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JULY 2024


To honor Black History Month a selection of the most esteemed

 Black Leaders are being featured.

From essays and memoirs to biographies, there is something for everyone.

This display may be of interest to those studying World Literature, English and History.

For further book searches, take a look at our online catalog!

On Display

A Call to Conscience by Clayborne Carson; Kris Shepard; Andrew Young

Call Number: E185.97 .K5 A5 2001

ISBN: 0446523992

Publication Date: 2001-01-15

The Best of Enemies, Movie Edition by Osha Gray Davidson 

Call Number: E185.61 .D29 2018

ISBN: 9781469646602

Publication Date: 2019-02-01

Hemingway and the Black Renaissance by Charles Scruggs; Gary Edward Holcomb 

Call Number: PS3515. E37 Z61776 2012

ISBN: 9780814211779

Publication Date: 2012-03-02

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Christiansen, Bob 

Call Number: PS 3557 .A355 A85 2004 DVD

ISBN: 0738930938

Publication Date: 2005

The Obama Portraits by Taína Caragol; Dorothy Moss; Richard Powell; Kim Sajet 

Call Number: E908.3 .O35 2020

ISBN: 9780691203287

Publication Date: 2020-02-11

A moment in history: the inauguration of Barack Obama by Barack Obama 

Call Number: E908.3 .M66 2009 DVD

ISBN: 0788609939

Publication Date: 2009

Becoming by Michelle Obama 

Call Number: E909 .O24 A3 2018

ISBN: 9781524763138

Publication Date: 2018-11-13

What Moves at the Margin by Toni Morrison; Carolyn C. Denard 

Call Number: PS3563.O8749 A6 2008

ISBN: 9781604730173

Publication Date: 2008-03-25

The Smell of Slavery by Andrew Kettler 

Call Number: HT871 .K47 2020

ISBN: 9781108490733

Publication Date: 2020-05-28

The Voting Rights War by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall; C. T. Vivian

Call Number: JK1924 .B76 2016

ISBN: 9781442266896

Publication Date: 2016-08-22

Five for Freedom by Eugene L. Meyer 

Call Number: E451 .M49 2018

ISBN: 9781613735718

Publication Date: 2018-06-01

Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers by Kent Spriggs 

Call Number: E185.615 .V63 2017

ISBN: 9780813054322

Publication Date: 2017-06-06

The American Civil Rights Movement by Linda Jacobs Altman 

Call Number: E185.61 .A447 2004

ISBN: 0766019446

Publication Date: 2004-01-01

Freedom Riders by Raymond Arsenault 

Call Number: E185.61 .A69 2006

ISBN: 0195136748

Publication Date: 2006-01-15

Envisioning Emancipation by Deborah Willis; Barbara Krauthamer 

Call Number: E185.2 .W68 2013

ISBN: 9781439909850

Publication Date: 2012-12-05

Black Firsts by Jessie Carney Smith

Call Number: E185 .B574 2003

ISBN: 1578591422

Publication Date: 2002-12-01

Black History Month

Paving the Road to Freedom!

To honor Black History Month Paul H. Thompson Library would like to share some of our favorite books with you from people who paved the way to freedom, from Slavery to  Emancipation to Civil Rights. Come and view a selection of the most esteemed books that have been written about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, and countless others that may interest you.

This  display may be of interest to the those studying, English, Arts, World History, and Religion. For further book searches, take a look at our online catalog!