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Click for more detail about Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo
Click for more detail about Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots by Morgan Jerkins
Click for more detail about Crusade for Justice: The Autobiography Of Ida B. Wells by Ida B. Wells
Click for more detail about The Last Negroes at Harvard: The Class of 1963 and the 18 Young Men Who Changed Harvard Forever by Kent Garrett and Jeanne Ellsworth
Click for more detail about Race Man: Selected Works, 1960-2015 by Julian Bond
Click for more detail about Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America by Marcia Chatelain
Click for more detail about Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America by Candacy Taylor
Click for more detail about W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life in American History by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about In the Country of Women: A Memoir by Susan Straight
Click for more detail about Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist’s Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America by Dorothy Butler Gilliam
Click for more detail about Victory City: A History of New York and New Yorkers during World War II by John Strausbaugh
Click for more detail about Impeachment: An American History by Jon Meacham
Click for more detail about Run by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Click for more detail about Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago’s South Side by Eve L. Ewing
Click for more detail about Arthur Ashe: A Life by Raymond Arsenault
Click for more detail about Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism by James W. Loewen
Click for more detail about Memphis 68: The Tragedy of Southern Soul by Stuart Cosgrove
Click for more detail about Heroine of the Harlem Renaissance and Beyond: Gwendolyn Bennett’s Selected Writings by Belinda Wheeler and Louis J. Parascandola
Click for more detail about Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement by Janet Dewart Bell
Click for more detail about The Colored Waiting Room: Empowering the Original and the New Civil Rights Movement by Kevin Shird
Click for more detail about May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem by Imani Perry
Click for more detail about Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance by Mark Whitaker
Click for more detail about The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke by Jeffrey C. Stewart
Click for more detail about The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor
Click for more detail about Hidden Figures Illustrated  The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
Click for more detail about Louise Thompson Patterson: A Life of Struggle for Justice by Keith Gilyard
Click for more detail about Across That Bridge by John Lewis
Click for more detail about Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women by Brittney Cooper
Click for more detail about Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?: Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era by Shannon King
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 Eye On the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press by James Mcgrath Morris
Click for more detail about The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson
Click for more detail about The Birth of a Movement: How Birth of a Nation Ignited the Battle for Civil Rights by Dick Lehr
Click for more detail about The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender, and the Black Panther Party in Oakland by Robyn C. Spencer
Click for more detail about Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party by Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr.
Click for more detail about Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul by Stuart Cosgrove
Click for more detail about The Black Panthers: Portraits from an Unfinished Revolution by Bryan Shih and Yohuru Williams
Click for more detail about Black Power 50 by Sylviane A. Diouf and Komozi Woodward
Click for more detail about Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
Click for more detail about The Fluid Boundaries of Suffrage and Jim Crow: Staking Claims in the American Heartland by Damaris B. Hill
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 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 The Radical King (King Legacy) by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Click for more detail about The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s by Mary Helen Washington
Click for more detail about This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible by Charles E. Cobb, Jr.
Click for more detail about Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush by Jon Meacham
Click for more detail about Alex Haley: And The Books That Changed A Nation by Robert J. Norrell
Click for more detail about Negroland: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson
Click for more detail about Civil Rights and the Promise of Equality (Double Exposure) by National Museum of African American History & Culture
Click for more detail about Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920 by Kevin McGruder
Click for more detail about Spectacle: The Astonishing Life Of Ota Benga by Pamela Newkirk
Click for more detail about Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn And Made America A Democracy by Bruce Watson
Click for more detail about Jimmie Lee & James: Two Lives, Two Deaths, and the Movement that Changed America by Steve Fiffer and Adar Cohen
Click for more detail about South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration by Marcia Chatelain
Click for more detail about Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean by James Davis
Click for more detail about F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover’s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature by William J. Maxwell
Click for more detail about 1919, The Year of Racial Violence by David F. Krugler
Click for more detail about The Loneliness Of The Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics And The Pursuit Of Power (Politics And Society In Twentieth-Century America) by Leah Wright Rigueur
Click for more detail about Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941-1960 by Carol Anderson
Click for more detail about Garvey and Garveyism by Amy Jacques Garvey
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
Click for more detail about Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian by Ethelene Whitmire
Click for more detail about The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act by Clay Risen
Click for more detail about Stokely: A Life by Peniel E. Joseph
Click for more detail about Meet Me at the Theresa: The Story of Harlem’s Most Famous Hotel by Sondra Kathryn Wilson
Click for more detail about Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Racial Politics in a Global Era (Transgressing Boundaries: Studies in Black Politics and Black Communities) by Saladin Ambar
Click for more detail about Postwar America: 1945-1971 by Howard Zinn
Click for more detail about SNCC: The New Abolitionists by Howard Zinn
Click for more detail about Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
Click for more detail about The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’S Dream
 by Gary Younge
Click for more detail about Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 by Juan Williams
Click for more detail about The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights by William P. Jones
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 This Is The Day: The March On Washington by Leonard Freed and Michael Eric Dyson
Click for more detail about How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Click for more detail about Howard Zinn Speaks: Collected Speeches 1963-2009 by Howard Zinn
Click for more detail about And Bid Him Sing: A Biography Of Countee Cullen by Charles Molesworth
Click for more detail about The Almighty Black P Stone Nation: The Rise, Fall, and Resurgence of an American Gang by Natalie Y. Moore and Lance Williams
Click for more detail about The Works Of Alain Locke by Charles Molesworth
Click for more detail about The Black Chicago Renaissance (New Black Studies Series) by Darlene Clark Hine and John McCluskey Jr.
Click for more detail about The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965-1972 by Ibram X. Kendi
Click for more detail about Carl Van Vechten And The Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait In Black And White by Emily Bernard
Click for more detail about “All Labor Has Dignity” by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Click for more detail about The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration  by Isabel Wilkerson
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Click for more detail about Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America by Cameron McWhirter
Click for more detail about Nobody Turn Me Around: A People’s History of the 1963 March on Washington by Charles Euchner
Click for more detail about The Photographs of Jack Delano: The Library of Congress by Esmeralda Santiago
Click for more detail about Seeing through Race: A Reinterpretation of Civil Rights Photography by Martin A. Berger
Click for more detail about Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement by Tomiko Brown-Nagin
Click for more detail about The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader: The Great Truth about the Lost Cause by James W. Loewen
Click for more detail about Say It Loud: Great Speeches On Civil Rights And African American Identity by Catherine Ellis and Stephen Drury Smith
Click for more detail about Root and Branch: Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and the Struggle to End Segregation by Rawn James  Jr.
Click for more detail about Black Music by Amiri Baraka
Click for more detail about Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos Or Community? (King Legacy) by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Click for more detail about Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story (King Legacy) by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Click for more detail about The End of Empires: African Americans and India 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 Remembering Scottsboro: The Legacy of an Infamous Trial by James A. Miller
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 Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, And The Exploitation Of Black Urban America by Beryl Satter
Click for more detail about Negro With A Hat: The Rise And Fall Of Marcus Garvey by Colin Grant
Click for more detail about Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon
Click for more detail about Alain L. Locke: The Biography Of A Philosopher by Leonard Harris and Charles Molesworth
Click for more detail about April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Death And How It Changed America by Michael Eric Dyson
Click for more detail about Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America, 1900-1968 by Allon Schoener
Click for more detail about White Flight: Atlanta And The Making Of Modern Conservatism (Politics And Society In Twentieth-Century America) by Kevin M. Kruse
Click for more detail about Cold War in a Hot Zone: The United States Confronts Labor and Independence Struggles in the British West Indies by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about The White Pacific: U.S. Imperialism and Black Slavery in the South Seas After the Civil War by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about Harlem Renaissance by Nathan Huggins
Click for more detail about On The Shoulders Of Giants: My Journey Through The Harlem Renaissance by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Click for more detail about Not in My Family: AIDS in the African-American Community by Gil Robertson
Click for more detail about United States v. George W. Bush et al. by Elizabeth De La Vega
Click for more detail about Chocolate Thoughts: Short Stories, Essays and Poetry from the Hearts and Minds of Real Black Men by S. James Guitard
Click for more detail about The Black Power Movement: Rethinking The Civil Rights-Black Power Era by Peniel E. Joseph
Click for more detail about Sundown Towns by James W. Loewen
Click for more detail about What’s My Name, Fool? Sports and Resistance in the United States by Dave Zirin
Click for more detail about The Neoconservative Revolution: Jewish Intellectuals and the Shaping of Public Policy by Murray Friedman
Click for more detail about Buried by the Times: The Holocaust and America’s Most Important Newspaper by Laurel Leff
Click for more detail about Fighting for Us by Scot Brown
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 Black and Brown: African Americans and the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920 (American History and Culture) by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power by Timothy B. Tyson
Click for more detail about Africana: Civil Rights: An A-to-Z Reference of the Movement that Changed America by Kwame Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Click for more detail about Hollywood Fantasies of Miscegenation: Spectacular Narratives of Gender and Race by Susan Courtney
Click for more detail about Manning the Race: Reforming Black Men in the Jim Crow Era by Marlon B. Ross
Click for more detail about Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story by Timothy B. Tyson
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 Like A Mighty Stream by Patrik Henry Bass
Click for more detail about Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship by Jon Meacham
Click for more detail about This Is Where I Came In: Black America in the 1960s by Gerald L. Early
Click for more detail about Riot and Remembrance: The Tulsa Race War and Its Legacy by James S. Hirsch
Click for more detail about I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Click for more detail about A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Click for more detail about Eyes off the Prize: The United Nations and the African American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944-1955 by Carol Anderson
Click for more detail about The Cruel Years: American Voices at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century by William L. Katz
Click for more detail about The Twentieth Century: A People’s History by Howard Zinn
Click for more detail about Voices in Our Blood: America’s Best on the Civil Rights Movement (Rh Trade Pbk) by Jon Meacham
Click for more detail about Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America by Laura Wexler
Click for more detail about Reporting Civil Rights, Part One: American Journalism 1941-1963 by David Garrow, Clayborne Carson, Bill Kovach, and Carol Polsgrove (editors)
Click for more detail about 12 Million Black Voices by Richard Wright
Click for more detail about You Can’t Be Neutral On A Moving Train: A Personal History Of Our Times by Howard Zinn
Click for more detail about Bill Clinton and Black America by Dewayne Wickham
Click for more detail about Patterns of Negro Segregation by Charles S. Johnson
Click for more detail about From the Barrel of a Gun: The United States and the War against Zimbabwe, 1965-1980 by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about Lo Que El Pueblo Me Dice: Cronicas De LA Colonia Puertorriquena En Nueva York  (Spanish Edition) by Jesus Colon
Click for more detail about W.E.B. Du Bois: An Encyclopedia by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about Renaissance in Harlem by Lionel C. Bascom
Click for more detail about Lay This Body Down: The 1921 Murders of Eleven Plantation Slaves by Gregory A. Freeman
Click for more detail about In Search of Democracy: The NAACP Writings of James Weldon Johnson, Walter White, and Roy Wilkins (1920-1977) by Sondra Kathryn Wilson
Click for more detail about Always In Pursuit: Fresh American Perspectives by Stanley Crouch
Click for more detail about Freedom Days: 365 Inspired Moments in Civil Rights History (Revised) by Janus Adams
Click for more detail about Weary Feet, Rested Souls: A Guided History of the Civil Rights Movement by Townsend Davis
Click for more detail about Fire This Time: The Watts Uprising And The 1960s by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about War Against the Panthers: A Study of Repression in America by Huey P. Newton
Click for more detail about The Civil Rights Movement: A Photographic History, 1954-68 by Steven Kasher
Click for more detail about Go And Tell Pharaoh by Al Sharpton
Click for more detail about Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919 by Nell Irvin Painter
Click for more detail about Compassion Versus Guilt and Other Essays by Thomas Sowell