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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

Bracks, Lean'tin L.

Summary: "Updated and revised for the first time in over a decade, the second edition of African American Almanac: 400 Years of Black Excellence is a comprehensive and inspiring book that celebrates the African American experience, highlighting the extraordinary people and their profound influence on American history. It covers a wide range of topics, including literature, art, music, the civil rights...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Visible Ink Press 2024

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Mwai, Melissa H.

Summary: "Learn all about the amazing African American culture of Harlem with this fun-filled nonfiction reader--carefully leveled to help children progress . . . 'Harlem Renaissance' will introduce kids to the exciting lives, music, art and ideas of the African American community of Harlem 100 years ago--and is a motivating introduction to using essential nonfiction reading skills, proving ideal for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2024

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MWA

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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Gates, Henry Louis

Summary: "A magnificent, foundational reckoning with how Black Americans have used the written word to define and redefine themselves, in resistance to the lies of racism and often in heated disagreement with each other, over the course of the country's history. Distilled over many years from Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s legendary Harvard introductory course in African American Studies, The Black Box:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2024

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 908.996 GAT

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