I BLACK ENOUGH FOR YOU? POPULAR CULTURE FROM THE
'HOOD AND BEYOND by Todd Boyd.
A scholar's approach.
WE LOVE CAN BE SAVED: A WRITER'S ACTIVISM: ESSAYS,
SPEACHES, STATEMENTS & LETTERS by Alice
From dreadlocks and Castro to her mother's blue
bowl -- her musings.
SEEING BEYOND RACE IN A RACE-OBSESSED WORLD by
Does the false assumption of a color-blind society
make it harder to eradicate racial
ATHLETES: HOW SPORT HAS DAMAGED BLACK AMERICA AND
PRESERVED THE MYTH OF RACE by John
OF AMERICA: A BLACK MAN CONFRONTS AMERICA by
"Black America has always imagined Africa like the
adopted child imagines the birth parent. The dream
is that Africa holds a truth for us. Keith
Richburg marches through that dream and finds that
he was an American all along."
IN THE PROMISED LAND: TOWARD A HISTORY OF
BLACK-JEWISH RELATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES ed. by
Essays range from Jewish involvement in the slave
trade to Black/Jewish alliances in the Civil Rights
WAYS OF LOOKING AT A BLACK MAN by Henry Louis
Using profiles of eight prominent men, he finds
"the common man in uncommon figures, without losing
sight of the ways in which race, class, and
personal experience have shaped each
GOING ON by Nathan McCall.
The author of Makes Me Wanna Holler offers
his opinion on current hot topics.
list is dedicated to the memory of KAREN L.
WILLIAMS. A frequent contributor to Black
selected list was compiled by: Moonyean
Carlton, General Library, Adult Reader and
Information Services; Marylou Coveney, Dudley
Branch; Janice Knight, Mattapan Branch; Amy Manson, Jamaica Plain Branch;
Sarah Markell, Charlestown Branch; Marilyn
Poindexter, General Library, Teen Services;
Jacquelyn Hogan, Chairperson, Grove Hall/Egleston
Square Branch Libraries. Boston Public