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The Cultural Legacy of Slavery: A Reflection on African American Identity and Family Heritage

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Deirdre Foreman, author of My Cultural Legacy: Slave Culture and the American South, they explore the cultural legacy of enslaved Africans in the American South through an ethnoautobiographical reflection of Deirdre's own African American identity and family heritage. 

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Michael Boezi
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Mixed Race, Mixed Messages: The Growing Identity Crisis of Multiracial Americans in an Increasingly Racially Divided Country

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and and Steve Majors, author of A Multiracial Experience: One Man's Search for Race, Identity and Family, they discuss how the growing number of Americans who identify as multiracial are navigating their experiences of living in a society that is increasingly fractured along persistent, rigid racial lines. 

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Michael Boezi
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Losing My Religion: How Organized Religion Continues to Control and Shape Black Women’s Identity

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Dr. Kadian Pow, author of Stories of Black Female Identity in the Making: Queering the Love in Blackness, they discuss how religious institutions have maintained their power to shape and control Black women's identities, despite a statistical decline in church attendance.  

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Michael Boezi
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The Lens of Lived Experience: Music and Black Community in Segregated North Carolina

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Gregory Freeland, author of Music and Black Community in Segregated North Carolina, they discussed the pivotal role that music played in keeping a community together during one of the most legally segregated times in U.S. history. 

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Michael Boezi
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Author Identity Metadata: Why a Small Publisher Can Address a Major Challenge

by Michael Boezi

David Parker leads a discussion about the potential for developing more robust catalog records and searchable fields in publishers' online catalogs – with author-generated and author-approved identity metadata.

The Cultural Legacy of Slavery: A Reflection on African American Identity and Family Heritage

by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Deirdre Foreman, author of My Cultural Legacy: Slave Culture and the American South, they explore the cultural legacy of enslaved Africans in the American South through an ethnoautobiographical reflection of Deirdre's own African American identity and family heritage. 

A Different Approach to Funding Open Access eBooks

by Michael Boezi

David Parker (LPP) and Bill Maltarich (NYU) talk about new models that are sustainable, equitable, and most importanly – do not rely on book processing charges (BPC). 

The Risks and Rewards of African Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Africa’s Challenging Landscape

by Michael Boezi

This free seminar features LPP author Ike Onyema Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur whose path to business success reflects the challenges many emergent entrepreneurs face. He has mastered being resilient and agile in an African context – taking risks and seizing opportunities, filling knowledge voids by learning persistently, and shaping his networks to help grow his businesses.  

David Parker Presenting at Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe (Apr 20)

by Michael Boezi

David Parker, Co-Founder of Lived Places Publishing will be participating in a panel on Publishing in Latinx Studies at this year’s Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe, AZ on April 20. 

 

 

Family Advocacy: Zero-Sum Parenting and Educational Equity

by Michael Boezi

Family advocacy varies widely in relation to a family’s social identity and, as educators, we need to walk into the world of family advocacy directly and deliberately. Certain types of "unproductive" advocacy can pull resources and attention away from other forms of meaningful family advocacy.

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