douglas Allen-Taylor on Reparations; Chin Jurn Wor Ping on organzizing and winning a right to affordable housing in Oakland's Chinatown; Deia de Brito on Right of Return: Public Housing in SF's Hunters Point; Bob Allen on Dismantling Transportation Apartheid; and Marcy Rein/Clifton Ross on the right to access healthy food. [11681]

  • "Racialized Disparities Among Older Adults: Our Unfinished Work in the 21st Century," a powerpoint presentation by (PRRAC Board member) john powell, is available on the Kirwan Institute website, kirwaninstitute.org/publicationspresentations/ [11649]

  • St. Bernard Parish: Adjacent to New Orleans, this dominantly white county has taken extraordinary (and extraordinarily illegal) steps to keep African-American and poor Katrina evacuees from relocating there. A federal district court has several times ruled these actions to violate the Fair Housing Act. A short film recounting this was produced by the Relman & Dane civil rights lawfirm. It's available (with a nominal fee) from Taryn Scott, tscott@relmanlaw.com [11807]

  • The New Neighbors, a short film by Andrea Torrice, tells the story of two ordinary people, one black and one white, who made racial integration the centerpiece of revitalizing Pennsauken, NJ, a "first suburb" of Philadelphia. Narrated by Ruby Dee, with commentary by David Rusk and (former PRRAC Bd. member) Angela Glover Blackwell. Contact filmmaker Torrice, 509 Riddle Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45220, 513/751-7050, torriceproductions@yahoo.com, www.torriceproductions.com [11683]

  • "The Persistence of Racial and Ethnic Profiling in the United States" (June 2009, 88 pp.), from the American Civil Liberties Union and the Rights Working Group, is a follow-up report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Locate it at www.civilrights.org/archives/2009/07491-erpa-report.html [11568]

  • "The Persistence of Racial and Ethnic Profiling in the United States," a 71-page follow-up report to the UN Comm. on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (June 2009), was produced by the ACLU and the Rights Working Group. Likely available through civilright.org, from the Leadershi8p Conf. on Civil Rights, 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20006. [11646]

  • "Through the Past, Darkly: The Legacy of Colorism Reflects Wounds of Racism That Are More Than Skin-Deep," by DeNeen L. & DeNeen L. Brown appeared in the July 12, 2009 Washington Post, p. E1, 11. [11645]

  • Understanding and Abiding by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a new US Dept. of Justice dvd, available (likely free) from from Department's Civil Rights Div., 950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20530, 888/848-5306. [11680]

July/August 2009

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  • "Asian American Access to Democracy in the 2008 Elections" (2009) is available (possibly free) from the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, 99 Hudson St., 12th flr., NYC, NY 10012, 212/966-5932, info@ldef.org, www.aaldef.org [11477]

  • Belinda's Petition: A Concise History of Reparations for the TransAtlantic Slave Trade, by Raymond Winbush is available through xlibris bookstore. [11529]

  • Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage, by William Loren Katz has just been reissued in a 20th anniveresary edition. Further inf. from wlkatz@aol.com, www.williamlkatz.com [11528]

  • "Confronting the New Faces of Hate: Hate Crimes in American 2009" (June 2009) is available (no price listed) from the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights Education Fund, 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr. Wash., DC 20006. www.civilrights.org [11555]

  • "Human Rights & Racial Justice in the U.S.," a study guide to accompany the 15th annu8al Valerie Gordon Lecture at the Northeastern Univ. School of Law, delivered by Gay McDougall, UN Independent Expert on Minority Issues, March 3, 2008, is available (possibly free) from Pat Voorhies, Northeastern School of Law, 400 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115, pvoorhies@neu.edu [11484]

  • Open Wound: The Long View of Race in America, by William McKee Evans (328 pp., 2009?, $34.95), has been published by Univ. of Illinois Press, 1325 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820-6903, www.press.uillinois.edu [11548]

  • Overecoming Katrina: African American Voices from the Crescent City and Beyond, eds. D'Ann R. Penner & Keith C. Ferdinand (248 pp., 2009, $22.36 - with promo code P356ED), has been published by Palgrave Macmillan, 888/330-8477, www.palgrave-usa.com [11428]

  • Racial Equity Tools is a new website, from the Center for Assessment and Policy Development and MP Associates, designed "to help encourage and support transformative change within communities, organizations, systems and individuals. www.racialequitytools.org [11464]

  • "The Asian American Vote in the 2008 Presidential Election" (2009) is available (possibly free) from the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, 99 Hudson St., 12th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 212/966-5932,info@aaldef.org, www,aaldef.org [11476]

  • The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today, by Kevin Bales ADD FROM PRESS RELEASE [11445]

  • "Through Boom and Bust: Minorities, Immigrants and Homeownership" (52 pp., May 2009), a Pew Hispanic Center report, is available at pewhispanic.org/files/reports/109.pdf [11515]

  • We Shall Remain: American Experience was a terrific 5-part film series on Native American history, which aired April 13-May 11 -- starting with the 1600s, through to the 1973 Wounded Knee seige -- on public t.v. Inf. from your local station or weta.org [11439]

  • "Year One: Toward Safe Communities, Good Schools, and a Fair Chance for All Americans" (18 pp., 2009) celebrates the centennial of the NAACP, addressing the organization's current agenda, www.naacp.org/about/resources/reports/NAACP,white.paper.pdf [11469]

May/June 2009

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  • "2008 Hate Crimes Survey: Summary and Recommendations" is available (free online) from Human Rights First, 333 Seventh Ave., 13th flr., NYC, NY 10001-5108, 212/845-5200, www.humanrightsfirst.org [11382]

  • Banished From 1860 to 1920 hundreds of US counties expelled all of their African American inhabitants. BANISHED visits three of these still all white towns today. Meanwhile the descendants of those displaced and disinherited seek redress. Directed by Marco Williams. Distributed by California Newsreel (www.newsreel.org) www.newsreel.org/nav/title.asp?tc=CN0211 [11421]

  • "Civil Rights Monitor 2007-20008," whose Senior Editor is PRRAC Bd. member William L. Taylor, (39 pp.) is available (possibly free) from the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights Educ. Fund, 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3311, www.civilrights.org [11383]

  • Sleepwalking to Segregation? Challenging Myths About Race and Migration, by Nissa Finney & Ludi Simpson (218 pp., 2009, $29.95), published by Policy Press in Great Britain, is available from International Specialized Book Services, 920 NE 58th Ave., #300, Portland, OR 97213-3786, 503/287-3093, www.isbs.com [11395]

  • "The Changing Racial Dynamic of the War on Drugs," by Marc Mauer (April 2009, 20 pp.) is available (possibly free) from The Sentencing Proj., 514 10th St. NW, #1000, Wash., DC 20004, 202/628-0871, www.sentencingproject.org [11377]

  • "The State of Black America 2009" is available ($19.95) from the National Urban League, 120 Wall St., NYC, NY 10005, 212/558-5300. [11409]

  • Women of Color as Social Work Educators: Strengths and Survival, eds. Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi, Saundra Hardin Starks & Carmen Ortiz Hendricks (300 pp., 2007), was published by the Council on Social Work Education; available from them at 1725 Duke St., #500, Alexandria, VA 22314-3457, www.cswe.org [11394]

March/April 2009

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  • Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop, by Adam Bradley & Illinois Poverty Summit (248 pp., 2009, $16.95), has been published by Basic Civitas, 387 Park Ave. S., NYC, NY 10016, 212/340-8107, mary. ccue@perseusbooks.com [11305]

  • "Check the Color Line - Income Report," by the Applied Research Ctr. and Ctr. for the Study of Social Policy, presents alarming data on racial and ethnic income disparities at both the national and state levels, and proposes policy solutions to promote equality of opportunity. Contact ColorLines, 900 Alice St, #400, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/653-3415, Arc.org [11330]

  • "Communities in Crisis: Public Safety in Indian Country" is a 22-page 2009 Presidential Transition Brief prepared by the Natl. Congress of American Indians, available (possibly free) from them. They also have an analysis of the impact of the stimulus bill on Native Americans. Contact NCAI at 1301 Conn. Ave. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036, www.ncai.org [11333]

  • DiscussRace.com has, among other features, a free, 20-question anonymous racism test, at www.racismtest.org [11331]

  • FCNL Indian Report is the quarterly(?) publication of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. No price listed. Contact them at 243 Second St. NE, Wssh., DC 20002-5795, 800/630-1330, fcnl@fcnl.org, www.fcnl.org [11318]

  • Inst. for Polic Research Working Papers A descriptive list of IPR 2006-08 Working Papers appears in the Fall 2008 issue of their newsletter, available (likely free) from them at 2040 Sheridan Rd., Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 847/491-3395, iprnortwestern.edu/ipr, www.northwestern.edu/ipr [11289]

  • "Recommendations and Options to Address Management Deficiencies inth4e Officde of the Assistant Secretary for Civil RIghts [USDA]" (61 pp., Oct. 2008) is available at www.gao.gov/new.items/d0962.pdf [11280]

  • Trolleys in Black and White: Segregation and Public Transit in Washington from 1920-1962 documents segregation of passengers and employees in the city's streetcars and busses. Made by and available from the Amalgamated Transit Union, 5025 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20016, 202/537-1503. Also available from the is the related 5-pager, "Equal Rights on the Front Platform, on job discimination in the trolley system. [11332]

January/February 2009

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  • "Katrina's Hidden Race War," by A.C. Thompson and his accomanying investigative journalism article, "Body of Evidence" appeared in the Jan. 5, 2009 issue of , documenting the extraordinary degree of white vigilante activity in New Orleans in the wake of Katrina. [11195]

  • The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop -- And Why It Matters, by Tricia Rose (308 pp., 2008, $15.95) has been published by Basic Civitas, 212/340-8162, www.basiccivitasbooks.com [11201]

November/December 2008

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  • "Building Community: The Ethiopians of Los Angelese," an article in the Fall 2008 issue of etwork, the periodical of the California Council for the Humanities, describes a two-year multimedia proejct capturing the identify struggles of one of the California's newest immigrant groups. The issue is available (likely free) from the Council, 312 Sutter St., #601, SF, CA 94108, 415/391-1474, www.californiastories.org [11147]

  • "Economic Stimulus and Economically Distressed Workers" (2008) highlights how tens of millions of U.S. homeowners are victimized and vulnerable as a result of subprime mortgages offered in 2007 and early 2007. Available from the Center for the Study of Working Class Life at www.stonybrook.edu/workingclass/ecostimulus/shtml [11145]

  • "Evaluating the Economic Causes and Consequences of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities," by Kristen Suthers is an Oct. 2008 American Publio Health Assn. brief, available (possibly free) from Dr. Suthers, 202/777-2434, kristen.suthers@apha.org, www.apha.org/advocacy/reports [11163]

  • "Hispanics and the Economy," by Algernon Austin & Marie T. Mora is a 13-page, Oct. 31, 2008 Briefing Paper, available (possibly free) from the Economic Policy Inst., 1333 H St. NW, E. Tower, #300, Wash., DC 20005, 202/775-8810, www.epi.org [11134]

  • Integrationagenda.org is a new "collaborative effort to develop and execute a comprehensive agenda for residential integration." The initiative, joined by sister organization MoveSmart.org, grew out of a recent conference sponsored by the Inst. of Govt. & Public Affairs at the Univ. of Illinois at Chicago and the Jane Addams Hull House Assn. Inf. at www.integrationagenda.org [11167]

  • "Reversal of Fortune: Economic Gains of 1990s Overturned for African Americans from 2000-07," by Algernon Austin, a 13-page, Sept. 2008 Briefing Paper, available (likely free) from the Economic Policy Inst., 1333 H St. NW, #300 E. Tower, Wash., DC 20005, 202/775-8810, www.epi.org [11142]

  • "The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop -- And Why It Matters," by Tricia Rose (308 pp., 2008, $15.95), has been published by Basic Civitas, 212/340-8162, www.basiccivitasbooks.com [11183]

  • Twenty-First Century Color Lines: Multiracial Change in Contemporary America, eds. Andrew Grant-Thomas & Gary Orfield (2008) has been published by Temple Univ. Press. Contributors include (PRRAC Board member) john powell, John Mollenkopf and others. Available at www.temple.edu/tempress/titles/1929_reg.html [11164]

September/October 2008

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  • "A National Action Agenda: Policy Recommendations to Empower South Asian Communities in the United States (2008)" (55 pp., 2008[?] is available from the Natl. Coal. of South Asian Organizations, 6930 Carroll Ave., #506, Takoma Park, MD 20912, 301/270-1855, saalt@saalt.org, www.saalt.org [11056]

  • Black Men and Boys Initiative, a project of the Twenty-First Century Foundation, can be reached at www.bmbnrc.org [11093]

  • "Ending American Apartheid: How Cities Achieve and Maintain Racial Diversity," by Daniel Lauber (63 pp., updated 2008) -- d;@planningcommunications.com -- is downloable at www.planningcommunications.com [11103]

  • "Financial Inclusion and Ethnicity: An Agenda for Research and Policy Action" (78 pp., July 2008) is available (check the $ price) from The Runnymede Trust in London, info@runnymedetrust.org www.runnymedetrust.org [11041]

  • Integral is a new periodical (premiere issue scheduled for Dec. 2008) from the Fund for an OPEN Society. Focus is on intentional integration measures. First issue includes contributions by Michael Wenger, Myron Orfield, Leo Vasquez, Clement Price and others. Inf. from Barbara Heisler Williams, Fund for an OPEN Society, 14 S. Orange Ave., S. Orange, NJ 07079-4198, 973/821-4198, bhw@opensoc.org, www.opensoc.org [11087]

  • Legacy and Legitimacy: Black Americans and the Supreme Court, by Rosalee A. Clawson & Eric N. Waltenburg (224 pp., 2008, $23.95), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/621-2736, www.temple.edu/tempress [11114]

  • Pinoy Capital: The Filipino Nation in Daly City, by Benito M. Vergara, Jr. (240 pp., 2008, $24.95), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/621-2736, www.temple.edu/tempress [11113]

  • Race and Class Matters at an Elite College, by Elizabeth Aries (256 pp., 2008, $24.95), [the elite college is Amherst] has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/447-1656, www.temple.edu/tempress [11050]

  • Swimming Against the Tide: African American Girls and Science Education, by Sandra L. Hanson (208 pp., 2008, $40), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/447-1656, www.temple.edu/tempress [11051]

  • The Execution of Willie Francis: Race, Murder and the Search for Justice in the American South, by Gilbert King (324 pp., 2008, $26), has been published by Civitas Books. [11109]

  • "The Fair Housing Act After 40 Years: Continuing the Mission to Eliminate Housing Discrimination and Segregation" is a 309-page Symposium appearing as Vol. 41, No. 3 (2008) of the Indiana Law Review. Among the 10 article authors are (PRRAC Bd. & Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd.members) Florence Wagman Roisman/Elizabeth Julian, john powell & Margery Austin Turner; plus Monroe Little, Jr., James Kushner, John Relman, James Rosenbaum, Stefanie DeLuca, Leonard Rubinowitz, Kathryn Shelton & Robert Schwemm. A limited number of gratis cc. likely are available through Prof. Roisman, TK [11048]

  • Theorizing Discimination in an Era of Contested Prejudice: Discrimination in the United States, by Samuel Roundfield Lucas (296 pp., 2008, $45), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/621-2736, www.temple.edu/tempress [11115]

July/August 2008

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  • "A Resource Guide" (53 pp., Dec. 2007) from the Kirwan Inst. for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (headed by PRRAC Board member john powell) is available from them (possibly free): 433 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 So. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614/688-5429, Carter.647@usu.edu, www.kirwaninstitute.org [10998]

  • "Asian American Access to Democracy in the 2006 Elections," by Glenn D. Magpantay & Nancy W, Yu is a Jan,. 2008 report fom the Asian Amnerican Legal Defense and Education Fund; available at www.aaldef.org [11023]

  • Banished, a 84-minute, 2007 documentary (directed by Marco Williams), about the expulsion of black residents from hundreds of US counties between 1860 and 1920, is available ($195 + s/h) from California Newsreel/Resolution, 877/811-7495. [11027]

  • "Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Convening: October 27-29, 2007 Proceedings Paper" (35 pp.) is available (possibly free) from Insight-Center for Community Economic Development, 2201 Broadway, #815, Oakland, CA 94612, 510/251-2600, www.insightcced.org [10985]

  • Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America, by Jeff Wiltse (276 pp., 2007, $29.95), has been published by Univ. of North Carolina Press. [11021]

  • "Dreaing of a Self Beyond Whiteness and Isolation," by john a. powell appeared in J. Law & Policy 18 (2008?). Reprints of the 33-page article may be available from Prof. powell, powell.355@osu.edu [11030]

  • Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans, a 68-minute, 2007 documentary (Wynton Marsalis & Stanley Nelson, Exec. Producers) is available ($195 + s/h) from Califoirnia Newsreel/Resolution, 877/811-7495. [11026]

  • How to Make Opportunity Equal: Race and Contributive Justice, by Paul Gomberg (192 pp., 2007), has been published by Blackwell. [11028]

  • "Lessons from Suffering: How Social Justice Informs Spirituality," by john a. powell, appeared in Vol. 1:l of Universithy of St. Thomas Law Journal. Reprints of the 26-page article may be available from Prof. powell, powell.355@osu.edu [11029]

  • "Researching HUD's Housing Programs" Cityscape, HUD's pubication, in Vol. 10, no. 1, featured a symposium on the 4.3 million households that participate in one or another of the agency's programs. Included are article on portability moves in the Housing Choice Voucher Program; the role of social network in making housing choices; measuring the deconcentration of the HCV Prgoram in 8 met. areas; housing life cycle and length of stay; and whether Census variables are highly correlated with HCV Program holders' perception of the quality of their neighborhoods. Prnt version of the issue (may be free) available at 800/245-2691 or read/downloaded at www.huduser.org/periodicals/cityscape.html [10914]

  • "Structural Racism: Building Upon the Insighnts of John Calmore," by john a. powell, appeared in the March 2008 (Vol. 86, No. 3) issue of the North Carolina Law Review. Reprints may be available from Prof. powell, ADD PHONE,EMAIL [10968]

  • "Talking About Race: Toward a Transformative Agenda," a 42-page, Nov. 2007 Resource Notebook (containing, among other elements, an annotated bibliography), is available (possibly free) from the Kirwan Inst. for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (headed by PRRAC Board member john powell), 433 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 So. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614/688-5429, www.kirwaninstitute.org [11000]

  • "Teaching Race/Teaching Whiteness: Transforming Colorblindnesss to Color Insight," by Margalynne J. Armstrong & Stephanie M. Wildman, is available from Prof. Wildman, Santa Clara Univ. School of Law, 500 El Camino Real, Satna Clara, CA 95053-0425, 408/554-5350, swildman@scu.edu, www.scu.edu/law/socialjustice [11031]

  • The Fund for an OPEN Society has a brochure describing its various programs ("...because separate can never be equal."). 515 Valley St., #170, Maplewood, NJ 07040, 973/821-4198, www.opensoc.org [11003]

  • The Institure for Research on Race & Public Policy at the Univ. of Illinois-Chicago provides seed grants for UIC faculty, sponsors a lecture series and other activities. Contact Interim Director John Betancur, Cuppa Hall (MC 347), 412 S. Peoria St., 3rd flr., Chicago, IL 60607, 312/996-6339, www.uic.edu/cuppa/irrpp [10961]

  • The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia is housed at Ferris State Univ., 820 Campus Dr., ASC 2108, Big Rapids, MI 49307, 231/591-5873. It produced an award-winning docmentary, Jim Crow's Museum, has two traveling exhibits, and is currently seeking to relocate to a larger space. Contact Director John P. Thorp, www.ferris.edu/jimcrow [10964]

  • "Where Is the Debate on Race?," by Gregory D. Squires appeared on the June 17, 2008 website of The Nation. Downloadable at www.thenation.comXX20080630/squires [11034]

  • Working-Class White: The Making and Unmakin g of Race Relations, by Monica McDermott (196 pp., 2006), has been published by Univ. of California Press. [11018]

May/June 2008

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  • "40 Years Later: The Unrealized American Dream," by Dedrick Muhammad (March 2008), has been published by the Institute for Policy Studies, 202/234-9382,dedrick@ips-dc.org, dowloadable at www.ips-dc.org/getfile.php?id=170 [10880]

  • Colonias in Arizona and New Mexico: Border Poverty and Community Development Solutions, by Adrian X. Esparza & Angela J. Donelson (208 pp., 2008, $19.95), has been published by Univ. of Arizona Press, 520/621-3920, hdolan@uapress.arizona.edu www.uapress.arizona.edu [10820]

  • Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights, 1919-1950, by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore (642 pp., 2008, $39.95), has been published by W.W. Norton. [10850]

  • Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible, a 2008(?) film by Shakti Butler, is available at 888/367-9154, www.world-trust.org [10838]

  • Race to Execution is a 2007 film by Rachel Lyon, narrated by Charles Ogletree, Jr., tracing the fate of 2 Death Row inmates, in Alabama and Chicago. Inf. from www.lionessmedia.com [10849]

  • Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts is a brand new periodical (Autumn 2007 was Vol. 1, No. 1` - "Transnational Migration, Race, Citizenship" - 170 pp.), co-edited by PRRAC Board member john a. powell. Sub. inf. from 800/842-6796. [10823]

  • The National Asian Pacific American Poliitcal Almanac, eds. Don Nakanishi & James S. Lai (13th ed., 2007-08, 254 pp., $25), from the UCLA Asian American Studies Center (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi) and the Asian American Inst. for Congressional Studies, is available from the UCLA Asian American Studies Center Press, 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, www.aasc.ucla.edu/aascpress/comersus/store/ [10867]

  • WECAN is The White Anti-Racist Community Action Network which "offers a protected online space where white anti-racsts and people of color whoo support and encourage white anti-racists can assemble, network, share in community, and act to transform ouor larger society to one that is racially just." www.wacan.org [10910]

  • What Makes Me White? is a (2008?) 15-min. film by Aimee Sands, available at whatmakesmewhite.com [10837]

March/April 2008

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  • A Philip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom a (great) 86-min., 1996 documentary on the long life and varied accomplkishments of the head of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, is available ($49) from the Labor Heritage Foundation, 815 16th St. NW, Wash., DC 20006, 202/637-3963, info@laborheritage.org [10812]

  • Closing the Health Disparithy Gap, the WQED-TV series, is availble at www.wqed.org/ondemand/onq.php?cat=23&id=240 [10811]

  • Drawing Conclusions: An Artist Discovers His America, by Tracy Sugarman (179 pp., 2007), has been published by Syracuse Unv. Press. Sugarman for over six decades has been a reportial illustrator, much of whose work has been related to the Civil Rights Movement (he was in Mississippi in 1964 and 1965) -- the subject of two of his earlier books, Stranger at the Gates: A Summer in Mississippi and We Had Sneakers -- They Gad Guns. [10760]

  • "Native Americans and the Public: A Human Values Perspective" is a 160+-page report, released Winter 2006-2007, prepared by Patricia Powers of the Friends Comm. on National Legislation. $20 suggested donation. Avaiable from FCNL, 242 Second St. NE, Wash., DC 20002, 202/547-6000, www.fcnl.org/nativeam/ [10775]

  • "NCLB and Latinos: No Latino Child Left Behind Matters" is a Feb. 2008 op-ed from the Center for American Progress, available (likely free) from them at 1333 H St. NW, 10th flr.., Wash., DC 20005, 202/682-1611, progress@americanprogress.org [10784]

  • Seeking Higher Ground: The Hurricane Katrina Crisis, Race, and Public Policy Reader, eds. Manning Marable & Kristen Clarke (320 pp. 2007), has been published by Palgrave/Macmillan. Among the contributors to the 20 chapters are Ronald Walters, Julianne Malveaux, Mindy Thompson Fullilove and PRRAC Research Director Chester Hartman/Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member Gregory Squires, whose chapter, "The Social Construction of Disaster: New Orleans as the Paradigmatic American City," is a precis and updating of the material in their 2006 edited volume, There Is No Such Thing As a Natural Disaster: Race, Class & Hurricane Katrina (Routledge, 2006). [10759]

  • The Big Eddy Club: The Stocking Stranglings and Southern Justice, by David Rose (350 pp., 2007), has been published by The New Press -- deals with racism in the criminal justice system in Columbus, GA. [10779]

  • "The Vortex: The Concentrated Racial Impact of Drug Imprisonment and the Characteristics of Punitive Counties" is a 33-page, Dec. 2007 Justice Institute report, available from them at ______________________. [10786]

January/February 2008

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  • "'Preventing the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse' Coalition in Mississippi," along with a companion pieced, "Education Versus Incarceration in Tallulah, Louisiana," appeared in the Dec. 2007 issue of TwelveTen, the communications vehicle of the US Human Rights Network. Available (possibly free) from the Network, 250 Georgia Ave., Unit 330, Atlanta, GA 30312, 404/558-9761, info@ushrnetwork.org, www.ushrnetwork.org [10686]

  • Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves, by Adam Hochschild (466 pp., 2005), is a marvellously written account of the successful organizing campaign to end the slave trade and emancipate slaves throughout the British Empire. Published by Houghton Mifflin. [10732]

  • Class and the Color Line: Interracial Class Coalition in the Knights of Labor and the Populist Movement, by Joseph Gerteis (274 pp., 2007, $23.95), has been published by Duke Univ. Press, 919/687-3650, eboyer@dukeupress.edu, www.dukeupress.edu [10657]

  • "Community Changes and Progress in Addressing Racial Inequities," by Maggie Potapchuk (86 pp. + App., Oct. 2007), is available (possibly free) from The Aspen Inst. Roundtable on Community Change, 281 Park Ave. South, NYC, NY 10010, 212/677-5510, www.aspenroundtable.org [10670]

  • Greensboro: Closer to the Truth is a 2007 film by Adam Zucker on the 1979 KKK killings in Greenboro, NC and the subsequent Truth and Reconciliation Commission (see P&R TK). Inf on screenings, purchase, private showings at www.greensborothemovie,com/NewsScreen.html [10690]

  • "Hispanics at the crossroads: Opportunities and Risks" is the focus of a 2007 report by Marta Tienda, available (no price listed) from the Univ. of Wisconsin Inst. for Research on Poverty, 1180 Observatory Dr., Madison, WI 53706, www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/focus/pdfs/foc251d.pdf [10746]

  • Lessons from 'The Color of Fear', eds. Victor Lewis & Hugh Vasquez is a 2008 4-volume curriculum to accompany the documentary film, "The Color of Fear." $214 for institutions, $110 indivs./comm. gps. Ordering inf. from Speak Out, PO Box 99096, Emeryville, CA 94662, 510/601-0182. A film screening/panel discussion (with cast members, filmmaker and others) to launch the new curriculum, will take place Feb. 28, 7pm, at the First Congregational Church of Oakland, 2501 Harrison St., Oakland, 800/838-3006, info@speakoutnow.org, www.SpeakOutNow.org [10739]

  • "Race & Ethnicity in America: Turning a Blind Eye to Injustice" is a Dec. 2007 ACLU response to the U.S. report to the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). Inf. from 212/549-2582; downloadable at www.aclu.org/cerd [10706]

  • Racism in the United States: Implications for the Helping Professions, by Joshua Millere & Ann Marie Garran (324 pp., 2008), has been publised by Thomson Brooks/Cole, 800/423-0563. [10669]

  • Rebuilding Native Nations: Strategies for Governance and Development, ed. Miriam Jorgensen (384 pp., Nov. 2007 $20), a joint project of the Native Nations Inst. and the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, has been published by Univ. of Arizona Press, 800/426-3797, www.uapress.arizona.edu [10704]

  • Revolution '67, produced/directed by Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno (released in DVD Dec. 2007) is a 83-min. documentary on Newark's urban rebellion. Available (along with a Facilitator Guide) from California Newsreel, ADDRESS TK.................., www.newsreel.org/nav/title.asp?tc=CN0203 [10712]

  • The State of the Native Nations: Conditions under U.S. Policies of Self-Determination (448 pp., 2007, $29.95), a joint project of the Native Nations Inst. and the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, has been published by Oxford Univ. Press, 800/451-7556, www.oup.com/us/he [10705]

  • Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?, a California Newsreel film, is scheduled for PBS broadcast on 4 consecutive Thursdays -- March 27, April 3, 10, 17 at 10pm. The series will be released on DVD in March. Inf. at health@newsreel.org [10685]

November/December 2007

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  • All Things Being Equal: Instigating Opportunity in an Inequitable Time, eds. Brian D. Smedley & Alan Jenkins (256 pp., 2007, $24.95), has been published by The New Press. Among those contributing essays are Jared Bernstein, Linda Darling-Hammong, Marc Mauer, (PRRAC Social Science Advisory Board member) Margery Austin Turner and (PRRAAC Executive Director Philip Tegeler. [10634]

  • America's Black Holocaust Museum was founded in 1998 by the late Dr. James Cameron, America's only know survivor of a lynch mob attack (Marion, IN, 1930), who died in 2006 at the age of 92. Very much worth visiting if you are in Milwaukee: 2233 North 4th St., 53212, 414/264-2500, info@blackholocaustmuseum.org, www.blackholocaustmuseum.org [10604]

  • Banished is a 87-minute, 2007 documentary, directed by Marco Williams, about the forced expulsion of Black Southerners from their homes in the decades following the Civil War. Very positive review appeared in the Sept. 26, 2007 NY Times. [10583]

  • Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America, by Eliot Jaspin (335 pp., 2007), has been published by Bssic Books. It documents the forcible expulsion of blacks from towns and counties in the 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in the South. [10558]

  • Dawn's Light: The Journey of Gordon Hirabayashi is a new (2007) play by East-West Players of LA, about the man who in 1942 defied the federal government's wartime curfew and "expulsion" of over 110,000 Japanese Americans to concentration camps. Hirabayashi was tried in Seattle, and the US Supreme Court later (1943) ruled against him, 9-0. In 1986 and 1987, his convictions were overturned in federal court, along with other coram nobis petitions filed on behalf of Fred Korematsu and Minoru Yasui. The UCLA Asian Ameerican Studies Center (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi) is co-sponsoring the world premiere of the play, which runs through Dec. 2 at the David Henry Hwang theater in Los Angeles. Inf. from 213/625-7000, www.EastWestPlayers.org [10573]

  • "Framing Race and Class in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina" is a Sept. 2007 Equal Justice Society report, available (no price listed) from them at 220 Sansome St., 14th flr., SF, CA 94104; to download the report, contact kkamisugi@equaljusticesociety.org [10578]

  • Latinos in New England, ed. Andres Torres (2007) has been published by Temple University Press, [10592]

September/October 2007

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  • American Arabs and Political Participation, ed. Philippa Strum, the 155-page proceedings of a May 2006 conference sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Internatl.Ctr. for Scholars' Div. of U.S. Studies, is available (possibly free) from the Center, 1300 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004-3027, www.wilsoncenter.org [10464]

  • Dealing With Race: The Quest for Regional Cooperation, ed. Philippa Strum, the 40-page proceedings of a Feb. 2005 conference (on the New Detroit Coalition), sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Internatl. Ctr. for Scholars' Div. of U.S. Studies, is available (possibly free) from the Ctr., 1300 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004-3027, www.wilsoncenter.org [10465]

  • Diversity=Democracy is a 7-min. DVD introducing the National Diversity Education Program of the Japanese American National Musueum (369 E. First St., LA, CA 90012, 213/625-0414, www.janm.org [10474]

  • "Farmers of Color Shut Out from Farm Bill Programs" is the conclusion of a 16-page, July 2007 Oxfam America report, carried out by researchers at Tuskegee Univ. and the Univ. of Minnesota, lrusu@oxfamamerica.org, www.oxfamamerica.org [10489]

  • "Income is No Shield Against Racial Disparities in Lending" is the conclusion of a July 2007 National Community Reinvestment Coalition report, available at www.ncrp.org [10488]

  • Miss Navajo is a new film by Billy Luther -- "the Miss Navajo competition is an opportunity for young women to honor and strengthen Navajo culture. Oct. 3, 2007, 7pm, at the Natl. Geographic Society, 1600 M St. NW, Wash., DC; Oct.4, 2007, 7pm at Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th St. NW, Wash., DC. [10478]

  • Muslims in the United States: Identity, Influence, Innvoation, ed. Philippa Strum, the 232-page proceedings of two conferences (June 2003, May 2005) sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Internatl. Ctr. for Scholars' Div. of U.S. Studies, is available (possibly free) from the Center, 1300 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004-3027, www.wilsoncenter.org [10463]

  • San Francisco's International Hotel: Mobilizing the Filipino-American Community in the Anti-Eviction Movement, by Estella Habal (227 pp., 2007), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, www.temple.edu/tempress [10466]

July/August 2007

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  • "101 Tools for Tolerance: Simple Ideas for Promoting Equity & Celebrating Diversity" (16 pp., n.d.) is available (likely free) from the Southern Poverty Law Ctr., 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104, www.tolerance.org [10441]

  • "African Americans Pay Higher Auto Loan Rates But Can Take Steps to Reduce This Expense" (2 pp., May 2007), from the Consumer Federation of America, is available at www.consumerfed.org/ [10427]

  • Black on the Block: The Politics of Race and Class in the City, by Mary Patitillo (338 pp., 2007, $29), has been published by Univ. of Chicago Press. It's a study of Chicago's North Kenwood-Oakland neighborhood. [10404]

  • Brick by Brick: A Civil Rights Story is a 2007 film documentary, directed/produced by Bill Kavanagh, about the long-running Yonkers housing drama. Inf. from Kavanagh Productions, 32 Broadway, #1711-12, NYC, NY 10004, 212/480-0065, bill@kavanaghproductions,com www.brick-by-brick.com [10436]

  • Bulletin - Runnymede's Quarterly devotes its 24-page, March 2007 issue to the British experience with slavery. Available from The Runnymede Trust, 7 Plough Yard, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3LP England, +44(0)20 7377 9222, info@runnymedetrust.org, www.runnymedetrust.org [10400]

  • Complicitiy: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery, by Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, Jenifer Frank & Cheryl Magazine is a 2005 Ballantine Book version of the Hartford Courant series on how Connecticut was involved in the slave economy of the colonies. [10418]

  • DRC Opportunity Access is the new newsletter of the Discrimination Research Ctr., 125 University Ave., #102, Berkeley, CA 94710-1616, 510/845-3473, [10444]

  • Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans, by Jean Pfaelzer (432 pp., 2007), has been published by Random House. It deals with the ethnic cleaning of Chinese Americans fom California & the Pacific Northwest in the 2nd half of the 19th Century. [10388]

  • "Food Stamps as Medicine: A New Perspective on Children's Health" (6 pp., Feb. 2007) is available (possibly free) from Children's Sentinel Nutrition Assesssment Program, 725 Mass. Ave., Mezzanine SW, Boston, MA 02118, 617/414-5251, www.c-snap.org [10431]

  • Inequality.org, a website from Demos: A Network of Ideas & Action, offers a downloadable package of up-to-date statistics & grpahs on income, wealth & mobility; up-to-date summaries of media coverage & commentary; links to the latest studies & research papers; reports from the campaign trail; etc. [10398]

  • "Ku Klux Klan Rebounds" (20 pp., Feb. 2007), from the Anti-Defamation League, is available at www.adl.org [10424]

  • Our Diverse Society: Race & Ethnicity - Implications for 21st Century American Society, by David Engstrom & Lissette M. Piedra (242 pp., 2006, $44.99), has been published by NASW Press, 800/227-3590. www.naswpress.org [10371]

  • Teaching about Asian Pacific Americans: Effective Activities, Strategies & Assignment s for Classrooms & Communities, eds. Edith Wen-Chu Chen & Glenn K. Omatsu (2006), has been published by Rowman & Littlefield. [10382]

  • "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide" (32 pp., 3rd ed., 2005) is available (likely free) -- in Spanish language version as well -- from the Southern Poverty Law Ctr., 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104, www.tolerance.org/10_ways [10440]

  • The Cost of Privilege: Taking on the System of White Supremacy & Racism, by Chip Smith (466 pp., 2007, $19.95), has been published by Camino Press, PO Box 87941, Fayetteville, NC 28304, 910/670-0891, www.CostofPrivilege.com [10363]

  • The Covenant with Black America (Tavis Smiley) has launched its 2008 Presidential election blog series, "featuring lively, thoughtful & provocative discussions around the ten covenants.) Inf. from Glenda@covenantwithblackamerica.net [10434]

  • The State of Black Michigan, 1967-2007, eds. Joe T. Darden, Curtis Stokes & Richard W. Thomas (416 pp., Sept. 2007), is being published by Michigan State Univ. Press, 1405 S. Harrison Rd., #25, Manly Miles Bldg., E. Lansing, MI 48823-5245, www.msupress.msu.edu [10379]

May/June 2007

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  • "To Remain an Indian: Lessons in Democracy from a Century of Native American Education, by K. Tsianina Lomawaima, K. Tsianina Lomawaima, Teresa L. & Teresa L. McCarty (240 pp., 2006, $29.95), has been published by Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. [10352]

  • 2007 Statistical Portrait of the Nation's Asian and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Populations is a contentful 6-page, April 2007 Press Release from the UCLA Asian American Study Center (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi). Available (likely free) from the Center, 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310, 825-2974, dtn@ucla.edu [10353]

  • Asian Americans in Class:Charting the Achievement Gap Among Korean American Youth, by Jamie Lew (144 pp., 2006, $23.95), has been published by Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. [10351]

  • Challening Multiracial Identity, by Rainier Spencer (135 pp., 2006 $35), has been published by Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1800 30th St., #314, Boulder, CO 80301, 303/444-6684, cservice@rienner.com, www.rienner.com [10331]

  • "Contacts Between Policed and the Public, 2005: Findings from the 2002 National Survey," by Matthew R. Durose, Erica L. Smith & Patrick A. Langan, showing that while Black, Hispanic and white drivers are equally likely to be pulled over by police, African Americans and Hispanics are much more likely to be searched and arrested, is available from the US Dept. of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics, www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/pub/pdf/cpp05.pdf [10342]

  • Greenboro: Closer to the Truth is a 2007 documentary, by Adam Zucker, on the 1979 massacre at an anti-Klan rally by KKK and Amer. Nazi members (see Jan./Feb. 2006 P&R article on the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission). Contact filmmaker Zucker re showings, azfilmmaker@verizon.net www.greensborothemovie.com [10294]

  • Interracial Contact and Social Change, by George Yancey (190 pp., 2007), has been published by Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1800 30th St., #314, Boulder, CO 80301, 303/444-6684, cservice@rienner.com, www.rienner.com [10330]

  • Kirwan Inst. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member john powell) has started a blog, with 5 entries (as of press time): Migration: the pitfalls of duality!; Importance of Intersectionality: Race & Gender; Beyond a Myopic View of Identity and Towards Social Inclusion; Immigration conflation; Is Senator Obama black enough. www.kirwaninstitute.org [10301]

  • Mixed Messages: Multiracial Identity in a 'Color-Blind' Era, ed. David L. Brunsma (405 pp., 2006, $26.50), has been published by Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1800 30th St., #314, Boulder, CO 80301, 303/444-6684, cservice@rienner.com, www.rienner.com [10332]

  • New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War is Part 2 (the first was "Slavery in New York") of the New York Historical Society, through Sept. 3. 212/873-3400. [10300]

  • "Para Nuestros Ninos: Expanding and Improving Early Education for Hispanics" (2007) is available (no price given) from the National Task Force on Early Child Education for Hispanics, ASU College of Education, PO Box 870211, Tempe, AZ 85287-0211, www.ecehispanic.org [10314]

  • Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Health and Health Care is the theme of a forthcoming special issue of Sociological Focus. Submissions are due by Dec. 7, 2007. Inf. from Prof. Jennifer Malat, Dept. Sociology, 1009 Crosley Tower, Box 210378, Univ. Cincinnati, Cinn., OH 45221-0378, Jennifer.Malat@uc.edi [10317]

  • Still Separate and Unequal: Segregation and the Future of Urban School Reform, by Barry A. Gold (224 pp., 2007, $26.95), has been published by Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. [10348]

  • The Black Middle Class: Social Mobility -- and Vulnerability, by Benjamin P. Bowser (191 pp., 2007, $49.95), has been published by Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1800 30th St., #314, Boulder, CO 80301, 303/444-6684, cservice@rienner.com, www.rienner.com [10333]

  • The Color of Success: Race and High-Achieving Youth, by Gilberto Conchas & Gilberto Conchas (168 pp., 2006, $23.95), has been published by Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. [10349]

  • "The Erosion of Rights: Declining Civil Rights Enforcement Under the Bush Administration," eds. William L. Taylor, Dianne Piché, Crystal Rosario & Joseph D Rich (107 pp., 2007), is a report from the Citizens Commn. on Civil Rights (chaired by PRRAC Board member William L. Taylor). 7 Chapters, with 11 articles, including "New Directions for U.S. Housing Policy: The Unmet Potential of Two Large Housing Programs [Sec. 8 and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit]," by PRRAC Exec. Dir. Philip Tegeler. Available (possibly free) from the Commn., 2000 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/659-5565. [10282]

  • "The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center" has released an April 2007 audit investigation, using paired testers, into racially discriminatory practices within the N.O metro area rental housing market. Inf. from the Center, 228 St. Charles Ave., #1035, New Orleans, LA 70130, 877/445-2100, kscott@gnofairhousing.org [10319]

  • The State of Black America 2007 Report: Portrait of the Black Male, by Stephanie J. Jones (Foreword by Sen. Barack Obama), has been published by the National Urban League, $14.95, www.nul.org [10340]

  • "Toxic Wastes and Race at Twenty - 1987-2007: A Report Prepared for the United Church of Christ Justice & Witness Ministries," by Robert D. Bullard, Robin Saha & Beverly Wright (175 pp., March 2007), is available from the United Church of Christ, www.ucc.org [10336]

  • "Truth and Reconciliation Comes to the South: Lessons from Greensboro," by Jill Williams, is a 6-page article in the Spring 2007 issue of The Public Eye, the quarterly newsletter of Political Research Associates, 1301 Broadway, #201, Somerville, MA 02144-1837, 617/666-5300, www.publiceye.org [10297]

  • Up Against Whiteness: Race, School and Immigrant Youth, ed. Stanley J. Lee (168 pp., 2006, $23.95), has been published by Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. [10350]

March/April 2007

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  • Dying While Black, by Vernillia Randall (287 pp., 2006), "an indepth look at a crisis in the American healthcare system," has been published by Seven Principles Press, 408 Red Haw, PO Box 60979, Dayton, OH 45406. Prof. Randall has arranged for 40% discount ($11.97 + shipping), using code DXZBZP, addressed to her at www.dyingwhileblack.org [10275]

  • "Exposing the Roots of Health Disparities," about sociologist David R. Williams, newly arrived at the Harvard School of Public Health faculty, appeared in the Winter 2007 issue of Harvard Public Health Review. Sub. inf. about the 3x/yearly publication from Jesse Nankin, 401 Park Dr., 3rd flr., Boston, MA 02215, 617384-8990 [10212]

  • "Pacific Islanders Lagging Behind in Higher Educational Attainment" (9 pp., 2006) is available (likely free) from the UCLA Asian American Studies Center (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi), 3230 Campbell Hall, UCLA, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2974, www.aasc.ucla.edu/default.asp [10269]

  • "The Changing Landscape of American Public Education" (2007) is available from the Pew Hispanic Center. [10265]

  • "The Economic Cosgts of Poverty in the United States: Subsequent Effects of Children Growing Up Poor," by Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Greg Duncan, Harry Holzer, Harry Holzer, Jens Ludwig, Jens Ludwig & Jens Ludwig (22 pp., Jan. 2007), is available (possibly free) from the Cented for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20005, 202/682-1611, www.americanprogress.org [10214]

  • "Three Census Bureau Reports on Demographic, Social, Economic and Housing Characteristics of Hispanics, Blacks and Asians, based on the 2004 American Community Survey," is available at www.census.gov/PressRelease/www/release/archives/american_community_survey_acs/009634.html [10252]

January/February 2007

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  • "A New Way on School Integration," by Richard D. Kahlenberg, a 16-page, Nov. 2006 Issue Brief prepared for the Supreme Court's hearing on the Louisville and Seattle voluntary school integration plans, is available (possibly free) from The Century Foundation, 1333 H St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20005, 202/387-0400,, www.tcf.org [10141]

  • "A Status Report on Hunger & Homelessness in America's Cities," the annual US Council of Mayors report -- this one, the 20th such report, covering 23 cities, is available at www.usmayors.org/uscm/hungersurvey/2006/reporto6.pdf [10075]

  • "A Way Out: Creating Partners for Our Nation's Prosperity by Expanding Life Paths of Young Men of Color" (27 pp., 2006) is the Final Report of the Dellums Commission, available (possibly free) from the Health Policy Inst., Joint Ctr. for Political & Economic Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-6366, www.jointcenter.org [10169]

  • "African American Male Task Force Report" (58 pp. + Exec. Summary, Dec. 2006), from the Task Force on the Education of Maryland's African American Males, is available at www.marylandpublicschools.org/NR/rdonlyres/FCB60C1D-6CC2-4270-BDAA-153D67247324/11495/AfricanAmericanMaleTaskForceReportDecember06.pdf [10129]

  • Amerasia Journal (Vol. 32:3) is devoted to contemporary Asian American writers and their work. $20 from UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi), 3230 Campbell Hall, UCLA, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, www.aasc.ucla.edu/default.asp [10070]

  • Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies welcomes submissions in both the humanities and social sciences. Journal editor is Prof. Chon A. Noriega, Director of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Ctr. Contact= "mailto:wbelcher@CHICANO.UCLA.EDU"> [10123]

  • "Being a Black Man" is a renewed (2nd round) Washington Post series, www.washingtonpost.com/blackmen [10149]

  • Civil Rights Monitor is the quarterly publication of the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights Education Fund. Senior Editor is PRRAC Bd. member William L. Taylor. May be free, from the Fund, 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3434, www.civilrights.org [10168]

  • "Facing Race: 2006 Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity," by Menachem Krajcer & Tammy Johnson (54 pp.), an Applied Research Center report on California, is available at www.arc.org/downloads/Facing_Race_CA.pdf [10137]

  • "Facing Race: 2006 Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity (Illinois)," by Josina Morita & Terry Keleher (76 pp.), from The Applied Research Center, is available at www.arc.org/downloads/ARC-IllinoisReportCard2006.pdf [10138]

  • "Killing Affirmative Action: Would Ending It Really Result in a Better, More Perfect Union?," by Ellis Cose (nov. 2006), the first publicaiton from the new USC Annenberg's Inst. for Justice & Journalism, is downloadable at www.justicejournalism.org/cose [10101]

  • "Minnesota Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity," by Jermaine Toney (56 pp., 2005-2006), from The Applied Research Center, is available at www.arc.org/downloads/MN_reportcard.pdf [10139]

  • New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War is an exhibit at the New York Historic Society, a follow-up to its earlier "Slavery in New York." Through Sept. 3, 2007. See New York Times review, 11/17/06, p. B1. [10140]

  • Not Quite White: White Trash and the Boundaries of Whiteness, by Matt Wray (232 pp., 2006, $21.95), has been published by Duke Univ. Press, 905 W. Main St., Durham, NC 27701, 919/687-3600, www..dukepress.edu [10160]

  • "Pacific Islanders Lagging Behind in Higher Educational Attainment" is a 9-page, Nov. 2006 report from the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). Downloadable at www.aasc.ucla.edu [10111]

  • "Poverty, Raced and Policy: Strategic Advancement of a Poverty Reduction Agenda," by Ivy A. Toldson & Elsie L. Scott (27 pp., Dec. 2006), is available (possibly free) from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, 1720 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/263-2800, www.cbcfinc.org [10164]

  • "Racial-Ethnic Identity in Mid-Adolescence: Context & Change as Predictors of Academic Achievement," by Daphna Oyserman, Inna Altschul & Deborah Bybee, appeared in the Sept./Oct. 2006 issue of Child Development (Vol. 77, No. 5). Available at www.sitemaker.umich.edu/culture.self/files/altschul_oyserman_bybee_2006.pdf [10131]

  • "Relationship Between Quality of Care & Racial Disparities in Medicare Health Plans," by Amal N. Trivedi, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Eric C. Schneider & John Z. Ayanian, appeared in Vol. 296 (2006) of the Journal of the American Medical Assn. [10132]

  • Strategies for Cultural Competency in Indian Health Care, by Mim Dixon & Pamela E. Iron (155 pp., 2006, $26.95) is available from the Amer. Public Health Assn., 888/320-APHA, www.aphabookstore.org [10117]

  • Student Essay Contest: The National Campaing to Restore Civil Rights is sponsoring an essay/quote contest, one for students under 12, the other for students 12-17. For the former, student should submit a quote answering the question, "Why is diversity important in our schools?" For the latter, a quote or esay responding to the same question. Inf. from Aprill Turner, 212/244-4664, www.rollbackcampaign.org [10073]

  • Talking the Walk: A Communications Guide for Social Justice, by john a. powell, Hunter Cutting & Makani Themba-Nixon (167 pp., 2006, $15), has been published by AK Press, www.akpress.org/ [10080]

  • The Civil RIghts Litigation Clearinghouse is a new (2006) resoufce for work on injunctive civil rights cases, housed at Washington University in St. Louis, clearinghouse.wustl.edu [10148]

  • The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide, by Meizhu Lui, Barbara Robles, Betsy Leondar-Wright, Rose Brewer & Rebecca Anderson (326 pp., 2006, $19.95), has been published by New Press, www.thenewpress.com [10079]

  • "The Role of Prejudice & Discrimination in Americans: Explanations of Black Disadvantage & White Privilege," a 2003 American Mosaic Project Survey, produced by the Univ. of Minnesota, is available from David Ruth, 612/624-1690, ; study abstract available at www.soc.umn.edu/pdf/racialPrivilege.pdf [10118]

November/December 2006

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  • ""Eight Americas: Investigating Mortality Disparities Across Races, Counties & Race-Counties in the United States" appeared in the Sept. 2006 PloS Medicine/. Downloadable at medicine,plosjournals.org/perlserv?request=get-document&doi=10.1371/journal.pmed.0030260. [10058]

  • "A New Generation of Native Sons: Men of Color & the Prison-Industrial Complex," by Adolphus G. Belk, Jr. (47 pp., 2006), a Dellums Commn. Report, is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. Health Policy Inst., 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org. [10001]

  • "Black Churches and the Faith-Based Initiative," by David A. Bositis (22 pp., 2006), reports findings from a national survey. Available (possibly free) from the Joint Ctr. for Political & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005-4961, 202/789-6366. [10018]

  • "Men & Communities: African American Males & the Well-Being of Children, Families & Neighborhoods," by James B. Hyman (26 pp., 2006), a Dellums Commn. Report, is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. Health Policy Inst., 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org [10000]

  • "Public Policies & Practices in Child Welfare Systems That Affect Life Options for Children of Color," by Ernestine F. Jones (24 pp., 2006), a Dellums Commn. Report, is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. Health Policy Inst., 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org. [10002]

  • Soul Power: Culture, Radicalism & the Making of a U.S. Third World Left, by Cynthia A. Young (308 pp., 2006), has been published by Duke Univ. Press, www.dukeupress.edu [9999]

  • "The Experiences & Effects of Economic Status Among Racial & Ethnic Minorities," by Dennis Chong & Dukhong Kim appeared in the Aug. 2006 American Political Science Review, available at www.apsanet.org/imgtest/APSRAug06ChongKim.pdf [10026]

  • "Understanding recent changes in chold poverty over the past 10 years" is the subject of a 2006 report by Austin Nichols, available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, www.urban.org/publications/311356.html. [10020]

  • "Young Men of Color in the Media: Images & Impacts," by Robert M. Entman (40 pp., 2006), a Dellums Commn. Report, is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. Health Policy Inst., 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org. [10003]

September/October 2006

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  • "2006 Fortaleciendo La Familia Hispana: Approaches to Strengthening the Hispanic Family" (41 pp.) is available at www.nclr.org/content/publications/download/41227 [9960]

  • "Affirmative Action: What Do We Know?," by Harry Holzer & David Neumark (47 pp., Feb. 2006), ia available from the Inst. for Research on Poverty, www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/dps/pdfs/dp131406.pdf [9937]

  • "American Arabs & Political Participation," ed. Philippa Strum (155 pp., Ma6 2006), is available (possibly free) from the Woodrow Wilson Internatl. Ctr. for Scholars, 1300 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004-3027, www.wilsoncenter.org [9913]

  • "An Evaluation of OPM's Efforts to Improve Hispanic Representation in the Federal Workforce" (33 pp., Aug. 2006), from the Natl. Hispanic Leadership Agenda, is available at www.nclr.org/content/publications/detail41503/ [9957]

  • Black Males Left Behind, by Donald Mincy (326 pp., Feb. 2006, 29.50), has been published by Urban Inst. Press, www.uipress.org/Template.cfm?Section=Bookstore&Template=/Ecommerce/ProductDisplay.cfm&Productid=4705 [9938]

  • "Civil Rights, Politics & the Law: Three Civil Rights Lawyers Reminisce" was a Jan. 2006 program sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Internatl. Ctr. for Scholars. Participants included PRRAC Board member William Taylor, Harris Wofford & Berl Bernhard. A transcipt publication is available (possibly free) from the Ctr., 1300 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004-3027, www.wilsoncenter.org [9898]

  • "Control, Punish & Conquer: U.S. Public Schools' Attempts to Control Black Males," by Terence Fitzgerald, is a 16-page article in the Spring 2006 issue (Vol. 12, No. 1) of Chnallenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men. Contact Morehouse Research Inst., 830 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314, 404/215-2746. [9914]

  • "Flipping the Script: White Privilege & Community Building," by Maggie Potapchuk, Sally Leiderman, Donna Bivens & Barbara Major (2006), is downloadable at www.mpassociates.us [9885]

  • Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy Summer 2006 issue (Vol. XII) is devoted to "A Nation Exposed: Rebuilding African American Communities." [9897]

  • Legacy: Treasures of Black History, eds. Thomas C. Battle & Donna M. Wells (2006, $35), will be published Nov. 21 by the Natl. Geographic Soc. Preface by John Hope Franklin. [9989]

  • "Public Education & Black Male Students - The 2006 State Report Card" (85 pp.) is available (possibly free) from the Schott Fdn., 678 Mass. Ave., #301, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/876-7700, www.schottfoundation.org [9918]

  • Tavis Smiley is re-launching his website, http://www.covenantwithblackamerica.com [9902]

  • What's Race Got to Do With It? Social Disparities & Student Success (2006, 55 min., $49.95), dealing with ace on college campuses, is available from Newsreel, www.newsreel.org/nav/title.asp?tc=CN0188 [9940]

July/August 2006

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  • Barefootin': Life Lessons from the Road to Freedom, by Unita Blackwell (272 pp., 2006, $23), has been published by Crown. Blackwell was the first Black female mayor of Mississippi (Mayersville), and this is a memoir of her civil rights activism. [9821]

  • "Being a Black Man" is a major Washington Post series. Several long pieces appeared in Spring 2006 editions, with the series to resume in the Fall, www.washingtonpost/com/blackmen [9862]

  • "Building a Regional Voice for Environmental Justice" (44 pp., Sept. 2004), about organizing to reduce racial disparitiesin exposure to hazards and air pollution, from Communities for a Better Environment & The Liberty Hill Fdn., is available at www.cbecal.org/publications/newpublication/pdf [9849]

  • "Family Perceptions of the Usual Source of Care among Childen with Asthma by Race/Ethnicity, Language & Family Income," by A.A. Greek et al., appeared in The Journal of Asthma 43(1):61-9 (2006), available at www.meps.ahrq.gov/newLayout/Publications.htm [9856]

  • History Now Online in its most recent 2006 issue focuses on teaching about the Civil Rights Movement, www.historynow.org/06_2006/index.html [9828]

  • Journal of Health Disparities Research & Practice,, a quarterly online journal, is soliciting original papers for its inaugural edition. Deadline July 15, 2006: JHDRP@unlv.nevada.edu [9863]

  • Journal on Race and Society is publishing the Inaugural Symposium on Race and Society, entitled "Katrina's Wake: Racial Implications of the New Orleans Disaster." This Univ. of Virginia journal is currently (July 2006) accepting papers and proposals: Box 400881, Charltottesville, VA 22904, 434/243-4311m www.virginia.edu/symrs [9861]

  • "Letter in Support of a Black Reconstruction in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast," by Eric Mann (212 pp., 2006, $10), has been published by Frontline Press, 213/387-2800. [9831]

  • Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America, by Cynthia Carr & Illinois Poverty Summit (501 pp., 2006, $25.95), has been published by Crown. It is the account of the Marion, Indiana lynching that James Cameron surivived, wrote about and memorialized (see p. 3 of this issue). [9845]

  • Privileged Places: Race, Residence, and the Structure of Opportunity, by Gregory D. Squires & Charis E. Kubrin (183 pp., July 2006), has been published by _______________. [9864]

  • Structural Inequality: Black Architects in the United States, by Victoria Kaplan & Illinois Poverty Summit (244 pp., 2006, $24.95), has been published by Rowman & Littlefield, 800/462-6420. [9833]

  • "The Burden of Disease Associated with Being African-American in the United States & the Contribution of Socio-Economic Status," by P. Franks et al. appeared in Social Science and Medicine 62(10):2469-78, available at www.meps.ahrq.gov/newLayout/Publications.htm [9857]

  • The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide, eds. Barbara Robles, Meizhu Lui, Betsy Leondar-Wright, Rose Brewer & Rebecca Adamson (326 pp., 2006, $19.95), has been published by New Press. [9823]

  • The Next Form of Democracy: How Expert RUle Is Giving Way to Shared Governance -- and Why Politics Will Never Be the Same, by Matt Leighninger & Illinois Poverty Summit (288 pp., 2006, $27.95) will come out this December from Vanderbilt Univ Press, 800/627-7377. Ch. 4 is titled "The Increasing Significance of Race in Public Life." [9826]

May/June 2006

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  • African American Perspectives is a 2006 catalog of Calif. Newsreel films. Free from 877/811-7495, www.newsreel.org [9780]

  • Call for Papers on racial impact of Hurricane Katrina on African-American lfie, culture & political standing: Souls, a quarterly interdisciplinary journal edited by Manning Marable (Columbia Univ.) is soliciting papers for a special issue. Aug. 1 deadline. Ca. 300-word abstract/proposal to him, 758 Schermerhorn Ext., Mail Code 5512, NYC, NY 10027, or to Guest Ed. Kristen Clark-Avery,kclarke@post.harvard.edu [9764]

  • Cesar Chavez and La Causa, by Dan La Botz (224 pp., 2006?, $20), has been published by Pearson Longman, 800/947-7700, www.ablongman.com [9816]

  • "In the Eye of the Storm: How the Government and Private Responses to Hurricane Katrina Failed Latinos" (2006) is available from Natl. Council of La Raza, 1126 16th St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-1670, jmurguia@nclr.org, www.nclr.org [9781]

  • "In the Wake of the Storm," a 2006 Russell Sage Foundation report, is available at www.russellsage.org/news/katrinabulletin2/newsitem_view [9762]

  • "Is There a Right Way to Collect Racial & Ethnic Data?," by David W. Baker, Kenzie A. Cameron & Joseph Feinglass (Jan. 2006), is available (possibly free) from The Commonswealth Fdn., 1 E. 75 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/606-3500, cmwf@cmwf.org [9790]

  • July '64 (54 mins., 2006) looks at the underlying causes of the riots/urban insurrections that swept through Black communities that summer and in the years since. Focus is on Rochester. Available from Calif. Newsreel, 500 Third St., #505, SF, CA 94107, 877/811-7495, www.newsreel.org [9779]

  • Knocking on the Door: The Federal Government's Attempt to Desegregate the Suburbs, by Chris Bonastia (2006) has been published by Princeton Univ. Press [9765]

  • My Face Is Black Is True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations, by Mary Frances Berry (314 pp., 2005, $26.95), has been published by Alfred Knopf. [9760]

  • "Racial Integration & Community Revitalization: Applying the Fair Housing Act to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit," by Myron Orfield appeared in the Nov. 2005 Vanderbilt Law Review. [9761]

  • "Report on Housing Discrimination Against Hurricane Katrina Survivors," a 2006 Natl. Fair Housing Alliance study, is available at www.nationalfairhousing.org [9805]

  • Understanding Diversity: An Introduction to Class, Race, Gender & Sexual Orientation, by Fred Pincus (169 pp., 2006, $19.95), has been published by Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1800 30th St., #314, Boulder, CO 80301-1026, 303/444-6684. [9814]

  • Up South: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia, by Matthew Countryman (2005) has been published by Univ. of Penn. Press -- it won the 2006 Liberty Legacy Fdn. Award for the best book on any hisorical aspect of the struggle for civil rights in the US. [9813]

  • "Why Is AIDS Ten Times Worse among Black Americans?" is the themeof Vol. 1, No. 1 (2005) of Black Directions. Subs. to the bimonthly are $36/indivs., $72/indivs, from the Thora Inst., PO Box 367, New Haven, CT 06513, 203/772-4418, contact@thorainstitute.com [9811]

March/April 2006

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  • Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster, by Maurice Dyson (258 pp., 2006, $23), has been published by Basic Civitas Books, www.basiccivitasbooks.com [9722]

  • Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice, by Raymond Arsenault (690 pp., 2006), has been published by Oxford Univ. Press. The author, John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History at the Univ. of South Florida, devoted 10 years to this remarkable treatment, which includes a 54-page Appendix, a Roster of Freedom Riders, providing, for each Ride, the names/demographics for each Rider, geography of origin, occupation or status, and, whereever available, follow-up details of the person's post-Ride life. www.oup.com [9716]

  • Hurricane Katrina: Response and Responsibilities, ed. John Brown Childs (182 pp., 2006, $10 -- all proceeds to People's Hurricane Relief Fund), has been published by New Pacific Press (204 Locust St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060). It consists of 31 short essays by a diverse group of contributors, among them: Bettina Aptheker, Grace Lee Boggs, Jeremy Brecher, David Cohen, Arnoldo Garcia, Michael Lerner and Wynton Marsalis. www.literaryguillotine.com/npp/npphome.html [9721]

  • "The Impact of Katrina: Race and Class in Storm-Damaged Neighnorhoods," by John R. Logan (16 pp., 2006?), is available (likely free) from Prof. Logan, Dept. Sociology, Brown Univ., Providence, RI ZIPTK, 410/863-2267, [9719]

  • The Wellspring is the newsletter of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation at the Univ. of Mississippi, named for the former governor and member of President Clinton's Race Initiative Advisory Board. Available (likely free) from the Institute, PO Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, 661/915-6734, wwirr@olemiss.edu [9714]

  • "Update" is the 20-page, Fall 2005/Winter 2006 report from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (headed by PRRAC Board member john powell). Articles on their Katrina Mapping Project, structural racism, "Understanding Whites' Racial Policy Options," and more. Available (possibly free) from the Institute, Ohio St. Univ., 423 Mendenhall Lab, 125 So. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614/292-2634, parchia.1@osu.edu [9712]

  • "Young Men of Color in the Media: Images and Impacts," by Robert M. Ent,an (40 pp., 2006), is available (no price listed) from The Dellums Commission, c/o The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies' Health Policy Institute, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org [9697]

January/February 2006

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  • ""Reparations"" is a special 4-article, 43-page section of the Winter/Spring 2002 issue of Socialism and Democracy. $10 to them at 411a Highland Ave., #321, Somerville, MA 02144, 617/776-9505, zendive@aol.com www.sdonline.org [9660]

  • "$215,000 ,000 and Counting: A Summary of Housing Discrimination Lawsuits That Have Been Assisted by the Efforts of Private, Non-profits Fair Housing Organizational Members of the National Fair Housing Alliance"" (june 2005) is available ($5) from the Fair Housing Ctr. of Met. Detroit, 313/963-1274. [9680]

  • Free At Last? Black America in the 21st Century, eds. Michael Bennett & Anthony Lemelle (287 pp., 2006)is available from Transaction Publishers. [9665]

  • Journal of Health Care for the Poor & Underserved is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal from Meharry Medical College. Subs. are $25 students, $62 indivs., $295 insts. from Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, PO Box 19966, Baltimore, MD 21211-0966, 800/548-1784, www.press.jhu/journals [9676]

  • "No Home for the Holidays: Report on Housing Discrimination Against Hurricane Katrina Survivors" is a Dec. 20, 2005, 11-page report from the Natl. Fair Housing Alliance. Available (possibly free) from NFHA, 1212 NY Ave. NW, #525, Wash., DC 20005, 202/898-1661, www.nationalfairhousing.org [9664]

  • "The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size & Other Key Characteristics" is a late 2005 report from the Pew Hispanic Ctr., available at pewhispanic.org/reports/report.php?ReportID=54 [9674]

  • "The Impact of Arkansas' Act 60 on African-American School Leadership & Racial Composition of School Districts," by Lorna Jimerson (July 2005) reports the impact of state law mandating consolidation of districts with fewer than 350 students. Available from The Rural School & Community Trust, 1530 Wilson Blvd., #240, Arlington, VA 22209, 703/243-1487; downloadable at www.ruraledu.org [9682]

November/December 2005

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  • Amerasia Journal (published by the UCLA Asian American Study Ctr., headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi) plans "An Asian Canadian Issue" for Fall 2007 and is soliciting contributions. 2-page abstract had a Nov. 30, 2005 deadline -- but perhaps flexible -- to guest co-editor Henry Yu, henryyu@ucla.edu [9614]

  • Call for Papers: The Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy is seeking submissions for its 12th (2005-06) volume, "A Nation Exposed: Rebuilding African American Communities." Dec. 16 deadline for submissions (with some flexibility). ContactBria_Gillum@ksg06.harvard.edu [9608]

  • Measuring Health Disparities is a 2005 interactive CD-ROM based course, available (free) from the Michigan Public Health Training Center, 734/615-9439, dkurz@umich.edu, www.sitemaker.umich.edu/mhd [9611]

  • New DVD & Teachers Guide to the Civil Right Movement can be found at . Inf. from 800/769-8715. school.discovery.com/freedom/ [9621]

  • "Pathway D: Walking Through the Valley," (88 pp., 2005) is one of a series of Faith & Life Resources -- "A Peace Journey for Congregations" -- Topic Three is "All God's People: Confronting Racism"; Topic Five is "Restorative Justice: Responding to Crime." Available (no price listed) from the Mennonite Publishing Network, Scottsdale, PA 15683, 800/245-7894. [9613]

  • Postsecondary Education Opportunity devotes its 16-page Oct. 2005 issue to "Segregation of Higher Education Enrollment by Family Income and Race/Ethnicity, 1980 to 2004." Subs. to the monthly are $164; contact them for single issues: PO Box 415, Oskaloosa, IA 52577-0415, 641/673-4301, subscription@postsecondary.org, www.postsecondary.org [9629]

  • Racial Stigman and Its Consequences, by Glenn C. Loury (2005?); inf. from www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/focus/pdfs/foc241a.df [9624]

  • "The Portrayal of Latinos & Latino Issues on Network Television News, 2004, With a Retrospect to 1995," by Federico Subervi, the Network Brownout Report 2005 (24 pp., June), is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Assn. of Hispanic Journalists, 1000 Natl. Press Bldg., Wash., DC 20045-2100, 202/662-7145, nahj@nahj.org, www.nahj.org [9593]

  • "What Democracy Looks Like: Springfield, Illinois" -- "Where conversations about race create ripples of community" -- is an 8-page, 2005 pamphlet from Study Circles Resource Cetner. Available from them (possibly free), PO Box 203, Pomfret, CT 06258, 860/928-2616, www.studycircles.org [9603]

  • Why Are So Many Minority Students in Special Education? Understanding Race & Disability in Schools, by Beth Harry & Janette Klingner (224 pp., 2005, $28.95), is available from Teachers Colllege Press, 800/575-6566, www.tcpress.com [9638]

September/October 2005

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  • Advancement Project has launched a new blog designed to keep people informed "on the latest racial justice issues such as: voting rights, educational opportunities, immigrant rights, criminal justice, economic justice and policing -- www.justdemocracyblog.org [9545]

  • "African Americans and Latinos: The Future of the Middle Class:" A 23-page transcipt of a June 7, 2005 Demos Forum, featuring Thomas Shapiro (Brandeis), Eric Rodriguez (National Council of La Raza) and Javier Silva (Demos), is available (possibly free) from Demos, 220 Fifth Ave., 5th flr., NYC, NY 10001, 212/633-1405, www.demos.org [9530]

  • Amerisia Journal plans "An Asian Canadian Issue" for Fall 2007 and is soliciting contributions. 2-page abstract due by Nov. 30, 2005 to guest co-editor Henry Yu, henryyu@ucla.edu [9570]

  • Cells to Society is a new website from the Inst. for Policy Research at Northwestern Univ., which "seeks to integrate the social, behavioral, biomedical & life sciences to illuminate pathways contributing to health inqualities." [9585]

  • "Closing the Gap: Moving from Rhetoric to Reality in Opening the Doors to Higher Education for African-American Students" (17 pp., June 2005) is available (possibly free) from the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (headed by PRRAC Board member Theodore M. Shaw), and is downloadable at www.naacpldf.org [9524]

  • "Does Making Work Pay Still Pay? An Updagte on the Effects of Four Earnings Supplement Programs on Employment, Earnings & Income" (2005) is available at www.mdrc.org [9561]

  • "K nowledge Paths: Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Health" (new 2005 edition) can be found at www.mchlibrary.info/KnowledgePaths/kp_race.html [9588]

  • "Keeping the Promise: Ending Racial Discrimination and Segregation in Federally Financed Housing," by Florence Roisman appeared in vol. 38 (2005) of theHoward Law Journal. It is part of a symposium on the 40th anniversary of the Community Reinvestment Act. Copies of the article are available (free) frommdeer1@iupui.edu [9532]

  • "Less Aid Given for Latino Housing," by Antonio Olivo (2005), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, www.urban.org [9558]

  • New NYC Civil Rights Law The NYC City Council has passed, and Mayor Bloomberg ayor has signed the “Local Civil Rights Restoration Act.” The measure is directed at preventing the City’s Human Rights Law from being interpreted in tandem with the cutbacks in civil rights that have occurred on the federal level in recent years. The new law pointedly requires judges to interpret provisions of the City's Human Rights Law to best accomplish its “uniquely broad a remedial purposes,” regardless of how “its federal and state counterparts have been construed.” It also provides stronger protection against retaliation for persons who file a discrimination complaint. Further inf. from the Anti-Discrimination Ctr. of Metropolitan NY, 299 Broadway, #1820, NYC, NY 10007 www.antibiaslaw.com [9589]

  • "Pathway D: Walking Through the Valley," an 88-page, 2005 is one of a series of Faith & Life Resources -- "A Peace Journey for Congregtions" -- Topic Three is "All God's People: Confronting Racism"; Topic Five is "Restorative Justice: Responding to Crime." Available (no price listed) from the Mennonite Publishing Network, Scottdale, PA 15683, 800/245-7894. [9549]

  • "Race and Incarceration in Delaware: A Preliminary Consideration," by Thomas P. Eichler (27 pp., n.d. [2005] has been published by the Delaware Center for Justice and Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League. Available (possibly free) from the author, teichler@nemours.org [9526]

  • School Resegregation: Must the South Turn Back?, eds. John Charles Boger & Gary Orfield (2005) has been published by Univ. of North Carolina Press. [9536]

  • The Center for the Study of Political Graphics is holding a sale on new & vintage posters. They're at 8124 W. Third St., #211, LA, CA 90048-4309, 323/653-4662, cspg@politicalgraphics.org, www.poliitcalgraphics.org [9576]

  • "Two Steps Back: African Americans and Latinos Will Lose Ground Under Social Security "Reform"," by Ross Eisenbrey & William E. Spriggs, a 5-page, July 2005 Economic Policy Inst. report, is available from co-author Spriggs, bspriggs@epinet.org [9577]

  • What;s Race Got To Do With It? (2005)is a 55-minute documentary-in-progress "that will go beyond identity politics, celebratory history & interpersonal relations to articulate the many myths & misconceptions that underlie & obstruct our thinking about race in today's post-Civil Rights world. Inf. from Larry Adelman at California Newsreel, [9586]

July/August 2005

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  • Between Two Empires: Race, History & Transnationalism in Japanese America, by Eiichiro Azuma (320 pp., 2005), has been published by Oxford Univ. Press. [9496]

  • "Closing Achievement Gaps," by Ron Haskins & Cecilia Rouse is the subject of the 7-page, Spring 2005 The Future of Children Policy Brief, available at www.futureofchildren.org [9497]

  • "Discrimination in Metrpolitan Housing Markets" : HUD's reports on the 3 phases of this study are available in printed form (for a "nominal charge") from 800/245-2695, option 4, or are downloadable at www.huduser.org/publications/hsgfin/hds.html [9476]

  • "Education on Lockdown: The School to Jailhouse Track" (2005) -- focusing on data from Denver, Chicago & Palm Beach Cty. (FL) -- is available from Advancement Project, cjrc@advancementproject.org, www.schoolstojails.org [9504]

  • "Examining the Gaps in Mathematics Achievement Among Racial-Ethnic Groups, 1972-1992," a2005(?) report from the RAND Corp., is downloadable at www.rand.org/publications/MG/MG255/ [9477]

  • "Funding the Culture Wars: Philanthropy, Church & State," by John Russell & Illinois Poverty Summit (31 pp., Jan. 2005), is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177, info@ncrp.org, www.ncrp.org [9450]

  • Global Rights "helps social justice activists in the US use international human rights laws & procedures to enhance their anti-racism advocacy work. 1200 18th St. NW, #602, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-4600, www.globalrights.org [9500]

  • PILA (Partnership for Immigrant Leadership & Action) is a California organizing group working "to increase civil & political activism among low-income immigrant communities to strengthen democracy & advance social justice." 160 14th St., SF, CA 94103, 415/621-4808, www.PILAweb.org [9493]

  • "Racial Profiling of African-American Males: Stopped, Searched & Stripped of Consitutional Protection," by Floyd Weatherspoon, appeared in the Winter 2004 issue of . The 30-page article, as well as his "Ending Racial Profiling of African-Americans in the Selective Enforcement of Laws: In Search of Viable Remedies," are available at users.law.capital.edu/fweatherspoon/ [9456]

  • Surviving Twice: Amerasian Children of the Vietnam War, by Trin Yarborough (304 pp., 2005, $25.95), has been published by Potomac Books, 800/775-2518. It deals with the largely unrecognized problem of some 100,000 children born to Vietnamese women and American soldiers, and their truly awful lives, both there and here. www.potomacbooksinc.com [9462]

  • "The Diverse Face of Asians & Pacific Islanders in California" (56 pp., 2005), a detailed demographic profile, has been co-published by the Asian Pacific American Legal Ctr. of So. Calif., the Asian Law Caucus & the Natl.. Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium. $12 from the Ctr., 1145 Wilshire Blvd., 2nd flr., LA, CA 90017, 213/241-0267. Separate reports are available for LA County, Orange County & San Diego County ($10 each), www.apalc.org [9454]

  • The Greensboro (NC) Truth & Reconciliation Commission held its firfst public hearing, July 15, 2005; inf. at [9487]

  • The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation, named for the former governor of Mississippi who also served on the Advisory Board for President Clinton's Race Initiative, is housed at the Univ. of MS. For a copy of the May 2005 issue of their newsletter Wellspring and further inf. about their activites, contact Susan Glisson at the Inst., PO Box 1848, Univ. Miss., Oxford, MS 38677-1848, 662/915-6734, wwirr@olemiss.edu. [9494]

  • Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North is a forthcoming documentary by Katrina Browne abaout her slave-trade ancestors from New England and the legacy white Americans have inherited from the history of slavery. It is in post-production and seeking distribution and engagement. Contact the producer/director at Ebb Pod Productions, PO Box 2236, Boston, MA 02108, 617/349-0019, www,tracesofthetrade.org [9463]

  • "Tribal Consultation: Best Practices in Historic Preservation" is a 2005 study from the National Assn. of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, 202/628-8476, bambi@nathpo.org, downloadable at www.nathpo.org/special_projects-Best_Practices.html [9489]

  • "University Education for Community Change: A Vital Strategy for Progress on Poverty, Race & Community-B uilding," by Andrew Mott (61 pp., n.d. [2005?]), is available (no price listed) from the Community Learning Project, 1301 Conn. Ave. NW, #500, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-6006, www.communitylearningproject.org [9445]

  • "University Education for Community Change: A Vital Strategy for Progress on Poverty, Race & Community-Building," by Andrew Mott (61 pp., n.d. [2005?]), is available from the Community Learning Proj., 1301 Conn. Ave. NW, #500, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-6006, andymott@communitylearningproject.org, www.communitylearningproject.org [9449]

  • White Is, ed. Preston Wilcox is a ca. 50-page 1970 paperback, with illustrations by Sandy Huffaker, published by Grove Press. Each facing two pages contain a statement completing a sentence begun with the book title (e.g., "wearing rings in your ears while making fun of people who wear rings in their noses"; "a flesh-colored band-aid"; "knocking the numbers game but playing the stock market"), with a terrific accompanying drawing on the facing page. Try to find it for sale on the Internet -- we may be able to provide a photocopy. [9459]

May/June 2005

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  • "Accountability in a Postdesegregaton Era: The Continuing Significance of Racial Segregaton in Florida's Schools" (2005), published in theAmerican Education Research Journal, can be found (in abstract form) at www.edweek.org/links [9411]

  • Amerasia Journal, produced by the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi) has issued Vol. 31:1 (2005), "Orientalism and the Legacy of Edward Said." $19 from the Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, UCLA, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2974, www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc [9381]

  • Amerasia Journal, published by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi) has published its Winter 2004/2005 issue, "Border Crossings," around questions of crossing geographical borders from Canada, Cuba & Mexico and their relation to national identity and civil rights. $19 from the Center, 3237 Campbell Hall/Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-3415, brandy22@ucla.edu, www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc [9385]

  • "Black Same-Sex Households in the United States: A Report from the 2000 Census" (40 pp., 2004), produced by the Natl. Gay & Lesbian Task Force and the Natl. Black Justice Coal., is available (no price listed) from the Task Force, 1325 Mass. Ave. NW, #600, Wash., DC 20005-4171, 202/393-5177, info@nbjcoalition.org, www.nbjcoalition.org [9425]

  • Descent-Based Discrimination (169 pp., Oct, 2004) is available (no price listed) from the Internatl. Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination & Racism - N. Amer. Office, 467 Grandview Terr., Leonia, NJ 07605, 201/592-6350, www.imadr.org [9125]

  • Magazine of History, the organ of the Organization of American Historians, devoted its Jan. 2005 issue to "Martin Luther King, Jr." The 72-page issue contains a series of articles by Clayborne Carson of Stanford Univ.(guest editor for the issue with Erin Cook), lesson plans, a piece by James Horton of George Washington Univ. and other useful materials. Contact OAH for copies: 112 N. Bryan Ave., PO Box 5457, Bloomington, IN 47408-5457, 812/855-7311, www.oah.org [9366]

  • "National Asian Pacific American Political Almanac" (12th ed., 2005) has been published by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). $24 from the Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, UCLA, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, aascpress@aasc.ucla.edu, www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc [9406]

  • "On Course for Success" is a 2005 report from ACT & the Education Trust (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Kati Haycock), examining successful high schools that prepare students for college and the workplace. Available at www.act.org/path/policy/reports/success/html [9420]

  • Packing Them In: An Archaeology of Environmental Racism in Chicago, 1865-1954, by Sylvia Washington (2005, $19.95), has been published by Lexington Books, 800/462-6420. [9410]

  • "Public Education and Black Male Students: A State Report Card" (2nd ed., 47 pp., 2005) is available (possibly free) from The Schott Foundation, 678 Mass. Ave., #301, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/876-7700, downloadable at www.schottfoundation.org [9408]

  • The Inst. on Assets and Social Policy (formerly the Asset Development Inst. - Brandeis Univ. Heller School) has a new website, www.assetinstitute.org [9365]

  • "The Segregation of Opportunities: The Structure of Advantage & Disadvantage in the Chicago Region" (May 2005) is available from the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities, 312/341-5678, x247, www.lcmoc.org [9378]

March/April 2005

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  • "Are HIV/AIDS Conspiracy Beliefs a Barrier to HIV Prevention Among African Americans?," by Laura Bogart & Sheryl Thorburn appeared in the Feb. 1, 2005 issue (Vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 213-218) of JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Available at www.jaids.com [9273]

  • "Closing the Gap: High Achievement for Students of Color" is the 4-page, Fall 2004 Research Point, available (likely free) from the Amer. Educ. Research Assn., 1230 17th St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/223-9485, ResearchPoints@aera.org, www.aera.net [9284]

  • "Condition Critical: The Absence of Latinos Among Policymakers," by Annette Fuentes (66 pp., Dec. 2004), is available from the Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Educ. Fund Inst. for Puerto Rican Policy, www.prldef.org/lib/condition_critical.pdf [9145]

  • "Cultivating Interdependence: A Guide for Race Relations & Racial Justice Organizations," by Maggie Potapchuk & Lori Villarosa (104 pp., 2004), is available (no price listed) from the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org [9258]

  • "School Readiness: Closing Racial & Ethnic Gaps," eds. Cecilia Rouse, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn & Sara McLanahan is the Feb. 2005 issue of The Future of Children, now jointly published by Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public & Internatl. Affairs and The Brookings Institution. For copies (maybe free), contact Patrick Gavin, 202/797-6310, pgavin@brookings.edu [9289]

  • "Structural Racism and Community Building" (49 pp., June 2004) is available (possibly free) from The Aspen Inst., PO Box 222, 109 Houghton Lab Ln., Queenstown, MD 21658, 410/820-5338, publications@aspeninstitute.org [9263]

  • The Mississippi Center for Justice was founded in June 2002 by civil rights advocates, trial lawyers, social service advocates & others "committed to pursuing systemic advocacy strategies that combat discrimination & poverty in Mississippi." Areas of work include education, foster care, the criminal justice system, voting rights, health care, immigrants, housing. Inf. from the Ctr., 736 N. Congress St., Jackson, MS 39202, 601/352-2269, www.mscenterforjustice.org [9230]

  • The Wealth Inequality Reader (200 pp., 2004), from Dollars & Sense and United for a Fair Economy, is available ($15.95) from Dollars & Sense, 740 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02141, 617/876-2434, www.dollarsandsense.org [9268]

  • "Why Segregation Matters: Poverty & Educational Inequality," by Gary Orfield & Chungmei Lee (Jan. 2005), is available at www.civilrightsproject.harvard.edu/research/deseg/deseg05.php [9274]

January/February 2005

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  • "$205,000,000 and Counting" is the 10th volume compiled & published by the Fair Housing Ctr. of Met. Detroit, reporting on the cumulative amount in settlements & awards between 1/1/90 and 12/31/03 in 2,156 housing discrimination lawsuits assisted by one of the 100+ members of the Natl. Fair Housing Alliance. $6 from the Ctr., 1249 Washington Blvd., #1312, Detroit, MI 48226, 313/963-1274. [9184]

  • "A Crisis of Black Male Employment: Unemployment & Joblessness in NYC, 2003," by Mark Levitan (Feb. 2004), a Community Service Soc. study, is available at www.cssny.org/pubs/special/2004_02labormarket.pdf [9175]

  • "Brown Fifty Years & Beyond: Promise & Progress -- Advocacy Report" (38 pp., 2004) is available (no price listed) from the NAACP, 4805 Mt. Hope Dr., Baltimore, MD 21215, 866/63-NAACP, www.NAACP.org [9194]

  • Civil Rights Monitor (Vol. l4, No. 1, Fall 2004, 22 pp.) is available (no price listed) from the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights Educ. Fund, 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3434, www.civilrights.org [9186]

  • "Ending Racial Profiling of African-Americans in the Selective Enforcement of Law: In Search of Viable Remedies," by Floyd Weatherspoon appeared in the Summer 2004 Univ. of Pittsburgh Law Review. Reprints of the 41-page article may be available from Prof. Witherspoon, Capital Univ. Law School, 303 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215-3200, 614/236-6500, www.law.capital.edu [9129]

  • "Focus Group Findings: Cross-Site Report" (2004?), a joint report from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Inst. & the Natl. Housing Initiative, on impediments to homeownership for Latinos, based on focus groups in 11 cities, is available at www.chci.org/nhi/nhi_focus.html [9205]

  • Invisible Fences: Municipal Underbounding & Minority Exclusion was the 3rd annual conf. of the UNC Law School Ctr. for Civil Rights (whose Deputy Dir., John Charles Boger, is PRRAC's Board Chair), Nov. 12, 2004. Issues of annexation, municipal services, gerrymandering were covered through a racial lens. Inf., copies of papers and the conf. CD are avaiable from Prof. Boger, UNC Law School, CB3380, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, 919/843-9288, jcboger@email.unc.edu [9170]

  • "Race, Place & Housing: Housing Conditions in Rural Minority Counties" is a 2004 report, available ($15 or downloadable free) from the Housing Assistance Council, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #606, Wash., DC 20005, 202/842-8600, HAC@ruralhome.org, www.ruralhome.org [9138]

  • Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming & Claiming, by Winona LaDuke (300 pp., 2004, $14), has been published by South End Press, 800/533-8478. Their Fall 2004/Winter 2005 catalog is also available. [9152]

  • Robert F. Kennedy: An Oral History on Civil Rights was a 3-week series in which RFK discusses civil rights issues in a 1964 interview. Aired (2004) on C-SPAN radio -- likely still available, C-SPAN.org [9160]

  • "Saving Black Boys," by Rosa Smith appeared in the Jan. 2005 The School Administrator. Copies of the 10-page article are available from nt@schottfoundation.org [9144]

  • "The State of the Dream 2005: Disowned in the Ownership Society" "presents evidence that African Americans, Latinos (Hispanics) & Asian Americans have gone backwards on unemployment, income & poverty since 2000, after making significant strides from 1988 to 2000. Available on United for Fair Economy's website, www.Faireconomy.org/1223 [9193]

  • "The Wealth of Hispanic Households: 1996 to 2002," by Rakesh Kochbar a 2004 Pew Hispanic Ctr. report, is available at www.prewhispanic.org/site/docs/pdf/The%20Wealth%20of%20Hispanic%20Households.pdf [9169]

  • "Top Line: A Status Report on African American Leadership in Higher & Postsecondary Education" is a special 52-page, 5-article section in the Winter 2004 issue (Vol. 73, No. 1) of The Journal of Negro Education, available ($12) from the Journal, Box 311, Howard Univ., Wash., DC 20059, 202/806-8120, jne@howard.edu, www.journalnegroed.org [9133]

  • White Supremacy: Behind the Eyes of Hate, by Michael Reid & Kelly Roberts (452 pp., June 2004, $30.08), has been published by Trafford Publishing, mkreid@epix.net, www.fightthehate.com [9201]

November/December 2004

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  • "Asian American & Pacific Islander Youth at Risk" is the topic of a forthcoming special issue of AAPI Nexus, the natl. peer-reviewed journal published by UCLA's Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). They seek submissions, with a Dec. 31, 2004 deadline for letters of intent. Send to nexus@aasc.ucla.edu, & cc pmong@ucla.edu & kumemoto@hawaii.edu [9041]

  • "Asian Americans and Voting" is the special issue (Vol. 2:2, 2004) of AAPI Nexus, the journal of the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). $16 from the Ctr., 3230 CampbellHall, Box 951946, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, aascpress@aasc.ucla.edu, www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc [9062]

  • "Complementing Teachers: A Practical Guide to Promoting Race Equality in Schools" is a 210-page, 2003 workbook, published by England's Runnymede Trust, available (no price listed) from Granada Learning, The Chiswick Centre, 414 Chiswick High Rd., London W4 5TF, England, 020-89963333, www.granadalearning.co.uk [9021]

  • "Factors Affecting the Health of Men of Color in the United States," by Wilhelmina Leigh (2004) is available from the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, Health Policy Inst., www.jointcenter.org [9084]

  • "Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the U.S.," by Laurel Fletcher & Kevin Bales (73 pp., Sept. 2004) has been issued by the Univ. of Calif.-Berkeley's Human Rights Ctr. & the DC-based Free the Slaves. Available at freetheslaves.net/resources/pdfs/Hidden_Slaves.pdf [9049]

  • "Lost Opportunities: The Reality of Latinos in the U.S. Criminal Justice System" an Oct. 2004, 147-page report from the Natl. Council of La Raza, is available ($20) from NCLR, 202/785-1670; downloadable free if you register online with NCLR. [9043]

  • "Making Rural Housing Programs Work in Indian Country" (Sept. 2004) is available ($5) from the Housing Assistance Council, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #606, Wash., DC 20005, 202/842-8600, x141, leslie@ruralhome.org, downloadable at www.ruralhome.org [9065]

  • "Missing Persons: Minorities in the Health Professions" (208 pp., Oct. 2004) is the report of the Sullivan Commn. on Diversity in the Health Workforce. Available at admissions.duhs.duke.edu/sullivancommission/documents/sullivan_Final_Report_000.pdf [9098]

  • "Names Make a Difference: The screening of resumes by temporary employment agencies in California" (Oct. 2004) is available from the Discriminat1on Research Ctr., 125 University Ave., Berkeley, CA 94710, 510/845-3473, x311, spierre@impactfund.org, www.impactfund.org/drc.html [9072]

  • Race & Research: Perspectives on Minority Participation in Health Studies, eds. Bettina Beech & Maurine Goodman (2004), is available ($35.95) from the Amer. Public Health Assn., PO Box 753, Waldorf, MD 20604-0753, 301/893-1894, apha@tasco.com, www.apha.org [9063]

  • "Redefining Rights in America: The Civil Rights Record of the George W. Bush Administration, 2001-2004" is a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights staff report that was posted on the Commission's website, but has engendered fierce partisan conflict among Commission members (Republican appointees objected to posting it prior to the Nov.2 election). It still may be viewable/downloadable at www.usccr.gov/pubs/bush/bush04.pdf [9099]

  • The Deacons for Defense: Armed Resistance & the Civil Rights Movement, by Lance Hill 363 pp., 2004), has been published by the Univ. of No. Carolina Press. It's an extraordinary, meticulously documented account, focusing largely on the Bogalusa, LA area, of largely unknown activism on the part of oppressed African Americans; the relationship between such armed resistance and the nonviolent resistance activities of the Civil Rights Movement; the conflict between the goals of national and local civil rights organizations and the underlying class differences within the black community that explain much, www.uncpress.unc.edu [9050]

  • "The Health of Latino Communities in the Southern United States: Challenges & Opportunities" (Sept. 2004) is available from the Natl. Council of La Raza, www.nclr.org/files/26898_file_ThehealthOfLatino.pdf [9079]

  • "The New Great Migration: Black Americans' Return to the South, 1965-2000" a 2004 Brookings Inst. report, is available at www.brookings.edu/urban/publications/20040524_frey.htm [9042]

  • The Progressive Planning Reader (108 pp., 2004) is a compendium of articles from Progressive Planning, the quarterly magazine of The Planners Network. $12 from PN, 1 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St., Mpls., MN 55455-0109, www.plannersnetwork.org [9034]

September/October 2004

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  • A New Online Tutorial on the role of race & ethnicity in the US healthcare system is available from the Kaiser Family Fdn. at www.kaiseredu.org/Tutorials/index.cfm [8964]

  • "Affirmative Action & Diversity: The Beginning of the End? Or the End of the Beginning?," by Mark R. Killenbeck (32 pp., March 2004), is available ($10, downloadable free) from the Educational Testing Service, Rosedale Rd., Princeton, NJ 08541, 609/921-9000, www.ets.org [8975]

  • Equal Justice Society e-Newletter just began publishing with its Summer 2004 issue. To get on (free) sub list, contact kkamisugi@equaljusticesociety.org [8988]

  • "Hedging His Bets: Why Nixon Killed HUD's Desegregation Efforts," by Chris Bonastia is a 33-page article in the Spring 2004 issue of Social Science History. Reprints may be available from the author, cbonastia@earthlink.net [9002]

  • "Kids Count Puerto Rico Project" (July 2004), from the Natl. Council of La Raza, is the first-ever comprehensive data book on children in Puerto Rico. Contact Sonia Perez, 787/641-0546, info@nclr.org [8992]

  • "National Survey of Latinos: Politics & Civil Participation," by the Pew Hispanic Ctr. (2004), is available at www/pewhispanic.org/page.jsp?page=Reports-Reports%20Section [8980]

  • "Next Steps for US Activists: Building on Commitments Made at the UN World Conf. Against Racism" (57 pp. + Apps., March 2004) is available (likely free) from Global Rights, 1200 18th St. NW, #602, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-4600, margareth@globalrights.org, www.globalrights.org [8976]

  • "Primary Care Physicians Who Treat Blacks and Whites," by P.B. Bach, H.H. Pham, D. Schrag, R.C. Tate & J.L. Hargraves appeared in the Aug. 5, 2004 New England Journal of Medicine. The 15-page article reports results of a telephone survey of over 4,000 doctors and analysis of over 150,000 doctor visits by Medicare-covered Blacks and Whites. Among the conclusions: inferior qualifications and less access to resources among doctors who treat Blacks may contribute to racial disparities in the quality of health care. [8995]

  • "Reforming the Police: Racial Differences in Public Support for Change," by Ronald Weitzer & Steven A. Tuch a 26-page article, appeared in the May 2004 issue of Criminology. Reprints may be available from Prof. Weitzer, weitzer@gwu.edu [8974]

  • Standing in the Shadows: Understanding & Overcoming Depression in Black Men, by John Head (2004), has been published by Broadway Books. [8957]

  • "The Long Shadow of Jim Crow: Voter Intimidation & Supression in America Today" a joint report by the People for the American Way Fdn. and NAACP, is available at www.pfaw.org/pfaw/general/default.aspx?old=16368 [8987]

  • "The State of the South, 2004: Fifty Years After Brown v. Board of Education" (78 pp., May 2004) is available ($20) from MDC, PO Box 17268, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-7268, 919/968-4531, www.mdcinc.org [8937]

July/August 2004

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  • "2004 Fair Housing Trends Report" (17 pp., April 2004), is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Fair Housing Alliance, 1212 NY Ave. NW, #525, Wash. DC 20005, 202/898-1661. They also have some first rate posters, prepared by the Ad Council, HUD & the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights Educ. Fund (chaired by PRRAC Bd. member William Taylor), www.nationalfairhousing.org [8743]

  • "A Crisis of Black Male Unemployment: Underemployment & Joblessness in NYC, 2003" (2004?) is available from the Community Service Society of NY, 105 E. 22 St., NYC, NY 10014; online at www.cssny.org/pubs/research/labor.html [8844]

  • "A Dream Deferred" (2004), on the Brown decision anniversary, has been published by The Education Trust (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Kati Haycock; available at www.edtrust.org [8821]

  • "A State Policy to Eliminate Racial & Ethnic Health Disparities," by John A. McDonough (June 2004), is downloadable at www.openminds.com/indres/commonwealthagenda.htm [8870]

  • AAPI Nexus: Asian American and Pacific Islander Policy, Practice and Community published by the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi), has come out with its 2nd issue, examining civil rights problems for these populations. Contributors include Karen Narasaki/June Han, Peter Kiang, Claire Jean Kim, Rowena Robles, Paul Ong (a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Bd.); issue guest editors are Angelo Ancheta, Jacinta Ma & Don Nakanishi. $16 for the issue (subs. to the semi-annual are $25 indivs., $55 insts.), from the Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968. www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc [8889]

  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2004. A statistical portrait ot Asian American & Pacific Islander populations, prepared by the Census Bureau, was disseminated by the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). Available from him at dtn@ucla.edu [8839]

  • "Building Bridges for a Hate-free, Fear-free, Greed-free World" is the 2003-2004 Annual Report of Initiatives for Change, parent org. of Hope in the Cities, featuring Hope's 10th anniversary. Available (likely free) from Hope in the Cities, 1103 Sunset Ave., Richmond, VA 23221-3923, 804/358-1764, contact@hopeinthecities.org, www.hopeinthecities.org [8864]

  • "Census Note 14 -- A Tale of Two Cities: Growing Affordability Problems Amidst Rising Homeownership for Urban Minorities" is available from Fannie Mae, content.knowledgeplex.org/kp2/cache/kp/31459.pdf [8891]

  • Closing the Health Care Gap of 2004 (S. 2091) has been introduced by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist. Search for the bill # at thomas.loc.gov [8837]

  • Colormute: Race Talk Dilemmas in an American School, by Mica Pollock (268 pp., 2004) has been published by Princeton Univ. Press, pup.princeton.edu [8775]

  • "Discrimination in Metropolitan Housing Markets: National Results from Phase 1, Phase 2 & Phase 3 of the Housing Discrimination Study" is available at www.huduser.org/publications/hsgfin/hds.html [8890]

  • "Driven to Tiers: Socioeconomic & Racial Disparities in the Quality of Nursing Home Care," by Vincent Mor, Jacqueline Zinn, Josephy Angelelli, Joan Teno & Susan Miller appeared in the June 2004 Milbank Quarterly, 645 Madison Ave., NYC, NY 10022-1095; available online: www.milbank.org/quarterly/8202feat/html [8842]

  • "Latino Youth and the Pathway to College," by Watson Scott Swail, Alberto F. Cabrera & Chul Lee (55 pp., June 2004) is available from The Educational Policy Inst., www.educationalpolicy.org [8904]

  • "Latino Youth Finishing College: The Role of Selective Pathways" (June 2004) is available from the Pew Hispanic Ctr. [8885]

  • "Latino Youth Finishing College: The Role of Selective Pathways" (2004) is available form the Pew Hispanic Center, www.pewhispanic.org/index.jsp [8903]

  • "Living Together: A New Look at Racial & Ethnic Integration in Metropolitan Neighborhoods, 1990-2000," by David Fasenfest, Jason Booza & Kurt Metzger (19 pp., April 2004), is available (possibly free) from the Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6139, www.brookings.edu [8790]

  • "Losing Our Future: How Minority Youth Are Being Left Behind by the Graduation Rate Crisis," by Gary Orfield, Daniel Losen, Johanna Wald & Christopher Swanson (2004), is available at www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=410936 [8823]

  • "Low-Income & Minority Use of Alternative Financial Service Providers" is the subject of an April 2004 Urban Inst. report, www.knowledgeplex.org [8696]

  • Making Impressions is a monthly (very complete) calendar of cultural events appealing to the African American community in DC. $20 for an 1-year sub: 3303 18th St. NW, Wash., DC 20010. [8773]

  • Moving to Opportunity for Fair Housing Demonstration Program: HUD has made available to the social science research community data from this program. Link is www.huduser.org/publications/fairhsg/MTODemData.html. [8851]

  • New National Council of La Raza Website (2004 re-design), www.nclr.org [8861]

  • "Racial/Ethnic & Socioeconomic Disparities in Health: Implications for Action" was an April 29, 2004 forum in DC, sponsored by the Ctr. for the Advancement of Health and others. Presenters included Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Paula Braverman, Gary Burtless, Congresswoman Donna Christensen (D-Virgin Is.), Harold Freeman, David Williams and others. Inf. (and possibly background papers) from the Ctr., 2000 Florida Ave. NW, #210, Wash., DC 20009-1231, 202/387-2829, www.clah.org [8828]

  • "State of the South 2004: Fifty Years After Brown v. Board of Education" a 2004 report, is available at www.mdcinc.org/sospublic.htm [8819]

  • "The New Great Migration: Black Americans' Return to the South, 1965-2000," by William Frey (15 pp., May 2004), is available (likely free) from the Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6139, www.brookings.edu/urban [8789]

  • The Seventh Generation: Native Youth Speak About Finding the Good Path, by Amy Bergstrom, Linda Miller Cleary & Thomas D. Peacock (2004), is available ($20) from AEL, 800/624-9120, hammerp@ael.org [8887]

  • "Transportation Equity Act Reauthorization: How Good Federal Transportation Policy Can Work for Latinos," by Eric Rodriguez & Patti Goerman (May 2004), is available ($5) from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 1111 19th St. NW, #1000, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-1670, www.nclr.org [8846]

  • "Who, When, and How: The Current State of Race, Ethnicity, and Primary Language Data Collection in Hospitals," by Romana Hasnain-Wynia, Debra Pierce & Mary A. Pittman (May 2004), is downloadable at www.cmwf.org/media/releases/hasnain-wynia726_release05182004.asp [8866]

May/June 2004

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  • A Day Without a Mexican is a new film by Sergio Arrau. "It's about what would happen if all the Latinos in California disappeared. Who would mow the lawns, pick the fruits, wash the cars and do all the menial jobs that so many take for granted?" www.adaywithoutamexican.com [8671]

  • "A Report on Racism from the Saint Paul Foundation" is available at fdncenter.org/pnd/news/story.jhtml?id=67200029 [8714]

  • Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap, by Richard Rothstein (210 pp., 2004) has been published by the Econ. Policy Inst. & Columbia Univ. Teachers College. Available from EPI, 1660 L St. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036 www.epinet.org [8662]

  • Defining Difference: Race & Racism in the History of Psychology, ed. Andrew S. Winston (320 pp., 2004, $49.95) is available from the Amer. Psychological Assn., 800/374-2721 www.apa.org/books [8701]

  • "National Data on Latinos in the US and Puerto Rico" has just been released by the Latino Data Ctr. of the Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Educ. Fund. Contact them at 99 Hudson St., 14th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 212/739-7499. [8681]

  • "Native American Housing" is the theme of the Spring 2004 issue of Rural Voices, the magazine of the Housing Assistance Council. The 29-page issue is available (free) from HAC, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #606, Wash., DC 20005, 202/842-8600 www.ruralhome.org [8663]

  • Positive Interracial Outcomes in the Classroom is a research initiative from the Harvard Civil Rights Project and the Southern Poverty Law Project. Proposals must be received by June 4, 2004. Inf. from 617/496-4753 www.civilrightsproject.harvard.edu [8687]

  • "Race, Class and the Development of Criminal Justice Policy," by Marc Mauer appeared in Review of Policy Research (2004); available from the author, 202/628-0871, mauer@sentencingproject.org [8704]

  • Race-ing Moral Formation: African American Perspectives on Care & Justice, eds. Vanessa Siddle Walker & John R. Snarey (208 pp., 2004, $20.95) is available from Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. [8710]

  • "The Achievement Gap: Should We Rely on SAT Scores to Tell Us Anything About It?," by Dale Whittington appeared in Education Policy Analysis Archives, Vol. 12, No. 2 (April 2004) www.epaa.asu.edu/epaa/v12n12/ [8752]

  • "What Does It Mean to Be Korean Today?" is the theme of Vol. 29, No. 3 (2003-2004) of Amerasia Journal, published by the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). Copies of the 200-page volume are available ($17) from the Ctr., 3237 Campbell Hall/Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968
    aascpress@aasc.ucla.edu [8738]

March/April 2004

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  • A Live Webcast to Address Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Health sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation will take place April 5, 2004, 2pm (EST), www.kaisernetwork.org/ask/racialdisparities/05apr04 [8486]

  • A Traveler's Guide to the Civil Rights Movement, by Jim Carrier (320 pp., 2004, $14) has been published by Harvest Books (Harcourt). [8560]

  • America Behind the Color Line: Dialogues with African Americans, by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (464 pp., 2004, $25.95), has been published by Warner Books. [8595]

  • "An Introduction to Indian Nations in the United States" (21 pp., n.d. [2004?]) is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Congress of American Indians, www.ncai.org [8518]

  • "Diminished Voting Power in the Latino Community" is a 2004 report from the Mexican American Legal Defense & Educ. Fund, downloadable at www.sentencingproject.org/pdfs/maldef-rpt.pdf [8396]

  • "Discrimination in Metropolitan Housing Markets: Phase 3 - Native Americans" is a 2004(?) Urban Inst. study conducted for HUD concludes that discrimination was greater for Native Americans than for African Americans, Hispanics, Asians or Pacific Islanders. Downloadable at www.huduser.org/publications/hsgfin/hds_phase3.html [8549]

  • "Disenfranchisement Laws & Redistricting" is the subject of a Univ. Penn. Law Review article, by Rosanna Taormina, available at www/law.upenn.edu/lrev/Issues/152/issue1/Taormina.pdf [8566]

  • First Nation Films has available a wide selection of films on issues of land claims, traditional music, health, role models, native women & politics, treaties, etc. 604/990-9337, coyote00@telus.net, www.motionvisual.com [8485]

  • "HHS Reports Find Disparities in Health Care Among Black, Low-Income US Residents" and related links are available at cme.kff.org/Key=3D1371.TY.G.D.LkVkkg [8577]

  • "In the Nation's Compelling Interest: Ensuring Diversity in the Health Care Workforce" a 2004 Inst. of Medicine study is downloadable at www.nap.edu/books/030909125X/html/ [8599]

  • "Levels of Racism: A Theoretic Framework and a Gardner's Tale," by Camara Phyllis Jones appeared in the Aug. 2000 Amer. Journal of Public Health (pp. 1212-1215); available from us with a SASE. [8552]

  • "Making Progress Toward Issues of Race: Goals & Processes for Citizen Involvement" (32 pp., n.d.) is available (no price listed) from the Natl. League of Cities, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004, nlc.org [8472]

  • "National Survey of Latinos: Education" published by the Kaiser Family Fdn. (650/854-9400) & Pew Hispanic Ctr., is downloadable at www.kff.org/kaiserpolls/pomr012604pkg.cfm [8543]

  • No Sword to Bury: Japanese Americans in Hawaii During World War II, by Franklin Odo (316 pp., 2004, $19.95) has been published by Temple Univ. Press. [8574]

  • "Race, Ethnicity & Economic Well-Being," by Kenneth Finegold & Laura Wherry (March 2004) is an Urban Inst. report available (likely free) from 202/261-5815, bnowak@ui.urban.org [8483]

  • "Race, Ethnicity & Health," by Kenneth Finegold & Laura Wherry (March 2004), an Urban Inst. report, is available (likely free) from 202/261-5815, bnowak@ui.urban.org [8484]

  • Rethinking Schools has produced a special edition on Brown v. Board of Education. Contact them at 1001 E. Keefe Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53212, 414/964-9646, rethink@execpc.com, www.rethinkingschools.org [8584]

  • South End Press has a Winter 2003/Spring 2004 Catalog: 7 Brookline St., #1, Cambridge, MA 02139-4146, 800/533-8478, www.southendpress.org [8579]

  • "State of Hispanic America 2004: Latino Perspectives on the American Agenda" (2004) is available from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 202/785-1670. [8378]

  • Teaching Tolerance has a special issue on Brown v. Board of Education, available (likely free) from the Southern Poverty Law Ctr., 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104, 334/264-0286. [8583]

  • "The Chronic Underrepresentation of African Americans in Medicine" (8 pp., Winter 2004) is available (possibly free) from the Educ. Testing Service, Rosedale Rd. 19-R, Princeton, NJ 08541-0001, 609/734-5694, pic@ets.org, www.ets.org/research/pic [8514]

  • The Civil Rights Monitor is published by The Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights Educ. Fund (chaired by PRRAC Bd. member William L. Taylor). The 34-page Winter 2003 issue is a compilation of Supreme Court decisions. Contact Karen Lawson at the Fund, 1629 K St. NW, Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3434 for copies. www.civilrights.org [8497]

  • The Constraint of Race: Legacies of White Skin Privilege in America, by Linda Faye Williams (429 pp., 2003, $35) has been published by Penn. St. Univ. Press. [8439]

  • The Dialogue with America's Families was held on Jan. 30, 2004 in Columbia, South Carolina, organized by the Center for Comm. Change (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Deepak Bhargava); it brought together 3,000 people to press the Presidential candidates (6 of whom participated) on topics like health care, jobs, education, immigration & raising the minimum wage. The event launched the Center's "Community Voting Project," a partnership to register & mobilize hundreds of thousands of low-income people in 2004 & beyond. A video & packet of press clips are available from Kendra Wess, 202/339-9338. [8363]

  • The Evaluation Exchange is published by the Harvard Family Research Proj. (3 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/495-9108), hfrp@gse.harvard.edu. The 1st issue of their 10th year features some of the trends (good & bad) that have occurred in the evaluation field over the past decade; it's downloadable at www.gse.harvard.edu/hfrp/eval/issue24 [8465]

  • The Fordham Urban Law Journal will shortly publish Book 5, Vol. 31, the papers presented at a Feb. 2004 conf., "Considerations of Race & the Road Towards Equitable Allocation of Municipal Services." $10 from the Journal, 140 W. 62 St., NYC, NY 10023, law.fordham.edu.publications.htm [8555]

  • "The Gatekeepers: Newspaper Reporting on Race & Ethnic Relations" is a 12-page, March 2004 report (dealing with editors & reporters), available (possibly free) from The Prejudice Inst., 2743 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21218, 410/366-9654, prejinst@aol.com, www.prejudiceinstitute.org [8422]

  • The George & Sakaye Aratani Chair on the Japanese American Internment, Redress & Community (the nation's first such endowed academic chair) has been established at the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). Inf. from him @ dtn@ucla.edu [8402]

  • "The Locked Ballot Box: The Impact of State Criminal Disenfranchisement Laws on African American Voting Behavior & Implications for Reform," by Aman McLeod, Ismail White & Amelia Gavin appeared in the Fall 2003 Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law -- unavailable online. [8398]

  • "Unionization and Poverty: The Case of NYC Retail Workers," by Moshe Adler a 2003(?) Econ. Policy Inst. Working Paper is available at www.epinet.org [8548]

  • Voices is the quarterly publication of Global Rights (the new name of the Internatl. Human Rights Law Group), 1200 18th St. NW, #602, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-4600, info@globalrights.org, Among the articles in the Winter 2004 issue is "Affirmative Action in the Americas." [8506]

  • Watching Jim Crow: The Struggles Over Mississippi TV, 1955-1969, by Steven D. Classen (276 pp., 2004), has been published by Duke Univ. Press, 919/687-3600, dukeupress.edu [8523]

  • We Are One: Images from Freedom Rides, Then and Now is a photo exhibit, combining images of activists from the 2003 10-city Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride with historical photos from the original Freedom Rides. See it at AFL-CIO natl. hqs., 815 16th St. NW in Wash., DC. Inf. at 202/637-5010. [8535]

  • We, Too, Are Americans, by Megan Tayloir Shockley (288 pp., 2003, $39.95) has been published by Univ. of Illinois Press. Focusing on Detroit & Richmond, it shows how the experience of African-American women during World War II in factories & civic orgs. such as the Red Cross played a part, along with the changed outlook of returning soldiers, in helping to lay the groundwork for the Civil Rights Movement. [8559]

January/February 2004

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  • Are Italians White?: How Race Is Made in America, eds. Jennifer Guglielmo & Salvatore Salerno [8327]

  • "Campaign Finance as an Equality Issue:" www.nvri.org [8311]

  • "Child, Family & Community Indicators Book" mailhost.groundspring.org/cgi-bin/t.pl?id=57479.599906 [8308]

  • Dark Thoughts: Race & the Eclipse of Society, by Charles Lemert [8329]

  • "Discrimination in Metropolitan Housing Markets: Phase III - Native Americans" www.urban.org [8266]

  • "Empathy or Antipathy? The Consequences of Racially & Socially Diverse Peers on Attitudes & Behaviors," by Greg Duncan, Johanne Boisjoly, Dan M. Levy & Michael Kremer www.northwestern.edu/ipr/publications/workingpapers/index.html [8304]

  • Highway Robbery: Transportation Racism & New Routes to Equity, eds. Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson & Andres Torres www.southendpress.org/books/transracism.shtml [8287]

  • Living Cities Interactive Databooks brookings.edu/urban [8301]

  • "Mending the Health Care Divide: Eliminating Disparities in Access for Minority & Low Income Communities" [8220]

  • "Race, Ethnicity & Primary Language Data Collection: Who collects what & what do they do with it?" www.omhrc.gov/omh/sidebar/datastats13.htm [8290]

  • Racial Profiling Survival Kit [8314]

  • Racism (2nd ed.), by Robert Miles & Malcolm Brown [8328]

  • "Segregation Patterns in the District of Columbia, 1980 to 2000," by Noah Sawyer & Peter A. Tatian www.dcagenda.org [8234]

  • "The Hispanic Population in Northwest Indiana" [8248]

  • "The State of the Dream: Enduring Disparities in Black & White," by dedrick Muhammad, Attieno Davis & Meizhu Lui www.FairEconomy.org/0115 [8280]

  • "Unique Strengths, Shared Strengths: Developmental assets among youth of color," by A. Sesma, Jr. & E.C. Roehlkepartain [8315]

  • "Verdicts Matter: An Empirical Study of California Employment Discrimination & Wrongful Discharge Verdicts Reveals Low Success Rates for Women & Minorities," by David Oppenheimer internet.ggu.edu/law_library/verdictsmatter.html [8306]

  • White Out: The Continuing Significance of Racism, eds. Ashley W. Doane & Eduardo Bonilla-Silva [8326]

  • Who Gets the Good Jobs? Combating Race & Gender Disparities, by Robert Cherry [8325]

November/December 2003

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  • 2001 Race Odyssey: African Americans & Sociology, ed. Bruce R. Hare (2003), has been published by Syracuse Univ. Press, 800/365-8929. Among the 17 essays are: "Deconstructing the Bell Curve: Racism, Classism & Intelligence in America"; "Race, Class & Educational Opportunity"; "Racial Classification in Criminology: The Reproduction of Racialized Crime; "Black Immigrants: The Experience of Invisibility & Inequality, Reintroduced"' "Dominant & Subdominant People of Power: A New Way of Conceptualizing Minority & Majority Populations"; "The U.S.: A Study in Political-Class Racism." SyracuseUniversityPress.edu [8156]

  • A House of Praayer for All Peoples, by Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook (described as "the bold witness of 6 congregations entering the struggle to build racial justice") has been published by The Alban Inst., 800/486-1318. 248 pp., 2003(?), $19. www.alban.org [8185]

  • "African Americans & AIDS:" The Kaiser Family Fdn. has produced a Fact Sheet & a Key Facts Chartbook, both 2003, available, respectively, at www.kff.org/content/2003/6089, www.kff.org/content/2003/6090/ [8184]

  • "Building the Framework: Housing Infrastructure Development in Indian Country" (2003), is available (free) -- as is a related video in DVD or VHS - from the Native Amer. Indian Housing Council, 202/789-1754. [8169]

  • "Changes in the Distribution of Children's Family Income over the 1990s," by Rebecca Blank & Robert F. Schoeni is a 4-page, July 2003 Policy Brief, available (possibly free) from the Natl. Poverty Ctr., 1015 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 734/615-5312, npcinfo@umich.edu, www.npc.umich.edu [8157]

  • Friendship, Cliques & Gangs: Young Black Men Coming of Age in Urban America, by Greg Dimitriadis (128 pp., 2003, $22.45), is available from Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. [8099]

  • Highway Robbery: Transportation Racism & New Routes to Equity, eds. Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson & Angel O. Torres (208 pp.), will be published Jan. 2004 by South End Press ($23.50), 800/533-8478, southend@southendpress.org, www.southendpress.org [8129]

  • "Household Food Security among Latino Migrant & Seasonal Farmworkers in North Carolina," by Sara Quandt, Thomas Arcury, Julie Early, Janeth Tapia & Jessie D. Davis (11 pp. + App.), is available ($5) from Thomas Arcury, Wake Forest Univ. Health Sciences, Medical Ctr. Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1084, 336/716-4479, tarcury@wfubmc.edu [8140]

  • Lifting the White Veil: An Exploration of White American Culture in a Multiracial Context, by Jeff Hitchcock (264 pp., 2002), has been published by Crandall, Dostie & Douglass Books, 877/679-6119; $22.95. [8144]

  • Practicing Social Justice, eds. John J. Stretch, Ellen M. Burkemper, William J. Hutchison & Jan Wilson (249 pp., 2003), has been published by Haworth Press, 800/429-6784. Among the chapters: "Building Bridges & Improving Racial Harmony: An Evaluation of the Bridges Across Racial Polarization Program"; "Social Justice & Welfare Reform: A Shift in Policy"; "The Homeless in Missouri"; "Immigrant & Refugee Communities: Resiliency, Trauma, Policy & Practice"; and PRRAC Exec. Dir. Chester Hartman's "The Race/Poverty Intersection: Will We Ever Achieve Liberty & Justice for All?" [8052]

  • "Service Denied: Responding to Taxicab Discrimination in the District of Columbia" (15 pp., Oct. 2003), by the Equal Rights Ctr., is available ($5) from the Wash. Lawyers Comm. for Civil Rts. & Urban Affairs, 11 Dupont Circle, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/319-1000; downloadable at www.washlaw.org/taxi/ [8145]

  • "Strenthening Communities of Color Through Leadership Development" is a Sept. 2003 report from PolicyLink, drawing on interviews with more than 100 leaders from the public sector, pvt. industry, academia & nonprofits; a scan of 72 leadership development programs; & literature review, to explain why there are so few leaders of color making policy. Hard copy from PolicyLink, 101 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607; info@policylink.org, downloadable from their website, www.policylink.org [8134]

  • The African American Experience in Cybespace: A Resource Guide to the Best Web Sites on Black Culture & History, by Abdul Alkalimat (240 pp., 2003), has been published by Pluto Press. [8083]

  • The African American Holiday Assn. perpetuates & preserves culture through traditional & nontraditional holidays, celebrations & rituals. PO Box 43255, Wash., DC 20010, 202/667-2577, aaha@aaha-info.org, www.aaha-info.org [8163]

  • The Seventh Generation: Native Students Speak About Finding the Good Path, by Amy Bergstrom, Linda Miller Cleary & Thomas D. Peacock (2003), is available from the ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Educ. & Small Schools, PO Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325-1348, ericrc@ael.org, www.ael.org/eric [8114]

  • "Vietnamese Americans: Diaspora & Dimensions," ed. Linda Vo is the 280-page, 2003 (29:1) issue of Amerasia Journal, $17 from the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi), 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, thaocha@ucla.edu. [8173]

  • Voices in Urban Education, ed. Robert Rothman (Fall 2003), focuses on small schools and race, www.annenberginstitute.org/VUE/fall03/Rothman/html [8180]

  • White Out: The Continuing Significance of Racism, eds. Ashley W. Doane & Eduardo Bonilla-Silva (2003), has been published by Routledge. [8155]

September/October 2003

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  • "Addressing Inequitable Effects of Transportation Policies on Minorities: Making the Connection Between Transportation & Civil Rights" is a new, Ford-funded Harvard Civil Rights Project effort. A Call for Papers, on a range of important topics, had (unfortunately) an Aug. 18 deadline. However, inf. available from Tom Sanchez, 703/706-8112, sanchezt@vt.edu [7979]

  • "A Quiet Crisis: Federal Funding & Unmet Needs in Indian Country" is a 2003 US Commn. on Civil Rights report, available from 202/833-9771 or at www.usccr.gov [7975]

  • "Charter Schools & Race: A Lost Opportunity for Integrated Education," by Erica Frankenberg & Chungmei Lee (53 pp., July 2003), is available from the Harvard Civil Rights Project, 617/384-9398, jbadot@law.harvard.edu [7964]

  • "Developing Organizational Endowments in the African American Community: Building for the Future" (3 pp., July/Aug. 2003) is available (likely free) from The Aspen Inst., One Dupont Circle NW, #700, Wash., DC 20036, 202/736-5800, nsrf@aspeninstitute.org, www.nonprofitresearch.org [7993]

  • "Discrimination in Metropolitan Housing Markets: Phase 2-Asians & Pacific Islanders," by Margery Austin Turner, Beata Bednarz, Carla Herbig & Lee Seon Joo (July 2003), is available from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=1000502 [8022]

  • "High Costs Lending on Indian Reservations -- Watch Out If You Are Buying a Home" (2003) by the American Indian Housing Council & the Natl. Comm. Reinvestment Coal, is available (possibly free) from NCRC, 202/628-8866, rmaleh@ncrc.org, www.ncrc.org [7983]

  • "Key Facts: Race, Ethnicity & Medical Care" (35 pp., June 2003 Update) is available (likely free) from The Kaiser Family Fdn., 2400 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025, 650/854-9400; downloadable at www.kff.org/content/2003/6069, www.kff.org [7990]

  • "The State of Latino Kids in the District of Columbia," by Krishna Roy & Heather McClure (86 pp., May 2003), published by the Council of Latino Agencies, 2437 15th St. NW, Wash., DC 20009, is downloadable at www.consejo.org/9853%20TEXT.pdf [8014]

July/August 2003

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  • "Age, Race & Children's Living Arrangements: Implications for TANF Reauthorization," by Ron Mincy & Helen Oliver is an April 2003 Policy Brief (B-53), from The Urban Inst., www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=310670 [7867]

  • APA Policy, Practice & Community began publishing in early 2003 out of the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi). Members of the founding Editorial Board include (PRRAC Social Science Adv. Bd. member) Paul Ong of UCLA, Margaret Fung of Asian Pacific American Legal Defense & Educ. Fund, (former PRRAC Bd. member) Tessie Guillemo of Comm. Tech. Fdn. of Calif., Jerry Kang of UCLA, Daphne Kwok of APA Inst. for Congressional Studies & Karen Narasaki of Natl. APA Legal Consortium. Inf. from apa@aasc.ucla.edu, www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc/apa. [7915]

  • "Finding a Path to South Asian American Community Development" (20 pp., Jan. 2002) is available (no price listed) from Chhaya CDC, 40-34 Main St., 2nd flr.,Flushing, NY 11364, 718/463-6615, shomon@chhayacdc.org., www.chhayacdc.org [7904]

  • "Jail-Based Voter Registration Campaigns" is a new (2003) disenfranchisement organizing tool. Available on The Sentencing Proj. website: www.sentencingproject.org/pubs/jail-based.pdf [7925]

  • "Moving to Equity: Addressing Inequitable Effects of Transportation Policy on Minorities," by Thomas Sanchez, Rich Stolz & Jacinta Ma (June 2003), is available (no price given) from the Harvard Civil Rights Project, 617/384-9398, jbadot@law.harvard.edu. [7921]

  • National Asian Pacific American Political Almanac, 2003-04 Edition, eds. Don Nakanishi & James S. Lai is available ($20) from the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. Press, 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2974, thaocha@ucla.edu. [7884]

  • "Percent Plans in College Admissions: A comparative analysis of three states' [FL. TX, CA] Experiences," by Catherine L. Horn & Stella M. Flores (78 pp., March 2003), is available from The Harvard Civil Rights Project. CONTACT INF. TK [7861]

  • "Race, Poverty & American Tort Awards: Evidence from 3 Datasets," by Eric Helland & Alexander Tabarrok appeared in the Jan. 2003 Journal of Legal Studies (Vol. 32, No. 1). Surprisingly, the study finds that the average tort award increases as black & Hispanic county population rates increase and especially as black & Hispanic county poverty rates increase, mason.gmu.edu.atabarro/TabarrokPublishedPapers.html [7895]

  • "Racial Gaps Found to Persist in Public's Opinion of Schools" was the headline of a story in the May 31, 2003 Education Week (guess the direction of the gap). Recent studies from The Education Trust (headed by former PRRAC Board member Kati Haycock) & a poll by the Joint Ctr. for Political & Econ. Studies formed the basis for the story. EdTrust's national report & state summaries can be viewed at www.edtrust.org; the Joint Center's poll can be viewed at www.jointcenter.org [7914]

  • "Report on Hate Crimes & Discrimination Against Arab Americans: The Post-September 11 Backlash" (150 pp., 2003) is available (possibly free) from the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Comm., 4201 Conn. Ave. NW, #300, Wash., DC 20009, 202/244-2990, www.adc.org [7846]

  • The Reality of Intentional Job Discriminaton in Metropolitan America - 1999, by Alfred Blumrosen & Ruth Blumrosen INF TK [7911]

May/June 2003

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  • "101 Tools for Tolerance: Simple Ideas for Promoting Equity & Celebrating Diversity" (16 pp. 2000) is available (likely free) from Teaching Tolerance, 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104, www.tolerance.org [7620]

  • "A Breifing Paper on Affirmative Action" prepared for the April 1, 2003 Supreme Court arguments on the Univ. of Mich. affirmative action cases, is available from the Harvard Civil Rights Project, aharris@law.harvard.edu, downloadable at www.civilrightsproject.harvard.edu/policy/legal_docs/Revisiting_diversity.pdf [7714]

  • Affirmative Action in the News is a new (2003) online clipping service, from the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights & Americans for a Fair Chance. Inf. from ctimbers@fairchance.org. [7661]

  • Angry White Guys for Affirmative Action can be reached at awg4aa@yahoo.com, angrywhiteguys4AA.org. [7700]

  • "Black Diversity in Metropolitan America," by John R. Logan & Glenn Deane (13 pp., 2003), is available on the Lewis Mumford Ctr. for Comparative Urban & Regional Research/SUNY-Albany website: mumfordl.dyndns.org/cen2000/BlackWhite/BlackDiversityReport/Black-Diversity_final.pdf. [7729]

  • E. Franklin Frazier and Black Bourgeoisie, ed. James E. Teele (170 pp., 2002), has been published by Univ. Missouri Press; $29.95. 9 chapters, by John Hope Franklin (A Memoir of Frazier), Hylan Lewis, Anthony Platt, Martin Kilson et al. [7423]

  • "Educating Hispanic Students: Effective Instructional Practices," by Hersh C. Waxman, Hector H. Rivera & Yolanda N. Padrón (2 pp., Aug. 2002), is Practitioner Brief #5, available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Research on Educ., Diversity & Excellence, Univ. Calif., 1156 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95064, 831/459-3500, crede@cats.ucsc.edu, www.crede.ucsc.edu [7574]

  • ERIC (Clearinghouse on Rural Education & Small Schools) publishes a series of 2-page Digests, covering a range of relevant topics dealing with Native American/Alaska Native, Mexican immigrant, migrant farmworker & other students. Their Winter 2002 Bulletin, listing these and other resources, is available at 800/624-9120, www.ael.org/eric/ [7553]

  • "Hispanic Patients' Double Burden: Lack of Health Insurances & Limited English" is a Feb. 2003 report from the Commonwealth Fund; available at www.cmwf.org/programs/insurance/doty_hispanicdoubleburden_592.pdf [7666]

  • "Racial & Ethnic Changes in the [Wash., DC] Region," by Jessica Cigna (Oct. 2002), is available on The Urban Inst. website: www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/where_we_live_l.pdf. [7557]

  • "Residential Mortgage Lending Disparities in Washington, DC" is a 45-page, Aug. 1998 report from the DC Advisory Comm. to the US Commn. on Civil Rights. Available (likely free) from Marc Pentino at the Commn., 624 9th St. NW, Wash., DC 20425, 202/376-7533, mpentino@usccr.gov [7514]

  • Response to US Dept. Educ. Anti-Affirmative Action Catalog: The Harvard Civil Rights Project issued a March 2003 statement, in response to the new US Dept. of Educ. Office of Civil Rights catalog, "Race-Neutral Alternatives in Postsecondary Education: Innovative Approaches to Diversity." Among the signers are (PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member) Gary Orfield and Christopher Edley, Jr. Available from Alison Harris, 781/384-9398, aharris@law.harvard.edu. [7665]

  • Roma Rights is the quarterly journal of the European Roma Rights Ctr., 1386 Budapest 62, PO Box 906/93, Hungary, 36-1/413-2200, office@errc.org, errc.org [7582]

  • "Separate & Unequal: The Neighborhood Gap for Blacks & Hispanics in Metropolitan Areas" (2003?) is available from the Mumford Ctr. for Comparative Urban & Reg. Research, SUNY-Albany, 518/442-2579, mmigliano@albany.edu. Full report available at mumford1.dyndns.org/cen2000.SepUneq/SUReport/SURepPage1.htm [7642]

  • Should America Pay? Slavery & the Raging Debate on Reparations, ed. Raymond Winbush (396 pp., 2003), has been published by Amistad Press; $24.95. [7676]

  • "Should Race Count? A Policy Discussion of the Future of Affirmative Action" was a March 31, 2003 discussion hosted by The Century Fdn. A transcript of the session -- which featured Anthony Carnevale, Christopher Edley, Lani Guinier, Brian Jones, Richard Kahlenberg & Juan Williams -- is available at www.tcf.org [7725]

  • "Socioeconomic Status, Race/Ethnicity, and Selective College Admissions," by Anthony P. Carnevale & Stephen Rose (2003), is available on the Century Fdn. website, www.tcf.org. [7726]

  • "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide" (28 pp., n.d.) is available (likely free) from Teaching Tolerance, 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104, 334/956-8200 www.tolerance.org [7627]

  • "Texas Admissions Plan Has Not Increased Diversity at Flagship Campuses, Study Finds," by Will Potter appeared in the Jan. 24, 2003 Chronicle of Higher Education. The story (and links to the study itself, by Marta Tienda and other Princeton Univ. sociologists) is at chronicle.com/daily/20003/01/2003012401n.htm [7697]

  • "The Color of Medicine: Strategies for Increasing Diversity in the US Physician Workforce" (April 2002) is available at www.communitycat.org/acrobat/The_Color_of_Medicine.pdf [7667]

  • Tribal News a new magazine in Alaska, is seeking out stories. John Tetpon, publisher, 907/258-1950, www.tribalnews.com [7359]

  • Unequal Treatment: Understanding Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Health Care (March 2002) is available from Natl. Academies Press, 800/624-6242; downloadable at www.nap.edu/catalog.10260.html [7708]

  • White Men Challenging Racism: 35 Personal Stories, eds. Cooper Thompson, Emmett Schaefer & Harry Brod (353 pp., 2003, $21.95), has been published by Duke Univ. Press. James Loewen wrote the Foreword, and among those featured are the late Herbert Aptheker, Chip Berlet, Si Kahn, Tim Wise & (former PRRAC Board member) Ken Kimerling. [7608]

March/April 2003

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  • "Got My Mind Set on Freedom": Maryland's Story of Black & White Activism, 1663-2000, by Barbara Mills (696 pp., 2002, $30.95), has been published by Heritage Books, 800/398-7709, www.heritagebooks.com [7476]

  • "A Brown Paper: The Health of South Asians in the United States" (2002) has been published by the South Asian Public Health Assn. Available at www.sapha.net [7471]

  • "A Multiracial Society With Segregated Schools: Are We Losing the Dream?," by Erica Frankenberg, Chungmei Lee & Gary Orfield (82 pp., 2003), is available (possibly free) from the Harvard Civil Rights Proj., 124 Mt. Auburn St., #400S, Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-6367, crp@harvard.edu, www.civilrightsproject.harvard.edu [7444]

  • "A World on the Move: A Report on the 2001 UN World Conf. Against Racism, Racial Discrimination & Related Intolerance," a 45-page, 2002 resource guide on international migrant rights, is available ($10) from the Natl. Netowrk for Immigrant & Refugee Rights (headed by PRRAC Board member Cathi Tactaquin): 310 8th St., #303, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/465-1984, nnirr@nnirr.org, www.nnirr.org [7489]

  • Against the Odds: Scholars Who Challenged Racism in the Twentieth Century, eds. Benjamin P. Bowser & Louis Kushnick (264 pp., 2002), has been published by Univ. of Mass. Press; $34.95. Among those featured: John Henrik Clarke, Frank Snowden, Jr., John Hope Franklin, St. Clair Drake, Robert C. Weaver, Hylan Lewis, Kenneth B. Clark, Herbert Aptheker. [7436]

  • "All Other Things Being Equal: A Paired Testing Study of Mortgage Lending Institutions," by Margery Austin Turner, Fred Freiberg, Erin Godfrey, Carla Herbig, Diane Levy & Robin Smith (5-page Exec. Summary, April 2002), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org [7433]

  • Amerasia Journal Vol. 28, No. 2 (2003) is devoted to "Asians in the Americas: Transculturations and Power" -- comparative research on Asians living in North, Central & Latin America. $17 from the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. Press, 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, thaocha@ucla.edu. [7472]

  • Amerasia Journal has published a 30th anniversary cumulative index of the very articl/author/review published between 1971-2001. Available ($14) from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Press, 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, thaocha@ucla.edu [7519]

  • American Journal of Public Health Feb. 2003 issue (Vol. 93, No. 2) is devoted to racial/ethnic disparities and bias; lots of interesting articles. Amer. Public Health Assn., 800 I St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/777-2742, www.ajph.org [7464]

  • "An Empirical Analysis of Maryland's Death Sentencing System With Respect to the Influence of Race & Legal Jurisdiction," by Raymond Paternoster & Robert Brame (41 pp. + Atts., 2003[?]), is downloadable at www.urhome.umd.edu/newsdesk/pdf/finalrep.pdf. Prof. Paternoster is on the Univ. of Maryland Criminology faculty, and the study was commissioned by the state. [7438]

  • "Appearance and Reality in the Sunshine State: The Talented 20 Program in Florida," by Patricia Marin & Edgar K. Lee (48 pp., n.d.[2002]), is available (no price listed) from the Harvard Univ. Civil Rights Project, 124 Mt. Auburn St., #400S, Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-6367, crp@harvard.edu, www.civilrightsproject.harvard.edu [7425]

  • "Are Emily and Brendan More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination," by Marianne Bertrand & Sendhil Mullainathan (28 pp. + Tables, Nov. 2002), is the widely reported study of employment discrimination by name recognition: Resumes were submitted in response to help-wanted ads in Boston & Chicago newspapers, using names usually associated with different races and ethnic groups. Callback (non)response showed a clear pattern of discrimination. Available from Prof. Bertrand, Univ. of Chicago Grad. School of Business, 1101 E. 58 St., RO 229D, Chicago, IL 60637, marianne.bertrand@gsb.uchicago.edu. [7497]

  • Beyond the Color Line? Race, Representation & Community in the New Century, ed. Alex Willingham reports on a convening of 30 political scientists drawn largely from historically black colleges & universities to discuss voting rights. Available (no price given) from the Brennan Ctr. for Justice, NYU Law School, 161 Ave. of the Americas, 12th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 212/998-6730, brennan.center@nyu.edu, www.brennancenter.org [7509]

  • Black-Brown Relations and Stereotypes, by Tacho Mindiola, Jr., Yolanda Flores Niemann & Nestor Rodriguez (216 pp., 2003, $19.95), has been published by Univ. of Texas Press. [7534]

  • "By Words & Deeds: Racial Steering by Real Estate Agents in the US in 2000," by George Galster & Erin Godfrey (36 pp., March 2003), is available from Prof. Galster, Wayne St. Univ., Faculty/Adm. Bldg. #318, Detroit, MI 48202, 313/577-9084, George_Galster@Wayne.edu. [7463]

  • Civil Rights Monitor is the quarterly publication of the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights Education Fund (PRRAC Board member William L. Taylor is both Senior Editor & Chair of the LCCREF Board). The Fall/Winter, 22-page issue has articles on judicial nominations, the digital divide, 9/11 & the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2001. Inf. from LCCREF, 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3434, www.civilrights.org [7481]

  • Closing the Gap is a free newsletter from the HHS Office of Minority Health. The Jan./Feb. 2003 issue reports on the first Natl. Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Health. To receive it, info@omhrc.gov, or write OMHRC, PO Box 37337, Wash., DC 20013. [7469]

  • "Discrimination in Metropolitan Housing Markets: National Results from Phase I of HDS2000," by Margery Austin Turner, Stephen L. Ross, George Galster & John Yinger (8-page, Nov. 2002 Exec. Summary), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [7435]

  • Encyclopedia of White Power: A Sourcebook on the Radical Racist Right, ed. Jeffrey Kaplan (624 pp., 2000), has been published by Altamira Press, 800/462-6420; $103.95, but $33.99 if ordered by March 31, 2003. [7484]

  • "How Much Do We Know? Public Awareness of the Nation's Fair Housing Laws," by Martin D. Abravanel & Mary Cunningham (44 pp., April 2002), is available (likely free) from HUD's Office of Policy Development & Research, Wash., DC 20410, 800/245-2691. www.huduser.org [7426]

  • Interpreting African American Histories is a catalogue of films, available from Calif. Newsreel/Resolution, Inc., PO Box 2284, S. Burlington, VT 05407, 877/811-7495, contact@newsreel.org, Included are: Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property (60 mins, 2002); Strange Fruit (57 mins., 2002); Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin (83 mins., 2002); The Rise & Fall of Jim Crow (4 parts, 56 mins. each, 2002) + others. www.newsreel.org [7554]

  • "Medicare Managed Care CAHPS - Research Findings on Health of Vulnerable Subgroups & Plan Ratings" is a CD-ROM, available (free) from the HHS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Blvd., Mail Stop S1-15-03, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, Aheller2@cms.hhs.gov [7533]

  • "Modest Progress: The Narrowing Spatial Mismatch Between Blacks & Jobs in the 1990s," by Steven Raphael & Michael Stoll (16 pp., Dec. 2002), is available (possibly free) from the Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6139, www.brookings.edu/urban [7518]

  • "New Study Challenges Notion About African-American & Hispanic Students' Achievement" is the lead story in the Winter 2003 issue of Network News, the newsletter of the Minority Student Achievement Network. Available at www.msanetwork.org/pub/winter03.pdf. [7495]

  • Open: One Woman's Journey, by Angela Oh (who served on the Advisory Board to the Clinton Race Initiative), has been published by the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Press, 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, thaocha@ucla.edu [7488]

  • "Percent Plans in College Admissions: A Comparativer Analysis of Three States' [TX, CA, FL] Experience," by Catherine L. Horn & Stella M. Flores (75 pp., Jan. 2003), has been published by the Harvard Univ. Civil Rights Project (whose co-director, Gary Orfield -- a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board -- wrote the Foreword). Available (no price listed) from the Project, 124 Mt. Auburn St., #400S, Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-6367crp@harvard.edu. www.civilrightsproject.harvard.edu [7422]

  • Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform, eds. Sanford F. Schram, Joe Soss & Richard C. Fording (382 pp., 2003), has been published by Univ. Mich. Press; $25. 13 chapters, under the headings "History," "Mass Media & Mass Attitudes," "Discourse," "Policy Choice & Implementation," "Beyond Welfare Reform: Race & Social Policy in the States," followed by commentary ("Why Welfare Reform is Racist") by Frances Fox Piven. [7420]

  • "Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Health Care: A Public Opinion Update" conducted for the Natl. Conf. on Community Justice by Princeton Survey Research Associates, concluded: "Americans see racism as a problem for this nation in many areas, including health care." Available at www.nccj.org [7550]

  • "Racial/Ethnic Differences in Cardiac Care: The Weight of the Evidence" (23 pp., Oct. 2002) is available (likely free) from the Kaiser Family Fdn., 2400 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025, 800/656-4533, www.kff.org [7503]

  • Straight Outta Hunter's Point, by Kevin Epps, a documentary about San Francisco's black ghetto neighborhood, is available from Epps, 415/225-1583, info@mastamind.com, www.mastamind.com [7455]

  • The Many Costs of Racism, by Joe Feagin & Karyn McKinney (2003), has been published by Rowman & Littlefield; $24.95. [7571]

  • The New Face of Asian Pacific America: Numbers, Diversity & Change in the 21st Century, eds. Eric Lai & Dennis Arguelles (312 pp., 2003; $39), has been co-published by the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. Press (+ Asianweek): 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, thaocha@ucla.edu. Articles grouped under "Ethnicity," "Geography," & "Culture & Society." [7546]

  • "The New Press Education Catalog, 2003" (45 pp.), its name notwithstanding, lists dozens of books in areas beside education (immigration, economics, Native Amer. Studies, Asian & Asian Amer. Studies, Latin Amer. Studies, History & Law, African/African Amer. & Caribbean Studies. Desk/examination copies available. New Press, 38 Greene St., 4th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 800/233-4830, 212/629-8802, thenewpress.com [7491]

  • The Northwestern Univ. Inst. for Policy Research has available its Fall 2002 Working Papers catalogue. Topics include "Poverty, Race & Inequality," "Educational Policy," "Child, Adolescent & Family Studies," "Law & Justice Studies." [7537]

  • "The Politics of Remembering" is Vol. 28, No. 3 (2003) of Amerasia Journal, dealing with the relationship between the personal lives & memories of Asian & Pacific Islander Americans and the politics of their collective history. 21 articles offering case studies of Chinese, Burmese, Hawaiian, South Asian, Samoan, Filipino, Korean, Hmong & Vietnamese Americans. $17 from UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. Press, 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, thaocha@ucla.edu [7535]

  • The Seventh Generation: Native Students Speak About Finding the Good Path, by Amy Bergstrom, Linda Miller Cleary & Thomas D. Peacock (212 pp., 2003; $20), is available from ERIC/CRESS, PO Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325-1348, 800/624-9120, ericrc@ael.org, www.ael.org/eric/ [7552]

  • The Terrorist Next Door: The Militia Movement and The Radical Right, by Daniel Levitas (520 pp., 2002), has been published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press; $27.95, www.terroristnextdoor.com [7421]

  • This Far by Faith, by Juan Williams & Quinton Dixie (326 pp., 2003), dealing with how religious faith inspired the Civil Rights Movement, has been published by William Morrow; $29.95. [7527]

  • Two Towns of Jasper, the 2002 POV documentary recently shown on public TV, comes with a 12-page Discussion Guide; available (possibly free) from Active Voice, 2601 Mariposa St., SF, CA 94110, 415/553-2841, info@activevoice.net, www.activevoice.net [7560]

  • Understanding Puerto Rican Mainland Poverty, by Susan Baker (256 pp., 2002; $22.95), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, kramer@mail.temple.edu [7583]

  • "Unequal Protection," by Stephen James on prosecutor misconduct targeted to indigent & low-income defendants, appeared in the Jan. 2, 2003 Sacramento News & Review; downloadable at http://www.newsreview.com/issues/sacto/2003-01-02/news2.asp. [7501]

  • "Using Civil Rights Laws to Advance Affordable Housing" (32 pp., Fall 2002) is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Low Income Housing Coal., 1012 14th St. NW, #600, Wash., DC 20005, 202/662-1530. [7457]

January/February 2003

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  • An Anthology of Best Practices by consultants working in communities of color: The Natl. Comm. Dev. Inst. has issued a call for papers for this anthology. Inf. from spetty@ncdi.net, 510/763-4120, x212/ [7341]

  • Asian Americans on War & Peace,, eds. Russell C. Leong & Don Nakanishi (229 pp., 2002), is available from the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi). 23 essays, by Helen Zia, Jerry Kang, Grace Lee Boggs, Angela Oh, Mari Matsuda & others. Available (no price listed) from the Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546. [7392]

  • "From Poverty to Punishment: How Welfare Reform Punishes the Poor" (2002) is available ($20) from the Applied Research Ctr. www.arc.org [7329]

  • "From Talk to Action: An Online Community Response to Racial Profiling,," by Sheila D. Collins (32 pp., 2002), is available (possibly free) from NABRE (Network of Alliances Bridging Race & Ethnicity), a project (on whose Steering Comm. PRRAC serves) of the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org/nabre, nabre@jointcenter.org. [7401]

  • Holding Up the Mirror: Working Interdependently for Just & Inclusive Communities (80 pp., 2002), by Maggie Potapchuk, is available ($15) from the Joint Ctr. for Econ. & Pol. Studies, 202/789-3500. It's from the Center's NABRE (Network of Alliances Bridging Race & Ethnicity) project -- on whose Steering Comm. PRRAC serves. [7403]

  • Human Rights Organizations & Periodicals Directory (11th ed., 2003) will be out in Feb., from the Meikeljohn Civil Liberties Inst. More than 1,200 entries. $140 from MCLI, PO Box 673, Berkeley, CA 94701-0673, 510/848-0599, mcli@mcli.org, www.mcli.org [7342]

  • "New Civil Rights Battlegrounds,," by Robert D. Bullard (Nov. 2002), reports on the 11th anniversary meeting of the 1991 people of color enviromental summit. Available at www.blueridgepress.org. [7350]

  • Perspectives - The Newsletter of Prejudice, Ethnoviolence & Social Policy devotes its Nov./Dec. 2002 8-page issue to the human rights performance of George W. Bush. Free upon request to prejinst@aol.com. [7334]

  • "Race & Recession: A Special Report Examining How Changes in the Economy Affect People of Color" (Summer 2002) is available from the Applied Research Ctr. www.arc.org [7328]

  • Searching for the Uncommon Ground: New Dimensions on Race in America, by Angela Glover Blackwell, Stewart Kwoh & Manuel Pastor (2002), has been published by Norton. [7379]

  • Sister Circle: Black Women & Work,, ed. Sharon Harley (288 pp., 2002), has been published by Rutgers Univ. Press ($22). [7381]

  • "Six Case Studies: Tribal Self-Determination Utilizing NAHASDA Activities" (2002?) is available from the Amer. Indian Housing Council, 202/789-1754, vseneca@naihc.net. [7340]

  • "The HOPE VI Resident Tracking Study" (10-page Exec. Summary, Dec. 2002) is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709. [7366]

  • The Right to Vote is a special 18-page Election 2002 Edition of Southern Exposure. $5 from them at PO Box 531, Durham, NC 27702. Subs. to this really good quarterly are $21. [7410]

  • "Work at the Intersection: Reformulating the World of Ideas" is the 2001 Annual Report of the Univ. of MD Consortium on Race, Gender & Ethnicity, headed by Prof. Bonnie Thornton Dill. Available (likely free) from 2103 Tawes Fine Arts Bldg., Univ. MD, College Park, MD 20742, 301/405-2931, www.umd.edu/crge [7394]

November/December 2002

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  • A Racial Profiling Data Collection Resource Ctr. has been established by the Northeastern Univ. Inst. on Race & Justice, racialprofilinganalysis@neu.edu. www.racialprofilinganalysis.neu.edu. [7195]

  • African Americans, Labor & Society: Organizing for a New Agenda, ed. Patrick L. Mason (2002?), is available ($29.95) from Wayne St. Univ. Press, wsupress.wayne.edu. [7286]

  • Beyond Racism: Race & Inequality in Brazil, South Africa & the U.S., eds. Charles V. Hamilton, Lynn Huntley, Neville Alexander, Wilmot James, Antonio Sergio & Alfredo Guimares (630 pp., 2001, $27 pb, $68.50 hb), has been published by Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1800 30th St., #314, Boulder, CO 80301, 303/444-6684, Contributors include George Fredrickson, Leslie Wolfe, Melvin Oliver, (PRRAC Board member) john powell, Gay McDougall, Derrick Bell, Andrew Hacker, Richard Delgado, Jennifer Hochschild et al. www.rienner.com. [7086]

  • Beyond the Color Line? Race, Representation & Community in the New Century, ed. Alex Willingham (2002?), is available ($17.95) from the Brennan Ctr. for Justice at NYU Law School, 212/998-6730, www.brennancenter.org. [7161]

  • "Black America Saves," by Stephen Brobeck an Aug. 2002 Consumer Federation of America/BET.com report, documenting that Black Americans hold much less wealth than other Americans, is available at www.americasaves.org/back_page/BlackWealthReport082902doc. [7271]

  • Dispatches from Durban: Firsthand Commentaries on the World Conference Against Racism and Post-September 11 Movement Strategies, by Eric Mann (245 pp., 2002), is available ($16.95) from Frontier Press, 3780 Wilshire Blvd., #1200, LA, CA 90010, 213/387-2800, info@frontlinespress.com. www.frontlinepress.com [7150]

  • "Educating Hispanic Students: Obstacles & Avenues to Improved Academic Achievement," by Yolanda N. Padron, Hersh C. Waxman & Hector H. Rivera (20 pp., 2002), is available ($7) from the Univ. of Calif. Ctr. for Applied Linguistics, 4646 40th St. NW, Wash., DC 20016, 202/362-0700, 800/551-3709, crede@cal.org, www.cal.org/crede. [7158]

  • "Healing the Nation: The Arab American Experience After September 11" (33 pp., 2002) is available (no price listed) from the Arab American Inst., 1600 K St. NW, #601, Wash., DC 20006, 202/429-9210, aai@aaiusa.org. [7168]

  • "How People of Color View Campaign Finance Reform" is the subject of an Aug. 2002 study, based on Calif. focus groups, from the Fannie Lou Hamer Proj., Lawyers Comm. for Civil Rights, Greenlining Inst. & Natl. Voting Rights Inst. Available at www.lspa.com/cfr/cfr_files/frame.htm. [7198]

  • "Latinos in Higher Education: Many Enroll, Too Few Graduate," by Richard A. Fry (33 pp., Sept. 2002), is available from the Pew Hispanic Ctr., 1919 M St. NW, #460, Wash., DC 20036, 202/292-3300; downloadable from www.pewhispanic.org. [7226]

  • Minorities in Higher Education 2000-2001: 19th Annual Status Report is available ($24.95) from the Amer. Council on Education, 1 Dupont Cir., Wash., DC 20036, 202/939-9380. [7246]

  • Money Has No Smell: The Africanization of New York City, by Paul Stoller (232 pp., 2002?), has been published by the Univ. of Chicago Press; $18. [7290]

  • New Faces in a Changing America, by Loretta J. Winters & Herman L. DeBose (320 pp., 2002, $39.95), has been published by SAGE, 800/818-7243. [7112]

  • Nunavik: Inuit-Controlled Educaiton in Arctic Quebec, by Ann Vick-Westgate (416 pp., March 2002), is available ($39.95) from Mich. St. Univ. Press, 1405 S. Harrison Rd., #25, E. Lansing, MI 48823-5202, 517/355-9543, www.msupress.edu. [7181]

  • "Profiling & Pride: Arab American Attitudes & Behavior Since Sept. 11" 8 pp., July 2002) is available (no price listed) from the Arab American Inst., 1600 K St. NW, #601, Wash.,. DC 20006, 202/429-9210, www.aaiusa.org. [7169]

  • Promises to Keep: Public Health Policy for American Indians & Alaska Natives in the 21st Century, eds. Mim Dixon & Yvette Roubideaux (312 pp., 2001), is available ($26.95 + s/h to non-members) from Amer. Public Health Assn., 301/893-1894, APHA@TASCO1.com, www.apha.org. [7165]

  • "Pursuing Racial Justice" is the July/Aug. 2002 issue of Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Poverty Law & Policy, the 2nd of a 2-part special. The 7 articles + 4 book reviews (one of which is PRRAC Exec. Dir. Chester Hartman's review of Paul Wachtel's Race in the Mind of America: Breaking the Vicious Circle Between Blacks and Whites) cover health care disparities, retail car loan discrimination, predatory lending, employment discrimination, immigrant worker organizing, racial segregation in FHA programs, and other issues. Ordering inf. (for both parts) from the Natl. Ctr. on Poverty Law, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606, 312/263-3830, admin@povertylaw.org. www.povertylaw.org [7143]

  • "Race, Place & Segregation: Redrawing the Color Line in Our Nation's Metros" is the overall theme of 4 2002 studies of Boston ("Race, Place & Opportunity: Racial Change & Segregation in the Boston Metropolitan Area - 1990-2000," by Nancy McArdle); Chicago ("Integration or Resegregation: Metropolitan Chicago at the Turn of the New Century," by Guy Stuart); "Race, Place & Opportunity: Racial Change & Segregation in the Chicago Metropolitan Area - 1990-2000," by Nancy McCardle); San Diego ("Race, Place & Opportunity: Racial Change & Segregation in the San Diego Metropolitan Area - 1990-2000," by Nancy McArdle). Available from the Harvard Civil Rights Project. www.law.harvard.edu/groups/civilrights/publications/housing02/synopsis.html. [7127]

  • "Race, School Integration & Friendship Segregation in America," by James Moody appeared in the Nov. 2001 Amer. J. of Sociology. Reprints of the 38-page article are available (free) from Prof. Moody, 372 Bricker Hall, Dept. Sociology, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH 43210, moody.77@osu.edu. [7285]

  • Racism: Essential Readings, eds. Ellis Cashmore & James Jennings (422 pp., 2002, $29), has been published by SAGE, 800/818-7243. [7111]

  • Studies in Native American Education: Improving Education for Zuni Children is a 41-min., 2002 video, available ($20 + s/h) from the Univ. Cal. Ctr. for Applied Linguistics, 4646 40th St. NW, Wash., DC 20016, 800/551-3709, store@cal.org. [7160]

  • The Amer. Anthropological Assn. Statement on "Race" issued in 1998, is available from the Assn., 4350 N. Fairfax Dr., #640, Arlington, VA 22203-1620, 703/528-1902, www.aaanet.org. [7289]

  • The American Sociological Assn. has issued a Statement on "The Importance of Collecting Data & Doing Social Scientific Research on Race The full 13-pager (with a list of 44 cits.), as well as a 2-page Exec. Summary of the Statement, adopted in Aug. 2002, are available at www.asanet.org/media/RACEstmt02.pdf. [7257]

  • The Hispanic Health Improvement Act was introduced Sept. 2002 by Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) & Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX). [7211]

  • "The Insurance Gap & Minority Health Care, 1997-2001," by J. Lee Hargraves is a 4-page, June 2002 Tracking Report from the Ctr. for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave. SW, #550, Wash., DC 20024-2512, 202/484-5261, www.hschange.org. [7241]

  • The Resegregation of Southern Schools? was a conf. held at the Univ. of No. Carolina Law School in August 2002. An upcoming issue of the North Carolina Law Review will be dedicated to the conf. papers. $9.50 from the Review, Van-Hecke Wettach Hall, CB#3380, UNC Law School, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380, 919/962-3926, nclrev@unc.edu, www.nclawreview.com [7172]

  • The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow a Fall 2002 documentary series, is available (as is their African American Perspectives catalog) from Calif. Newsreel, 877/811-7495, www.newsreel.org. [7245]

  • The Role of Profiling in American Society is the theme of Vol. 5 of The Journal of Law & Social Challenges. Draft paper submissions are due Jan. 2003. Inf. from the Journal, PO Box 590201, SF, CA 94118, 415/422-2241, jlsc_usf@yahoo.com. [7197]

  • Thinking Orientals: Migration, Contact & Exoticism in Modern America, by Henry Yu (Oxford Univ. Press, 2001), has just won the Norris & Carol Hundley Prize from the Amer. Historical Society (Pacific Coast Branch) for the "most distinguished book on any historical subject." It is described as "the first intellectual history of Asian Americans." [7104]

  • Too Much to Ask: Black Women in the Era of Integration, by Elizabeth Higginbotham (264 pp., 2001, $19.95) has been published by Univ. of No. Carolina Press. [7279]

  • Understanding Prejudice, Racism & Social Conflict, eds. Martha Augoustinos & Katherine Jane Reynolds (362 pp., 2002, $29.95), has been published by SAGE, 800/818-7243. [7113]

  • "Welfare Reform: Tribal TANF Allows Flexibility to Tailor Programs, but Conditions on Reservations Make It Difficult to Move Recipients Into Jobs" is a 53-page, July 2002 GAO report (GAO-02-768), available, free, from USGAO, 441 G St. NW, Rm. LM, Wash., DC 20548, 202/512-6000, www.gao.gov. [7208]

  • What About Hate Groups?: The following website may have useful information: www.nonprofits.org/npofaq/06/16.html. [7083]

September/October 2002

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  • "America's Forgotten Children: Child Poverty in Rural America" is a 2002 report from Save the Children. Downloadable at www.savethechildren.org, 800/SAVETHECHILDREN. [6996]

  • APA Policy, Practice & Community: A Journal on Asian Pacific Americans is a new journal, from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi), which will focus on applied social science research for and on the diverse & growing APA community. The first issue (to be released early 2003) will focus on Community Development. Manuscripts (deadline Sept. 27) to the Center, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, apa@aasc.ucla.edu. www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc.apa [6992]

  • Asian Americans on War & Peace, eds. Russell C. Leong & Don Nakanishi (228 pp., 2002, $20.95), is available from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). Chapters cover "Worlds of Crisis," "Civil Liberties & Internment," "Geopolitics," & "Peace." Among the contributors: Helen Zia, Jerry Kang, Grace Lee Boggs, Angela Oh, Mari Matsuda. Order from the Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546. [7055]

  • Black Children: Social, Educational & Parental Environments, ed. Harriet Pipes McAdoo (2nd ed., 2002, 288 pp., $32.95), has been published by SAGE, 800/818-7243. [7115]

  • "Developing a Health Plan Report Card on Quality Care for Minority Populations" (2002) is available at www.cmwf.org/programs/minority/nerenz_reportcard.547.pdf. [7097]

  • "Fact Sheet on Hunger in the US" (Aug. 2002) is available on the Food First website: www.foodfirst.org/progs/humanrts/hungerinamerica.html. [7045]

  • "Imagine a World Beyond Racism" is a 35-page, 2001 Workbook, prepared by the Southern Educ. Fdn. for the Youth Summit of the 2001 UN World Conf. Against Racism. Available (possibly free) from the Fdn., 135 Auburn Ave., 2nd flr., Atlanta, GA 30303, 404/523-0001. www.beyondracism.org. [7087]

  • Intelligence Report is a quarterly magazine, dealing with racism & hate crimes/groups, published (possibly free) by the Southern Poverty Law Ctr., 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104, 334/956-8200. www.intelligenceproject.org. [7070]

  • "Latino Growth in Metropolitan America: Changing Patterns, New Locations" (July 2002) is available (possibly free) from the Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-6139. www.brookings.edu/urban. [7110]

  • "Perceptions of Racial Profiling: Race, Class & Personal Experience," by Ronald Weitzer & Steven A. Tuch appeared in Vol. 40, No. 2 (2002) of Criminology. Reprints of the 22-page article are available from Prof. Weitzer, Dept. Sociology, George Washington Univ., 2129 G St NW, Wash., DC 20052, 202/994-6345, weitzer@gwu.edu. [7056]

  • "Private School Racial Enrollments & Segregation," by Sean F. Reardon & John T. Yun (55 pp., June 2002), is available from The Harvard Civil Rights Proj., 124 Mt. Auburn St., #400S, Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-6367, crp@harvard.edu. www.law.harvard.edu/civilrights. [7064]

  • "Public High School Completion by State & Race/Ethnicity, 1981 to 2000" is the lead article in the May 2002 issue of Postsecondary Education Opportunity, the excellent monthly produced by Thomas Mortenson. Subs. are $136 from PO Box 415, Oskaloosa, IA 52577-0415, tom@postsecondary.org. www.postsecondary.org [7036]

  • "Pursuing Racial Justice" is the May/June 2002 issue of Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Poverty Law & Policy, the first of a 2-part special. The 16 articles in the 196-page issue cover health, housing, employment, welfare, consumer issues, education, Legal Services, environmental justice, immigrants, transportation; and among the authors are current & former PRRAC Board members Jane Perkins, Alan Houseman & Florence Wagman Roisman. Ordering inf. from the Natl. Ctr. on Poverty Law, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606, 312/263-3830, admin@povertylaw.org. www.povertylaw.org. [6977]

  • Race & Resistance: African-Americans in the 21st Century, ed. Herb Boyd has just been published by South End Press. Essayists include Amiri Baraka, Angela Davis, Bill Fletcher, bell hooks, Julianne Malveaux & Manning Marable. Inf. at www.southendpress.org/books/raceresistance.shtml. [6995]

  • "Race and Power" is an on-line discussion of Lani Guinier's article, "Tracking the Miner's Canary," from the Summer 2002 issue of Nonprofit Quarterly. www.nonprofitquarterly.org/315.htm. [7021]

  • "Racial/Ethnic Profiling," by Howard Ehrlich is the 8-page essay that comprises the June 2002 issue of Perspectives, the bimonthly "newsletter on prejudice, ethnoviolence & social policy" that he edits. Subs. are $35 (single copies may be available) from The Prejudice Inst., 2743 Maryland Ave., Balt., MD 21218, 410/366-9654, prejinst@aol.com. www.prejudiceinstitute.org. [7103]

  • "Should Health Care Professionals Consider Civil Disobedience as a Tool to Achieve Universal Healthcare?," by Norbert Goldfield (24 pp., May 2002), is available (possibly free) from the author, nigoldfield@msn.com. [7052]

  • "The Health of Latino Children: Urgent Priorities, Unanswered Questions & a Research Agenda," by Glenn Flores + 14 co-authors, appeared in the July 3, 2002 J. Amer. Medical Assn. (vol. 288, no. 1). Reprints of the 9-page article are available (likely free) from Dr. Flores, Div. Gen. Pediatrics, Boston Med. Ctr., 91 E. Concord St., Maternity 419, Boston, MA 02118, glenn.flores@bmc.org. [7051]

  • "The Inst. for Policy Research (Northwestern Univ.)" has available its Spring 2002 Working Papers catalogue, listing papers on poverty/race/inequality, labor markets/employment, child/adolescent/family studies, education, law/social justice, health, philanthropy/voluntarism/nonprofits, environment. IPR, 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 847/491-3395. www.northwestern.edu/ipr. [7108]

  • "The Insurance Gap & Minority Health Care, 1997-2001" (2002) is available at www.hschange.org/CONTENT/443/443.pdf. [7096]

  • "The Reality of Intentional Job Discrimination in Metropolitan Amerca - 1999," by Alfred Blumrosen & Ruth Blumrosen using EEOC data, is available at www.civilrights.org/library/detail.cfm?id=9835. [7082]

  • "Training for Racial Equity & Inclusion: A Guide to Selected Programs," by Isaac Shapiro & Alana Shapiro (125 pp., 2002), summarizing 10 programs, is available (no price given) from The Aspen Inst., PO Box 222, 109 Houghton Lab Ln., Queenstown, MD 21658, 410/820-5338, publications@aspeninstitute.org. [6974]

  • Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice, by Paul Kivel (rev. ed., 271 pp., 2002), is available ($17.95) from New Society Publishers, 37 Cherry St., Easthampton, MA 01027, 800/567-6772, johnsonlorenz@charter.net. www.newsociety.net. [7006]

  • "Welfare Reform: Tribes Are Using TANF Flexibility to Establish Their Own Programs," by Cynthia M. Fagnoni is 20-page, May 2002 Congressional testimony, available (free) from USGAO, 441 G St. NW, Rm. LM, Wash., DC 20548, 202/512-6000. [7043]

  • "¿Dónde está la justicia? A Call to Action on Behalf of Latino & Latina Youth in the US Justice System," by Francisco A. Villarruel & Nancy E. Walker (117 pp., July? 2002) is available (free) from the Youth Law Ctr., 1010 Vermont Ave. NW #310, Wash., DC 20005, 202/637-0377. www.buildingblocksforyouth.org/orderform1.html. [6985]

July/August 2002

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  • "Library of African Cinema" is the 47-page 2002 California Newsreel catalog, available from 877/811-7495, contact@newsreel.org. www.newsreel.org/lac.htm [6839]

  • "A Place at the Table: Latino Civil Rights 10 Years After the Mount Pleasant [Wash., DC] Disturbances: Conclusions & Recommendations of the Civil Rights Review Panel" [2002] is available (no price listed) from the Washington Lawyers Comm. for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs, 11 Dupont Circle, #400, Wash., DC 20036. [6735]

  • "America's Diversity at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Reflections from Census 2000," by Audrey Singer is available on the Brookings Inst. website: www.brook.edu/views/papers/singer/20020402/htm. [6803]

  • "American Indian Families & Tribes: Key Issues in Welfare Reform Reauthorization" (4 pp., April 2002) is availble, free, from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Fdn., 800/656-4533 (ask for pub. #6035). [6723]

  • APA Policy, Practice and Community: A Journal on Asian Pacific Americans is a new journal (first issue: early 2003) from the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi); Sr. Editor is Paul Ong (of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Bd.) Inf. from the Ctr., Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, apa@aasc.ucla.edu. www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc.apa [6865]

  • Brown, Not White: School Integration & the Chicano Movement in Houston, by Guadalupe San Miguel, Jr. (296 pp., 2001), is available ($39.95) from Texas A&M Univ. Press, 800/826-8911. [6798]

  • "Building a Multiracial Social Justice Movement" is Vol. 27, No. 1 (2001-2002) of The NYU Review of Law & Social Change. It contains 7 articles, the proceedings of a symposium. Among the authors: Lani Guinier/Gerald Torres, Penda Hair, J. Phillip Thompson, Si Kahn, Urvashi Vaid, Mari Matsuda. The 138-page issue is available ($9) from the Review, 110 W. 3rd St., NYC, NY 10012, 212/998-6370, law.rlsc@nyu.edu. [6949]

  • "Census 2000 - Northwest Indiana's Changing Population" (8 pp., Winter 2002) is available (possibly free) from Heartland Ctr., 7128 Arizona Ave., Hammond, IN 46323-2233, 219/844-7515, mail@hearlandctr.org. [6844]

  • Census Highlights about Asian Pacific Americans: For useful data, and links to sources, ask (PRRAC Board member) Don Nakanishi to forward you a copy of his April 19, 2002 email: dtn@ucla.edu. [6805]

  • "Child Support Reforms in PRWORA: Initial Impacts" (43 pp., 2002) is available (no price listed) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200; downloadable from newfederalism.urban.org/html/discussion02-02.html. [6873]

  • "Children's Health Under Medicaid: A Natl. Review of EPSDT" 2001 Addendum to the orig. 1998 pub., is available ($15 with past or present purchase of the 1998 report - which is $35) from the Natl. Health Law Prog., 2639 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA, CA 90034, 310/204-6010, nhelp@healthlaw.org. www.healthlaw.org [6894]

  • "Crossing the Divide: Asian American Families & the Child Welfare System" a 2002 study, is available from the Coal. for Asian Amer. Children & Families, 212/809-4675, x52, agundanna@cacf.org; also on their website: www.cacf.org. [6833]

  • Dismantling White Privilege: Pedagogy, Politics & Whiteness., eds. Nelson M. Rodriguez & Leila E. Villaverde is Vol. 73 (220 pp., 2000) of Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Eduction. $29.95 from Peter Lang Pub., 275 Seventh Ave., 28th flr., NYC, NY 10001, 800/770-5264. [6919]

  • Embracing Race: Why We Need Race-Conscious Education Policy, by Michele S. Moses (216 pp., 2002, Foreword by Gary Orfield), has been published by Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566; $29.45. www.teacherscollegepress.com [6856]

  • "It Takes More than Testing - Closing the Achievement Gap," by Nancy Kober (5 pp., 2001), is available in Exec. Summary form (possibly free) from the Ctr. on Educ. Policy, 1001 Conn. Ave. NW, #619, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-8065, ctredpol@ctredpol.org. www.ctredpol.org. [6752]

  • "Keeping the Promise: Hispanic Education & America's Future" (20 pp., June? 2002) is available (likely free) from Sen. Edward Kennedy's Health, Educ., Labor & Pensions Comm., 727 Hart Office Bldg., Wash.,DC 20515, 202/224-5501, www.kennedy.senate.gov. [6950]

  • Keeping the Struggle Alive: Studying Desegregation in Our Town -- A Guide to Doing Oral History, by Bernadette Anand, Michelle Fine, Tiffany Perkins, David S. Surrey & Renaissance School Class of 2000 (96 pp., 2002), is available ($17.45) from Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. www.teacherscollegepress.com [6852]

  • "Native Education Directory: Organizations & Resources for Educators of Native Americans, 2002" (106 pp., 2002) is available ($12) from ERIC Clearinghoouse on Rural Educ. & Small Schools, PO Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325-1348, 800/624-9120, hammerp@ael.org; downloadable from www.ael.org/eric/ [6917]

  • "Party, Redistricting & Minority Representation: The Southern States, 1992-2002," by David A. Bositis (6 pp. Summary), is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. for Political & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005-4928, 202/789-3500. www.jointcenter.org [6867]

  • "Preparing Teachers to Support American Indian & Alaska Native Student Success & Cultural Heritage," by Don Trent Jacobs & Jon Reyhner (Jan. 2002), is available, free, from ERIC/CRESS, 800/624-9120. [6797]

  • "Race and Recession: A Special Report Examining How Changes in the Economy Affect People of Color" (28 pp., Summer 2002) is available on the Applied Research Ctr. website: www.arc.org. [6948]

  • "Race, Equity, and Smart Growth: Why People of Color Must Speak for Themselves," by Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson & Angel O. Torres is available (no price listed) from the Environmental Justice Resource Ctr., Clark Atlanta Univ., 223 James P. Brawley Dr., Atlanta, GA 30314, 404/880-6911, ejrc@cau.edu. [6861]

  • "Racial Redistricting & Southern Realignment in the 1990s," by David Lublin (3-page Summary), is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-3500. www.jointcenter.org [6871]

  • "Racism & Metropolitan Dynamics: The Civil Rights Challenge of the 21st Century" (31 pp., April 2002) is available from the Inst. on Race & Poverty, 612/624-2904, estien002@umn.edu. www.umn.edu/irp/ [6891]

  • "Raising Minority Academic Achievement: A Compendium of Education Programs & Practices" (206 pp., 2002) is available ($10) from the Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-9731. www.aypf.org [6751]

  • Ralph Ellison: An American Journey (87 mins., 2001), produced/directed by Avon Kirkland, is available ($195) from Calif. Newsreel, 877/811-7495. Other films from them are on James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Margaret Walker, Toni Morrison/Gloria Naylor/Alice Walker, Charles Johnson/John Edgar Wideman/August Wilson, Alex Haley. [6840]

  • "Reapportionment/Redistricting Politics in Georgia's 2001 Special Session: Reflections of a Participant Observer" (4-page Summary), is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-3500. www.jointcenter.org [6870]

  • "Redistricting & Voting Rights Issues, 1992-2002: A Legal Analysis," by Laughlin McDonald (2-page Summary), is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-3500. www.jointcenter.org [6868]

  • "Redistricting 2000: A Lost Opportunity for Latinos," by Leo F. Estrada (6-page Summary), is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-3500. www.jointcenter.org [6869]

  • Refusing Racism: White Allies & the Struggle for Civil Rights, by Cynthia Stokes Brown (192 pp., 2002), has been published by Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566 - $23.45; among those featured: Virginia Foster Durr, J. Waties Waring, Anne Braden, Herbert Kohl. www.teacherscollegepress.com [6853]

  • "Say It Loud: I'm Black and I'm Proud," by Juan Battle, Cathy J. Cohen, Dorian Warren, Gerard Fergerson & Suzette Audam (84 pp., April 2002(?), is the Black Pride Survey 2000, available (no price listed) from the Natl. Gay & Lesbian Task Force, 1700 Kalorama Rd. NW, Wash., DC 20009-2964, 202/332-6483. www.ngltf.org [6736]

  • "Schooling for Self-Determination: Research on the Effects of Including Native Language & Culture in the Schools," by Jerry Lipka (Jan. 2002), is available, free, from ERIC/CRESS, 800/624-9120. [6796]

  • "Si, Se Puede! Yes, We Can -- Latinas in School," by Angela Ginorio & Michele Huston (84 pp., Jan. 2001), is available (check with them re price) from the Amer. Assn. of Univ. Women Educ. Fdn., 800/225-9998, x521. [6738]

  • "Taking America's Pulse II: NCCJ's 2000 Survey of Intergroup Relations in the US," by Tom W. Smith (98 pp., 2000), is available (free) from Diane Powers, Natl. Conf. for Community & Justice, 475 Park Ave. S., NYC, NY 10016, 212/545-1300, natloffice@nccj.org. www.mccj.org [6845]

  • "Teaching About Inequality, Race and Property," by Florence Roisman (PRRAC Board member), appeared in the Summer 2002 St. Louis Univ. Law Journal. Reprints of the 36-page article are likely available from Mary Deer, 317/274-1909, mdeer1@iupui.edu. [6926]

  • "Teaching for Change" has available its Spring/Summer 2002, 31-page catalog of Best K-College Resources on Equity & Social Justice. 800/763-9131, necadc@aol.com. [6838]

  • "The Decline of Male Employment in Low-Income Black Neighborhoods, 1950-1990: Space & Industrial Restructuring in an Urban Employment Crisis," by Lincoln Quillian is a 40-page, March 2002 Discussion Paper (#1248-02) from the Univ. of Wisc. Inst. for Research on Poverty, accessible at www.ssc.wisc.edu/irp/ [6749]

  • "The Impact of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 on Racially Discriminatory Donative Transfers," by Florence Roisman appeared in the 53 Ala. L. Rev. 463 (2002); reprints available from Mary Deer, 317/274-1909, mdeer1@iupui.edu. [6895]

  • The Inst. for Policy Research of Northwestern Univ. has available its 2001-2002 publications catalog, listing studies on Poverty/Race/Inequality, Child/Adolescent/Families, Law/Social Justice, Health, Urban. 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208, 847/491-3395. www.northwestern.edu/IPR [6882]

  • The Latino Institute (228 S. Wabash, 6th flr., Chicago, IL 60604, 312/663-3603) has available a publications list; contact Sylvia Puente, Dir. of Research. [5917]

  • The Making -- and Remaking -- of a Multiculturalist, by Carlos E. Cortes (216 pp., 2002), has been published by Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566; $27.45. www.teacherscollegepress.com [6854]

  • The Media Education Foundation has a 2001-2002 catalog, on such topics such as "Race, Diversity & Representation," "Media, Gender & Culture" & "Educational Strategies, Skills & Literacies." Contact the Fdn. at 26 Center St., Northampton, MA 01060, 800/897-0089, mediaed@mediaed.org. www.mediaed.org [6862]

  • The Price They Paid: Desegregation in an African American Community, by Vivian Gunn Morris & Curtis L. Morris (144 pp., 2002, Foreword by Asa Hilliard III), has been published by Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566; $24.45. The community is in Alabama. www.teacherscollegepress.com [6857]

  • "The Resource Ctr. of the Americas" has a Spring 2002 book catalog (multicultural teaching resources, activisim/civil rights/Latinos-Latinas/Native American Indians, etc.) 3019 Minnehaha Ave. S., Mpls., MN 55406-1931, 800/452-8382. [6830]

  • "Trends in Employment Outcomes of Young Black Men, 1979-2000," by Harry Holzer & Paul Offner is a 35-page, Feb. 2002 discussion paper (#1247-02) from the Univ. of Wisc. Inst. for Research on Poverty; available on their website: www.ssc.wisc.edu/irp/ [6743]

  • "Understanding 'Poor' Performance: Palmetto Achieve Challenge Test (PACT) Scores & Poverty," by H. Gregory Hawkins (22 pp., July 2001), is available (no price listed) from the Strom Thurmond Inst. of Govt. & Public Affairs, Clemson Univ., Perimeter Rd., Clemson, SC 29634-0125, 864/656-4700. [6753]

  • Voices a Internatl. Human Rights Law Group website (www.hrlawgroup.org) contains a forum from the Sept. 2001 UN World Conf. Against Racism in S. Africa: the testimonies to the experiences of racial discrimination voiced by men & women from Australia, Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Israel, Mexico, Niger, Romania, Rwanda, S. Africa, Turkey, the UK and the US. [6718]

  • "Welfare Reform & American Indian Tribes: Critical Decisions for the Future of Indian Families," by Jo Ann Kauffman (45 pp., n.d. [2002]), is available, free, from The Henry J. Kaiser Family Fdn., 800/656-4533 (ask for pub. #6024). [6722]

  • "Welfare Reform Reauthorization in 2002: What Are the Issues for Tribal Communities & Indian Families?" (14 pp., March 2002) is available (free) from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Fdn., 800/656-4533 (ask for pub. #6025). [6724]

  • Whites Confront Racism: Antiracists and Their Paths to Action, by Eileen O'Brien (163 pp., 2001) has been published by Rowman & Littlefield ($21.95). It profiles 30 activists (PRRAC Exec. Dir. Chester Hartman included). [6721]

May/June 2002

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  • "2002 Native Education Directory: Orgs. & Resources for Educators of Native Americans" (5th ed., 106 pp.) is available ($12) from the AEL Distrib. Ctr., PO Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325-1348. [5629]

  • Between Civil War & Civil Rights is a series of 1-hr. radio documentaries exploring the history of race relations between black and white Americans from Emancipation to the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement in the 50s. Discussion guides/curricula included. Narrators include James Earl Jones & Studs Terkel. Contact Creative Change Productions, 1772 Hayes St., SF, CA 94117-1218, 415/614-2125, jude@cchange.org [5610]

  • "Denouncing Racism: A Resource Guide of Faith-Based Principles" is a 49-page, 2002 publication, available (possibly free) from the Natl. Conf. for Community & Justice, 475 Park Ave. S., NYC, NY 10016, 212/545-1300. www.nccj.org [5530]

  • "Faith Leaders on Intergroup Relations: Perspectives & Challenges" is a 58-page, 2002 collection of 10 essays; $3.95 from the Natl. Conf. for Community & Justice, 475 Park Ave. S., NYC, NY 10016-6901, 212/545-1300. www.nccj.org [5531]

  • How to Resolve the Health Care Crisis: Affordable Protection for All American by the Editors of Consumer Reports (270 pp., 1992), is available ($4.95), along with a slew of good ancillary and more recent documents, from Consumers Union, 101 Truman Ave., Yonkers, NY 10703-1057,914/378-2000. [5876]

  • "Hunger in America 2001" produced by America’s Second Harvest was released in November 2001 and is now available from A2H, 800/771-2303, 35 E. Wacker Dr., #2000, Chicago, IL 60601. www.hungerinamerica.org [5487]

  • "Left Behind in the Labor Market: Recent Employment Trends Among Young Black Men" is a 2002 report from the Brookings Inst. Ctr. for Urban & Met. Policy. Available at www.brookings.edu/urban. [5566]

  • "Measuring Housing Discrimination in a National Study," eds. Angela Williams Foster, Faith Mitchell & Stephen Fienberg is a 77-page, 2002 report of a Natl. Research Council workshop. Available (no price listed) from the Natl. Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW, Wash. DC 20418, 800/624-6242. www.nap.edu [5543]

  • Northwestern Univ. Inst. for Policy Research has available its Winter 2002 catalog of Working Papers, under the following headings: "Poverty, Race & Inequality," "Labor Markets & Employment," "Child, Adolescent & Family Studies," "Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Nonprofit Orgs.," "Politics, Institutions & Public Policy." Available from IPR, 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 847/491-3395; a few are downloadable from www.jcpt.org. www.northwestern.edu/IPR [5654]

  • Policing the National Body: Race, Gender & Criminalization, eds. Jael Silliman & Anannya Bhattacharejee is a 2002 South End Press volume. Further details on the book, ordering inf. from www.southendpress.org. [5565]

  • "Racial Desegregation & Income Deconcentration in Public Housing," by Cara Hendrickson is a 54-page article from the Winter 2002 Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy (no price given). Contact the journal at 600 NJ Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/662-9468. [5549]

  • Reconstructing the Dreamland: The Tulsa Riot of 1921 -- Race, Reparations & Reconciliation, by Alfred L. Brophy (2002), has been published by Oxford Univ. Press; $25. [5611]

  • "Reported Bias Motivated Incidents in NW Indiana: A Preliminary Examination of Newspaper Accounts from Jan. 1, 1990 to Dec. 31, 2001" (34 pp., Feb. 2002) is available (possibly free) from the Valparaiso Univ. Comm. Outreach Partnership Ctr., 28 Huegli Hall, Valparaiso, IN 48383-6493, 219/464-6948, kaytie.frey@valpo.edu. [5655]

  • Searching for the Uncommon Common Ground: New Dimensions on Race in America, by Angela Glover Blackwell, Stewart Kwoh & Manuel Pastor (April 2002), has been published by W.W. Norton; $15.95 [5612]

  • The Color of Hunger: Race and Hunger in National and International Perspectives, by David L.L. Shields (2002) is available in some bookstores and various online booksellers. [5486]

  • The Effect of Known Risk Factors on the Excess Mortality of Black Adults in the US, by Mac Otten et al., appeared in vol. 263, n. 6 of the J. Amer. Med. Assn. (Feb. 9, 1990), pp. 845-50. Reprints from Div. of STD/HIV Prevention, Mailstop E02, Ctr. for Diseases Control, Atlanta, GA 30333. [6164]

  • "The Picture of Poverty in Alabama & Its Counties" (166 pp., n.d.), based largely on 1990 Census data, is available ($17.50) from the Alabama Poverty Proj., Box 2300, 800 Lakeshore Dr., Birmingham, AL 35229-2300, 205/726-4064, povertyp@samford.edu The Project is seeking to do an updated version of the study. [5556]

  • "Too Few Rooms" documents that Native Americans & Alaska Natives are far more likely to live in overcrowded homes than the general population, leading to health & social problems. Available (no price given) from the Natl. Amer. Indian Housing Council, 800/284-9165; also on their website: .www.naihc.indian.com/resource/htm. [5634]

  • Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice, by Paul Kivel (288 pp., rev. ed. May 2002, $17.95), is available from New Society Publishers, PO Box 189, Gabriola Is., BC VOR 1XO Canada, 800/567-6772. www.newsociety.com [5657]

  • Youth Website: A new online website focuses on effectively involving youth in organizations & communities: www.AtTheTable.org [5562]

March/April 2002

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  • "Let Justice Roll Down" is one of the annual essays Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote for The Nation magazine from 1961-66. It's on their website: past.thenation.com/historic/bhm2000/19650315king.shtml. A related section on the website, "Voices from History," features writings on race from The Nation by W.E.B. DuBois, Langston Hughes, Alice Walker, James Baldwin & many others. [4736]

  • African American Yearbook 2001 (240 pp.) is available ($25) from TIYM Pub. Co., 6718 Whittier Ave., #130, McLean, VA 22101, 703/734-1632 TIYM@aol.com www.TIYM.com [4742]

  • At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America, by Philip Dray (528 pp., 2002), a history of lynching in the US, has been published by Random House ($35). Dray is the author of We Are Not Afraid: The Story of Goodman, Schwerner and Chaney and the Civil Rights Campaign for Mississippi. [4717]

  • Centro: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies has issued a Call for Papers for a special issue on "Puerto Rican Politics in the US." April 30, 2002 deadline. Contact Xavier Totti, the journal editor, 212/772-5690. centro-journal@hunter.cuny.edu [4702]

  • Chicano Studies: Survey & Analysis, 2nd ed., eds. D.J. Bixler-Marquez, C. Ortega & R. Solorzano (585 pp., 2001) has been published by Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., 800/228-0810; $64.95. [4730]

  • "Race-Conscious Voting Rights & the New Demography in a Multiracing America," by John O. Calmore appeared in the June 2001 North Carolina Law Review. Reprints of the 29-page article are available (likely free) from Prof. Calmore, UNC Law School, CB#3380, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380, 919/962-8323. jcalmore@email.unc.edu [4741]

  • Riot and Remembrance: The Tulsa Race War & Its Legacy, by James A. Hirsch (358 pp., 2002) has been published by Houghton Mifflin ($25). [4716]

January/February 2002

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  • Amerasia Journal published by the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi), has released its 30th anniversary issue (Fall 2001). Articles cover dialogue on race & the color line; Asian-Amer. art & photography; a retrospective look a China's Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966-76); & new writings by Asian-Amer. writers. $17 from the Center, 3230 Campbell Hall, UCLA, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, thaocha@ucla.edu; www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc. [4101]

  • "Changing of the Guard: Generational Differences Among Black Elected Officials," by David A. Bositis (34 pp., 2001), is available (no price listed) from the Jt. Ctr. for Political & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005-4928, 202/789-3500. www.jointcenter.org [4141]

  • "Closing the Achievement Gap: Improving the Educational Outcomes for African American Children" is a 33-page, Nov. 2001 report from the Natl. Black Caucus of State Legislators. On their website: www.nbcsl.com, or from 444 N. Capitol St., #622, Wash., DC 20001, 202/624-5457; likely free. [3918]

  • "Desegregation & Black Dropout Rates," by Jonathan Guryan is a 61-page, June 2001 Working Paper, available from the Natl. Bureau of Econ. Research, 1050 Mass. Ave., Camb., MA 02138, www.nber.org/papers/w8345. The paper shows that deseg. plans of the 1970s reduced high school dropout rates for blacks. [3941]

  • "From the Borderline to the Colorline: A Report on Anti-Immigrant Racism in the US" is a 81-page, 2001 report from the Natl. Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights (headed by PRRAC Board member Cathi Tactaquin), prepared for the UN World Conf. Against Racism. Available (no price listed) from NNIRR, 310 8th St., #303, Oakland, CA 94607, nnirr@nnirr.org, www.nnirr.org. [3924]

  • "Improving Race Relations & Undoing Racism: Roles & Strategies for Community Foundations," by David M. Sheie, Thad Williamson & John Foster-Bey (86 pp., 2001), is available ($20) from Rainbow Research, 621 W. Lake St., #300, Mpls., MN 55408, 612/824-0724, www.rainbowresearch.org. [3925]

  • "In a Time of Broken Bones: A Call to Dialogue on Hate Violence & the Limitations of Hate Crimes Legislation," by Katherine Whitlock is a 45-page, 2001 Justice Visions Working Paper, available (no price given) from the Amer. Friends Service Comm., 1501 Cherry St., Phila., PA 19102, 215/241-7126, cruweb@afsc.org. [3914]

  • "Mobilizing to FIight HIV/AIDS in the African-American Community," eds. Jennifer C. Friday, Marsha Lillie-Blanton & Jennifer Kates is a 48-page, April 2001 Supplement to Minority Health Today. Available, likely free, with a Survey of Black Elected Officials Chartpack, from the Kaiser Family Fdn., 800/656-4533. [3926]

  • "Raising Minority Academic Achievement: A Compendium of Education Programs & Practices," by Donna Walker James, Sonia Jurich & Steve Estes (190 pp., n.d.), is available ($10) from Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2505, 202/775-9731, aypf@aypf.org, www.aypf.org. [3928]

  • "The Assault on Diversity: Behind the Challenges to Racial & Gender Remedies," by Lee Cokorinos & Connie Montoya (22 pp., 2001), profiles 5 orgs. that are using affirmative action as a wedge issue to promote a broader, anti-diversity agenda. $10 from the Inst. for Democratic Studies, 177 E. 87 St., #501, NYC, NY 10128, 212/423-9237, www.idsonline.org. [4080]

  • The Burning: Massacre, Destruction & The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, by Tim Madigan (297 pp., 2001) has been published by St. Martin's Press; $24.95. A novel treating the same event is Fire in Beulah, by Rilla Askew (Viking, 2001, $25.95). [4103]

  • The Natl. Voting Rights Inst. their website, www.nvri.org, is a good source of information on this important issue. The first bulleted point on their announcement reads: "Find our how campaign finance reform is linked to civil rights." [4147]

  • "Urban Indian Health," by Ralph Forquera (19 pp., Nov. 2001), is available (free) from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Fdn., 800/656-4533, www.kff.org. [4019]

  • "Voices, Voices, Voices" is a 109-page, Dec. 2001 Special Forum, from the UN World Conf. Against Racism, available (possibly free) from the Internatl. Human Rights Law Gp., 1200 18th St. NW, #602, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-4600, HumanRights@HRLawGroup.org., www.hrlawgroup.org. [3911]

  • Where Are All the Young Men & Women of Color?, by Melvin Delgado (292 pp., 2001?, $22.50), has been published by Columbia Univ. Press, 61 W. 62 St., NYC, NY 10023, 212/459-0600, www.columbia.edu/cu/cup. [4093]

  • Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black & White, by Frank H. Wu has just been published by Basic Books. $26 (20% discount if you mention Code U921, 800/386-5656). Prof. Wu (Howard Law School) will be on a book tour in Jan. & Feb. 2002: DC, Dayton, Seattle, SF, Palo Alto, Berkeley, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Boston, NYC (definite), with Columbus, Phila., Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Parkerburg, St. Louis, Chapel Hill & Chi. tentatively planned. Contact him at fwu@law.howard.edu for details. [4020]

November/December 2001

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  • "A Demographic Perspective on Our Nation's Future," by Peter Morrison (49 pp., July 2001) is available at http://www.rand.org/labor/popmatters. For more inf. about RAND's Population Matters project and their publications, contact Dr. Julie DaVanzo, RAND, 1700 Main St., PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138, 310/393-0411, x7516, Julie_DaVanza@rand.org [2434]

  • "A Guide to Arab Americans" published by the Detroit Free Press, is available through the Network of Alliances Bridging Race & Ethnicity (NABRE); to request it, contact mwenger@jointcenter.org [2380]

  • "Act, Memory, Voice" is the special (Vol. 27, No. 1) issue of Amerasia Journal (published by the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr., headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi) on the South Asian experience in America, addressing cultural, historical & social justice issues. $17 from the Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, thaocha@ucla.edu [2330]

  • Ama: A Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade, by Manu Herbstein is a 450-page novel by a South African who has spent most of his time in Ghana. Ordering inf. from http://www.ama.africatoday.com, click on ORDER_AMA. [2370]

  • "America Becoming: The Growing Complexity of America's Racial Mosaic" is a 2001 Policy Brief from RAND's Population Matters program; available from Julie_DaVanzo@rand.org. It summarizes the findings of the two volume Natl. Research Council report, America Becoming: Racial Trends & Their Consequences. [2433]

  • Asian Americans: The Movement & the Moment, eds. Steve Louie & Glenn K. Omatsu (350 pp., 2001), documents the rich, little-known history of Asian American activism during the years 1965-2001. $20 from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi), 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2974, thaocha@ucla.edu [2394]

  • "Assisted Housing & Residential Segregation: The Role of Race & Ethnicity in the Siting of Assisted Housing Developments," by William Rohe and [first name?] Freeman appeared in vol. 67 (2001) of the J. of the Amer. Planning Assn. Contact Prof. Rohe for reprints: 302 New East, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, 919/962-3077, brohe@unc.edu. [2409]

  • Civilrights.org is the new social justice website of the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights, containing all kinds of useful material. Check it out. [2372]

  • "Different Paths to Homeownership: A Closer Look at Racial Disparities in Los Angeles," by Gary Painter & Stuart Gabriel is a 23-page, Sept. 2001 Working Paper, available (likely free) from the Research Inst. for Housing America, 2107 Wilson Blvd., #450, Arlington, VA 22201-3042, 703/351-1090. www.housingamerica.org [2327]

  • "Educational Achievement & Black-White Inequality," by Jonathan Jacobson, Cara Olsen, Jennifer King Rice, Stephen Sweetland & John Ralph (June 2001) is available from Mathematica Policy Research: http://www.mathematica-mpr.com/PDFs/redirect.asp?strSite=b1-whinequal.pdf [2335]

  • "Enforcing the Community Reinvestment Act: An Advocate's Guide to Making the CRA Work for Communities," by Richard D. Marsico appeared in Vol. XVII (2000) of the NY Law School J. of Human Rights. Reprints of the 70-page article are available, free, from Prof. Marsico, NY Law School, 47 Worth St., NYC, NY 10013, 212/431-2180, rmarsico@nyls.edu. [2355]

  • "Exposing Urban Legends: The Real Purchasing Power of Central City Neighborhoods," by John Pawasarat & Lois M. Quinn is a June 2001, 22-page report, available (likely free) from the Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6000; online at www.brookings.edu/urban [2238]

  • "From the Borderline to the Colorline: A Report on Anti-Immigrant Racism in the US" is a 2001 report from the Natl. Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights (headed by PRRAC Board member Cathi Tactaquin). $18/comm. gps., $38 libraries/insts. from NNIRR, 310 8th St., #303, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/465-1984, nnirr@nnirr.org. [2423]

  • "Housing Segregation in the US: Does Race Matter?," by Gregory D. Squires, Samantha Friedman & Catherine E. Saidat is a paper presented, July 2001, at the Lincoln Inst. of Land Policy's Internatl. Seminar on Segregation in the City. Contact Squires (squires@gwu.edu, 202/994-6894) for a copy. [2305]

  • "Immigrants, Their Families & Their Communities in the Aftermath of Welfare Reform," ed. Audrey Singer is the subject of Vol. 3, No. 1 (2001) of Research Perspectives on Migration, published by Migration Policy Inst. & The Urban Inst. The 32-page issue is available (possibly free) from the publication office, 1779 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/939-2278, yasmin@ceip.org. [2334]

  • "In a Time of Broken Bones: A Call to Dialogue on Hate Violence & the Limitations of Hate Crimes Legislation" a Justice Visions Working Paper, is available (no price given) from the Amer. Friends Service Comm., 215/241-7126. cruweb@afsc.org http///www.afsc.prog/JusticeVisions.htm [2390]

  • "Mental Health: Culture, Race & Ethnicity - A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report to the Surgeon General" (Oct. 2001) is available online: http://www.surgeongeneral.govt/library/mentalhealth/cre/execsummary-1.html [2415]

  • "Opening the Suburbs to Racial Integration: Lessons for the 21st Century," by Florence Roisman (PRRAC Board member) appeared in vol. 23 of the Western New England Law Review. Free reprints available from mdeer1@iupui.edu [2302]

  • "Patterns of Lending to Low-Income & Minority Persons & Neighborhoods: The 1999 NY Met. Area Mortgage Lending Scorecard," by Richard D. Marsico apeared in Vol. XVII (2000) of the NY Law School J. of Human Rights. Reprints of the 71-page article are available (free) from Prof. Marsico, NY Law School, 47 Worth St., NYC, NY 10013, 212/431-2180, rmarsico@nyls.edu [2354]

  • "Place, Race & Work: The Dynamics of Welfare Reform in Metropolitan Detroit," by Scott W. Allard is a 10-page, Sept. 2001 Brookings Inst. report, available (likely free) from their Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6000. www.brookings.edu [2300]

  • "Racial, Ethnic & Primary Language Data Collection in the Health Care System: An Assessment of Federal Policies & Practices" is a 2001 Commonwealth Fund report, available at www.cmwf.org/programs/minority/perot_racialethnic.492.pdf [2408]

  • "Raising Minority Academic Achievement: A Compendium of Education Programs & Practices" is a 2001 report, available ($10) from the Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-9731. www.aypf.org [2320]

  • "Recent Changes in Wisconsin Welfare & Work, Child Care & Child Welfare Systems," by Jennifer Ehrle, Kristin Seefeldt, Kathleen Snyder & Pat McMahon (Sept. 2001) is available on The Urban Inst. website. newfederalism.urban.org/html/WI_update.html [2412]

  • Scarves of Many Colors: Muslim Women & the Veil is an audio-tape (24-mins.) & curriculum (54 pp.) to engage students in thinking critically about stereotypes of "covered" Islamic women, from NECA (the Network of Educators on the Americas). $15+ s/h from 800/763-9131. www.teachingforchange.org/catalog.html [2379]

  • "Schools More Separate: Consequences of a Decade of Resegregation," by Gary Orfield is a July 2001 report, available from The Harvard Civil Rights Proj., 124 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-6367, crp@harvard.edu www.law.harvard.edu/civilrights [2413]

  • "The Persistence of White Privilege & Institutional Racism in US Policy: A Report on US Government Compliance with the Internatl. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination," ed. Makani Themba (May 2001), is available (no price listed) from the Applied Research Ctr., 3781 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611, 510/653-3415. www.arc.org [2393]

  • The President's Advisory Commn. of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders In 1999, Pres. Clinton, via Exec. Order 13125, created this body to increase opportunities & improve the quality of life of Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders through increased participation in federal programs in which they are now underserved. In Aug. 2001, Pres. Bush appointed 14 new commissioners to replace the Clinton appointees. However, don't expect much: the Commn. has no operating budget, and Bush's FY2002 budget includes no funds either. [2333]

  • Welfare Racism: Playing the Race Card Against America's Poor, by Kenneth J. Neubeck & Noel Cazanave (288 pp.), has been published by Routledge; the authors' "Fighting Welfare Racism" was the lead article in the March/April 2001 P&R. [2316]

  • Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black & White, by Frank H. Wu will be published (Dec. 2001/Jan. 2002) by Basic Books. [2306]

September/October 2001

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  • "Harassment - What To Do If It Happens To You" is a August 2001 pamphlet with information and scenarios for response for people who have been subject to prejudice-motivated acts at the workplace and for those who counsel them. $7 from The Prejudice Inst., 2743 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21218, 410/366-9654, prejinst@aol.com. www.prejudiceinstitute.org [672]

  • Unlevel Playing Fields: Understanding Wage Inequality & Discrimination, by Randy Albelda, Robert W. Drago & Steven Shulman (August 2001) has been published by Econ. Affairs Bureau. $21.95. Contact Dollars & Sense, 740 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02141, 617/876-2434, dollars@dollarsandsense.org [629]

  • "America Becoming: The Growing Complexity of America's Racial Mosaic" (5 pp, 2001) RAND Policy Brief. Available in electronic form online. www.rand.org/labor/popmatters/ [617]

  • "Making Human Rights Real" (47pp., 2001) report from the Internatl. Human Rights Law Group, 1200 18th St., NW, # 602, Wash., DC, 20036, 202/822-4600, humanrights@hrlawgroup.org. www.hrlawgroup.org [605]

  • Crucifying a Color: Understanding the Nature of Our Blackness, by Kenneth L. Johnson (159 pp., 1996) is a scientific, biochemical discussion on skin color. From Fertile Soil Publishing, PO Box 48006, Oak Park MI 48237. Contact the author at jrevkenny@cs.com [615]

  • "Race & Housing in the Postwar City: An Explosive History," by Raymond A. Mohl is a 22-page article appearing in the Spring 2001 issue of The Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society. Other useful articles in the issue are: "Race & Housing in Chicago," by Roger Biles (8 pp.); "'Hemmed In': The Struggle Against Racial Restrictive Covenants & Deed Restrictions in Post-World War II Chicago," by Wendy Plotkin (31 pp.); "'Apologies to Dracula, Werewolf, Frankenstein': White Homeowners & Blockbusters in Postwar Chicago," by Amanda Irene Seligman (26 pp.); "What Went Wrong with Public Housing in Chicago? A History of the Robert Taylor Homes," by D. Bradford Hunt (30 pp.). The issue is available ($5 +s/h) from the Society, 210 1/2 S. 6th St., #200, Springfield, IL 62701-1503. [631]

July/August 2001

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  • Philanthropy & the Environmental Justice Movement: A Call to Build More Effective Partnerships (April, 2001) is a 3-page issue of Snapshots, available (likely free) from the Aspen Inst. Nonprofit Sector Research Fund, One Dupont Circ. NW, #700, Wash., DC 20036. [137]

  • "Welfare Reform: Challenges in Saving for a 'Rainy Day'," by Paul L. Posner (April, 2001) is a 17-page report available, free, from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Wash., DC 20013, 202/512-6000. [13]

  • "State Earned Income Tax Credit" (March, 2001) A Calif. Budget Project brief examines use of the state EITC, in conjunction with the federal EITC, to further supplement the earnings of low-income working families. www.cbp.org [82]

  • Race, Rights & Reparation: Law & the Japanese America Internment, by Eric K. Yamamoto, Margaret Chon, Carol I. Izuma, Jerry Kang & Frank H. Wu (2001) (500 pp.) has just been published by Aspen Publishers ($50), 800/317-3113. It contains law review articles, oral histories, litigation documents, personal reflections by litigants, a teacher's manual, website links. [14]

  • The National Asian Pacific American Political Almanac (2001) (300 pp.) is available ($20) from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. Press, 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, ku@ucla.edu [3]

  • The World is a Ghetto: Race & Democracy Since World War II, by Howard Winant (2001) is a new and important book (as we know from his earlier work), and as is attested to in book jacket blurbs from Joe Feagin, George Fredrickson, Robin D.G. Kelley & Douglas Massey. 428 pp., $32, from Basic Books, 212/207-7690. [16]

  • "Families Struggles to Make It in the Workforce: A Post Welfare Report" (2000) is a Children’s Defense Fund study, available online. www.childrensdefense.org/fair-start-pubs.htm [74]

  • Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America, by Juan Gonzalez (2000) (346 pp.), has been published by Viking Penguin; $15. [11]

  • Adios to Tears: Memoirs of a Japanese-Peruvian Internee in US Concentration Camps, by Seiichi Higashide Available at Univ. of Wash. Press ($22). [61]

  • Agenda is the quarterly publication of the Natl. Council of La Raza. The Spring 2001 issue features their California State Policy Project. Contact them at 1111 19th St. NW, #1000, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-1670. [1]

  • Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies is a semi-annual, published by the UCLA Chicano Studies Ctr., 2307 Murphy Hall, LA, CA 90095-1544, 310/825-2642, aztlan@csrc.ucla.edu. $25/yr. indivs., $50 insts. Also available from the Ctr., is their 2000 publications catalog. [7]

  • Census Race/Ethnicity Data The Census Bureau's website makes it possible to get a printed table of these data, by census tract, for each county; and to print a map that provides the tract numbers for your county data to give you the geographic picture. Legal Services atty. Michael Hanley can email you a set of tips on using this resource: mhanley@wnylc.com. factfinder.census.gov [6]

  • New Current Population Survey Race Data is available online. www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/race/black/html. [5]

  • "Racial Equality: Public Policies for the 21st Century" is a 32-page report of the 98th American Assembly (held April 19-22, 2001). Among the participants: Angela Blackwell, Dayna Cunningham, Sheldon Danziger, Leo Estrada, Jim Gibson, Lani Guinier, Elaine Jones, Stewart Kwoh, Karen Narasaki, Melvin Oliver, Manuel Pastor, Jr., Deval Patrick, (PRRAC Board member) john powell, Lori Villarosa, Frank Wu Available (likely free) from the Amer. Assembly, 475 Riverside Dr., #456, NYC, NY 10115, 212/870-3500. [17]

  • Redress for Japanese Latin American Internees From 1941-48 the US govt. orchestrated & financed the abduction & deportation of 2,264 men, women & children of Japanese ancestry from 13 Latin American countries, to be used as hostages in exchange for Americans held by Japan; over 800 then were used in 2 prisoner-of-war exchanges. After WWII, most were (get this) declared "illegal aliens" and forced to leave the US, and many were deported to war-devastated Japan. The 1988 Civil Liberties Act, which provided $20,000 reparations payments to American citizens interned during the war, excluded the Latin Americans. A 1996 class action lawsuit produced a settlement that gave some token reparations. The struggle continues with legislation introduced by Rep. Xavier Becerra & other steps. Contact the Campaign for Justice via Mariko Nakanishi, PO Box 251425, LA, CA 90025, campaignforjustice@hotmail.com, 323/549-9425. Adios to Tears: Memoirs of a Japanese-Peruvian Internee in US Concentration Camps, by Seiichi Higashide (Univ. of Wash. Press) is also available ($22). [15]

  • The Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy seeks multidisciplinary submissions from practitioners and academics, as well as personal accounts from the streets. To submit materials or subscribe to the Journal, contact ljc@law.georgetown.edu [69]

  • The Organization of Chinese Americans contains inf. on events, notices, policy happenings, policy issues of interest to other Asian Pacific American communities. www.ocanatl.org [8]

  • UN World Conf. Against Racism Poster Viewable on the website. To order, contact vasci@un.org. www.un.org/WCAR/e-kit/poster.htm [12]

  • “Education Organizing” is available from the Ctr. for Comm. Change, 202/342-0567. [109]

  • “Teaching for Change” is the Spring/Summer 2001 catalogue of multicultural education resources, available, free, from the Network of Educators on the Americas, PO Box 73038, Wash., DC 20056-3038, 800/763-9131, necadc@aol.com [112]

May/June 2001

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  • "More Than Half of Black & Hispanic Families Would Not Benefit from Bush Tax Plan" (February 2001) study from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 820 First St. NE, #510, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-1080 center@center.cbpp.org [202]

  • Classroom Diversity: Connecting Curriculum to Students’ Lives, eds. Ellen McIntyre, Ann Rosbery & Norma Gonzalez (2001) (144 pp.)has been published by Heinemann. 800/793-2154; $23. [270]

  • "In Between the Lines: How the New York Times Frames Youth" (2001) is a 22-page report by NYC Youth Media Watch on media inaccuracies in covering youth and crime. Available (possibly free) from We Interrupt This Message, 226 W. 135 St., Harlem, NY 10030, 212/694-1144; available at www.interrupt.org [287]

  • "Steps Toward an Inclusive Community," by Maggie Potapchuk (2001) (91 pp.), is available ($15) from the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005-4928, 202/789-3500. [158]

  • "Race & Public Policy," ed. Makani Themba (2000) (54 pp) is available (no price listed) from The Applied Research Ctr., 3781 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611, 510/653-3415 [168]

  • Whose Vision? Asian Settler Colonialism in Hawaii (2000) is the 250-page, vol. 26, n. 2 (2000) issue of Amerasia Journal, available ($17) from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968. ku@ucla.edu [171]

  • "Who Do You Say That I Am?" is a poster “developed by and for people of color in the Christian community” by the Mennonite Central Comm. Up to 4 cc. available, free, from the Comm., 21 S. 12 St., PO Box 500, Akron, PA 17501-0500, 717/859-1151. They also have other materials from their Racial Awareness Prog. mailbox@mcc.org [163]

  • 2000 Census Data To view state-by-state Census figures, visit their website. www.albany.edu/mumford/census [165]

  • "Directory of Faith Based Promising Practices for Racial Unity & Justice - 2000" (40 pp.) is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Conf. for Community & Justice, 475 Park Ave. S., NYC, NY 10016, 212/545-1300, natloffice@nccj.org. They also have available a Joint Statement on Racism. [157]

  • HomeBeats: Struggles for Racial Justice is a CD-ROM produced by the Inst. of Race Relations (2-6 Leeke St., London WC1X 9HS, UK, 44/020-7837 0041). It’s $57. [172]

  • Native Americas A Hemispheric Journal of Indigenous Issues is published by the Cornell Univ. American Indian Program. For sub. inf., back issues, contact the program, 450 Caldwell Hall, Cornell, Ithaca, NY 14853, 800/9NATIVE. [161]

  • "The Challenge of Diversity" is a 2001 brochure, available (free) from the Jessie Smith Noyes Fdn., 6 E. 39 St., 12th flr., NYC, NY 10016, 212/684-6577. noyes@noyes.org [169]

  • The Malcolm X Project is a new research/publishing effort from the Columbia Univ. Inst. for Research on African-Amer. Studies. For inf., contact Manning Marable at the Inst., 758 Schermerhorn Ext., 1200 Amsterdam Ave., NYC, NY 10027, 212/854-7080. [159]

  • “Globalism, Neo-Liberalism & the Black Belt South” is the theme of an upcoming issue of Endarch: Journal of Black Political Research. Deadline for submissions is Aug. 1. Send manuscripts to Endarch, Clark Atlanta Univ., Dept. Pol. Sci., James P. Brawley & Fair St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314 EndarchJ@aol.com [166]

March/April 2001

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  • "De’trás Pa’lante: The Future of Puerto Rican History in NYC," by Angelo Falcon (January 2001) an 8-page booklet, is available (likely free) from the PRLDEF Inst. for Puerto Rican Policy, 99 Hudson St., 14th flr., NYC, NY 10013-2815, 212/739-7516, ipr@iprnet.org. [486]

  • "Implications for Minority Voters in 2001: Analysis from the 1990 Census" (January 2001) is a 30-page report based on research by Prof. Allan J. Lichtman of American Univ., from the Presidential Members of the US Census Monitoring Board. Contact the Board at 4700 Silver Hill Rd., #1250-3, Suitland, MD 20746, 301/457-9900, comment@cmbp.census.gov. [484]

  • Thinking Orientals: Migration, Contact & Exoticism in Modern America, by Henry Yu (2001) (218 pp.) the first intellectual history of Asian Americans, has been issued by Oxford U. Press. [475]

  • Understanding & Abiding by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act (2001) is a video produced by the Civil Rights Div. of the US Dept. of Justice. Title VI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color & natl. origin by recipients of fed. financial assistance. Available (likely free) from the Div., PO Box 66560, Wash., DC 20035-6560. [479]

  • "Funding Federal Civil Rights Enforcement: 2000 & Beyond" (October 2000) is a 59-page draft report, available (likely free) from the US Commn. on Civil Rights, Wash., DC 20425. [487]

  • Changing Race, by Clare E. Rodriguez (2000) (272 pp.) has been published by NYU Press: 800/996-6987. [477]

  • Radical Equations: Math Literacy & Civil Rights, by Robert P. Moses & Charles E. Cobb, Jr. (233 pp., 2000, $21) on the work of Moses’ Algebra Project, has been published by Beacon Press. [706]

  • 5,000 Sentences Against Racism ACIJLP (a regional NGO — IJLP stands for Independence of the Judiciary & the Legal Profession — AC is not explained) is putting together, for the World Conf. Against Racism, a book, to be distributed at WCAR, containing, from each contributor, a single sentence against racism. Send (along with name, occupation, country, age, gender) to acijlp@thewayout.net. [478]

  • "Abolish the Farce of Black History Month," by Akilah Monifa distributed by Alternet, is available from us with a SASE. [474]

  • Atlanta: Race, Class & Urban Expansion, by Larry Keating has been published by Temple U. Press, 800/447-1656. Howard Zinn says of the book: “Larry Keating’s study of Atlanta... is also suggestive for the nation in showing how race & class intertwine to maintain economic injustice even after legal segregation has been abolished. [469]

  • "Education & Race; The Critical Role of School Boards," by Wendy Puriefoy is available at www.nsba.org/sbn/01-feb/020601-7.htm. [723]

  • "Interfaith Group Calls for All-Out Crusade Against Racism" headlined a recent Wash. Post story. A copy of the 3-page statement by 31 faith-based orgs. and denominations, led by the Natl. Conf. for Comm. & Justice (see Natl. Conf. of Christians & Jews), is available from us with a SASE. [471]

  • MLK on the $5 Bill A petition campaign has been started to redesign the $5 bill so that Abraham Lincoln & Martin Luther King, Jr. share the portrait space. Inf. from newhomechicago@hotmail.com or on www.PetitionOnline.com/mlk/petition/html [483]

  • Multicultural Summer Program in Honolulu The UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi), in conjunction with the Univ. of Hawaii Amer. Studies Dept., offers its 6-week immersion in Asian Amer. & Pacific Islander communities, for grad., undergrad. & HS students. Inf. from 310/794-8340, travel@summer.ucla.edu. [476]

  • Race Traitor, eds. Noel Ignatiev & John Garvey an American Book Award-winning anthology, is available ($20) from The New Abolitionist, PO Box 499, Dorchester, MA 02122. The quarterly journal from which this anthology was created is $20/yr. [473]

  • Research on the Black Community Hayward Derrick Horton (Dept. Soc., SUNY-Albany, Albany, NY 12222, 518/442-4907, hdh@csc.albany.edu) has issued a call for papers for a volume he is editing. [470]

  • "Study of Financial Gains from Slavery" 2 bills authored by Calif. State Sen. Tom Hayden (SB2199, SB1737) were signed into law by Gov. Gray Davis in Oct. 2000. Inf. from the African-Amer. Genealogical Soc. of N. Calif., 916/445-1353. [482]

  • The Black Radical Congress Principles of Unity is available from us with a SASE. [497]

  • The Unfinished Work of Building One America is the Jan. 15, 2001 heading-out-the-door Message to Congress by Pres. Clinton, apparently capping his sad Race Initiative. We’ll send you the 25-page Message with a SASE ($1.18 postage). [480]

  • "The US Govt. Report to the UN Comm. that Monitors the Internatl. Convention on the Elim. of All Forms of Racial Discrimination" is available at www.state.gov/www/global/human_rights/cerd_report/cerd_toc.html. [485]

January/February 2001

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  • "Making the Case for Racial Reparations" (November 2000) is a symposium from Harpers. Participants are 4 class-action lawyers who have won judgements in litigation involving tobacco, USDA discrimination against black farmers, the “fen-phen” diet drug, funeral home/cemetery operators & the Walt Disney Co. If you can’t find the issue at your library, we’ll send the 15-page section with a SASE (78¢ postage). [191]

  • "Cyber-Race," by Jerry Kang (March 2000) is a 78-page article in the March 2000 Harvard Law Review. It asks the question: Can cyberspace change the way that race functions in American society? Reprints likely available from Prof. Kang: kang@law.ucla.edu [190]

  • Unraveling the White Cocoon, by Jeff Hitchcock (2000) (256 pp.), is available ($21.95 + s/h) from Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., 888/338-8290. It is “a guide to self-discovery & understanding for white Americans who live & work in multiracial settings.” [196]

  • “Quality Now! Results of Natl. Conversations on Education & Race” (2000) is available (no price listed) from the Public Educ. Network, 601 13th St. NW, #900N, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-7460. It contains “Stories from the Field” from Baltimore, Berea, Buffalo, Denver, Grand Rapids, Hattiesburg, Oakland & Paterson, plus a section on “Tools & Lessons Learned.” [358]

  • "Hispanic Yearbook" (14th ed., 348 pp., 2000) has been published by TIYM, 6718 Whittier Ave., #130, McLean, VA 22101, 703/734-1632: $25. [194]

  • "Assessing Affirmative Action," by Harry Holzer & David Neumark a Natl. Bureau of Econ. Research working paper, is available on their website. (It’s also been published in the J. Econ. Literature.) The article reviews over 200 scientific studies of affirmative action, concluding that this approach produces tangible benefits for women, minorities, entrepreneurs, students & workers, as well as for the overall economy. www.nber.org [187]

  • Environmental Justice A packet of resource materials is available from Steven Fischbach, RI Legal Services, 56 Pine St. - 4th flr., Providence, RI 02903, 401/274-2652, x164, sfischbach@rils.org. LALSHAC (the Loose Assn. of Legal Services Housing Attys. & Clients) also has just established an EJ listserv: contact is asiemens@nhlp.org. [431]

  • Multidiversity is the newsletter of the Gustavus Myers Books Awards (Boston Univ. School of Social Work, 264 Bay State Rd., Boston, MA 02215) [193]

  • "Racial Healing," by Reginald Newkirk & Nathan Rutstein reports on the grassroots movement of the Institutes for the Healing of Racism throughout N. Amer. $15 from The Natl. Resource Ctr. for the Healing of Racism, 13725 Starr Commonwealth Rd., Albion, MI 49224, 517/629-5591, info@ntlhealingracism.org. [188]

  • Resource Center of the Americas has a Fall 2000 book catalogue, including multicultural teaching resources, lots of material on Latino issues, etc.: 3019 Minnehaha Ave. S., Mpls., MN 55406-1931, 800/452-8382, bookstore@americas.org. [189]

  • “Projects & Publications, 2000-2001” is the annual guide to the current and recent projects of the Chapin Hall Ctr. for Children at the Univ. of Chicago. The 82-pager is likely free from the Ctr., 1313 E. 60 St., Chicago, IL 60637, 773/753-5900. [439]

November/December 2000

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  • Civil Rights Since 1787: A Reader on the Black Struggle, eds. Jonathan Birnbaum & Clarence Taylor (2000) (936 pp.) is available ($29.95) from NYU Press, 800/996-NYUP. [320]

  • Sprawl City: Race, Politics & Planning in Atlanta, by Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson & Angel O. Torres (2000) has been published by Island Press www.islandpress.org/books/bookdata/sprawlcity.html. [321]

  • "Armed Forces Equal Opportunity Survey," by Jacquelyn Scarville, Scott B. Button, Jack E. Edwards, Anita R. Lancaster & Timothy W. Elig (December 1999) a 15-page Exec. Summary of a DOD Defense Manpower Data Ctr. study, is available from the Ctr., 1600 Wilson Blvd., #400, Arlington, VA 22209-2593, downloadable from www.defenselink.mil. [314]

  • "Equity Impact Statements" (analogous to environmental impact reports): The GRIPP website contains tools to help local governments develop such reports. www.arc.org/gripp [315]

  • "Household Food Security in the US, 1999," by Margaret Andrews, Mark Nord, Gary Bickel & Stephen Carlson (18 pp., Fall 2000), a USDA Food Asst. & Nutrition Research Prog. report, is available (likely free) from 800/999-6779. [414]

  • Puerto Ricans in the USA 1898-1999 a CD Rom, is available ($79 insts., $59 indivs., $39 students) from the Ctr. for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, 695 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10021, 212/772-5686, jubilla@hejira.hunter.cuny.edu. [319]

  • Race, Racism & the Law is a website maintained by Prof. Vernellia R. Randall of the Univ. of Dayton School of Law (300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2772, 937/229-3325). www.udayton.edu/-race/ [317]

  • "Racial Discrimination in the US" The US government recently filed its report to the UN committee that monitors the Internatl. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. A shadow report on US compliance with the Convention, compiled by the World Organization Against Torture USA, is at www.udayton.edu/-race/06internat/hrights02a.htm. www.state.gov/www/global/human_rights/cerd_report_toc.html [318]

  • The Civil Rights Monitor is the quarterly publication of the Leadership Conf. Educ. Fund. PRRAC Board member William L. Taylor is Senior Editor. Inf. from LCEF, 1629 K St. NW, #1010, Wash., DC 20006. [323]

  • "The State of Black America: Blacks in the New Millennium" the Natl. Urban League’s annual report, is available on their www.nul.org/soba/. [322]

September/October 2000

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  • Cultural Diversity Fieldbook: Fresh Visions & Breakthrough Strategies for Revitalizing the Workplace (273 pp., 2000) an anthology by George Simons, Bob Abramms & L. Ann Hopkins, with Diane H. Johnson, is available (no price listed) from ODT, Box 134, Amherst, MA 01004, 800/736-1293. It’s got a very complimentary blurb from Howard Zinn. The table of contents is available at www.diversophy.com/products/publction/publicat.htm#fieldlbook. [741]

  • Growing Up Nisei, by David K. Yoo (2000) Race, Generation & Culture Among Japanese Americans of California, 1924-1949, has been published by the Univ. of Illinois Press. [757]

  • "Locked in the Poorhouse: Cities, Race & Poverty in the US," eds. Fred Harris & Lynn A. Curtis (188 pp., 1998) has been published by Rowman & Littlefield. It’s an update of the 1968 Kerner Commn. report, and among its 8 chapters are ones by PRRAC Board member William L. Taylor (“Racism & the Poor: Integration & Affirmative Action as Mobility Strategies”) and PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member Gary Sandefur (“Poverty as a Public Health Issue”). [788]

  • "Apology for Slavery" Rep. Tony Hall (D-OH) has re-introduced his resolution. On website under Press Room for June 19; and under Legislative Inf, 106th Congress in HCon Res 356. www.house.gov/tonyhall [746]

  • "Grants: Corporate Grantmaking for Racial/Ethnic Communities" a study from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, is available from the publisher, Moyer-Bell, 888/789-1945. [740]

  • "Impact of Recent Changes in Welfare Programs on Racial & Ethnic Communities: Selected List of Resource Materials" is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Partnership for Women & Families, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, #710, Wash., DC 20009, 202/986-2600, also on their website. Click on “Work & Family,” scroll down to “Workplace Fairness for Low-Income Women,” then “Resource Materials.” www.nationalpartnership.org [774]

  • Legacy of the Housing Act of 1949: The Past, Present & Future of Federal Housing & Urban Policy is the theme of Vol. 11, Issue 2 of Housing Policy Debate. Included are “Searching for a ‘Sound Negro Policy’: A Racial Agenda for the Housing Acts of 1949 and 1954,” by Arnold Hirsch (based on PRRAC-funded research), “The Evolution of Low-Income Housing Policy, 1949 to 1999,” by Charles J. Orlebeke + 4 other articles. The issue (and a subscription) are free, from the Fannie Mae Foundation, 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20016-2804, fmfpubs@fanniemaefoundation.org. [832]

  • Next Steps: Research & Practice to Advance Indian Education, eds. Karen Cayton Swisher & John W. Tippeconnic III (316 pp., 1999), is available ($24) from ERIC/CRESS, PO Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325-1348, 800/624-9120, ericrc@ael.org. [858]

  • "Poor Prescription: The Costs of Imprisoning Drug Offenders in the US" a 35-page, July 2000 Justice Policy Inst. report, is available ($7) from JPI, 1622 Folsom St., SF, CA 94103; also on their website. A new (Aug. 2000) related JPI study is “Texas Tough: An Analysis of Incarceration & Crime Trends in the Lone Star State,” available on their website. The study shows that 1 in 5 new prisoners added nationally were added in TX, and that 1 out of 20 adult Texans are under criminal justice control. www.cjcj.org [797]

  • Race, Gender & Class A special issue of this journal, guest-edited by Keith Kilty & Eric Swank, will be devoted to the intersections of race, gender & class in social service & social welfare contexts. Proposals for papers are due by Nov. 15 to Prof. Swank, Morehead St. Univ., Dept. Soc./Social Work, Morehead, KY 40351, 606/783-2190, e.swank@morehead-st.edu. [755]

  • The National Asian Pacific American Political Almanac co-edited by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi and James Lai, is available in a new (9th) edition. 230 pp. $19 from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. Press, 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, ku@ucla.edu [744]

  • Unsealing Mississippi’s Past: The Sovereignty Commission, Race & State Terrorism a radio documentary produced by Ken Nash & Mimi Rosenberg, was aired in July. For inf.: www.igc.org/wbai-labor/mississippi.html. [739]

July/August 2000

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  • "Developing an Equity Impact Statement: A Tool for Local Policymaking" (7pp., May 2000) is available (likely free) in draft form for review from the Applied Research Ctr. (headed by former PRRAC Board member Gary Delgado), 3781 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611, 510/653-3415. arc@arc.org. [802]

  • "Core Issues in Comprehensive Community-Building Initiatives: Exploring Power & Race," by Rebecca Stone & Benjamin Butler is a 140-page, Feb. 2000 report, available (no price listed)from the Chapin Hall Ctr. for Children, Univ. of Chi., 1313 E. 60 St., Chicago, IL 60637. [801]

  • IPR Datanote on the Puerto Rican Community s a monthly 2-pager produced by the Inst. for Puerto Rican Policy of the Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Educ. Fund, 99 Hudson St., 14th flr., NYC, NY 10013-2815, 212/219-3360, x246, ipr@iprnet.org. [800]

  • School Colors: The Racial Politics of Public Education s the special June 5 issue of The Nation. Contributors to the 10-article forum include Herbert Kohl, Deborah Meier & (PRRAC Social Science Advisory Board member) Gary Orfield. $4 from The Nation, 33 Irving Pl., NYC, NY 10003. [841]

  • "Student Voices Across the Spectrum: The Educational Integration Incentives Project" is a 27-page, May 2000 summary of an interdisciplinary qualitative project conducted by the Inst. on Race & Poverty at the Univ. of Minn. Law School (headed by PRRAC Board member john powell). “The study was designed to capture the experiences of students in their educational environments, whether segregated, desegregated or integrated.” The summary is likely free, the full 120-page report $5, from the Inst., 415 Law Ctr., 229 S. 19th Ave., Mpls., MN 55455, 612/625-8071, irp@tc.umn.edu. [838]

  • "Unequal Justice: African Americans in the Virginia Criminal Justice System" is a 24-page, April 2000 report of the Virginia Adv. Comm. to the US Commn. on Civil Rights. Avail. (likely free) from the Commission, Wash., DC 20425, 202/376-8110. [821]

  • “Anti-Racism Resource Guide” (106 pp., 2000?) is a first-rate compendium of programs/organizations, funders who have funded anti-racism work, technical assistance providers, training programs, resource guides, films/videos & publications. $6.95 from Project Change, PO Box 29919, SF, CA 94129-0919, 415/561-4880, pcsanfran@projectchange.org. An abbreviated version will be available online. www.antiracismnet.org [799]

May/June 2000

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  • A Program to End Hunger (161 pp., 2000) is available ($18) from Bread for the World, 1100 Wayne Ave., #1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301/608-2400, institute@bread.org. [986]

  • Counting on the Census? Race, Group Identity & the Evasion of Politics, by Peter Skerry (248 pp., 2000, $29.95) has been published by Brookings, Dept.029, Wash., DC 20042-0029, 800/275-1447. [908]

  • Transforming Race Relations: The State of Asian Pacific America, ed. Paul Ong (507 pp., 2000) (a member of PRRAC’s Social Science Advisory Board) has been co-published by Leadership Educ. for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) & the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi). $20 from the Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, UCLA, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2974, dtn@ucla.edu. A 12-page Exec. Summary is available for $5. [906]

  • Solutions for the New Millennium: Race, Class & Gender, ed. Vernon McClean (292 pp., 1999) has been published by Kendall/Hunt. Among the 3 dozen contributors: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Gloria Steinem, Barbara Ehrenreich, Charles Lee. [907]

  • "Crossing the Racial Divide: America’s Struggle for Justice & Reconciliation: A Study Guide" (82 pp., 1998) is available ($7) from Sojourners, 2401 15th St. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 800/714-7474. Sojourners Resource Catalog also available. [910]

  • America’s Original Sin: A Study Guide on White Racism (178 pp., 1995 - rev. ed.) is available ($10) from Sojourners, 2401 15th St. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 800/714-7474. Sojourners Resource Catalog also available. [909]

  • Creating an Anti-Racist Agenda Reader: A Reader in Progress s “a 700-page collection of essays, graphics, biography & poetry dedicated to strengthening anti-racist activism & organizing in predominantly white progressive constituencies.” Table of Contents, with graphics, is available ($1 in stamps + label) from Challenging White Supremacy Workshop, 2440 16th St., PMB #275, SF, CA 94103, 415/647-0921, cws@igc.org. The full looseleaf reader is $45. [913]

  • "Moving Beyond Racism: Learning to See with the Eyes of Christ" is an April 2000 statement of the Roman Catholic Bishops of Illinois, released on the anniversary of the Martin Luther King assassination. Available from us with a SASE. [911]

  • "The Broken Promise: Welfare Reform Two Years Later" a 32-page, Jan. 2000 Exec. Summary is available ($2.50) from Equal Rights Advocates, 1663 Mission St., #550, SF, CA 94103, 415/621-0672, info@equalrights.org. Downloadable at www.equalrights.org. [914]

  • The Debt: What America Owes to Blacks, by Randall Robinson of TransAfrica (Dutton, 2000), presents a compelling case for reparations. [912]

  • The Monitor - Unmasking the Right: A Year in Review is an 18-page publication, available ($5) from the Ctr. for Democratic Renewal, PO Box 50469, Atlanta, GA 30302, 404/221-0025. [904]

  • "Undoing Racism: Fairness & Justice in America’s Cities & Towns: The 1999 Futures Report" (31 pp.) is available (likely free) from the Natl. League of Cities, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004, 202/626-3000. [905]

  • "Youth at the Edge: Hate Groups Reach Out to a Troubled Generation" is featured in the Fall 1999 issue of the So. Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report. Available (possibly free) from the Center, 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104, 334/264-0286. [903]

March/April 2000

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  • Sprawl City: Race, Politics & Planning in Atlanta, eds. Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson & Angel O. Torres (230 pp., Spring 2000, $30) is being published by Island Press. Inf. on the Island Press web page. A related resource is “Divided We Sprawl,” by Bruce Katz & Jennifer Bradley, a 6-page article from the Dec. 1999 Atlantic Monthly. Free reprint likely available from the authors: The Brookings Inst., 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6139. www.islandpress.org/books/bookdata/sprawlcity.html [1411]

  • "Income Inequality among America’s Children," by Gregory Acs & Megan Gallagher (5 pp., Jan. 2000) is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687. [1468]

  • Being Black, Living in the Red: Race, Wealth & Social Policy in America, by Dalton Conley (209 pp., 1999) has been published by Univ. Calif. Press. It is a followup study to Melvin Oliver & Thomas Shapiro’s Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality. [1413]

  • Hate Is My Neighbor, by Tom Alibrandi with Bill Wassmuth (285 pp., 1999), the story of how the community of Coeur d’Alene, ID organized during the 80s to respond to the threat of the Aryan Nations in its midst, is available ($14.95) from Stand Together Publishers, PO Box 425, Ellensburg, WA 98926, 509/933-3876. [1414]

  • Who Do We Think We Are? Race & Nation in the Modern World, by Phillip Yale Nicholson (233 pp., 1999) has been published by M.E. Sharpe. [1416]

  • "Affirming Racial Inequality: The Right’s Attack on Affirmative Action," by Jean Hardisty is a long excerpt from her book, Mobilizing Resentment: Conservative Resurgence from the John Birch Society to the Promise Keepers (Beacon Press, 1999). It is the lead article in the Winter 1999 issue of The Public Eye, the publication of Political Research Associates, the organization Hardisty heads. Subs. are $29 indivs./nonprofits; $19 students/low-inc.; $39 others, from PRA, 120 Beacon St., #202, Somerville, MA 02143-4304, 617/661-9313. [1409]

  • Chronology on the History of Slavery & Racism is an online research tool. 1619-1789: innercity.org.holt/slavechron.html; 1790-1829: innercity.org/holt/chron_1790_1829.html. 1830-end: innercity.org/holt/chron_1830-end.html. [1419]

  • Out of Obscurity is a video, narrated by Julian Bond, directed by Matt Spangler, detailing the 1st sit-down strike in the Civil Rights Movement, a little-known event just prior to WWII when 5 young men protested exclusion of African Americans from a public library in Alexandria, VA, just outside DC. Available from the Alexandria Black History Resource Ctr., 638 N. Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314, 703/519-6005, louis.hicks@ci.alexandria.va.us. [1415]

  • "Public Health 2000: Reflections on the Past, Directions for the Future" was the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Public Health’s 22nd Annual Minority Health Conf. It happened Feb. 18, but you can get inf. on it, and possibly papers, from Victor_Schoenbach@unc.edu. [1476]

  • "Satyagraha in America: The Political Culture of South Asian Americans" is the theme of the new issue of Amerasia Journal, published by The UCLA Asian-Amer. Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). $17 ($35 sub. for 3 issues) from the Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, UCLA, LA, CA 90095-1546, ku@ucla.edu. [1408]

  • The Possibility of a New Racial Hierarchy in the 21st Century US, by Herbert J. Gans is a chapter in The Cultural Territories of Race: Black & White Boundaries, ed. Michele Lamont (Univ. Chi. Press & Russell Sage Fdn.). A SASE (55¢) to us will get you a copy. [1417]

January/February 2000

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  • Impacts of Affirmative Action: Policies & Consequences in California, ed. Paul Ong (216 pp., 1999) (PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member) published by AltaMira Press, $23.95. Chapters cover labor market and education issues. While all chapters refer to Calif., there are comparisons to natl. issues & findings. [1060]

  • "75% of Military’s Minorities See Racism" was the Wash. Post headline reporting the Defense Department's new study. If you're not downloadable, send us a SASE (77¢ postage) and we'll mail you a copy. A 15-page Exec. Summary is downloadable: dticaw.dtic.mil/prhome/eo96exsum.html. [1058]

  • Beyond Asian American Poverty: Community Econ. Dev. Policies & Strategies, by Paul Ong (PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member) has been reprinted in a 1999 edition, with new material. Available from Leadership & Educ. for Asian Pacifics, 327 E. 2nd St., #226, LA, CA 90012, 213/485-1422. [1099]

  • Crossing the Color Line: The End of the 20th Century is the theme of Vol. 2, No. 2 (1999) of Amerasia Journal, published by the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi). $16 (subs. to the thrice-yearly journal are $35, $55 inst.) from the Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, dtn@ucla.edu. [1057]

  • "Did Freedom Alone Pay a Nation’s Debt?" is a long and good feature on the reparations for slavery issue, by Kevin Merida, from the Nov. 23, 1999, Wash. Post. If need be, we can send you a hard copy if you send us a SASE (55¢). You can download it at www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/WPlate/1999-11/23/0571-112399-idx.html. [1051]

  • Interview with (PRRAC Board member) John Powell ColorLines (Fall 1999 issue) has a long and good interview with john. Further inf. about this good magazine from editor Bob Wing, bwing@arc.org. It’s on-line: www.arc.org/C_Lines/CLArchives/story2_3_01.html. [1053]

  • "Multicultural Health - The Health Status of Minority Groups in Conn." is available (possibly free) from 860/509-7140, webmast.dph@po.state.ct.us. [1075]

  • "No Minor Matter: Children in Maryland’s Jails" is a 169-page, Nov. 1999 Human Rights Watch report, available ($15) by order on line: http://store.yahoo.com/hrwpubs/maryland1199.html. It also can be downloaded at www.hrw.org/reports/1999/maryland/ [1117]

  • "Rethinking the Teaching of Slavery" was a November regional inst., co-sponsored by Columbia Univ. & the Natl. Coal. of Education Activists. The organizers are planning to develop a collection of lesson plans, resource guides & reflections on teaching practice, to be published Fall 2000. Segments of the inst. will be presented at NCEA’s July 2000 natl. conf. Inf. from Linda Mizell, 914/876-4580, Ncea@aol.com. [1050]

November/December 1999

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  • Achieving the Impossible Dream: How Japanese Americans Obtained Redress, by Mitchell Maki, Harry Kitano & S. Megan Berthold (352 pp., 1999) is available from Univ. of Illinois Press. Also, The Americas of Asian Amer-ican Literature: Fictions of Nation & Transnation, by Rachel Lee (208 pp., 1999), from Princeton Univ. Press. Further inf. from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi), 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-1546, dtn@ucla.edu. [1501]

  • All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life, by Winona LaDuke (256 pp., 1999, $16) has been published by South End Press, 800/533-8478. [1502]

  • Asian Americans: From Racial Category to Multiple Identities, by Juanita Tamayo Lott (110 pp., 1998, $17.86) ;Glass Ceilings & Asian Americans: The New Face of Workplace Barriers, by Deborah Wu (264 pp., 1999, $21.06); Impacts of Affirmative Action: Policies & Consequences in California, ed. Paul Ong, a member of PRRAC’s Social Sci. Adv. Bd. ($23.46), are available from AltaMira Press, 1630 N. Main St., #367, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, 805/499-9774. [1509]

  • "African American Perspectives 2000 & Library of African Cinema 2000" are 2 film/video catalogs, available from Calif. Newsreel, 149 9th St., SF, CA 94103, 800/621-6196, contact@newsreel.org. [1503]

  • "Korematsu v. United States" was a landmark 1944 Supreme Court case, upholding the constitutionality of the decision to remove and imprison Japanese American US citizens during World War II. In 1983, Fred Korematsu filed a writ of coram nobis, based on National Archives material showing that government prosecutors suppressed, altered and destroyed evidence during the trial, and the petition was granted. The litigation documents now are part of the UCLA Japanese American Research Project Collection and will be available online at the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. www.sscnet.ucla.edu.aasc. [1496]

  • Losing the Initiative on Race?: Perspectives on the President’s Race Initiative is a symposium in the Summer 1999 issue of Souls, the new quarterly journal edited by Manning Marable. Included is “A Conversation with John Hope Franklin” (chair of the Initiative’s Advisory Board). Single issues, $12; subs. $35 indivs., $75 insts. C/o Westview Press, 5500 Central Ave., Boulder, CO 80301-2877, 303/444-3541. [1508]

  • Race, Gender & Class: An Interdisciplinary & Multicultural Journal there’s also a Race, Gender & Class Newsletter. Contact Jean Ait Belkhir, Dept. Sociology, Univ. New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70148-2345, 504/280-5468, rgcso@uno.edu. [1498]

  • Racial Composition of the Legal Profession incoming Amer. Bar Assn. Pres. William G. Paul, in his inaugural speech, noted that “right now, society is about 30% persons of color, and it is moving quickly toward 50%. The legal profession is 92% white. If the connecting link is not reflective of all of society, people will lose respect for the rule of law and it will just not work.” Putting his money where his mouth is, Paul and his firm contributed $100,000 toward a new ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund to enable young persons of color to attend law school; the goal is to raise at least $1 million by the end of the first year of the Fund. [1504]

  • Seconding the Second Generation is the new, 260-page issue of Amerasia Journal, published by the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi). 5 of the 8 articles examine 2nd gen. Asian Americans’ ethnic identity, using personal interviews with young adults: Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Indian & Vietnamese. The single issue is $16; subs. to the 3x/yr. publication are $35 ($55 insts.): 3230 Campbell Hall, PO Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, ku@ucla.edu. [1507]

  • The Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy an annual journal founded in 1985, in its upcoming Volume 11, A Decade in Review, contains, among other articles, Hispanic Poverty, Is It an Immigrant Problem?, by Abel Valenzuela, Jr.; Discovering Latina Women in Boston Politics, by Carol Hardy-Fanta; Family Employment Status & Labor Market Outcomes for Teens & Young Adults, by Janis Barry Figueroa. Vol. 12 will be devoted to Latino health issues. $20/yr. for indivs., $50 orgs., from HJHP, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/495-1311. [1506]

  • "The Persistence of Racial Isolation" is a 16-page chapter, by Yale Rabin, appearing in Urban Planning & the African-American Community: In the Shadows, eds. June Manning & Marsha Ritzdorf (Sage Pubs., 1997). Reprints available from Rabin, 9 Farrar St., Cambridge, MA 02138; enclose a SASE. [1500]

  • "The State of Race & Poverty in the Met. Area of Chicago: Chaos or Community?" (12 pp., 1998) report prepared by the Comm. Renewal Society. Possibly free, from the Society, 332 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60604-4306, 312/427-4830. [1505]

  • "Tracing Hate in Georgia: Sustaining a Civil Society" is a 9-page + Apps., Aug. 1999 report, available (no price listed) from the Ctr. for Democratic Renewal, PO Box 50469, Atlanta, GA 30302, 404/221-0025. [1497]

September/October 1999

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  • Caribbean Connections: Moving North, eds. Catherine Sunshine & Keith Warner (256 pp., 1999) fiction, essays & interviews on the 5 major Caribbean groups in the US (Haitian, Dominican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, West Indian) — is available ($24) from the Network of Educators on the Americas, PO Box 73038, Wash., DC 20056, 202/238-2379, necadc@aol.com. [1516]

  • "A Call to Context: The Professional Challenges of Cause Lawyering at the Intersection of Race, Space & Poverty," by John O. Calmore appeared in the April 1999 Fordham Law Review. Reprints of the 31-page article may be available from Prof. Calmore, UNC School of Law, CB#3380, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380, 919/962-8323, jcalmore@email.unc.edu. The article appears in a symposium FLR issue, “Conference on the Delivery of Legal Services to Low-Income Persons: Professional & Ethical Issues.” [1525]

  • An Open Letter to Pres. Clinton & Members of Congress: Stop Hate Crimes & Promote Diversity endorsed by 144 organizations, put together by the Natl. Korean Amer. Service & Educ. Consortium (whose Exec. Dir., Chung-Wha Hong, sits on PRRAC’s Board), was delivered to the White House on July 16. A copy is available from NAKASEC. 50-16 Parsons Blvd., #100, Flushing, NY 11355, 718/445-3939, nakasec@sprynet.com. [1607]

  • "New Hope for People with Low Incomes: 2-Yr. Results of a Program to Reduce Poverty & Reform Welfare" is the 2nd rpt. evaluating Milwaukee’s New Hope Project. Available from Manpower Demonstration Research Corp. website (and maybe in hard copy form): 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/532-3200. www.mrdc.org [1597]

  • "Race Discrimination by Bay Area Employment Agencies" a study just released by the Testing Proj. of the Impact Fund surveyed 17 SF & Oakland employment agencies, using the paired tester technique, and found that white applicants were preferred more than 3 times as often as black applicants. The complete report is on the web. Further inf. from Ana Nunes, Testing Proj. Coordinator, 415/957-1418. The Impact Fund is at 1040 Solano Ave., Berkeley, CA 94707-2109, 510/528-7344, impactfund@impactfund.org. www.impactfund.org [1524]

  • Taíno Revival: Critical Perspectives on Puerto Rican Identity & Cultural Politics, by Gabriel Haslip-Viera based on Feb. 1998 conf. papers, is available ($10) from Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College, 695 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10021. [1518]

  • The Diversity Initiative a project of the Human Services Personnel Collaborative, provides technical assistance & funding to nonprofit human service & cultural orgs. committed to creating greater racial, ethnic & cultural diversity within their staffs & boards. Contact them c/o The HYAMS Foundation, 175 Federal St., 14th flr., Boston, MA 02110, 617/426-5600. [1514]

  • “Puerto Ricans in the USA, 1898-1998” a CD ROM, is available from the Center for Puerto Rican Studies. www.centropr.org [1520]

July/August 1999

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  • Neither Separate Nor Equal: Women, Race & Class in the South, by Barbara Ellen Smith (286 pp., 1999) is available ($19.95) from Temple Univ. Press, 1601 N. Broad St., USB 305, Phila., PA 19122-6099, imperio@mail.is.temple.edu. Among the 13 essays are contributions by Carol Stack, Mab Segrest, Fran Ansley and (PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member) Cynthia Duncan. [1292]

  • "Poverty amid Plenty: The Unfinished Business of Welfare Reform" (26 pp., 1999) is available ($5) from Network, A Natl. Catholic Social Justice Lobby, 801 Penn. Ave. SE, #460, Wash., DC 20003-2167, 202/547-5556, network@networklobby.org. A 4-page Exec. Summary also is available (possibly free). www.networklobby.org [1163]

  • We Are Not What We Seem: Black Nationalism & Class Struggle in the American Century, by Rod Bush (1999) was recently published by NYU Press. [1151]

  • "Chaos or Community: The State of Race & Poverty in the Met. Area of Chicago" (12 pp., May 1998) is available (no price listed) form the Comm. Renewal Soc., 332 S. Michigan Ave., #500, Chicago, IL 60604-4306, 312/427-4830. [1148]

  • "The Documentation & Evaluation of Anti-Discrimination Training in the US," by Marc Bendick, Jr., Mary Lou Egan & S. Lofhjelm (114 pp., 1998) an Internatl. Labour Org. publication, is available, free, from Bendick & Egan, 4411 Westover Pl., NW, Wash., DC 20016-5555, 202/686-0245, bendickegan@mindspring.com. [1149]

  • "A ‘Merit-Aware’ Model for College Admissions & Affirmative Action," by William Goggin ppears in the May 1999 issue of Postsecondary Education Opportunity, the first-rate monthly publication ($112) by Tom Mortenson, PO Box 415, Oskaloosa, IA 52577-0415, 515/673-3401. Most issues contain a large useful barchart — this one on “Households Owning Computers by Educ. Attainment of Householder” — in 1997, 6.9% of households with less than 9th grade educ., 65.% of householders with post-bachelors educ. [1206]

  • Abstracts is the new quarterly newsletter of the Univ. of MN Inst. on Race & Poverty, headed by PRRAC board member john powell: 415 Law Ctr., 229 19th Ave. S., Mpls., MN 55455, 612/615-1580, nelso355@tc.umn.edu. [1146]

  • Bill Bradley Speech on Racism A copy of Bradley’s excellent April 15, 1999, Cooper Union talk is available, free, from 888/643-9799. [1147]

  • "Mandates Unsatisfied: The Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program & the Civil Rights Laws," by Florence Roisman is a 39-page article from the July 1998 Univ. of Miami Law Review. Free reprints available from Mary Deer, Indiana U. School of Law, 735 W. New York St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-5194, 317/274-1909, mdeer@iupui.edu. [1372]

  • The 30th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act is the theme of the special 220-page 1999 issue (Vol. 4, No. 3) of City scape, published by HUD’s Office of Policy Dev. & Research. John Goring & Gregory Squires were guest editors, and among the 14 articles are contributions by Sen. Edward Kennedy, Bill Land Lee, Joe Phagun, Nancy Denton, James Carr, Raul Yzaguirre and (former PRRAC Board member) Florence Roisman. $5 from HUD USER, PO Box 6091, Rockville, MD 20849, 800/245-2691. Roisman has offered to send a free reprint of her 26-page article, “Long Overdue: Desegregation Litigation & Next Steps to End Discrimination & Segregation in the Public Housing & Sec. 8 Existing Housing Programs” Available from Melissa Gardner, Indiana U. School of Law., 735 W. New York St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-5194, 317/274-1909. [1377]

  • "The Secret Truth About Race & Welfare" is an article in the Spring 1999 GRIPP [Grass Root Innovative Policy Program] News & Notes. It’s an interview with Dr. Susan Tinsley Gooden of Virginia Tech. U. on her report, “Race & Welfare - Examining Racial Differences in Employment Status Among Welfare Recipients.” GRIPP is at 145 W. Campbell Ave., #314, Roanoke, VA 24011, 540/857-3088, gripp@arc.org. The interview and an Exec. Summary of the GRIPP report are online. www.arc.org./gripp [1150]

  • "What Can Psychology Tell Us About Prejudice, Discrimination & Racism?" is a 16-page, 1999 pamphlet, available (free, in up to 100 cc. for events) from the Amer. Psychological Assn. Office of Ethnic/Minority Affairs, 750 First St. NE, Wash., DC 202002, 202/336-6029, swynn@apa.org. [1152]

  • Working with African American Males: A Guide to Practice, by Larry Davis is a 356-page, 1998 Sage Publication book ($21.95): 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218, 805/499-9774. Chapters on health, mental health, education, family relations, risky behaviors, econ. security [1153]

May/June 1999

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  • "A National Report Card on Discrimination in America: The Role of Testing," eds. Michael Fix & Margery Austin Turner (126 pp., March 1999) is available (no price listed) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, E-mail: paffairs@ui.urban.org. Also available is a list of Institute publications on discrimination. [1179]

  • "Employment Discrimination Against Women & Minorities in Georgia," by Alfred Blumrosen, Marc Bendick, Jr., John Miller & Ruth Blumrosen (40 pp. + Atts.. Feb. 1999) is available, free, from Bendick & Egan, 4411 Westover Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20016, 202/686-0245, E-mail: bendickegan@mindspring.com. [1298]

  • A New Introduction to Poverty: The Role of Race, Power & Politics, eds. Louis Kushnick & James Jennings (330 pp., 1999) has just been published by NYU Press, 70 Wash. Sq. S., NYC, NY 10012-1091, 800/996-NYUP. $22.50. Among the authors of the 17 essays: Michael Katz, Rebecca Morales, Raymond Franklin, Mimi Abramovitz, Bonnie Thornton Dill, Marlene Kim, Barbara Ransby. [1246]

  • Persistent Disparity: Race & Econ. Inequality in the US Since 1945, by William A. Darity, Jr. & Samuel L. Myers, Jr. (191 pp., 1998) has been published by Edward Elgar Pub. Co., 6 Market St., Northampton, MA 01060. [1173]

  • Race & Ethnic Conflict: Contending Views on Prejudice, Discrimination & Ethnoviolence, eds. Fred Pincus & Howard Ehrlich (2nd ed., 480 pp., 1998) is available ($20) from The Prejudice Inst., 2743 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21218, 410/366-9654. Their bimonthly newsletter Perspectives is available for $24/yr. Recent issues (available for $4 per) dealt with police violence (#6) and deconstructing affirmative action (#5). [1171]

  • The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics, by George Lipsitz (320 pp., 1998) is available ($19.95) from Temple Univ. Press, 1601 N. Broad St., Phila., PA 19122-6099, 215/204-1099. [1180]

  • By the Color of our Skin: The Illusion of Integration & the Reality of Race, by Leonard Steinhorn & Barbara Diggs-Brown is a 299-page, 1999 book published by Dutton: $23.95. [1172]

  • "Housing Affordability in the Milwaukee Metropolitan Area: A Matter of Income, Race & Policy," by Gregory D. Squires, Sally O'Connor & Michael Grover is a 37-page, Nov. 1998 study, available (possibly free) from the Inst. for Wisconsin’s Future, 1717 S. 12 St., #203, Milwaukee, WI 53204-3300, 414/384-9094, E-mail: iwf@execpc.com. [1213]

  • Pathways to One America in the 21st Century: Promising Practices for Reconciliation is a 193-page, Jan. 1999 publication of the President’s Initiative on Race. Free, from Ben Johnson, Director, White House Office of the President’s Initiative for One America, Wash., DC 20500, 202/395-1010. [1170]

  • Racism & Planning is the May/April 1999 28-page issue of Planners Network, the bimonthly of the progressive planners’ organization of the same name (founded in 1975 and until three years ago chaired by PRRAC Exec. Dir. Chester Hartman). It’s a membership publication, but contact PN for copies: 379 DeKalb Ave., Bklyn., NY 11205, 718/636-3461, E-mail: pn@pratt.edu. [1183]

  • Show Me a Hero: A Tale of Murder, Suicide Race & Redemption, by Lisa Belkin NY Times reporter, is an account of the Yonkers, NY, housing/schools litigation and controversy. 331 pp., published by Little, Brown, $25. [1175]

  • "The 1998 Report on Hunger & Homelessness in the US" is available from the US Conf. of Mayors, 1620 Eye St. NW, Wash., DC 20006, 202/293-7330. [1197]

  • "The Test of Our Progress: The Clinton Record on Civil Rights," eds. Corrine Yu & William L. Taylor is the 6th biennial report by the Citizens Commn. on Civil Rights. The 310-page study contains working papers on Race & Poverty, Federal Resources & Funding, Admin. of Justice, the US Civil Rights Commn., Census 2000, Voting, Welfare Reform, Immigration, Employment, Affirmative Action, Education, Housing, Hate Crimes, Religious Discrimination, Lesbian/Gay Rights. Copies available from Corrine Yu at the Commn., 2000 M St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/659-5565. [1176]

  • "The Univ. of Illinois Press" has an African American Studies catalog: 1325 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820-6975, 800/545-4703. [1174]

  • "Unfinished Business: Increases in African-American Home Buying & Continuing Residential Segregation in the Chicago Region," by Daniel Immergluck is a 28-page, Jan. 1999 publication, available (possibly free) from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070, E-mail: woodstck@wwa.com. [1201]

  • Urban Quality Indicators is a quarterly, available ($29/yr.) from Urban Quality Communications, 1756 Plymouth Rd., #239, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, 734/996-8610, E-mail: CYoakam578@aol.com. [1227]

  • "US Dept. of Agriculture: Problems Continue to Hinder the Timely Processing of Discrimination Complaints" is a 37-page, Jan. 1999 report (GAO/RCED-99-38), available, free, from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Wash., DC 20013, 202/512-6000. [1216]

  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken? a 26-episode (13-hour) audio history of the Civil Rights Movement in 5 Southern communities & the music of those times, is now available from the So. Regional Council, 133 Carnegie Way, #900, Atlanta, GA 30303-1024, 404/522-8764. $160 for CD sets, $145 cassettes (9), teacher's study guide (avail. 9/99) $30. www.unbrokencircle.org [1185]

  • "Working for Accurate Media Portrayals in a Diverse Society" is a 15-page curriculum guide to be used with the June 3 ABC TV special. It was produced by and is available (likely free) from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 1111 19th St. NW, #1000, Wash., DC 20036, 202/776-1709, E-mail:jximenes@nclr.org. Can also be downloaded from www.nclr.org. [1177]

March/April 1999

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  • Who Counts? The Politics of Census-Taking in Contemporary America, by Margo Anderson & Stephen Fienberg (256 pp., 1999) will be available ($38.45) in June from the Russell Sage Fdn., 800/524-6401. [1672]

  • "Welfare: Indicators of Dependency," by Daniel Patrick Moynihan (38 pp., August 1998) is available ($9.50) from Educ. Testing Service Policy Info. Ctr., Mail Stop 04-R, Rosedale Rd., Princeton, NJ 08541-0001, 609/734-5694, E-mail: pic@ets.org. [1747]

  • All Power to the People! The Black Panther Party & Beyond is a 2-hour video, available via Project South, 301/320-4034, E-mail: wkatzfishman@igc.apc.org. [1663]

  • All Power to the People! The Black Panther Party & Beyond is a 2-hour video,available via Project South, 301/320-4034, E-mail: wkatzfishmanc@igc.apc.org. [2570]

  • "Audit of Violence Against Asian Pacific Americans" is the 33-page 5th annual (1997) report of the Natl. Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium, available (possibly free) from the Consortium, 1140 Conn. Ave. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/296-2300, BOW@NAPALC.ORG. [1651]

  • "Audit of Violence Against Asian Pacific Americans" is the 33-page 5th annual (1997) report of the NatI. Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium, available (possibly free) from the Consortium, 1140 Conn. Ave. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/296-2300, E-mail: BOW@NAPALC.ORG [2567]

  • Centro has a new 240-page issue out, the first of two special issues devoted to 1898-1998, revisiting the early stages of the debate over the economic, social & political status of PR and its people. $15 from the Centro, Hunter College E., 695 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10021, 212/772-5688. A list of back issues also is available. [1669]

  • Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men The Summer/Fall 1998 issue contains these and other articles: “The Effects of Urban Education on the Self-Esteem of African American Males,” by Lena Wright Myers; “African Americans & Affirmative Action in Policing: A Legal & Historical Analysis,” by K. B. Turner; “Contemporary Manifestations of Black Power: African American Oppositional Culture & White American Cultural Hegemony,” by Michael Hodge. Subs. to the semi-annual are $10 indivs., $25 libs. from Morehouse Research Inst., 830 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314. [1671]

  • "Crossing the Racial Divide: America’s Struggle for Justice & Reconciliation" is an 84-page, 1998 4-session Study Guide, available ($10.95 — ask abt. bulk prices) from Sojourners, 2401 15th St. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 800/714-7474. They also have available a 1988-99 Resource Catalogue. [1664]

  • "Essays into American Empire in the Philippines" is a special 200-page edition of Amerasia Journal, “examining in depth the social, historical & cultural implications of 100 years of US-Philippines relations from a critical perspective from the viewpoint of Filipinos themselves.” A 2nd volume will cover literature, culture & film by and about Filipino Americans. $14 (appears to be cost of first volume) from the Journal, UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, PO Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/206-2892, E-mail: dtn@ucla. edu. [1659]

  • Essays into American Empire in the Philippines is a special 200-page edition of Amerasia Journal, "examining in depth the social, historical & cultural implications of 100 years of US-Philip-pines relations from a critical perspective from the viewpoint of Filipinos themselves." A 2nd volume will cover literature, culture & film by and about Filipino Americans. $14 (appears to be cost of first volume) from the Journal, UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, P0 Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/206-2892, E-mail: dtn@ucla. edu. [2569]

  • "Honest Talk - Effective Action" is a brochure report on Hope in the Cities’ two-year project. Contact them at 1103 Sunset Ave., Richmond, VA 23221, 804/358-1764, E-mail: Hopecities@aol.com. [1670]

  • "Human Rights Education: The Fourth R" a semi-annual periodical from AIUSA Human Rights Educ. Network, 53 W. Jackson Blvd., #1162, Chicago, IL 60604-3606, 612/378-3261, Human Development Report 1998 (228 pp.), available ($19.95) from Oxford Univ. Press, 2001 Evans Rd., Cary, NC 27513, 800/451-7556. E-mail: karenkraco@aol.corn [2564]

  • Human Rights Materials: Human rights Here & Now: Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, by Nancy Flowers (146 pp., 1998) possibly free, from Human Rights USA Resource Ctr., 229 19th Ave. S., Mpls., MN 55455-0444, 888/HREDUC8, E-mail: hrusa@tc.umn.edu [2556]

  • In Your Hands a Community Action Guide honoring the 50th anniv. of the Declaration ($5 from the Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt Inst., Human Rights Office, 801 Second Ave., 2nd fir., NYC, NY 10017; "The Rights of a Child" poster, from P0 Box 5312, Evanston, IL 60204, 847/864-4961. [2563]

  • "It Was Just a Bad Dream... Everything’s Fine Now, Dear... You Can Go Back to Sleep" Howard Winant’s scathing review of Stephan & Abigail Thernstrom’s America in Black & White: One Nation Indivisible; Race in Modern America, which appeared in the Nov. 1998 issue of Contemporary Sociology, may be available from the author: Dept. Sociology, Temple Univ., Phila., PA 19122, 215/204-1445, E-mail: winant@blue.temple.edu. [1666]

  • Literature for Teaching Human Rights: An Annotated Bibliography, by Nancy Flowers a 22-mm. animated videotape on the Universal Declaration (children's voices! simplified lang. version); a website www.hrusa.org [2562]

  • "Myers Outstanding Books Awards" The Gustavus Myers Ctr. for the Study of Bigotry & Human Rights in N. America has selected 14 books published in 1997 for its annual award (PRRAC's Double Exposure: Poverty' & Race in America received an Honorable Mention). For a list of the books, contact the Ctr., EU School of Social Work, 264 Bay St. Rd., Boston, MA 02215, 617/353-8459, E-mail: lorewill@bu .edu. [2565]

  • "One America in the 21st Century: Forging a New Future" the 136-page + Apps., Sept. 1998 Report to the President of the Advisory Board to the President’s Initiative on Race, is available from PRRAC (as long as our supply lasts), free, if you send us a self-addressed label and $1.58 postage. [1649]

  • "One America in the 21st Century: Forging a New Future" (136 pp., 1998) Sept. 1998 Report to the President of the Advisory Board to the President's Initiative on Race, is available from PRRAC (as long as our supply lasts), free, if you send us a self-addressed label and $1.58 postage. [2554]

  • "Racially & Ethnically Diverse Urban Neighborhoods" is the theme of vol. 4, no. 2 (1998) of Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Dev. & Research, published thrice-yearly by HUD’s Office of PD&R. Case studies are presented of West Mt. Airy (Phila.), Vollintine-Evergreen (Memphis), Park Hill (Denver), Sherman Park (Milwaukee), Rogers Park, Edgewater, Uptown & Chicago Lawn (Chicago), Jackson Hts. & Ft. Greene (NYC), Southeast Seattle, San Antonio & Fruitvale, & Houston Hts. Overview & concluding essays by Philip Nyden et al. Contact PDR, HUD, 451 7th St. SW, Rm. 8126, Wash., DC 20410, 202/708-0544. [1665]

  • "Sustainable Development in Suburbs & Their Cities: The Environmental & Financial Imperatives of Racial, Ethnic & Economic Inclusion," by Florence Roisman appeared in the Fall 1998 issue of Widener Law Symposium J. Reprints of the 32-page article are available from Mary Deer, Indiana Univ. School of Law, 735 W. New York St., Indianapolis, IN 46202, 317/274-1909, E-mail: mdeer1@iupui.edu. [1668]

  • The Civil Rights Journal is a periodical published by the US Civil Rights Commn. The 68-page Fall 1998 issue (Vol. 3, No. 1) features: “Undermining Indian Sovereignty Rights... Again,” by Paul Alexander; “An End to the Golden Age of Black Participation in Sports?,” by Harry Edwards; “Service Redlining: The new Jim Crow?,” by Chevon Fuller; “A Troubling Response to Overcrowded Prisons,” by Elizabeth Alexander; “Outlawing Domestic Violence: What Works & What Doesn’t,” by Pamela Coukos; an extensive book review section & much more. Free, from the Commission’s Public Affairs-Library, 624 9th St. NW, Wash., DC 20425, 202/376-8128. [1655]

  • The Civil Rights Journal is a periodical published by the US Civil Rights Commn. The 68-page Fall 1998 issue (Vol. 3, No. 1) features: Undermining Indian Sovereignty Rights... Again,' by Paul Alexander; "An End to the Golden Age of Black Participation in Sports" "Service Redlining: The new Jim Crow?," by Chevon Fuller; "A Troubling Response to Overcrowded Prisons," by Elizabeth Alexander; "Outlawing Domestic Violence: What Works & What Doesn't," by Pamela Coukos; an extensive book review section & much more. Free, from the Commission's Public Affairs-Library, 624 9th St. NW, Wash., DC 20425, 202/376-8128. [2568]

  • "The Clients’ Perspective on Welfare Reform in Conn." is a 6 pp. + Apps., March 1998 report by the Welfare Research Group; contact Dr. Marcia Bok, 193 Girard Ave., Hartford, CT 06105, 860/232-2473. [1687]

  • The New Crisis is the revived NAACP magazine (inaugural issue was July 1997), Editor: Paul Ruffins, Board Chair: Julian Bond, Board Vice-Chair: Roger Wilkins, Subs. to the 8x/yr. publication are $15, from 4805 Mt. Hope Dr., Baltimore, MD 21215. [2713]

  • "The Public Influences of African-American Churches: Assessing Where We Are & Where We Go From Here" is a newly begun research project of the Morehouse College Leadership Ctr. For inf., contact project director Rev. R. Drew Smith at the Leadership Ctr., 830 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-3773, 404/614-8565. [1522]

  • "The State of Black New York," eds. Walter Stafford & June Jackson Christmas will shortly be available from the Urban Issues Group, 99 Park Ave., 2nd flr., NYC, NY 10016 [1650]

  • "The State of Black New York," by Walter Stafford & June Jackson Chrstmas will shortly be available from the Urban Issues Group, 99 Park Ave., 2nd fir., NYC, NY 10016. [2566]

  • We Shall Overcome: Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement is a new website, prepared by the Natl. Park Service, Fed. Hwy. Adm., & Natl. Conf. of State Historic Preservation Officers. Text, photos, maps. www.cr.nps.gov/nr [1667]

January/February 1999

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  • Opportunities Lost: The State of Public Sector Affirmative Action in Post Proposition 209 California (32 pp. + Apps., Nov. 1998) a joint project of Chinese for Affirmative Action & Equal Rights Advocates, is available ($10) from ERA, 1663 Mission St., #550, SF, CA 94103, 415/621-0672; it can also be downloaded from www.equalrights.org. [1337]

  • And Don’t Call Me Racist: A Treasury of Quotes on the past, present & future of the color line in America (164 pp., 1998) selected/arranged by Ella Mazel, is available, free and in quantities, from Argonaut Press, One Militia Dr., Lexington, MA 02421, 781/674-2056 E-mail: ellam@webtv.net. Mazel is reachable at 781/862-4521 after 11 am. [1332]

  • Help or Hindrance? The Economic Implications of Immigration for African Americans, eds. Daniel Hamermesh & Frank Bean (394 pp., 1998) is available ($48.50) from The Russell Sage Fdn., 112 E. 64 St., NYC, NY 10021, 800/524-6401. [1401]

  • The American GI Forum: In Pursuit of the Dream, 1948-1983, by Henry A.J. Ramos (185 pp., 1998) with Foreword by Raul Yzaguirre , is available ($14.95) from Arta Publico Press, Univ. Houston, Houston, TX 77204-2174. The American GI Forum was “the first Latino civil rights organization to successfully take cases to the US Supreme Court on behalf of Latino community interests... to lobby for Latino-focused legislation in Congress... to conduct meaningful business with the White House. The Forum developed Latino community organizing models during the 40s and 50s that are the foundation for today’s most critical Latino community nonprofits: NCLR, MALDEF, NALEAO.” The book is being distributed free to selected high schools, colleges, libraries, community nonprofits. The author can be reached at Mauer Kunst Consulting, 2406 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA 94708, 510/843-3536, E-mail: mkc@flash.net. [1334]

  • The Other Struggle for Equal Schools: Mexican Americans During the Civil Rights Era, by Ruben Donato (220 pp., 1997, $19.95) is available from SUNY Press, State Univ. Plaza, Albany, NY 12246-0001, 800/666-2211. [1351]

  • "A Language Rights Checklist" — revised after passage of California’s Prop. 227 — is available (likely free), in Spanish & English, from META (Multicultural Educ., Trng. & Advocacy), 785 Market St., #420, SF, CA 94103, 415/546-6382, E-mail: hn1324@handsnet.org. [1330]

  • "Application Denied: Do Lending Institutions Overlook Hispanics?," by Ron Nixon is a 4-page article from the Nov. 1998 issue of Hispanic magazine. We’ll send a copy with a SASE. [1392]

  • "California Latino Demographic Databook," by Jon Stiles, Jonathan Cohen, Zachary Edlins & Frederic Gey is a 7-page, Oct. 1998 CPS Brief, available (no price given) from the Calif. Policy Seminar, 1950 Addison St., #202, Berkeley, CA 94704-1182, 510/642-5514. The full 218-page report is available for $30. [1335]

  • "How Community Efforts to Reduce Substance Abuse Have Influenced Race Relations" is a 11-page, 1998 conference report, available (free) from Join Together, 441 Stuart St., 6th flr., Boston, MA 02116, 617/437-1500. A complementary report is “How Efforts to Fight Substance Abuse Have Strengthened Civic Infrastructure.” [1333]

  • "Identifying & Assessing Gifted & Talented Bilingual Hispanic Students," by Jaime Castellano is a 2-page, Sept. 1998 literature digest, available (free) from the ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Educ. & Small Schools, PO Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325-1348, 800/624-9120, E-mail: hammerp@ael.org. [1357]

  • "Latino Education: Status & Prospects" is an element of the Natl. Council of La Raza’s “State of Hispanic America” series. $30 from NCLR, PO Box 291, Annapolis Jct., MD 20701, 301/604-7983. [1356]

  • Latino Studies Videos Contact the Cinema Guild re its collection (including A Bridge Over the Caribbean; Manos a la Obra: The Story of Operation Bootstrap; Puerto Rico: Art & Identity): 1697 Broadway, NYC, 10019-5904, 212/246-5522, E-mail: TheCinemaG@aol.com. [1329]

  • "Locked Out: Hispanic Under-representation in Federally-Assisted Housing Programs" is a July 1997 publication, available ($7.50) from the Natl. Council of La Raza, PO Box 291, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0291, 301/604-7983. [1395]

  • "Rising Trends in EEO Complaint Caseloads in Federal Sector" is a 65-page, July 1998 GAO report (GAO/GGD-98-l57BR), available, free, from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Wash., DC 20013, 202/512-6000. [1365]

  • Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture & Society is a new quarterly interdisciplinary journal sponsored by Columbia University’s Inst. for Research in African-American Studies. Manning Marable is Editor-in-Chief, and the Editorial Advisory Board and Contributing Editors list comprise a stellar cast — among others: Dennis Brutus, Johnetta Cole, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Cornel West, Angela Davis, (ex-PRRAC Board member) Bill Fletcher, Jr., Berenice Johnson-Reagon, (PRRAC Board member) john powell, Howard Winant, Eric Foner. The inaugural issue is Winter 1999 (“Home to Harlem”). Subs are $35 indivs., $25 students, $75 insts. from Westview Press, 5500 Central Ave., Boulder, CO 80301, 800/386-5656. Submissions to: 758 Schermerhorn Ext., Mail Code 5512, 1200 Amsterdam Ave., NYC, NY 10027. [1336]

  • "The Hazards of Changing Schools for California Latino Adolescents," by Russell Rumberger, Katherine Larson, Gregory Palardy, Robert Ream & Nina Schleicher is a 7-page, Oct. 1998 CPS Brief, available (no price given) from the Calif. Policy Seminar, 1950 Addison St., #202, Berkeley, CA 94704-1182, 510/642-5514, E-mail: CA.PolSem@ucop.edu. The complete report is available from the Univ. Calif. Latino Policy Research Program, 2420 Bowditch St., Berkeley, CA 94720-5670, 510/642-6903. [1361]

  • "The Pendulum Swings: Affirmative Action & Recent Supreme Court Decisions," by Ruskin Lewis & Sahadeo Patram is a 20-page article in the Winter/Spring 1998 issue of Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men, Morehouse Research Inst., 830 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-3773. Subs. to the semi-annual are $10, $25 libraries. [1328]

  • The Research Inst. for Housing America has just been formed by the Mortgage Bankers Assn. of Amer., “dedicated to objective, credible research on how to increase housing opportunity — particularly for underserved populations & communities.” For more inf., contact Steven Hornburg at the Inst., 1125 15th St. NW, 5th flr., Wash., DC 20005-2766, 202/861-6521, E-mail: steven_hornburg@mbaa.org. [1385]

  • The State of Black America: 1998, ed. Lee A. Daniels (320 pp.), is available ($24.95) from The Natl. Urban League, 120 Wall St., NYC, NY 10005, 212/558-5316. Among the 9 essays (plus a volume overview by Hugh Price, “The Political Economy of Black America” & a 270-page Appendix, “African Americans Then & Now, A Statistical Overview”) are: “Closing the Asset Gap,” by Melvin Oliver & Thomas Shapiro; “A Common Purpose: Putting It All Together to Transform Neighborhoods,” by Lisbeth Schorr; “The Future of Work & Who Will Get It,” by Julianne Malveaux; “Jobless Ghettos: The Impact of the Disappearance of Work in Segregated Neighborhoods,” by William Julius Wilson; “New Standards, Old Inequalities: The Current Challenge for African-American Education,” by Linda Darling-Hammond; “The State of African-American Politics,” by Martin Kilson. [1331]

  • What Ever Happened to Integration? a 19-page symposium co-edited by Eric Foner & Randall Kennedy, appeared in the Dec. 14, 1998, issue of The Nation. Included are contributions by Robin D.G. Kelley, Douglas Massey/Mary Fisher, Manning Marable et al. We’ll send a copy with a SASE (78¢ postage). [1327]

November/December 1998

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  • Encyclopedia of Minorities in American Politics, eds. Jeffrey D. Schultz, Andrew Aoki, Kerry Haynie & Anne McCulloch (800 pp., March 1999) available from Oryx Press, PO Box 33889, Phoenix, AZ 85067-3889, 800/279-6799. [1927]

  • "Welfare Reform: Living & Working in Poverty - A Survey of Low-Income Utahns" (July 1998) is available (no price given) from JEDI for Women, 1268 W. 500 N., SLC, UT 84116, 801/364-8562, email: J.E.D.I.@networld.com. [2277]

  • "Exiting Welfare: The Experience of Families in Metro New Orleans, Exec. Summary," by Ronald Mancoske, Alice Abel Kemp & Taryn Lindhorst (June 1998) is available (no price listed) from the Welfare Reform Research Proj., So. Univ. School of Social Work, 6400 Press Dr., New Orleans, LA 70126, 504/286-5376, email: tlindhorst@aol.com. [2154]

  • "Five Years of Welfare: Too Long? Too Short? Lessons from Project Match's Longitudinal Tracking Data," by Susan Wagner, Toby Herr, Charles Chang & Diane Brooks (June 1998) available ($5.25) from Project Match, Erikson Inst., 420 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, 312/755-2250, x2296, 2297. [2112]

  • "Keeping Welfare Recipients Employed: A Guide for States Designing Job Retention Services," by Anu Rangarajan (June 1998) is available from Mathematica Policy Research, PO Box 2392, Princeton, NJ 08543-2393, 609/799-3535, email: jpfleiderer@mathematica-mpr.com. [1934]

  • "Natl. Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies: Implementation, Participation Patterns, Costs & Two-Year Impacts of Portland (OR) Welfare-to-Work Program," by Susan Scrivener, Gayle Hamilton, Mary Farrell, Stephen Freedman, Daniel Freedlander, Marisa Mitchell, Jude Nudelman & Christine Schwartz (May 1998) is available (in Exec. Summary form) for $4 from Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016; also on their website www.mdrc.org under Publications/Welfare Employment Programs. [2274]

  • Intergroup Relations in the US: Programs & Organizations (117pp., 1998) & a similarly titled companion volume, subtitled "Research Perspectives," eds. Wayne Winborne & Renae Cohen (192 pp., 1998) are both available from the Natl. Conf. for Community & Justice (nee Natl. Conf. of Christians & Jews), 71 5th Ave., #1100, NYC, NY 10003, 212/206-0006. [1894]

  • "American Minorities & Popular Political Opposition is Ch. 4 of Popular Politics: Renewing Democracy for a Sustainable World, by George W. Shepherd, Jr. (216 pp., 1998), available ($55 +s/h) from Greenwood Pub. Co., 88 Post Rd. W., PO Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881-5007, 203/226-3571. The chapter has sections dealing with African Americans, Chicanos, Native Americans & Women's Rights. [1892]

  • "Equal Opportunity 20 Years After Bakke: Where We've Been, Where We're Going in the Debate Over Affirmative Action" is a 53 page transcript of a Squaretable Discussion at the Ctr. for Natl. Policy, available (no price listed) from the Ctr., 1 Mass. Ave. NW, #333, Washington, DC 20001. [1928]

  • "Ethnic Studies" is the recent Sage Publication catalog, featuring such titles as Chinese America, by Chalsa Loo; Ethnicity & Race: Making Identities in a Changing World, by Stephen Cornell & Douglas Hartmann; Whiteness: The Communication of Social Identity, eds. Thomas Nakayama & Judith Martin; Confront Racism: The Problem & Response, eds. Jennifer Lynn Eberhardt & Susan T. Fiske; Communicating Prejudice, ed. Michael L. Hecht; Resiliency in Native American & Immigrant Families, eds. Hamilton McCubbin, Elizabeth A. Thompson, Anne I. Thompson & Julie E. Fromer; Resiliency in African American Families, eds. Hamilton McCubbin, Elizabeth A. Thompson, Anne I. Thompson & Jo A. Futrell. Contact Sage, 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, 805/499-9774. [1891]

  • "A Different World: Media Images of Race & Class" is a 12-page report on a May 1998 conf. of the same title, available (likely free) from Children Now, 1212 Broadway, 5th flr., Oakland, CA 94612, 510/763-2444. Email: children@childrennow.org. They commissioned a series of focus groups & national poll of children for the conference. [1895]

  • Children's Health Insurance Program A 3-page Aug. 1997 information sheet is available on the Internet: www.hcfa.gov/init/schiplt3.htm.. If you have trouble finding it, send us a SASE. [2535]

  • "Effects of Welfare Reform on Unemployment Insurance," by Wayne Vroman is a 5 page, May 1998 report available (free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St., NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202/857-8687. [2147]

  • "Family Values, The Welfare Act & My Uncle Sam" is a nice 2-page essay by Roger Wilkins, appearing in the Winter 1997 issue of The Georgetown Journal on Fighting Poverty. We'll send a copy with a SASE; subs. to this good semi-annual are $25/yr.: 600 NJ Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001. [1935]

  • Guidelines for Welfare Reform with Justice, by Thomas Massaro (7 pp., Sept. 1998) is an issue of The Blueprint for Social Justice, newsletter of the Twomey Ctr. for Peace through Justice, Loyola Univ., 7214 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118, 504/861-5830, email: blueprint@loyno.edu. [1957]

  • "One America in the 21st Century: Forging a New Future" is the 121-page + Exhibits, Sept. 1998 Report to the President of the Advisory Board to the President's Initiative on Race. Copies available (likely free) from the Initiative office, New Exec. Office Bldg., Wash., DC 20503, 202/395-1010. A companion document, prepared for the Board by the Council on Econ. Advisors, "Changing America: Indicators of Social & Econ. Well-Being by Race & Hispanic Origin" (74 pp., Sept. 1998), likely is available from them as well. Yet a 3rd product is their "One America Dialogue Guide." [1893]

  • "Revising the Poverty Measure" appears in the Spring, 1998 issue of Focus, available (likely free) from the Institute for Research on Poverty, 1180 Observatory Dr., Madison, WI 53706, 608/262-6358. [2273]

  • "The Living Wage Ordinance: A First Step in Reducing Poverty," by Selena Spain & Jean Wiley is a 16 page article in the Sept./Oct. 1998 issue of Clearinghouse Review. Ordering info from the Clearinghouse, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606-5013, 312/263-3830, email: ncls@internetaccess.com. [2149]

  • "Welfare Reform & Children: Potential Implications," by Martha Zaslow, Kathryn Tout, Christopher Botsko & Kristin Moore is a 5 page, June 1998 report, available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202/857-8687. [2110]

  • "Welfare Reform: Changes Will Further Shape the Roles of Housing Agencies & HUD" is a 100 page, June 1998 GAO report (GAO/RCED-98-148), available (free) from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Washington, DC, 20013, 20013, 202/512-6000. [1936]

  • "Welfare Reform: Changes Will Further Shape the Roles of Housing Agencies & HUD" (100 pp., June 1998) is a GAO report (GAO/RCED-98-148)available from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Washington, DC 20013, 202/512-6000. [1956]

  • "Welfare Reform: Many States Continue Some Federal or State Benefits for Immigrants" is a 37 page, July 1998 report (GAO/HEHS-98-132) available (free) from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Washington, DC 20013, 202/512-6000. [2062]

  • "Welfare Reform: States are Restructuring Programs to Reduce Welfare Dependence" is a 133 page , June 1998 report (GAO/HEHS-98-132) available (free) from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Washington, DC 20013, 202/512-6000. [2067]

  • "Welfare Reform: Child Support an Uncertain Income Supplement for Families Leaving Welfare" is a 36 page Aug. 1998 report (GAO/HEHS098-168) available (free) from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Washington, DC 20013, 212/512-6000. [2148]

September/October 1998

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  • "Native Americans: A Reference Guide," by Barry Pritzker (2 vols., 832 pp., Sept 1998) is available ($135 pre-pub. price) from ABC-CLIO, 130 Cremona Dr., Box 1911, Santa Barbara, CA 93116-1911, 800/368-6868. [1903]

  • "1998 American Indian Resource Catalog" (Jan. 1998) The Falmouth Institute, 800/922-4489. [2151]

  • "The 1998-99 UCLA Asian & Pacific Islander Community Directory" (8th ed., 128 pp., 1998, $16 + tax) for LA & Orange Counties is available from the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr., Box 951546, 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-1546. Related publications: "1971-1997 Cumulative Article Index for Amerasia Journal"; "Natl. Asian Pacific American Political Almanac, 1998-99" (8th ed., 322 pp.' 1998). [1907]

  • "1971-1997 Cumulative Article Index for Amerasia Journal" (8th ed., 322 pp., 1998) UCLA Asian American Studies Center, Box 951546, 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-154 [2167]

  • "1998 American Indian Resource Catalog" is available (likely free) from The Falmouth Inst., 800/922-4489. [1897]

  • "Balancing Acts: Work/Family Issues on Prime-Time TV" is available (likely free) in a 12-page Exec. Summary form from the Natl. Partnership for Women & Families, 1875 Conn. Ave., NW, #710, Wash., DC 20009, 202/986-2600. info@nationalpartnership.org [1973]

  • "DWB" The Traffic Stops Statistics Study Act of 1998 ("Driving While Black"), HR. 118, was pasesd by the House in March, but is stalled in the Senate. For inf. about the bill and how to assist in getting it passed, contact Hilary Shelton, NAACP Wash. Bureau, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #1120, Wash., DC 20005, 202/638-2269. [1898]

  • DWB: The Traffic Stops Statistics Study Act of 1998 ("Driving While Black") Hilary Shelton, NAACP Wash. Bureau, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #1120, Wash., DC 20005, 202/638-2269. [2153]

  • Ella's Voice is the newsletter of the Ella Baker Ctr. for Human Rights, which concentrates on issues of police abuse, using a civil rights/community mobili-zation strategy: 301 Mission St., #400, SF, CA 94105, 415/543-9444, x233, humanrts@ellabakercenter.org [1899]

  • "Ella's Voice" 301 Mission St., #400, SF, CA 94105, 415/543-9444, x233, E-mail: humanrts.@ellabakercenter. [2155]

  • Ethnic & Racial Studies is a British periodical that contains articles on the US scene (William Julius Wilson, Herbert Gans & Henry Louis Gates serve on their Editorial Board). Recent articles include "Spouses or Babies: Race, poverty & pathways in family formation in urban America," by Haya Stier & Marta Tienda; "Con-strucring Whiteness: The intersections of race & gender in US white supremacist discourse," by Abby Ferber; "A Strong or Weak State? Race & the US federal government in the 1920s," by Desmond King. Subs. (6 issue per volume) are $78/indiv., $180/inst. from Routledge, 29 W. 35 St., NYC, NY 10001-2299, 212/216-7800 x7822. journals@routledge.com [1900]

  • Ethnic & Racial Routledge, 29 W. 35 St., NYC, NY 10001-2299, 212/216-7800 x7822, E-mail: journals@routledge. corn. [2156]

  • "Hope in the Cities Community Resource Manual" an honest conversation on race, reconciliation & responsibility, is available ($34 indivs./nonprofits, $79 corp./educ.) from them, 1103 Sunset Ave., Richmond, VA 23221, 804/358-1764. 102732.1363@compuserve.com [1901]

  • "Hope in the Cities Community Resource Manual" ($34 indivs/nonprofits, $79 corp/educ.) 1103 Sunset Ave., Richmond, VA 23221, 804/358-1764, E-mail: 1363@compuserve. com. [2157]

  • "Multicultural Mass Media: The Contemporary AHANA [African, Hispanic/Latin, Asian & Native Amer.] System" is a research/publishing (Greenwood Press) project, directed by Alice Tail & Guy Meiss of the Dept. Journalism, Central Mich. Univ., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859. Contact them for inf. or to submit a ins. proposal. guy.t.meiss@cmich.edu [1902]

  • "Multicultural Mass Media: The Contemporary AHANA [African, Hispanic/Latin, Asian & Native Amer.] System" Dept. Journalism, Central Mich. Univ., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859, E-mail: guy.t.meiss@cmich.edu. [2158]

  • Native Americans: A Reference Guide, by Barry Pritzker (832 pp., Sept. 1998) 2 vols., $135 pre-pub price, ABC-CLIO, 130 Cremona Dr., Box 1911, Santa Barbara, CA 93116-1911, 800/368-6868. [2160]

  • "Radicalism & Resistance: The Evolution of Black Radical Thought," by Herb Boyd (11 pp.); "The Black Radical Congress: Revitalizing the Black Freedom Movement," by Manning Marable (11 pp.); "The Black Radical Congress: A Black Freedom Agenda for the 21st Century" (3 pp.) all appeared in the Spring 1998 issue of The Black Scholar. $6 (subs. to the quarterly, $30) from 485 65th St., Oakland, CA 94609, 510/547-6633. [1904]

  • "Radicalism & Resistance: The Evolution of Black Radical Thought," by Herb Boyd (11 pp.) appears in Spring 1998 issue of The Black S 485 65th St., Oakland, CA 94609, 510/547-6633 [2162]

  • Shades of Power is the new quarterly newsletter of the Inst. for Multi-Racial Justice, 331 Mission St., #170, SF, CA 94110, 415/522-2307. InstiMRJ@aol.com [1905]

  • "Shades of Power" Institute for Multi-Racial Justice, 331 Mission St., #170, SF, CA 94110, 415/522-2307, E-mail: lnstiMRJ@aol .com [2165]

  • "Supreme Court Clerks" A March 13, 1998 USA Today study found that of the 394 law clerks hired during the terms of curent sitting Justices, only 1.8% of these strategically important positions were held by African-Americans, 1% by Latinos, 4.5% by Asian-Americans. The NAACP will hold a demonstration at the Court, 9am, Monday, Oct. 5 (the first day of the new session). For inf., contact Hilary Shelton at the NAACP Wash. Bureau, 202/638-2269 [1906]

  • "The 1998-99 UCLA Asian & Pacific Islander Community Directory" (8th ed., 128 pp. 1998, $16 + tax) UCLA Asian American Studies Center, Box 951546, 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-15 [2166]

  • "The Black Radical Congress: Revitalizing the Black Freedom Movement," by Manning Marable (17 pp.) appears in Spring 1998 issue of The Black S, 485 65th St., Oakland, CA 94609, 510/547-6633. [2163]

  • "The Black Radical Congress: A Black Freedom Agenda for the 21st Century" (3 pp.) appears in the Spring 1998 issue of The Black S, 485 65th St., Oakland, CA 94609, 510/547-6633. [2164]

  • The Diversity Factor is a quarterly sub.($65 non-profits/educ.-govt. orgs., $97 corps.) published by Elsie Y. Cross Assoc., P0 Box 3188, Teaneck, NJ 07666, 201/833-0011. Their Summer 1998 issue focusses on diversity in the arts. A cumulative index of their Vols. 1-6 is available. [1908]

  • The Diversity Factor (subs., $65 non-profits/educ.-govt. orgs.,$97 corps) Elsie Y. Cross Assoc., P0 Box 3188, Teaneck, NJ 07666, 201/833-0011. [2168]

  • "The NAACP Legislative Report Card on the 105th Congress, 1997-98" is available (no price given) from their Wash. Bureau, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #1120, Wash., DC 20005, 202/638-2269. [1909]

  • "The NAACP Legislative Report Card on the 105th Congress 1997-1998" Washington Bureau, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #1120, Wash., DC 20005, 202/638-2269. [2169]

  • Whiteness: What Is It? is the theme of the Spring 1998 issue of Hungry Mind Review, with contributions by Julia Alvarez, Jabari Asim, Derrick Bell, Susan Faludi, Walter Mosley & about a dozen others, plus a questionnaire on whiteness. The 64-page issue is available ($5; subs. to the quarterly are $14) from HMR, 1657 Lincoln Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105-9970, 612/699-2610. [1910]

  • "Whiteness: What Is It?," by Julia Alvarez, Jabari Asim, Derrick Bell, Susan Faludi & Walter Mosley (65 pp. issue is available, $5; subs. to the quater) Hungry Mind Review, 1657 Lincoln Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105-9970, 612/699-2610. [2170]

July/August 1998

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  • "National Days of Dialogue on Race Relations: A Summary Report" (25 pp., April 1998) is available from NDD, 1322 18th St. NW, #26, Wash., DC 20009, 202/822-6343, $5 (some free copies available).
    Dialogdays@aol.com [2014]

  • "A Different World: Children's Perceptions of Race & Class in the Media" (16 pp., 1998) is available (free) from Children Now, 1212 Broadway, 5th flr., Oakland, CA 94612, 510/763-2444.
    children@childrennow.org [2008]

  • Chilling Admissions: The Affirmative Action Crisis & the Search for Alternatives, eds. Gary Orfield & Edward Miller (131 pp., 1998) Foreword by Christopher Edley, Jr., is available ($18.90, bulk discounts avail.) from the Harvard Educ. Pub. Gp., 349 Gutman Library, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138. Among the contributors: Thomas Kane, Jerome Karabel, Michael Nettles, Susanna Finnell. [2012]

  • Double Burden: Black Women and Everyday Racism, by Yanick St. Jean & Joe Feagin (235 pp., 1998) draws on more than 200 interviews with mostly middle-class women. $40 from ME Sharpe, 800/541-6563. [2013]

  • Race, Ethnicity, Gender & Class: The Sociology of Group Conflict & Change, by Joseph Healey (2nd ed., 623 pp., 1998) has been published by Pine Forge Press, 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, 805/499-4224, E-mail: sales@pfp.sagepub.com. No price listed. [2017]

  • "Affirmative Action" is the theme of the 35-page Spring 1998 issue of Southern Changes, the Southern Regional Council's quarterly. $6 from the Council, 133 Carnegie Way NW, #900, Atlanta, GA 30303-1024, 404/522-8764. src@mindspring.com [2009]

  • Americans All is "a nonprofit education program that provides teachers, students, parents & community volunteers with comparative inf., previously unavailable, about each of 6 historical population groups who helped build our nation - Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, European Americans, Mexican Americans & Puerto Rican Americans." Among their resource materials is a 403-page book, The Peopling of America: A Timeline of Events That Helped Shape Our Nation, compiled by the organization's founder, Allan Kullen ($17.95). Further inf from hint PAF, 5700 Sunnyside Ave., Beltsville, MD 20705, 301/982-5622. [2010]

  • "Bridging the Racial Divide on the Internet," by Donna Hoffman & Thomas Novak appeared in the April 17, 1998 issue of Science (and merited a front-page story in the NY Times). A reprint of the 3-page article, which shows that lower-income black Americans are far less likely to have internet access than whites of similar economic status, is available from Hoffman, Owen Grad. School of Mgt., Vanderbilt Univ., 401 21st Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37203. [2011]

  • New South End Press Books De Colores Means All of Us, by Elizabeth Martinez, Foreword by Angela Y. Davis (250 pp., 1998, $18 +s/h); Detroit:I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution (updated ed.), by Dan Georgakas & Marvin Surkin, Foreword by Manning Marable (250 pp., $18 +s/h); Talking About a Revolution: Interviews with Noam Chomsky, bell hooks, Barbara Ehrenreich, Manning Marable, Urvashi Vaid, Peter Kwong, Winona LaDuke, Michael Albert & Howard Zinn (160 pp., $14 + s/h). SEP is at 7 Brookline St., #1, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/547-4002. southend@igc.org [2015]

  • Race, Class & Struggle: Essays on Racism & Inequality in Britain, US & Western Europe, by Louis Kushnick (262 pp.) has been published by Rivers Oram Press in London ($13.95); also, Kushnick's Race, Class & Struggle, same publisher. Further inf. from author, Univ. Manchester, Dept. Amer. Studies, Manchester M139PL England, 061-275-3051, E-mail:msrsslk@fs1.ec.man.ac.uk. [2016]

  • The Afrocentric Idea, by Molefi Kete Asante (rev., expanded ed., 256 pp.) has been published by Temple Univ Press, 800/447-1656; 20.95. [2018]

  • The Recovering Racists Network founded by John McKenzie, is reachable at 2455 Marcia Dr., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523, 925/682-4959, E-mail: info@rrnet.org. They have a 15-page pamphlet available. [2019]

  • "Why Should Minorities, Women, Low-Income or Non-Mainstream Groups Be Highly Skeptical of Current Campaign Finance Proposals" 122 Maryland Ave. NE, Wash., DC 20002, 202/544-1681 [2020]

May/June 1998

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  • "The Millenium Breach: Richer, Poorer, & Racially Apart - A 30 Year Update of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders" (203 pp., March 1998) has been published by the Milton Eisenhower Foundation, 1660 L St. NW, #200, Washington, DC 20036, 202/429-0440, email: mseisenhower@msn.com. [2670]

  • Building One Nation: A Study of What is Being Done Today in Schools, Neighborhoods & The Workplace, by Karen McGill Lawson, Brian Komar & Andrea Rose (144 pp., 1998) is available (free) from the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights Educ. Fund, 1629 K St. NW, #1010, Washington, DC 20006, 202/466-3311, email: LCEF@civilrights.org. An Exec Summary is available, and bulk copies also are available for the cost of postage. LCEF is continuing to collect info on programs to improve intergroup relations; contact Brian Komar. [2662]

  • Race, Rights & The Asian American Experience, by Angelo Ancheta (244 pp., 1998) is available ($18.40) from Rutgers Univ. Press, 100 Joyce Kilmer Ave., Piscataway, NJ 08854, 800/446-9323. Related publications: The Retreat from Race: Asian Admissions & Racial Politics, by Dana Takai (248 pp., 1994, $20.) [2666]

  • Governing Diverse Communities: A Focus on Race & Ethnic Relations, eds. Patricia Reichler & Polly Dredge (140 pp., 1997) is a local officials' guide, available (no price listed) from the Natl. League of Cities Pub. Ctr., 888/571-2939. [2664]

  • "474 Hate Groups Blanket America" is a 60 page, Winter 1998 Intelligence Report, available (possibly free) from the So. Poverty Law Ctr., 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104. [2655]

  • African American Life & History: Slavery, Race & Civil Rights is the theme of a new UNC Press book catalogue: 800/848-6224. [2656]

  • Asian American Life & History:, by Juanita Tamayo Lott is available ($21.45) from Altamira Press, 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, 805/499-9774. Related publications from Altamira: Atlas of American Diversity, by Larry Hajime Shinagawa (168 pp., 1998, $28.45); The Multiracial Campus: Strategies for Transforming Higher Education, Leonard Valverde & Louis Castanells, eds. (200 pp., 1998, $26.45); Asian Pacific Americans in the Workplace, by Diana Ting Liu Wu (280 pp., 1997, $23.45); Man's Most Dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race, 6th ed., by Ashley Montagu (704 pp., 1997, $43.45; abridged 304 pp. student edition, $23.45). [2657]

  • Black & Jews is an 85 minute, 1997 video, by Alan Snitow & Deborah Kaufman, available ($200; $89.95 for public high schools & libraries, comm. gps., synagogues, churches) from California Newsreel, 149 9th St., SF, CA 94103, 415/621-6196, email: newsreel@ix.netcom.com. It comes with a 26 page study guide. [2661]

  • "Black-White Economic Gap Is Narrowing, White House Says" was the headline of a Feb. 10, 1998 New York Times story. The source is the Feb. 1998 Economic Report of the President. (Ch. 4, "Economic Inequality Among Racial & Ethnic Groups"). It's available from the US Govt. Printing Office, Supt. Docs., Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402; also online: for info, contact wwwadmin@www.access.gpo.gov. [2658]

  • Color Lines is a brand new magazine (a merger/continuation/improved version of Third Force & RaceFile), premier issue to be out June 1, 1998, with pieces by Manning Marable, Makani Themba, Harry Edwards, Alfredo de Avila, Lee Ann Hall, Rinku Sen & others. It will be published by the Applied Research Ctr. (whose director, Gary Delgado, is a former PRRAC Board member). $15/yr., $2.95/issue, from ARC, 1322 Webster St., #402, Oakland, CA 94612, 510/465-9577. Article ideas, etc., to Editor Bob Wing at bwing@arc.org. [2663]

  • Perspectives is a new 6-12 page bimonthly newsletter "on prejudice, ethnoviolence & social policy," from the Prejudice Inst., 2743 Maryland Ave., Baltimore MD 21218, 410/366-9654, email: prejinst@aol.com. Issue #2 focused on the President's Race Initiative. $24/yr., but sample copy available. [2665]

  • "Suicide Among Black Youths - US 1980-95" is a 4 page report contained in the March 20, 1998 issue of the HHS publication Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report. Contact Dr. Tonji Durant, CDC/NCIPC, 4770 Buford HWY. NE, Mailstop K-60, Atlanta, GA 30341. Related CDC documents (likely also available from Dr. Durant): "Youth Suicide Prevention Programs: A Resource Guide" (190 pp., Sept. 1992); "Suicide in the US, 1980-92" (50 pp., 1995); "School-Associated Violent Deaths in the US, 1992 to 1994," by S. Patrick Kachur, Gail Stennies, Kenneth Powell, William Modzeleski, Ronald Stephens, Rosemary Murphy, Marcie-Jo Kewanoq, David Sleet & Richard Lowry (from the June 12, 1996 JAMA); "Suicide in the US"; tables on homicide deaths & rates, 1989-95. [2667]

  • The Civil Rights Journal is published by the US Civil Rights Commn., 624 9th St., NW, Washington, DC 20425. Vol. 2, no. 1 (Fall 1997) contained some six dozen short viewpoint statements on "The Road Ahead for Civil Rights," by Antonia Hernandez, Patricia Ireland, Kweisi Mfume, John Sweeney, Raul Yzaguirre, James Zogby, Dorothy Height, Harry Edwards, Herbert Gans, Nikki Giovanni, Howard Zinn, Ronald Takaki & many others. Back copies may be available. [2668]

  • "The Colorblind Multiracial Dilemma: Racial Categories Reconsidered," by john a. powell appeared in the Summer 1997 issue of the Univ. of SF Law Review. Reprints of the 18 page article likely are available from the author, University of Minnesota Law School, 229 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55455, 612/625-5529, email: powel008@maroon.tc.umn.edu. [2669]

March/April 1998

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  • "An Examination of r the University's [Univ. Virginia] Minority Classified Staff (The Muddy Floor Report)" We'll send you a 6-page Exec. Summary with a SASE (and we can put you in touch with the study authors). [2693]

  • "Andy Young & NIKE" Five former SNCC Field Secretaries (Phil Hutchings, Betita [Elizabeth Sutherland] Martinez, Mike Miller, Wazir Peacock, Jean Wiley) have written a detailed. 5-page letter to Young, criticizing his whitewash of NIKE regarding their hiring policies and practices in China, Viet-Nam & Indonesia. For a copy of their letter, write Miller at 494 Vicksburg St., SF. CA 94114. They are urging people to write/phone Young. asking him to re-open the issue; Young is reachable at 303 Peachtree St.. #4800, Atlanta, GA 30308, 404/527-8484. [2694]

  • "Beyond Self-Interest: Asian Pacific americans Toward a Community of Justice: A Policy Analysis of Affirmative Action," by Gabriel Chin, Sumi Cho, Jerry Kang & Frank H. Wu a 44-page article by may be available from Prof. Wu. Howard Univ. School of Law, 2900 Van Ness St. NW. Wash., DC 20008, 202/806-8082. Wu also is co-author (with Theodore Hsien Wang) of "Beyond the Model Minority Myth." a chapter in The Affirmative Action Debate. ed. George Curry. which also may be available from Prof. Wu. [2696]

  • Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men The Summer/Fall 1997 issue contains, among other articles: "The Effects of Caring on the Achievement of African American Males: Case Studies," by Vernon Smith, and "Historical Challenges to Maintaining Health in African American Males," by T. Owens Moore. Subs. to the semi-annual are $10 from Morehouse Research Inst., 830 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-3773. [2697]

  • "Enter the River: Healing Steps From White Privileges Toward Racial Reconciliation" a free adult study guide to this 1994 Herald Press book, by Tobin Miller Shearer, is available from the Mennonite Central Comm., P0 Box 500, Akron, PA 17501, 717/859-3889. E-mail: tms@mccus.org. It's also on the web at: http//www.mennonitecc.ca/mcc/misc/enter-the-river. [2698]

  • "Facing the Challenge of Racism & Race Relations: Democratic Dialogue & Action For Stronger Communities" (3rd ed.) is a 60-page study guide, available ($5; bulk prices avail.) from The Study Circles Resource Ctr., PO Box 203. Pomfret, CT 06258, 860/928-2616, E-mail: scrc@neca.com. [2699]

  • "Getting Uncle Sam to Enforce Your Civil Rights" a 115-page, 1997 US Civil Rights Commn. publication (outlining rights & avenues of restitution for persons discriminated against regarding credit, education, employment, housing, law enforcement, fed, programs, public accommodations & voting) is available (free) from the Commn., 624 9th St. NW, #600, Wash., DC 20425. [2700]

  • "Immigration & Human Rights," by Carl Anthony is a 5-article, 15-page special section from the Summer/ Fall 1997 issue of the quarterly Race Poverty & the Environment, eds. Carl Anthony & Luke Cole: $15/yr. ($30 insts., free for low-income persons & comm. gps from Earth Island Inst., Box 29908, Presidio Sta., SF, CA 94129. [2805]

  • "Interracial Dialogue Groups Across America: A Directory" (100 pp., 1997) is available ($13) from the Ctr. for Living Democracy, 289 Fox Farm Rd., Brattleboro, VT 05301, 802/254-1234. [2701]

  • "Kwame Ture! Stokely Carmichael: Tribute to a Life of Struggle" is the Fall/Winter 1997, 108-page issue of The Black Scholar. Contributors include Bill Strickland, Charlie Cobb, Joanne Grant. Clayborne Carson + selected writings of Ture/Carmichael. $6 from The Black Scholar, P0 Box 2869, Oakland. CA 94618. 510(547-6633). [2702]

  • Race & Reason is the annual journal of the Columbia Univ. Inst. for Research in African-American Studies, headed by Manning Marable. Vol. 3, for acad. yr. 1996-97, contains "Diversity & Democracy: A Conversation on Race & Ethnicity in Amer. Life," with Marable, Kweisi Mfume, George Curry, Michael Eric Dyson & Evelyn HuDeHart; "The Fire This Time: Harlem & Its Discontents in the 1990s," by Johanna Fernandez; review of books by Dinesh D'Souza and Stephen Steinberg; and lots else. Possibly free, from the Inst., 1200 Amsterdam Ave., Mail Code 5512, Columbia Univ., NYC NY 10027, 212/854-7080, E-mail: tpm8@columbia.edu. [2703]

  • "Reclaiming Race: Toward a New Dialogue on Race & Culture in NYC" is a set of readings selected by 1996-97 Revson Fellows (one of whom was PRRAC Board member Esmeralda Simmons) for an April 1997 conf. You may he able to get a copy from the Revson Fellows Program. 420 W. 116 St., NYC, NY 10027, 212/280-4023. [2704]

  • "The Inst. for Public Accuracy" is a new "national consortium of public-policy analysts committed to scrutinizing the news releases of the country's major [right-wing] think tanks." Aided by a Pioneer grant from the Stern Family Fund, IPA is headed by journalist Norman Solomon. The Institute's roster of experts who will help critique, on a quick turn-around basis, think-tank press materials includes, among many others, Chip Berlet, Jeff Cohen, Daniel Ellsberg, Linda Gordon, Emil Guillermo, Doug Henwood, Edward Herman. Martha Honey, Nicholas Johnson, Ellen Miller, Salim Muwakkil, Frances Fox Piven, Joel Rogers and Holly Sklar. AddI. inf. from IPA, 65 9th St., #3, SF, CA 94103, 415/552-5378, E-mail: institute@igc.org [2811]

  • The Long Walk to Freedom Reunion Concert a 1996 event hosted by Julian Bond, is now available as a (74-mm.) CD. It contains 20 songs from the 60s Civil Rights Movement, by Phil Ochs, Len Chandler and others, performed by Chandler, Magpie, several former members of the SNCC Freedom Singers and others, $17 from Cultural Ctr. for Social Change. 3133 Conn. Ave. NW, #432, Wash.. DC 20008, 202/462-4611. [2705]

  • "The Lord Moves in Mysterious Ways," by Katha Pollitt from the Dec. 22, 1997, Nation, contrasts the way the nation treated the (white Iowan) McCaughey septuplets with the disregard of the (Black DC) Thompson sextuplets, born around the same time. We'll send a copy with a SASE. [2706]

  • "The Rise & Decline of the American Ghetto," by David Culter, Edward Glaeser & Jacob Vigdor (40 pp. + tables, Jan. 1997), is available ($5) from The Natl. Bureau of Econ. Research, 1050 Mass. Ave.. Cambridge. MA 02138, 617/868-3900. x315. [2714]

  • "The Status of Black Atlanta 1996-97," by Bob Holmes (102 pp., 1997) is available ($10) from the So. Ctr. for Studies in Public Policy. Clark Atlanta Univ.. Jas. P. Brawley Dr. @ Fair St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314. 404/880-8085, Also available: "Georgia Legislative Review 1997" ($8). E-mail: scspp@cau.edu [2715]

  • "The World Organization Against Torture USA" is seeking assistance in drafting a report on US compliance under the Internatl. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. The report will highlight US obligations & human rights violations pertaining to ethnic & racial discrimination in the administration of the death penalty, racist violence (hate crimes & police brutality) and economic rights (poverty. housing, employment discrimination, education, environmental racism & health). The report will be submitted to the a UN treaty monitoring body and can be used by anti-racism activists. For more inf., and to submit materials, contact Patrick Chapman, WOAT, 1015 18th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/861-6494 [2716]

  • "Welfare Reform: Next Steps" is a 12-page summary of the "Welfare to Work: Is It a Viable Policy?' symposium, held Nov. 21-22 in Baltimore. with presentations by Jared Bernstein. Larry Brown. Gary Burtless, Peter Edelman. Irwin Garfinkel. Martha Ozawa, LaDona Pavetti. Alvin Schorr + others. Available (likely free) from John Hansan. Odyssey Forum, P0 Box 1223, McLean. VA 22101-1223. 703/734-3266. [2728]

  • "World War II Internment of Japanese Latin-Americans:" Beyond the by now well known internment of US citizens of Japanese descent during WWII, a little known accomaniment of the shameful act was that shameful act was that, at the instigation of the US govt., 2264 Japanese Latin-Americans were forcilbly removed from thie homes in Peru, Pnanma, Bolivia & other countries and brought to the US under military escort to be used in exchanges with Japan for American citizens trapped in territoriesJapan controlled. The Justice Dept. ironically claimed they could be interned because they were present "illegally" in the US. Similarly, our govt. also interned 700 German & Italian Latin Americans. These persons were omitted from the 1988 legislation providing apology and reparations, which covered only US citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents. The ALCU of So. Calif. & others have brought suit to bring these persons under the protection of the 1988 Act. Further inf.and background materials are avail. from Bob Sakaniwa, Japanese-Amer. Citizens League, 1001 Conn. Ave. NW, #704, Wash., DC 20036, 202/223-1240 [3883]

January/February 1998

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  • "Generations of Diversity: Latinos in the United States," by Jorge del Pinal & Audrey Singer (48 pp., Oct. 1997) is available ($8.50) from the Population Reference Bureau, 800/877-9881. [3038]

  • "Home-Grown Progress: The Evolution of Innovative School-to-Work Programs," by Rachel Pedraza, Edward Pauly & Hilary Kopp (Sept. 1997) is available from the Econ. Policy Inst., 1660 L St. NW, #1200, Washington, DC 20036, 202/331-5531. [3233]

  • Chicano Studies: Survey & Analysis, by D.J. Bixler-Marquez, C. Ortega, R. Solorzano & C. LaFarelle (365 pp., 1997) an interdisciplinary text designed for introductory & survey courses, has been published by Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 800/228-0810. [3025]

  • Just Transportation: Dismantling Race & Class Barriers to Mobility, eds. Robert D. Bullard & Glenn S. Johnson (208 pp., 1997) is available ($15.95) from New Society Publishers, 800/567-6772. Authors of the 13 chaptors include Susana Almanza, Don Chen, Eric Mann & Bill Lann Lee. There's also a related 45 minute "Just Transportation" video, available from the Environmental Justice Resource Ctr. at Clark Atlanta University, 404/880-6911, email: ejrc@cau.edu. [3039]

  • Race in the Global Era: African Americans at the Millennium, by Clarence Lusane (1997) is available ($20.50) from South End Press, 800/533-8478. [3046]

  • American Indian Report "the only international news magazine for & about American Indians," is available for $49/yr. 800/992-4489. [3023]

  • Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, by Richard Walker & Linda McDowell publiches radical analyses of spatial & environmental issues; topics addressed include feminism, enviornmentalism, racism, warfare, inner city poverty, postmodernism & anticolonialism. Free sample copy: Blackwell Publishers, 350 Main St., Malden, MA 02148, 800/835-6770. [3296]

  • "Can - or Should - America Be Color-Blind?" is an 8 page pamphlet reporting "psychological research reveals fallacies in a color-blind response to racism," available (possibly free) from Lori Valancia Greene at the American Psychological Association, 750 First St. NE, Washington, DC 20002, 202/336-5931. [3024]

  • "Do Majority-Minorty Districts Maximize Substantive Black Representation in Congress?," by Charles Cameron, David Epstein & Sharyn O'Halloran appeared in the Dec. 1996 American Political Science Review. Epstein & O'Halloran also have a related paper, "Measuring the Constitutionality of Majority-Minority Districts." Copies of both likely are available from Prof. Epstein, 719 International Affairs, Columbia University, 420 W. 118 St., MC3320, NYC, NY 10027, 212/854-7566, email: de11@columbia.edu. [3027]

  • Native American Law Digest is a monthly summary of court & adm. decisions significant to the Native American community. $269/yr. (money back guaruntee) from The Falmouth Inst., 3702 Pender Dr., #300, Fairfax, VA 22030, 800/992-4489. [3040]

  • New OMB Standards for Race/Ethnicity Data Classification The October, 30, 1997 Federal Register (pp. 58782-90) contains these revisions for collecting federal data. If you have trouble locating the Federal Register, we'll send you a copy with a SASE (55 cents postage). [3042]

  • Race & Ethnic Relations 97/98, ed. John Kromkowski (272 pp.), is available (no price listed) from Dushkin/McGraw Hill, Guilford, CT 06437. [3044]

  • "The 'Racing' of American Society: Race Functioning as a Verb Before Signifying as a Noun," by john a. powell appeared in the Winter 1997 Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory & Practice. Reprints of the 27 page article are available from the author, Inst. for Race & Poverty, Univ. MN Law School, 415 Law Ctr., 229-19th Ave. S., Minneappolis, MN 55455, 612/625-8071, email: irp@gold.tc.umn.edu. [3051]

  • "The Affirmative Action Debate: What's Fair in Policy & Programs?" is the special Winter 1996 issue of the Journal of Social Issues, Paula Skedsvold & Tammy Mann, eds. Copies of the 165 page issue are available from Dept. HRH, Plenum Pub. Corp., 233 Spring St., NYC, NY 10013, 212/620-8069. [3048]

  • "The Reparations Debate: Should the West Compensate Africa for the Slave Trade?" is the cover symposium from the Oct. 27-Nov. 9, 1997 issue of West Africa. We'll send a copy of the 7 page set of articles with a SASE (55 cents postage). [3056]

November/December 1997

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  • Beyond the Politics of Place: New Directions in Community Organizing, by Gary Delgado (96 pp., 1997) is available ($29) from Chardon Press, P0 Box 11607, Berkeley, CA 94712, 510/704-8714, E-mail: chardn@aol.com. [3495]

  • "Bridging the Racial Divide: A Report on Interracial Dialogue in America," by Paul Martin DuBois & Johnathan Hutson is a new 64-page publication available ($13) from The Ctr. for Living Democracy, 289 Fox Farm Rd., Brattleboro, VT 05301, 802/254-1227. [3457]

  • Civil Rights at the U. S. Dept. of Agriculture: A Report by the Civil Rights Action Team (121 pp., 1997) is available (possibly free) from USDA, (Crit/0040-South), Wash., DC 20250-0186. [3458]

  • Cracks in the Bell Curve, by Orley Aschenfelter & Cecilia Rouse (120 pp.) will be out Jan. 1998 from Brookings, 800/275-1447 ($10.95 + s/h). [3459]

  • "Ebonics II" is the 80-page, Summer 1997 issue of The Black Scholar. $6 ($10 insts.) from 485 65 St., Oakland, CA 94618, 510/547-6633. [3461]

  • Ending Racism: Working for a Racism Free 21st Century the 35-mm. training video mentioned in the Resources Section of our Jan/Feb. issue, is now available at a different address: Crossroads Milwaukee, 600 21st St., Racine, WI 53403, 414/636-8583. [3462]

  • "Jobs & Taxes in San Francisco: Facing San Franciscans' Real Employment Needs," by Robert Lehman (16 pp., 1997) is available ($2 + s/h) from San Franciscans for Tax Justice, P0 Box 460213, SF, CA 94146-0213, 415/648-1904. [3509]

  • "NYC Housing Court Usage & Preventive Services," by David Rubel (62 pp., 1997) is available ($20 + s/h) from Citizens Advice Bureau, 2054 Morris Ave., Bronx, NY 10453, 718/365-0910. [3496]

  • Race and Racism in the 90s: Teaching Social Justice, Living Social Justice audio/visual tapes of 4 speakers: Howard Zinn, Imani Perry, M. Jacqui Alexander, Marilyn Mackel ("20th Century Slave Ships"), are available ($10.50 audio, $19 video) from Radio Free Maine, P0 Box 2705, Augusta, ME 04338, 207/622-6629. Contact them re other tapes. [3465]

  • Race, Ethnicity & Gender in the US: Inequality, Group Conflict & Power, by Joseph Healey (364 pp.) "Ethnicity & Race: Making Identities in a Changing World", by Stephen Cornell & Douglas Hartmann (300 pp., 1998); and "Facing Difference: Race, Gender & Mass Media", eds. Shirley Biagi & Marilyn Kern-Foxworth (284 pp.), are available (prices not listed but examination copies offered) from Pine Forge Press, 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, 805/499-4224, E-mail: sales@pfp.sagepub.com. [3463]

  • "The Real Ebonics Debate: Power, Language & the Education of African-American Children," by Lisa Delpit & Theresa Perry The issue has sections on "What is Ebonics?," "Classroom Implications," "The Oakland Resolution" & "Personal Essays" (by 2 women on how language & educ. issues have affected their lives). Copies of the issue are $3.50 from 1001 E. Keefe Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53212, 800/669-4192. Selected articles from the issue are on their website: www.rethinkingschools.org. [3466]

  • "To Fulfill Their 'Rightly Needs': Consumerism & the NatI. Welfare Rights Movement," by Felicia Kornbluh appeared in the Fall 1997 Radcliffe History Review. The 38-page article, as well as her 3-page article from the Oct. 5, 1997, In These Times, "Class Dismissed: Welfare Recipients Fight to Stay in College," may be available from the author, Dept. History, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544. [3494]

  • "Toward a More Perfect Union in an Age of Diversity: A Guide for Building Stronger Communities through Public Dialogue" is available ($7) from The Study Circles Resource Ctr., P0 Box 203, 697A Pomfret St., Pomfret, CT 06258, 860/ 928-2616, E-mail: scrc@neca.com. Available in Spanish as well. They also have a companion 23-min. discussion-starter videotape (no price listed). SCRC provides free copies of its printed materials for community-wide study circle programs. [3490]

  • Voting Hopes or Fears? White Voters, Black Candidates & Racial Politics in America, by Keith Reeve (177 pp., 1997) Foreword by A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., has been published by Oxford Univ. Press, 198 Madison Ave., NYC, NY 10016. [3491]

  • White Bread Competition, by Jo Ann Yolanda Hernandez (180 pp., 1997) "a life-affirming collection of interconnected stories that celebrate the strides of the Hispanic community", is available ($10) from Bronzeword, 1155 S. Van Ness, #405, SF, CA 94110-3214,800/633-ARTE. [3492]

September/October 1997

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  • "Index of Hispanic Economic Indicators" (7 pp., July 1997) is available from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 1111 19th St. NW, #1000, Washington, DC 20036, 202/785-1670. [3412]

  • Race, Class & Struggle: Racism & Inequality in Britain, the US and W. Europe, by Louis Kushnick (256 pp., 1997) is available from NYU Press, 70 Wash. Sq. S., NYC, NY 10012, 800/996-6987. [3413]

  • "Talking is the First Step: Governing in a Racially & Ethnically Diverse Community" (1997) is a 9 page pamphlet available from the Natl. League of Cities, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004. [3415]

  • Urban Planning & the African American Community: In the Shadows, by June Manning Thomas & Marsha Ritzdorf (321 pp., 1996) is available ($23.95) from Sage Publications, 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, 805/499-9774. [3417]

  • "Cost, Quality & Child Outcomes in Child Care Centers" (86 pp., April 1995) available in an 18 page Exec. Summary and a 500 page Technical report, can be ordered from the Economics Dept., Univ. of Colorado, Campus Box 159, PO Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217, 303/556-4934. [3478]

July/August 1997

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  • "1996 Facts on Grants for the Poverty Program of the C.S. Mott Foundation" (80 pp.) is available (free) from the Foundation, 800/645-1766, or E-mail: infocenter@mott.org. [3304]

  • "Affirmative Action: Beyond Diversity," by Owen Fiss is an op-ed by the Yale Law School Prof. Fiss that appeared in the May 7, 1997 Wash. Prof. Fiss, a defender of affirmative action, argues for a rationale based not on creating a broad variety of viewpoints (i.e., diversity) or as an exercise in compensatory justice, but in terms of "a structural remedy for a structural problem: as a means of eradicating the caste structure that now mars our society and that has its roots in slavery & the segregation of Jim Crow." We'll send a copy with a SASE. [3292]

  • Black & Brown in America: The Case for Cooperation, by Bill Piatt (220 pp., 1997) with Foreword by David Dinkins, is available ($21.95) from NYU Press, 800/996-NYUP. [3297]

  • "Civil Rights Voting Record for the 104th Congress - Jan. 1995-Oct. 1996" is available from the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights, 1629 K St. NW, #1010, Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3311. [3298]

  • "Intergroup Relations Database" The Leadership Conf. Education Fund is developing a database of programs to improve intergroup relations in education, communities/ neighborhoods & the workplace. Send inf. on programs (with contact person & phone #) to LCEF, 1629 K St. NW, #1010, Wash., DC 20006, fax: 202/466-3435 [3299]

  • "The Making & Unmaking of Whiteness" the April 11-13 cont. at UC-Berkeley, organized by graduate students, is arranging to have the conf. papers published. Inf. available by E-mail: whiteinfo@garnet.berkeley.edu. [3300]

  • "The National Asian Pacific American Organizations 1997-1998 Directory" is available, free, from the Philip Morris Cos., 120 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10017 (attn: Natl. APA Org. Dir.) [3301]

  • "The Responsibility of Whites for Racial Justice" is a 3-page abridged version of a Jan. 1996 talk by John Bracey, Prof. of Afro-American Studies at U-Mass/Amherst, printed in the Jan. 1997 issue of Peaceworks. Available from us with a SASE. [3303]

  • US-Mexico Border Shooting an 18-year old high school student was shot to death along the US-Mexico border by a unit of 4 Marines. The Amer. Friends Service Comm. has prepared a packet of materials to bring attention to this incident & to the Increasing militarization of the border area. See their website, www.afsc.org, or contact (former PRRAC Board member) Maria Jimenez of the AFSC's Immigration Law Enforcement Monitoring Proj., 713/926-2799. [3407]

May/June 1997

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  • "20 Questions to Ask about Your State Welfare Program" "Realities & Choices: Helping States Enhance Family Economic Security" are available from the Ctr. on Hunger, Poverty & Nutrition Policy, Tufts Univ., Medford, MA 02155, 617/627-3956. The former (a 1-pager) is free; the latter (15 pp. + supporting materials) is $8. [3163]

  • "A Black Critique of the Internal Revenue Code," by Beverly Moran & William Whitford appeared in Vol. 1996, No. 4 of the Wisconsin Law Review. Reprints of the 70-page article may be available from the authors, who teach at the Univ. of Wisc. Law School, Madison, WI 53706. [3142]

  • "An African-American Studies Catalog" is available from South End Press, 116 Sr. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115-4818. New titles include Black Liberation in Conservative America, by Manning Marable; Criminal Injustice: Confronting the Prison Crisis, ed. Elihu Rosenblatt; Another America: The Politics of Race & Blame, by Kofi Buenor Hadjor; Beyond Identity Politics: Emerging Social Justice Movements in Communities of Color, ed. John Anner. [3143]

  • "An Analysis of NY State WeIf. Reform Proposal" "New York Works Proposal Will Leave Gaps in the Safety Net & Put Pressure on County & NYC Budgets," by Elizabeth McNichol (18 pp. + App., Jan. 1997), is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 820 First St. NE, #510, Wash., DC 20002, 202/ 408-1080, E-mail: center@center.cbpp.org; contact them re price. [3164]

  • "Black Economists: An 'Elite Clan of Warrior Intellectuals'," by Paul Ruffin appeared in the Nov. 14, 1996, issue of Black Issues in Higher Education. We'll send a copy of the 7-page article with a SASE (55 cents postage). [3144]

  • Black Teachers on Teaching, by Michelle Foster (240 pp., 1997) is available ($23) from New Press, 450 W. 41 St., NYC, NY 10036, 212/629-8811. [3208]

  • Critical White Studies: Looking Behind the Mirror, by Richard Delgado & Jean Stefancic (592 pp., 1997) is available ($29.95 + s/h) from Temple Univ. Press, 800/447-1656. [3146]

  • Ethnic Los Angeles, by Roger Waldinger & Mehdi Bozorgmehr (512 pp., 1996) is available ($19.95 + s/h) from the Russell Sage Fdn., 800/524-64Ol. [3147]

  • Jackie Robinson there has been some wonderful coverage and writing on the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's integration of the national pastime." Among the best is Roger Wilkins' Introduction to Rachel Robinson's book about her husband. We'll send you a copy with a SASE (55 cents postage). [3148]

  • Minorities Current Controversies is a forth-coming volume from Greenhaven Press, part of a series of supplementary texts for h.s. & college students presenting a wide range of views on controversial subjects. They are looking for articles, position papers, documents, book excerpts to include (as well as org. descriptions for reader reference). Contact Nuria Coe at Greenhaven, P0 Box 289009, San Diego, CA 92198-9009, 619/485-7424. [3149]

  • "Minority Organizations: A National Directory" has just been published by Ferguson Pub, Co., listing 5800 orgs. $49.95 from 800/306-9941. [3150]

  • "On the Line: Latinos on Labor's Cutting Edge" is a special (Nov/Dec. 1996) issue of NACLA Report on the Americas. Articles in the 25-page special section cover Puerto Rican public sector workers, Latino labor, Mexican workers, portraits of organizers. $5.75 from NACLA, P0 Box 77, Hopewell, PA 16650-0077, 212/870-3146. [3151]

  • "Statewide Poll Shows Strong Support for Affirmative Action Programs" is the heading of a news release & accompanying background materials from the Georgia Rural-Urban Summit. Inf. from Daniel Levitas, P0 Box 225, Decatur, GA 30031, 404/373-5169. [3152]

  • Stories of Scousboro, by James Goodman (463 pp., 1995) is published by Vintage Books. [3155]

  • "Straight Talk about Affirmative Action" is a 14-page, 1996 Facilitator's Guide, produced for Acting
    in the Affirmative: An SEIU Reclaim America Campaign for Equity & Fairness. Contact SEIU, 1313 L St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/898-3200. [3157]

  • "The Black Report; Charting the Changing Status of African Americans" has just been published by DataDeeds, a company recently established by Billy Tidwell, formerly Director of Research for the Natl. Urban League. The 85-page document - the first of a planned annual publication - is available ($17.50) from them, P0 Box 4617, Silver Spring, MD 20914, 301/879-1552. [3158]

  • The Diversity Factor is a quarterly journal addressing issues of racism, sexism & other forms of discrimination in the work world. Subs. (for nonprofits) are $48/yr. from P0 Box 3188, Teaneck, NJ 07666, 201/ 833-0011. The Winter 1997 issue has articles on Hispanic presence in the workplace: a test on the progress of women and work; and "The Oppression Matrix," by publisher Elsie Cross. [3159]

  • "The Status of Muslim Civil Rights in the U.S." a follow-up report from the Council on American-Islamic Relations Research Ctr. (65 pp., 1997), is available ($7) from CAIR,1050 17th St. NW, #490, Wash., DC 20036, 202/638-6340. [3160]

  • Transnationalism, Media & Asian Americans in the 1990s is a special issue of Amerasia Journal, available ($12) from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Prog., 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, E-mail: dmar@ucla.edu. [3161]

  • Welfare Reform Organizing is a new periodic newsletter from the Ctr. for Community Change (1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007)to share the efforts of grassroots organizations around the country to move low income people into the welfare reform debate." Likely free. Contact: Rick Stolz, E-mail: stolzr@commchange.org. [3186]

  • Work With Me is a diversity video & manual, featuring 2 W. Mich. organizations. $80 from Direction Or., 5 Lyon St. NW, #320, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3119, 888/790-6767. [3162]

March/April 1997

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  • Apology for Slavery The Southern Baptist Convention, at its 1995 Atlanta meeting, passed a "Resolution on Racial Reconciliation on the 150th Anniversary of the Southern Baptist Convention." We've just gotten hold of a copy of this rather extraordinary 2-page document (it acknowledges "the role that slavery played in the formation of the Southern Baptist Convention," the role their forbears played in the slavery system, and notes that "we continue to reap a bitter harvest" from slavery an oblique reference to the reparations issue) and will be happy to send it to you with a SASE. [3010]

  • "Are Affirmative Action Hires Less Qualified? Evidence from Employer-Employee Data on New Hires," by Harry Holzer & David Neumark (25 + Tables, 1997) study reporting "lower educational qualifications among women & minorities hired under Affirmative Action. However, we do not find evidence of weaker job performance among most groups of minority & female Affirmative Action hires." The paper is available (possibly free) from Prof. Neumark, Dept. Economics, Marshall Hall, Mich. St. U., F. Lansing, MI 48824-1038. [3011]

  • "Beyond the Nationalism of Fools: Toward an Agenda for Black Intellectuals," by Eugene Rivers appeared in the Summer 1995 issue of Boston Review. We'll send a copy with a SASE. [3012]

  • Black Liberation in Conservative America, by Manning Marable (300 pp., 1997) is available ($19) from South End Press, 116 St. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115-4818. [3013]

  • "Born on Third Base: The Sources of Wealth of the Forbes 400" (16 pp. + Tables, Feb. 1997) is available (no price listed) from United for a Fair Economy, 37 Temple P1., 5th fir., Boston, MA 02111, 617/423-2148, E-mail: fairecon@stw.org. The study (which they intend to issue annually) shows that over 50% of the Forbes 400 inherited at least $50 million or companies worth at least that amount, undercutting Forbes Magazine's statement accompanying its annual list, that "Great fortunes are being created almost monthly in the US today by young entrepreneurs who hadn't a dime when we created this list 14 years ago." A sample issue of their quarterly newsletter Too Much is available on request. [3119]

  • Healing Racism offers programs & facilitator training. Contact them at P0 Box 110, Evanston, IL 60204, 847/492-0123, E-mail: healrace@aol.com. [3015]

  • "Southern Human Rights Organizing Conf." A 5-page summary of last summer's Oxford, MS conf. may be available from Jaribu Hill, ACLU of Oxford, P0 Box 1081, Oxford, MS 38655, 601/281-8111. [3016]

  • "The Continuing Struggle: Civil Rights & the Clinton Administration," by Corrine Yu & William L. Taylor is the 5th biennial report from the Citizens Commn. on Civil Rights. 20 chapters cover every major substantive area. The 262-page, 1997 report is available (possibly free) from the Commn., 2000 M St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/659-5565. [3017]

  • The Nation of Islam: 1930-1996, by Reginald Shareef (192 pp., 1996) is the special Fall-Winter 1996 issue of The Black Scholar. The 120-page issue is available ($6 - subs. to the quarterly are $30, insts./libs. $60) from P0 Box 2869, Oakland, CA 94618, 510/547-6633. [3018]

January/February 1997

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  • "Affirmative Action: Working & Learning Together," by Corrine Yu & William L. Taylor (64 pp., 1996) is available (no price listed) from the Citizens' Commission on Civil Rights, 2000 M St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/659-5565. [2837]

  • Aumento Va! A Raise Now! The Story of the PCUN's 10th Anniv. Organizing Campaign is a new video documentary from Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (Northwest Treeplanters & Farmworkers United). The 50-mm. video describes "how thousands of farmworkers rose up and won $1,000,000 in higher wages in the 1995 strawberry harvest." In English, with Spanish dialogue subtitled. $10 for comm. orgs./limited income indivs., $20 others, from PCIJN, 300 Young St., Woodburn, OR 97071, 503/982-0243. [2867]

  • "Beyond Self-Interest: Asian Pacific Americans Towards a Community of Justice," by Jerry Kang, Frank H. Wu, Sumi Cho & Gabriel Chin details the role APAs play in the affirmative action debateThe 40-page report is available ($7) from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr., P0 Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546; it can be downloaded from their web site: http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc/policy [2838]

  • "Church Burnings" The US Civil Rights Commn., through its state advisory committees, held community forums in the states where the largest number of black church burnings took place. Exec. Summaries & transcripts of the Memphis, Boligee (AL), Charlotte, Columbia (SC), Baker (LA) & Cleveland (MS) forums are available from the Commission, 624 9th St. NW, Wash., DC 20425. [2839]

  • "Do Minority-Owned Businesses Get a Fair Share of Government Contracts?," by Michael Fix, Maria Enchautegui, Pamela Loprest, Sarah von de Lippe & Douglas Wissoker (70 pp.) (70 pp. + Apps.), was recently released by The Urban Inst. It's $16. A summary document is available (likely free) from Fix at the Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/857-8517. The report documents the underrepresentation of minority firms with respect to government work. [2840]

  • Ending Racism: Workinjg for a Racism Free 21st Century, by Charles Ruehle & Sue Ruehle is a 35-mm. training video, available, with a study guide, for $35 from Crossroads, 2218 N. 6th St., Milwaukee, WI 53208, 414/871-4045, E-mail: rodrigvm@soca.com. [2841]

  • Escape from Poverty: What makes a Difference for Children, by Lindsay Chase-Lansdale & Jeanne Brooks-Gunn (339 pp., 1995) is available ($53.45) from Cambridge U. Press, 800/872-7423. [2856]

  • "Islamophobia," by Kamran Rastegar is the lead article in the July/Aug. issue of RaceFile, a bimonthly "critical assessment of reporting on racial issues in the established & Community press, published by the Applied Research Ctr., 1322 Webster St., #402, Oakland, CA 94612. Subs. $48/yr. indivs./nonprofits, $180 fdns./insts./Iibs. [2844]

  • "Latinos in Colorado: Dispelling Myths, Fears & Stereotypes - Vol. IV," by Georgia Pappas (50 pp., 1996) is available ($17.50) from the Latin Amer.Research & Service Agency, 309 W. First Ave., Denver, CO 80223, 303/722-5150 [2845]

  • "Latinos Speak Out," by Joseph Torres is a good report on the Oct. 12 Latino March to Washington, from the Dec. 1996 issue of Hispanic. We'll send a copy of the 4-page article with a SASE The March sponsor. Coordinadora 96, intends to continue as a new Latino advocacy group; they can be reached at 213/268-8472, E-mail: Coord96@aol.com. [2846]

  • "New pubs. from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy" (headed by PRRAC Board member Alan Houseman): "A Detailed Summary of the Key Provisions of the Temporacy Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant of HR. 3734," by Mark Greenberg & Steve Savner (61 pp., Aug. t996, $5); "Family Law Issues & the 'Personal Responsibility & Work Opp. Reconciliation Act of 1996'," by Paula Roberts (44 pp., Nov. 19%, $5); "Teen Parent Provisions in the PR&WORA of 1996," by Jodie Levin-Epstein (79 pp., Nov. 1996, $7.50 - a 10-page summary also is available); "Waivers & the New Welfare Law: Initial Approaches in State Plans," by Mark Greenberg & Steve Savner (19 pp., Nov. 1996, $3). Available (as is a publications list) from CLASP, 1616 P St. NW, #150, Wash., DC 20036, 202/328-5140, xO. Many of CLASP's pubs. are also available on the Internet: follow the links from their web site at "www.clasp.org"; also on HandsNet -visit web site at "www.handsnet.org" or phone them at 408/257-4500. [2858]

  • Race, Poverty, and American Cities, by John Charles Boger & Judith Welch Wegner [2830] See full text.

  • Report in America's War on Poverty'Community Outreach & Educ. Program describing efforts taken on behalf of Blackside's 5-hour 1995 tv. documentary, is available (likely free) from The Lincoln Filene Ctr., Tufts Univ., Medford, MA 02155, 617/627-3453. [2859]

  • "The Bell Curve: On Race, Social Class & Epidemiological Research," by Calres Muntaner, F. Javier Nieto & Patricia O'Campo appeared in the Sept. 15, 1996, Amer. J. of Epidemiology. Reprints of the 7-page article are available (free) from Dr. Muntaner, Inst. of 0cc. & Env. Health, W. VA School of Medicine, 3313 Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Ctr., P0 Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506-9190 [2847]

  • The Bridge is the newsletter of the Southeast Asia Resource Action Ctr., 1628 16th St. NW, 3rd fir., Wash., DC 20009-3099, 202/667-4690, E-mail: searacdc@aol.com v. The Spring/Summer 1996 issue focuses on Vietnam and Vietnamese-Americans and on juvenile gang activities in the US, and has a 2-year cumulative newsletter index. [2848]

  • "The Carnegie Corp." has launched a research initiative on Race & Ethnic Relations. 16 awards, ranging from $49,000 to $175,000 and totaling $2.1 million, have been made. For a list of the awards and further inf. on the project, contact Anthony Jackson at the Corn., 437 Madison Ave., NYC, NY t0022, 212/371-3200. [2849]

  • "The Potomac Chronicle: Public Policy & Civil Rights from Kennedy to Reagan," by Harold C. Fleming & Viginia Fleming chronicles the work of the Potomac Inst. which "gave vital behind-the-scenes support to countless public- and private-sector initiatives related to civil rights, equal opportunity, urban social problems & race relations." The 285-page book is available ($32.95) from Univ. of Georgia Press, 800/266-5842. [2850]

  • The World Conf. on Remedies & Ethnic Inequality audio and video tapes from sessions at this May 16-19, 1996, conf. at the Univ. of MN Roy Wilkins Ctr. are available from the Ctr. Send for the list and order form: Roy Wilkins Ctr., Humphrey Inst. of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave. S., Mpls, MN 55455, 612/625-9821. [2852]

  • Toward a Common Destiny: Improving Race & Ethnic Relations in America, by Willis D. Hawley & Anthony Jackson (486 pp., 1995) is available ($45) from Jossey-Bass Publishers, 350 Sansome St., SF, CA 94104, 800/956-7139. [2853]

  • "Understanding Affirmative Action," by David Oppenheimer appeared in the Summer 1996 Hastings Const. Law Q. Reprints of the 76-page article may be available from Prof. Oppenheimer, Golden Gate Univ. 538 Mission St., SF, CA 94105-2968, 415/442-6600. [2854]

November/December 1996

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  • "The Damned: Slavery Did Not End With the Civil War: One Man's Odyssey Into a Nation's Secret Shame," by Len Cooper (June 16, 1996) a feature article in the Washington Post, describes & documents, via materials at the Library of Congress, instances of slavery in the South that lasted into the 1920s and 1930s. Available from us with a SASE. [4174]

  • "Beyond Popular Notion: An Empirical Appraisal of Economic Anxiety, Racial Attitudes & Whites' Opposition to Affirmative Action," by Tara Jackson & Keith Reeve (21 pp., May 1996) is a paper, available from the senior author, JFK School of Govt., Harvard University, 79 JFK St., Taubman 304, Cambridge, MA 02138. [4167]

  • "A New Vision for Urban Transportation: The Bus Riders Union Makes History at the Intersection of Mass Transit, Civil Rights & the Environment," by Eric Mann (40 pp., 1996) with the Planning Comm. of the Bus Riders Union, is available from the Labor/Comm. Strategy Ctr., 3780 Wilshire Blvd., #1200, Los Angeles, CA 90010, 213/387-2800, email: laborctr@igc.apc.org. [4165]

  • Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race, by K. Anthony Appiah & Amy Gutmann (191 pp., 1996) has been published by Princeton University Press, 41 William St., Princeton, NJ 609/258-5714. [4168]

  • "Pragmatic Metropolis: Race & Residential Segregation in the City of Angels," by Camille Zubrinsky (53 pp. + Tables, Jan. 1996) is available from Prof. Zubrinsky, Dept. Sociology, Ohio St. U., 300 Bricker Hall, 190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210. [4172]

  • African American Perspectives, 1996 - 1997 is a video catalogue, containing 30 documentaries. Contact California Newsreel, 149 9th St., #420, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415/621-6196, email: newsreel@ix.netcom.com. [4166]

  • Like Judgement Day: The Ruin & Redemption of a Town Called Rosewood, by Michael D'Orso is a journalistic retelling of the massacre & destruction of the African American town of Rosewood, Florida in 1923. In 1994, the Florida Legislature allocated up to $2 million to compensate survivors & their descendants, but ownership/survivor problems have plagued the compensation program. 373 pp., published by GP Putnam's & Sons. [4169]

  • Making Impressions is an occasional publication of Ameria/Typecast, "a journal of African American History, Culture & Entertainment" for the DC area. Contact Jane Rosenbloom, 3303 18th St. NW, Washington, DC 20010, 202/265-3443. [4171]

  • Racial & Ethnic Inequality: An Internatl. Perspective, ed. Samuel L. Myers, Jr. is the latest edition of International Policy Review, Countries/regions covered: US, Dominican Rep., France, Latin America, Russia, Australia, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Bank/Gaza Strip. Available from the Review, Concordia College, 275 N. Syndicate Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104, 612/641-8226. [4173]

  • Voices of Vision is "a collection of essays, articles, factoids & opinion statements by African American women." Available from the National Council of Negro Women, PO Box 14466, Benjamin Franklin Sta., Washington, DC 20044. [4176]

September/October 1996

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  • All That We Can Be: Black Leadership& Racial Integration the Army Way, by Charles Mosokos & John Sibley Butler (224 pp., 1996) is available from Basic Books, 800/242-7737. [3967]

  • "An Enpirical Test of the Cultural Capital Hypothesis," by James Johnson, Elisa Jayne Bienenstock & Jennifer Stoloff appeared in the Spring 1995 issue of The Review of Black Political Economy. The 21-page article uses data from the Multi-City Survey of Urban Inequality to show that cultural influences are not significant when statistical controls for human capital variables are incorporated into the model. Reprints may be available from Prof Johnson, Dept. Geography, Univ. N. Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599. [3968]

  • Bell Curve Bibliography Prof. Charles Davidson of the Rice Univ. Sociology Dept. (6100 Main St., Houston, TX 77005-1892, 713/5274831, E-mail: soc@rice.edu) has prepared a ca. 275-item bibliography of commentary on the Charles Murray-Richard Herrnstein opus. Also check out a new Princeton Univ. Press book, Inequality by Design: Cracking the Bell Curve Myth, by Claude Fischer, Michael Hout, Martin Sanchez Jankowski, Samuel Lucas, Ann Swidler & Kim Voss, all of the UC-Berkeley Sociology Dept.-318 pp., $14.95 from the Press, 41 William St., Princeton, NJ 08540, 609/258-5165. (Reminder: PRRAC also has a ca. 300-page packet of the texts of Bell Curve reviews, commentaries, etc. $15 to cover copying/mailing costs.) [3969]

  • "Black Church Burnings in the South" is a 32-page, June 1996 report of a 6-month preliminary investigation prepared for the Ctr. for Democratic Renewal. Available (possibly free) from CDR, P0 Box 50469, Atlanta, GA 30302, 404/221-0025, E-mail: cdr@igc.ape.org [3970]

  • "Connect" is the new bi-monthly newsletter of the Internatl. Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination & Racism. Organizational HQ is 3-5-Il Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106 Japan, tel: (81-3) 3586-7447. The US Committee is at 467 Grandview Ten., Leonia, NJ 07605, 201/592-0350. [3971]

  • Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings that Formed the Movement, by Kimberle Crenshaw, Neil Gotanda, Gary Peller & Kendall Thomas (494 pp., 1995) is available ($30) from The New Press, 450 W. 41 St., NYC, NY 10036, 212/629-8811. [3972]

  • Federal Title VI Enforcement to Ensure Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs (677 pp., 1996) is available (free) from the US Civil Rights Commn. (202/376-8110, Vanessa Williamson). [3973]

  • "Inclusive Practices Program Report" provides data on foundations' and corporate giving programs' progress in increasing the number of racial minorities & women on their staffs. Contact the Council on Foundations, 1828 L St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/466-6512. [3974]

  • Modern Capital of Human Rights? Abuses in the State of Geogia (214 pp., 1996) challenging Atlanta's Olympics application statement that "for many," the city is "the modern capital of human rights," is available (no price listed) from Human Rights Watch, 485 Fifth Ave., NYC, NY 10017-6104. The report is one of a series on the US, and among the topics covered are police abuse, the death penalty, race and drug law enforcement, treatment of prisoners & children in confinement. [3976]

  • Native American Directory: Alaska, Canada, US (800+ pp.) covers Native organizations, government agencies, museums, cultural centers, arts & crafts dealers, pow-wows, etc. $65.95 from Native Amer. Coop., P0 Box 27626, Tucson, AZ 85726-7626. [3978]

  • "Race & Ethnic Relations 96/97," by John Kromkowski (288 pp., 1996) contains 57 articles (31 of which are new), broken into 9 categories, including "Race & Ethnicity in the Amer. Legal Tradition," "Immigration," "Hispanic/ Latino Americans," "Asian Americans," "African Americans." Contact Dushkin Pub. Group, 25 Kessel Ct., Madison, WI 53711-6227. [3979]

  • Race Relations in America is a 84-page, 1996 booklet, prepared by Mary von Euler. available (no price listed) from the Americans for Democratic Action Educ. Fund. 1625 K St. NW, #210, Wash., DC 20006, 202/785-5980, E-mail: adaction®x.netcom.com. [3981]

  • Race, Poverty & American Cities, by John Charles Boger & Judith Welch Wegner (614 pp., 1996) contains 17 essays, by John Calmore, Peter Dreier, Ann Markusen, William L.Taylor, James Rosenbaum, George Galster, James Johnson, Jr., Chester Hartman, Michael Stegman and others. $19.96 (representing a 20% discount)for P&R readers, from Univ. N. Carolina Press, 800/848-6224. [3980]

  • "Seeing Race" an interview with Univ. of Mich. anthropologist Lawrence Hirschfeld (author of the 1996 MIT book Race in the Making: Cognition, Culture & the Child's Construction of Human Kinds), appeared in the June 1996 Michigan Today. Available from us with a SASE. [3982]

  • Summaries & Analyses of the New Welfare Law a listing of these is available from the Coalition on Human Needs, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-9726, E-mail: HN0079@handsnet.org. [3998]

  • The 1996 Latino Election Handbook (25 pp. $15) and "The 1996 Directory of Latino Elected Officials" (224 pp. $33) are available from the Natl. Assn. of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials. The former, from NALEO's LA office, 3409 Garnet St., LA, CA 90023, 213/262-8503; the latter, from their DC office, 514 C St. NE, Wash., DC 20002, 202/546-2536. [3984]

  • "The Affirmative Action Debate" is a 19-page (4 Apps.), Sept. 1996 "Talking Back" Framing Memo, available (possibly free) from The Advocacy Inst., 1707 L St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/659-8475, E-mail: aiinfo@advocacy.org [3983]

  • The Foundation for Child Development under its Neighborhood Research Grants Program, is disseminating the final reports on pilot efforts to develop measures & methods for evaluating comprehensive community-change initiatives that include a focus on young children & families. To receive these reports (which apparently are free), contact Barbara Leahy at the Foundation, 345 E. 46 St., NYC, NY 10017, 212/697-3150. [4070]

  • The NatI. Hispanic Council on Aging has several publications: "In Triple Jeopardy: Aged Hispanic Women - Insights & Experiences," ed. Marta Sotomayor (148 pp. 7 date, $18.95); "Culture & Tradition: los Ancianos Latinos - A Health Promotion & Disease Training Manual," in Spanish & English ($10); "Elderly Latinos: Issues & Solutions for the 21st Century," eds. Marta Sotomayor & Alejandro Garcia (142 pp., 1993, $18.95 + s/h); "Empowering Hispanic Families: A Critical Issue for the 90s," ed. Marta Sotomayor (240 pp., 1991, $15.95). The Council is at 2713 Ontario Rd. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/745-2521. [3985]

  • The Natl. Comm. Responsive Philanthropy has a new publications catalogue: 2001 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177. [4135]

  • "The October National Month of Resistance" ("to the racists & women haters, to the gay-bashers & welfare slashers, to the prison builders & executioners') is being organized by Refuse & Resist, 305 Madison Ave., #1166, NYC, NY 10165, E-mail: refuse@calyx.com. [3986]

  • The X in La Raza - an 'anti-book', by Robert Rodriguez (120 pp., 1996) part 2 to an article he wrote 15 years ago titled "Who Declared War on the Word Chicano?," is available ($12) from the author, a nationally syndicated columnist, at P0 Box 7905, Albuquerque, NM 87194-7905, 505/248-0092, E-mail: XXXROBERTO@COL.COM. [3988]

  • "Two UN Reports on US Racism" by Mr. Maurice Glele-Ahanhanzo, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance on his mission to the USA from 9 to 22 October 1994. submitted pursuant to Commission on Human Rights Resolutions 1993/20 and 1994/64"(44 pp.) and the US Government's January 16, 1995, Response are both available (no price listed) from the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Inst., Box 673, Berkeley, CA 94701, 510/848-0599. [3987]

  • Viva la Causa: 500 Years of Chicano History is a 60-minute, 2-part educational video, in English, based on the bilingual book of the same title edited by Elizabeth Martinez. The video alone is $37.50 indivs., $52.50 insts.; the book, $18; a Chicano History Teaching Kit, with a 70-page "Curriculum Guide for Elementary & Secondary School Teachers," the video and book, is $112.50, from South West Organizing Project. 211 10th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, 505/247-8832. [3989]

  • When Democracy Works is a new video, by Catherine Saallield, showing the interconnectedness among 3 right-wing policy initiatives: California ballot anti-affirmative action and anti-immigrant initiatives; Colorado's anti-gay Amendment 2; and David Duke's bid for office in Louisiana. Contact Aubiri Pictures, 22 Prince St., #427, NYC, NY 10012,212/330-8220, E-mail: aubinpics@aol.com. [3990]

  • "Who's Planning the Future of the Bay Area? An Analysis of Latino Representation on Bay Area Commissions & Boards," by Roxanne Figueroa (14 pp., 1996) is available (likely free) from the Latino Issues Forum, 785 Market St., 3rd flr., SF, CA 94103, 415/284-7227. The report finds severe underrepresentation of Latinos, even though by the year 2010 1.6 million Latinos will reside in the 9 Bay Area counties. [3991]

  • Wrong for All the Right Reasons: How White Liberals Have Been Undone by Race, by Gordon MacInnes (236 pp., 1996) is available from NYU Press, 800/996-6987. [3992]

July/August 1996

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  • Understanding Minority Youth & Community Violence (Feb. 1996) is the theme of this issue of Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men. Copies of the 109 page issue are from the Morehouse Research Inst., 830 Westview Dr., Atlanta, GA 30314. [3847]

  • "Unexplainable on Grounds Other Than Race," by David Kairys (Feb. 1996) is an article in the American University Law Review discussing the Supreme Court's race rulings during its 1994-95 term. Reprints from Prof. Kairys, Temple University School of Law, 1719 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215/204-8959. [3848]

  • "Military Equal Opportunity: Problems with Services' Complaint Systems Are Being Addressed by DOD" (27 pp., Jan. 1996) is a GAO report (GAO/NSIAD-96-9) available from US GAO, PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884, 202/512-0006. [3841]

  • Proposed Redesign of the Welfare System (Jan. 1996) a 10 page booklet available from the Calif. Dept. of Social Services. [3854]

  • The LARASA Directory of Latino Agencies, Organizations & Associations in Colorado (200 pp., 1996 ed.) is available from LARASA, 309 W. First Ave., Denver, CO 80223, 303/722-5150. [3844]

  • "A Test of Methods for Collecting Racial & Ethnic Information" reports the findings of a special Bureau of Labor Statistics survey to examine the effects of possible changes in the standards for the classification of race and ethnicity in federal government surveys. Questions included respondents' preferances regarding racial and Hispanic-origin terms. Copies of the report, "A CPS Supplement for Testing Methods of Collecting Racial & Ethnic Information: May 1995," are available (probably free) from BLS, 202/606-7375. [3837]

  • "A Test of Methods for Collecting Racial & Ethnic Information" reports the findings of a special Bureau of Labor Statistics survey to examine the effects of possible changes in the standards for the classification of race and ethnicity in federal government surveys. Copies of the report, "A CPS Supplement for Testing Methods of Collecting Racial & Ethnic Information: May 1995," are available from BLS, 202/606-7375. [3840]

  • "Puerto Ricans in the US: A Changing Reality" (138 pp.) is available from the Natl. Puerto Rican Coal., 1700 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20006, 202/223-3915. [3842]

  • The 1996 National Asian Pacific American Political Almanac, by Don Nakanishi 7th ed. (223 pp.) is available from the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr., 3220 Campbell Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095, 310/825-2968. [3843]

  • The Natl. Association of Human Rights Workers organized in 1947, "is composed of individuals who are engaged in human & civil rights work as professionals in salaried staff capacities; as teacher of intergroup relations or related fields; as members of governing bodies of agencies or commissions substantially engaged in the field of human & civil rights..." NAHRW is reachable at 423 N. Cedar St., Lansing, MI 48912, 517/372-4075. [3845]

  • The New American Reality: Who We Are, How We Got Here, Where We Are Going, by Reynolds Farley (384 pp.); An American Dilemma Revisited: Race Relations in a Changing World, ed. Obie Clayton, Jr. (384 pp.); Ethnic Los Angeles, eds. Roger Waldinger & Mehdi Bozorgmehr (512 pp.); The Economic Sociology of Immigration, ed. Alejandro Portes (320 pp.), are new books from the Russell Sage Foundation, 112 E. 64 St, New York City, NY 10021, 212/750-6038. [3846]

May/June 1996

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  • 1996 Advocates' Resource Book is available ($20) from the Natl. Low Income Housing Coal., 1012 14th St. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20005, 202/662-1530. [3813]

  • "A Home in the Country: The Housing Challeges Facing Rural America" is a Fannie Mae Office of Housing Research Roundtable Series (co-sponsored by the Housing Assistance Council and the Calif. Coal. for Rural Housing Project-the latter a PRRAC grantee). Copies of the 14 papers presented at the Roundtable likely are available (free) from ENMA OUR, 3900 Wisc. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20016,202/274-8000. [3814]

  • "An Organizing Kit to Fight Anti-Affirmative Action Measures at the Grassroots Level" has been produced by Women Employed, 22 W. Monroe St., #1400, Chicago, IL 60603, 312/782-3902; may be free. [3690]

  • "Black in America" was the title of the special April 29-May 6 New Yorker Most libraries have it. Of special interest are David Remnick's profile of William Julius Wilson, Henry Louis Gates' profile of Louis Farrakhan and Gates' brief interviews with 60's figures (Angela Davis, Eldridge Cleaver, James Farmer, Julian Bond, etc.) about the 90's. [3693]

  • "Deliberate Disadvantage: A Case Study of Race Relations in the SF Bay Area" (144 pp., 1996) is available ($15) from the Applied Research Center, 1322 Webster St., #402, Oakland, CA 94612; a 20-page Exec. Summary is $5. Another new ARC publication: "Politics Unusual," by Madeleine Adamson, with an Introduction by PRRAC Board member Gary Delgado; 56 pp., 1996, $16. [3694]

  • "Hispanic Americans: A Look Back, A Look Ahead," by Harold Hodgkinson & Janice Hamilton Outtz (29 pp., 1996) is available ($15) from the Inst. for Educ. Leadership, 1001 Conn. Ave., #310, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-8405, E-mail: iel.@iel.org. [3695]

  • "Hispanic Americans Today" (48 pp., 1993) and "Hispanics-Latinos: Diverse People in a Multicultural Society" (40 pp. 1995) are available (the latter $15, the former possibly free) from the Natl. Assn. of Hispanic Publications, 1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW, 4708, Wash., DC 20036, 202/776-0556. [3696]

  • HMDA Works is a new software for analyzing Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data. Inf. from the Ctr. for Comm. Change, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007, fax: 202/333-5462. [3816]

  • "Hopgood v. Texas" The abominable March 5th Circuit Court decision striking down the Univ. of TX Law School's program to bring in more African-American and Mexican-American students is trenchantly criticized in Anthony Lewis' column in the March 22, 1996, NY Times and the paper's editorial of the same day. Both available from us with a SASE. [3697]

  • "Latinos in California: Report of Activities Funded by the Univ. of Calif. Comm. on Latino Research, 1990-95," by Ramon Gutierrez (93 pp., 1995) is available (possibly free) from Prof. Ramon Gutirez, Ethnic Studies, 9500 Gilman Dr., UC-San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0522, 619/5343276. [3698]

  • "On Many Edges - The Hispanic Population of Indiana" (59 pp., 1996) is a Heartland Ctr. Report, available (no price listed) from the Ctr., 7128 Arizona Ave., Hammond, IN 46323, 219/844-7515. [3699]

  • "Project Change: Lessons Learned from Planning an Anti-Racism Initiative" (15 pp., 1995) reports on the Levi Strauss Foundation's initiatives in Valdosta, GA, Albuquerque, El Paso and Knoxville. Likely free, from Gina Warren at the Fdn., 1155 Battery St., SF, CA 94111, 415/544-7464. [3701]

  • Spotlight on Heterogeneity: The Federal Standards for Racial & Ethnic Classification - Summary of a Workshop, by Barry Edmonston, Joshua Goldstein & Juanita Tamayo Lott is available (no price listed) from the Comm. on Natl. Statistics, Natl. Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20418, 202/334-3096. [3702]

  • The 1996 Massachusetts Asian Pacific American Directory is available ($13) from the Asian Amer. Resource Workshop, 160 Kneeland St., Boston, MA 02111. [3703]

  • The New American Ghetto is an extraordinary photo exhibit by Camilo Jose Vergara that just left the Natl. Bldg. Museum and is headed for a July-August showing at NYC's Municipal Art Society. His 1995 book of the same title was published by Rutgers Univ. Press. [3704]

  • The Status of Black Atlanta 1995, by Bob Holmes (130 pp.) is available ($12.50) from the So. Ctr. for Studies in Public Policy, Clark Atlanta Univ., 223 James P. Brawley Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314, 404/880-8085. 1993 and 1994 volumes also are available, as is "Georgia Legislative Review: 1995." [3705]

  • "The Uses of Diversity," by Neil Rudenstine appeared in the March-April 1996 Harvard Magazine, is available from us with a SASE; better, write the President's Office, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA 02138 for "Diversity & Learning." The President's Report 1993-95, from which the article was excerpted, and which contains citations not in the magazine version. The text also is available on-line at http://www.harvard.edu-presidents_office. [3706]

March/April 1996

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  • "1994 Audit of Violence Against Asian Pacific Americans" (17 pp. + charts) is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium, 1629 K St. NW, #1010, Wash., DC 20006, 202/296-2300. E-mail: HN5598@handsnet.org. [3565]

  • "A Solid Investment: Making Full Use of the Nation's Capital: Recommendations of the Federal Glass Ceiling Comission" (61 pp., 1995) is available (no price listed) from the US Govt. Printing Office, Supt. of Docs., Mail Stop: SSOP, Wash., DC 20402-9328, 202/512-1800. The Commission's background research papers, as well as its earlier fact-finding report and the recommendations report, are available via Internet's WWB: http://wwwilr.cornell.edu. [3567]

  • A. Philip Randolph: For Jobs & Freedom a 86-minute, 1996 film produced directed by Dante James, is available on video from Calif Newsreel, 149 9th St., #420. SF, CA 94103, 415/6214196, E-mail: newsreel@ix.netcom.com. [3566]

  • "An Agenda for the Post-Civil Rights Era," by john a. powell appeared in the Summer 1995 (vol. 29, no. 4) issue of the Univ. of SF Law Review. Reprints of the 22-page article may be available from the author, Univ. Minn. Law School, 229 19th Ave. S., Mpls., MN 55455, 612/625-5529. [3568]

  • Artists Respond to Racism & Discrimination an international multi-media exhibition on the Internet, was held Feb. 1-29 at the Lamb. Multicultural Arts Ctr., 41 2nd St., Cambridge, MA 02141, 617/577-8585, E-mail: exhibit@arts.online.com. Although the event will be over by the time this issue of P&R arrives, contact with the sponsors might be useful for future exhibits. [3569]

  • Between Justice & Beauty: Race, Planning & the Failure of Urban Policy for Washington, DC, by Howard Gilette, Jr. (1996), is available ($35.95) from Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Hampden Sta., Baltimore, MD 21211,800/537-5487. [3570]

  • "Beyond the Nationalism of Fools: Toward an Agenda for Black Intellectuals" by Eugene Rivers, 3d, and responses by Michael Berube, Tony Martin, Robin D.G. Kelley, Martin Kilson, Glenn Loury, Bruce Nichols, Lisa Y. Sullivam Karen Lattea, Willard Johnson, Mark Tushnet & Bob Hulteen, appeared in the Summer 1995 and Oct./Nov. issues, respectively, of The Boston Review. Per issue price is $4. subs, to this first-rate bi-monthly are $15 indivs., $18 insts., from MIT E53-407, 30 Wadsworth St., Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/253-3642. The Review is available on WWB: connect to the "Journals & Newspapers section of the English server at Carnegie-Mellon U. [3571]

  • "Blacks Found Less Likely than Whites to be Promoted in Military" was the Nov. 22, 1995, IVY Times headline on a new, delicately titled GAO report, "Military Equal Opportunity: Certain Trends in Racial & Gender Data May Warrant Further Analysis? The 40-page, Nov. 995 report (GAO/NSIAD-96-17) is available, free, from USGAO, PO Box 6015. Gaithersburg, MD 20884-6015, 202512-6000. [3572]

  • "Community Reinvestment & Fair Lending Training Manual" is a 111-page, Nov. 1995 report (GAO/GGD-96-23), available (free) from the US GAO, P0 Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884, 202/512-3000 [3612]

  • Ethnic& Racial Studies is a quarterly Routledge journal, with an internationalist scope. Many US articles and reviews of US books are included; the Jan. 1995 issue (vol. 18, no. I) included "Coping with Racial Discrimination: the Case of Asian Americans," by Wen Kuo, and "The Enduring & Vanishing American Indian: American Indian population growth & intermarriage in 1990," by Karl Eschbach. Subs, for the usually ca. 200-page issues are $65 indivs., $115 insts., from ITPS Ltd., Cheriton House, North Way, Andover, Hampshire, England SPIO SHE, tel: +44(0)1264 342919. [3573]

  • "Formalized firm [human resources mgmt.] Structures: Coordinating Equal Employment Opportunity or Concealing Organization Practices?," by Alison Konrad & Frank Linnehan appeared in the June 1995 issue (vol. 38, no. 3) of the Academy of Management Journal Based on studies of 138 Philadelphia-area employers, the article abstract concludes: ...[I]dentity-conscious structures were associated with some positive indicators of the employment status of women and people of color... Such practices... improved the employment status of protected groups." Reprints of the 34-page article are available (possibly free) from Prof. Konrad, Temple Univ., 350 Speakman Hall, Phila., PA 19122, 215/204-6907. [3574]

  • "Full Employment & Affirmative Action," by Manning Marable is a 4-pager, available from the Natl. Jobs for All Coalition, 475 Riverside Dr., #552, NYC, NY 10115, 212870-3449. [3575]

  • Full Employment HR. 1050, "A Living Wage, Jobs for All Act," has been introduced by Rep. Ron Dellums, with 18 Congressional co-sponsors. A public hearing on the bill was held on Nov. II in SF, and a series of ten other city hearings on the bill during 1996 will be coordinated by Democratic Socialists of America. For more inf., contact the Campaign to Abolish Poverty, 942 Market St., 4306, SF, CA 94102, 415/397-4911. [3631]

  • "Little White Lies: The Truth About Affirmative Action & 'Reverse Discrimination'," by Tim Wise (56 pp., 1995) is available ($6) from The Twomey Ctr. for Peace through Justice, Loyola Univ., Box 12, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118-6195. 504.861-5830. [3576]

  • News Watch: A Critical Look at Coverage of People of Color is a project of the SF State Univ. Ctr. for Integration & Improvement of Journalism, in coop. with the Asian Amer. Journalists Assn., Natl. Assn. of Black Journalists, Natl. Assn. of Hispanic Journalists & Native American Journalists Assn. For a (possibly free) copy of their 55-page, Unity '94 publication, contact Ivan Roman, CIIJ, SF St. Univ., 1600 Holloway Ave., SF, CA 94132, 415/338-2083. [3577]

  • "Race Relations in America: The Best & Worst of Times" a Los Angeles Town Hall speech by Sen. Bill Bradley, is available (doubtless free) from his office (US Senate, Wash., DC 20510-3001). [3579]

  • Race Relationships/Attitudes Survey Instruments Richard Robinson, a Research Assoc. with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, is trying to locate any such survey instruments measuring race relationships or attitudes of the general population. Anyone with helpful inf should contact him at the Foundation, 4900 Oak. KC, MO 64112, 816/932-1058, E-mail: rrobinso@emkf.org. [3580]

  • Race, Gender & Class s a 3x/yr. interdisciplinary & multicultural journal, available ($20 indiv., $30 inst.) from Inst. for Teaching & Research on Women, Towson St. Univ., Towson, MD 21204-7097.410/830-2580, E-mail: e7a$bel@toe.towson. Topic of the Winter 1995 issue (vol. 3, no. 2) was "Domination & Resistance of Native Americans." Upcoming special issues: "Race, Gender, Class & Asian Americans," "Race, Gender, Class & US Latinas Latinos." For inf. on the planned program of the Race, Gender & Class Section at the Aug. 16-20 ASA meetings, contact Jean Belkhir at the above address. [3578]

  • "Smart Programs, Foolish Cuts: Successful Programs Addressing the Causes of Homelessness" is available ($17) from the Natl. Law Ctr. on Homelessness & Poverty, 918 F St. NW, #412, Wash., DC 20004. 202/638-2535. [3655]

  • "Strategies to Promote Intergroup Understanding & Reduce Prejudice Within" The Leadership Conf [on Civil Rights] Education Fund, with a CS Mott Edn. grant, is seeking to identify & examine such strategies within the workplace, education arena (at all levels) & neighborhoods. Contact them re existing research, literature, practical inf: 1629 K St. NW, #1010, Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3434. [3581]

  • The Best of Enemies: Race & Redemption in the New South, by Osha Gray Davidson (350 pp., 1996) will be published in April by Scribner ($25). It's the non-fiction story of how C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Durham, NC, KKK, became friends with Ann Atwater, a black militant leader. "In a nutshell," writes Davidson, "they became friends because CP finally understood the class issues that had them at each other's throat." [3582]

  • The Calif. Latino Planning Network is being revitalized by Josefina Aguilar Rojo, Comm. Dev. Dept., 630 Garden St., P0 Box 1990, Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990, 805/564-5420, x4556. [3583]

  • "The Nation's Asian & Pacific Islander Population - 1994" is a 4-page, Nov. 1995 Census Bureau Statistical Brief (SB/95-24), available (likely free) from Claudette Bennett or Barbara Martin, 301/457-2402. Also, "The Nation's Hispanic Population - 1994" (2 pp.. Sept. 1995, SB: 95-25), available (likely free, and in Spanish as well) from Debbie Niner. 301/457-2403. [3584]

  • "The Northwest Imperative: Documenting a Decade of Hate," by Robert Crawford, S.L. Gardner, Johnathan Mozzochi & R.L. Taylor focuses on the white supremacist movement in the Pacific Northwest. Contact the Coal. for Human Dignity, P0 Box 40344. Portland, OR 97240, 503/281-5823. [3585]

  • Urban Odyssey: A MidtindturaI History of Washington, DC, by Francine Curro Cary (320 pp., 1996) a Smithsonian Institution Press book, is available ($37.20) from the Humanities Council of Wash., 1331 H St. NW, #902, Wash., DC 20005. 202/347-1732. [3586]

  • W.E.B. Du Bois A Biography in 4 Voices is a new 117-minute video produced & directed by Louis Massiab. containing: "Black Folk & the New Century (1895-1915)," by Wesley Brown; "The Crisis & the New Negro (1919-1929)," by Thulani Davis; "A Second. Reconstruction? (1934-1948)," by Toni Cade Bambara; "Color. Democracy, Colonies & Peace (1949-1963)," by Amiri Baraka. Advisors for the project included Herbert Aptheker, David Lewis, Manning Macable. Arnold Rampersad & William Strickland. Contact Calif. Newsreel, 149 9th St., SF, CA 94103, 415/621-6196, E-mail: newsreel@ix.netcom.com. [3587]

January/February 1996

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  • "A Reanalysis of The Bell Curve: Intelligence, Family Background & Schooling," by Sanders Koreman & Christopher Winship (28 pp. + tables, Oct. 1995) is available from Prof. Koreman, Humphrey Inst., 267 Humphrey Ctr., University of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN 55455, 612/625-0128. [3691]

  • "Evaluation of the Park Homeless Outreach Project" (50 pp., Aug. 1995) is a report to the NY Community Trust. Available from Anita Nager at the Trust, 2 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10016, 212/686-0010. [3760]

  • "Intentional Racial Discrimination & Segregation by the Federal Government as a Principal Cause of Concentrated Poverty: A Response to Schill & Wachter," by Florence Roisman (May 1995) appeared in vol. 143 of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Copies of the 28 page article are available, free, from Prof. Roisman, Widener University School of Law, 4601 Concord Pike, PO Box 7474, Wilmington, DE 19803, 304/477-2100. [3684]

  • Black is... Black Ain't, by Marion Riggs a film on black identity, is available from California Newsreel, 149 9th St., San Francisco, CA 94103, 415/621-6196. email: Newsreel@ix.netcom.com. [3680]

  • "Changes in the Census Categories: What are the Issues?," by Carol Rinehart is a 4 page publication prepared for and available from Community Change, 14 Beacon St., #602, Boston, MA 02108, 617/523-0555. [3681]

  • Economic Perspectives on Affirmative Action a new book from the Joint Ctr. for Policy & Economic Studies, contains 3 studies: Andrew Brimmer's work showing that discrimination against blacks in education & employment has cost the US economy more than $241 billion; Cecilia Conrad's work showing that the direct cost of enforcing AA in private industry is on the order of $12 per employee per year and that there are no measurable impacts on productivity; M.V. Lee Badgett & Heidi Hartmann's study showing that AA programs are having a positive impact on employment. $18.95 from Univ. Press of Amer., 4720 Boston Way, Lanham, MD 20706, 800/462-6420. [3682]

  • Free Indeed is a 23 minute video drama about racism "that challenges viewers to think about the priveleges that come from being white in North America." The film is a finalist in the NY Film Festival and comes with a study guide. IT's available for free rental, $20 purchase, from the Mennonite Central Comm., PO Box 500, Akron, PA 17501, 717/859-1151, email: JMS@mcc.org. [3683]

  • Reparations: The Cure for America's Race Problem, by Ida Hakim, Dorothy Blake Fardan, Jamil Hakeem & Len Moritz is a 283 page book, published by UB & US Communications Systems, 912 W. Pembroke Ave., Hampton, VA 23669, 804/723-2696. [3692]

  • Viva La Causa? 50 Years of Chicano History, by Doug Norberg & Elizabeth Martinez is a 2 part educational video from the SouthWest Org. Project & Collision Course Video Prods, 211 10th St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, 505/247-8832. Amount: 37.50 [3685]

November/December 1995

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  • "A Distorted Image of Minorities" was the headline of an Oct. 8, 1995 Wash. Post story, reporting a Post/ Kaiser Family Fdn./ Harvard poll on racial attitudes & beliefs. Among the findings: all racial groups wildly overestimate the true percentage of minorities in the US; whites believe the average black is faring as well as or better than the average white in such areas as jobs, education and health care. For a copy of article, plus an
    Oct. 9 follow-up on middleclass black/white attitude differences, send us a SASE ($1.01 postage). [4899]

  • Across the River the new PBS documentary by former NY Times reporter Hedrick Smith, "about people who are making a difference East of the Anacostia River [Wash, DC]," mentioned in the previous P&R, is scheduled for nationwide broadcast Nov. 24 @ 9pm (the usual "check your local listings" caveat applies). Inf. from 301/654-9848. [4900]

  • "Adult Education: Measuring Program Results Has Been Challenging" (44pp., Sept. 1995) is available (free, GAO/ HEHS-95-153) from the US General Accounting Office, PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884-6015,202/512-6000. [4924]

  • Black Philanthropy, the Newsletter of the People, Places & Issues in African American Philanthropy is a new bimonthly, $75/yr. from the Corp. for Philanthropy, PO Box 3092, Oakton, VA 22124-9092. [4901]

  • "Challenging Myths About Welfare Recipients" by Joel Handler & Yeheskel Hasenfeld; "Faces of Poverty," by Jill Duerr Berrick; and "Self-Sufficiency for Single Mothers Through GAIN," by Neil Gilbert, Jill Duerr Berrick & Marcia Meyers, comprise the 13 page, May 1995 CPS Brief, available (possibly free) from the Calif. Policy Seminar, 2020 Milvia St., #412, Berkeley, CA 94704, 510/642-5514. [4912]

  • "Common Ground: Perspectives on Affirmative Action... and its impact on Asian Americans" (39 pp., 1995) is a publication of the LEAP Asian-Pacific American Public Policy Inst. $1.50, from LEAP, 327 E. 2nd St., #226, LA, CA 90012-4210,.213/485-1422. Among the 20 contributors: Karen Narasaki, Juanita Tamayo Lott, Henry Der, Paul Igasaki, Stewart Kwoh & Antonia Hernandez. [4902]

  • Convictions About Racism in the US, Essays by Horace Seldon now in its 3rd ed., contains 49 essays. $8.40 + s/h, from Seldon, Community Changing, 14 Beacon St., #602, Boston, MA 02108, 617/523-0555. [4905]

  • "Empowering Neighborhood People" is the correct name for the project listed wrongly (as Entrepreneurial Project) in the last issue of P&R, and the correct phone number is 202/663-5652. [4922]

  • Facing Up to the American Dream: Race, Class & the Soul of the Nation by Jennifer Hochschild (412 pp., 1995), has just been published by Princeton Univ. Press (41 William St., Princeton, NJ 08540, 609/258-57/1# $29.95. [4903]

  • "Funding Federal Civil Rights Enforcement" is a 72 page, June 1995 report of the US Civil Rights Commn., focusing on the slow enforcement of civil rights laws due to inadequate resources and a growing workload. Likely free, from the Commn., Wash., DC 20425, 202/376-8128. [4904]

  • "Maintaining Funding for Essential Human Services; A Necessity, Not an Option" is a 27-page + exhibits, July 1995 report to DC government by the Fair Budget Coalition, prepared with the pro bono assistance of the Hogan & Harston law firm. For copies, contact the Wash. Legal Clinic for the Homeless, 1800 Mass. Ave. NW, 6th flr., Wash., DC 20036,202/872-1494. [4914]

  • "Prerequisites to Power: 6 Principles for Building Community" by Grace Jordan McGinnis, is a short research paper commissioned by the McKnight & Mpls. Foundations, available ($8) from Rainbow Research, 621 West Lake St., Mpls., MN 55408, 612/824-0724. [4920]

  • "Put on a Happy Face: Masking the Differences Between Blacks & Whites" Benjamin DeMott's perceptive 9-page essay from the September 1995 Harpers, is available from us with a SASE (78c postage). [4906]

  • The Black Diaspora: 5 Centuries of the Black Experience Outside Africa by Ronald Segal (477 pp., 1995), has been published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux ($27.50). Segal is a white South African writer. [4907]

  • The Indigenous Planning Times is a "new publication of students of color & friends from the urban planning dept. at MIT [which] intends to continue a dialogue between social activists & planners on ways & forms of grassroots & non-eurocentric development." Contact Sean Robin, 379 Dekalb Ave., 2nd flr., Brooklyn, NY 11205, 718/636-3486. [4908]

  • Third World Viewpoint is "a unique, progressive quarterly magazine that affirms the African American struggle as part of the Third World revolutionary movement." 6 issues for $20, from Third World Viewpoint, 328 Flatbush Ave.-Box 171, Brooklyn, NY 11238. [4909]

  • "Unfinished Civil Rights Agenda: Report Based on the Natl. Network of Grantmakers Funders' Tour" (18 pp., 1995) is available ($6)from NNG, 1717 Kettner Blvd., #110, San Diego, CA 92101, 619/231-1348. [4910]

  • Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel (208 pp., 1995), has just been released by New Society Publishers, 4527 Springfield . Ave., Phila., PA 19143,800/ 333-9093. [4911]

  • "Welfare Fingerprinting Finds Most People Are Telling Truth" was the headline of a Sept. 29, 1995 NY Times story, reporting the results of a fraud investigation in NY State. Among the 148,502 Home Relief recipients in NYC, only 43 cases of doubledipping were found; in the 35 other counties in the state using the fingerprinting system, 17 cases of doubledipping were found among 24,593 clients. The clip is yours from us with a SASE. [4918]

  • "Work to Be Done: Report of the Borough President's Task Force on Education, Employment & Welfare" (115 pp., August 1995) is available (possibly free) from the office of Manhattan Borough Pres. Ruth Messinger, Municipal Bldg., NYC,. NY 10007, 212/ 669-8300. [5031]

  • "Young Black Americans & the Criminal Justice System: Five Years Later" by Marc Mauer & Tracy Huling (36 pp., Oct. 1995)the widely reported "1 in 3" study-is available ($12) from The Sentencing Project, 918 F St. NW, #501, Wash., DC 20004, 202/628-1091; a compendium of newsclips from natl. media coverage of the report is available for $4--deduct $4 from the total if ordering both items. [4921]

September/October 1995

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  • "An American Dilemma Revisited" by William Darity Jr., appeared in the Winter 1995 issue of Daedalus. Reprints of the 21-page article may be available from Prof. Darity, Dept. Econ., UNC CB#3305, Chapel Hill, NC 27599. [4836]

  • Computer Gap Worries Blacks was the headline of a story from the May 25, 1995 NY Times, reporting on the results of a Census Bureau study, "Computer Use in the US: October 1993." Availabl from the Bureau, 301/457-2816. [4838]

  • "Ethnicity, Race & Earnings" by William Darity) Jr., David Guilkey & Willian Winfrey, appeared in vol. 47 (1995) of Economic Letters. reprint of the 8-page article may be available from Prof. Darity (see above item). [4837]

  • "Answering the Call? The Telecommunications Industry's Grantmaking for Racial/Ethnic Communities" by Steven Paprocki & Robert Bothwell (111 pp., 1995), is available from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Washington, DC 20009, 202/387-9177. [4583]

  • "Ethnic Groups, Racial Groups & Minorities: Towards Conceptual Harmony" by William Kuvelsky (17 pp., Fall 1992), is available from Prof. Kuvelsky, Dept. Sociology, Texas A&M, College Sta., TX 77843, 409/845-5133, WPK2654@TAMVMI.TAMU.EDU. [4584]

  • Gypsies & Travelers in North America: An Annotated Bibliography by William Lockwood & Sheila Salo (200 pp., 1995) is available from the Gypsy Lore Society, 5607 Greenleaf Rd., Cheverly, MD 20785, 301/341-1261. [4585]

  • "How Shall We Measure Our Nation's Diversity?" by Suzann Evinger, appeared in the Winter 1995 issue of Change, the publication of the Amer. Statistical Assn., along with "Black, White & Shades of Gray (and Brown and Yellow)," by Margo Anderson & Stephen Fienberg. Available from us with an SASE. [4586]

  • "OPM Finds Blacks Fired at Higher Rate" was the headline of a page 1, April 19, 1995 Wash. Post story, reporting the results of a study by the US Office of Personnel & Management. The 18 pp. + apps., April 1995 study ("Final Report-Minority/ Non-Minority Disparate Discharge Rates) is available from 202/606-1800. [4840]

  • "Pacific Rim States Asian Demographic Data Book" by J. Eric Oliver, Fredric Gey, Jon Stiles & Henry Brady, is available from the Pacific Rim Research Prog., UC Office of the Pres., 300 Lakeside Dr., 18th flr., Oakland, CA 94612, 510/987-9742, email: pacrim@ucop.edu. [4587]

  • The Big Book of Minority Opportunities: Directory of Special Programs for Minority Group Members (6th ed., 449pp., 1995) is available from Garrett Park Press, PO Box 190, Garrett Park, MD 20896, 301/946-2553. [4588]

  • The Politics of Diversity: Immigration, Resistance & Change in Monterey Park, Calif. by John Horton (273pp., 1995), was published by Temple Univ. Press, Broad & Oxford Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215/204-8787. [4589]

  • The Science of Race is a special (Nov. 1994) issue of Discover magazine, containing 6 articles, by Stephen Jay Gould, Juan Williams, and others. Contact Jamie Schoeder at Discover, 114 5th Ave., NYC, NY 10011, 212/633-4466. [4590]

  • "The Status of African Americans in Grantmaking" by Lynn Burbridge, is available (no other inf. avail.) from The Indiana Univ. Ctr. on Philanthropy, 550 W. North St., #301, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3162, 317/274-4200. [4839]

  • "Underreporting of Race in the National Hospital Discharge Survey" by Lola Jean Kozak, is the 11 page July 6, 1995 issue of Advance Data, available from the Natl. Ctr. for Health Statistics, 6525 Belcrest Rd., Hyattsville, MD 20782, 301/436-8500. [4591]

  • While We Run This Race: Confronting the Power of Racism in a Southern Church by Nibs Stroupe & Inez Fleming (174 pp.), is available from Orbis Books, 800/258-5838. [4592]

  • "Who Really Gets Home Loans? Year Two: A Home Mortgage Report on California's Largest Lenders" (22 pp., April 1995) is available from the Calif. Reinvestment Comm., 474 Valencia St., #100, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415/864-3980. [4682]

July/August 1995

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  • "A History of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights," by Marvin Kaplan, was included in the Conference's 45th Anniversary Program, May 3, 1995, honoring its departing director, Ralph Neas, for his 14 years of leadership of the legislative arm of the civil rights movement. This 10-page history, plus an accompanying 3-page article by LCCR Chairperson Dorothy Height, "The New Years at the LCCR," are available from us with a SASE (55cents). [4817]

  • ""Report of the Dialogue-Building Community in the District of Columbia: Beyond Race & Ethnicity," " by Sharon Parker (58 pp., May 1995), is a report of a January 1995 convening. Available (no price listed) from The Union Inst. Office of Social Responsibility, 1731 Conn. Ave. NW, #300, Wash., DC 20009-1146, 202/667-1313. [4828]

  • ""Talking to our Children about Racism Prejudice & Diversity: Helping 5-g Year Olds,"" by Susan Linn & Karen McGill Arrington, is a 35-page pamphlet, available (no price listed) from the Leadership Conf. Educ. Fund, 1629 K St. NW, #1010, Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3311. [4829]

  • While We Run This Race Countering the Power of Racism, by Nibs Stroupe witl Inez Fleming (140 pp., 1995), available ($12.95) from Orbis Books, 800/ 258-5838. [4835]

  • "The Asian American Policy Review," an annual joint publication by graduate students .at Harvard's JFK School of Govt. & the UC-Berkeley Grad. School of Public Policy, has issued a Call for Papers for its March 1996 issue, devoted to "Affirmative Action & Asian Americans." Submission deadline is Nov. 1. Inf. from the journal office, 617/495-1311. [4830]

  • "The Black Underclass: Critical Essays on Race & Unwantedness" by William A. Darity, Jr. & Samuel L. Myers, Jr., with Emmett D. Carson & William Sabol (304 pp., 1995), is available ($39) from Garland Pub. Co., 1000A Sherman Ave., Hamden, CT 06514,800/627-6273. [4831]

  • The Status of Black Men In America ed. Robert Jennings (187 pp., 1995), is available ($22) from the Natl. Council of African American Men, c/o Inst. for Black Leadership, Dev. & Research, Univ. KS, Lawrence, KS 66045,913/864-3990.Contributors include Deboral Prowthrow-Stith, Mark Carte Nelson Onyenwoke, Kim Hopper & Lee Brown. [4832]

  • "Where's the Payoff ? The Gap Between Black Academic Progress & Economic Gains," by Jared Bernstein (55 pp.,1995), is available ($12) from the Econ. Policy Inst., 1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW, #200 Wash., DC 20036,202/775-8810. [4834]

  • Voting Rights Review is the newsletter of the Southern Regional Council; no price listed. Contact the Council, 134 Peachtree St.; #1900, Atlanta, GA 30303-1825,404/522-876 [4833]

May/June 1995

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  • "The Black Population in the United States: March 1994 and 1993," by Claudette Bennett (137 pp., + apps., Jan. 1995) a new Census publication (P20-480), described as "the most comprehensive statistical portrait of the nation's African American population since the 1970s," is available from 301/457-2794. [4397]

  • "An Analysis of Black & White Income Differences: Queens County and the US," by Andrew Beveridge & Jeannie D'Amico (4 pp. + tables, Oct. 1994) is available from Prof. Beveridge, Dept. Sociology, Queen College/CUNY, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, NY 11367, 718/520-7088. [4393]

  • "Poverty and Public Spending Related to Poverty in NYC" (Aug. 1994) is available from the Citizens Budget Commission, 11 Penn Plaza #900, NYC, NY 10001, 212/279-2605. [4411]

  • Challenging Racism & Sexism: Alternative to Genetic Explanations, eds. Ethel Tobach & Betty Rosoff (337 pp., 1994) is published by The Feminist Press. [4396]

  • "Black Population as Percent of Total County Population - 1990 - & Congressional Districts is a larage colored wall map of 11 Southern states, county by county. Available from the So. Reg. Council, 134 Peachtree St. NW, #1900, Atlanta, GA 30303, 404/522-8764. [4395]

  • Between Melting Pot & Mosaic: African Americans & Puerto Ricans in the NY Political Economy, by Andres Torres has just been published by Temple Univ. Press. $23.45 from them, 800/447-1656. [4394]

  • "Beyond NAFTA: Toward Equity & Sustainability" is a report of an Oct. 1994 conference sponsored by the Havens Ctr. for the Study of Social Structure & Social Change at the Univ. of Wisc. The 52 page report is available from the Ctr., Rm. 8117 Social Sci. Bldg., 1180 Obeservatory Dr., Univ. Wisc., Madison, WI 53706, 608/262-1420. [4430]

  • Older Women in Poverty: Private Lives & Public Policies, by Amanda Barusch presents life histories of older low-income women (half of whom are ethnic minorities), integrated with policy analysis and a reform agenda. Available from Springer Publishing Company, 536 Broadway, New York City, NE 10012, 212/431-4370. [4410]

  • "The Empty Promise: The EEOC and Hispanics" is a new report from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 1111 19th St. NW, #1000, Washington, DC 20036, 202/785-1670. [4398]

  • "The Fiscal Irresponsibility Act: Implications for Blacks, the Working Class & Most Americans" is a 9 page analysis from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, 908 Penn. Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003, 202/675-2060. [4399]

March/April 1995

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  • "A National Opinion Poll" will be undertaken by Columbia University's Inst.
    for Research in African American Studies. Contact Inst. Director Manning Marable (see above item). [4372]

  • "Access to Health Care: Minority Women" is a Sept. 1994 resource list of materials available from the Natl. Ctr. for Educ. in Maternal & Child Health, 2000 15th St. N. #701, Arlington, VA 22201, 703/524-7802. [4543]

  • "Blacks in America" is a 2-page, May 1994 Census Bureau Statistical Brief. Contact: Claudette Bennett, 301/763-2607. [4364]

  • "Building Bridges: Creating & Sustaining Viable Multicultural Communities" (76 pp., 1994) is a compilation from a convening of Hitachi Foundation grantees (76 pp., 1994), available (likely free) from the Foundation, 1509 22 St. NW, Wash., DC 20037-1073, 202/457-0588. [4365]

  • "Discrimination Over the Life Course: A Synthetic Cohort Analysis of Earnings Differences Between Black & White Males, 1940-90," by Melvin Thomas, Cedric Herring & Hayward Horton from the Nov. 1994 Social Problems, is available ($1.50) from Prof. Herring. Dept. Sociology (M/C 312), Univ. IL, 1007 W. Harrison, Chicago, IL 60607. [4366]

  • "Faded Dreams: The Politics & Economics of Race in America" by Stanford Univ. economist Martin Carnoy, has just been published by Cambridge Univ. Press. [4367]

  • New Challenges: The Civil Rights Record of the Clinton Administration Mid-Term, by Corrine Yu & William L. Taylor (302 pp., 1995) is the bi-annual report of the Citizens' Comnin. on Civil Rights. Included are the recommendations of the Commission (a bipartisan group of former federal officials in positions of responsibility for equal opportunity) and 20 working papers, including "Minority Poverty" (by George Gaister), "Health" (by Maya Wiley), "Environmental Justice" (by Alice L. Brown), and "Housing" (by John Relman). $23.75 ($24.95 for DC residents) from the Commn., 2000 M St. NW #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/659-5565. [4360]

  • "OJ" Although we hate to add to the OJ Simpson frenzy, Phyllis Eckhaus of Girls Inc. sent in "What the Simpson Case Really Means," by Judith Mahoney Pasternak & Chris Seymour, from the Sept/Oct. issue of Tikkun, which she characterizes as making "really profound points about the interplay of race and gender issues." We'll send a copy of the 3-pager with a SASE. [4368]

  • "Policy Review" is a journal published by The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Inst. for Policy Research & Educ. $3 from them, 1004 Penn. Ave. SE, Wash., DC 20003, 202/675-6730. [4369]

  • Race & Reason is the new semi-annual publication of Columbia University's Inst. for Research in African-American Studies The initial (Autumn 1994) issue had a special section on "Afrocentrism & Its Critics" and a long interview with black feminist scholar bell hooks by Institute Director Manning Marable. For inf., contact the Inst., 758 Schermerhorn Extension, NYC, NY 10027, 212/854-7080. [4371]

  • Race: From Inclusion to Transformation, by S. M. Miller (6 pp., 1994) his presentation at a Univ. of MN Roy Wilkins Ctr. conf, is available from us with a SASE. [4370]

  • "Racial differences & Select Attitudes Towards Race-Related Issues in the Chicago Metropolitan Area: 1990-94," by Paul Lavrakas & Judith Schejbal (22 pp., 1994) is available (no price listed) from Dr. Schejbal, Northwestern Univ. Survey Lab, 625 Haven, Evanston, IL 60208-4150, 708/491-8759. [4373]

  • Racism in the Lives of Women: Testimony, Theory & Guides to Anti-Racist Practice, by Jeanne Adelman & Gloria Enguidanos (326 pp., 1994) is available ($22.70) from Haworth Press, 10 Alice St., Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 800/342-9678. They also publish the quarterly Journal of Multicultural Social Work, subs: $40 indivs., $60 insts., $75 libraries, and have a catalogue of publications on "ethnic, multicultural & cross-cultural perspectives on health & mental health." [4374]

  • "Street by Street, Block by Block: How Urban Renewal Uprooted Black Roanoke," by Mary Bishop is an extraordinary 12-page supplement to the Jan. 29, 1995 Roanoke Times & World-News, detailing, with many personal accounts, the impact of the city's urban renewal program. Reprints are available (probably free) from Bishop at the Times, PO Box 2491, Roanoke, VA 24010. [4375]

  • "The Critical Chasm Between Racism & Poverty in Present-Day America," by Clarence Wood (35 pp., 1992) is available (no price listed) from the Human Relations Fdn. of Chicago, 222 N. LaSalle St. 1fl450, Chicago, IL 60601, 312/456-7745. They also have available a publications list. [4376]

  • The Journal of African American Men the refereed journal of the Natl. Council of African American Men, will switch (starting May 1995) from being a semi-annual to a quarterly publication, and now is being published by Transaction. Editorial board includes Alvin Poussaint and Harry Edwards. Subs are $40 indivs., $96 insts. from Transaction, Dept. 94BJAAM, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ 08903. lnf. on the Council is available from Richard Majors, Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/857-8758. lnf. on ins. submission from journal editor Courtland Lee, 169 Ruffner Hall, Univ. of VA, Charlottesville, VA 22903, 804/924-3119. [4377]

  • "Who is Hispanic?" by Rick Zimmerman, William Vega, Andres Gil, George Warheit, Eleni Apospori & Frank Biafora, appeared in the Dec. 1994 American Journal of Public Health. It reports the results of a longitudinal study of adolescents in the Miami area. Free reprints available from Dr. Zimmerman, Dept. Behavioral Science, Univ. KY, 127 College of Medicine Office Bldg., Lexington, KY 40536. [4492]

January/February 1995

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  • "A Study of the Relationshiip of Health Care to Welfare Dependency," by Sarah Shuptrine (1994), is available (free) from the So. Inst. on Children & Families, 2725 Devine St., Columbia, SC 29205, 803/779-2607. [4245]

  • African Americans at the Crossroads: The Restructuring of Black Leadership and 1992 Elections, by Clarence Lusane has been published by South End Press, 116 St. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115, 800/533-8478. [4238]

  • "Backlash?," by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. a short essay from the May 17, 1994 New Yorker, comparing racism and anti-gay prejudice, is available from us with a SASE. [4239]

  • "Challenging White Supremacy: A Workshop for Activists" is a 100-page manual of analysis, grassroots organizing skills & small group exercises for a 13-week workshop to train grassroots anti-racist activists & organizers. Sample Table of Contents free with a SASE; manual is $10 (chk. payable to CWS/Tides Foundation) from CWS Workshop, 2440 16th St. #275. SF, CA 94103. [4240]

  • "Child Poverty in Nebraska" Voices for Children-Nebraska has available 3 1994 publications: 1) "White Paper on Poverty: Children's Benefits Access Project" (25 pp., $5), an investigation into the number of Nebraska children eligible for, actually receiving benefits from, and barriers to participation in School Food Programs, WIC, Head Stan and AFDC; 2) "Kids Count in Nebraska 1994 Report: A Second Look" (24 pp., $6); 3)"Nebraska Families: Poverty Despite Work," by Edward Lazere & Karisin Anderson Ostrom (35 pp.' $8)-all from 7521 Main St. #103, Omaha. NE 68127, 402/597-3100. [4247]

  • "Despite Ecomonic Recovery, Poverty & Income Trends are Disappointing in 1993" is a 9-page, Oct. 1994 report from the Ctr, on Budget & Policy Priorities, 777 N. Capitol St. NE #705, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-1080: Inquire about price. [4252]

  • Ethnic and Racial Studies is a quarterly interdisciplinary scholarly journal from the London School of Economics & Political Science. Editorial Board includes William Julius Wilson and Thomas Pettigrew. Recent articles include "Racial Classification in the US Census," by Sharon Lee, and "Rethinking Ethnicity," by Richard Jenkins. Subs. are $64) personal, $110 inst. (a free sample copy also is available) from Trevina Johnson, Routledge Subs., ITPS, Ltd., Cheriton House, North Way, Andover SP10 5BE UK. [4241]

  • Freedom on My Mind produced/directed by Connie Field & Marilyn Mulford, is a 115-minute, 16 mm, color documentary on the 1961-64 Mississippi voter registration struggles; winner of the Sundance Film Festival Best Documentary Award. Rental $175 (film), $115 (1/2" video). Sales prices, lower rates for grassroots organizations, free campus-wide showing, public events & benefits all available. Contact Clarity Educ. Prods., 22-D Hollmood Ave., Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423, 800/343-5540. [4242]

  • New People: The Journal for the Human Race is a bimonthly magazine dealing with interracial relations. $25/yr. from PO Box 47490, Oak Park, MI 48237 [4243]

  • "The Busy Citizen's Discussion Guide: Racism & Race Relations" (17 pp., 1994) is available ($1, bulk discounts available) from the Study Circles Resource Ctr., P0 Box 203, 697 Pomfret St., Pomfret, CT 06258, 203/928-2616. It is an abbreviated version of "Can't We All Just Get Along? A Manual for Discussion Programs on Racism & Race Relations" ($3). [4244]

  • The Natl. Directory of Children, Youth & Family Services (10th ed., 1994-95, 800+ pp.) is available ($84) from National Directories, PO Box 1837, Longmont, CO 80502-1837, 800/343-6681. [4304]

  • "Women of Color & Access to Health Care" is an 8-page Briefing Paper (no price listed) from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research. 1400 20th St. NW #104, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-5100. [4319]

November/December 1994

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  • All-White Realty Ads are the target of Chicago's Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities. The focus is on ads that show, in high school yearbook style, stacked rows of head shot photos of a firm's agents, all of whom usually are white, which communicate a clear message. The campaign is similar to efforts in other cities to stop home sale display ads that give similar racial steering messages by virtue of who is depicted in the ad. Inf. from John Lukehart of the Council, 53 W. Jackson #557, Chicago, IL 60604, 312/427-4457. [6628]

  • "Black Discontent: The Preliminary Report on the 1993-1994 National Black Politics Study," by Michael C. Dawson of the Univ. of Chicago (12 pp., + tables, April, 1994), reports on a 45-minute telephone interview of over 1200 randomly selected African Americans. Try writing Dawson at Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 (there's no more specific address on the copy we have)-if that doesn't work, contact us and well arrange to get you a copy. [6629]

  • Civil Rights/Liberties Video Histories Calif. Newsreel has produced videos on "3 lawyers who changed America": "The Road to Brown," featuring Charles Hamilton Houston, chief counsel to the NAACP, dean of the Howard Law School and the fast Black editor of the Harvard Law Review, "Doing Justice," on "people's lawyer" Arthur Kinoy; and "Super Chief: The Life & Legacy of Earl Warren." They are 58, 51 and 88 mins., respectively, and each is $75 to rent, $195 to buy ($295 to buy all 3). Contact Calif. Newsreel, 149 9th St. #420, SF, CA 94103, 415/621-6196. [6630]

  • Facing Racial and Cultural Conflict: Tools for Rebuilding Community is a newly revised handbook available ($24) from the Program for Community Problem Solving, 915 15th St. NW #600, Wash., DC 20005, 202/783-2961. [6632]

  • Mount Pleasant: The Roots of a Rebellion, by Farzin Illich & Martha Sipple is a film-in-progress, on the 1991 Latino riots in the Adams Morgan/Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of Washington, DC. Information from the filmmakers, 202/332-0600. [6634]

  • "New Chance: Interim Findings on a Comprehensive Program for Disadvantaged Young Mothers & Their Children," by Janet Quint, Denise F. Polit, Johannes Bos & George Cave (27 pp., June 1994), is available (no price listed) from Judith Greissman, Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 3 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10016, 212/532-3200. [6679]

  • "News Watch: A Critical Look at Coverage of People of Color" (53 pp., 1994) is available free, but $2.25 for postage) from the Ctr. for Integration & Improvement of Journalism, SF State Univ., 1600 Holloway Ave., SF, CA 94132, 415/338-2083. The project was co-sponsored by the Asian-Amer. Joumalists Assn., Natl. Assn. of Black Journalists, Natl. Assn. of Hispanic Journalists & Native Amer. Journalists Assn. [6636]

  • Race is the theme of the Fall, 1994 issue of Hungry Mind Review, a Midwestern book review. The 76-page issue contains essays by Michael Dorris ("Mixed Blood"), PRRAC Board member john powell ('"Talking Race'), Gerald Early ("The Almost-Last Essay on Race in America'), an interview with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and responses to HMR's race questionnaire. The issue is distributed free in Twin City bookstores; contact them for information on how to receive a mailed copy: 1648 Grant Ave., St. Paul, MN, fax: 612/699-0970. [6637]

  • "Speaking Out Loud: Conversations with Young Puerto Rican Men," by Sonia M. Pérez & Stephen Cruz (69 pp., August 1994), dealing with the transition from school to work, training or higher education, is available ($7.50) from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 810 First St. NE #300, Wash., DC 20002, 202/289-1380. [6638]

  • "Survey Forms Assessing An Individual's Level of Racists" Pat Boozer (164 Lombard St., New Haven, CT 06513, 203/782-2444) is developing such a form, and would like to see models of similar efforts. [6639]

  • The Chicano/Latino Policy Project has a publications list of Working Papers. Sample titles: "Undocumented Immigrants' Impact on the US Labor Market," by Roger Martinez; "Compatriots OT Competitors? A Study of Job Competition between Foreign-Born & Native Los Angeles, 1970-80," by Abel Valenzuela. Contact the Project at the Inst. for Social Change, UC-Berkeley, 2420 Bowditch St., Berkeley, CA 94720, 510/642-6903. [6640]

  • The NAACP Two recent NY Times op-eds struck us as right on the mark regarding the troubles of this venerable civil rights organization: "Ben Chavis Wasn't the Problem," by UNC Professor Michael Eric Dyson (Sept. 1), and "Now or Never for the NAACP," by George Mason Univ. Prof. (and nephew of Roy) Roger Wilkins (Oct. 12). If you missed one or both, well be glad to send a copy with a SASE. [6641]

  • United States Electoral Systems: Their Impact on Women and Minorities, eds. Wilma Rule & Joseph Zimmerman (Praeger, 1992, $16.95), has sections on Congress, state legislators and judges, and local representatives. [6642]

September/October 1994

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  • America's War on Poverty is a new 5-hour documentary by Henry Hampton's Blackside production company. It will be aired on public t.v. Jan. 16-18. Inf. from Betty Higgins at Blackside, 486 Shawmut Ave., Boston, MA 02118-1863,617/492-2777 x3869. [5075]

  • "An Oregon Family in Poverty: Follow the Smith family from welfare dependency to self-sufficient employment" by John Chylek (9 pp. + app., 1994), is available (no price listed) from Catholic Comm. Services, 1095 W. 7th Ave., Eugene, OR 97402, 503/345-3642. [5060]

  • "Black-Hispanic Tensions: One Perspective" is a paper delivered at the 1991 Amer. Pol. Sci. Assn. meeting by Charles Kamasaki & Raul Yzaguirre of the Natl. Council of La Raza. Well send a copy of the 25-page document with a self-addressed 9" x 12" envelope with 75¢ postage. [5049]

  • Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men: The July, 1994 issue of this semi-annual publication is devoted to the 50th anniversary of Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma, marked by an April, 1994 conference at Morehouse College. The 4 articles in the 98-page issue deal with reconceptualizing African American self-concepts (by Harold Braithwaite, Jr., Kevin Foreman & Nathaniel Williams), justice (by Susan Welch, Michael Combs, Lee Sigelman & Timothy Bledsoe), the police and other public contacts (by Samuel Walker), and black-white residential segregation (by Reynolds Farley). No single-issue price listed, subs $10 indivs., $25 libraries, from the Morehouse Research Inst., 830 Westview Dr., Atlanta, GA 30314. [5050]

  • Critica: A Journal of Puerto Rican Policy & Politics s a brand new monthly publication from the Inst. for Puerto Rican Policy, 286 Fifth Ave., 3rd flr., NYC, NY 10001-4512,212/564-1075. $25/yr. [5051]

  • "Healing Racism in America: A Prescription for the Disease" by Nathan Rutstein, has been published by Whitcomb Pub., Springfield, MA. [5052]

  • Hugh Price's Inaugural Keynote Address to the July, 1994 Natl. Urban League Convention as its new Pres./ CEO got considerable coverage for its stress on global economic trends and the need for help within the Black community and consequent downplaying of racism as the central problem facing Blacks. Well send a copy of the 19-page speech with a self-addressed 9" x 12" envelope with 75¢ postage. [5053]

  • Indian Giver is a new quarterly newsletter covering Native American grantmaking. Free, from the First Nations Development Inst., 11917 Main St., Fredericksburg, VA 22408, 703/371-5615. [5054]

  • Indigenous People's Day is the Columbus Day alternative (accompanied by a suggested "Italian Achievement Day" to replace the defunct "Day of Discovery'). Inf. from American Citizens Together, PO Box 1036, Bisbee, AZ 85603, 602/432-3660. [5055]

  • "Race Trilogy," by David Kairys, appears in vol. 67 no. 1 (1994) of Temple Law Review. The 12-page article discusses the new conservative perspective on equality that establishes a dual system of equality rules and outcomes, with special reference to the Shaw v. Reno decision. Reprints available from Prof. Kairys, Temple Univ. School of Law, 1719 N. Broad St., Phila., PA 19122. [5056]

  • Reference Library of Black America (5 vols., 1994, $189.90) and Reference Library of Hispanic America (3 vols., 1993, $129.90) are available from Afro American Press, 1315 Vine St., Phila., PA 19107,215/923-2828. [5057]

  • The Ethnic Reporter is the semi-annual newsletter of the Natl. Assn. for Ethnic Studies. Available (no price listed) from the Assn., Dept. English, Ariz. St. U., Box 870302, Tempe, AZ 85287-0302, 602/965-2197. [5058]

  • Walleye Warriors: An Effective Alliance Against Racism and for the Earth, by Rick Whaley with Walter Bresette, Foreword by Winona LaDuke (272 pp., 1994), is available ($20.45) from New Society Publishers, 4527 Springfield Ave., Phila., PA 19143, 215/382-6543. The book documents a complex story of treaty and fishing rights, environmental degradation, and struggle among Wisconsin's Anishinabe Indians. [5059]

July/August 1994

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  • Civil Rights Div. Head Deval Patrick's April 14 Swearing In Statement is available from us with a SASE. The Boston Globe report quoted Ralph Neas, director of the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights, as saying, "I've never seen so many hardened Washington veterans with tears running down their cheeks." [5318]

  • "Civil Rights Issues Facing Asian Americans in the 1990s" an excerpted chapter from a 1992 US Civil Rights Commn. report, was reprinted in the Fall 1992 J. Intergroup Relations. Well send a copy of the 22-page article with a (52¢) SASE. [5319]

  • Crosscurrent is the semi-annual news magazine of the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. Available from the Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, 405 Hilgard Ave., LA, CA 900241546, 310/825-2974. [5320]

  • Focus on Racism is a series of training and education programs offered by the Anti-Racism Collective of Community Change, 14 Beacon St. #602, Boston, MA 02108, 617/ 523-0555 [5321]

  • Homelessness Videos The Natl. Coalition for the Homeless 1612 K St. NW, #1004, Wash., DC 20006, 202/775-1322 has produced a "Top 9" list of recommended videos on homelessness. You can get a copy by sending them a SASE. [5404]

  • Job Damaged People: How to Survive and Change the Workers' Compensation System (1993) by Amy Clipp, is a "hybrid of worker rights, civil rights & disability rights organizing," a project of the Environmental Health Network and the Louisiana Injured Workers Union, $22.45 from EHN Books, PO Box 16267, Chesapeake, VA 23328-6267. LIWU provides assistance of various types to injured workers. They're at 1307 Louisiana, New Orleans, 70115, 504/ 899-4194. [5350]

  • "New Rainbow Warriors: Right Wing Initiatives in Communities of Color" is a special section of the latest issue (vol. 1, no. 3) of RaceFile. $10 from the Applied Research Ctr., 25 Embarcadero Cove, Oakland, CA 94606. [5322]

  • Race & Class is a 17-year old multidisciplinary quarterly, with contributions from scientists, artists, novelists, journalists, politicians and black and Third World activists and scholars. Subs are $22/indivs., $40/insts. from The Inst. of Race Relations, 2-6 Leeke St., Kings Cross Rd., London WCIX 9HS England. [5323]

  • "Race/Ethnicity Data:" Two government reports deal with this issue: "Federal Data Collection: Agencies' Use of Consistent Race & Ethnic Definitions" (GAO/ GGD-93-25, Dec. 1992), available free from the USGAO, PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884-6015,202/512-0000; and "Use of Race & Ethnicity in Public Health Surveillance: Summary of the CDC/ ATSDR Workshop" (June 25, 1993), vol: 42, No. RR-10 of Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report,available ($3) from the Mass. Medical Soc., CSPO Box 9120, Waltham, MA 02254-9120. [5325]

  • "The Challenge of Civil Rights in the 21st Century: Liberty & Justice for All" is the March 31, 1994 testimony before the US Civil Rights Commn. by Prof. David Kairys of the Temple Univ. Law School. Available from him, 1719 N. Broad St., Phila., PA 19122, 215/204-8959. See also his 1993 New Press book, With Liberty & Justice for Some. [5326]

  • The Diversity Factor a new quarterly magazine listed in the March/ April P&R with a steep $195/yr. sub. price, notifies us that they have an $80/yr. rate for nonprofits, plus special bulk order rates. They're at PO Box 3188, Teaneck, NJ 07666, 201/ 833-0011. [5327]

  • "The Episcopal House of Bishops Pastoral Letter on Sin of Racism" (March, 1994) is available from us with a SASE. More inf. from the Epis. Church Ctr., 815 2nd Ave., NYC, NY 10017, 800/ 334-7626. [5328]

  • The State of Asian Pacific America: Economic Diversity, Issues & Politics ed. PRRAC Social Science Board member Paul Ong (305 pp., 1994), a publication of the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. & LEAP Asian Pacific Amer. Public Policy Inst., is available ($15) from LEAP, 327 E. Second St. #226, LA, CA 90012-4210,213/485-1422. A 19-page Exec. Summary also is available (no price listed). [5329]

  • "The State of Black Michigan: 1993" by Joe Darden, N. Charles Anderson & Frances Thomas, is available ($10) from the Urban Affair Prog., W. 118 Owens Hall, Mich. St. U., E. Lansing, MI 48824-1109. This is an annual report, going back to 1985; back copies are available at half price. [5330]

May/June 1994

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  • ""We, the American Hispanics," "We, the American Blacks," "We, the American Asians,? We the American Pacific Islanders," "We, the First Americans"" are new Census Bureau reports, summarizing demographic inf. from the 1990 Census and earlier censuses. Free copies from the Bureau's Customer Service, 301/763-4100. [5276]

  • In the Barrios: Latinos arid the Underclass Debate eds. Joan Moore & Raquel Pinderhughes, is a new book ($16.95 from the Russell Sage Foundation (112 E. 64th St., NYC, NY 10021). [5271]

  • Living With Racism: The Black Middleclass Experience a book by Joe Feagin & Mel Sikes, examines the broad range of racial discrimination faced by middle-class African Americans, providing ample evidence of "the continuing significance of race." Beacon Press, ca $20. [5277]

  • "On the Backs of Blacks" is a 1-page essay by Toni Morrison from Time on "race talk-the explicit insertion into everyday life of racial signs and symbols that have no meaning other than pressing African Americans to the lowest level of the racial hierarchy"-and its use in the Americanizing process. Well send a copy with a SASE. [5272]

  • "Reshaping Ethnic and Racial Relations in Philadelphia: Immigrants in a Divided City" by Judith Goode & Jo Ann Schneider (266 pp., 1994), the report on the Ford Foundation's "Changing Rela-tions" project in Philadelphia, is available ($22.45) from Temple U. Press, Temple & Oxford Sts., Phila., PA 19122, 800/447-1656. [5273]

  • "The Demographics of American Indians: 1% of the People, 50% of the Diversity" Harold Hodgkinson, Janice Hamilton Outtz, & Anita Obarakpor (30 pp., 1990), is available ($12) from the Inst. for Educ. Leadership, 1001 Conn. Ave. NW #310, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-8405. [5274]

  • "The State of Black America" the National Urban League's annual report (300 pp.), is available from Faith Williams at the League, 500 E. 62 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/310-9000. [5275]

March/April 1994

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  • African American Perspectives is a 1994 video catalog of 20 award-winning documentaries on African American life and history. Catalog from Calif. Newsreel, 149 9th St. #410, SF, CA 94103, 415/621-6196. [5191]

  • "Anti-racism Training Manual:" Nancy Richardson of Harvard Divinity School is co-editing, with Donna Biven, such a manual. They are preparing an appendix listing US organizations that provide anti-racism training with a social change/ social justice agenda. Send inf. to Juliette Zener, Harvard Div. School, 45 Francis Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138,617/492-7719. [5192]

  • "Civil Rights: The Unfinished Agenda" is a 12-page Winter 1993 publication from Interfaith Impact for Justice & Peace. $1 from them, 110 Maryland Ave. NE, Wash., DC 20002, 202/543-2800. [5193]

  • "Diversity: A United Vision for Tomorrow" (35 pp.) is the just released vol. 4, no. 2 of the International Journal, published by the WK Kellogg Foundation. Free from Media Resource Div at the Foundation, PO Box 5196, Battle Creek, MI 49016. [5194]

  • "Documenting the Hate: A Report on Bias Incidents in NYC from Jan. 1992 to June 1993" (76 p., Nov. 1993) is available (probably free) from the NYC Commn. on Human Rights, 40 Rector St., NYC, NY 10006,212/306-7507. [5195]

  • Minority Organizations: A National Directory (4th ed.) has just been published by Garrett Park Press, PO Box 190F, Garrett Park, MD 20896,301/946-2553($45prepaid, $50 otherwise). The 630-page directory lists over 8,000 groups (Asian, Black, Hispanic, Native American, mixed, and the minority units of general organizations). Mailing labels also available ($475). [5196]

  • "Political & Social Relations Between Communities of Color" is the subject of a special Fall 1993 issue of Trotter Review, published by the Wm. Monroe Trotter Inst. of the Univ. of Mass.-Boston. Among the 11 articles in the 35-page issue are "The Changing Significance of Race for People of Color," by Juanita Tamayo Lott; "'No Justice, No Peace!': The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict," by Claire Jean Kim; "Puerto Rican and African American Males: Current Challenges, Promising Strategies," by Sonia Perez; and "The Chinese in Mississippi: A Race In Between," by Vivian Wu Wong. Subs: $8/individuals, $22/ institutions. From the Institute, Univ. of Mass., Boston, MA 02125-3393, 617/ 426-9734. [5197]

  • Race, Sex & Class is a new interdisciplinary journal. $8/yr. indivs., $12 insts. Twice a year for its first year, three times the second year. Vol. 1, no. 1 (Fall 1993) has articles on "Toward a New Vision: Race, Class & Gender as Categories of Analysis & Connection" (by Patricial Hill Collins), "The Rise & Fall of 'Race,' by Larry Reynolds & Leonard Lieberman, "Sociology & the Multicultural Curriculum: The Challenges of the 1990s and Beyond," by Elizabeth Higginbotham. Inf. from Jean Belkhir, Dept. Social. & Soc. Wk., Sundquist Hall 318, Univ. Wisc., Superior, WI 54880,715/394-8215. [5199]

  • The Diversity Factor is a relatively new quarterly magazine, put out by Elsie Cross Assoc. They also have an "Occasional Papers" series. Their Advisory Board includes Cornel West, Sara Bullard, and Mary Belenky. Subs. are $195 (sic)/yr., from 7627 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19118-0090. [5200]

  • Turning the Tide is an anti-racism newsletter available from People Against Racist Terror, PO Box 1990, Burbank, CA 91507, 310/288-5003. They also have produced a series of research reports ($2 each) on such subjects as "Women's Rights-Target for Racist Terror" and "Blue by Day, White by Night" (on organized white supremacist activity inside police and sheriffs' departments, the FBI, military and correctional institutions). [5201]

January/February 1994

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  • African Americans at the Crossroads: The Restructuring of Black Leadership and the 1992 Elections, by Clarence Lusane (300 pp., 1994, $16), is another new South End Press book 116 St. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115, 800/533-8478. [4928]

  • Can't We All Just Get Along? A Manual for Discussion Programs on Racism and Race Relations is the booklet, from the Study Circles Resource Ctr., produced following the 1992 LA riots. They're now renewing efforts to disseminate it; up to 100 cc. are available (presumably free) for distribution to discussion sponsors. Contact SCRC, PO Box 203, Rt. 169, Pomfret, CT 06258, 203/928-2616. [4941]

  • Hwet Bool is "the Voice of Korean Students at UCLA published twice each academic quarter. Address: Campbell 2240, UCLA, LA, CA 90024, 310/825-7184. [4929]

  • In the Barrios: Latinos and the Underclass Debate eds. Joan Moore & Raquel Pinder-hughes (352 pp., 1993), is a new Russell Sage publication.$19.95 from the Foundation, 112 E. 64 St., NYC, NY 10021, 800/666-2211. The volume contains portraits of Latino communities in NYC, LA, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Albuquerque, Laredo & Tucson. [4931]

  • Indians `R' Us: Culture and Genocide in Native North America, by Ward Churchill (co-director of Colorado AIM), is available (400 pp., 1993, $17.45) from Common Courage Press, Box 702, Monroe, ME 04951, 800/497-3207. Related Ward Churchill books, also from CCP, are Struggle for Land. Indigenous Resistance to Genocide, Ecocide and Expropriation, a Land Rights Reader (480 pp., $20.45) and Fantasies of the Master Race: Literature, Cinema and Colonization of American Indians (312 pp., $17.45). [4930]

  • "Latino Immigration & Education Issues:" A Working Paper Series by Univ. of Calif. scholars now is available. Contact the Chicano/Latino Policy Project, c/o Inst. for the Study of Social Change, 2420 Bowditch St., UC, Berkeley, CA 94720, 510/642-6903. [4932]

  • "More Land Guinier: "Clinton Spoke the Truth on Race" was her NY Times op-ed (10/ 19/93) commenting on the furor around Pres. Clinton's remarks prior to NYC's Dinkins-Giuliani mayoral contest. We'll send a copy with a SASE. [4942]

  • "Profiles of Change: Communities of Color in the Twin Cities Area" (35 pp., Aug. 1993), by the Urban Coalition Census Project, is an overview of social and econ. data on communities of color in the Mpls. St. Paul area. Data include 1980-90 comparisons on income, poverty, employment, housing, education and availability of vehicles and telephones. $5 from Urban Coalition, 2610 Univ. Ave. #201, St. Paul, MN 55114,612/348-8550. [4940]

  • Putting Democracy to Work: A Practical Grade for Starting and Managing Worker-Owned Businesses by Frank Adams & Gary Hansen (350 pp., 1992), is available ($22.95) from Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 155 Montgomery St., SF, CA 94104, 800/929-2929. [4959]

  • "Remember the L.A. Uprising," 4.29.92" is a special April 1993 56-page issue of Pacific Ties, UCLA's Asian & Pacific Islander News-magazine. Contact PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi, UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr., LA, CA 90024, 310/825-2974 for information on how to get this back issue. [4937]

  • The Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, a quarterly, is available (subs: $37.80 indiv., $82.80 inst.) from Sage Pubs., PO Box 5084, Thousand Oaks, CA 91359, 805/499-0721. [4939]

  • The Inst. of Race Relations has available a catalogue of educational books on racism for young people (and others); they also publish the quarterly Race & Class. Contact them at 2-6 Leeke St., London, WCIX 9HS, England; tel: 071-837-0041. [4935]

  • The Racism Action Network s a group of people who identify and carry out specific actions in response to racism, a program of Community Change, 14 Beacon St. #602, Boston, MA 02108, 617/523-0555. [4936]

  • The State of Asian America: Activism and Resistance in the 1990s, ed. Karin Aguilar-San Juan (400 pp., 1993, $16), is available from South End Press, 116 St. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115, 800/533-8478. [4927]

November/December 1993

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  • "Black Migration, Segregation and the Spatial Concentration of Poverty," by Douglas Massey & Andrew Gross is Working Paper 93-3 (37 pp., March 1993), available (likely free) from Noel Salinger, Irving Harris Grad. School of Public Policy Studies, Univ. Chi., 1155 E. 60 St., Chicago, IL 60637, 312/702-3255. [5920]

  • Diversity Grants The Human Services Personnel Collaborative (consisting of the following foundations: Boston, Boston Globe, Clipper Ship, Hyams, Lotus Development, Old Colony Charitable, Reebok, Riley, and the United Way of Mass. Bay) just awarded, for the third consecutive year, Diversity Initiative grants, this year totaling $118,700, to 13 human service and cultural organizations, in order to increase the number of people of color employed by and serving on the boards of local non-profits. Recipients range from Cambridge/ Somerville Legal Services, to The Childcare Project, to City Life/ Vida Urbana, to the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Specific activities the grants foster include organizational assessments to identify policies or practices that create barriers to recruitment and retention of staff and board members of color; revising agency mission statements; bylaws and personnel policies to promote inclusion; training for board and staff in multi-culturalism and organizational change; and creating office environments reflecting diversity. For further information on future grants-and ideas for replicating this useful program in other locales -contact Tyra Sidberry, HSPC Coordinator, at 617/720-2238. [5924]

  • "Fields of Pain" is a four-part series, by Michael Wagner and Marcos Breton, on migrant farmworkers, published originally in the Dec. 8-11, 1991 editions of The Sacramento Bee. Write Breton at the Bee (Sacramento, CA 95814). [5971]

  • "Invisible and In Need: Philanthropic Giving to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders" (29 pp., Dec. 1992) is available (likely free) from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, PO Box 591389, SF, CA 94159-1389, 415/772-4388. [5921]

  • "Puerto Ricans in the US Mainland: A Special Report Based on the 1990 Census"," by Noelle Gautier is available (free) from the National Puerto Rican Coalition, 1700 K St. NW, #500, Wash., DC 20006, 202/223-3915. [5919]

  • Race & Poverty the special issue of The Clearing-house Review noted in our September/October P&R: We forgot to include an address. It's from the Natl. Clearinghouse for Legal Services, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606, 312/263-3830. Amount: 6.00 [5923]

  • Sage Race Relations Abstracts is available ($57/ year) from Sage Publications, 6 Bonhill St., London EC2A 4PU England. About 1000 abstracts are published each year, and most issues contain a long bibliographic essay (recent examples: "The'Overrepresentation' of Asian Americans: Red Herrings and Yellow Perils," "Racial Theory in the Post-War US," "Race and US Foreign Policy," "Black People and the Criminal Justice System," "The Historical Evolution of Chicano Ethnic Goals." PRRAC Social Science Advisory Board member Frank Bonilla serves on their Editorial Board. The editor, Louis Kushnick, welcomes ideas for such essays (Dept. of American Studies, Univ. of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England). [5918]

  • "Uniting Asian Americans" is a brief Summer 1993 report (free) from The Boston Foundation, One Boston Place, 24th flr., Boston, MA 02108, 617/723-7415. [5922]

September/October 1993

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  • "Diversity & Governance: Changing Populations & the Future of Cities and Towns" is a 24-page 1991 report from a Natl. League of Cities Advisory Council chaired by Manhattan Borough Pres. Ruth Messinger. No price listed. Contact William Barnes, SKLC, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004, 202/626-3000. [5914]

  • "Equal Employment Rights for Federal Employees" (25 pp., Aug. 1993) has just been released by the US Commn. on Civil Rights. The report supports pending Congressional legislation that significantly strengthens the system that is supposed to assure Federal employees a fair and equitable means of resolving discrimination complaints. Free from the Natl. Clearinghouse Library at the Commission, 624 9th St. NW, Wash., DC 20425, 202/376-8128. [5974]

  • Facing Racial and Culture Conflict: Tools for Rebuilding Community is a handbook providing community leaders with an assortment of tools to help channel intergroup conflict in productive directions. $20 from the Program for Community Problem Solving 915 15th St. NW #600, Wash. DC 20005, 202/783-2961. [5973]

  • "Oriental: Their Word, Not Ours" is a short article from the CAAAV [Comm. Against Anti-Asian Violence] Voice, discussing the history of the term and distinguishing it from "Asian American." Yours from us with a SASE. [5915]

  • Race & Poverty is a Special Issue (vol. 27, no. 40) of The Clearinghouse Review (107 pp., $6). Included are articles by PRRAC Board members john powell ("Race & Poverty: A New Focus for Legal Services") and Florence Roisman ("Housing Mobility and Life Opportunities," written with Hilary Botein), as well as articles on special education,', racial bias in provision of legal services to the poor, a "discrimination tax" in the marketplace, race discrimination in the health care system, and lending discrimination. [5972]

  • "Rethinking Race" is a special double issue (Spring-Summer 1993, vol. 20, nos. 1-2) of the quarterly Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict & World Order. The 193-page volume contains 19 articles, too numerous to cite, all of which look interesting and valuable. $15 (one-year subs are $30, $75 for institutions), from PO Box 40601, SF, CA 94140. [5913]

July/August 1993

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  • "America's Minorities-The Demographics of Diversity," by William O'Hare (47 pp., Dec. 1992), is Vol. 47, #4 of The Population Bulletin, published by the Population Reference Bureau, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW #520, Wash. DC 20009-5728, 202/483-1100. $7. [5811]

  • "Ethnic Groups, Racial Groups, and Minorities: Toward Conceptual Harmony," by William Kuvelsky is available ($4) from the Race & Ethnic Studies Inst., Texas A&M, College Sta., TX 778434351. [5816]

  • "Facing Racial & Cultural Conflict: Tools for Rebuilding Community" presents techniques and case studies for dealing with tensions stemming from differences in gender, religion, sexual orientation and physical capabilities, as well as race and ethnicity. $20 from the Prog. for Community Problem Solving, 915 15th St. NW #600, Wash., DC 20005, 202/783-4963. [5819]

  • "Fighting Back! Challenging Myths of Welfare Reform" listed in the last issue of P&R, neglected to indicate a $1 price. The 4-pager is available from Fred Newdom, ProAct Consulting Services, Box 2392, Empire St. Plaza, NY 12220. [5830]

  • "Fighting Racism in Our Own Back Yards" is the May 1993 issue of Housing Matters, published by the Mass. Law Reform Inst., 69 Canal St., Boston, MA 02114,617/742-9250. It highlights concrete efforts to challenge housing discrimination. [5825]

  • "Funding for Low-Income Programs in FY 1993," by Karen Lightfoot & Paul Leonard 12 pp., May 1993), is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities (see item above). [5829]

  • "Invisible and in Need" is a study showing the miniscule amount of foundation funding going to organizations working in the Asian Pacific American community. Available from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, PO Box 591389, SF, CA 94159-1389, 415/7724388. [5820]

  • North Carolina Students Teach and Reach (NC Star) is a peer education, prejudice reduction initiative that brings college student volunteers into public schools to facilitate interactive discussions about tolerance and respect for diversity. Contact People for the American Way in NC, PO Box 27333, Raleigh, NC 27611, 919/833-1222. [5822]

  • "Outlook" is the semi-annual newsletter of the Asian American Legal Defense & Educ. Fund, 99 Hudson St. 12th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 212/966-5932. [5823]

  • Project South: The Institute for the Elimination of Poverty and Genocide is an organization of scholar-activists, community and labor activists, educators, students and youth, and cultural and media activists. Contact Jerome Scott, 250 Georgia Ave. #344, Atlanta, GA 30312, 404/584-7141. [5827]

  • Textbook Request: Greenhaven Press is a small education press that publishes
    supplementary texts on controversial issues for high school and college students. One of their current projects is compiling a book on poverty in the US. It will consist of articles, position papers, documents and book excerpts, a bibliography, and appendix listing relevant organizations. They seek materials on the causes of poverty, its disproportional impact on minorities, government anti-poverty policies, health care policies for the poor, homelessness. Contact Katie de Koster at Greenhaven, PO Box 289009, San Diego, CA 92198, 619/485-7424. [5826]

  • "The CAA V Voice" is the newsletter of the Comm. Against Anti-Asian Violence, $15/year (institutions $25) from CAAV, 191 E. 3 St., NYC, NY 10009,212/473-6485. [5821]

  • "The Clinton EITC Proposal: How It Would Work and Why It Is Needed" 8 pp., April 1993) is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 777 N. Capitol St. NE #705, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-1080; contact them re prices [5828]

  • "The Impact on Individuals and Communities of the Reductions in Social Services in Michigan in 1991-1992" (56pp., May 10, 1993) is available (no price listed) from the Michigan League for Human Services, 300 N. Washington Sq. #401, Lansing, MI 48933, 517/487-5436. This is a study that PRRAC co-funded. [5831]

  • "The Ku Klux Klan: A History of Racism and Violence" (4th ed., 64 pp., 1991) is available (no price listed) from the Southern Poverty Law Ctr., 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104. [5817]

  • "The New State Welfare Initiatives," by Michael Wiseman (65 pp., April 1993) is available ($3.50) from the Inst. for Research on Poverty, 1180 Observatory Dr., 3412 Soc. Sci. Bldg., Univ. Wisc., Madison, WI 53706, 608/262-6358. The paper reviews the recent state experiments with AFDC variations [5832]

  • "The War Against the Cities: Who Killed L.A ?," by Mike Davis (author of City of Quartz: Social Struggles in Postmodern Los Angeles), appears in the June 1993 issue of Crossroads, a 10-times-a-year publication. $4/issue, $24 for a year's sub: PO Box 2809, Oakland, CA 94609, 5101843-7495. [5815]

  • "Urban Visions" is the monthly publication of the American Indian Economic Development Assn., 4753 N. Broadway #510, Chicago, IL 60640, 312/784-0808. [5818]

May/June 1993

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  • "Bigoted Violence and Hate Groups in No. Carolina" is the 1991 Annual Report of North Carolinians Against Racist and Religious Violence. $5 from NCARRV, PO Box 240, Durham, NC 27702,919/688-5965. [5745]

  • Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men is a yearly journal, published by The Morehouse Research Inst. $10/year for individuals, $25 for libraries: 830 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314, 404/215.4676. [5742]

  • Convictions About Racism in the United States is a book of essays by Horace Seldon, founder of Community Change, Inc., established to work on racism in white communities and in white institutions. 90 pp., $10.50, from Comm. Change, 14 Beacon St. #602, Boston, MA 02114. [5744]

  • Directory of Programs for Minority Elders: Caregiver Education, Health Education & Intergenerational Relations is available ($6) from the Ctr. on Rural Elderly, Univ. of Mo.-KC, 5245 Rockhill Rd., KC, MO 64110-2499. [5752]

  • Latinos in a Changing U.S. Economy: Comparative Perspectives on Growing Inequality eds. Rebecca Morales and (PRRAC Social Science Advisory Board member) Frank Bonilla, is a just-published volume from Sage Publications ($21.95). Contributors include Martin Carnoy, Paul Ong (also on PRRAC's SSAB), Andres Torres, Mir6n Uriarte, and Saskia Sassen. [5746]

  • "Los Angeles-A Year Later" is a 2-part critique, by Eric Mann of the Labor/Community Strategy Ctr. (a PRRAC grantee), in the March 29 and May 3 issues of The Nation. Well send a copy if you send us a SASE. [5741]

  • The 1992 Massachusetts Asian/Pacific Islander American Directory (51 pp.) is available ($6) from the Asian American Resource Workshop, 34 Oak St., 3rd flr., Boston, MA 02111, 617/426-5313. [5743]

  • The Affirmative Action Handbook is available ($5) from Equal Rights Advocates (which also runs workshops on this topic), 1163 Mission St. #550, SF, CA 94103,415/621-0672. [5753]

  • "The Rising Significance of Race" by Gretchen Reynolds, is an article from the Dec. 1992 issue of Chicago magazine; it's about William Julius Wilson's work and his changing view of the significance of race. We'll send a copy if you send us a SASE. [5747]

  • The State of Black America 1993 Billy Tidwell, ed., is the Natl. Urban League's annual publication (327 pp.). Chapters on children (by Jeff Howard), the labor market (by Billy Tidwell), political influence (by Charles Hamilton), economic self-sufficiency (by Lynn Burbridge), empowerment through enterprise (by Lenneal Henderson), economic status during the Bush-Reagan era (by David Swinton), lending discrimination (by William Bradford), two case studies on Urban League projects, recommendations, a 1992 events chronology, and a "Fast Facts" appendix, $24.95 from the League, 500 E. 62 St., NYC, NY 10021. [5748]

  • When Hate Groups Come to Town has been published in a revised edition by the Ctr. for Democratic Renewal (a PRRAC grantee). The 189-page handbook is available for $18.95 from CDR, Box 50469, Atlanta, GA 30302-0469, 404/221-0025. [5749]

  • Working for Life: Dismantling Racism by Dody Matthias (113 pp., 1990), "a comprehensive guide to 16 exercises for dismantling racism through consciousness raising, education, advocacy and activism," is available ($11) from Huperetai, 1713 Green St., Harrisburg, PA 17102-2307,717/238-3889 [5751]

March 1993

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  • "A Policy of Discrimination? Homeowner Insurance Red-lining in 14 Cities" (69 pp., Feb. 1993) is a just released study from ACORN. Cities studied are St. Louis, KC, Chicago, Milwaukee, Mpls. St. Paul, Bridgeport, Dallas, DC, Des Moines, Detroit, Little Rock, New Orleans, NYC, and Seattle. Available (no price listed) from ACORN, 739 8th St. SE, Wash, DC 20003, 202/547-2500. [5683]

  • "Anti-Racist Work: An Examination and Amassment of Organizational Activity" by PRRAC Board member Gary Delgado, Basil Browne and Madeleine Adamson (48 pp., Sept. 1992), is an in-depth study of ten organizations across the country doing anti-racist work. It provides the basis for assessing the kinds of activities often called Diversity Training, Diversity Manage-ment, Anti Discrimination Work and Opposition to Racist Violence. Available from the Levi Strauss Founda-tion, which commissioned the study, through its Project Change, PO Box 7215, SF, CA 9412D-690,415/544-7420. [5685]

  • Blade Baltimore: A New Theory of Community is a new 288-page. book by Harold McDougall of the Catholic Univ. Law School. $34.95 from Temple U. Press (800/ 447-1656). [5675]

  • "Economic Cost of Discrimination Against Black Americans" is a paper delivered before the N. Amer. Economics and Finance Assn. and Natl. Econ. Assn. by Andrew Brimmer, formerly of the Fed. Reserve System Board of Governors. He estimates that "disparate treatment of blacks cost the American economy $215 billion in 1991." Copies of the 24-page paper are available from Brimmer at MacArthur Blvd. NW, #302, Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-6255. [5676]

  • "Enforcement of Equal Employment and Economic Opportunity Laws and Pro-grams Relating to Federally Assisted Transportation Projects" is a 15-page, Jan. 1993 report from the US Civil Rights Commission. Available from Frederick Isler, OCRE, US Commn. on Civil Rights, 624 Ninth St. NW #743, Wash, DC 20425, 202/376-8582. [5687]

  • "Indicators of Institutional Racism, Sexism and Classism" is a resource published by the Natl Council of Churches, $2.50 from the NCC Office of Inclusiveness & Justice, 475 Riverside Dr. #880, NYC, NY 10115. [5686]

  • "Latino Views on the Issues in 1992: A Report on Focus Groups" by Robert Brischetto and Marc Shapiro (48 pp., 1992), is available (no price listed) from the Southwest Voter Research Inst., 403 E. Commerce #260, San Antonio, TX 78205, 512/222-8014. They also publish the monthly Southwest Voter Research Notes, the December 1992 issue of which reports exit polls from the 1992 presi-dential election. [5678]

  • "Measuring Employment Discrimination Through Controlled Experiments" by Marc Bendick, Jr., Charles Jackson and Victor Reinoso (39 pp., Jan. 1993), is available (no price listed) from the Fair Employment Council of Greater Washington, 1400 Eye St. NW #500, Wash, DC 20005, 202/ 842-4474. It reports testing results showing that African-Americans in the Wash area encounter hiring discrimination approximately one time in four. The Council also publishes a newsletter, N[etwork for] E[mployment] T[esting] News. [5684]

  • "Race and Job Dismissals in a Federal Bureaucracy" is an empirical study (of the US Postal Service) by Craig Zwerfng (Univ. of Iowa) and Hilary Silver (Brown), from the Oct. 1992 Amer. Sociological Review. Reprints from Prof. Silver, Dept. Sociology, Brown U., Providence, RI 02912. [5681]

  • "Racial and Ethnic Tensions in American Communities: Poverty, Inequality, and Discrimination: The Mount Pleasant Report" is the US Civil Rights Commission's 173-page, Jan. 1993 report following the May 1991 racial riots in Washington's Mt. Pleasant area While it focuses on civil rights issues facing Washington's Latino com-munity, the findings and recommendations, particularly with respect to police miscon-duct and the lack of bilingual social services, likely have applicability elsewhere in the nation. Likely free, from the Commission, Wash, DC 20425. [5679]

  • Struggle Against Racism is a photo exhibit planned for October-November, organized by The Photography Collective. Submissions (of slides), with a $10 entry fee, must be postmarked by April 1, to Photography Collective, c/o Community Change, 14 Beacon St. #602, Boston, MA 02108, 617/523-0555. The Collective also is creating a Photographic Image Bank. [5682]

  • "The 1993-94 Fair Financial Plan: A Balanced State Budget to Sustain Social Progress" (46 pp., Feb. 1993) is an alternative NY State budget, pro-duced by the State Commun-ities Aid Assn., available (no price listed) from SCAA, One Columbia Pl., Albany, NY 12207,518/463-1896. [5694]

  • The State of Asian Pacific America: A Public Policy Report - Policy Issues to the Year 2010 is a new book from Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics. $13.75 soft-cover, $19.75 hardcover from LEAP, 327 E. Second St. #226, LA, CA 90012,213/485-1422. The book contains a demographic projection of the Asian Pacific American popu-lation by Paul Ong of UCLA (a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board) and 17 monographs based on these projections: on education (by Peter Kiang and Ling-Chi Wang), health (by Tessie Guillermo), immigration (by Bill Ong Hing), civil rights policy by PRRAC Board member Bill Tamayo), empowerment (by Stewart Kwoh), race relations (by Michael Omi), affirmative action (by Henry Der), women (by Elaine Kim), etc. An 11 page Executive Summary also available. [5677]

  • The Urban Crib of Isolation: The Kerner Commission Report Revisisted is the upcoming (June 1993) issue of the N. Carolina Law Review. Several PRRAC folks are involved: Board Chair Jack Boger is co-editor (with Michael Stegman), and contributors include Bill Taylor and Chester Hartman. Non-PRRAC contributors include Peter Dreier, Ann Markusen, Susan Fainstein, George Galster, John Calmore, James Johnson, et aL $8 from the Review, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, CB#3380, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380. [5680]

January 1993

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  • Climbing Jacobs Ladder: The Enduring Legacy of African American Families is a just published book (Simon & Schuster) by Andrew Billingsley (husband of PRRAC's Executive Assistant, Amy Billingsley). It's a follow-up to his 1968 book, Black Families in White America. [5491]

  • Institutional Racism: The Case of Hawaii by Michael Haas (Praeger, 1992), is a pub-lication of the Univ. of Hawaii's Ctr. for Research on Ethnic Relations (which Haas
    co-directs), 2424 Maile Way, #713D, Honolulu, HI 96822, 808/956-7881. [5492]

November 1992

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  • "Annotated Directory of Hispanic Organizations of the Washington Area," by Tia Ann Murchie-Beyma listed in an earlier P&R, now is available in a Spanish language edition. $6.50 from the George Washington Univ. Ctr. for Wash. Area Studies, 2020 K St. NW #240, Wash., DC 20006, 202/676-4247. [6520]

  • "Asian Americans in Transition," by Stanley Karnow & Nancy Yoshihara (80 pp., June 1992), is available ($9.95) from The Asian Society, 725 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10021. [6519]

  • Black Political Agenda '92 a newsletter, is available from PO Box 27481, Wash., DC 20038, 202/726-5003. [6529]

  • "Blacks vs. Browns," by Jack Miles appeared in the Oct. 1992 Atlantic. Yours with a SASE (520 postage). [6530]

  • "Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action," by Jerome Grossman, Chairman of the Council for a Livable World and on the Tufts Univ. business management faculty. Copies from Grossman at 65 Grove St., Wellesley, MA 02181. [6515]

  • FIRR [Federation for Indus-trial Retention & Renewal] Notes, published 9 times/year, a companion to FIRR News (3 times/year), is available from FIRR, 3411 W. Diversey, Suite 10, Chicago, IL 60647, 312/252-7676. [6554]

  • LEAP [Leadership Education for Asian Pacifies] Connections an organizational newsletter, is available from LEAP, 327 E. Second St. #226, LA, CA 90012, 213/485-1422. [6521]

  • "Minority Organizations: A National Directory" 4th ed. (612 pp., 1992) is available ($45 if prepaid) from Garrett Park Press, PO Box 190, Garrett Park, MD 20896, 301/946-2553. [6522]

  • Project Change/Proyecto Cambio is a funding initiative by the Levi Strauss Foundation, aimed at helping communities build collaborative models for reducing racial tensions and improving cross-cultural relationships; it will support the development of multi-cultural coalitions in six or more communities, beginning with three pilot cities (El Paso, Albuquerque, and Valdosta [GA]). Information from Rachel Sierra at the Foundation, PO Box 7215, SF, CA 94120-6909, 415/544-7420. [6524]

  • "Puerto Ricans and Other Latinos in New York City Today," by Angelo Falcon (15 pp., 1992), is available (no price listed) from Inst. for Puerto Rican Policy, 2b.. Fifth Ave., 3rd flr., NYC, NY 10001-4512, 212/564-1075. [6531]

  • "Racial Realism," by Derrick Bell is a provocative article in vol. 24, no. 2 (Winter 1992) of the Conn. Law Review. ("Black people will never gain full equality in this country ...[S]hort-lived victories... slide into irrelevance as racial patterns adapt in ways that maintain white dominance.... 'Racial Realism'... requires us to acknowledge the permanence of our subordinate status. That acknowledgement enables us to avoid despair, and frees us to imagine and implement racial strategies that can bring fulfillment and even triumph.") Following Bell's article are a series of comments, including one by PRRAC Secretary john powell of the ACLU. It's a whole lot of pages (82 in all), so we)re not going to offer xerox copies, but we do have about a half dozen reprints, courtesy of john, which well send out until the supply runs out. For this one, send us a self-addressed label and $1.21 postage. [6525]

  • Rebuilding Communities: A National Study of Urban Community Development Corporations, by Avis Vidal (294 pp., 1992), is available (no price listed) from the New School for Social Research Comm. Dev. Research Ctr., 66 Fifth Ave., NYC, NY 10011, 212/741-5700. [6547]

  • Reparations Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) has introduced a bill (HR 1684) to establish a commission "to examine the institution of slavery, subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies." Copies/inf. from Conyers, Rayburn House Office Bldg., Wash., DC 20510. Other sources on the subject include The Wealth of Race: The Present Value of Benefits From Past Injustices, ed. Richard America (219 pp., 1990), from Greenwood Press, and Americas current project, "Interracial Restitution and Public Policy on Economic Inequality' ; he may be contacted at 1444 Yellowwood Ct., Reston, VA 22090, 703/437-7151. [6528]

  • "The Face of Black America: Looking to the 21st Century" an analysis of the social and economic conditions of Black Americans, prepared for the 1992 Congressional Black Caucus weekend, is available (likely free) from the Cong. Black Caucus Foundation, 1004 Penn. Ave. SE, Wash., DC 20003, 202/675-6730. [6527]

  • The Inter-University Program for Latino Research has available four papers prepared for the Sept. 17, 1992 "Hispanic Agenda, 2000 and Beyond" conference, co-sponsored by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the Natl. Hispanic Leadership Agenda. The papers are on Latinos in the US Labor Market (by Rebecca Morales); Political Participation and Citizenship (by Rodolfo de la Garza); Education (by Reynaldo Macias); and Health (by PRRAC Social Science Advisory Board member Fernando Mendoza). For copies, contact the Hunter College Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos, 695 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10021, 212/772-5707. [6516]

  • "The National Latino Immigrant Survey" (32 pp., 1989) is available (no price listed) from the NALEO [Natl. Assn. of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials] Educ. Fund, 708 G St. SE, Wash., DC 20003, 202/546-2536. NALEO also publishes NLIS [Natl. Latino Immigrant Survey] Notes. [6518]

  • The Tomas Rivera Center is a national institute for policy studies dedicated to promoting the well-being of the nation's Latino population. It is affiliated with Claremont Graduate School, and a San Antonio office is affiliated with Trinity Univ. Their 1991 Annual Report is available from 710 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA 91711. [6517]

  • The Year 2000 Goals for the African American Community can be reached via Barbara J. Skinner, PO Box 7702, Wash., DC 20013-7702, 301/261-9800. [6523]

September 1992

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  • "Boyz on the Hood," by Micaela di Leonardo of Northwestern Univ., of four new books on race in the US: Studs Terkel's Race, Andrew Hacker's Two Nations, Elijah Anderson s Streetwise, and Mitchell Duneier s Slim's Table. The review appeared in the Aug. 17-24 issue of The Nation, and well send you a copy if you send us a SASE. [6416]

  • "Can't We All Just Get Along? A Manual for Discussion Programs on Racism and Race" is available (no price listed) from the Study Circles Resource Ctr., PO Box 203, Pomfret, CT 06258, 203/928-2616. [6411]

  • Gifts Given/Gifts Received: A Handbook of Resources for Hispanic Ministry offers information on trends in the Latino population and funding to Hispanic programs, sections on generating local income and moving toward autonomy.... guidance for proposal writing, planning for resources, lists of progressive funders..." $14.95 from IPH/Consejo, c/o Recursos, PO Box 1328, Port Chester, NY 10573. The guide, written by Grace Braley, is a project of the Episcopal Diocese of NY (Enrique Brown, Hispanic Ministry Officer, 19 Smith St., Port Chester, NY 10573, 914/939-2831). A Spanish translation may be forthcoming. [6409]

  • "Implementing a New York Specific Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC)" is a concept paper just released by the State Communities Aid Assn., One Columbia Pl., Albany, NY 12207, 518/463-1896; no price listed. They also have available draft EIC legislation. [6420]

  • International Day of Protest of Workers Rights: La Mujer Obrera (a PRRAC grantee) is calling for an Internad. Day of Protest to demand that three universal rights of workers be protected: to have stable, decent jobs; to have healthy communities and workplaces; to be treated with dignity and respect. Sept. 29 is the scheduled day, the theme: The Free Trade Agreement: A Disaster Waiting to Happen. Contact them at PO Box 3975, El Paso, TX 79923, 915/533-9710. [6438]

  • La Neuva Vision is published by the Stanford Ctr. for Chicano Studies, whose director is Fernando Mendoza, MD (a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board). It is intended to provide research perspectives on a variety of issues and disseminate these findings to the public. Likely free, from the Center, Cypress Hall E Wing, Stanford, CA 94305-4149, 415/723-3914. [6412]

  • Learning to Talk of Race, by Cornell West director of Princeton's Afro-American Studies program, appeared in the Aug. 2, 1992 NY Times Magazine; we'll send you a copy if you send us a SASE. [6417]

  • Nonprofit Organizations of Color in Minnesota: An Overview and Directory (July 1991) is available (free) from the Ctr. for Urban & Regional Affairs, 330 Humphrey Ctr., Univ. Minn., 301 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55455, 612/625-1551. [6419]

  • Six Months Later -- Multicultural Washington, DC: The Changing 'Complexion' of Social Inequality Last February, the Amer. Univ. Sociology Dept. and the Inst. for Policy Studies convened a three-day conference on multicultural relations in theUS. A conference report, several publications and a set of ten major findings of the project are now available. Contact Prof Robert Manning, Dept. Sociology, Amer. Univ., Wash., DC 20016, 202/885-2474. [6418]

  • "Stuck at the Shelter: Homeless Children and the DC School System" is available from the Natl. Law Ctr. on Homelessness and Poverty, 918 F St. NW #412, Wash., DC 20004, 202/638-2535. [6472]

  • The Crisis of Color and Democracy: Essays on Race, Class and Power, by Manning Marable is a new book of the Univ. of Colorado's Ctr. for Studies of Ethnicity and Race in America. Marable "makes a passionate argument for a multicultural democracy based on the empowerment of African-Americans, Latinos, gays, lesbians and all women, the physically challenged, the poor and all oppressed people." 272 pp., $14.95 from Common Courage Press, PO Box 702, Monroe, ME 04951, 207/535-0900. [6408]

  • The Metropolis in Black and White: Place, Power and Polarization, by George Galster & Edward Hill has just been published by the Rutgers U. Ctr. for Urban Policy Research. Included are chapters by Norman Krumholz (on the Kerner Commn. revisited), Bennett Harrison (on Black wages), and Erol Ricketts (on the underclass). 408 pp., $19.95 from CUPR Press, PO Box 489, Piscataway, NJ 08855-009, 908/932-3101. [6413]

  • The Natl. Hispanic Council on Aging (2713 Ontario Rd. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/745-2521) "promotes the well being of the Hispanic elderly through demonstration projects, research, policy analysis, training, development of educational materials and informational resources" It has chapters in Tucson, Phoenix, LA, NJ, NYC, Northern New Mexico, San Antonio and the DC metropolitan area. [6410]

July 1992

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  • 'Leastwise of the Land': Children and the Law is a speech given by Bemardine Dohm, head of the Northwestern Univ. Legal Clinic's Juvenile Law Project (and author of the report on the miseducation of Chicago's homeless children, summarized in Poverty & Race #2) at a recent UNICEF conference in Norway. Copies from her at 357 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611-3069, 312/503-8576. [6341]

  • 500 Years of Chicano History in Pictures, by Elizabeth Martinez 238 pp., 800+ photos, has just been published (in bilingual form) by the SouthWest Organizing Project, 211 10th St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102,505/247-8832. $16.95 pb, $37.50 hardcover. [6272]

  • American Indians: Social Justice and Public Policy, eds. Donald Green & Thomas Tonneson is Vol. IX of the Ethnicity and Public Policy Series, published by the Univ. Wisc. Inst. on Race and Ethnicity (see item above). $16.95 pb, $32 hardcover. [6289]

  • "Apartheid in an American Community: The Case of the Black Community in Los Angeles," by Cynthia Hamilton (reprinted from the LA. Weekly), is available ($2) from the Labor/Community Strategy Ctr., 14540 Haynes St. #200, Van Nuys, CA 91411, 818/781-4800. [6293]

  • "Asian Americans: America's Fastest Growing Minority Group," by William O'Hare & Judy Felt (16 pp., Feb. 1991), is available ($5) from PRB, per above item. [6279]

  • "Civil Rights Issues Facing Asian Americans in the 1990s" is a 223-page Feb. 1992 report of the US Commn. on Civil Rights. Likely free, from the Commission, Wash., DC 20425. [6284]

  • "Demographic Data on Asian Americans: The Asian Law Caucus's 20th Anniversary" (congratulations!) Civil Rights Symposium (held June 6, 1991 in SF) published a 92-page information packet; no price listed. Inf. from PRRAC Board member Bill T-mayo, ALC, 468 Bush St., SF, CA 94108, 415/391-1655. [6287]

  • "Discrimination Against Latino Job Applicants: A Controlled Experiment," by Marc Bendick, Jr., Charles Jackson, Victor Reinose & Laura Hodges (24 pp., April, 1992), is available (no price given) from the Fair Employment Council of Greater Washington, 1400 Eye St. NW #550, Wash., DC 20005, 202/842-4474. [6283]

  • Gathering Up Again: Fiesta in Santa Fe, by Jeanette DeBouzek & Diane Reyna is a 1992 documentary, on the representation of history and the performance of ethnicity in one of the country's oldest community celebrations. The video focuses on the formation of ethnic identity in the tricultural city of Santa Fe. $75 rental, $275 sale from Quotidian Indep. Documentary Research, PO Box 2623, Santa Fe, NM 87501, 505/983-9641. [6294]

  • Hispanic Resource Directory 1992-1994, ed. Alan Schorr (380 pp., 1992), is available ($50) from The Denali Press, PO Box 021535, Juneau, AK 99802-1535, 907/586-6014. [6290]

  • "Inside the LA. Riots," ed. Don Hazen is a new compendium, available ($8.95) from the Inst. for Alternative Journalism, 100 E. 85 St., NYC, NY 10028, 212/799-4822. [6286]

  • Kaleidoscope II is the newsletter of the Univ. of Wisconsin Inst. on Race and Ethnicity (PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, 414/229-6701). [6288]

  • N. Carolina Students Teach and Reach (NC STAR) a project of People for the American Way, brings college student volunteers to public school classrooms to lead interactive discussions about race relations, citizenship, respect for diversity. PO Box 27333, Raleigh, NC 27611, 800/768-PFAW. [6273]

  • New Jewish Agenda has available audiotapes of its recent national conference organizing against anti-Semitism and racism (speakers included Julian Bond, Grace Paley, Daniel Levitas); also Awareness and Action: A Resource Book on Anti-Semitism ($5.50). NJA is at 64 Fulton St. #1100, NYC, NY 10038, 212/227-5885. [6282]

  • "On the Sidelines: Hispanic Elderly and the Continuum of Care" (1991, $15) and "Becoming Involved in the Aging Network: A Planning and Resource Guide for Hispanic Community-Based Organizations" (1991, $25) are available from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 810 First St. NE #300, Wash., DC 20002, 202/289-1380. [6275]

  • Redistricting in the 1990s: A Guide for Minority Groups, by William O'Hare (92 pp., July 1989), is available (no priced listed) from PRB (see second item above). [6280]

  • Responses to Poverty Among Puerto Rican Women: Identity, Community and Cultural Citizenship, by Rina Benmayor, Ana L. Juarbe & Rosa M. Torrullas (118 pp., 1992), is available (no price listed) from the Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos, Hunter College, 695 Park Ave., Box 548, NYC, NY 10021, 212/772-5689. [6277]

  • South and Meso American Indian Information Center (PO Box 28703, Oakland, CA 94604, 510/834-4263) has an information and networking program; a visitor's program bringing leaders from South and Meso American Indian communities to meet with Native people of the US and Canada; a women's project providing resources and technical training; a defense of human rights and the environment project; and other activities. Their SAIIC Newsletter is published 2-4 times a year ($15). [6292]

  • The 1992 Alliance supports national and local 1992 ("500th anniversary of the voyage of Christopher Columbus and the impact of that invasion on this red quarter of Mother Earth") activities which include Native perspectives. Contact them for a description of their projects: c/o Morning Star Foundation, 403 10th St. SE, Wash., DC 20003, 202/547-5782. [6297]

  • The Center for Afro-American and African Studies at the Univ. of Michigan established in 1970, carries out instructional, research and publication activities. Inf. from Earl Lewis, Dir., CAAS, Univ. Mich., Ann Arbor, MI 48109. [6281]

  • The Center for Democratic Renewal (PO Box 50469, Atlanta, GA 30302-0469, 404/221-0025) publishes The Monitor (6 issues/year, $15), reporting on the activities of hate groups; and Georgia Civil Rights Report (monthly, apparently free). [6291]

  • The Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment has just been formed "to address, combat and eradicate harassment and violence in the Northwest [WY, OR, WA, ID, MT] that is based on race, religion or sexual orientation; and to assist communities, groups and individuals in establishing effective peaceful means to eliminate these acts of harassment and violence." Box 16776, Seattle, WA 98116, 206/233-9136. [6295]

  • The Politics of Black Empowerment: The Transformation of Black Activism in Urban America, by James Jennings of the Univ. of Mass.-Boston, has just been published by Wayne St. Univ. Press. 230 pp., $29.95. [6274]

  • The Race and Ethnic Studies Inst. of Texas A&M Univ. (directed by Gail Thomas, a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board) has a new Research and Policy Report Series. The fast four titles are: "The Effect of Two Different Teaching Approaches on the Use of Multicultural Literature by Preservice Teachers," by Donna Wiseman and Joyce Many (24 pp., Spring 1992); "Success in Minority Student Retention Programs: A Cross-University Study," by Carlton Hubbard, Bruce Dunson, W. Robert Reed (28 pp., Spring 1992); "Social Integration and Academic Performance Among Minority University Students," by Judith Mayo, Edward Murguia, Raymond Padilla (25 pp., Spring 1992); "Theoretical Perspectives on the Participation of Minority Faculty in Predominantly White Institutions," by Gail Thomas (16 pp., Spring 1992). No prices given. The Inst. is in the Sociology Dept. of Texas A&M, College Sta., TX 77843-4351, 409/845-0966. [6285]

  • "U.S. Hispanics: Challenging Issues for the 1990s," by Rafael Valdivieso & Cary Davis (16 pp., Dec. 1988), is available ($5) from The Population Reference Bureau, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 800/877-9881. [6278]

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  • "1991 Report on Anti-Arab Hate Crimes" (25 pp.) is available from American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Comm., 4201 Conn. Ave. NW #500, Wash., DC 20008, 202/244-2990. [6132]

  • "A World Apart: Segregation on Long Island" a 95-page reprint of a Sunday Newsday series (Sept. 1990), is available from Long Island Housing Services, 1747 Veterans Mem. Highway #42A, Islandia, NY 11722, 516/582-2727. [6134]

  • "AIDS and the Law: Your Rights in Pennsylvania" (28 pp., 1992) is available ($3) from the AIDS Law Project of Penn., 924 Cherry St. #519, Phila., PA 19107, 215/440-8555. [6159]

  • "Chinese Americans and Policy Research," by Paul Wong (Dept. Social Work, Ariz. St. U.), is a 2-page article from Chinese American Forum (vol. 7, n. 1, July 1991); well send a copy if you send us a SASE. [6141]

  • "Democracy's Next Generation H: A Study of American Youth on Race" (190 pp., 1992), a follow-up to their 1989 similarly titled study, is available ($8.95 to members, $11.95 to others) from People for the American Way, 2000 M St. NW #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/467-4999. The earlier study may be ordered at the same price. [6135]

  • Distrito del Quilombo (District of Chaos) a video documentary on the May 1991 Mt. Pleasant/Adams Morgan riots in DC, nominated for the 1992 Rosebud Awards, is available through Dialogue Productions, PO Box 21549, Kalorama Sta., Wash., DC 20009. [6146]

  • Drug and Alcohol Programs Two manuals designed to help drug and alcohol programs understand and cope with complicated legal and practical problems have been issued by the Legal Action Center, 153 Waverly Pl., NYC, NY 10014, 212/243-1313: "Confidentiality: A Guide to Federal Laws and Regulations" and " A legal Issues handbook for School-Based Programs" ($26.95 each). Also available are "HIV/AIDS: A Legal, Policy and Practical Guide for Human Service Providers in NY State" ($15) and two newsletters, Of Substance: A Newsletter of the Substance Abuse and AIDS (monitoring federal legislative and regulatory developments; $300/year). [6158]

  • Films on Black America: Resolution/California Newsreel (149 Ninth St. #420, SF, CA 94103,415/621-6196) has available, for rent or sale, 9 films, including: "Color Adjustment" (1991, about how prime time entertainment treats race relations, with Diahann Carroll, Norman Lear, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alvin Poussaint et al.); "Trouble Behind" (1991, about the origins of racism in a typical small town, Corbin, Kentucky); "The Road to Brown" (1990, about the legal assault on school segregation); "Ethnic Notions" (1987, about the deeply rooted notions of ethnic stereotypes that have fueled anti-black prejudice); "Race Against Prime Time" (1985, about the way t.v. news represents African Americans, with a focus on the 1980 Liberty City, Miami riots); "We Shall Overcome" (1989, tracing the sources of the song, and through it the diverse strands of social history that flowed together to form the Civil Rights movement; narrated by Harry Belafonte). [6148]

  • Focus Groups on Race Relations The research/communications firm of Belden & Russonello put together, for the Washington Post, a series of focus groups on race relations, reported in the March 8, 1992 edition. For information about the results, contact Nancy Belden, 1250 Eye St. NW #460, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-2400. [6144]

  • "Healthy Mothers, healty Babies: A Compendium of Program Ideas for Serving Low-Income Women" (169 pp., Jan. 1986) from the Div. of Maternal and Child health of the US Public Health Service (DHHS Pub. No. (PHS) 86-50209), is available from the Supt. of Documents, USGPO, Wash., DC 20402 (no price listed). [6160]

  • "Hispanic Organizations of the Washington Area: An Annotated Directory," by Tia Ann Murchie-Beyma (85 pp., Nov. 1991) and "Hispanic Organizations of the Washington Area: An Analytic Profile" (62 pp., Nov. 1991), are available ($6.50 each) from the Center for Wash. Area Studies, George Washington Univ., 2020 K St. NW #240, Wash., DC 20006, 202/676-4246. (The Center also has a publications list available, and the Directory listed above will soon be released in Spanish.) [6139]

  • "Immigrants at Risk: Health Care Services for Chicago's Immigrant Community -- A Needs Assessment and Recommendations Report" (48 pp., May 1988) is available from Travelers & Immigrants Aid of Chicago, 327 S. La Salle St. #1500, Chicago, IL 60604, 312/435-4500; no price given. [6155]

  • Infant Mortality: The Natl. Commission to Prevent Infant Mortality (chaired by ex-Florida Sen. Lawton Chiles) has available "Death Before Life: The Tragedy of Infant Mortality" (40 pp., 1988) and "One-Stop Shopping: The Road to Healthy Mothers and Children" (40 pp., 1991). Both free. "Troubling Trends Persist: Short-changing America's Next Generation" is the Commission's latest report (50 pp.). It's an update of their 1990 publication "Troubling Next Generation." $9 from the Commn., Switzer Bldg., Rm. 2014, 330 C St. SW, Wash., DC
    20201, 202/472-1364. Another Commission activity is their National Health/Education Consortium, co-sponsored by the Inst. for Educational Leadership. 330 C St. NW #2014, Wash., DC 20201, 202/472-1364. [6156]

  • Latino Writers and Filmmakers of the 90s established in 1989, is made up of poets, screenwriters and documentary filmmakers who meet regularly to read each others written material and view works in progress. Contact: Q. Hernandez, 716 Madison Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106. [6140]

  • Meeting the Needs of Young Black Males is an Urban Institute program. Contact Ronald Mincy (a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board) at the Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037,202/833-7200. [6147]

  • National Directory of Puerto Rican Professionals Working in Institutions of Higher Education in the U.S., Ramon Bosque-Perez ed., (Jun. 1992) is available ($25) from the Ctr. for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, 695 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10021, 212/772-5689. [6138]

  • Nuture/Ctr. to Prevent Childhood Malnutrition has available a publications list: 3333 K St. NW #101, Wash., DC 20007, 202/338-6465. [6163]

  • "Patterns of Residential Concentrations by Race and Hispanic Origin," by David Judkins, Joseph Waksberg & James Massey Available from Judkins at Westat, 1650 Research Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850-3129,301/251-1500. [6149]

  • "Racial Difference and Select Attitudes Towards Race-Related Issues in the Chicago Metropolitan Area, 1990 & 1991," by Paul Lavrakas (14 pp.), and a 27-page follow-up study by Lavrakas and Judith Schejbal are available (no price listed) from the Northwestern Univ. Survey Laboratory, 625 Haven, Evanston, IL 60208-4150, 708/491-8759. [6136]

  • "Rediscover the History of the Americas: 1492-1992" is the theme of the Aug. 1991 issue of CALC [Clergy and Laity Concerned] Report, a quarterly available from 340 Mead Rd., Decatur, GA 30030, 404/377-1983; complex subscription/membership information -- contact them. [6142]

  • "Shattered Hopes, Endangered Lives: The Health and Well-Being of Adolescent Males in the US" (Sept. 1990), a 180-page (+refs) report prepared for the Office of Minority Health, HHS, is available from Policy Research Inc., 5740 Trotter Rd., Clarksville, MD 21029, 301/531-3300; no price given. [6154]

  • "State of Hispanic America 1991: An Overview" (35 pp.) is available ($5) from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 810 First St. NE #300, Wash., DC 20002, 202/289-1380. They also have available a publications list. [6152]

  • The 3rd annual (1992) KIDS COUNT Data Book State Profiles of Child Well-Being, produced by the Center for the Study of Social Policy and the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is available ($12.50) from the Center, 1250 Eye St. NW #503, Wash., DC 20005, 202/371-1565. [6153]

  • The Calif. Law Ctr. on Long Term Care 1453 Mission St., 5th flr., SF, CA 94103, 415/431-6321), established in 1982, is committed to aggressive advocacy for policy reform and enforcement of the law to protect the rights of poor people who rely on long-term care services; and assuring that legal services recieve the most current information about long-term care issues. They undertake litigation support; legal consultation, research and technical assistance; training and publications; legislative and administrative advocacy. [6161]

  • "The Hispanic Elderly: The Community's Response," by Margarita Prieto & Herminia Cubillos (48 pp., July 1989) is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 810 First St. NE #300, Wash., DC 20002, 202/289-1380. [6151]

  • "The Inter-University Program for Latino Research" (Director, Frank Bonilla, a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board), a consortium of eight university research centers (at Arizona State, Florida Internatl. Univ., Hunter College, Stanford, Univ. of Arizona, UCLA, Univ. of New Mexico, Univ. of Texas) has available its 1988-1991 overview report; a newsletter; and a study, "Latinos in a Changing U.S. Economy," by Martin Carnoy, Hugh Daley and Raul Hinojosa Ojeda (22-page Exec. Summary; no price listed). They also are planning a research conference in September in Washington, to coincide with Hispanic Heritage Month. Further information from IUP, Centro de Estudios Puertoriquenos, Hunter College, 695 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10021, 212/772-5674. [6137]

  • The Julian Samora Research Inst. (216 Ericksion Hall, Mich. St. U., E. Lansing, MI 48824, 517/336-1317) is "The Midwest's premier policy research and outreach center to the Hispanic community for education, leadership, and community empowerment." Their publications list is available. [6133]

  • The Medford Declartion to End Hunger in the US was released at an April 6 press conference, with over 1000 organizational and individual endorsers. Copies of the Declaration and background information available from the Ctr. on Hunger, Poverty and Nutrition Policy, Tufts Univ., 132 Curtis, Medford, MA 02155, 617/381-3223. [6157]

  • The National Alumni AIDS Prevention Project of the Jackson St. Univ. Natl. Alumni Assn. provides a variety of training and technical assistance resources within the African-American community, nationally. Veronica Hartwell is their Project Coordinator, NAAPP. Po Box 18890, Jackson, MS 39217, 601/968-2519. [6162]

  • The National Puerto Rican Coalition (1700 K St. NW #500, Wash., DC 20006, 202/223-3915) has available a publications list and its newsletter, NCR Reports. Among its publications: "Implementing the Family Support Act; Perspectives of Puerto Rican Clients," by Josh Cruz (32 pp., May 1991, $10); "On My Own: Mexican-American Women, Self-Sufficiency, and the Family Support Act," by Julia Quiroz and Regina Tosca (50 pp., Dec. 1990, no price given); "A Blueprint for Change: A Puerto Rican Agenda for the 1990s" (30 pp., Feb. 1991; free); "Puerto Ricans in the US Mainland: A Special Report Based on the 1990 Decennial Census" (free). [6150]

  • "The Racism Project" (dealing with middle and upper class values' change) is described in a (free) brochure from The Capitol Region Conf. of Churches, 30 Arbor St., Hartford, CT 06106, 203/236-1295. [6143]

  • The Univ. Hawaii Center for Research on Ethnic Relations has just been established. Contact: Michael Haas, Co-Director, 2424 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822. [6145]

March 1992

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  • American Labor is an occasional publication of the American Labor Education Center (2000 P St. NW #300, Wash., DC 20036,202/828-5170). Each issue (ca. 16 pp.) covers and analyzes a particular topic of interest to rank-and-file labor activists and others involved in health and safety issues and union democracy. $9.95 for six issues. [6121]

  • "Lost Opportunities: The Civil Rights Record of the Bush Administration Mid-Term" is a 252-page report of the Citizens Commn. on Civil Rights, 2000 M St. NW #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/659-5565; no price listed. [6111]

  • Philadelphia: Neighborhoods, Division and Conflict in a Postindustrial City, by Carolyn Adams, David Barlett, Nancy Kleniewski & William Yancey et al., is a new book dealing with trends in increased racial, class and neighborhood conflict. $39.95 from Temple Univ. Press, Phila., PA 19122. [6112]

  • "A 'Pastoral Letter on Contemporary Racism and the Role of the Church'" (39 pp.) is available (likely free) from the United Church of Christ Commn. on Race and Justice, 700 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115, 206/736-2100. [6108]

  • Asian Pacifics LEAP (Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics) is an advocacy and educational group, founded in 1982. They publish a newsletter (Leap Connections) and are in the process of setting up a public policy institute. Contact J.D. Hokoyama, their Exec. Dir., 327 E. Second St., #226, LA, CA 90012-4210, 213/485-1422. [6116]

  • Commitment is the newsletter of the Natl. Catholic Conf. for Interracial Justice (Jerome Ernst, Ex. Dir.), 3033 Fourth St. NE, Wash., DC 20017-1102, 202/529-6480. [6110]

  • Drug Problem Solutions A concept paper offering a holistic approach to the drug problem in an urban neighborhood of Wilmington, DE is available from Jim Kane, Deputy Director of the state's Criminal Justice Council, 820 French St., 4th flr., Wilmington, DE 19801, 302/577-3430. [6117]

  • "Latino Affairs Publications" The Mauricio Gaston Inst. for Latino Community Development and Public Policy (a PRRAC grantee) has available a publications list: Univ. of Mass., Boston, MA 02125-3393. [6114]

  • "Overinstitutionalization of Blacks: 'Overcommitted'," by David Ramm is an article from the Fall 1989 issue of Southern Exposure, showing that blacks are nearly three times more likely than whites to be locked up against their will in Southern mental hospitals. We'll send a copy if you send a SASE. Southern Exposure is at PO Box 531, Durham, NC 27702. [6109]

  • "Priority Housing Problems and 'Worst Case' Needs 1989," a 49-page June, 1991 Report to Congress by HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research, is available ($3) from HUD USER, PO Box 6091, Rockville, MD 20850. [6072]

  • "The International Labor Rights Education and Research Fund" (100 Maryland Ave. NE, Wash., DC 20002, 202/544-7198) has available a summary of its 1991 activities. [6115]

  • "Your Family's Rights Under the New Fair Housing Law" is available ($5.75) from Children's Defense Fund, 122 C St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/628-8787. [6077]

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  • PRRAC Update February 17, 2011 [12635] See full text.

  • "Biweekly PRRAC Updates" [12483] See full text.

  • PRRAC update January 6, 2011 [12484] See full text.

  • "Launching the National Fair Housing Debate: A Closer Look at the 1966 Chicago Freedom Movement" [9645] See full text.

  • "1995 Audit of Violence Against Asian Pacific Americans, The Consequences of Intolerance in America" is the 3rd annual rpt. from the Natl. Asian Pacific Amer. Legal Consortium. The 48-page report is available from them ($5), 1001 Conn. Ave. NW, #522, Wash., DC 20036, 202/296-2300. [2835]

  • Building Opportunity: Civil Rights Best Practices in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program [12114] See full text.

  • Fieldworks: Ideas from the Field That Work is a bimonthly publication from HUD, highlighting programs in affordable housing development, housing finance, comm. & econ. dev. and supportive services. $15/yr from HUD USER, PO Box 6091, Rockville, MD 20849, 800/245-2691. [2970]

  • From Foreclosure to Fair Lending: Advocacy, Organizing, Occupy, and the Pursuit of Equitable Credit [14152] See full text.

  • Increasing Housing Choices: How Can the MTW Program Evolve to Achieve its Statutory Mandate? (March 2013) [13871] See full text.

  • "Keeping the Promise: Preserving and Enhancing Housing Mobility in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program: Final Report of the Third National Conference on Housing Mobility" [9646] See full text.

  • "Readings on Racial Segregation and the Foreclosure Crisis" [13948] See full text.

  • Research & Lessons from Katrina

    Lessons from Katrina

    PRRAC's Director of Research Chester Hartman and George Washington University sociologist Gregory Squires (a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board) have co-authored a 23-page chapter -- "Lessons from Katrina: Structural Racism As a Recipe for Disaster" -- in the just released volume, "Building Healthy Communities: A Guide to Community Economic Development for Advocates, Lawyers, and Policymakers," co-edited by Roger A. Clay, Jr. of Insight Ctr. for Comm. Econ. Dev. & Prof. Susan R. Jones of the George Washington Univ. Law School.

    The 530-page volume contains 28 chapters divided into the following sections: History & Background; CED & the Global Economy; Nonprofit Orgs. in CED; Govt. Financial Resources; Responding to Comm. Interests; Building Human Capital; Creating Indiv. & Comm. Assets; Obtaining Appropriate Financial Services; Embracing Environmental Opportunities & Challenges. Full TOC and ordering inf (unfortunately at a pricey $125) available at www.ababooks.org

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  • "Restoring the Conscience of a Nation: A Report on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights" (46 pp., 2009) is available (possibly free) from the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund, 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3435, www.civilrights.org [11367]

  • "Slideshow: Fifty Years of "The People v. HUD": A HUD 50th Anniversary Timeline of Significant Civil Rights Lawsuits and HUD Fair Housing Advances" [15182] See full text.

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