African American Studies

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The Warmth Of Other Suns

The Warmth Of Other Suns

by Isabel Wilkerson

Isabel Wilkerson won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for her reporting as Chicago bureau chief of The New York Times. The award made her the first black woman in the history of American journalism to win a Pulitzer Prize and the first African American to win for individual reporting. She won the George Polk Award for her coverage of the Midwest and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for her research into the Great Migration. She has lectured on narrative writing at the Nieman Foundation at... Read more about this item
All About Love

All About Love

by Bell Hooks

“A New York Times bestseller and enduring classic, All About Love is the acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks’ Love Song to the Nation trilogy. All About Love reveals what causes a polarized society, and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering. Here is the truth about love, and inspiration to help us instill caring, compassion, and strength in our homes, schools, and workplaces.

“The word ’love’ is most often defined as a noun, yet we would all love better if we used it... Read more about this item
The New Jim Crow

The New Jim Crow

by Michelle Alexander

Considered one of the most important and influential books of the 21st century, The New Jim Crow discusses how the racial caste system in the United States was not dismantled with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, but rather reinvented. 
Blood In My Eye

Blood In My Eye

by George L Jackson

Blood In My Eye was completed only days before it’s author was killed. George Jackson died on August 21, 1971 at the hands of San Quentin prison guards during an alleged escape attempt. At eighteen, George Jackson was convicted of stealing seventy dollars from a gas station and was sentenced from one year to life. He was to spent the rest of his life -- eleven years-- in the California prison system, seven in solitary confinement. In prison, he read widely and transformed himself into an activist and... Read more about this item
Dreams From My Father

Dreams From My Father

by Barack Obama-

Published in 1995, this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father--a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man--has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey--first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother's family to Hawaii, and then... Read more about this item
Coming Of Age In Mississippi

Coming Of Age In Mississippi

by Anne Moody

Anne Moody brings the rural South to light with her famous autobiography, Coming of Age in Mississippi.  This account of life for a poor black family provides a brutal and sobering look at the Civil Rights movement.
This book strips away the illusion that the inequality being overcome is just between "whites" and "blacks," but is also between sexes, ages, and ideals. A bitter and difficult story, but very important to read and question.
The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

by Malcolm X; Alex Haley

Penguin Modern Classics
The Hemingses Of Monticello

The Hemingses Of Monticello

by Annette Gordon-Reed

Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

by Attallah; Haley, Alex; X, Malcolm Shabazz

In the searing pages of this classic autobiography, originally published in 1964, Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist, tells the extraordinary story of his life and the growth of the Black Muslim movement. His fascinating perspective on the lies and limitations of the American Dream, and the inherent racism in a society that denies its nonwhite citizens the opportunity to dream, gives extraordinary insight into the most urgent issues of our own time. The Autobiography of... Read more about this item
Black Rednecks and White Liberals

Black Rednecks and White Liberals

by Thomas Sowell

In a series of long essays, Black Rednecks and White Liberals presents an in-depth look at many of the long-prevailing assumptions about blacks, about Jews, about Germans, about slavery, and about education. Plainly written, powerfully reasoned, and backed with a startling array of documented facts, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on not only the trendy intellectuals of our times but also such historic interpreters of American life as Alexis de Tocqueville and Frederick Law Olmsted. Black... Read more about this item
Incidents In the Life Of a Slave Girl

Incidents In the Life Of a Slave Girl

by Harriet Jacobs

A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina and of her final escape and emancipation, Harriet Jacobs's classic narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published pseduonymously in 1861, tells firsthand of the horrors inflicted on slaves. In writing this extraordinary memoir, which culminates in the seven years she spent hiding in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic, Jacobs skillfully used the literary genres of her time, presenting a thoroughly feminist narrative... Read more about this item
The Slave Community

The Slave Community

by John W Blassingame

The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South is a book written by American historian John W. Blassingame. Published in 1972, it is one of the first historical studies of slavery in the United States to be presented from the perspective of the enslaved.
Feminist Theory

Feminist Theory

by Bell Hooks

There Are No Children Here

There Are No Children Here

by Alex Kotlowitz

Assata

Assata

by Shakur- Assata

Are Prisons Obsolete?

Are Prisons Obsolete?

by Davis Angela Y

Parting the Waters

Parting the Waters

by Taylor Branch

Women, Race, & Class

Women, Race, & Class

by Davis Angela Y

The Cancer Journals

The Cancer Journals

by Audre Lorde

African American Studies Books & Ephemera

Here I Stand

Here I Stand

by Robeson, Paul

Paul Leroy Robeson (April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an American concert singer (bass), recording artist, actor, athlete, scholar who was an advocate for the Civil Rights Movement in the first half of the 20th century. He gained international attention for his work in the arts and he merged his artistic career with political activism to speak out for the equality of minorities and the rights of workers throughout the world. His friendship with the Soviet Union and the Soviet peoples plus... Read more about this item
Race Matters

Race Matters

by Cornel, West

Race Matters is a 1994 social sciences book, authored by Cornel West. The book was first published on March 29, 1994 in the English language by Vintage Books. The book analyses moral authority and racial debates concerning skin color in the United States. The book questions matters of economics and politics, as well as ethical issues and spirituality, and also addresses the crisis in black leadership.
My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr

My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr

by King, Coretta Scott

Bush Negro Art

Bush Negro Art

by Philip J C Dark

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

by Bego, Mark

A Song In His Heart

A Song In His Heart

by Daly, John Jay

Roll, Jordan, Roll

Roll, Jordan, Roll

by Genovese-, Eugene D

Pillar Of Fire

Pillar Of Fire

by Branch, Taylor

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

by Holt, Rackham

Crisis In Black and White

Crisis In Black and White

by Silberman, Charles E

An American Death

An American Death

by Frank, Gerold

The Harvesters

The Harvesters

by Shotwell, Louisa R