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  • Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow

    Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow2019

    by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    Summary: 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...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.0496 GAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Tears we cannot stop : a sermon to white America

    Tears we cannot stop : a sermon to white America2017

    by Michael Eric Dyson

    (6,367)

    Summary: Fifty years ago Malcolm X told a white woman who asked what she could do for the cause, 'Nothing.' Michael Eric Dyson believes he was wrong. Now he responds to that question. If society is to make...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.8 DYS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Say it loud [eBook] / great speeches on civil rights and African American identity

    Say it loud / great speeches on civil rights and African American identity2010

    (17)

    Summary: Collects the text and audio recordings of famous African American political speeches, by individuals ranging from Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. to Condoleezza Rice and Barack Obama.

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  • African American civil rights movement.

    African American civil rights movement.2011

    (2)

    Summary: "A history of the African American civil rights movement, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 AFR

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • Reporting civil rights.

    Reporting civil rights.2003

    (39)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 REP V.1

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black people in America from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.

    Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black people in America from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.2008

    by Douglas A Blackmon

    (4,930)

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 BLA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Slavery by another name [DVD]

    Slavery by another name2012

    Summary: 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...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 305.896 SLA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The shadows of youth : the remarkable journey of the civil rights generation

    The shadows of youth : the remarkable journey of the civil rights generation2009

    by Andrew B Lewis

    (25)

    Summary: A group portrait of leading civil rights activists who comprised the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee draws on original sources to illuminate their challenges to American perspectives on human rights, politics, and moral obligation.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 LEW

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • American patriots [downloadable ebook] / the story of Blacks in the military from the Revolution to Desert Storm

    American patriots / the story of Blacks in the military from the Revolution to Desert Storm2003

    by Tonya Bolden

    (30)

    Summary: Presents the story of the Black experience in United States military history.

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  • Race in America

    Race in America2017

    Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.8 RAC 2017

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Into the cannibal's pot : lessons for America from post-apartheid South Africa

    Into the cannibal's pot : lessons for America from post-apartheid South Africa2011

    by Ilana Mercer

    (110)

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 MER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • A different mirror : a history of multicultural America

    A different mirror : a history of multicultural America1993

    by Ronald T Takaki

    (3,909)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.04 TAK

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • An indigenous peoples' history of the United States for young people

    An indigenous peoples' history of the United States for young people2019

    by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    (127)

    Summary: Going beyond the story of America as a country "discovered" by a few brave men in the "New World," indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 970.004 DUN YA

    Location: New YA Nonfiction

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  • The coloring book : a comedian solves race relations in America

    The coloring book : a comedian solves race relations in America2015

    by Colin Quinn

    (830)

    Summary: "From former SNL writer and "Weekend Update" host Colin Quinn comes a controversial and laugh-out-loud investigation into cultural and ethnic stereotypes. Colin Quinn has noticed a trend--Americans'...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 817.6 QUI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Jenniemae & James [downloadable ebook] / a memoir in black & white

    Jenniemae & James / a memoir in black & white2010

    by Brooke Newman

    (173)

    Summary: Recreating the early Civil Rights era, Newman's memoir is a pitch-perfect account of the improbable friendship that developed between mathematician James Newman, friend of Albert Einstein and father...  more »

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  • O.J. [DVD] : made in America

    O.J. : made in America2016

    Summary: An essential examination of the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson, and parallels between his incredible story with that of race in America. This critically-acclaimed documentary series reveals...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B SIMPSON

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • O.J. [Blu-ray] : made in America

    O.J. : made in America2016

    Summary: An essential examination of the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson, and parallels between his incredible story with that of race in America. This critically-acclaimed documentary series reveals...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU B SIMPSON

    Location: Blu-rays Biography

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  • Guest of honor : Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation

    Guest of honor : Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House dinner that shocked a nation2012

    by Deborah Davis

    (396)

    Summary: Documents the 1901 White House dinner shared by former slave Booker T. Washington and President Theodore Roosevelt, documenting the ensuing scandal and the ways in which the event reflected post-Civil War politics and race relations.

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.911 DAV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • On the road to freedom [downloadable ebook] / a guided tour of the civil rights trail

    On the road to freedom / a guided tour of the civil rights trail2008

    by Charles E. Cobb Jr

    (48)

    Summary: An award-winning black journalist takes a pilgrimage through the sites and landmarks of the civil rights movement as he journeys to key locales that served as a backdrop to important events of the...  more »

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  • On the road to freedom : a guided tour of the civil rights trail

    On the road to freedom : a guided tour of the civil rights trail2008

    by Charles E. Cobb Jr

    (48)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 COB

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Sweet land of liberty [downloadable ebook] / the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North

    Sweet land of liberty / the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North2008

    by Thomas J Sugrue

    (242)

    Summary: Sweet Land of Liberty is an epic, revelatory account of the abiding quest for justice in states from Illinois to New York, and of how the intense northern struggle differed from and was inspired by the fight down South.

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  • Passing strange [downloadable ebook] / a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line

    Passing strange / a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line2009

    by Martha A Sandweiss

    (810)

    Summary: Clarence King is a hero of nineteenth-century western history. Brilliant scientist and witty conversationalist, bestselling author and architect of the great surveys that mapped the West after the...  more »

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  • We were eight years in power : an American tragedy

    We were eight years in power : an American tragedy2017

    by Ta-Nehisi Coates

    (17,342)

    Summary: "We were eight years in power" was the lament of Reconstruction-era black politicians as the American experiment in multiracial democracy ended with the return of white supremacist rule in the South....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.932 COA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dreams from my father [downloadable ebook] / a story of race and inheritance

    Dreams from my father / a story of race and inheritance2004

    by Barack Obama

    (171,117)

    Summary: In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New...  more »

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  • Dreams from my father [downloadable audiobook] / a story of race and inheritance

    Dreams from my father / a story of race and inheritance2007

    by Barack Obama

    (171,111)

    Summary: Includes the senator's speech from the 2004 Democratic National Convention! In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother...  more »

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • Race and reunion : the Civil War in American memory

    Race and reunion : the Civil War in American memory2001

    by David W Blight

    (2,212)

    Summary: No historical event has left as deep an imprint on America's collective memory as the Civil War. In the war's aftermath, Americans had to embrace and cast off a traumatic past. David Blight explores...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.7 BLI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Waking up white : and finding myself in the story of race

    Waking up white : and finding myself in the story of race2014

    by Debby Irving

    (4,677)

    Summary: For twenty-five years, Debby Irving sensed inexplicable racial tensions in her personal and professional relationships. As a colleague and neighbor, she worried about offending people she dearly...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.8 IRV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The end of White Christian America

    The end of White Christian America2016

    by Robert P. Jones

    (912)

    Summary: "The founder and CEO of Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and columnist for the Atlantic describes how white Protestant Christians have declined in influence and power since the 1990s and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 200 JON

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Nobody : casualties of America's war on the vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and beyond

    Nobody : casualties of America's war on the vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and beyond2016

    by Marc Lamont Hill

    (1,063)

    Summary: "Unarmed citizens shot by police. Drinking water turned to poison. Mass incarcerations. We've heard the individual stories. Now a leading public intellectual and acclaimed journalist offers a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306 HIL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The underground railroad : a novel

    The underground railroad : a novel2016

    by Colson Whitehead

    (229,853)

    Summary: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WHITEHEAD

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The underground railroad [large print] : a novel

    The underground railroad : a novel2016

    by Colson Whitehead

    Summary: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F WHITEHEAD

    Location: Large Print Fiction

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  • Sundown towns : a hidden dimension of American racism

    Sundown towns : a hidden dimension of American racism2005

    by James W Loewen

    (1,012)

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.55 LOE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The life and the adventures of a haunted convict

    The life and the adventures of a haunted convict2016

    by Austin Reed

    (139)

    Summary: "The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict is a rare and original autobiography, a first-person account of a young black man's life as an indentured servant, a juvenile delinquent, and a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 365 REE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Glory road [DVD]

    Glory road2006

    Summary: Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA GLORY

    Location: DVDs Drama

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  • Mine eyes have seen : bearing witness to the struggle for Civil Rights

    Mine eyes have seen : bearing witness to the struggle for Civil Rights2007

    by Bob Adelman

    (30)

    Summary: A visual tribute to the civil rights movement and the battle for racial equality captures the leaders and events of the era, with portraits of Sidney Poitier, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, Jr.,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 ADE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Under our skin : getting real about race - and getting free from the fears and frustrations that divide us

    Under our skin : getting real about race - and getting free from the fears and frustrations that divide us2015

    by Benjamin Watson

    (930)

    Summary: "Can it ever get better? This is the question Benjamin Watson is asking. In a country aflame with the fallout from the racial divide - in which Ferguson, Charleston, and the Confederate flag dominate...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.8 WAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Black lives matter

    Black lives matter2019

    (2)

    Summary: In 2012, a seventeen-year-old African American boy named Trayvon Martin was murdered in cold blood by a neighborhood vigilante. When the murderer was acquitted, shock waves ran through African...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 BLA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The fire this time : a new generation speaks about race

    The fire this time : a new generation speaks about race2016

    (4,384)

    Summary: In light of recent tragedies and widespread protests across the nation, The Progressive magazine republished one of its most famous pieces: James Baldwin's 1962 "Letter to My Nephew," which was later...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 FIR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Reckoning with race : America's failure

    Reckoning with race : America's failure2017

    by Eugene R. Dattel

    (1)

    Summary: Confronts America's most intractable problem -- race. The book outlines in a provocative, novel manner American racial issues from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present. It explodes...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.8 DAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Black Klansman [eBook] : race, hate, and the undercover investigation of a lifetime

    Black Klansman : race, hate, and the undercover investigation of a lifetime2018

    by Ron Stallworth

    Summary: The extraordinary true story of a black police officer who goes undercover to investigate the KKK, the basis for the forthcoming major motion picture directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jordan...  more »

    EBOOK

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