AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE COOKBOOK: TRADITIONAL
RECIPES AND FOND REMEMBRANCES FROM ALABAMA'S
RENOWNED TUSKEGEE INSTITUTE by Carolyn
BLACK: HOME TRAINING FOR MODERN TIMES by Karen
Grigsby Bates and Karen Elyse
An African-American etiquette book for the
TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN COOKBOOK by Dorinda
Colorful photographs plus introductory tidbits
about each recipe and each island.
REED: BLACK IN AMERICA by Eli Reed.
A study in photographic contrasts from the ordinary
to the famous.
by Amiri Baraka.
Tributes to famous and not so famous people who
"represent a developed and advanced way of living
in the world."
THE STARS LOOK LONESOME by Maya
Reflections on topics from Africa to
FORWARD: YOUNG AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN IN A CRITICAL
AGE by Julian C.R. Okwu.
Photographic profiles of brothers who are positive
forces in their communities.
PRIDE: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO TRACING
AFRICAN-AMERICAN GENEALOGY by Donna
Lists resources unique to
SONGS: TESTIMONIES BY AFRICAN-AMERICAN SONS AND
DAUGHTERS ed. by Gloria Wade-Gayles.
Complex relationships between fathers and their
POEMS by Nikki Giovanni.
Romantic and erotic poetry. Dedicated to
LITTLE BABY: THE BLACK WOMAN'S GUIDE TO PREGNANCY,
CHILDBIRTH, AND BABY'S FIRST YEAR by
Dennis Brown, M.D. and Pamela
Also African, Caribbean, and African-American
CHRISTMAS, BABY: A CHRISTMAS AND KWANZAA TREASURY
ed. by Paul L. Woods and Felix H.
Poetry, art, recipes, and remembrances.
MUSIC OF BLACK AMERICANS: A HISTORY. 3rd edition by
From the legacy of Africa to today's gospel, blues,
jazz, and rap.
NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE ed.
by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Nellie
A comprehensive sampling from slavery to the
IN BLACK: ART OF THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE by
Richard J. Powell.
GUIDE TO LIFE (BECAUSE I KNOW EVERYTHING) by
Sinbad with David Ritz.
From money to dating to kids to underwear, teh
comedian's point of view.
LIFE IN HARLEM by Eddy Harris.
"Here they and we and I could live completely
within ourselves, in a world all black, all our
own, and of our own making." A memoir.
IN THE RAW: YOUNG BLACK GIRLS IN AMERICA ed by
What's it like to be a black teenager in America
today? From Mattapan and Roxbury to Seattle
and San Francisco.
list is dedicated to the memory of KAREN L.
WILLIAMS. A frequent contributor to Black
selected list was compiled by: Moonyean
Carlton, General Library, Adult Reader and
Information Services; Marylou Coveney, Dudley
Branch; Janice Knight, Mattapan Branch; Amy Manson, Jamaica Plain Branch;
Sarah Markell, Charlestown Branch; Marilyn
Poindexter, General Library, Teen Services;
Jacquelyn Hogan, Chairperson, Grove Hall/Egleston
Square Branch Libraries. Boston Public