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New and Upcoming Titles
September 2020

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Raggin' On
The Art of Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson's House and Journals
Edited by Carole M. Genshaft
· Foreword by Nannette V. Maciejunes

Through this catalog, readers will experience Aminah Robinson’s amazing house, her art, and her profuse journals. In them, as was so often the case, she succinctly defined the importance of art in general and of her relationship with the Columbus Museum of Art.

Art | Individual Artists | General · African American Studies · Art | American | African American

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Geof Oppenheimer: Twentieth Century Hustlers
By Geof Oppenheimer

Commissioned by the Columbus Museum of Art and shot in Dublin and Whitehall, Ohio, Geof Oppenheimer’s two-part video installation, Twentieth Century Hustlers., ruminates on how the post-industrial world has affected the physical, technological, and psychological conditions of labor.

Art | Individual Artists | General · Art | Film & Video · Business & Economics | Labor

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Mozambique’s Samora Machel
A Life Cut Short
By Allen F. Isaacman and Barbara S. Isaacman
· Foreword by Albie Sachs

From his anti-colonial military leadership to the presidency of independent Mozambique, Samora Machel held a reputation as a revolutionary hero to the oppressed. Although killed in a 1987 plane crash, for many Mozambicans his memory lives on as a beacon of hope for the future.

Biography, Heads of State · History | Africa | South | General · Political Science, Africa · Africa · Mozambique · African Studies

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Ancient Creek
A Folktale
By Gurney Norman

In this new edition of Gurney Norman’s classic tale, the young hero, Jack, wages a revolutionary battle against an evil ruler to free his people, “the folks,” and their lands—the Hill Domain and magical Ancient Creek.

Fiction | Fantasy · Literary Criticism, US

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In the Balance of Power
Independent Black Politics and Third-Party Movements in the United States
By Omar H. Ali
· Foreword by Eric Foner
· Afterword by Jacqueline Salit

A revised and expanded edition of Ali’s important history of how African Americans have created independent and third-party movements to expand democracy.

History | African American · Political Science | Political Process | Political Parties · Political Science | Civil Rights

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English Lit
Poems
By Bernard Clay

Compiled from more than twenty years of poetry, Bernard Clay’s long-awaited debut collection captures the unique complexities of black Appalachian identity.

Poetry | American | African American · Poetry | Subjects & Themes | Places · Appalachia · Kentucky