Oakland University is celebrating African American History Month from January 15th to February 23rd.
To help celebrate, Kresge Library has compiled a selection of our resources concerning African American History.
Also, please join us for a panel discussion titled:
"African American Students on a White Campus: Where We've Been & Where We're Going." Click for details!
Altman, S. (1997). The encyclopedia of African-American heritage. New York : Facts On File.
Andryszewski, T. (1996). The
march on Washington, 1963: Gathering to be heard. Brookfield, Conn.
: Millbrook Press.
Berlin, I. (1998). Many
thousands gone: The first two centuries of slavery in North America.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
Bloom, H. (1994). Major modern Black American writers. New York : Chelsea House Publishers.
Honey, M. K. (1999). Black
workers remember an oral history of segregation, unionism, and the
freedom struggle. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California
Loevy, R. D. (1997). The Civil Rights Act of 1964: The passage of the law that ended racial segregation. Albany, NY : State University of New York Press.
Savage, B. L., & Shull, C. D. (1996). African American historic places. New York : Wiley.
Sugrue, T. J. (1996). The
origins of the urban crisis race and inequality in postwar Detroit. Princeton,
N.J. : Princeton University Press.
Thomas, R. W. (1992). Life
for us is what we make it : building Black community in Detroit, 1915-1945.
Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press.
Casmier-Paz, L. & Bond, J. (2003). Heritage,
not hate? Collecting Black memorabilia. Southern Cultures, 9(1):
Harris, V. J. (1990). African
American children's literature: The first one hundred
of Negro Education, 59(4): 540-565.
MacDonald, J. F. (1978). Radio's
Black heritage: Destination freedom, 1948-1950. Phylon, 39(1):
Marks, C. (1985). Black
workers and the great migration north. Phylon, 46(2): 148-161.
Morgan, M. J. (1994). Rock
and roll unplugged: African-American music In eighteenth-century America.
Eighteenth-Century Studies, 27(4): 649-662.
Ogunleye, T. (1997). African
American folklore: Its role in reconstructing African American history. Journal
of Black Studies, 27(4): 435-455.
Vaughn, S. (1997). Making
Jesus Black: The historiographical debate on the roots of African-American
Journal of Negro History, 82(1): 25-41.
Warfield-Coppock, N. (1992). The
rite of passage movement: A resurgence of African-centered practices
for socializing African American youth. Journal of Negro Education,
Books at Kresge Library:
Bethel, E. R. (1997). The
roots of African-American identity : Memory and history in free antebellum
communities. New York : St. Martin’s Press.
Dodson, H. (2002). Jubilee
: The emergence of African-American culture. Washington, D.C.
: National Geographic.
Fitch, N. E. (Ed.). (2000). How sweet the sound : The spirit of African American history (2000). Fort Worth, TX : Harcourt Brace College Publishers.
Horton, J. O. (2001). Hard
road to freedom : The story of African America. New Brunswick,
N.J. : Rutgers University Press.
Johnson, C. R. (1998). Africans
in America : America’s journey through slavery. New York
: Harcourt Brace, c1998.
Kelley, R. D., & Lewis, E. (Eds.). (2000). To make our world anew : A history of African Americans. New York : Oxford University Press.
Painter, N. I. (2006). Creating
Black Americans : African-American history and its meanings, 1619
to the present. New York : Oxford University Press.
Spivey, D. (2003). Fire
from the soul : A history of the African-American struggle.
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press.
*Access to some
online materials is restricted to use by Oakland University
students, faculty, and staff (all others must access these items from a computer located on
the Oakland University network).
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