Thursday, February 01, 2007

Black History Month Bibliography

Thursday begins Black History Month. What could be a better time to explore the many African-American history resources available at Carmichael Library? From recordings of some of the great speeches to comprehensive encyclopedias on major civil rights figures, your campus library is ready to help you with a research paper or to check out some of this living history on your own.

Below is but a sample of what Carmichael has available on the civil rights movement and modern African-American history. For more resources, use our Ask a Librarian link or check with us at the Ask Here desk.

Ref. indicates a non-circulating reference book. Video and DVD indicate video recordings. CD indicates an Audio CD or a CD-ROM. YP indicates an item in the Young People's collection.

Angelou, Maya. And Still I Rise. New York: Random House, 2001. CD PS3551 .N464 A8 2001

Bailey, Richard. They Too Call Alabama Home: African American Profiles, 1800-1999. Montgomery, Ala.: Pyramid, 1999. Ref. E185.96.B25 1999

Boyd, Herb. We Shall Overcome. Naperville, Ill.: Sourcebooks, 2004. Browsing E185.61 .B774 2001

Branch, Taylor. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989. E185.61 .B7914 1989

Branch, Taylor. Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998. E185.61 .B7915 1998

Branch, Taylor. At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2006. Browsing E185.61 .B67 2006

Burns, Ken. Jazz. N.p. : PBS DVD, 2000. DVD ML3506 .B87 2000 v.1-10

Burstein, Nanette. On The Ropes. N.p. : Fox Lorber Films, 2000. DVD GV1133 .O5 1999

Chappell, David L. A Stone of Hope: Prophetic Religion and the Death of Jim Crow. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2004. Browsing E185.61 .C5435 2004

Cosby, Camille O. and Renee Poussaint, eds. A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak. New York: Atria, 2004. Browsing E185.96 .W43 2004

Dyson, Michael Eric. Between God and Gangsta Rap: Bearing Witness to Black Culture. New York: Oxford UP, 1997. E185.86 .D94 1997

Dyson, Michael Eric. I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Touchstone, 2001. E185.97.K5 D97 2001b

Dyson, Michael Eric. Making Malcolm: The Myth and Meaning of Malcolm X. New York: Oxford UP, 1995. BP223.Z8 L573338 1995

Estell, Kenneth, ed. The African-American Almanac. Detroit: Gale, 1994. Ref. E185 .A2515 1994

Fallin, Wilson, Jr. The African American Church in Birmingham, Alabama, 1815-1963: A Shelter in the Storm. New York: Garland Pub., 1997. BR563.N4 F27 1997

Felix, Antonia. Condi: the Condoleezza Rice Story. New York: Newmarket Press, 2002. Browsing UA23.15 .F45 2002

Gast, Leon. When We Were Kings. N.p. : PolyGram Video, 1997. DVD GV1132 .W445 1997

Gates, Henry Louis. The African-American Century: How Black Americans Have Shaped Our Country. New York: Free Press, 2000. E185.96 .G38 2000

Gates, Henry Louis. The Future of the Race. New York: Knopf, 1996. E185.86 .G377 1996

Gates, Henry Louis. Wonders of the African World. N.p. : PBS Home Video, 1999. Video DT14 .G3852 1999 v.1-3

Gaillard, Frye. Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement that Changed America. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2004. E185.93 .A3 G35 2004

Hampton, Henry. Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years. N.p. : PBS Home Video, n.d. Video E185.61 E84 1995 v.1-7

Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks. The Harvard Guide to African-American History. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2001. Ref. E185.H326 2001

Horne, Gerald. W.E.B. Du Bois: An Encyclopedia. Westport: Greenwood, 2001. Ref. E185.97.D73 W164 2001

Marberry, Craig. The Spirit of Harlem: Portraits from America's Most Exciting Neighborhood. New York: Doubleday, 2003. Browsing F128.68 .H3 M29 2003

McWhorter, Diane. A Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to 1968. New York: Scholastic, 2004. Browsing E185.61 .M39 2004

McWhorter, Diane. Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama. The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Browsing F334.B69 N449 2001

Miles Electric: A Different Kind of Blue. N.p. : Eagle Eye Media, 2004 DVD ML419 .D39 M56 2004

Moore, Carroll. The Art of Romare Bearden. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 2003. DVD ND237 .B43 A4 2003

Naslund, Sena Jeter. Four Spirits: A Novel. New York: William Morrow, 2003. Browsing PS3564 .A827 F68 2003

Newman, Richard. Go Down Moses: A Celebration of the African-American Spiritual. New York: Clarkson Potter, 1998. ML54.6.N495 G6 1998

Norrell, Robert J. The House I Live in: Race in the American Century. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. E185.61 .N879 2005

Obama, Barack. Dreams From My Father. New York: Three Rivers, 2004. Browsing E185.97 .O23 A3 2004

Ogletree, Jr., Charles J. All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half Century of Brown v. Board of Education. New York: Norton, 2004. KF4757 .O35 2004

Packer, Z. Z. Drinking Coffee Elsewhere. New York: Riverhead, 2003. Browsing PS3616.A335 D75 2003

Pollard, Sam. The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 2002. Video E185.61 .R57 2002

Preminger, Otto. Carmen Jones. Beverly Hills, Calif.: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2001. DVD PN1995 Carme 2001

Reasoner, Harry. CBS Reports: The Other Face of Dixie. N.p. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2002. DVD LC212.522 .S6 C377 2003

Salzman, Jack. Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History. New York: Macmillan, 1996. Ref. E185.E54 1995 v.1-5

Sampson, Henry T. Blacks in Black and White: A Source Book on Black Films. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow, 1993. PN1995.9.N4 S2 1993

Shakur, Tupac. The Rose That Grew from Concrete. New York: Pocket, 1999. Browsing PS3569.H3234 R6 1999

Spielberg, Steven. Amistad. Universal City, CA: DreamWorks, 1999. DVD PN1995 Amist 1999

The Speeches Collection, Volume 1. New York: MPI Home Video, 2002. DVD PS668 .S644 2002

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa Report, Volume 1-5. New York: Macmillan/Grove, 1999. CD DT1945 .S56 1999

Washington, James Melvin, ed. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1986. E185.97.K5 A25 1986

West, Cornel. Race Matters. Boston: Beacon, 1993. E185.615 .W43 1993

X, Malcolm. The Autobiography of Malcolm X. New York: Ballantine, 1992. E185.97.L5 A3 1992

Compiled by Jason Cooper and Jared Mims 02-05, updated 2-07

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