At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America
by Philip Dray.
Mob violence against blacks, from the public punishments of whipping
and tar-and-feathering in slave days to execution and mutilation
by vigilantes, followed the Reconstruction.
HV6464 .D73 2002
American Nightmare: The History of Jim Crow
by Jerrold M. Packard.
A code of laws and etiquette was established to segregate blacks
E185.61 .P19 2002
Better Day Coming: Blacks and Equality, 1890-2000
by Adam Fairclough.
The people and events behind the U.S. Civil Rights movement, from
Ida B. Wells' anti-lynching campaign to the effects of Martin Luther
E185.61 .F167 2001
Black Baseball's National Showcase: The East-West All-Star
by Larry Lester.
News stories, photographs and statistics from the annual game that
featured the star players of the Negro Leagues.
GV878.2 .L47 2001
The Cold War and the Color Line: American Race Relations
in the Global Arena
by Thomas Borstelmann.
U.S. foreign policy of the past 50 years influenced the Civil Rights
The Fugitive's Gibraltar: Escaping Slaves and Abolitionism
in New Bedford, Massachusetts
by Kathryn Grover.
The whaling port became a refuge for runaway slaves.
F74 .N5 G84 2001
Jefferson's Pillow: The Founding Fathers and the Dilemma
of Black Patriotism
by Roger Wilkins.
How a contemporary African American can feel allegiance to slave-owning
*Lift Up Thy Voice: The Grimke Family's Journey from Slaveholders
to Civil Rights Leaders
by Mark Perry.
Two daughters in a slave-owning family embraced the abolitionist
cause. Their work was carried on into the twentieth century by two
offspring of their brother and his slave.
E185.98 .A1 P47 2001
*The Other Boston Busing Story: What's Won and Lost Across
the Boundary Line
by Susan E. Eaton.
Sixty-five alumni remember METCO, a voluntary program that has been
busing black inner-city children to white suburban schools since
LC214.523 .B67 E38 2001
Passed On: African American Mourning Stories
by Karla FC Holloway.
Death, dying, and funerals in twentieth-century African America.
GT3203 .H65 2002
Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory
by David W. Blight.
White America's reconciliation after the Civil War resulted in the
loss of the country's emancipationist vision and in racial segregation.
E468.9 .B58 2001
Riot and Remembrance: The Tulsa Race War and Its Legacy
by James S. Hirsch.
The black neighborhood of Greenwood was burned down and looted in
the 1921 riot, leaving as many as 300 residents dead and the survivors
in detention camps.
F704 .T92 .R56 2002
Running on Race: Racial Politics in Presidential Campaigns,
by Jeremy D. Mayer.
E839.5 .M39 2002
Season of the 76ers: The Story of Wilt Chamberlain and the
1967 NBA Champion Philadelphia 76ers
by Wayne Lynch.
A near play-by-play account of the nail-biting season when the Sixers
finally ended the Boston Celtics' eight-year winning streak.
GV885.52 .P45 L96
The Showman and the Slave: Race, Death, and Memory in Barnum's
by Benjamin Reiss.
P.T. Barnum entered show business when he acquired and exhibited
the slave Joice Heth, who he claimed was 161 years old and had been
George Washington's nurse. He later sold tickets to her autopsy.
"We Return Fighting": The Civil Rights Movement
in the Jazz Age
by Mark Robert Schneider.
The battles fought by the NAACP during the two decades following
World War I.
E185.61 .S355 2002