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Gordon, Ed

Summary: Hard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, Conversations in Black offers sage wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, and, with help from his mighty team of black intelligentsia, veteran journalist Ed Gordon creates hope and a timeless new narrative on what the future of black leadership should look like and how we can get there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 GOR

Summary: "THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BLA

Summary: Live recordings and dramatic readings of interviews with former slaves. The original recordings were made by interviewers from the Federal Writers' Project in the early 1930s and placed in the Library of Congress. They have now been re-mastered and made available to the American public.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.362 rem

Levine, Ellen.

Summary: Southern blacks who were young and involved in the civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s describe their experiences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2000

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

Lanier, Shannon.

Summary: Depicts the descendents of Thomas Jefferson and wife Martha, and also those of his relationship with slave Sally Hemings, with whom he had seven children. Ages 11 and older.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 LAN

Wickham, DeWayne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.929 WIC

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WHE

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Minnesota Public Radio 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN REM

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press, in association with Lyndhurst Books of the Center for Documentary Studies of Duke University 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 REM

Nelson, Stanley

Summary: "After midnight on December 10, 1964, in Ferriday, Louisiana, African American Frank Morris awoke to the sound of breaking glass. Outside his home and shoe shop, standing behind the shattered window, Klansmen tossed a lit match inside the store, now doused in gasoline, and instantly set the building ablaze. A shotgun pointed to Morris's head blocked his escape from the flames. Four days later...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.4 NEL

Summary: "An anthology of African folktales playfully interpreted by modern cartoonists."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 398.2 GIR

Summary: This portrait of Jason Holliday, a black gay prostitute who dreams of a career as a nightclub performer, is drawn from twelve consecutive hours of filming in a New York City apartment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC POR

Brown, Adrienne M.

Summary: "How do we make social justice the most pleasurable human experience? How can we awaken within ourselves desires that make it impossible to settle for anything less than a fulfilling life? Author and editor adrienne maree brown finds the answer in something she calls "pleasure activism," a politics of healing and happiness that explodes the dour myth that changing the world is just another form...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AK Press 2019

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