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Dawson, Keila V.

Summary: "A nonfiction picture book about The Green Book, a travel guide for African Americans during segregation, and the man who wrote it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Beaming Books] 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.896 DAW

Sorin, Gretchen Sullivan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "How the automobile fundamentally changed African American life-the true history beyond the Best Picture-winning movie. The ultimate symbol of independence and possibility, the automobile has shaped this country from the moment the first Model T rolled off Henry Ford's assembly line. Yet cars have always held distinct importance for African Americans, allowing black families to evade the many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 SOR

Summary: Chronicling the riveting history and personal experiences, at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming, of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond, it explores the deep background of a recent phrase rooted in realities that have been an indelible part of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DRI

Trillin, Calvin

Summary: An anthology of previously uncollected essays, originally published in "The New Yorker," reflects the work of the eminent journalist's early career and traces his witness to the fledgling years of desegregation in Georgia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 TRI

Berger, Martin A.

Summary: Photographers shot millions of pictures of the black civil rights struggle between the close of World War II and the early 1970s, yet most Americans today can recall just a handful of images that look remarkably similar. In the popular imagination, the civil rights movement is remembered in dramatic photographs of protestors attacked with police dogs and fire hoses, firebombs and shotguns, tear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Of California 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.119 FRE

Eig, Jonathan

Summary: "The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle. 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 the twentieth century's greatest radicals and most compelling figures. At his funeral in 2016, eulogists said...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ALI EIG

Howard, Ravi.

Summary: An indelible portrait of prejudice and promise, friendship and loyalty, a daring look at race and class in pre-Civil Rights America, played out in the lives of two remarkable men.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Audio 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HOW

Bausum, Ann.

Summary: Explores how the media, politics, the civil rights movement, and labor protests all converged to set the scene for one of Dr. King's greatest speeches and for his tragic death on April 4, 1968, in Memphis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.1196 BAU

Duncan, Alice Faye

Summary: Recounts the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his final speech to strikers the night before his assassination, and details the perseverance of strikers before and after his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 331.892 DUN

Summary: Product Description: During the summer of 1967, race riots swept across U.S. cities. Detroit was the scene of one of the worst of these. "The State of Black Michigan" is a landmark volume that investigates how, since 1967, Michigan's black population has changed, how its interactions with the white community have altered, and, most important, how policymakers can act to further narrow the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 305.896 STA

Boseman, Chadwick

Summary: Depicts the early career of Jackie Robinson as he became the first African American Major League Baseball player when he was signed to the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FOR

Boseman, Chadwick

Summary: Depicts the early career of Jackie Robinson as he became the first African American Major League Baseball player when he was signed to the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FOR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fo

Moore, Wes

Summary: Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MOORE MOR

Moore, Wes

Summary: Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MOORE, WES MOO

Sellers, Bakari

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "The CNN analyst and youngest state representative in South Carolina's history illuminates the lives of America's forgotten rural, Black working-class men and women"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SELLERS, BAKARI SEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B SELLERS SEL

Williams, Rachel Marie-Crane

Summary: "In the heat of June in 1943, a wave of destructive and deadly civil unrest took place in the streets of Detroit. The city was under the pressures of both war-time industrial production and the nascent civil rights movement - a powder keg waiting to go off. Thirty-four people were killed, most were Black, and over half were killed by police. Two thousand people were arrested and over 700...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 WIL

Jones, Martha S.

Summary: This volume explores the roles black women played in their communities' social movements and the consequences of elevating women into positions of visibility and leadership. Martha Jones reveals how, throughout the 19th century, the "woman question" was at the core of movements against slavery and for civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Jon

Hartman, Saidiya V.

Summary: "A breathtaking exploration of the lives of young black women in the early twentieth century. In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth century. Free love, common-law and transient marriages, serial partners, cohabitation outside of wedlock, queer relations,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 HAR

Summary: The 1960s was defined by a common effort to fight against injustice. Mike Gray, a Chicago filmmaker, used his camera to document the politics of the streets from the riots in the social upheaval, to the rising of two prolific groups fighting prejudice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AME

Wilkins, Ebony

Summary: "It's March 2, 1955, and an ordinary 15-year-old girl from Montgomery, Alabama is about to do something extraordinary. When a white bus driver orders Claudette Colvin to give up her seat for a white passenger, she refuses to move. After Claudette is arrested, her brave actions help inspire Civil Rights leaders organize bus boycotts and perform similar acts to defy segregation laws. Eventually,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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