PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS-RACE AND RACISM.
1. W.E.B. DuBois: From The Souls of Black Folk.
2. Molefi K. Asante: Racism, Consciousness, and Afrocentricity.
3. Kwame Anthony Appiah: Racisms.
4. J. L. A. Garcia: The Heart of Racisms. Contemporary Issue: Views on "Mixed Race".
5. Naomi Zack: Mixed Black and White Race and Public Policy.
6. Lewis R. Gordon: Race, Biraciality, and Mixed Race-In Theory.
PART TWO: MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY-NATIONALISM, SEPARATISM, AND ASSIMILATION.
7. Martin R. Delaney: The Condition, Elevation, Emigration, and Destiny of the Colored Peoples of the United States.
8. Frederick Douglass: The Future of the Negro, The Future of the Colored Race, The Nation''s Problem, and On Colonization.
9. Marcus Garvey: From Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey.
10. Maulana Karenga: The Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles): Their Meaning and Message.
11. Molefi K. Asante: The Afrocentric Idea in Education.
12. Cornel West: The Four Traditions of Response. Contemporary Issue: "Ebonics".
13. Geneva Smitherman: Black English/Ebonics: What it Be Like?
14. Milton Baxter: Educating Teachers about Educating the Oppressed. Feminism, Womanism, and Gender Relations.
15. Sojourner Truth: Ain''t I a Woman?
16. Patricia Hill Collins: The Social Construction of Black Feminist Thought.
17. Bell hooks: Reflections on Race and Sex.
18. Angela P. Harris: Race and Essentialism in Feminist Legal Theory.
19. Charles W. Mills: Do Black Men Have a Moral Duty to Marry Black Women? Contemporary Issue: Women''s Rights and Black Nationalism.
20. E. Francis White: Africa on My Mind: Gender, Counterdiscourse, and African American Nationalism.
21. Amiri Baraka: Black Woman. Violence, Liberation, and Social Justice.
22. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Letter from a Birmingham Jail.
23. Malcolm X: Message to the Grass Roots.
24. Howard McGary: Psychological Violence, Physical Violence, and Racial Oppression.
25. Laurence M. Thomas: Group Autonomy and Narrative Identity. Contemporary Issue: Affirmative Action.
26. Bernard Boxill: Affirmative Action.
27. Shelby Steele: Affirmative Action. Ethics and Value Theory.
28. Alain Locke: Values and Imperatives.
29. Michele M. Moody-Adams: Race, Class, and the Social Construction of Self-Respect.
30. Laurence M. Thomas: Friendship.
31. Cornel West: Nihilism in Black America.
32. Katie G. Cannon: Unctuousness as a Virtue: According to the Life of Zora Neale Hurston. Contemporary Issue: A Classic Question of Values, Rights, and Education.
33. Booker T. Washington: Atlanta Exposition Address.
34. W.E.B. DuBois: The Talented Tenth.
PART THREE: PHILOSOPHY AND RELATED DISCIPLINES.
35. Patricia J. Williams: Alchemical Notes: Reconstructing Ideals from Deconstructed Rights.
36. Regina Austin: Sapphire Bound!
37. Derrick Bell: Racial Realism-After We''re Gone: Prudent Speculations on America in a Post-Racial Epoch.
38. John Arthur: Critical Race Theory: A Critique. Contemporary Issue: Racist Hate Speech.
39. Charles Lawrence and Gerald Gunther: Prohibiting Racist Speech: A Debate. Aesthetics.
40. James Baldwin: Everybody''s Protest Novel.
41. Larry Neal: The Black Arts Movement.
42. Angela Y. Davis: Billy Holiday''s "Strange Fruit": Music and Social Consciousness.
43. Ralph Ellison: Blues People. Contemporary Issue: Rap Music.
44. Crispin Sartwell: Rap Music and the Uses of Stereotype.
45. Kimberle Crenshaw: Beyond Racism and Misogyny: Black Feminism and 2 Live Crew. Philosophy and Theology.
46. David Walker: David Walker''s Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United stated.
47. James H. Cone: God and Black Theology. 48. Victor Anderso: Ontological Blackness in Theology.
49. Anthony Pinn: Alternative Perspectives and Critiques. Contemporary Issue: Womanist Theology and the Traditionalist Black Church.
50. Cheryl J. Sanders: Christian Ethics and Theology in a Womanist Perspective.
51. Delores Williams: Womanist Reflections on "the Black Church," the African-American Denominational Churches and the Universal Hagar''s Spiritual Church.
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING.