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We were eight years in power : an American tragedy —Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.
Book
2017
12 available of 15 items

A portrait of the historic Barack Obama era features essays originally published in "The Atlantic," including "Fear of a Black President" and "The Case for Reparations," as well as new essays revisiting each year of the ...

Selma
DVD
2015
33 available of 38 items

Selma chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgome...

Selma
Blu-ray
2017
9 available of 11 items

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964.

The office of historical corrections : a novella and stories —Evans, Danielle, author.
Book
2020
0 available of 4 items

"The award-winning author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self brings her signature voice and insight to the subjects of race, grief, apology, and American history. Danielle Evans is widely acclaimed for her bliste...

Slavery by another name
DVD
2012
0 available of 1 items

Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of inv...

A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history —Theoharis, Jeanne, author.
Book
2018
4 available of 5 items

The civil rights movement has become national legend, lauded by presidents from Reagan to Obama to Trump, as proof of the power of American democracy. This fable, featuring dreamy heroes and accidental heroines, has shut...

Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow —Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., author.
Book
2019
3 available of 3 items

"A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that hav...

White rage : the unspoken truth of our racial divide —Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine), author.
Book
2016
0 available of 6 items

"As Ferguson, Missouri, erupted in August 2014, and media commentators across the ideological spectrum referred to the angry response of African Americans as 'black rage, ' historian Carol Anderson wrote an op-ed in the ...

Driving while black : African American travel and the road to civil rights —Sorin, Gretchen Sullivan, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 5 items

"How the automobile fundamentally changed African American life -- the true history beyond the Best Picture-winning movie. The ultimate symbol of independence and possibility, the automobile has shaped this country from ...

Eyes on the prize America's civil rights movement
DVD
2006
0 available of 1 items

Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

Girl in black and white : the story of Mary Mildred Williams and the abolition movement —Morgan-Owens, Jessie, author.
Book
2019
1 available of 1 items

"The riveting, little-known story of Mary Mildred Williams--a slave girl who looked 'white'--whose photograph transformed the abolitionist movement. When a decades-long court battle resulted in her family's freedom in 18...

The making of Asian America : a history —Lee, Erika, author.
Book
2015
1 available of 1 items

"The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group...

Stolen : five free boys kidnapped into slavery and their astonishing odyssey home —Bell, Richard, 1978- author.
Book
2019
3 available of 4 items

"A gripping and true story about five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South -- and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice, reminiscent of Twelve Years...

We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide —Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine), author.
Book
2018
2 available of 3 items

"When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response is a consistent racist backlash that rolls back those wins. We are not yet equal examines five o...

All the days past, all the days to come —Taylor, Mildred D., author.
Book
2020
3 available of 4 items

"Cassie Logan, first met in Song of the Trees and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, is a young woman now, searching for her place in the world, a journey that takes her from Toledo to California, to law school in Boston, and...

In the shadow of liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives —Davis, Kenneth C., author.
Book
2016
1 available of 2 items

"An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"-- Provided by publisher.

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