African American Studies



link to catalog page AHAD-LEGARDY, Afro-Nostalgia

Afro-Nostalgia

Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture

Author: Badia Ahad-Legardy
Pub Date: April 2021

The past as a building block of a more affirming and hopeful future   learn more...
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link to catalog page QUINN, Being La Dominicana

Being La Dominicana

Race and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

Author: Rachel Afi Quinn
Pub Date: August 2021

Dominican women being seen—and seeing themselves—in popular culture   learn more...
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link to catalog page DICKERSON-COUSIN, Black Indians and Freedmen

Black Indians and Freedmen

The African Methodist Episcopal Church and Indigenous Americans, 1816-1916

Author: Christina Dickerson-Cousin
Pub Date: December 2021

The union of Native Americans and a black church institution   learn more...
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link to catalog page ALRIDGE, The Black Intellectual Tradition

The Black Intellectual Tradition

African American Thought in the Twentieth Century

Author: Edited by Derrick P. Alridge, Cornelius L. Bynum, and James B. Stewart
Pub Date: August 2021

Considering the development and ongoing influence of Black thought   learn more...
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link to catalog page SCOTT, COMPUGIRLS

COMPUGIRLS

How Girls of Color Find and Define Themselves in the Digital Age

Author: Kimberly A. Scott
Pub Date: October 2021

Cultivating the potential for hope, technological acumen, and social change in girls of color   learn more...
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Energy Never Dies

Afro-Optimism and Creativity in Chicago

Author: Ayana Contreras
Pub Date: December 2021

The undefeatable culture of Black Chicago, past and present   learn more...
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link to catalog page MITCHELL, From Slave Cabins to the White House

From Slave Cabins to the White House

Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Author: Koritha Mitchell
Pub Date: Cloth: August 2020; Paper: August 2021

African American mothers and wives navigating double standards   learn more...
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link to catalog page FORDE, Journalism and Jim Crow

Journalism and Jim Crow

White Supremacy and the Black Struggle for a New America

Author: Edited by Kathy Roberts Forde and Sid Bedingfield
Pub Date: November 2021

A pioneering work on the role of the press in building--and opposing--Jim Crow   learn more...
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link to catalog page BARCLAY, The Mark of Slavery

The Mark of Slavery

Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Author: Jenifer L. Barclay
Pub Date: April 2021

Exploring the disability history of slavery   learn more...
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link to catalog page CARSON, A Matter of Moral Justice

A Matter of Moral Justice

Black Women Laundry Workers and the Fight for Justice

Author: Jenny Carson
Pub Date: July 2021

A long-overlooked group of workers and their battle for rights and dignity   learn more...
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