Books by Peniel E. Joseph

Peniel E. Joseph is an assistant professor of Africana studies at SUNY–Stony Brook. The recipient of fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Ford Foundation, his work has appeared in Souls, New Formations, and The Bla

STOKELY by Peniel E. Joseph
Released: March 4, 2014

"Joseph showcases the brilliance of the man, his exceptional ideals and his pursuit of an equality that was years ahead of his time."
Joseph (History/Tufts Univ.; Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama, 2010, etc.) introduces a Stokely Carmichael (1941-1998) few white people ever knew in the 1960s, a man who dared to speak truth to power. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 4, 2010

"A palatable history for our times."
Joseph (History/Tufts Univ.; Waiting 'til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America, 2006, etc.) grounds Barack Obama's ascendancy in the historic strides of Black Power leaders like Stokely Carmichael and Malcolm X. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"Vividly illuminates the personalities and politics of a turbulent time."
The rise, fall and legacy of the Black Power movement, traced from its roots in 1950s Harlem through its explosion and fadeout in the following two decades. Read full book review >