Saturday, February 2, 2019

Incomplete Black History Bibliography


In Search of the Racial Frontier: African Americans in the American West 1528-1990 by Quintard Taylor

Kansas -

Blacks in Topeka, Kansas 1865 to 1915 by Thomas Cox

African American Topeka by Sherrita Camp

In Search of Canaan; Black Migration to Kansas 1879-80 by Robert  Athearn

African Americans on the great Plains an Anthology by Glasrud and Braithwaite

Exodusters:  Black Migration to Kansas After the Reconstruction by Nell Irvin Painter


Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington

The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. DuBois

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

The Autobiography of Malcolm X with Alex Hailey

Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House; Memoirs of an African-American Seamstress by Elizabeth Keckley


Our Kind of People by Lawrence Graham

White Rage; the Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson

Becoming by Michelle Obama

The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

Devil in the Grove by Gilbert King

Burden; A Preacher, A Klansman and the story of Redemption in the Modern South by Hargrave

My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King

Hellhound on His Trail by Hampton Slides

John Buck O'Neil: The Rookie, the Man, the Legacy, 1938 by Phil Dixon

The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle that Brought Down the Klan by Lawrence Leamer

Some of My Best Friends Are Black by Tanner Colby

Lift Up Thy Voice:  The Grimke Family's Journey from Slaveholdes to Civil Rights Leaders by Mark Perry


Red Summer by Cameron McWhirter

Riot and Remembrance by James Hirsch

Encyclopedia of American Race Riots edited by Walter Rucker and James Nathaniel Upton


The Defender by Ethan Michaeli

Whither the Black Press by Clint Wilson

Brown v. Board

Simple Justice by Richared Kluger

A Time to Lose by Paul Wilson


Eye on the Prize by Juan Williams

The Children by David Halberstam

Eyes on the Prize  Civil Rights Reader;  Documents, Speaches, and Firsthand Accoutns fomr the Black Freedom Struggle by Carson, Gorrow, Gill,  Harding, Hine (editors)

 Thurgood Marshall:

Showdown by Wil Haygood

Thurgood Marshall; American Revolutionary by Juan Williams


John "Buck" O'Neil; The Rookie, The Man, The Legacy by Phil Dixon

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