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Summary: "From acclaimed scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Gospel explores Black spirituality through sermon and song. From the blues to hip-hop, African Americans have been the driving force of sonic innovation for over a century. But, while musical styles come and go, there is one sound that has been a constant source of strength, courage, and wisdom. It is a message that resounds from the pulpit to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Twitty, Michael

Summary: "The James Beard award-winning author of the acclaimed The Cooking Gene explores the cultural crossroads of Jewish and African diaspora cuisine and issues of memory, identity, and food. In Koshersoul, Michael W. Twitty considers the marriage of two of the most distinctive culinary cultures in the world today: the foods and traditions of the African Atlantic and the global Jewish diaspora. To...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5676 TWI

Faxio, Tomesha

Summary: "A visual celebration of natural Black hair that highlights the powerful connection between mothers and daughters during their wash day rituals." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter / Publishers 2024

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Jackson, Jenn M.

Summary: "Jenn M. Jackson has been known to bring deep historical acuity to some of the most controversial topics in America today. Now, in their first book, Jackson applies their critical analysis to the questions that have long energized their work: Why has Black women's freedom fighting been so overlooked throughout history, and what has our society lost in the meantime? A love letter to those who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2024

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: 305.48 JAC

Jefferson, Margo

Summary: "Stunning for her daring originality, the author of Negroland gives us what she calls "a temperamental autobiography," comprised of visceral, intimate fragments that fuse criticism and memoir. Margo Jefferson constructs a nervous system with pieces of different lengths and tone, conjoining arts writing (poem, song, performance) with life writing (history, psychology). The book's structure is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JEFFERSON, MARGO JEF

Wilkinson, Crystal

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "A lyrical culinary journey that explores the hidden stories of Black Appalachians through powerful essays and forty comforting recipes from the Poet Laureate of Kentucky. Years ago, when O. Henry Prize-winning writer Crystal Wilkinson was baking a jam cake, she felt her late grandmother's presence. She soon realized that she was not the only cook in her kitchen. There were an abundance of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter/Publishers 2024

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5975 WIL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Reynolds, Jason

Summary: A celebration of Langston Hughes and African American authors he inspired, told through the lens of the party held at the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in 1991.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE REY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE REY

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