Friday, February 01, 2008

Black History Month Bibliography 2008

Today begins Black History Month. For the fourth year, Carmichael Library brings you this bibliography, which is only a sample of the available resources 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. Browsing books are located on the Main Floor. All other items can be found on the Second Floor in the Circulating 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 2004

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

Dickson, Sandra. Negroes with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power. South Burlington, Vt.: California Newsreel, 2005. DVD E185.615 .N36 2005

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

Fallin, Wilson, Jr. Uplifting the People: Three Centuries of Black Baptists in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2007. Browsing BX6444.A6 F35 2007

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

George, Terry. Hotel Rwanda. N.p.: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, 2005. DVD PN1995 Hotelrw 2005

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

Hine, Darlene Clark. Black Women in America. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. Ref. E185.86 .B542 2005

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

Lee, Spike. 4 Little Girls. New York : HBO Home Video, 2000. DVD F334.B69 A24 2000

Lee, Spike. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts. N.p.: HBO Video, 2006. DVD HV636 .L8 W496 2006

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

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

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

Nelson, Stanley. The Murder of Emmett Till. Alexandria, Va.: PBS Home Video, 2003. DVD F350 .N4 M87 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. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. New York: Crown Publishers, 2006. Browsing E901.1.O23 A3 2006

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

Palmer, Colin A., ed. Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas. Detroit: Macmillan, 2006. Ref. E185 .E54 2006

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

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

Schaap, Jeremy. Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007. GV697.O9 S33 2007

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 with assistance from Patsy Sears 2-08

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