Frank and Ricco, Roger. BILL TRAYLOR: HIS ART, HIS
Recently discovered paintings and drawings
by a former slave.
G. William. BLACK CINEMA TREASURES: LOST AND
The rediscovery and impact of an old
collection of films made by Black filmmakers for
William, editor. BLACK THUNDER: AN ANTHOLOGY OF
CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN AMERICAN
"Ma Rainy's Black Bottom," "The Colored
Museum," and "Sherlock Holmes and the Hands of
Othello" are some of the plays included here.
Tyrone. CLAUDE MCKAY: A BLACK POET'S STRUGGLE FOR
The Jamaican writer whose work illuminated
the Harlem Renaissance.
Margaret, editor. DAUGHTERS OF AFRICA: AND
INTERNATIONAL ANTHOLOGY OF WORDS AND WRITINGS BY
WOMEN OF AFRICAN DESCENT FROM THE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN
TO THE PRESENT.
Rei. DEREK WALCOTT'S POETRY: AMERICAN MIMICRY.
Miriam, et al., editors. EROTIQUE NOIRE: BLACK
A collection of short stories, essays and
poems that answer the question, "do Black people
actually write that?"
Michel. FROM HARLEM TO PARIS: BLACK AMERICAN
WRITERS IN FRANCE, 1840-1980.
Expatriates William Wells Brown, Richard
Wright, James Baldwin, Alex Haley, among many
others, recount their experiences.
Nelson. IN LIVING COLOR: THE AUTHORIZED COMPANION
TO THE FOX TV SERIES.
With cast profiles, original scripts, and
lots of photos.
Eric V. KWANZAA: AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN CELEBRATION OF
CUTLURE AND COOKING.
Stories and recipes reflect the seven
principles of this festival.
Eric, et al. SONGS OF MY PEOPLE: AFRICAN AMERICANS:
A SELF PORTRAIT.
A photographic cross-section of Black life
in the U.S.A.
selected list was compiled by Moonyean Carlton,
General Library, Reader and Information Services;
Winsome Hudson, Brighton Branch; Janice
Knight, Mattapan Branch; Deborah Roach,
Codman Square Branch; Miriam Temsky,
General Library, Teen Department; Denice
Thornhill, Dudley Branch; and Jacquelyn
Hogan, Grove Hall Branch,