Monthly Archives: February 2016

Tricia Rose to discuss Black Lives matter at Luther College

Most well-known for her groundbreaking book on the emergence of hip-hop culture, Rose’s “Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America” is considered a foundational text for the study of hip-hop. “Black Noise” won an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation in 1995, was voted among the top 25 books of 1995 by the Village Voice and in 1999 was listed by Black Issues in Higher Education as one of its “Top Books of the Twentieth Century.”

https://www.luther.edu/headlines/?story_id=675883

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz discusses indigenous people’s history

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz recieved the 2015 American Book Award for An Indigenous People’s History of the United States.

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/01/13/indigenous-peoples-history-chat-author-roxanne-dunbar-ortiz-163056

Video: “Forbidden City, USA” by Arthur Dong receives American Book Award

Video footage available for online viewing, via C-Span.

http://www.c-span.org/video/?c4569378/forbidden-city-usa-receives-american-book-award

2015 American Book Award ceremony video footage

Video footage of the 2015 American Book Award ceremony is available to view online, via C-Span. http://www.c-span.org/video/?402169-2/2015-american-book-awards