February is Black History Month! This annual celebration shines a light on achievements by African Americans and is a time to recognize their central role in U.S. history.
Our book display this month highlights some of the materials in our collection related to black history. Below is a list of the items included on this display. These materials can be checked out by members of our community so if you see something you are interested in, contact email@example.com.
Display and bibliography developed by Kelsey Schmidt and Steve Liska.
Black History Month Resources
A. Philip Randolph: A Biographical Portrait. Jervis Anderson. E185.97.R27 A62 1973
Against Racism: Unpublished Essays, Papers, Addresses, 1887-1961. W.E.B. Du Bois; edited by Herbert Aptheker. E185.97.D73 A25 1988
The Autobiography of Malcolm X. With the assistance of Alex Haley. BP223.Z8 L57 1992
Black Resistance, White Law: A History of Constitutional Racism in America. Mary Frances Berry. E185.61 .B45 1994
Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019. Ibram X. Kendi & Keisha N. Blain, editors. E185 .F68 2021
Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice. Raymond Arsenault. E185.61 .A67 2006
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. E185.86 .T39 2016
I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters. Introduced and edited by Michael G. Long; foreword by Julian Bond. E185.97.R93 A4 2012
Imprisoned Intellectuals: America’s Political Prisoners Write on Life, Liberation, and Rebellion. Joy James, editor. HV9468 .I46 2003
King, Malcolm, Baldwin: Three Interviews. Interviewed by Kenneth B. Clark. E185.61 .K56 1985
Malcolm X, Justice Seeker. James B. Gwynne, editor. E185 .M34 1993
Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement. Danny Lyon; foreword by Julian Bond. E185.615 .L96 1992
Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations. bell hooks. E185.86 .H737 1994
Quest for Equality: The Life and Writings of Mary Eliza Church Terrell, 1863-1954. Beverly Washington Jones. E185.97.T47 J65 1990
Sister Outsider. Audre Lorde; foreword by Mahogany L. Browne. PS3562.O75 S5 2020
Standing Fast: The Autobiography of Roy Wilkins. Roy Wilkins with Tom Mathews; introduction by Julian Bond. E185.97.W69 A37 1994
A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. James Melvin Washington, editor. E185.97.K5 A25 1991
We Were Eight Years In Power: An American Tragedy. Ta-Nehisi Coates. E185.615 .C633 2018
When Equality Ends: Stories About Race and Resistance. Richard Delgado. E185.615 .D453 1999
Women, Race & Class. Angela Y. Davis. E185.86 .D383 1983