IN AMERICA: Americas Journey through Slavery
by Charles Johnson. A companion to the PBS
E441 .J65 1998
by Manning Marable. From Booker T.
Washington and W.E.B. DuBois to Harold Washington
and Louis Farrakhan. Conclusion: more grass roots
empowerment and less charisma are needed. E185.615
MOVEMENTS IN AMERICA
by Cedric J. Robinson. About "the largely
unknown history of mass Black political
E185.86 .R68 1997
PIONEERS: Images of the Black Experience on the
North American Frontier
by John W. Ravage. More than 200 portraits
E185.925 .R38 1997
VALOR: Buffalo Soldiers and the Medal of Honor,
by Frank N. Schubert. Biographies of the
decorated soldiers and the military unit histories
of their campaigns.
E185.925 .S43 1997
by David Halberstam. This history of the
Civil Rights Movement focuses on a young group of
future civil rights leaders involved in
Nashvilles first sit-in.
E185.61 .H195 1998
LAST CRUSADE: Martin Luther King, Jr., the FBI, and
the Poor Peoples Campaign
by Gerald D. McKnight. Did the FBI do in
the Poor Peoples Campaign?
E185.97 .K5 M38 1998
PIONEERS OF BLACK RADIO
by Gilbert A. Williams. Interviews with
disk jockeys of the 1940s and 50s.
ML406 .W56 1998
WE FORGET: The Passage from Africa to Slavery and
by Velma Maia Thomas. "A three-dimensional
interactive book with photographs and documents
from the Black Holocaust Exhibit."
E441 .T49 1997
MEN OF WAR: Black Troops in the Civil War,
by Noah Andre Trudeau. A battle-by-battle
account related at the pace of a good combat
E540.N3 T78 1998
BLACK NATIONALISM: From Marcus Garvey to Louis
edited by William L. Van Deburg. Primary
documents, speeches, pamphlets and essays, among
them the SNCC position paper Black Power and
James Formans Black Manifesto.
E185.61 .M676 1997
MIND SET ON FREEDOM": A History of the Civil Rights
by John A. Salmond. A compact (163 pages),
detailed account that evokes the drama of the
E185.61 .S28 1997
OF FIRE: America in the King Years, 1963-65
by Taylor Branch. Second in a planned
trilogy that began with the Pulitzer Prize-winning
Parting the Waters.
E185.61 .B7915 1998
SHINING THREAD OF HOPE: The History of Black Women
by Darlene Clark Hine. From Civil War
spies to pioneers in the Civil Rights Movement.
E185.86 .H68 1998
SLAVE TRADE: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade:
by Hugh Thomas. "Who were the slavers, how
profitable was the business, why did many African
rulers and peoples collaborate?"
HT985 .T47 1997
TRIALS OF ANTHONY BURNS: Freedom and Slavery in
by Albert J. Von Frank. This fugitive
slave case intensified opposition to slavery in
Massachusetts and beyond.
E450 .B93 V66 1998
IN MIND: Black Southerners in the Age of Jim
by Leon F. Litwack. The full horror of
legalized segregation from the end of
Reconstruction to World War I.
E185.6 .L68 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