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Click for more detail about Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker by Alice Walker
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Click for more detail about The End of White World Supremacy: Four Speeches by Malcolm X
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Click for more detail about Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family by David Mann and Shaun Sanders
Click for more detail about The AutoThugOgraphy of Turk by Tab “Hot Boy Turk” Virgil Jr.
Click for more detail about We Can’t Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival by Jabari Asim
Click for more detail about She Begat This: 20 Years of the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill by Joan Morgan
Click for more detail about I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I’ve Put My Faith in Beyoncé by Michael Arceneaux
Click for more detail about My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir by Jessica B. Harris
Click for more detail about On Mother Earth by Booker T. Washington
Click for more detail about The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches by W.E.B. Du Bois
Click for more detail about This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins
Click for more detail about The Frederick Douglass Papers: Series Three: Correspondence, Volume 2: 1853-1865 by Frederick Douglass
Click for more detail about When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele
Click for more detail about Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg by Vanessa K. Valdés
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Click for more detail about Working With the Hands by Booker T. Washington
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Click for more detail about Alice Walker: A Woman for Our Times (Women Writers of Color) by Deborah G. Plant
Click for more detail about Don’t Believe The Hype: Still Fighting Cultural Misinformation about African Americans by Farai Chideya
Click for more detail about Chester B. Himes: A Biography by Lawrence P. Jackson
Click for more detail about Making Rent in Bed-Stuy: A Memoir of Trying to Make It in New York City by Brandon Harris
Click for more detail about Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama by David J. Garrow
Click for more detail about My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir by Jessica B. Harris
Click for more detail about Finding Oprah’s Roots: Finding Your Own by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Click for more detail about Book of Black Heroes: Political Leaders Past and Present by Gil Robertson
Click for more detail about Fire, The Dick Gregory Story: A Biography for Young Adults by Shelia P. Moses
Click for more detail about Obama: From Promise to Power by David Mendell
Click for more detail about Eye On the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press by James Mcgrath Morris
Click for more detail about I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary Film by James Baldwin and Raoul Peck
Click for more detail about Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin
Click for more detail about Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson
Click for more detail about My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King
Click for more detail about Heav’nly Tidings From the Afric Muse: The Grace and Genius of Phillis Wheatley Poet Laureate of the American Revolution by Richard Kigel
Click for more detail about Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life by bell hooks
Click for more detail about Writing to Save a Life: The Louis Till File by John Edgar Wideman
Click for more detail about My Blue Yonder by Carl Gamble and Bob Rogers
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Click for more detail about We Want Freedom by Mumia Abu-Jamal
Click for more detail about Around the Way Girl: A Memoir by Taraji P. Henson and Denene Millner
Click for more detail about Believing in Magic: My Story of Love, Overcoming Adversity, and Keeping the Faith by Cookie Johnson
Click for more detail about Born Bright: A Young Girl’s Journey from Nothing to Something in America by C. Nicole Mason
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Click for more detail about Honoring Professor William Leo Hansberry (1894-1965): An Intellectual Libation For The Architect Of America’s African Studies Department by Kaba Hiawatha Kamene
Click for more detail about The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
Click for more detail about Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s Education by Mychal Denzel Smith
Click for more detail about Walking with the Muses: A Memoir by Pat Cleveland
Click for more detail about The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire by Karl Jacoby
Click for more detail about Every Little Step: My Story by Bobby Brown and Nick Chiles
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Click for more detail about Kill ’Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul by James McBride
Click for more detail about A Love Letter to Texas Women by Sarah Bird
Click for more detail about The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice by Patricia Bell-Scott
Click for more detail about The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family by Gail Lumet Buckley
Click for more detail about Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith
Click for more detail about Letters from Langston: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond by Langston Hughes
Click for more detail about Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine by David Chanoff and Louis Sullivan
Click for more detail about Transformations of Freedom in the Land of the Maroons: Creolization in the Cockpits Jamaica by Jean Besson
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Click for more detail about Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families Who Share the Tomlinson Name - One White, One Black by Chris Tomlinson
Click for more detail about Alex Haley: And The Books That Changed A Nation by Robert J. Norrell
Click for more detail about The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy’s Journey into Manhood by Kevin Powell
Click for more detail about Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire by Shane White
Click for more detail about Black Culture and Experience: Contemporary Issues by Venise Berry
Click for more detail about Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You?: A Memoir by George Clinton
Click for more detail about The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken by Wendell Pierce and Rod Dreher
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Click for more detail about Introduction to African American Studies by James Stewart and Talmadge Anderson
Click for more detail about The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and Liberty City by Luther Campbell
Click for more detail about One Righteous Man: Samuel Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York by Arthur Browne
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Click for more detail about Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman (Feminist Classics) by Michele Wallace
Click for more detail about Spectacle: The Astonishing Life Of Ota Benga by Pamela Newkirk
Click for more detail about After The Dance: My Life With Marvin Gaye by Jan Gaye and David Ritz
Click for more detail about Welcome To My Breakdown: A Memoir by Benilde Little
Click for more detail about Miss Jessie’s: Creating a Successful Business from Scratch—Naturally by Miko Branch
Click for more detail about Eye On The Struggle: Ethel Payne, The First Lady Of The Black Press by James Mcgrath Morris
Click for more detail about The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America by April Ryan
Click for more detail about Selected Letters of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes
Click for more detail about Institutional Freedom: A Collection of African American Studies Essays by Joy Elan
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Click for more detail about Rising Up From the Blood: A Legacy Reclaimed- A Bridge Forward: The Autobiography of Sarah Washington O’Neal Rush, The Great-Granddaughter of Booker T. Washington by Sarah Washington O’Neal Rush
Click for more detail about Black Looks: Race and Representation by bell hooks
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Click for more detail about Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou
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Click for more detail about An Obama’s Journey: My Odyssey Of Self-Discovery Across Three Cultures by Mark Obama Ndesandjo
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Click for more detail about The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs
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Click for more detail about Death Of A King: The Real Story Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year by Tavis Smiley
Click for more detail about Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance by Carla Kaplan
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Click for more detail about Essence Maya Angelou: Her Phenomenal Life & Poetic Journey by Editors of Essence Magazine
Click for more detail about Nine Lives Of A Black Panther: A Story Of Survival by Wayne Pharr
Click for more detail about Mayor For Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry Jr. by Marion Barry Jr. and Omar Tyree
Click for more detail about The Man from Essence: Creating a Magazine for Black Women by Edward Lewis
Click for more detail about Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir by Toni Braxton
Click for more detail about A Joyous Revolt: Toni Cade Bambara, Writer and Activist (Women Writers of Color) by Linda Janet Holmes
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Click for more detail about Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian by Ethelene Whitmire
Click for more detail about Not for Everyday Use: A Memoir by Elizabeth Nunez
Click for more detail about Miss Lou: Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture by Mervyn Morris
Click for more detail about Stokely: A Life by Peniel E. Joseph
Click for more detail about Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson by Barbara Ransby
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Click for more detail about Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock
Click for more detail about My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass
Click for more detail about The Southern Mystique by Howard Zinn
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Click for more detail about The Diary of Malcolm X: 1964 by Herb Boyd
Click for more detail about Furious Cool: Richard Pryor And The World That Made Him by David Henry and Joe Henry
Click for more detail about Black Revolutionary: William Patterson & the Globalization of the African American Freedom Struggle by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about Kansas City Lightning: The Rise And Times Of Charlie Parker by Stanley Crouch
Click for more detail about Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
Click for more detail about Miss Anne In Harlem: The White Women Of The Black Renaissance by Carla Kaplan
Click for more detail about A Dream Foreclosed: Black America And The Fight For A Place To Call Home (Occupied Media Pamphlet Series) by Laura Gottesdiener
Click for more detail about Fathering Words: The Making Of An African American Writer by E. Ethelbert Miller
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Click for more detail about Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove by Questlove and Ben Greenman
Click for more detail about High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society by Carl Hart
Click for more detail about The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study by Stefano Harney and Fred Moten
Click for more detail about Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou
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Click for more detail about Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King
Click for more detail about Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation by Deborah Davis
Click for more detail about The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis
Click for more detail about Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire by Andrea Stuart
Click for more detail about Sometimes There Is a Void: Memoirs of an Outsider by Zakes Mda
Click for more detail about Mary Wells: The Tumultuous Life Of Motown’s First Superstar by Peter Benjaminson
Click for more detail about Reginald F. Lewis Before Tlc Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire by Lin Hart
Click for more detail about The Fire Of Freedom: Abraham Galloway And The Slaves’ Civil War by David S. Cecelski
Click for more detail about If Your Back’s Not Bent: The Role of the Citizenship Education Program in the Civil Rights Movement by Dorothy F. Cotton
Click for more detail about The Stone Thrower: A Daughter’s Lessons, a Father’s Life by Jael Richardson
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Click for more detail about City Son: Andrew W. Cooper’s Impact On Modern-Day Brooklyn by Wayne Dawkins
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Click for more detail about Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation by Deborah Davis
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Click for more detail about As I Run Toward Africa: A Memoir by Molefi Kete Asante
Click for more detail about Power Concedes Nothing: One Woman’s Quest for Social Justice in America, from the Courtroom to the Kill Zones by Connie Rice
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Click for more detail about Joan Myers Brown & The Audacious Hope Of The Black Ballerina: A Biohistory Of American Performance by Brenda Dixon Gottschild
Click for more detail about The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker by Alice Walker
Click for more detail about MLK: A Celebration in Word and Image by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Click for more detail about The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World by Dave Zirin and John Wesley Carlos
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Click for more detail about One Day It'll All Make Sense by Common
Click for more detail about You Are Not Alone: Michael, Through A Brother’s Eyes by Jermaine Jackson
Click for more detail about Uncle Tom’s Story of His Life: An Autobiography of the Reverend Josiah Henson by Josiah Henson
Click for more detail about Marcus Garvey and the Vision of Africa by John Henrik Clarke
Click for more detail about Rac(E)Ing To The Right: Selected Essays George S. Schuyler by George S. Schuyler
Click for more detail about Flavor Flav: The Icon The Memoir by Flava Flav
Click for more detail about My Infamous Life: The Autobiography Of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy by Albert “Prodigy” Johnson
Click for more detail about Vibration Cooking: or, The Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl by Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor
Click for more detail about A Reason To Believe: Lessons From An Improbable Life by Deval Patrick
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Click for more detail about Breaching Jericho’s Walls: A Twentieth-Century African American Life by Allen Ballard
Click for more detail about Black Gotham: A Family History Of African-Americans In Nineteenth Century New York City by Carla L. Peterson
Click for more detail about Die Free - A Heroic Family Tale by Cheryl Wills
Click for more detail about I See The Promised Land: A Life Of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Arthur R. Flowers
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Click for more detail about She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story by Audrey Vernick
Click for more detail about Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud, A Memoir by Cornel West
Click for more detail about Damn Near White: An African American Family’s Rise From Slavery To Bittersweet Success by Carolyn Marie Wilkins
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Click for more detail about Is It Just Me?: Or Is It Nuts Out There? by Whoopi Goldberg
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Click for more detail about Hazel Scott: The Pioneering Journey of a Jazz Pianist, from Cafe Society to Hollywood to HUAC by Karen Chilton
Click for more detail about John Oliver Killens: A Life Of Black Literary Activism by Keith Gilyard
Click for more detail about Losing My Cool: How A Father’s Love And 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture by Thomas Chatterton Williams
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Click for more detail about A Game Of Character: A Family Journey From Chicago’s Southside To The Ivy League And Beyond by Craig Malcolm Robinson
Click for more detail about Killing Willis: From Diff’rent Strokes To The Mean Streets To The Life I Always Wanted by Todd Bridges
Click for more detail about Unbought and Unbossed: Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition by Shirley Chisholm
Click for more detail about The Undiscovered Paul Robeson: Quest for Freedom, 1939 - 1976 by Paul Robeson Jr.
Click for more detail about The Black Girl Next Door: A Memoir (Touchstone Books (Paperback)) by Jennifer Baszile
Click for more detail about Maulana Karenga: An Intellectual Portrait by Molefi Kete Asante
Click for more detail about W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about Am I Not A Man? The Dred Scott Story by Mark L. Shurtleff
Click for more detail about Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou
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Click for more detail about Red Seas: Ferdinand Smith and Radical Black Sailors in the United States and Jamaica by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about The Color of Fascism: Lawrence Dennis, Racial Passing, and the Rise of Right-Wing Extremism in the United States by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers by Joanne V. Gabbin
Click for more detail about Hiding in Hip Hop: On the Down Low in the Entertainment Industry--From Music to Hollywood by Terrance Dean
Click for more detail about The House at the End of the Road: The Story of Three Generations of an Interracial Family in the American South by W. Ralph Eubanks
Click for more detail about From Harvey River: A Memoir Of My Mother And Her Island by Lorna Goodison
Click for more detail about Gather Together In My Name by Maya Angelou
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Click for more detail about Black Maverick: T. R. M. Howard’s Fight for Civil Rights and Economic Power by David T. Beito and Linda Royster Beito
Click for more detail about The 5th Inning by E. Ethelbert Miller
Click for more detail about Raising Kanye: Life Lessons from the Mother of a Hip-Hop Superstar by Donda West and Karen Hunter
Click for more detail about Triangular Road: A Memoir by Paule Marshall
Click for more detail about Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching by Paula J. Giddings
Click for more detail about Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale Of Love And Deception Across The Color Line by Martha A. Sandweiss
Click for more detail about Negro With A Hat: The Rise And Fall Of Marcus Garvey by Colin Grant
Click for more detail about Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting by Terrie Williams
Click for more detail about Sweet Summer: Growing Up With and Without My Dad by Bebe Moore Campbell
Click for more detail about Mr. and Mrs. Prince: How an Extraordinary Eighteenth-Century Family Moved Out of Slavery and into Legend by Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina
Click for more detail about The Thin Black Line: True Stories by Black Law Enforcement Officers Policing America’s Meanest Streets by Hugh Holton
Click for more detail about Baldwin's Harlem: A Biography of James Baldwin by Herb Boyd
Click for more detail about Alain L. Locke: The Biography Of A Philosopher by Leonard Harris and Charles Molesworth
Click for more detail about Michelle Obama: First Lady Of Hope by Elizabeth Lightfoot
Click for more detail about The American Journey of Barack Obama by The Editors of Life Magazine
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Click for more detail about That Mean Old Yesterday: A Memoir by Stacey Patton
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Click for more detail about Incognegro: A Memoir Of Exile And Apartheid by Frank B. Wilderson III
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Click for more detail about Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution (Gender and American Culture) by Lois Brown
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Click for more detail about Silent Gesture: The Autobiography of Tommie Smith (Sporting) by Tommie Smith, Delois Smith, and David Steele
Click for more detail about Hiding In Hip Hop: On The Down Low In The Entertainment Industry--From Music To Hollywood by Terrance Dean
Click for more detail about The Women Who Raised Me: A Memoir by Victoria Rowell
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Click for more detail about A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited About Obama And Why He Can’t Win by Shelby Steele
Click for more detail about Jimi Hendrix: An Illustrated Experience by Janie Hendrix and John McDermott
Click for more detail about Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes by Maya Angelou
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Click for more detail about Conversations with Leon Forrest (Literary Conversations) by Leon Forrest
Click for more detail about Will You Die with Me?: My Life and the Black Panther Party by Flores Forbes
Click for more detail about Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, & Priorities of a Winning Life by Tony Dungy
Click for more detail about The Senator and the Socialite: The True Story of America’s First Black Dynasty by Lawrence Otis Graham
Click for more detail about An Illuminated Life: Bella da Costa Greene’s Journey from Prejudice to Privilege by Heidi Ardizzone
Click for more detail about Brown Sugar: Over 100 Years of America’s Black Female Superstars (New and Updated Edition) by Donald Bogle
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Click for more detail about Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas by Kevin Merida and Michael Fletcher
Click for more detail about Ralph Ellison: A Biography by Arnold Rampersad
Click for more detail about Jewels: 50 Phenomenal Black Women Over 50 by Connie Briscoe and Michael Cunningham
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Click for more detail about The Mee Street Chronicles: Straight Up Stories Of A Black Woman’s Life by Frankie Lennon
Click for more detail about Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man by Vincent Carretta
Click for more detail about Wellington Webb: The Man, The Mayor, And The Making Of Modern Denver by Wellington Webb
Click for more detail about On The Shoulders Of Giants: My Journey Through The Harlem Renaissance by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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Click for more detail about My Confederate Kinfolk: A Twenty-First Century Freedwoman Discovers Her Roots by Thulani Davis
Click for more detail about If I Stop, I’ll Die: The Comedy and Tragedy of Richard Pryor by John A. Williams
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Click for more detail about My Face Is Black Is True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations by Mary Frances Berry
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Click for more detail about Why Do Black People Love Fried Chicken? And Other Questions You’ve Wondered But Didn’t Dare Ask by Nashieqa Washington
Click for more detail about Secret Daughter: A Mixed-Race Daughter and the Mother Who Gave Her Away by June Cross
Click for more detail about Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations (Routledge Classics) (Volume 83) by bell hooks
Click for more detail about Stirring Up the African American Spirit by Ida Green
Click for more detail about If the Creek Don’t Rise: My Life Out West with the Last Black Widow of the Civil War by Rita Williams-Garcia
Click for more detail about Color Him Father: Stories of Love and Rediscovery of Black Men by Stephana I. Colbert and Valerie I. Harrison
Click for more detail about A Far Cry From Plymouth Rock: A Personal Narrative by Kwame Dawes
Click for more detail about African Americans in the Furniture City: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Grand Rapids by Randal Maurice Jelks
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Click for more detail about Life Is Not a Fairy Tale by Fantasia
Click for more detail about In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old South (New Narratives in American History) by John Hope Franklin
Click for more detail about Behind the Scenes: or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley
Click for more detail about Bessie: Revised and Expanded Edition by Chris Albertson
Click for more detail about Finding Martha’s Vineyard: African Americans at Home on an Island by Jill Nelson
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Click for more detail about We Flew Over The Bridge: The Memoirs Of Faith Ringgold by Faith Ringgold
Click for more detail about Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (Gender and American Culture) by Barbara Ransby
Click for more detail about Brothers and Keepers: A Memoir by John Edgar Wideman
Click for more detail about Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines
Click for more detail about Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power by Timothy B. Tyson
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Click for more detail about America Behind The Color Line: Dialogues with African Americans by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Click for more detail about Dark Designs and Visual Culture by Michele Wallace
Click for more detail about Speak, So You Can Speak Again: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Lucy Hurston
Click for more detail about Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Born to Win: The Authorized Biography of Althea Gibson by Frances Clayton Gray and Yanick Rice Lamb
Click for more detail about Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama
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Click for more detail about Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics by Donna L. Brazile
Click for more detail about Quitting America: The Departure of a Black Man from His Native Land by Randall Robinson
Click for more detail about The Book of African-American Women: 150 Crusaders, Creators, and Uplifters by Tonya Bolden
Click for more detail about Freedom in the Family: A Mother-Daughter Memoir of the Fight for Civil Rights by Tananarive Due
Click for more detail about Zora Neale Hurston: A Life In Letters by Carla Kaplan
Click for more detail about Charles S. Johnson: Leadership Beyond the Veil in the Age of Jim Crow by Patrick J. Gilpin, Marybeth Gasman, and David Levering Lewis
Click for more detail about Chaka! Through the Fire by Chaka Khan and Tonya Bolden
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