WEDDING READINGS edited
by Tamara Nikuradse. Prayers, poems, biblical
verse, and proverbs from Africa.
E185.86 .A33445 1998
PEAS FOR THE SOUL: Tales to Strengthen the African
American Spirit and En-courage the Heart
by Donna Marie Williams.
E185.86 .W487 1997
UP AND DOWN: Jazz in Our Time
by Tom Piazza. Is jazz dead? Two opposing
ML3507 .P5 1997
TIME I FEEL THE SPIRIT: 101 Best-Loved Psalms,
Gospel Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the
by Gwendolin Sims Warren.
M1670 .W37 1997x
GHOSTS OF MEDGAR EVERS: A Tale of Race, Murder,
Mississippi, and Hollywood
by Willie Morris. "How the trial of Medgar
Everss killer became a Hollywood film."
PN1997.G447 M67 1998
DOWN, MOSES: A Celebration of the African-American
by Richard Newman. Includes lyrics to 200 and music
to the 25 most popular songs of faith, freedom,
hope, and the spirit.
ML54.6.N495 G6 1998
The Vision of Morgan and Marvin Smith
by Morgan Smith. Black and white photos of
the famous and not-so-famous of the 1930s and
F128.H3 S65 1997 Folio
HUSH! An Anthology of African American Womens
edited by Daryl Cumber Dance. Excerpts from
the works of more than 100 women, including Dorothy
West, Sojourner Truth, and Maya Angelou.
PN6231.N5 H66 1998
BEING MORE AFRAID OF FREEDOM THAN SLAVERY: Poems
by Pamela Sneed, a Boston native.
PS3569.N34 I38 1998
IN BLACK AND WHITE: Race, Culture, and Identity in
the Jazz Community
by Charley Gerard. "Do only those that lived the
blues have the right to play the blues?"
ML3508 .G47 1998
KNOCK AT MIDNIGHT: Inspiration from the
Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
edited by Clayborne Carson & Peter Holloran.
Eleven sermons introduced by ministers and
theologians, including Desmond Tutu and Billy
BV4241.5 .K56 1998
THE SINGING COMING OFF THE DRUMS: Love Poems
by Sonia Sanchez. Includes tributes to Tupac
and Ella Fitzgerald.
PS3569.A468 L5 1998
WINFREY SPEAKS: Insight from the Worlds Most
by Janet Lowe. She speaks on everything from role
models and romance to her own worst mistakes.
PN1992.4.W56 A3 1998
by Ruth Forman. The second book of poems from
the award-winning author of We Are the Young
PS3556.O7334 R46 1997
African American Expressive Culture from Its
Beginnings to the Zoot Suit
by Shane White. "How African Americans have
clothed themselves, styled their hair, and
communicated meaning through gesture, dance, and
other forms of bodily display."
E185.86 .W4388 1998
by Yusef Komunyakaa. Poetry from the Pulitzer
PS3561.O455 T45 1998
selected list was compiled by: Kendall
Brothers, General Library, Teen Services;
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; Jacquelyn Hogan, Chairperson,
Grove Hall Branch Libraries. Boston Public