Books for Black History Month: Historical Black Communities

Throughout Black History Month 2022, we've highlighted books on a different Black history topic each week. For our last Black History Month post in 2022, we're focusing on the communities that African Americans fought to create for themselves.Use code BHM22 for discount prices on these books and others before February 28. The Archaeology of Race … Continue reading Books for Black History Month: Historical Black Communities

Books for Black History Month: Celebrating Black Women

Each week during Black History Month, we're highlighting a selection of books on an important Black history topic. This week, we're celebrating Black women's activism, leadership, resistance, and scholarship.Use code BHM22 for discount prices on these books and others through February 28. Bertha Maxwell-RoddeyA Modern-Day Race Woman and the Power of Black LeadershipSonya Y. RamseyThis … Continue reading Books for Black History Month: Celebrating Black Women

Books for Black History Month: Artists & Performers

Each week during Black History Month, we're highlighting a selection of books on an important Black history topic. This week, we're focusing on the important impact of Black dancers, choreographers, musicians, and painters. Use code BHM22 for discount prices on these books and others through February 28. Rooted Jazz DanceAfricanist Aesthetics and Equity in the … Continue reading Books for Black History Month: Artists & Performers

Books for Black History Month: Civil Rights

Each week during Black History Month, we're highlighting a selection of books on an important Black history topic. This week, we're focusing on the origins and impact of the civil rights movement.Use code BHM22 for discount prices on these books and others through February 28. The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer WorldSouthern Civil Rights … Continue reading Books for Black History Month: Civil Rights

Books for Black History Month

This month, we’re highlighting a wide variety of our new and classic books on the histories and cultures of the African diaspora. Recent titles include the story of exiled Black Panther Pete O’Neal, a cookbook of Gullah cuisine from chef Sallie Ann Robinson, essays on the relationship between NASA and the civil rights movement, and … Continue reading Books for Black History Month

Books for Black History Month

As we commemorate Black History Month, we'd like to share a reading list of our recent books on African American history and culture. Our new books include a groundbreaking continental view of fugitive slave migration, a study of the impact of Marcus Garvey's black nationalist philosophy around the world and across the twentieth century, a biography of civil rights advocate … Continue reading Books for Black History Month

Books for Black History Month

As we commemorate Black History Month, and as we remember the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this year, we’ve prepared a reading list of our recent books on African American history and culture. These books highlight the 1965 Selma civil rights campaign, unconventional modes of black women’s activism, the … Continue reading Books for Black History Month

Books for Black History Month

Browse our selection of books for Black History Month! New books explore topics including portrayals of the healthy black self in early black print culture; how slaves built an ethos of “honest labor” and collective humanism; the ways in which African Americans in postbellum Georgia used militia service to define freedom and citizenship; and the … Continue reading Books for Black History Month

Books for Black History Month

Books for Black History Month: upf.com/bhm16 Read about the preseason before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, the lost color line in Florida’s Silver Springs park, the adventures of Alabama’s legendary black outlaw, the only known slave memoir from Florida, Zora Neale Hurston’s final years, the proud heritage of Miami’s black community, the unsung heroines … Continue reading Books for Black History Month

Critical View of Baby Doc’s Presidency A Necessary Building Block for Haiti

As part of our commemorations of Black History month, we asked Millery Polyné, author of From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 1870–1964 for his thoughts on Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier's return to Haiti: "After 25 years in exile Jean-Claude Duvalier's arrival in Haiti has sparked a mixture of emotions and … Continue reading Critical View of Baby Doc’s Presidency A Necessary Building Block for Haiti