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Countries and Regions

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Criminal Justice

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Ecology and Geography

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Ethnic Groups

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Film, Radio and Television

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History

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  • Van Sertima, Ivan, ed. African Presence in Early America (1987).
  • Van Sertima, Ivan, ed. African Presence in Early Europe (1985).
  • Van Sertima, Ivan, ed. Black Women in Antiquity (1984).
  • Van Sertima, Ivan, and Runoko Rashidi, eds. African Presence in Early Asia (1988).
  • Vansina, Jan. Oral Tradition as History (1985).
  • Van Tassel, David D., and John J. Grabowski. Cleveland: A Tradition of Reform (1986).
  • Van Tassel, David D., and John J. Grabowski. The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History (1987).
  • Walker, George E. The Afro-American in New York City, 1827.1860 (1993).
  • Walker, James W. St. G. The Black Loyalists: The Search for a Promised Land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone, 1783.1870 (1992).
  • Weare, Walter B. Black Business in the New South: A Social History of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company (1973).
  • Wheeler, B. Gordon. Black California: The History of African-Americans in the Golden State (1993).
  • Wikramanayake, Marina. A World in Shadow: The Free Black in Antebellum South Carolina (1973).
  • Winch, Julie. Philadelphia's Black Elite: Activism, Accommodation, and the Struggle for Autonomy, 1787.1848 (1988).
  • Winks, Robin W. The Blacks in Canada: A History (1997).
  • Woodward, C. Vann. Origins of the New South: 1877.1913 (1951).
  • Woodward, C. Vann. Reunion and Reaction: The Compromise of 1877 and the End of Reconstruction (1951; reprint ed. 1991).
  • Woodward, C. Vann. The Strange Career of Jim Crow (1955).
  • Wright, Giles R. Afro-Americans in New Jersey: A Short History (1988).
  • Wright, Richard R., Jr. The Negro in Pennsylvania, A Study in Economic History (1969).

Literature: Africa

  • Achebe, Chinua. Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays (1988).
  • Cook, David, and Michael Okenimpke. Ngugi wa Thiong'o: An Exploration of His Writing. 2d ed. (1997).
  • Emecheta, Buchi. Head Above Water (1986).
  • Ngugi wa Thiong'o. Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature (1986).
  • Ngugi wa Thiong'o. Moving the Centre: The Struggle for Cultural Freedoms (1993).
  • Norris, H. T. The Berbers in Arabic Literature (1982).
  • Soyinka Wole. The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgiveness (1999).
  • Soyinka Wole. Myth, Literature, and the African World (1976).
  • Soyinka Wole. The Open Sore of a Continent: A Personal Narrative of the Nigerian Crisis (1996).

Literature: Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Armas, Jose R. De, and Charles W. Steele. Cuban Consciousness in Literature: 1923.1974 (1978).
  • Arnold, A. James. Modernism and Negritude: The Poetry and Poetics of Aimééire (1981).
  • Barreda-Tó, Pedro M. The Black Protagonist in the Cuban Novel (1979).
  • Brookshaw, David. Race and Color in Brazilian Literature (1986).
  • Campbell, Elaine, and Pierrette Frickey, eds. The Whistling Bird: Women Writers of the Caribbean (1998).
  • Cudjoe, Selwyn, ed. Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference. (1990).
  • Cudjoe, Selwyn, ed. Resistance and Caribbean Literature (1980).
  • Davies, Carol Boyce, and Elaine Savory Fido, eds. Out of the Kumbla: Caribbean Women and Literature (1990).
  • Ferguson, Moira. Jamaica Kincaid: Where the Land Meets the Body (1994).
  • Glissant, Edouard. Caribbean Discourse: Selected Essays. Translated by J. Michael Dash (1989).
  • Gonzalez Echevarria, Roberto. Myth and Archive: A Theory of Latin American Narrative (1998).
  • Hamner, Robert D., ed. Critical Perspectives on Derek Walcott (1993).
  • Jackson, Richard L. Black Writers in Latin America (1979).
  • King, Bruce, ed. West Indian Literature (1979).
  • Lewis, Marvin A. Ethnicity and Identity in Contemporary Afro-Venezuelan Literature: A Culturalist Approach (1992).
  • Loos, Dorothy Scott. The Naturalistic Novel of Brazil (1963).
  • Luis, William. Literary Bondage: Slavery in Cuban Narrative (1990).
  • Luis, William, ed. Voices from Under: Black Narrative in Latin America and the Caribbean (1984).
  • Menton, Seymour. Prose Fiction of the Cuban Revolution (1975).
  • Mordecai, Pamela, and Betty Wilson, eds. Her True-True Name (1989).
  • Paquet, Sandra Pouchet. The Novels of George Lamming (1982).
  • Scharfman, Ronnie L. .Engagement. and the Language of the Subject in the Poetry of Aimééire (1987).
  • Simmons, Diane. Jamaica Kincaid (1994).
  • Sommer, Doris. Foundational Fictions: The National Romances of Latin America (1991).
  • Taylor, Patrick. The Narrative of Liberation: Perspectives on Afro-Caribbean Literature, Popular Culture, and Politics (1989).
  • Webb, Barbara J. Myth and History in Caribbean Fiction: Alejo Carpentier, Wilson Harris, and Edouard Glissant (1992).
  • Williams, Lorna V. The Representation of Slavery in Cuban Fiction. (1994).

Literature: North America

  • Andrews, William L. The Literary Career of Charles W. Chesnutt (1980).
  • Andrews, William L. Sisters of the Spirit: Three Black Women's Autobiographies of the Nineteenth Century (1986).
  • Andrews, William L. To Tell a Free Story: The First Century of Afro-American Autobiography, 1760.1865 (1986).
  • Babb, Valerie Melissa. Ernest Gaines (1991).
  • Bailey, Pearl. Between You and Me: A Heartfelt Memoir of Learning, Loving, and Living (1989).
  • Bailey, Pearl. The Raw Pearl (1968).
  • Baker, Houston A., Jr. Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory (1980).
  • Baraka, Amiri. The Autobiography of LeRoi Jones (1984).
  • Bell, Bernard. The Afro-American Novel and its Tradition (1987).
  • Benston, Kimberly, ed. Speaking for You: The Vision of Ralph Ellison (1995).
  • Bishop, Jack. Ralph Ellison (1988).
  • Boyer, Jay. Ishmael Reed (1993).
  • Brathwaite, Edward Kamau. Roots (1993).
  • Bruce, Dickson D., Jr. Black American Writing from the Nadir: The Evolution of a Literary Tradition, 1877.1915 (1989).
  • Bryant-Jackson, Paul, and Lois More Overbeck, eds. Intersecting Boundaries: The Theater of Adrienne Kennedy (1992).
  • Busby, Mark. Ralph Ellison (1991).
  • Callaghan, Barry, ed. The Austin Clarke Reader (1996).
  • Carby, Hazel V. Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist (1987).
  • Christian, Barbara. Black Feminist Criticism: Perspectives on Black Women Writers (1985).
  • Christian, Barbara. Black Women Novelists: The Development of a Tradition, 1892.1976 (1980).
  • Clarke, George Elliott, ed. Fire on the Water: An Anthology of Black Nova Scotian Writing. 2 vols. (1991.1992).
  • Coleman, James W. Blackness and Modernism: The Literary Career of John Edgar Wideman (1989).
  • Cooper, Wayne F. Claude McKay: A Rebel Sojourner in the Harlem Renaissance: A Biography (1987).
  • Cueney, Anne. Lorraine Hansberry (1984).
  • Cullen, Countee. My Soul's High Song: The Collected Writings of Countee Cullen, Voice of the Harlem Renaissance. Edited by Gerald Early (1991).
  • Davis, Arthur P. From the Dark Tower: Afro-American Writers, 1900.1960 (1974).
  • Dunbar-Nelson, Alice. Give Us This Day: The Diary of Alice Dunbar-Nelson. Edited by Gloria T. Hull (1984).
  • Dundes, Alan, ed. Mother Wit from the Laughing Barrel: Readings in the Interpretation of Afro-American Folklore (1990).
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre. Dictionary of Literary Biography (1992).
  • Evans, Mari. Black Women Writers (1950.1980): A Critical Evaluation (1984).
  • Flynn, Joyce, and Joyce Occomy Stricklin, eds. Frye Street and Environs: The Collected Works of Marita Bonner Occomy (1987).
  • Fowler, Virginia. Nikki Giovanni (1992).
  • Gaines, Ernest. Porch Talk with Ernest Gaines: Conversations on the Writer's Craft. Edited by Marcia Gaudet and Carl Wooton (1990).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Black Literature and Literary Theory (1984).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Colored People: A Memoir (1994).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the Racial Self (1992).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Loose Canons: Notes on the Culture Wars (1992).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. The Signifying Monkey: Towards A Theory of Afro-American Literary Criticism (1988).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., ed. Bearing Witness: Selections from African-American Autobiography in the Twentieth Century (1991).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., ed. The Classic Slave Narratives (1987).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., ed. Collected Black Women's Narratives: The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers (1988).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., and Kwame Anthony Appiah, eds. Richard Wright: Critical Perspectives Past and Present (1993).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., and Kwame Anthony Appiah, eds. Gloria Naylor: Critical Perspectives Past and Present (1993).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., and Nellie Y. McKay. The Norton Anthology of African-American Literature (1997).
  • Hedrick, Joan. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life (1994).
  • Hemenway, Robert. Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Biography (1980).
  • Hemphill, Essex, ed. Brother to Brother: New Writings by Black Gay Men (1991).
  • Hodges, Leroy. Portrait of an Expatriate: William Gardner Smith, Writer (1985).
  • Hull, Gloria T. Color, Sex, and Poetry: Three Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance (1987).
  • Hurston, Zora Neale. I Love Myself When I Am Laughing . and Then Again When I Am Looking Mean and Impressive: A Zora Neale Hurston Reader. Edited by Alice Walker (1979).
  • Hurston, Zora Neale. Mules and Men (1935).
  • James, Adeola. In Their Own Voices: African Women Writers Talk (1990).
  • Johnson, James Weldon. Black Manhattan (1930).
  • Johnson, James Weldon. Preface to The Book of American Negro Poetry (1922).
  • Julien, Isaac. Looking for Langston: A Meditation on Langston Hughes (1902.1967) and the Harlem Renaissance, with the Poetry of Essex Hemphill and Bruce Nugent (1906.1987) (1992).
  • Kennedy, Adrienne. People Who Led to My Plays (1987).
  • Leeming, David. James Baldwin: A Biography (1994).
  • Martin, Jay, ed. A Singer in the Dawn: Reinterpretations of Paul Laurence Dunbar (1975).
  • Martin, Reginald. Ishmael Reed and the New Black Aesthetic Critics (1988).
  • McLendon, Jacquelyn Y. The Politics of Color in the Fiction of Jessie Fauset and Nella Larsen (1995).
  • Murray, Pauli. Dark Testament and Other Poems (1970).
  • Murray, Pauli. Proud Shoes: The Story of an American Family (1956).
  • Murray, Pauli. Song in a Weary Throat: An American Pilgrimage (1987).
  • Nadel, Alan, ed. May All of Your Fences Have Gates: Essays on the Drama of August Wilson (1994).
  • Norris, Jerrie. Presenting Rosa Guy (1988).
  • Notten, Eleonore Van. Wallace Thurman's Harlem Renaissance (1994).
  • O'Meally, Robert G. The Craft of Ralph Ellison (1980).
  • Penkower, Monty Noam. The Federal Writers' Project: A Study in Government Patronage of the Arts (1983).
  • Peterson, Carla. Doers of the Word: African-American Women Speakers and Writers in the North (1830.1880) (1995).
  • Plato, Ann. Essays: Including Biographies and Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Poetry (1841)
  • Render, Sylvia Lyons. Charles W. Chesnutt (1980).
  • Reynolds, Moira Davidson. .Uncle Tom's Cabin. and Mid-Nineteenth Century United States: Pen and Conscience (1985).
  • Richmond, Merle. Bid the Vassal Soar: Interpretative Essays on the Life and Poetry of Phillis Wheatley (ca. 1753.1784) and George Moses Horton (ca. 1797.1883). (1974).
  • Rollock, Barbara. Black Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books (1988).
  • Ruff, Shawn Stewart. Go the Way Your Blood Beats: An Anthology of Lesbian and Gay Fiction by African-American Writers (1996).
  • Shannon, Sandra G. The Dramatic Vision of August Wilson (1995).
  • Sherman, Joan. Invisible Poets: Afro-Americans of the Nineteenth Century. 2d ed. (1989).
  • Shockley, Ann Allen. Afro-American Women Writers, 1746.1933: An Anthology and Critical Guide (1988).
  • Silvera, Makeda, ed. The Other Woman: Women of Colour in Contemporary Canadian Literature (1994).
  • Sims, Rudine. Shadow and Substance: Afro-American Experience in Contemporary Children's Fiction (1982).
  • Smith, Barbara, ed. Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology (1983).
  • Sollors, Werner. Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones: The Quest for a .Populist Modernism. (1978).
  • Sollors, Werner. Neither Black nor White, yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature (1997).
  • Sollors, Werner, ed. Multilingual America: Transnationalism, Ethnicity, and the Languages of American Literature (1998).
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom's Cabin: Authoritative Text. Backgrounds and Contexts (Norton Critical Edition). (1994).
  • Sylvander, Carolyn Wedin. Jessie Redmon Fauset, Black American Writer (1981).
  • Tate, Claudia. Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine's Text at the Turn of the Century (1992).
  • Tillery, Tyrone. Claude McKay: A Black Poet's Struggle for Identity (1992).
  • Torrence, Ridgely. The Story of John Hope (1948).
  • Walker, Melissa. Down from the Mountaintop: Black Women's Novels in the Wake of the Civil Rights Movement, 1966.1989 (1991).
  • Williamson, Janice. Sounding Differences: Conversations with Seventeen Canadian Women Writers (1993).
  • Williams, Pontheolla T. Robert Flayden: A Critical Analysis of His Poetry (1987).
  • Willis, Susan. Specifying: Black Women Writing the American Experience (1987).
  • Wright, Lee Alfred. Identity, Family, and Folklore in African-American Literature (1995).

Medicine and Science

  • Adair, Gene. George Washington Carver (1989).
  • Bedini, Silvio. The Life of Benjamin Banneker (1971.1972).
  • Buckler, Helen. Daniel Hale Williams: Negro Surgeon (1968).
  • Clash, M. G. Benjamin Banneker, Astronomer and Scientist (1971).
  • Dummett, Clifton O., and Lois Doyle Dummett. Afro-Americans in Dentistry: Sequence and Consequence of Events (1978).
  • Duster, Troy. Backdoor to Eugenics (1990).
  • Elders, Joycelyn. Joycelyn Elders, M.D.: From Sharecropper's Daughter to Surgeon General of the United States of America (1997).
  • Estes, J. Worth. The Medical Skills of Ancient Egypt (1993).
  • Jones, James H. Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment (1993).
  • Kessler, James H. Distinguished African-American Scientists of the Twentieth Century (1996).
  • Kevles, Daniel. In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity (1985).
  • Kremer, Gary R., ed. George Washington Carver in His Own Words (1987).
  • Morse, Stephen S. Emerging Viruses (1993).
  • Nunn, John E. Ancient Egyptian Medicine (1996).
  • Peters, Wallace, and Herbert M. Gilles. Color Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (1995).
  • Sammons, Vivian O. Blacks in Science and Medicine (1990).
  • Simpson, David Ian H. Marburg and Ebola Virus Infections: A Guide for Their Diagnosis, Management, and Control (1977).
  • Stepan, Nancy. The Idea of Race in Science (1982).
  • Van Sertima, Ivan. Blacks in Science: Ancient and Modern (1991).
  • Wigg, David. And Then Forgot to Tell Us Why: A Look at the Campaign Against River Blindness in West Africa (1993).
  • Wynes, Charles E. Charles Richard Drew: The Man and the Myth (1988).

Military

  • Cornish, Dudley T. The Sable Arm: Negro Troops in the Union Army, 1861.1865 (1956).
  • Dalfiume, Richard M. Desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces: Fighting on Two Fronts, 1939.1953 (1969).
  • Davis, Benjamin O., Jr. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American: An Autobiography (1991).
  • Fletcher, Marvin E. America's First Black General: Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. (1989).
  • Fletcher, Marvin E. The Black Soldier and Officer in the United States Army, 1891.1917 (1974).
  • Foner, Philip. Blacks in the American Revolution (1976)
  • Foner, Philip. The Spanish-Cuban-American War and the Birth of U.S. Imperialism. Vol. I (1962).
  • Hiro, Dilip. Desert Shield to Desert Storm: The Second Gulf War (1992).
  • Klement, Frank L. The Copperheads of the Middle West (1972).
  • Lanning, Michael Lee, Lt. Col. (Ret.). The African-American Soldier: From Crispus Attucks to Colin Powell (1997).
  • Leckie, William. The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Negro Cavalry in the West (1967).
  • McPherson, James M. The Negro's Civil War: How American Negroes Felt and Acted During the War for the Union (1965).
  • Morrow, Curtis. What's a Commie Ever Done to Black People?: A Korean War Memoir of Fighting in the U.S. Army's Last All Negro Unit (1997).
  • Nalty, Bernard C. Strength for the Fight: A History of Black Americans in the Military (1986).
  • Nugent, John Peer. Black Eagle (1971).
  • Phelps, J. Alfred. Chappie: America's First Black Four-Star General: The Life and Times of Daniel James, Jr. (1991).
  • Quarles, Benjamin. The Negro in the American Revolution (1961).
  • Quarles, Benjamin. The Negro in the Civil War (1953).
  • Rishell, Lyle. With A Black Platoon in Combat: A Year in Korea (1993).
  • Rollin, Frank A. Life and Public Services of Martin R. Delany, Subassistant-Commissioner, Bureau Relief of Refugees, Freedmen, and of Abandoned Lands, and Late Major 104th U.S. Colored Troops (1868).
  • Schubert, Frank. Black Valor: Buffalo Soldiers and the Medal of Honor, 1870.1898 (1997).
  • Terry, Wallace, ed. Bloods: An Oral History of the Vietnam War, by Black Veterans (1984).

Music

  • Albertson, Chris. Bessie (1972).
  • Ammons, Kevin. Good Girl, Bad Girl: An Insider's Biography of Whitney Houston (1996).
  • Anderson, Marian. My Lord, What a Morning: An Autobiography (1956).
  • Austerlitz, Paul. Merengue: Dominican Music and Dominican Identity (1997).
  • Averill, Gage. A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey (1997).
  • Baker, David. The Jazz Style of Cannonball Adderley (1980).
  • Barker, Danny. A Life in Jazz (1986).
  • Barrow, Steve, and Peter Dalton. Reggae: The Rough Guide (1997).
  • Basie, William James (.Count.), as told to Albert Murray. Good Morning Blues: The Autobiography of Count Basie (1985).
  • Bego, Mark. Aretha Franklin (1989).
  • Behague, Gerard H., ed. Music and Black Ethnicity: The Caribbean and South America (1994).
  • Berendt, Joachim. The Jazz Book: From Rag-time to Fusion and Beyond. 6th ed. (1992).
  • Berry, Chuck. Chuck Berry: The Autobiography (1987).
  • Bianco, David. Heat Wave: The Motown Fact Book (1988).
  • Blancq, C. C. Sonny Rollins: The Journey of a Jazzman (1983).
  • Blesh, Rudi, and Harriet Janis. They All Played Ragtime. 4th ed. (1971).
  • Bolcom, William, and Robert Kimball. Reminiscing with Sissle and Blake (1973).
  • Britt, Stan. Dexter Gordon: A Musical Biography (1989).
  • Broughton, Simon, Mark Ellingham, David Muddyman, and Richard Trillo. World Music: The Rough Guide (1994).
  • Brown, Geoff, and Chris Charlesworth. A Complete Guide to the Music of Prince (1995).
  • Brown, Ruth, with Andrew Yule. Miss Rhythm: The Autobiography of Ruth Brown, Rhythm Blues Legend (1996).
  • Brown, Scott E. James P. Johnson: A Case of Mistaken Identity (1986).
  • Buckley, Gail Lumet. The Hornes: An American Family (1986).
  • Calvo Ospina, Hernando. Salsa! Havana Heat, Bronx Beat. (1992).
  • Carner, Gary, ed. The Miles Davis Companion: Four Decades of Commentary (1996).
  • Carr, Ian. Miles Davis: A Biography (1982).
  • Chambers, Jack. Milestones. 2 vols. (1983.1985).
  • Charters, Samuel B. The Bluesmen. 2 vols. (1967.1977).
  • Chilton, John. The Song of the Hawk: The Life and Recordings of Coleman Hawkins (1990).
  • Clark, Sebastian. Jah Music (1980).
  • Collier, James Lincoln. The Making of Jazz: A Comprehensive History (1978).
  • Collins, R. New Orleans Jazz: A Revised History: The Development of American Jazz from the Origin to the Big Bands (1996).
  • Davis, Stephen, and Peter Simon. Reggae International (1983).
  • De Wilde, Laurent. Monk (1997).
  • Dixon, Willie. I Am the Blues: The Willie Dixon Story (1989).
  • Duggy, John. Prince: An Illustrated Biography (1995).
  • Erlewine, Michael, et al., eds. All Music Guide to Jazz: The Experts' Guide to the Best Jazz Recordings (1996).
  • Floyd, Samuel, ed. Black Music in the Harlem Renaissance (1990).
  • Gabbard, Krin, ed. Representing Jazz (1995).
  • George, Nelson. Where Did Our Love Go?: The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound (1985).
  • George, Nelson, et al., eds. Fresh: Hip Hop Don't Stop (1985).
  • Gillespie, John Birks (.Dizzy.), with Al Fraser. Dizzy To BE, or Not . to BOP: The Autobiography of Dizzy Gillespie (1979).
  • Gourse, Leslie. Unforgettable: The Life and Mystique of Nat King Cole (1991).
  • Groia, Philip. They All Sang on the Corner: A Second Look at New York City's Rhythm and Blues Vocal Groups (1983).
  • Guilbault, Jocelyne, with Gage Avehill, Edouard Benoit, and Gregory Rabess. Zouk: World Music in the West Indies (1993).
  • Guralnick, Peter. Searching for Robert Johnson (1989).
  • Guralnick, Peter. Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom (1986).
  • Handy, William C. Father of the Blues: An Autobiography. Edited by Arna Bontemps (1941).
  • Haskins, James. Bricktop (1983).
  • Haskins, James. Mabel Mercer: A Life (1987).
  • Haskins, James, and N. R. Mitgang. Mr. Bojangles: The Biography of Bill Robinson (1988).
  • Heilbut, Anthony. The Gospel Sound: Good News and Bad Times (1971).
  • Helm, MacKinley. Angel Mo' and Her Son, Roland Hayes (1942).
  • Hosiasson, Jose. Kid Ory. In New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (1988).
  • James, Michael. Ten Modern Jazzmen: An Appraisal of the Recorded Work of Ten Modern Jazzmen (1960).
  • Jasen, David A., and Trebor Tichenor. Rags and Ragtime: A Musical History (1989).
  • Kenney, William Rowland. Chicago Jazz: A Cultural History, 1904.1930 (1993).
  • King, B. B., with David Ritz. Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B. B. King (1996).
  • Kitt, Eartha. Alone with Me (1976).
  • Kitt, Eartha. Thursday's Child (1956).
  • Knaack, Twila. Ethel Waters: I Touched a Sparrow (1978).
  • Knight, Gladys. Between Each Line of Pain and Glory: My Life Story (1997).
  • Lees, Gene. Oscar Peterson: The Will to Swing (1988).
  • Lichtenstein, Grace, and Laura Dankner. Musical Gumbo: The Music of New Orleans (1993).
  • Lomax, Alan. Mister Jelly Roll: The Fortunes of Jelly Roll Morton, New Orleans Creole and Inventor of Jazz (1973).
  • Lomax, Alan. The Land Where the Blues Began (1993).
  • Lyons, Leonard. The Great Jazz Pianists: Speaking of Their Lives and Music (1983).
  • Manuel, Peter, ed. Essays on Cuban Music: North American and Cuban Perspectives (1991).
  • Manuel, Peter, with Kenneth Bilby and Michael Largey. Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae (1995).
  • Marquis, Donald M. In Search of Buddy Bolden: First Man of Jazz (1978).
  • Marsh, J. B. T. The Story of the Jubilee Singers with Their Songs (1880; reprint ed., 1971).
  • Mcgowan, Chris, and Ricardo Pessanha. The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova, and the Popular Music of Brazil (1991).
  • Morgan, Thomas L., and William Barlow. From Cakewalks to Concert Halls: An Illustrated History of African-American Popular Music from 1895.1930 (1992).
  • Makeba, Miriam, with James Hall. Makeba: My Story (1988).
  • Oliver, Paul. Songsters and Saints: Vocal Traditions on Race Records (1984).
  • Oliver, Paul, ed. Black Music in Britain: Essays on the Afro-Asian Contribution to Popular Music (1990).
  • Ospina, Hernando Calvo. Salsa: Havana Beat, Bronx Beat (1985).
  • Otis, Johnny. Upside Your Head!: Rhythm and Blues on Central Avenue (1993).
  • Owens, Thomas. Bebop: The Music and Its Players (1995).
  • Palmer, Richard. Oscar Peterson (1984).
  • Palmer, Robert. Deep Blues (1981).
  • Placksin, Sally. American Women in Jazz: 1900 to the Present: Their Words, Lives, and Music (1982).
  • Potash, Chris, ed. Reggae, Rasta, Revolution: Jamaican Music from Ska to Dub (1997).
  • Pride, Charley. Pride: The Charley Pride Story (1994).
  • Pruter, Robert. Doowop: The Chicago Scene (1996).
  • Rap on Rap: Straight Up Talk on Hip Hop Culture. Compiled by Adam Sexton (1995).
  • Redd, Lawrence N. Rock Is Rhythm and Blues: The Impact of Mass Media (1974).
  • Ritz, David. Divided Soul: The Life of Marvin Gaye (1985).
  • Roberts, John Storm. The Latin Tinge: The Impact of Latin American Music on the United States (1979).
  • Robeson, Paul. Here I Stand (1958).
  • Robeson, Susan. The Whole World in His Hands: A Pictorial Biography of Paul Robeson (1981).
  • Ro, Ronin. Gangsta Merchandizing the Rhymes of Violence (1996).
  • Rose Al. Eubie Blake (1979).
  • Rose, Tricia. Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America (1994).
  • Russell, Ross. Bird Lives: The High Life and Hard Times of Charlie (Yardbird) Parker (1973).
  • Russell, Ross. Jazz Style in Kansas City and the Southwest (1971).
  • Schuller, Gunther. Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development (1968).
  • Schuller, Gunther. The Swing Era: The Development of Jazz, 1930.1945 (1989).
  • Shaw, Arnold. Honkers and Shouters: The Golden Years of Rhythm and Blues (1978).
  • Silvester, Peter. A Left Hand like God: A History of Boogie-Woogie Piano (1988).
  • Simkins, Cuthbert O. Coltrane: A Musical Biography (1975).
  • Singer, Barry. Black and Blue: The Life and Lyrics of Andy Razaf (1992).
  • Southern, Eileen. The Music of Black Americans: A History (1983).
  • Spellman, A. B. Black Music: Four Lives (1970).
  • Stewart-Baxter, Derrick. Ma Rainey and the Classic Blues Singers (1970).
  • Still, Judith Anne. William Grant Still: A Bio-bibliography (1996).
  • Stinson, Sulee Jean. The Dawn of Blaxploitation: Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song and its Audience (1992).
  • Story, Rosalyn M. And So I Sing: African-American Divas of Opera and Concert (1990).
  • Swenson, John. Stevie Wonder (1986).
  • Taylor, Frank. Alberta Hunter: A Celebration in Blues (1987).
  • Toop, David. Ocean of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound, and Imaginary Worlds (1995).
  • Turner, Frederick W. Remembering Song: Encounters with the New Orleans Jazz Tradition. Exp. ed. (1994).
  • Ullman, Michael. Jazz Lives: Portraits in Words and Pictures (1980).
  • Weinstein, Norman. A Night in Tunisia: Imaginings of Africa in Jazz (1993).
  • White, Timothy. Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley. Rev. and enl. ed. (1998).
  • Wilson, Mary, with Patricia Romanowski and Ahrgus Juilliard. Dreamgirl: My Life as a Supreme (1986).
  • Woidek, Carl. Charlie Parker: His Music and Life (1996).

Performing Arts

  • Alpert, Hollis. The Life and Times of Porgy and Bess (1990).
  • Aschenbrenner, Joyce. Katherine Dunham: Reflections on the Social and Political Aspects of Afro-American Dance (1981).
  • Beckford, Ruth. Katherine Dunham: A Biography (1979).
  • Borders, William H. Seven Minutes at the Mike in the Deep South (1943).
  • Boskin, Joseph. Sambo: The Rise and Demise of an American Jester (1986).
  • Browning, Barbara. Samba: Resistance in Motion (1995).
  • Cooper, Ralph, with Steve Dougherty. Amateur Night at the Apollo: Ralph Cooper Presents Five Decades of Great Entertainment (1990).
  • Emery, Lynne Fauley. Black Dance in the United States from 1619 to 1970 (1980).
  • Fletcher, Tom. One Hundred Years of the Negro in Show Business (1984).
  • Fox, Ted. Showtime at the Apollo (1983).
  • Frank, Rusty E. Tap! The Greatest Tap Dance Stars and Their Stories, 1900.1955 (1990).
  • Funke, Lewis. The Curtain Rises: The Story of Ossie Davis (1971).
  • Haskins, James. Black Dance in America: A History through Its People (1990).
  • Long, Richard. The Black Tradition in American Dance (1989).
  • Malone, Jacqui. Steppin' on the Blues: The Visible Rhythms of African-American Dance (1996).
  • Mapp, Edward. Directory of Blacks in the Performing Arts (1990).
  • Maynard, Olga. Judith Jamison: Aspects of a Dancer (1982).
  • Olaniyan, Tejumola. Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistance: The Invention of Cultural Identities in African, African-American, and Caribbean Drama (1995).
  • Plastow, Jane. Ethiopia: The Creation of a Theater Culture (1989).
  • Rule, Sheila. Fredi Washington, 90, Actress; Broke Ground for Black Artists. New York Times (June 30, 1994): D21.
  • Stearns, Marshall, and Jean Stearns. Jazz Dance: The Story of American Vernacular Dance. Rev. ed. (1979).
  • Thorpe, Edward. Black Dance (1990).
  • Walker, Ethel Pitts. The American Negro Theater. In The Theater of Black Americans. Edited by Errol Hill (1987).
  • Watkins, Mel. On The Real Side: Laughing, Lying, and Signifying. The Underground Tradition of African-American Humor (1994).
  • Williams, Elsie A. The Humor of Jackie Moms Mabley: An African-American Comedic Tradition (1995).

Political and Social Movements

  • Bernstein, Iver. The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War (1990).
  • Boykin, Keith. One More River to Cross: Black and Gay in America (1996).
  • Bracey, John H., Jr., et al., eds. Black Nationalism in America (1970).
  • Brisbane, Robert. Black Activism: Racial Revolution in the U.S., 1954.70 (1974).
  • Brown, H. Rap. Die, Nigger, Die! (1969).
  • Buhle, Paul. C. L. R. James: The Artist as Revolutionary (1988).
  • Capeci, Dominic J., Jr. The Harlem Riot of 1943 (1977).
  • Forman, James. The Making of Black Revolutionaries (1985).
  • Franklin, John Hope, and August Meier, eds. Black Leaders of the Twentieth Century (1982).
  • Geis, Immanuel. The Pan-African Movement: A History of Pan-Africanism in America, Europe and Africa (1974).
  • Hall, Jacquelyn Dowd. Revolt Against Chivalry: Jessie Daniel Ames and the Women's Campaign Against Lynching (1979).
  • Hall, Stuart, and Martin Jacques, eds. New Times: The Changing Face of Politics in the 1990s (1990).
  • Jacques-Garvey, Amy, ed. Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey (1923.1925).
  • James, C. L. R. The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution (1963).
  • James, C. L. R. A History of Pan-African Revolt (1969).
  • Kesselman, Louis. The Social Politics of FEPC: A Study in Reform Pressure Movements (1948).
  • Kraditor, Aileen S. Means and Ends in American Abolitionism: Garrison and His Critics on Strategy and Tactics, 1834.1850 (1989).
  • Lipzitz, George. A Life in the Struggle: Ivory Perry and the Culture of Opposition (1988).
  • Lynch, Hollis R. Black American Radicals and the Liberation of Africa: The Council on African Affairs, 1937.1955 (1978).
  • Moses, Wilson Jeremiah. The Golden Age of Black Nationalism: 1850.1925 (1978).
  • Piven, Frances Fox, and Richard A. Cloward. Poor People's Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail (1977).
  • Redkey, Edwin S. Black Exodus: Black Nationalist and Back-to-Africa Movements, 1890.1910 (1969).
  • Redmon, Coates. Come As You Are: The Peace Corps Story (1986).
  • Richards, Leonard L. Gentleman of Property and Standing: Anti-Abolition Mobs in Jacksonian America (1970).
  • Van Deburg, William L. New Day in Babylon: The Black Power Movement and American Culture, 1965.1975 (1992).
  • Venet, Wendy Hammond. Neither Ballots nor Bullets: Women Abolitionists and the Civil War (1991).
  • West, Guida. The National Welfare Rights Movement: The Social Protest of Poor Women (1981).
  • Yellin, Jean Pagan, and John C. Van Horne, eds. The Abolitionist Sisterhood: Women's Political Culture in Antebellum America (1994).

Politics and Government: Africa

  • Allen, Philip M. Madagascar: Conflicts of Authority in the Great Island (1995).
  • Ascherson, Neal. The King Incorporated: Leopold II in the Age of Trusts (1963).
  • Beyan, Amos J. The American Colonization Society and the Creation of the Liberian State: A Historical Perspective, 1822.1900 (1991).
  • Bowman, Larry W. Mauritius: Democracy and Development in the Indian Ocean (1991).
  • Christie, Iain. Samora Machel: A Biography (1989).
  • Christopher, A. J. The Atlas of Apartheid (1994).
  • Cohen, Ronald, Goran Hyden, and Winston P. Nagan, eds. Human Rights and Governance in Africa (1993).
  • Gourevitch, Philip. We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda (1998).
  • Hall, Margaret, and Tom Young. Confronting Leviathan: Mozambique Since Independence (1997).
  • Hochschild, Adam. King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa (1998).
  • Ihonvbere, Julius O. Economic Crisis, Civil Society, and Democratization: The Case of Zambia (1996).
  • Lemarchand, Rene. Political Awakening in the Belgian Congo (1964).
  • Leslie, Winesome J. Zaire: Continuity and Political Change in an Oppressive State (1993).
  • Joyce, Peter. Anatomy of a Rebel: Smith of Rhodesia: A Biography (1974).
  • Munslow, Barry, ed. Samora Machel, an African Revolutionary: Selected Speeches and Writings (1985).
  • Mandela, Nelson. Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (1994).
  • Mandela, Nelson. The Struggle Is My Life: His Speeches and Writings Brought Together to Mark His 60th Birthday (1978).
  • Mannick, A. R. Mauritius: The Politics of Change (1989).
  • Mazrui, Ali A. The Africans: A Triple Heritage (1986).
  • Minter, William. Apartheid's Contras: An Inquiry into the Pools of War in Angola and Mozambique (1994).
  • Nkomo, Joshua. Nkomo: The. Story of My Life (1984).
  • Nkomo, Joshua. Zimbabwe Must and Shall Be Totally Free (1977).
  • Nyerere, Julius K. The Arusha Declaration: Ten Years After (1977).
  • Nyerere, Julius K. Freedom and Socialism: Uhuru na Ujamaa: A Selection from Writings and Speeches, 1965.1967 (1968).
  • Nyerere, Julius K. Ujamaa: Essays on Socialism (1971).
  • Ormond, Roger. The Apartheid Handbook: A Guide to South Africa's Everyday Racial Policies (1985).
  • Quinn, Charlotte. Mandingo Kingdoms of the Senegambia: Traditionalism, Islam, and European Expansion (1972).
  • Rake, Alan. Who's Who in Africa: Leaders for the 1990s (1992).
  • Ruedy, John. Modern Algeria: The Origins and Development of a Nation (1992).
  • Salem, Norma. Habib Bourguiba, Islam and the Creation of Tunisia (1984).
  • Schatzberg, Michael. The Dialectics of Oppression in Zaire (1988).
  • Smith, Ian Douglas. The Great Betrayal: The Memoirs of Ian Douglas Smith (1997).
  • Thomas, Antony. Rhodes (1996).
  • Vansina, Jan. Paths in the Rainforests: Toward a History of Political Tradition in Equatorial Africa (1990).
  • Vines, Alex. Renamo: Terrorism in Mozambique (1991).
  • Williams, Michael W. Pan-Africanism: An Annotated Bibliography (1992).
  • Young, Crawford. Politics in the Congo: Decolonization and Independence (1965).

Politics and Government: Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Abbott, Elizabeth. Haiti: The Duvaliers and Their Legacy (1988).
  • Congress, Rick. The Afro-Nicaraguans: The Revolution and Autonomy (1987).
  • Conniff, Michael L., and Thomas J. Davis. Africans in the Americas: The History of the Black Diaspora (1994).
  • Davis, H. P. Black Democracy: The Story of Haiti (1967).
  • Ferguson, James. Papa Doc, Baby Doc: Haiti and the Duvaliers (1987).
  • Gay, Robert. Popular Organization and Democracy in Rio de Janeiro: A Tale of Two Favelas (1994).
  • Jeffrey, Henry B., and Colin Baser. Guyana: Politics, Economics, and Society: Beyond the Burnham Era (1986).
  • Lockhart, James. Spanish Peru, 1532.1560: A Social History (1994).
  • Lumdsen, I. Society and the State in Mexico (1991).
  • Moran, Charles. Black Triumvirate: A Study of L'Ouverture, Dessalines, Christophe: The Men Who Made Haiti (1957).
  • Perlman, Janice. The Myth of Marginality: Urban Poverty and Politics in Rio de Janeiro (1973).
  • Thomas, Hugh. Cuba: The Pursuit of Freedom (1971).
  • Vandercook, John W. Black Majesty: The Life of Christophe, King of Haiti (1934).
  • Williams, Eric. Inward Hunger: The Education of a Prime Minister (1969).
  • Worcester, Kent. C. L. R. James and the American Century, 1938.1953 (1980).

Politics and Government: North America

  • Agronsky, Jonathan. Marion Barry: The Politics of Race (1991).
  • Berry, Jason. Amazing Grace: With Charles Evers in Mississippi (1973).
  • Buni, Andrew. The Negro in Virginia Politics, 1902.1965 (1967).
  • Carmichael, Stokely, and Charles V. Hamilton. Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America (1992).
  • Chisholm, Shirley. Unbought and Unbossed (1970).
  • Clay, William L. Just Permanent Interests: Black Americans in Congress, 1870.1991 (1992).
  • Cutler, John Henry. Ed Brooke: Biography of a Senator (1972).
  • Duffy, Susan. Shirley Chisholm. In American Orators of the Twentieth Century. Edited by Barnard K. Duffy and Halford R. Ryan (1987).
  • Frady, Marshall. Jesse: The Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson (1996).
  • Gavins, Raymond. The Perils and Prospects of Southern Black Leadership: Gordon Blaine Hancock, 1884.1970 (1977).
  • Gosnell, Harold F. Negro Politicians: The Rise of Negro Politics in Chicago (1967).
  • Hamilton, Charles V. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.: The Political Biography of an American Dilemma (1991).
  • Haskins, James. Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (1973).
  • Haygood, Wil. King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (1993).
  • Jordan, Barbara, and Shelby Hearon. Barbara Jordan: A Self-Portrait (1979).
  • Kirwan, Albert Dennis. John J. Crittenden: The Struggle for the Union (1962).
  • Klehr, Harvey. The Heyday of American Communism: The Depression Decade (1984).
  • Kleppner, Paul. Chicago Divided: The Making of a Black Mayor (1985).
  • Kousser, J. Morgan. The Shaping of Southern Politics: Suffrage Restriction and the Establishment of the One-Party South, 1880.1910 (1974).
  • Lynch, John Roy. Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch. Edited by John Hope Franklin (1970).
  • Newton, Huey P. To Die for the People: The Writings of Huey Newton (1972).
  • Newton, Huey P. War Against the Panthers: A Study of Repression in America (1997).
  • Obadele, Imari. America the Nation State: The Politics of the United States from a State-building Perspective (1988).
  • O'Reilly, Kenneth. Nixon's Piano: Presidents and Racial Politics from Washington to Clinton (1995).
  • Payne J. Gregory, and Scott C. Ratzan. Tom Bradley: The Impossible Dream: A Biography (1986).
  • Phelps, Timothy M., and Helen Winternitz. Capitol Games: The Inside Story of Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill, and a Supreme Court Nomination (1993).
  • Powell, Colin L. My American Journey (1995).
  • Ragan, Sandra L. et al., ed. The Lynching of Language: Gender, Politics, and Power in the Hill-Thomas Hearings (1996).
  • Roth, David. Sacred Honor: A Biography of Colin Powell (1993).
  • Scheader, Catherine. Shirley Chisholm: Teacher and Congresswoman (1990).
  • Urquhart, Brian. Ralph Bunche: An American Life (1993).
  • Ware, Gilbert. William Hastie: Grace Under Pressure (1984).
  • Weinberg, Kenneth G. Black Victory: Carl Stokes and the Winning of Cleveland (1968).
  • Weiss, Nancy J. Farewell to the Party of Lincoln: Black Politics in the Age of FDR (1983).
  • Yancey, Dwayne. When Hell Froze Over: The Untold Story of Doug Wilder: A Black Politician's Rise to Power in the South (1988).

Press and Periodicals

  • Blassingame, John W., and Mae G. Henderson, eds. Antislavery Newspapers and Periodicals. 5 vols. (1980).
  • Bullock, Penelope L. The Afro-American Periodical Press, 1838.1909 (1981).
  • Crouchett, Lorraine J. Delilah Leontium Beasley: Oakland's Crusading Journalist (1990).
  • Dawkins, Wayne. Black Journalists: The NABJ Story (1993).
  • Hoffman, Frederick J., Charles Allen, and Carolyn R. Ulrich. The Little Magazine: A History and a Bibliography (1946).
  • Jacobs, Donald M. Antebellum Black Newspapers (1976).
  • Johnson, Abby Arthur, and Ronald Maberry Johnson. Propaganda and Aesthetics: The Literary Politics of African-American Magazines in the Twentieth Century (1991).
  • Joyce, Donald Franklin. Black Book Publishers in the United Slates: A Historical Dictionary of the Presses, 1817.1990 (1991).
  • Joyce, Donald Franklin. Gatekeepers of Black Culture: Black-Owned Book Publishing in the United Slates, 1817.1981 (1983).
  • McMurry, Linda O. Recorder of the Black Experience: Biography of Monroe Nathan Work (1985).
  • Oriard, Michael. Reading Football: How the Popular Press Created an American Spectacle (1993).
  • Suggs, Henry Lewis. P. B. Young, Newspaperman: Race, Politics, and Journalism in the New South, 1910.1962 (1988).
  • Wolseley, Roland E. The Black Press, U.S.A. (1990).

Race and Race Relations

  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony. The Ethics of Identity (2005).
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony, and Amy Gutmann. Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race (1996).
  • Andrews, George Reid. Blacks and Whites in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1888.1988 (1991).
  • Asante, Molefi Kete. The Afrocentric Idea (1987).
  • Asante, Molefi Kete. Afrocentricity (1988).
  • Asante, Molefi Kete. Kemet, Afrocentricity, and Knowledge (1990).
  • Bennett, Norman. Arab versus European: Diplomacy and War in Nineteenth-Century East Central Africa (1986).
  • Blakely, Allison. Blacks in the Dutch World: The Evolution of Racial Imagery in a Modern Society (1993).
  • Blakely, Allison. Russia and the Negro: Blacks in Russian History and Thought (1986).
  • Broussard, Albert S. Black San Francisco: The Struggle for Racial Equality in the West, 1900.1954 (1993).
  • Brown, Tony. Black Lies, White Lies: The Truth According to Tony Brown (1995).
  • Carew, Jan. Fulcrums of Change: Origins of Racism in the Americas (1988).
  • Conniff, Michael L. Black Labor on a White Canal: Panama 1904.1981 (1985).
  • Cortner, Richard C. A Mob Intent on Death: The NAACP and the Arkansas Riot Cases (1988).
  • Counter, S. Allen. North Pole Legacy: Black, White and Eskimo (1991).
  • D'Orso, Michael. Like Judgement Day: The Ruin and Redemption of a Town Called Rosewood (1996).
  • Ellsworth, Scott. Death in a Promised Land: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (1982).
  • Forbes, Jack D. Africans and Native Americans: The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black Peoples (1988).
  • Frazier, E. Franklin. On Race Relations: Selected Writings. Edited by Gilbert Edwards (1968).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man (1997).
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., and Cornel West. The Future of the Race (1996).
  • Gilroy, Paul. There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack: The Cultural Politics of Race and Nation (1991).
  • Guzman, Jessie P. Crusade for Civic Democracy: The Story of the Tuskegee Civic Association, 1941.1970 (1985).
  • Hair, William Ivy. Carnival of Fury: Robert Charles and the New Orleans Race Riot of 1900 (1976).
  • Hall, Stuart. Racism and Reaction. In Five Views on Multi-Racial Britain (1978).
  • Harris, Fred R., and Roger Wilkins, eds. Quiet Riots: Race and Poverty in the United States (1988).
  • Harrison, Alferdteen, ed. Black Exodus: The Great Migration from the American South (1991).
  • Hayden, Tom. Rebellion in Newark: Official Violence and Ghetto Response (1967).
  • Hirsh, Arnold R., and Joseph Logsdon. Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization (1992).
  • Holdredge, Helen. Mammy Pleasant (1953).
  • Hutchinson, Earl Ofari. Betrayed: A History of Presidential Failure to Protect Black Lives (1996).
  • Hutchinson, Earl Ofari. Blacks and Reds: Race and Class in Conflict, 1919.1990 (1995).
  • Lane, Ann J. The Brownsville Affair: National Crisis and Black Reaction (1971).
  • Lane, Roger. Roots of Violence in Black Philadelphia, 1860.1900 (1986).
  • Love, Spencie. One Blood: The Death and Resurrection of Charles Drew (1996).
  • Malcolm X, with Alex Haley. The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1964).
  • Martin, Tony. Race First: The Ideological and Organizational Struggles of Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (1986).
  • Miller, Floyd J. The Search for a Black Nationality: Black Colonization and Emigration, 1787.1863 (1975).
  • Moore, Joseph Thomas. Pride Against Prejudice: The Biography of Larry Doby (1988).
  • Morrison, Toni. Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (1992).
  • Morrison, Toni, ed. Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power: Essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and the Construction of Social Reality (1992).
  • Munford, Clarence. Race and Reparations: A Black Perspective for the Twenty-First Century (1996).
  • Myrdal, Gunnar. An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy (1944).
  • Nascimento, Abdias do. Africans in Brazil: A Pan-African Perspective (1992).
  • Nascimento, Abdias do. Racial Democracy in Brazil, Myth or Reality?: A Dossier of Brazilian Racism. Translated by Elisa Larkin do Nascimento; foreword by Wole Soyinka (1977).
  • Nash, Gary B. Forging Freedom: The Formation of Philadelphia's Black Community, 1720.1840 (1988).
  • Nash, Gary B. Race and Revolution (1990).
  • Patterson, Orlando. Freedom in the Making of Western Culture (1991).
  • Patterson, Orlando. The Ordeal of Integration: Progress and Resentment in America's .Racial. Crisis (1997).
  • Patterson, Orlando. Rituals of Blood: Consequences of Slavery in Two American Centuries (1998).
  • Prather, H. Leon. We Have Taken a City: Wilmington Racial Massacre and Coup of 1898 (1984).
  • Rabinowitz, Howard N. Race Relations in the Urban South, 1865.1890 (1996).
  • Ramos, Arthur. The Negro in Brazil (1951).
  • Rivlin, Gary. Fire on the Prairie: Chicago's Harold Washington and the Politics of Race (1993).
  • Rudwick, Elliott M. Race Riot at East St. Louis, July 2, 1917 (1964).
  • Shogan, Robert, and Tom Craig. The Detroit Race Riot: A Study in Violence (1964).
  • Skidmore, Thomas E. Black into White: Race and Nationality in Brazilian Thought (1974; revised ed., 1993).
  • Smith-Irvin, Jeannette. Footsoldiers of the Universal Negro Improvement Association: Their Own Words (1988).
  • Sullivan, Patricia. Days of Hope: Race and Democracy in the New Deal Era (1996).
  • Thomas, Brook. Plessy v. Ferguson: A Brief History with Documents (1997).
  • Tuttle, William M., Jr. Race Riot: Chicago in the Red Summer of 1919 (1970).
  • Tuttle, William M., Jr., ed. W. E. B. Du Bois (1973).
  • Ullman, Victor. Martin R. Delany: The Beginnings of Black Nationalism (1971).
  • Wade, Peter. Blackness and Race Mixture: The Dynamics of Racial Identity in Colombia (1993).
  • Wade, Peter. Race and Ethnicity in Latin America (1997).
  • Wagley, Charles, ed. Race and Class in Rural Brazil. 2d ed. (1963).
  • Weaver, John Downing. The Brownsville Raid (1970).
  • Weaver, John Downing. The Senator and the Sharecropper's Son: Exoneration of the Brownsville Soldiers (1997).
  • West, Cornel. Beyond Eurocentrism and Multiculturalism (1993).
  • West, Cornel. Black Theology and Marxist Thought (1979).
  • West, Cornel. Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America (1993).
  • West, Cornel. Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America (1993).
  • West, Cornel. Race Matters (1993).
  • Whitfield, Stephen J. A Death in the Delta: The Story of Emmett Till (1988).
  • Williamson, Joel. After Slavery: The Negro in South Carolina During Reconstruction, 1861.1877 (1965; reprint ed., 1990).
  • Williamson, Joel. The Crucible of Race: Black-White Relations in the American South Since Emancipation (1984).
  • Williamson, Joel. New People: Miscegenation and Mulattoes in the United States (1980).
  • Wilson, William Julius. The Bridge over the Racial Divide: Rising Inequality and Coalition Politics (1999).
  • Wolfenstein, Eugene Victor. The Victims of Democracy: Malcolm X and the Black Revolution (1981).
  • Wood, Joe, ed. Malcolm X: In Our Own Image (1992).

Religion

  • Austin-Broos, Diane. Jamaica Genesis: Religion and the Politics of Moral Orders (1997).
  • Baer, Hans A., and Merril Singer. African-American Religion in the Twentieth Century: Varieties of Protest and Accommodation (1992).
  • Boff, C., and L. Boff. Introducing Liberation Theology (1987).
  • Bragg, George Freeman. The History of the Afro-American Group of the Episcopal Church (1968).
  • Bragg, George Freeman. The Story of the First Blacks: Absalom Jones (1929).
  • Brown, Diana DeGroat. Umbanda: Religion and Politics in Urban Brazil (1994).
  • Campbell, James T. Songs of Zion: The African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States and South Africa (1995).
  • Carvalho, Jose Jorge de, and Rita Laura Segato. Shango Cult in Recife, Brazil (1992).
  • Cone, James H. Martin and Malcolm and America: A Dream or a Nightmare (1991).
  • Consenting, Donald J., ed. Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou (1995).
  • Cox, Harvey. Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Pentecostal Spirituality and the Reshaping of Religion in the Twenty-first Century (1995).
  • Davis, Cyprian. The History of Black Catholics in the United States (1990).
  • Deren, Maya. Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti (1953).
  • Desmangles, Leslie G. The Faces of the Gods: Vodou and Roman Catholicism in Haiti (1992).
  • Dorsey, Thomas Andrew. Say Amen, Somebody (1983).
  • Douglass, William. Annals of the First African Church in the United States of America, Now Styled the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, Philadelphia (1862).
  • Fairclough, Adam. To Redeem the Soul of America: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr. (1987).
  • Foley, Albert S. Bishop Healy: Beloved Outcaste (1954).
  • Foote, Julia. A Brand Plucked From the Fire. In Spiritual Narratives. Edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (1988).
  • Foner, Philip, ed. Black Socialist Preacher: The Teachings of Reverend George Washington Woodbey and His Disciple Reverend George W. Slater, Jr. (1983).
  • George, Carol V. R. Segregated Sabbaths: Richard Alien and the Emergence of Independent Black Churches 1760.1840 (1972).
  • Glazier, Stephen D. Marchin' the Pilgrims Home (1983).
  • Glazier, Stephen D., ed. Perspectives on Pentecostalism: Case Studies from the Caribbean and Latin America (1980).
  • Gonzáz-Whippler, Migene. The Santeria Experience: A Journey into the Miraculous. Rev. and exp. ed. (1992).
  • Gray, Richard. Black Christians and White Missionaries (1990).
  • Hayes, Diana L. And Still We Rise: An Introduction to Black Liberation Theology (1996).
  • Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks. Righteous Discontent: The Women's Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880.1920 (1993).
  • Jones, Ralph H. Charles Albert Tindley: Prince of Preachers (1982).
  • Klots, Steve. Richard Alien (1991).
  • Kostarelos, Frances. Feeling the Spirit: Faith and Hope in an Evangelical Black Storefront Church (1995).
  • Lincoln, C. Eric, and Lawrence Mamiya. The Black Church in the African-American Experience (1990).
  • MacRobert, Iain. The Black Roots and White Racism of Early Pentecostalism in the U.S.A. (1988).
  • Martin, Marie-Louise. Kimbangu: An African Prophet and His Church (1975).
  • Matory, J. Lorand. Sex and the Empire That Is No More: Gender and the Politics of Metaphor in Oyo Yoruba Religion (1994).
  • McKivigan, John R. The War against Proslavery Religion: Abolitionism and the Northern Churches, 1830.1865 (1984).
  • Metraux, Alfred. Voodoo in Haiti (1959).
  • Moses, Wilson Jeremiah. Black Messiahs and Uncle Toms: Social and Literary Manipulation of a Religious Myth (1982).
  • Mudimbe, Valentin. The Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy, and the Order of Knowledge (1988).
  • Murphy, Joseph M. Working the Spirit: Ceremonies of the African Diaspora (1994).
  • Ochs, Stephen J. Desegregating the Altar: The Josephites and the Struggle for Black Priests, 1871.1960 (1970).
  • Paris, Peter. Black Religious Leaders: Conflict in Unity (1991).
  • Payne, Daniel A. History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Vol. I (1891; reprint ed., 1968).
  • Ray, Benjamin. African Religions: Symbol, Ritual, and Community (1976).
  • Simpson, George Eaton. Black Religions in the New World (1978).
  • Thurman, Howard. With Head and Heart: The Autobiography of Howard Thurman (1979).
  • Tobias, Channing. Autobiography. In Thirteen Americans: Their Spiritual Biographies (1953).
  • Walls, William J. The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church: Reality of the Black Church (1974).
  • Washington, James M. Conversations with God (1994).
  • Watts, Jill. God, Harlem U.S.A: The Father Divine Story (1992).
  • Wippler, Migene Gonzáz. Santeria: The Religion (1982).

Slavery and the Slave Community

  • Abrahams, Roger, and John Szwed. After Africa: Extracts from British Travel Accounts and Journals of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Concerning the Slaves, Their Manners, and Customs in the British West Indies (1983).
  • Allan d. Austin, ed. African Muslims in Antebellum America: A Source Book (1984).
  • Andrews, William L., and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., eds. The Civitas Anthology of African-American Slave Narratives (1999).
  • Aptheker, Herbert. American Negro Slave Revolts. 6th ed. (1993).
  • Aptheker, Herbert. Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion (1966).
  • Beckles, Hilary. Afro-Caribbean Women and Resistance to Slavery in Barbados (1988).
  • Beckles, Hilary. Black Masculinity in Caribbean Slavery (1996).
  • Beckles, Hilary. Black Rebellion in Barbados: The Struggle against Slavery, 1627.1838 (1984).
  • Beckles, Hilary. Natural Rebels: A Social History of Enslaved Black Women in Barbados (1989).
  • Beckles, Hilary. White Servitude and Black Slavery in Barbados, 1627.1715 (1989).
  • Beckles, Hilary, ed. Inside Slavery: Process and Legacy in the Caribbean Experience (1996).
  • Bibb, Henry Walton. Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave (1849).
  • Blanchard, Peter. Slavery and Abolition in Early Republican Peru (1992).
  • Blassingame, John W., ed. The Frederick Douglass Papers. 4 vols. (1979.1991).
  • Blassingame, John W. The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South. Rev. ed. (1979).
  • Blight, David W. Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee (1989).
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  • Mattoso, Katia M. de Queiros. To Be a Slave in Brazil, 1550.1888. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer (1994).
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  • Miller, Randall M., and John David Smith, eds. Dictionary of Afro-American Slavery. 2d ed. (1997).
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  • Noonan, John T. The Antelope: The Ordeal of the Recaptured Africans in the Administrations of James Monroe and John Quincy Adams (1977).
  • Northrup, Solomon. Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northrup, a Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, from a Cotton Plantation near the Red River, in Louisiana (1853).
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  • Oates, Stephen B. To Purge This Land with Blood: A Biography of John Brown. 2d ed. (1984).
  • Palmer, Colin. Slaves of the White God: Blacks in Mexico, 1570.1650 (1976).
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  • Stuckey, Sterling. Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America (1987).
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  • Truth, Sojourner, and Olive Gilbert. Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a Northern Slave, Emancipated from Bodily Servitude by the State of New York, in 1828 (1850).
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Social Conditions

  • Abu-Lughod, Janet L. Rabat: Urban Apartheid in Morocco (1980).
  • Barfield, Thomas J. The Nomadic Alternative (1993).
  • Beckwourth, James P. The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth, Mountaineer, Scout and Pioneer and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians. Edited by T. D. Banner (1965).
  • Bloch, Herman D. The Circle of Discrimination: An Economic and Social Study of the Black Man in New York (1969).
  • Bristow, Peggy, et al. We're Rooted Here and They Can't Pull Us Up: Essays in African Canadian Women's History (1994).
  • Brown, Claude. Manchild in the Promised Land (1965).
  • Caminha, Adolfo. The Black Man and the Cabin Boy. Translated by E. Lacey (1982).
  • Connolly, Harold X. A Ghetto Grows in Brooklyn (1977).
  • Curry, Leonard P. The Free Black in Urban America, 1800.1850: The Shadow of the Dream (1981).
  • Daniel, Walter C. Afro-American Journals, 1827.1980: A Reference Book (1982).
  • Davis, Charles T., and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., eds. The Slave's Narrative (1985).
  • Derricotte, Toi. The Black Notebooks: An Interior Journey (1997).
  • Durham, Philip, and Everett L. Jones. The Negro Cowboys (1965).
  • Gatewood, Willard B. Aristocrats of Color: The Black Elite, 1880.1920 (1990).
  • Girvan, Norman. Poverty, Empowerment and Social Development in the Caribbean (1997).
  • Henderson, Alexa Benson. Atlanta Life Insurance Company: Guardian of Black Economic Dignity (1990).
  • Lawrence, Elizabeth A. Rodeo: An Anthropologist Looks at the Wild and the Tame (1982).
  • Levine, Donald N. Greater Ethiopia: The Evolution of a Multi-Ethnic Society (1974).
  • Levine, Robert M., and Jos Carlos Sebe Bom Meihy. The Life and Death of Carolina Maria de Jesus (1995).
  • Litwack, Leon F. Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery (1979).
  • Litwack, Leon F. Trouble in Mind: Black Southerners in the Age of Jim Crow (1998).
  • Markowitz, Gerald E., and David Rosner. Children, Race, and Power: Kenneth and Mamie Clark's Northside Center (1996).
  • Ottley, Roi. The Lonely Warrior: The Life and Time of Robert S. Abbott (1955).
  • Ottley, Roi and William Weatherby, eds. The Negro in New York: An Informal Social History (1967).
  • Patterson, James T. America's Struggle Against Poverty, 1900.1994 (1994).
  • Pino, Julio Cesar. Family and Favela: The Reproduction of Poverty in Rio de Janeiro (1997).
  • Rainwater, Lee. Behind Ghetto Walls: Black Families in a Federal Slum (1970).
  • Reid, Ira De Augustine. The Negro Immigrant: His Background, Characteristics, and Social Adjustment, 1899.1937 (1939).
  • Tarry, Ellen. The Other Toussaint: A Modern Biography of Pierre Toussaint, a Post-Revolutionary Black (1981).
  • Vestal, Stanley. Mountain Men (1937).
  • Whitten, Norman. Black Frontiersmen: A South American Case (1974).
  • Whitten, Norman, ed. Cultural Transformations and Ethnicity in Modern Ecuador (1981).
  • Wilson, William Julius. When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor (1996).

Society and Culture

  • Abrahams, Roger D. Deep Down in the Jungle: Negro Narrative Folklore from the Streets of Philadelphia (1964).
  • Abrahams, Roger D. Singing the Master: The Emergence of African-American Culture in the Plantation South (1992).
  • Abrahams, Roger D. Talking Black (1976).
  • Adjaye, Joseph K., and Adrianne R. Andrews, eds. Language, Rhythm, and Sound: Black Popular Cultures into the Twenty-first Century (1997).
  • Cassidy, Frederic G. Jamaica Talk: Three Hundred Years of the English Language in Jamaica (1961).
  • Dance, Daryl C. Shuckin' and Jivin': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans (1978).
  • Dates, Jannette L., and William Barlow, eds. Split Image: African-Americans in the Mass Media (1990).
  • Dynes, Wayne R., ed. Encyclopedia of Homosexuality (1990).
  • Edelman, Marian Wright. The Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours (1992).
  • Ewers, Traute. The Origin of American Black English: Be-Forms in the HOODOO Texts (1996).
  • Ferguson, Sheila. Soul Food: Classic Cuisine from the Deep South (1989).
  • Harris, Jessica B. Iron Pots and Wooden Spoons: Africa's Gifts to New World Cooking (1989).
  • Holloway, Joseph E., ed. Africanisms in American Culture (1990).
  • hooks, bell, Black Is a Woman's Color. In Bearing Witness: Selections from African-American Autobiography in the Twentieth Century. Edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (1991).
  • Huggins, Nathan Irvin. Harlem Renaissance (1971).
  • Hunter-Gault, Charlayne. In My Place (1992).
  • Karenga, Maulana. The African-American Holiday of Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community, and Culture (1988).
  • Karenga, Maulana. Introduction to Black Studies. 2d ed. (1993).
  • Kitwana, Bakari. The Rap on Gangsta Rap: Who Run It? Gangsta Rap and Visions of Black Violence (1994).
  • Labov, William. Language in the Inner City: Studies in the Black English Vernacular (1972).
  • Levine, Lawrence W. Black Culture and Black Consciousness (1977).
  • Minnick-Taylor, Kathleen, and Charles Taylor II. Kwanzaa: How to Celebrate It in Your Own Home (1994).
  • Newman, Richard. Words Like Freedom: Essays on African-American Culture and History (1996).
  • Newman, Richard, comp. Black Access: A Bibliography of Afro-American Bibliographies (1984).
  • Secretan, Thierry. Going into Darkness: Fantastic Coffins from Africa (1995).
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Sports

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  • Angell, Roger. The Summer Game (1972).
  • Ashe, Arthur. Days of Grace: A Memoir (1993).
  • Ashe, Arthur. A Hard Road to Glory: A History of the African-American Athlete (1988).
  • Berger, Phil. Blood Season: Tyson and the World of Boxing (1989).
  • Chamberlain, Wilt. The View From Above (1991).
  • Davis, Michael D. Black American Women in Olympic Track and Field: A Complete Illustrated Reference (1992).
  • Fleischer, Nat. Black Dynamite: The Story of the Negro in the Prize Ring from 1782 to 1838 (1938).
  • Frazier, Joe, and Phil Berger. Smokin' Joe: The Autobiography of a Heavyweight Champion of the World, Smokin' Joe Frazier (1996).
  • Galeano, Eduardo. Football in Sun and Shadow (1998).
  • George, Nelson. Elevating the Game: Black Men and Basketball (1992).
  • Gibson, Bob. From Ghetto to Glory: The Story of Bob Gibson (1968).
  • Gonzalez Echevarria, Roberto. The Pride of Havana: The History of Cuban Baseball (1999).
  • Green, Tim. The Dark Side of the Game: The Unauthorized NFL Playbook (1996).
  • Gutman, Bill. The Harlem Globetrotters (1977).
  • Heller, Peter. Bad Intentions: The Mike Tyson Story (1989).
  • Holyfield, Evander, and Bernard Holyfield. Holyfield: The Humble Warrior (1996).
  • Hurd, Michael. Black College Football, 1892.1992: One Hundred Years of History, Education, and Pride (1993).
  • Jackson, Reginald, with Mike Lupica. Reggie (1984).
  • Johnson, Cecil. Guts: Legendary Black Rodeo Cowboy Bill Pickett (1994).
  • Klapisch, Bob. High and Tight: The Rise and Fall of Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry (1996).
  • Libby, Bill. Goliath: The Wilt Chamberlain Story (1977).
  • Lopes, Jose Sergio Leite. Successes and Contradictions in .Multiracial. Brazilian Football. In Entering the Field: New Perspectives on World Football. Edited by Gary Armstrong and Richard Giulianotti (1997).
  • Lovett, Charles C. Olympic Marathon: A Centennial History of the Games' Most Storied Race (1997).
  • Maltby, Marc S. The Origins and Early Development of Professional Football (1997).
  • Mason, Tony. Passion of the People? Football in South America (1995).
  • Musick, Phil. Reflections on Roberto (1994).
  • Neft, David S. The Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of Professional NFL Football, from 1892 to the Present (1991).
  • Peterson, Robert. Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-black Professional Teams (1992).
  • Plowden, Martha Ward. Olympic Black Women (1996).
  • Porter, David L., ed. Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Basketball and Other Indoor Sports (1989).
  • Rampersad, Arnold. Jackie Robinson: A Biography (1997).
  • Ribowsky, Mark. Don't Look Back: Satchel Paige and the Shadows of Baseball (1994).
  • Riley, James A. The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues (1994).
  • Riley, James A. Dandy, Day and the Devil (1987).
  • Roberts, Randy. Papa Jack: Jack Johnson and the Era of White Hopes (1983).
  • Robinson, Jackie, with Alfred Duckett. I Never Had It Made (1972).
  • Robinson, Ray, and Dave Anderson. Sugar Ray (1969).
  • Sammons, Jeffrey T. Beyond the Ring: The Role of Boxing in American Society (1988).
  • Satchel, Leroy. Pitchin' Man: Satchel Paige's Own Story (1992).
  • Tygiel, Jules. Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy (1983).