African American History and Culture: Sources

(Published from 2005 – Present)

In the Kent Stark Library

 

 

 

REFERENCE BOOKS 

 

 

African-American Holidays, Festivals, And Celebrations: The History, Customs, And Symbols Associated With Both Traditional And Contemporary Religious And Secular Events Observed By Americans Of African Descent / by Kathlyn Gay ; foreword by Jean Currie Church ; introduction by Jessie Carney Smith.  Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2007.

REFERENCE                          GT4803.A2 G39 2007

 

The African American National Biography / editors in chief, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Evelyn Brooks-Higginbotham.  New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

REFERENCE                          E185.96 .A4466 2008

 

Black Literature Criticism: Classic And Emerging Authors Since 1950 / Jelena O. Krstovic, project editor ; foreword by Howard Dodson.  Detroit : Gale Cengage Learning, 2008.

REFERENCE                          PS153 .N5 B5554 2008        

 

Black Women In America / Darlene Clark Hine, editor in chief.  New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

REFERENCE                          E185.86 .B542 2005 

 

Encyclopedia Of The African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, And Culture / Carole Boyce Davies, editor.  Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2008.

REFERENCE                          DT16.5 .E53 2008

 

Encyclopedia Of African American History, 1896 To The Present : From The Age Of Segregation To The Twenty-First Century / editor in chief, Paul Finkelman.  New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

REFERENCE                          E185 .E5453 2009

 

Encyclopedia Of African American Education / edited by Kofi Lomotey.  Los Angeles : SAGE, c2010.

REFERENCE                          LC2771 .E63 2010

 

Encyclopedia Of African-American Writing: Five Centuries Of Contribution: Trials & Triumphs Of Writers, Poets, Publications And Organizations / Shari Dorantes Hatch, editor.  Amenia, N.Y. : Grey House Pub., 2009.  2nd ed.

REFERENCE                          PS153.N5 A3444 2009

 

The Martin Luther King, Jr., Encyclopedia / Clayborne Carson ... [et al.] ; with the assistance of the King Research and Education Institute.  Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.

REFERENCE                          E185.97.K5 M334 2008

 

 

CIRCULATING BOOKS

 

The African American Experience In Vietnam: Brothers In Arms / James E. Westheider.  Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, c2008.

DS559.8.B55 W46 2008

 

African Americans In The West / Douglas Flamming.  Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2009.

E185.925 .F536 2009   

 

Afterburn: A Novel / Zane.  New York : Atria Books, 2005.; 

PS3626.A63 A69 2005   

 

Alex Cross's Trial / James Patterson and Richard DiLallo.  New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009.

PS3566.A822 A75 2009

 

Alice Walker: A Critical Companion / Gerri Bates.  Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005. 

PS3573.A425 Z57 2005

 

Amendment XIII: Abolishing Slavery / Tracey Biscontini and Rebecca Sparling, book editors.  Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.

KF4545.S5 A9494 2009  

 

Amendment XIV: Citizenship For All / Jeff Hay, book editor.  Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, Gale, Cengage Learning, c2009.

KF4700 .A96 2009

 

And Justice For All: The United States Commission On Civil Rights And The Continuing Struggle For Freedom In America / Mary Frances Berry.  New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2009.

JC599.U5 B45 2009

 

Articulating Rights: Nineteenth-Century American Women On Race, Reform, And The State / Alison M. Parker.  DeKalb, Ill. : Northern Illinois University Press, c2010.

HQ1236.5.U6 P37 2010

 

At Canaan's Edge: America In The King Years, 1965-68 / Taylor Branch.  New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006.

E185.615 .B67 2006

 

The Audacity Of Hope: Thoughts On Reclaiming The American Dream / Barack Obama.  New York : Crown Publishers, c2006.

E901.1.O23 A3 2006

 

Back To Africa: Benjamin Coates And The Colonization Movement In America, 1848-1880 / edited by Emma J. Lapsansky-Werner, Margaret Hope Bacon ; with Marc Chalufour, Benjamin B. Miller, Meenakshi Rajan.  University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2005.

E448 .B114 2005   

 

The Beautiful Struggle / Ta-Nehisi Coates.  New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2008.

F189.B153 C63 2008

 

Becoming Billie Holiday / Carole Boston Weatherford ; art by Floyd Cooper.  Honesdale, Pa. : Wordsong, c2008.

PZ7.5.W31 Be 2008

 

Beloved / Toni Morrison ; with an introduction by A.S. Byatt.  New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.

PS3563.O8749 B4 2006

 

The Best Kept Secret: Single Black Fathers / Roberta L. Coles.  Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009.

HQ759.915 .C65 2009

 

Birthing A Slave: Motherhood And Medicine In The Antebellum South / Marie Jenkins Schwartz.  Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2006.

RG518.U5 S34 2006

 

Black And Brown: African Americans And The Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920 / Gerald Horne.  New York : New York University Press, c2005.

E185.923 .H67 2005  

 

Black Ball.  Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, c2008-.

GV875.N34 B53  Fall and Spring 2009

 

Black Baseball And Chicago: Essays On The Players, Teams, And Games Of The Negro Leagues' Most Important City / edited by Leslie A. Heaphy.  Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, c2006.

GV863.I32 C453 2006  

 

Black Geographies And The Politics Of Place / edited by Katherine McKittrick and Clyde Woods.  Toronto, Ont. : Between the Lines ; Cambridge, Mass. : South End Press, 2007.

E185.86 .B52557 2007

 

Black Masculinity And The U.S. South: From Uncle Tom To Gangsta / Riché Richardson.  Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2007. 

E185.86 .R537 2007

 

Black Maverick: T.R.M. Howard's Fight For Civil Rights And Economic Power / David T. Beito, Linda Royster Beito.  Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2009.

E185.97.H827 B45 2009

 

Black Sailor, White Navy: Racial Unrest In The Fleet During The Vietnam War Era / John Darrell Sherwood.  New York : New York University Press, c2007.

DS559.8.B55 S53 2007  

 

Black Women In The Ivory Tower, 1850-1954: An Intellectual History / Stephanie Y. Evans.  Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2007.

LC2741 .E93 2007  

 

The Bluest Eye / Toni Morrison; with a new afterword by the author.  New York : Knopf, 2005, c1993.

PS3563.O8749 B55 2005 

 

Breaking The Color Barrier: The U.S. Naval Academy's First Black Midshipmen And The Struggle For Racial Equality / Robert J. Schneller, Jr.  New York : New York University Press, c2005.

V415.L1 S36 2005

 

The Bridge: The Life And Rise Of Barack Obama / David Remnick.  New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010,

BEST SELLERS                                    E908 .R46 2010

 

Brown V. Board Of Education / Diane Telgen.  Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2005.  Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2005.

KF4155 .T45 2005

  

Changing Faces / Kimberla Lawson Roby.  New York : William Morrow, c2006.

PS3568.O3189 C47 2006

 

Civil Rights Memorials And The Geography Of Memory / Owen J. Dwyer and Derek H. Alderman.  Chicago : Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago : Distributed by the University of Georgia Press, 2008. 

E185.61 .D985 2008  

 

Claims To Memory: Beyond Slavery And Emancipation In The French Caribbean / Catherine A. Reinhardt.  New York : Berghahn Books, 2006.

F2151 .R33 2006  

 

Clinging To Mammy: The Faithful Slave In Twentieth-Century America / Micki McElya.  Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.

E185.86 .M397 2007  

 

The Collected Novels Of Paul Laurence Dunbar / edited by Herbert Woodward Martin, Ronald Primeau, and Gene Andrew Jarrett.  Athens : Ohio University Press, c2009.

PS1556 .A4 2009

 

The Columbia Guide To African American History Since 1939 / edited by Robert L. Harris, Jr. and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn.  New York : Columbia University Press, c2006.

E185.6 .C715 2006

 

The Confidante: Condoleezza Rice And The Creation Of The Bush Legacy / Glenn Kessler.  New York : St. Martin's Press, 2007.

E840.8.R48 K475 2007

 

Cross Country: A Novel / James Patterson.  New York : Little, Brown, 2008.
PS3566.A822 C77 2008

 

Cultural Sites Of Critical Insight: Philosophy, Aesthetics, And African American And Native American Women's Writings / edited by Angela L. Cotten and Christa Davis Acampora.  Albany : State University of New York Press, c2007.

PS153.N5 C85 2007

 

Curveball: The Remarkable Story Of Toni Stone, The First Woman To Play Professional Baseball In The Negro League / Martha Ackmann.  Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, c2010.

GV865.S86 A35 2010

 

Digging: The Afro-American Soul Of American Classical Music / Amiri Baraka.  Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009.

ML3556 .B1612 2009

 

Do Me Twice: My Life After Islam: A Memoir / Sonsyrea Tate.  New York : Strebor Books, 2007.

BP223.Z8 T36 2007  

 

The Emancipation Proclamation: Ending Slavery In America / Adam Woog.  New York : Chelsea House Publishers, c2009.

E453 .W86 2009

 

The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks / Gwendolyn Brooks, Elizabeth Alexander, editor.  New York : Library of America, 2005.

PS3503.R7244 A6 2005

 

Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir Of Family / Condoleezza Rice.  New York : Crown Archetype, c2010.

BEST SELLERS                                    E840.8.R48 A3 2010

 

Eyes With Winged Thoughts / poetry and images by Gordon Parks.  New York : Atria Books, 2005.

PS3566.A73 E97 2005

 

Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, And The Exploitation Of Black Urban America / Beryl Satter.  New York : Metropolitan Books, 2009. 

HD7288.76.U52 C434 2009

 

Family Violence And Men Of Color: Healing The Wounded Male Spirit / Ricardo Carrillo, Jerry Tello, editors.  New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2008.  2nd ed.

HV6626.52 .F35 2008  

 

Far More Terrible For Women: Personal Accounts Of Women In Slavery / [edited by Patrick Minges].  Winston-Salem, NC : John F. Blair, c2006.

E444 .F25 2006  

 

Fighting For America: Black Soldiers-- The Unsung Heroes Of World War II / Christopher Paul Moore.  New York : Presidio Press/Ballantine Books 2006, c2005.

D810 .N4 M66 2005      

 

The First Emancipator: The Forgotten Story Of Robert Carter, The Founding Father Who Freed His Slaves / Andrew Levy.  New York : Random House, c2005.

F229.C34 L48 2005

 

Freedom By Any Means: Con Games, Voodoo Schemes, True Love And Lawsuits On The Underground Railroad / Betty DeRamus.  New York : Atria Books, 2009.

E450 .D473 2009  

 

Freedom Riders: 1961 And The Struggle For Racial Justice / Raymond Arsenault.  New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

E185.61 .A69 2006  

 

Freedom's Sword: The NAACP And The Struggle Against Racism In America, 1909-1969 / Gilbert Jonas.  New York : Routledge, 2005.

E185.5.N276 J66 2005   

 

The Geography Of Malcolm X: Black Radicalism And The Remaking Of American Space / James Tyner.  New York : Routledge, 2006.

E185.61 .T97 2006

 

Getting Ghost: Two Young Lives And The Struggle For The Soul Of An American City / Luke Bergmann.  New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, 2008.

HV9106.D48 B47 2008

 

Handbook Of African American Psychology / edited by Helen A. Neville, Brendesha M. Tynes, Shawn O. Utsey.  Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, c2009.

E185.625 .H35 2009

 

The Help / Kathryn Stockett.  New York : Amy Einhorn Books, c2009. 

PS3619.T636 H45 2009

 

Hitler's African Victims: The German Army Massacres Of Black French Soldiers In 1940 / Raffael Scheck.  Cambridge, [England] ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

D804.G3 S35 2006

 

Homegrown: Engaged Cultural Criticism / Bell Hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains.  Cambridge, MA : South End Press, c2006.

E185.86 .H736 2006 

 

The House I Live In: Race In The American Century / Robert J. Norrell.  The house I live in : race in the American century / Robert J. Norrell.

E185.61 .N879 2005    

 

I, Alex Cross: A Novel / James Patterson.  New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009.

PS3566.A822 I3 2009

 

I Say A Little Prayer: A Novel / by E. Lynn Harris.  New York : Doubleday, c2006.

PS3558.A64438 I17 2006

 

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot.  New York : Crown Publishers, c2010.

RC265.6.L24 S55 2010

 

In The Place Of Justice: A Story Of Punishment And Deliverance / Wilbert Rideau.  New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.

HV9475.L22 L646 2010

 

Inclusive Scholarship: Developing Black Studies In The United States : A 25th Anniversary Retrospective Of Ford Foundation Grant Making, 1982-2007 / with introduction and commentary by Farah Jasmine Griffin.  New York, N.Y. : Ford Foundation, c2007.

E184.7 .I53 2007

 

Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., And The Laws That Changed America / Nick Kotz.  Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.

E847.2 .K67 2005 

 

Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love / organized by Philippe Vergne ; with texts by Sander L. Gilman ... [et al.].  Minneapolis : Walker Art Center, c2007.

N6537.W239 A4 2007

 

Lessons From Little Rock / Terrence Roberts.  Little Rock, Ark. : Butler Center Books, 2009.

LC214.23.L56 R63 2009

 

Letters From Black America / edited by Pamela Newkirk.  New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2009.

E184.6 .L49 2009

 

Living With Jim Crow: African American Women And Memories Of The Segregated South / Anne Valk and Leslie Brown.  New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

E185.61 .V35 2010

 

The Majority Finds Its Past: Placing Women In History / Gerda Lerner.  Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2005.

HQ1426 .L47 2005 

 

The Making Of African America: The Four Great Migrations / Ira Berlin.  New York : Viking, 2010.

E185 .B473 2010

 

Many Minds, One Heart: SNCC's Dream For A New America / Wesley C. Hogan.  Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2007.

E185.61 .H693 2007  

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. / John A. Kirk.  New York : Pearson Longman, 2005.

E185.97.K5 K575 2005   

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. And The Civil Rights Movement: Controversies And Debates / edited by John A. Kirk.  Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

E185.97.K5 M325 2007

 

A Matter Of Law: A Memoir Of Struggle In The Cause Of Equal Rights / Robert L. Carter.  New York : New Press, 2005.

KF373.C378 A3 2005 

 

Maxine Smith's Unwilling Pupils: Lessons Learned In Memphis's Civil Rights Classroom / Sherry L. Hoppe, Bruce W. Speck.  Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2007.

F440.22.S65 H67 2007

 

A Mercy / Toni Morrison.  New York : Knopf, 2008.

PS3563.O8749 M47 2008

 

Michelle: A Biography / Liza Mundy.  New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008. 

E901.1.O24 M86 2008 

 

Missouri's War: The Civil War In Documents / edited by Silvana R. Siddali.  Athens : Ohio University Press, c2009.

E517 .M576 2009

 

Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life On Slavery's Frontier / Lea VanderVelde.  Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

E444.S38 V36 2009

 

A Nation On Fire: America In The Wake Of The King Assassination / Clay Risen.  Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.

HV6477 .R57 2009

 

Native Guard / Natasha Trethewey.  Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007, c2006.

PS3570.R433 N38 2006

 

The Negro Leagues In New Jersey: A History / Alfred M. Martin and Alfred T. Martin.  Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008,

GV863.N52 M37 2008  

 

No Coward Soldiers: Black Cultural Politics And Postwar America / Waldo E. Martin, Jr.  Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.

E185.6 .M3625 2005 

 

Obama: The Historic Journey / introduction by Bill Keller ; biographical text by Jill Abramson ; editors, Vincent Alabiso ... [et al.] ; art director, Toshiya Masuda.  New York : New York Times : Callaway : Distributed by Riverhead Books, 2009.

E908 .A27 2009

 

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates / Wes Moore.  New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2010.

BEST SELLERS                                    F189.B153 M66 2010

 

Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale Of Love And Deception Across The Color Line / Martha A. Sandweiss.  New York : Penguin Press, 2009.

E185.625 .S255 2009  

 

Peace And Freedom: The Civil Rights And Antiwar Movements Of The 1960s / Simon Hall.  Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2005.

E185.615 .H274 2005 

 

The Political Worlds Of Slavery And Freedom / Steven Hahn.  Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009.

E449 .H15 2009  

 

President Obama: The Path To The White House / [by the editors of Time magazine] ; photographs for Time by Callie Shell – Aurora.  New York : Time Book, c2008.

E901.1.O23 P752 2008

 

The Pursuit Of Happyness / by Chris Gardner.  New York : Amistad, 2006.

HG4928.5 .G365 2006

 

Race, Ethnicity, And Inequality In The U.S. Labor Market: Critical Issues In The New Millenium [sic] / special editor of this volume, George Wilson.  Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2007.

H1 .A4 vol. 609

 

Racism In Maya Angelou's I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings / Claudia Johnson, book editor.  Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2008.

PS3551.N464 Z835 2008  

 

Raising Freedom's Child: Black Children And Visions Of The Future After Slavery / Mary Niall Mitchell.  New York : New York University Press, c2008.

LC2802.S9 M58 2008  

 

Ralph Ellison / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.  New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, c2010.  New ed.

PS3555.L625 Z872 2010

 

Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.  New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, c2009.  New ed.

PS3555.L625 I5364 2009

 

A Respectable Woman: The Public Roles Of African American Women In 19th-Century New York / Jane E. Dabel.  New York : New York University Press, c2008.

F128.9.N4 D33 2008

 

Richard Wright: From Black Boy To World Citizen / Jennifer Jensen Wallach.  Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, c2010.

PS3545.R815 Z895 2010

 

 

The Secret Life Of Bees / Sue Monk Kidd.  New York : Penguin, 2005. 

PS3611.I44 S38 2005

 

Slavery And The Making Of America / James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton.  Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2005.

E441 .H73 2005

 

Slave Country: American Expansion And The Origins Of The Deep South / Adam Rothman.  Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2007.

E446 .R67 2005

 

Slavery In Colonial America, 1619-1776 / Betty Wood.  Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2005. 

E446 .W88 2005

 

Song Yet Sung / James McBride.  New York : Riverhead Books, 2008.

PS3613.C28 S66 2008  

 

Sound Bites Of Protest / Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich ; foreword by Dorothy I. Height.  Chicago : Third World Press, c2008.

E185.86 .S37 2008

 

Stormy Weather: The Life Of Lena Horne / James Gavin.  New York : Atria Books, 2009.

ML420.H65 G38 2009

 

Strong Men & Women: The Series: 2007 Excellence In Leadership / written by Linnie S. Carter ; illustrated by Gary Thomas & the late Carl Owens.  [Richmond, Va.] : Dominion, c2007.

E185.96 .C321 2007

 

Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men Of The South / E. Patrick Johnson.  Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2008.

HQ76.27.A37 J64 2008

 

Their Eyes Were Watching God / Zora Neale Hurston ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat and an afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  New York : Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006.  1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed.

PS3515.U789 T5 2006

 

 

To Ask For An Equal Chance: African Americans In The Great Depression / Cheryl Lynn Greenberg.  Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009.

E185.6 .G79 2009

 

Toni Morrison / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.  Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, c2005.

PS3563.O8749 Z89 2005  

 

The Trouble Between Us: An Uneasy History Of White And Black Women In The Feminist Movement / Winifred Breines.  New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

HV1421 .B734 2006

 

Twice As Good: Condoleezza Rice And Her Path To Power / Marcus Mabry.  [Emmaus, Pa.] : Modern Times : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, c2007.

E840.8.R48 M33 2007

 

Waking With Enemies / Eric Jerome Dickey.  New York : Dutton, c2007.

PS3554.I319 W35 2007  

 

We Are All Welcome Here: A Novel / Elizabeth Berg.  New York : Random House, c2006.

PS3552.E6996 W4 2006 

 

We Are The Ship: The Story Of Negro League Baseball / words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; forward by Hank Aaron.  New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, c2008.

OVERSIZED                           GV875.A1 N45 2008  

 

Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest To Change Harlem And America / Paul Tough.  Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2008.

HC79.P63 T68 2008  

 

Where I Must Go: A Novel / Angela Jackson.  Evanston, Ill. : TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2009.

PS3560.A179 W47 2009  

 

Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend / James S. Hirsch ; authorized by Willie Mays.  New York : Scribner, 2010.

BEST SELLERS                                    GV865.M38 H57 2010

 

 

Willing Patriots: Men Of Color In The First World War / Robert J. Dalessandro & Gerald Torrence ; with Michael G. Knapp.  Atglen, PA : Schiffer Military History, c2009.

OVERSIZED                           D639.N4 D35 2009  

 

Women And Slavery / edited by Gwyn Campbell, Suzanne Miers, Joseph C. Miller.  Athens : Ohio University Press, c2007-.

HT861 .W66 2007

 

Women's Slave Narratives / Annie L. Burton ... [et al.].  Mineola, NY : Dover Publications, 2006.

E444 .W8 2006

 

 

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

 

After Tupac & D Foster / Jacqueline Woodson.  New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2008.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PZ7.W84945 Af 2008

 

Bad News For Outlaws: The Remarkable Life Of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal / Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrations by R. Gregory Christie.  Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c2009.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   F697.R44 N45 2009

 

The Blacker The Berry: Poems / by Joyce Carol Thomas ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.  New York : HarperCollins, 2008.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PS3570.H565 B53 2008  

 

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice / by Phillip Hoose.  New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, 2009.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   F334.M753 C6554 2009    

 

Day Of Tears: A Novel In Dialogue / Julius Lester.  New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2005.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PZ7.L5629 Da 2005

 

Elijah Of Buxton / Christopher Paul Curtis.  New York : Scholastic Press, 2007.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PZ7.C94137 El 2007  

 

Feathers / Jacqueline Woodson.  New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PZ7.W868 Fe 2007  
  

Henry's Freedom Box / by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.  New York : Scholastic Press, c2007. 

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PZ7.L57833 Hen 2007

 

Keeping The Night Watch / Hope Anita Smith ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis.  New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2008.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PZ7.5.S54 Ke 2008

 

Langston Hughes / edited by Arnold Rampersad & David Roessel ; illustrations by Benny Andrews.  New York : Sterling Pub., [2006], c1994.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PS3515.U274 A6 2006

 

Let It Shine: Three Favorite Spirituals / [illustrated by] Ashley Bryan.  New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2007.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   BV353 .L48 2007

 

Mare's War / Tanita S. Davis.  New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PZ7.D3174 Mar 2009

 

Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl / Tonya Bolden.  New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2005.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   F128.9.N4 B65 2005

 

The Moon Over Star / by Dianna Hutts Aston ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.  New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2008.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PZ7.A8483 Moo 2008  

 

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People To Freedom / Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.  New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2006.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   E444.T82 W43 2006x

 

My People / Langston Hughes ; photographs by Charles R. Smith Jr.  New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers/ginee seo books, 2009.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PS3515.U274 M9 2009

 

The Negro Speaks Of Rivers / Langston Hughes ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis.  New York, NY : Disney Jump at the Sun Books, c2009.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PS3515.U274 N43 2009

 

 

November Blues / Sharon M. Draper.  New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2007. 

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PZ7.D78325 No 2007  

 

Rosa / Nikki Giovanni ; illustrated by Bryan Collier.  New York : Henry Holt, 2005.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   F334.M753 P38427 2005 

 

Show Way / Jacqueline Woodson ; illustrated by Hudson Talbott.  New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, c2005.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PZ7.W868 Sh 2005

 

A Wreath For Emmett Till / Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Philippe Lardy.  Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.

YOUNG PEOPLE                   PS3573.A4795 W73 2005  

 

 

MEDIA

 

African American Lives / a film by Kunhardt Productions ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William R. Grant, Peter W. Kunhardt ; written by Henry Louis Gates. Jr. ; series producers, Graham Judd, Leslie D. Farrell ; a production of Kunhardt Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/ WNET New York.  [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2006].  DVD.

MEDIA                                   RA1057.55 .A375336 2006  

 

Banished  / a co-production of the Center for Investigative Reporting and Two Tone Productions ; produced in association with ITVS and NBPC ; a film by Marco Williams ; written by Marco Williams and Maia Harris ; director-producer, Marco Williams ; co-producer, Maia Harris.  [San Francisco, Calif.] : California Newsreel, c2007. DVD

MEDIA                                   E185.86 .B36 2007

 

The Land Where The Blues Began / written, directed and produced by Alan Lomax.  [United States] : Media-Generation, 2006. DVD

MEDIA                                   ML3521 .L364x 2006

 

Mighty Times: The Children's March / produced and directed by Robert Hudson and Bobby Houston.  Montgomery, Ala. : Teaching Tolerance, c2005.  DVD and Teacher’s Guide.

MEDIA                                   F334.B6 M66 2005

MEDIA                                   CIRCULATION DESK           F334.B6 M66 2005                                                                           (Teacher’s Guide)

 

No! / AfroLez Productions presents ; a documentary by Aishah Shahidah Simmons ; produced, written, and directed by Aishah Shahidah Simmons.  San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, c 2006. DVD

MEDIA                                   HV6250.4.W65 N6 2006

 

The Piano Lesson / Craig Anderson Productions, Inc. in association with Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions ; produced by August Wilson ; teleplay by August Wilson ; based on the play by August Wilson ; directed by Lloyd Richards.  [S.l.] : Hallmark Home Entertainment, 2006, 1995. DVD

MEDIA                                   PN1997.P4745 H3 2006    

 

Revolution '67 / produced & directed by Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno ; a co-production of Bongiorno Productions, Inc., The Independent Television Service (ITVS), and P.O.V./American Documentary, Inc. ; in association with WSKG.  [San Francisco, Calif.] : California Newsreel, [2007?].  DVD. 

MEDIA                                   HV6481.N5 R48 2007  

 

The Untold Story Of Emmett Louis Till / produced and directed by Keith A. Beauchamp ; a Till Freedom Come production.  [New York, N.Y.] : Thinkfilm, c2005.  DVD

MEDIA                                   E185.6 .U58653 2006   

 

 

OTHER RESOURCES:

 

NetLibrary:

 

From the Library Homepage - http://www.stark.kent.edu/library -  click on Finding Books, AV.  (from the list of links on the left side of the page).  Scroll down to Online Books and Click on netLibrary.

 

This resource has many books available online.  Try a keyword search such as:  “African Americans.”

 

 

SELECTED INTERNET SITES:

 

o   http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/

o   http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/aohome.html

o   http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld/

o   http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html

o   http://www.biography.com/blackhistory/index.jsp

o   http://govdocs.evergreen.edu/hotopics/blackhistory.html

o   http://bookstore.gpo.gov/collections/black-history.jsp

o   http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/harlem/harlem.html

o   http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/civilrights/

o   http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king-bio.html

o   http://free.ed.gov/subjects.cfm?subject_id=116&res_feature_request=1

 

 

 

 

c: bibliographies: black history bib.doc

 jok 2/2/05; rev. 2/3/11