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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

    (52)

    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

    (52)

    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

    (262)

    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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  • 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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  • 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

    (5,610)

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 BLA

    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

    (22)

    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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  • 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

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  • Waking from the dream : the struggle for civil rights in the shadow of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Waking from the dream : the struggle for civil rights in the shadow of Martin Luther King Jr.2014

    by David L Chappell

    (34)

    Summary: Presents a controversial study of the civil rights movement after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., drawing upon congressional testimony, court cases, press releases, and other sources to document the battle over King's image and legacy.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323 CHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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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

    (436)

    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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  • Ali : a life

    Ali : a life2017

    by Jonathan Eig

    (1,811)

    Summary: The definitive biography of an American icon. He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us over and over again). Muhammad Ali was one of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B ALI

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  • The Black Panthers [DVD] : vanguard of the revolution

    The Black Panthers : vanguard of the revolution2016

    Summary: The first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 322.4 BLA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Extraordinary people of the civil rights movement

    Extraordinary people of the civil rights movement2007

    by Sheila Jackson Hardy

    Series: Extraordinary People

    (10)

    Summary: A look at the lives of some courageous Americans who worked hard for civil rights in America.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.092 HAR

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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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Reporting civil rights.

    Reporting civil rights.2003

    (40)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 REP V.2

    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

    (178)

    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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  • We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide

    We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide2018

    by Carol Anderson

    (464)

    Summary: This young adult adaptation brings Carol Anderson's ideas to a new audience. When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response...  more »

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  • We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide

    We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide2018

    by Carol Anderson

    (464)

    Summary: This young adult adaptation brings Carol Anderson's ideas to a new audience. When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 AND YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • I am not your Negro [DVD]

    I am not your Negro2017

    Summary: Using James Baldwin's unfinished final manuscript, "Remember This House," this documentary follows the lives and successive assassinations of three of the author's friends -- Medgar Evers, Malcolm X...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 323.1196 I

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Extraordinary, ordinary people [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir of family

    Extraordinary, ordinary people / a memoir of family2010

    by Condoleezza Rice

    (3,593)

    Summary: This is the story of Condoleezza Rice--her early years growing up in the hostile environment of Brimingham, Alabama; her rising in the ranks at Stanford University to become the university's...  more »

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  • Extraordinary, ordinary people [downloadable ebook] / a memoir of family

    Extraordinary, ordinary people / a memoir of family2010

    by Condoleezza Rice

    (3,592)

    Summary: This is the story of Condoleezza Rice-- her early years growing up in the hostile environment of Birmingham, Alabama; her rise in the ranks at Stanford University to become the university's...  more »

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  • Civil rights chronicle : the African-American struggle for freedom

    Civil rights chronicle : the African-American struggle for freedom2003

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 CIV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tears we cannot stop : a sermon to white America

    Tears we cannot stop : a sermon to white America2017

    by Michael Eric Dyson

    (8,435)

    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

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Freedom riders : 1961 and the struggle for racial justice

    Freedom riders : 1961 and the struggle for racial justice2006

    by Raymond Arsenault

    (433)

    Summary: They were black and white, young and old, men and women. In the spring and summer of 1961, they put their lives on the line, riding buses through the American South to challenge segregation in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 ARS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rosa

    Rosa2005

    by Nikki Giovanni

    (6,422)

    Summary: The story of Rosa Parks and her courageous act of defiance.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B PARKS

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The dead hand [downloadable ebook] / the untold story of the Cold War arms race and its dangerous legacy

    The dead hand / the untold story of the Cold War arms race and its dangerous legacy2009

    by David E. Hoffman

    (4,038)

    Summary: During the Cold War, superpowers amassed nuclear arsenals containing the explosive power of one million Hiroshimas. The Soviet Union secretly plotted to create the "Dead Hand," a system designed to...  more »

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  • The civil rights movement

    The civil rights movement1998

    by John M Dunn

    Series: World History Series

    (1)

    Summary: A historical overview of the movement for freedom and equality for blacks in the United States.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 DUN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Little Rock Nine and the fight for equal education

    The Little Rock Nine and the fight for equal education2013

    by Gary Jeffrey

    Series: Graphic History Of The Civil Rights Movement

    Summary: The story of a group of African American students known as the Little Rock Nine is a saga of incredible courage and grace. Following the 1954 Supreme Court ruling that struck down school segregation,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN JEF

    Location: Juvenile Graphic Novels

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  • The color of law : a forgotten history of how our government segregated America

    The color of law : a forgotten history of how our government segregated America2018

    by Richard Rothstein

    (15,852)

    Summary: Richard Rothstein explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation, that is, through individual prejudices, income differences, or the actions of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.8 ROT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement

    Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement2010

    by Rick Bowers

    (465)

    Summary: In the 1950s and 1960s, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission compiled secret files on more than 87,000 private citizens in the most extensive state spying program in U.S. history. Its mission: to save segregation.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 BOW

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  • Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement

    Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement2015

    by Carole Boston Weatherford

    (2,350)

    Summary: Presents a collage-illustrated treasury of poems and spirituals inspired by the life and work of civil rights advocate Fannie Lou Hamer.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B HAMER

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

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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. illustrator Adelman

    (31)

    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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  • The butler : a witness to history

    The butler : a witness to history2013

    by Wil Haygood

    (3,181)

    Summary: When acclaimed Washington Post writer Wil Haygood had an early hunch that Obama would win the 2008 election, he thought he'd highlight the singular moment by exploring the life of someone who had...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B ALLEN

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  • The vanishing half

    The vanishing half2020

    by Brit Bennett

    (141,718)

    Summary: The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BENNETT

    Location: New Adult Fiction

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  • The vanishing half [Playaway] : a novel

    The vanishing half : a novel2020

    by Brit Bennett

    Summary: The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that...  more »

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    Call #: PLAYAWAY F BENNETT

    Location: New Adult Playways

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