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Black History: Guide

Celebrating Black History

Breathe: A Letter to My Sons
King Me
The Undefeated
So You Want to Talk about Race
I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness
Work It, Girl: Mae Jemison : Blast off Into Space Like
Kobe : Forever
The Legend of Kobe Bryant : Basketball's Modern Superstar
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
How to Be an Antiracist
Serena Williams: Tennis Champion, Sports Legend, and Cultural Heroine
Fannie Lou Hamer: The Life of a Civil Rights Icon
Sisters of the Yam
May We Forever Stand : A History of the Black National Anthem
Zora Neale Hurston: Collected Plays
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
The New Jim Crow
The Color Purple
The Souls of Black Folk
Resistance Reimagined: Black Women's Critical Thought As Survival
Dreaming Out Loud: African American Novelists at Work
Zora Neale Hurston
Phillis Wheatley: Biography of a Genius in Bondage
Frederick Douglass: Selected Speeches and Writings
The Collected Works of Ida B. Wells-Barnett : The Complete Works PergamonMedia
Gwendolyn Brooks
Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers
Privilege and Prejudice: The Life of a Black Pioneer
A Spectacular Leap: Black Women Athletes in Twentieth-Century America
Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner: Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line
Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi Hendrix
Tales of the Out and the Gone

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I am Chaffey Community Discussions: Dr. King's Dream and the Continuity of White SupremacyI am Chaffey Community Discussions: Dr. King's Dream and the Continuity of White Supremacy

February 10, 2021 from 12 pm to 1pm

Featuring Dr. Omar Dphrepaulezz, History Instructor

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I am Chaffey: Stepping Intentionally: A Journey from Poverty to my Dream CareerI am Chaffey: Stepping Intentionally: A Journey from Poverty to my Dream Career

February 22nd from 12 - 1:00pm

Featuring Hannah Lucas, Associate Professor of Psychology

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