A celebration of Black History

Books on Black History at Carnegie Library

February is a Black History Month and here are some of the books about black history available at the Union County Carnegie Library.

Civil Rights And Wrongs: A Memoir Of Race And Politics, 1944-1996 by Harry S. Ashmore

Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans From The Civil War To World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon

Matthew J. Perry: The Man, His Times,And His Legacy by William Lewis Burke

Black In Selma: The Uncommon Life Of J.L. Chestnut, Jr. by J.L. Chestnut

Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black by James Clyburn

On The Road To Freedom: A Guided Tour Of The Civil Rights Trail by Charles E. Cobb

Capitol Men: The Epic Story Of Reconstruction Through The Lives Of The First Black Congressmen by Phlip Dray

The End Of Racism: Principles For A Multiracial Society by Dinesh D’Souza

April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Death And How It Changed America by Michael Eric Dyson

Opening Day: The Story Of Jackie Robinson’s First Season by Jonathan Eig

And Still I Rise: Balck America Since MLK: An Illustrated Chronology by Henry Louis Gates

The Children by David Halberstam

Black History: Someone Forgot To Teach The Children by Ginetta V. Hamilton

From The Mississippi Delta: A Memoir by Endesha Ida Mae Holland

Mirror To America: The Autobiography Of John Hope Franklin by John Hope Franklin

Negroland: A Memoir by Vernon E. Jordan

Bound For The Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait Of An American Hero by Kate Clifford Larson

W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight For Equality And The American Century, 1919-1963 by David L. Lewis

Born To Rebel: An Autobiography by Benjamin E. Mays

Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, The Climactic Battle Of The Civil Rights Revolution by Diane McWhorter

This Little Light Of Mine: The Life Of Fannie Lou Hamer by Kay Mills

Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder For Blacks To Succeed by Jason L. Riley

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Death Of A King: The Real Story Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year by Tavis Smiley

A Personal Odyssey by Thomas Sowell

In Search Of The Racial Frontier: African Americans In The American West, 1528-1990 by Quintard Taylor

The Thunder Of Angels: The Montgomery Bus Boycott And The People Who Broke The Back Of Jim Crow by Donnie Williams

What I Know For Sure by Oprah Winfrey

Freedom’s Journey: African American Voices Of The Civil War by Donald Yacovone

Books on Black History at Carnegie Library

The information for this article was provided by the Union County Carnegie Library.

The information for this article was provided by the Union County Carnegie Library.

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