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Summary: In this joyous collection of essays about historically Black colleges and universities, alumni both famous and up-and-coming write testimonials about the schools and experiences that shaped their lives and made them who they are today. Edited by the host of NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday , Ayesha Rascoe--with a distinguished and diverse set of contributors including Oprah Winfrey, Stacey Abrams,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 378.1 HBC

Moore, Leonard N.

Summary: "How do we talk about Black history and racism in the United States on college campuses? In a series of essays, Professor Leonard Moore outlines how he has taught courses on African American history at colleges with a largely white student body. As an African American professor, he has had to find ways to teach to a diverse classroom, but one that is often dominated by white students with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Texas Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 MOO

Garrett, Kent

Summary: The untold story of the Harvard class of '63, whose Black students fought to create their own identities on the cusp between integration and affirmative action. In the fall of 1959, Harvard recruited eighteen 'Negro' boys as an early form of affirmative action. Four years later they would graduate as African Americans. Some fifty years later, one of these trailblazing Harvard grads, Kent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 378.1 GAR

Fischer, David Hackett

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A brilliant synthesis of African and African-American history that shows how slavery differed in different regions of the country, and how the Africans and their descendants influenced the culture, commerce, and laws of the early United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 FIS

Chou, Elaine Hsieh

Summary: "A struggling PhD student makes a shocking discovery about a famous Chinese American poet that sets into motion a series of escalating events, both humorous and fraught, that culminates in an incendiary reckoning of her relationships, beliefs, and identity"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: FIC CHO
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Martin, Rachel Louise

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "An intimate portrait of a small Southern town living through tumultuous times, this propulsive piece of forgotten civil rights history--about the first school to attempt court-ordered desegregation in the wake of Brown v. Board--will forever change how you think of the end of racial segregation in America. In graduate school, Rachel Martin volunteered with a Southern oral history project. One...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379.2 MAR

Makos, Adam

Summary: "A young adult adaptation of the national bestseller that details the true story of two Navy pilots from divergent racial and economic backgrounds who forge a deep friendship during the Korean War as they face extraordinary circumstances." --Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

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2 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 951.904 MAK

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