Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Black History Month 2005

Tuesday, July 17, 2007
This year the booklist is focusing on historical accounts and biographies.


Ellison, Ralph. The Invisible Man. PS3555.L625 I6

Walker, Alice. The Color Purple. PS3573.A425 C6 1992 (10th anniversary ed.)

Wright, Richard. Uncle Tom’s Children. PS3545.R815 U6

Children’s Literature

Pinkney, Andrea and Stephen Alcorn. Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters. E185.96.P5 2000

Childress, Alice. A Hero Ain’t Nothin’ But a Sandwich. PZ7.C4412 He 2000

Medearis, Angela Shelf. Our People. E185.M383 1994

Poetry & Drama

Hansberry, Lorraine. A Raisin in the Sun. PS3515.A515 R3

Johnson, James Weldon. God’s Trombones. PS3519.02625 G6 1990


Baldwin, James. The Fire Next Time. E185.61.B195

Gregory, Dick. Nigger. PN2287.G68 A3

Cleaver, Eldridge. Soul on Fire. BV4935.C54 A34

Evers, Charles. Have no Fear. E185.97.E93 A3 1997

Harlan, Louis R. Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader. E185.97.W4 H37

Humez, Jean M. Harriet Tubman. E444.T82 H86 2003

McFeely, William S. Frederick Douglass. E449.D75 M374 1991

Malcolm X. The Autobiography of Malcolm X. BP223.Z8 L57943 1992


Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone. E446.B69 1998

Bowser, B. Against the Odds: Scholars Who Challenged Racism in the Twentieth Century. E185.96.A465 2002

Floyd, Samuel A. The Power of Black Music. ML3556.F65 1995

Franklin, John Hope. From Slavery to Freedom. E185.F825 1967

Horton, James Oliver. Hard Road to Freedom. E185.H643 2001

Kelley, Robin. To Make Our World Anew. E185.T68 2000

Klinkner, P. The Unsteady March. E185.K55 1999

McWhorter, Diane. Carry Me Home: Birmingham Alabama. F334.B69 N449 2001

Miller, Albert G. Elevating the Race. E185.97.S83 M55 2003

Sernett. Milton C. North Star Country: Upstate New York and the Crusade for African American Freedom. E445.N56 S47 2002

Strickland, Arvarh E. & Weems, Robert E., ed. The African American Experience. E184.65 .A37 2001

Thomas-El, Salome. I Choose To Stay. LB1776.5.T496 2003

Towns, W. Stuart. “We Want Our Freedom.” E185.61.W34 2002

Williams, Harry L. No Easy Walk: The Dramatic Journey of African Americans. E185.W75 1998

Williams, Juan. This Far by Faith : Stories from the African American Religious Experience. BR563.N4 W513 2003

Wilson, Bobby M. Race and Place in Birmingham. F334.B69 N477 2000


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