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Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond
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written by Mercedes Cros Sandoval, fl. 1975 (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2007, originally published 2006), 457 page(s)
This introduction to the Afro-Cuban religion called Santería explores how it emerged and developed in Cuba out of transplanted Yoruba beliefs, and continues to spread and adjust to changing times and contexts. Exploring every facet of Santería's worldview, the book examines how practitioners have adapted receive...
written by Mercedes Cros Sandoval, fl. 1975 (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2007, originally published 2006), 457 page(s)
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The Search for Beauty in Islam: A Conference of the Books
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written by Khaled Abou El Fadl, 1963- (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006, originally published 2006), 428 page(s)
Khaled Abou El Fadl is a classically-trained Islamic jurist, an American lawyer and law professor, and one of the most important Islamic thinkers today. In this updated and expanded edition of The Search for Beauty in Islam, Abou El Fadl offers eye-opening and enlightening insights into the contemporary realities...
written by Khaled Abou El Fadl, 1963- (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006, originally published 2006), 428 page(s)
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Tony Brown's Journal, Was Jesus a Radical?
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directed by Wally Ashby, fl. 1989-2016; produced by Karen Smith, fl. 2005-2006 and Tony Brown, 1933-; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2006), 26 mins
In this 2006 episode of Tony Brown's Journal. Brown discusses the revolutionary nature of Jesus's teachings with Dr. Obery Hendricks.
directed by Wally Ashby, fl. 1989-2016; produced by Karen Smith, fl. 2005-2006 and Tony Brown, 1933-; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2006), 26 mins
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Real Stories from a Free South Africa, Volume 4, Umgidi (Shadow Dancing)
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directed by Sipho Singiswa, fl. 2004 and Gillian Schutte, fl. 2004; produced by Gillian Schutte, fl. 2004, in Real Stories from a Free South Africa, Volume 4 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
When Sipho, a former Robben Island inmate for 5 years gets a call from his father to help convince his reluctant younger brother to get circumcised, he procrastinates. Then he gets an anguished letter from this brother Vuyo, informing him that he finally discovered he was adopted at birth. Vuyo is in crisis and is...
directed by Sipho Singiswa, fl. 2004 and Gillian Schutte, fl. 2004; produced by Gillian Schutte, fl. 2004, in Real Stories from a Free South Africa, Volume 4 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
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Witches in Exile
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directed by Allison Berg, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Allison Berg, fl. 1996-2017 and Frank Keraudren, fl. 1997-2017, Satellite Pictures (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel), 1 hour 19 mins

From Tanzania and Zambia to Ivory Coast and Ghana belief in witchcraft continues to terrorize women: the denunciation, brutal beating, the banishment to an unknown village without family or friends. In Northern Ghana alone there are estimated to be more than 5000 'witches' confined to 'witches villages', part sanc...

directed by Allison Berg, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Allison Berg, fl. 1996-2017 and Frank Keraudren, fl. 1997-2017, Satellite Pictures (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel), 1 hour 19 mins
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Reclaiming African Religions in Trinidad: The Socio-Political Legitimation of the Orisha and Spiritual Baptist Faiths
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written by Frances Henry, 1931- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2003), 256 page(s)
Frances Henry explores connections among various African religions, the cultural identity and historic experiences of Caribbean peoples, and the re-discovery of the African past as an important aspect of national identity in Trinidad and Tobago. Dynamic doctrinal and ideological changes have taken place within the...
written by Frances Henry, 1931- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2003), 256 page(s)
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Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2, The Story We Tell (Teacher's Edition)
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produced by California Newsreel, in Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2003), 57 mins
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This film uncovers the roots of the concept of race in North America and the nineteenth-century science that legitimated it. Once embedded in the imagination, the concept of race was used politically in order to justify American social inequalities as ‘natural’.

The divis...

produced by California Newsreel, in Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2003), 57 mins
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Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2, The Story We Tell
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produced by California Newsreel, in Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2003), 57 mins
The division of the world's peoples into distinct groups - 'red', 'black', 'white' or 'yellow' peoples - has became so deeply imbedded in our psyches, so widely accepted, many would promptly dismiss as crazy any suggestion of its falsity. Yet, that's exactly what this provocative, new three-hour series by Californ...
produced by California Newsreel, in Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2003), 57 mins
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The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, vol. 9: Essays on Art, Race, Politics, and World Affairs
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edited by Christopher De Santis (Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2002), 627 page(s)
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Tony Brown's Journal, How To Be A Muslim In America
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produced by Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2001), 26 mins
Imam W. Deen Mohammed, leader of three million African-American Muslims, publicly denounced the actions of the terrorists on September 11, 2001. In an exclusive interview, he explains the purpose of Islam and how the American Muslim community should respond to this tragedy.
produced by Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2001), 26 mins
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