Black History Bibliography Hackley Public Library



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Black History Bibliography

Hackley Public Library

January 2015

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305.48 N667b Beautiful, also, are the souls of my Black sisters : a history of the Black woman in America by Noble, Jeanne L. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1978.

305.48896 H588s A shining thread of hope : the history of Black women in America. By Hine, Darlene Clark and Kathleen Thompson. New York : Broadway Books, c1998.

305.4896 C245a Africana woman : her story through time by Carter, Cynthia Jacobs. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2003.

305.896 F945n Night riders in Black folk history by Fry, Gladys-Marie. [Knoxville, Tenn.] : University of Tennessee Press, [1975]

305.896 M269s Setting down the sacred past : African-American race histories by Maffly-Kipp, Laurie F. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.

305.896 SL52b4 The Blacks in America, 1492-1977 : a chronology & fact book by Sloan, Irving J. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Oceana Publications, 1977.

323.1196 J774w Waiting 'til the midnight hour : a narrative history of Black power in America by Joseph, Peniel E. New York : Henry Holt, 2006.

325.26 H874p3 A pictorial history of Blackamericans by Hughes, Langston. New York : Crown Publishers, c1983.

780.973 So88m The music of black Americans: a history. By Southern, Eileen. New York, W. W. Norton [1971]

781.72 H273b Black music in America : a history through its by Haskins, James. New York : T.Y. Crowell, c1987.

796.0899 J724s Say it loud : an illustrated history of the Black athlete by Jones, Roxanne. New York : Ballantine Books ; ESPN Books, c2010.

917.3 D838g An American traveler's guide to black history by Drotning, Phillip T. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, c1968.

920.0092 G223a The African-American century : how Black Americans have shaped our country. By Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. New York : Free Press, c2000.

973.0496 Ab32b Black profiles in courage : a legacy of African American achievement by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem. New York : William Morrow and Co., c1996.

973.0496 Af83a African Americans : voices of triumph. Perseverance by the editors of Time-Life Books. Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, 1993.

973.0496 As13h The historical and cultural atlas of African Americans by Asante, Molefi Kete. New York : Macmillan ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan ; New York :Maxwell Macmillan International, 1991.

973.0496 B439w Wade in the water : great moments in black history by Bennett, Lerone. Chicago, Ill., USA : Johnson Pub. Co., c1979 (1982 printing)

973.0496 B561f Black firsts : 4,000 ground-breaking and pioneering historical events by Smith, Jessie Carney. Detroit : Visible Ink, c2003.

973.0496 B725a African American almanac : 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence by Bracks, Lean'tin L. Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, c2012.

973.0496 C838t Timelines of African-American history : 500 years of Black achievement by Cowan, Thomas Dale. New York : Berkley Pub. Group, 1994.

973.0496 F732h History of Black Americans by Foner, Philip Sheldon. Westport, Conn. :

973.0496 F854i An illustrated history of Black Americans by Franklin, John Hope. New York, Time-Life Books [1970]

973.0496 J135a America is me : 170 fresh questions and answers on Black American history by Jackson, Kennell A. New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1996.

973.0496 L572i Interesting people : Black American history makers by Lee, George L. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1989.

973.0496 N467e Everybody say freedom : everything you need to know about African-American history by Newman, Richard. New York : Plume, c1996.

973.0496 T55 To make our world anew : a history of African Americans. Edited by Robin D.G. Kelley and Earl Lewis. New York : Oxford University Press, c2000.

975.3004 H719b Black men built the Capitol : discovering African-American history in and around Washington, D.C. by Holland, Jesse J. Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, c2007.

978.00496 K159b The Black West : a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States by Katz, William Loren. New York : Harlem Moon/Broadway Books, c2005.


Books to use in the Library


R 328.73092 B56 Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration of the U.S House of Representatives, by the Office of History and Preservation, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2008.

R 394.26973 G252a African-American holidays, festivals, and celebrations : the history, customs, and symbols associated with both traditional and contemporary religious and secular events observed by Americans of African by Gay, Kathlyn. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2007.

R 920.0092 Af83 The African American national biography. editors in chief, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Evelyn Brooks-Higginbotham. New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

R 920.0092 P853a African-American firsts : famous, little-known and unsung triumphs of blacks in America by Potter, Joan with Constance Claytor ; illustrated by Alison Muńoz. Elizabethtown, NY : Pinto Press, c1994.

R 920.009296 As13o 100 greatest African Americans : a biographical encyclopedia by Asante, Molefi Kete. Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2002.

R 973.0496 B561f 2013 Black firsts : 4,000 ground-breaking and pioneering historical events / [edited by] Jessie Carney Smith Detroit : Visible Ink Press, c2013.

R 973.0496 C49a Atlas of African-American history by Ciment, James. New York : Facts On File, c2007.

R 973.0496 En19a Encyclopedia of African-American culture and history : the Black experience in the Americas. Colin A. Palmer, editor in chief. Detroit : Macmillan Reference USA, c2006.


Online Resources


African American History Month at the Library of Congress: http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/

Black America Web: http://blackamericaweb.com/category/little-known-black-history-facts/

Black American in Congress Home Page: http://history.house.gov/Exhibitions-and-Publications/BAIC/Black-Americans-in-Congress/

Fact Monster: http://www.factmonster.com/black-history-month/

Florida Black History: http://www.floridablackhistory.com/facts.cfm

History Channel-Black History: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/black-history-facts

Infoplease: Black History Timeline: http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhmtimeline.html

NAACP Black History Facts: http://www.naacp.org/campaign/black_history_month

PBS: 100 Amazing Facts: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/category/history/100-amazing-facts/

Rotten Tomatoes Quizzes: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/quiz/black-history-trivia-questionshow-much-do-you-know



Wikipedia-African American Firsts: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_African-American_firsts

World History Project Quizzes: http://worldhistoryproject.org/quizzes/black_history


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