Black History Month

February is Black History Month.  Celebrate with one of these great reads.
Title Author Cover
Desert rose : the life and legacy of Coretta Scott King Bagley, Edythe Desert rose : the life and legacy of Coretta Scott King cover image
When they call you a terrorist : a Black Lives Matter memoir Khan-Cullors, Patrisse When they call you a terrorist : a Black Lives Matter memoir cover image
African Americans in the nineteenth century : people and perspectives African Americans in the nineteenth century : people and perspectives cover image
Homegoing : a novel Gyasi, Yaa Homegoing : a novel cover image
Uncensored : my life and uncomfortable conversations at the intersection of Black and White America Wood, Zachary Uncensored : my life and uncomfortable conversations at the intersection of Black and White America cover image
Black is the body : stories from my grandmother's time, my mother's time, and mine Bernard, Emily Black is the body : stories from my grandmother's time, my mother's time, and mine cover image
Jump for joy : jazz, basketball, and Black culture in 1930s America Caponi-Tabery, Gena Jump for joy : jazz, basketball, and Black culture in 1930s America cover image
Malcolm X, African American revolutionary Wainstock, Dennis Malcolm X, African American revolutionary cover image
Malcolm X : a biography Assensoh, A Malcolm X : a biography cover image
Heavy : an American memoir Laymon, Kiese Heavy : an American memoir cover image
The grace of silence : a memoir Norris, Michele The grace of silence : a memoir cover image
Black Americans in the revolutionary era : a brief history with documents Holton, Woody Black Americans in the revolutionary era : a brief history with documents cover image
They raised me up : a black single mother and the women who inspired her Wilkins, Carolyn They raised me up : a black single mother and the women who inspired her cover image
King : pilgrimage to the mountaintop Sitkoff, Harvard King : pilgrimage to the mountaintop cover image
The gift of Black folk : the Negroes in the making of America Du Bois The gift of Black folk : the Negroes in the making of America cover image
Walter White : the dilemma of Black identity in America Dyja, Tom Walter White : the dilemma of Black identity in America cover image
The Black Russian Alexandrov, Vladimir The Black Russian cover image
A dreadful deceit : the myth of race from the colonial era to Obama's America Jones, Jacqueline A dreadful deceit : the myth of race from the colonial era to Obama's America cover image
Michelle Obama, a biography Bond, Alma Michelle Obama, a biography cover image
Before I forget : love, hope, help, and acceptance in our fight against Alzheimer's Smith, B Before I forget : love, hope, help, and acceptance in our fight against Alzheimer's cover image
Michelle Obama : her first year as first lady Michelle Obama : her first year as first lady cover image
Volver a casa Gyasi, Yaa Volver a casa cover image
Incognegro : a memoir of exile & apartheid Wilderson, Frank Incognegro : a memoir of exile & apartheid cover image
Who Was Coretta Scott King? Herman, Gail Who Was Coretta Scott King? cover image
The portable Frederick Douglass Douglass, Frederick The portable Frederick Douglass cover image
The misadventures of Awkward Black Girl Rae, Issa The misadventures of Awkward Black Girl cover image
The counter-revolution of 1776 : slave resistance and the origins of the United States of America Horne, Gerald The counter-revolution of 1776 : slave resistance and the origins of the United States of America cover image
Roots : the saga of an American family Haley, Alex Roots : the saga of an American family cover image
Children of fire : a history of African Americans Holt, Thomas Children of fire : a history of African Americans cover image
And still I rise : Black America since MLK : an illustrated chronology Gates, Henry And still I rise : Black America since MLK : an illustrated chronology cover image
Solomon Northup : the complete story of the author of Twelve years a slave Fiske, David Solomon Northup : the complete story of the author of Twelve years a slave cover image
March forward, girl : from young warrior to Little Rock Nine Beals, Melba March forward, girl : from young warrior to Little Rock Nine cover image
Where do we go from here : chaos or community? King, Martin Where do we go from here : chaos or community? cover image
Come home Charley Patton Lemon, Ralph Come home Charley Patton cover image
Reconstruction : America's unfinished revolution, 1863-1877 Foner, Eric Reconstruction : America's unfinished revolution, 1863-1877 cover image
Extraordinary, ordinary people : a memoir of family Rice, Condoleezza Extraordinary, ordinary people : a memoir of family cover image
Black firsts : 4,000 ground-breaking and pioneering historical events Black firsts : 4,000 ground-breaking and pioneering historical events cover image
Pathfinders : the journeys of 16 extraordinary Black souls Bolden, Tonya Pathfinders : the journeys of 16 extraordinary Black souls cover image
Now or never! : 54th Massachusetts Infantry's war to end slavery Shepard, Ray Now or never! : 54th Massachusetts Infantry's war to end slavery cover image
My mothering aunt : Otelia Cromwell, Smith College Class of 1900 Cromwell, Adelaide My mothering aunt : Otelia Cromwell, Smith College Class of 1900 cover image
Damn near white : an African American family's rise from slavery to bittersweet success Wilkins, Carolyn Damn near white : an African American family's rise from slavery to bittersweet success cover image
Becoming American : the African-American journey Dodson, Howard Becoming American : the African-American journey cover image
Traveling the freedom road : from slavery & the Civil War through Reconstruction Osborne, Linda Traveling the freedom road : from slavery & the Civil War through Reconstruction cover image
Rooted in the earth : reclaiming the African American environmental heritage Glave, Dianne Rooted in the earth : reclaiming the African American environmental heritage cover image
From King to Obama : witness to a turbulent history : a memoir Hutchinson, Earl From King to Obama : witness to a turbulent history : a memoir cover image
The man from Essence : creating a magazine for Black women Lewis, Edward The man from Essence : creating a magazine for Black women cover image
The life and the adventures of a haunted convict Reed, Austin The life and the adventures of a haunted convict cover image
King : a biography Lewis, David King : a biography cover image
Hunger : a memoir of (my) body Gay, Roxane Hunger : a memoir of (my) body cover image
Freedom in my heart : voices from the United States National Slavery Museum Freedom in my heart : voices from the United States National Slavery Museum cover image