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How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America: Problems in Race, Political Economy and Society

Manning Marable, South End Press, 1999.
Marable introduced a new generation of Black activists/ thinkers to class and gender struggles within Black communities, the political economy of incarceration and the limitations of Black capitalism.


Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: Issues and Strategies

George Henderson, Praeger, 1994

Addressed to managers, supervisors and administrators, this book deals with creating an inclusive workplace environment.


The Future of White Men and Other Diversity Dilemmas

Joan Steinau Lester, Conari Press, 1993.

A quick, easy to read book about diversity.




“Communities of Opportunity: A Framework for a More Equitable and Sustainable Future for All,” john a. powell, Jason Reece, AICP, Christy Rogers, Samir Gambhir, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, 2007.

As people recognize the shared fate of city and suburb, and as regional vulner¬ability is highlighted by the stresses of global¬ization, de-industrialization, and inequality, the impor- tance of meaningful and sustainable regional cooperation is coming to the forefront of diverse policy agendas.


“Measuring Racial-Ethnic Diversity in the Baltimore-Washington Region’s Nonprofit Sector”

An Urban Institute study on diversity


“Race and Recession: How Inequity Rigged the Economy and How to Change the Rules,”  Applied Research Center, 2009.
From Rhode Island’s welfare offices to job placement centers in Detroit, from Washington State’s hospitals to construction sites of Austin, Texas, ARC gathered real stories about what this recession means in a country in which race is a significant predictor of one’s economic situation. These stories and sup- porting data reveal the policies behind the patterns of racial inequity that have created an economy that is precarious for everyone.

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