Black History

February 28, 2011

Black History Month

In the News: Although Black History Month is coming to an end, it doesn’t mean that we cannot continue to commemorate the achievements of Blacks and celebrate their rich history. So this week we share some of the library’s newest titles on Black history and culture.

Acting White: The Curious History of a Racial Slur
By Ron Christie. St. Martin’s Press, 2010
Call Number: E185.625 .C495 2010

African American Actresses: The Struggle for Visibility, 1900-1960
By Charlene Regester. Indiana University Press, 2010
Call Number: PN1995.9 .N4 R42 2010

The African American Entrepreneur: Then and Now
By W. Sherman Rogers. Praeger, 2010
Call Number: HD2358.5 .U6 R65 2010

African American History Reconsidered
By Pero Gaglo Dagbovie. University of Illinois Press, 2010
Call Number: E184.65 .D34 2010

African American Writers and Classical Tradition
By William W. Cook and James Tatum. The University of Chicago Press, 2010
Call Number: PS153 .N5 C665 2010

African Americans and the Presidency: The Road to the White House
Edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and Cary D. Wintz. Routledge, 2010
Call Number: E185.96 .A455 2010

African Americans and the Haitian Revolution: Selected Essays and Historical Documents
Edited by Maurice Jackson and Jacqueline Bacon. Routledge, 2010
Call Number: E185.625 .A3843 2010

African Americans Doing Feminism: Putting Theory into Everyday Practice
Edited by Aaronette M. White. SUNY Press, 2010
Call Number: HQ1410 .A35 2010

African Americans in Georgia: A Reflection of Politics and Policy in the New South
Edited by Pearl K. Ford. Mercer University Press, 2010
Call Number: E185.93 .G4 A37 2010

At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistance – A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power
By Danielle L. McGuire. Alfred A. Knopf, 2010
Call Number: E185.61 .M4777 2010

Barack Obama and the Jim Crow Media: The Return of the Nigger Breakers
By Ishmael Reed. Baraka Books, 2010
Call Number: E907 .R43 2010

Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women’s Activism in the Beauty Industry
By Tiffany M. Gill. University of Illinois Press, 2010
Call Number: E185.86 .G494 2010

Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self
By Danielle Evans. Riverhead Books, 2010
Call Number: PS3605 .V3648 B44 2010

Between Good and Ghetto: African American Girls and Inner-City Violence
By Nikki Jones. Rutgers University Press, 2010
Call Number: HN90 .V5 J66 2010

Black Conservative Intellectuals in Modern America
By Michael L. Ondaatje. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010
Call Number: E185.89 .I56 O53 2010

Black Masculinity and Sexual Politics
By Anthony J. Lemelle, Jr. Routledge, 2010
Call Number: BF692.5 .L46 2010

Black Rage in New Orleans: Police Brutality and African American Activism from World War II to Hurricane Katrina.
By Leonard N. Moore. Louisiana State University Press, 2010
Call Number: F379 .N557 M66 2010

Black Women in Interracial Relationships: In Search of Love and Solace
By Kellina M. Craig-Henderson. Transaction Publishers, 2011
Call Number: HQ801.8 .C732 2010

Blackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana Communities
Edited by Regina E. Spellers and Kimberly R. Moffitt. Hampton Press, 2010
Call Number: TT972 .B527 2010

Blacking Up: Hip-Hop’s Remix of Race and Identity (DVD)
Directed by Robert A. Clift. California Newsreel, 2010
Call Number: ML3918 .R37 B53 2010 (Boca Raton Media Center)

Bulldaggers, Pansies, and Chocolate Babies: Performance, Race, and Sexuality in the Harlem Renaissance
By James F. Wilson. University of Michigan Press, 2010
Call Number: PS338 .N4 W555 2010

Cultural Codes: Makings of a Black Music Philosophy: An Interpretive History from Spirituals to Hip Hop
By William C. Banfield. Scarecrow Press, 2010
Call Number :ML3479 .B364 2010

Damn Near White: An African American Family’s Rise from Slavery to Bittersweet Success
By Carolyn Marie Wilkins. University of Missouri Press, 2010
Call Number: E185.86 .W479 2010

A Day Late and a Dollar Short: High Hopes and Deferred Dreams in Obama’s “postracial” America
By Robert E. Pierre and Jon Jeter. Wiley, 2010
Call Number: E185.615 .P535 2010

Delia’s Tears: Race, Science, and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America
By Molly Rogers. Yale University Press, 2010
Call Number: E445 .S7 R64 2010

Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical Memory, and the Black Body
By Harvey Young. University of Michigan Press, 2010
Call Number: E185.625 .Y68 2010

Extravagant Abjection: Blackness, Power, and Sexuality in the African American Literary Imagination
By Darieck Scott. New York University, 2010
Call Number: PS374 .N4 S36 2010

Fierce Angels: The Strong Black Woman in American Life and Culture
By Sheri parks. One World/Ballantine Books, 2010
Call Number: E185.86 .P277 2010

High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America
By Jessica B. Harris. Bloomsbury, 2011
Call Number: TX715 .H29972 .2011

The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron
By Howard Bryant. Pantheon Books, 2010
Call Number: GV865 .A25 B79 2010

Louie Bluie (DVD)
Directed by Terry Zwigoff. The Criterion Collection, 2010 (released 1985)
Call Number: ML419 .A748 L68 2010

My Times in Black and White: Race and Power at the New York Times
By Gerald M. Boyd. Lawrence Hill Books, 2010
Call Number: PN4874 .B638 A3 2010

The New Plantation: Black Athletes, College Sports, and Predominantly White NCAA Institutions
By Billy Hawkins. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Call Number: GV706.32 .H38 2010

Segregating Sound: Inventing Folk and Pop Music in the Age of Jim Crow
By Karl Hagstrom Miller. Duke University Press, 2010
Call Number: ML3551 .M56 2010

The Self in Black and White: Race and Subjectivity in Postwar American Photography
By Erina Duganne. Dartmouth College Press, 2010
Call Number: TR23 .D84 2010

Setting Down the Sacred Past: African-American Race Histories
By Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010
Call Number: E185.625 .M314 2010

The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress
By William Jelani Cobb. Walker & Co., 2010
Call Number: E185.61 .C62 2010

To Serve the Living: Funeral Directors and the African American Way of Death
By Suzanne E. Smith. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010
Call Number: GT3203 .S75 2010

Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body
By Cassandra Jackson. Routledge, 2011
Call Number: NX652 .A37 J33 2010