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BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROMOTION

In honor of Black History Month, save 40% on the following titles through the month of February with coupon code FEB7 at checkout. Wayne State University Press is dedicated to publishing scholarship that is representative of the historical, social, cultural, and economic experiences of African Americans. These books highlight stories of individual leaders, infamous government officials, civil rights luminaries, celebrated poets, and more. There are even some great histories here for young people, too! 

Roses and Revolutions: The Selected Writings of Dudley Randall
Edited and with an Introduction by Melba Joyce Boyd

Race and Remembrance: A Memoir
by Arthur L. Johnson

The Quotations of Mayor Coleman A. Young
Edited by Bill McGraw

Pages from a Black Radical's Notebook: A James Boggs Reader
Edited by Stephen M. Ward
With an Afterword by Grace Lee Boggs

Looking Beyond Race: The Life of Otis Milton Smith
Otis Milton Smith and Mary M. Stolberg
With a foreword by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

Crusader for Justice: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith
Compiled, written, and edited by Peter J. Hammer and Trevor W. Coleman
Foreword by Mitch Albom

Bridging the River of Hatred: The Pioneering Efforts of Detroit Police Commissioner George Edwards
by Mary M. Stolberg

The Kwame Sutra: Musings on Lust, Life and Leadership, from Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick
Compiled by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters M.L. Elrick and Jim Schaefer

The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough: An American Journey from Slavery to Scholarship
Edited with an Introduction by Michele Valerie Ronnick
Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Race, Religion, and the Pulpit: Rev. Robert L. Bradby and the Making of Urban Detroit
Julia Marie Robinson

The Colored Car 
by Jean Alicia Elster (for Young Readers)

Who's Jim Hines?
by Jean Alicia Elster (for Young Readers)

 


 

Tumblr discount! Save 25% on staff favorites!

Have you been following our #WSUPShelfTalkers on Tumblr? We are spreading the word on staff favorite WSUP titles all year long. Some of us recalled a funny story that happened during production of a particular title, some of us forged great friendships with the authors of the books we’ve published, and some just found the exact right thing to read at the exact right time we needed it. We want to share these and other stories with you throughout 2017. Visit our blog on Tumblr to see everyone's picks! As an added bonus, take 25% off of any of the staff picks with the code TMBL at checkout. Valid through 12/31/17.