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African-American History Month: Home

Celebrating African American History Month

Quotes

Kobe Bryant quote
Maya Angelou's quote
Malcolm X's quote
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s quote
Shirley Chisholm's quote
Morgan Freeman's quote
Rosa Parks' quote
Angela Davis' quote
Muhammad Ali's quote
Barack Obama's quote
Serena Williams' quote
James Baldwin's quote
Michelle Obama's quote
Bell Hooks' quote
Roxane Gay's quote
Alice Walker's quote

History & Literature Library Collection

Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present
James Baldwin: a biography
Chasing Light: Michelle Obama through the lens of a White House photographer
Obama: an Intimate Portrait
Like Vanessa
Alice Walker
Alice Walker Banned
Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth
Toni Morrison, Beloved
Toni Morrison
American Smooth
Mother Love
On the Bus with Rosa Parks
A Lesson Before Dying
Of Love and Dust
Native Sons
I Am Not Your Negro
My Soul Has Grown Deep: Classics of Early African-American Literature
Native Son
Richard Wright: The Life and Times
Go Gator and Muddy the Water
Fledgling
Wild Seed
Lilith's Brood
Kindred
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou
Fortunate Son
Life Doesn't Frighten Me
Bad Boy Brawly Brown
Complete Poems of Frances E. W. Harper
Iola Leroy, or, Shadows Uplifted
The Salt Eaters
Gorilla, My Love
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral
Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Letters
Zora Neale Hurston: Collected Plays
Frederick Douglass: Selected Speeches and Writings
Black Boy (American Hunger)
Langston Hughes: A Biography
The collected works of Langston Hughes
The Political Plays of Langston Hughes
Dark Princess
Dark Princess
Invisible Man
Flying Home and other stories
Juneteenth
My Soul's High Song
Tales of the Out and the Gone
Up from Slavery
In Montgomery
The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde
A Burst of Light
A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter
Piecing Me Together
Dear Martin: a novel
The Hate U Give
American Street
Flyy Girl: An Urban Classic Novel
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
Don't Call Us Dead: Poems
72 Hour Hold: A Novel
The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the speech that inspired a nation
Obama: The Historic Journey
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Harriet Tubman: the road to freedom
Unforgivable Blackness: the rise and fall of Jack Johnson
Muhammad Ali: The Making of an Icon
Rosa Parks
To the Mountaintop: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Sacred Mission to Save America 1955 - 1968
March: Book One
March: Book Two
April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death and How It Changed America
The Morning Breaks
The Meaning of Freedom: and other difficult dialogues
Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
Assata: an autobiography
Remaking Black Power: how black women transformed an era
The Blood of Emmett Till
Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century
What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
The Voting Rights War: the NAACP and the ongoing struggle for justice
Knocking on labor's door : union organizing in the 1970s and the roots of a new economic divide
The Revolution Has Come: Black power, gender, and the Black Panther Party in Oakland
Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.
A More Beautiful and Terrible History
Black Picket Fences
Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America's Campuses
The Ground Has Shifted: the future of the Black church in post-racial America
South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s
Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic
Odes to Blackness: Gender Representation in the Art of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Kara Walker
Your Black Friend and Other Strangers
Reimagining Equality : stories of gender, race, and finding home
Life in Motion: an unlikely ballerina
Serena Williams: the Inspiring Story of One of Tennis' Greatest Legends
In the spirit of Ronald E. McNair, astronaut : an American hero
Find Where the Wind Goes: moments from my life
Death by Black Hole: and other cosmic quandaries
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Madame C. J. Walker
Fannie Lou Hamer
Althea Gibson
Jimi Hendrix
Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
Astronaut Mae Jemison
Mae Among the Stars
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you
We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song
When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop
We March
The Boy Who Became King : LeBron James
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes
Firebird
Electric Arches
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Look What Brown Can Do!
I Am Enough
Can I Touch Your Hair?
I Am Mixed
So You Want to Talk about Race

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