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Black History Month

Display for Black History Month at the Maywood Public Library District

Online Catalog

Events

NarrativesThe Travels of William Wells Brown: Including the Narrative of William Wells Brown, a Fugitive Slave

The Travels of William Wells Brown: Including the Narrative of William Wells Brown, a Fugitive Slave by William Wells Brown
921/BRO

Puttin’ on Ole Massa: Slave Narratives of Henry Bibb, William Wells Brown, and Solomon Northup by Gilbert Osofsky
301.451/OSO

The Bloody Shirt: Terror After Appomattox by Stephen Budiansky
973.82/BUD

Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives by Henry Louis Gates and Spencer Crew
810.8896/SLA

Visuals

Sepia Dreams: A Celebration of Black Achievement Through Words and Images by Dionne Bennett and Matthew Jordan Smith
920/SEP

Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist by Nancy Goldstein
921/ORM

I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America by Brian Lanker
305.4/LAN

African American ChurchEv’ry Time I Feel the Spirit: 101 Best-Loved Psalms, Gospel Hymns

Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit: 101 Best-Loved Psalms, Gospel Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the African American Church by Gwendolin Sims Warren
784.7/WAR

A Stone of Hope: Prophetic Religion and the Death of Jim Crow by David L. Chappell
323.1196/CHA

The History and Heritage of African American Churches: A Way Out of No Way by L. H. Whelchel
227.3008/WHE

e-Books

Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II by Cheryl Mullenbach
e-Book Download

What Color is My World? by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and A. G. Ford
e-Book Download

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
e-Book Download

Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked the Nation by Devborah Davis
e-Book Download

Biographies and LivesBetty Shabazz: A Remarkable Story

Betty Shabazz: A Remarkable Story of Survival and Faith Before and After Malcolm X by Russell J. Rickford
921/SHA

The Real Lives of Strong Black Women by Toby Thompkins
305.4889/THO

Frederick Douglass: My Bondage and My Freedom by Fredrick Douglass
921/DOU

Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America by Nathan McCall
921/MCC

Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth by John Szwed
921/HOL

He Leadeth Me by Frances Joseph Gaudet
921/GAU

My Journey with Maya by Tavis Smiley with David Ritz
921/ANG

A Life of Reinvention: Malcolm X by Manning Marable
921/X

It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership by Colin L. Powel
921/POW

Youth ServicesGreat Migration: Journey to the North by Eloise Greenfield

The Great Migration: Journey to the North by Eloise Greenfield
JUV/811.54/GRE

Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Russell Freedman
JUV/323.119/FRE

Wake Up Our Souls: A Celebration of Black American Artists by Tonya Bolden
JUV/704.039/BOL

Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America by Andrea Davis Pinkney
JUV/973.049/PIN

Let it Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Stephen Alcorn
JUV/920/PIN

I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes and Bryan Collier
JUV/811.52/HUG

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by Carol Boston Weatherford and Euka Holmes
JUV/921/HAM

Jazz on a Saturday Night by Leo and Diane Dillion
JUV/781.65/DIL

Marching for Freedom by Elizabeth Partridge
JUV/323.119/PAR

Audiovisuals

Underground Railroad: The William Still Story
DVD/DOCUMENTARY/UND 3101

Slave Ship Mutiny from PBS Distribution
DVD/DOCUMENTARY/SLA

Reconstruction: The Second Civil War from American Experience
DVD/DOCUMENTARY/REC

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Historical Perspective by Melissa Wegman
DVD/DOCUMENTARY/DR

Selma starring Ava DuVerney, Oprah Winfrey, and David Oyelowo
DVD/DRAMA/SELSisters of Selma from Hartfilms (Firm)

Sisters of Selma from Hartfilms (Firm)
DVD/DOCUMENTARY/SIS

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 by Goran Hugo Olsson
DVD/DOCUMENTARY/BLA

On Saturday, February 20th, at 11:30 am, Mo Beat Blues will perform in room 201 of the Maywood Public Library District. Along with music, Mo Beat Blues will also discuss the history of Blues, an African American form of music.

Regina R. Carver, a Certified Life Coach, will be visiting the Maywood Public Library District on Saturday, February 27th, at 12:00 noon, to discuss the ideas in her book, How Will I Achieve My Goals: Six Simple Steps to Proven Success. Books will be available for purchase.

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