African American Studies



link to catalog page THUMA, All Our Trials

All Our Trials

Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Author: Emily L. Thuma
Pub Date: February 2019

A grassroots history of resistance to gender violence and the carceral state   learn more...
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link to catalog page FAIN, Black Huntington

Black Huntington

An Appalachian Story

Author: Cicero M. Fain III
Pub Date: May 2019

How African Americans thrived in a West Virginia city   learn more...
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Building the Black Arts Movement

Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Author: Jonathan Fenderson
Pub Date: April 2019

A revolution in African American culture and the figure who helped bring it to fruition   learn more...
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link to catalog page LEMONS, ED., Building Womanist Coalitions

Building Womanist Coalitions

Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Author: Edited by Gary L. Lemons
Pub Date: May 2019

Harnessing the power of womanism in the classroom, the streets, and everyday life   learn more...
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link to catalog page WOOD & RING, EDS., Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South Author: Edited by Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring
Pub Date: April 2019

The history of white supremacy and criminal justice   learn more...
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Dancing Revolution

Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Author: Christopher J. Smith
Pub Date: May 2019

Using dance as a political language to unite and resist   learn more...
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link to catalog page CAMPNEY, Hostile Heartland

Hostile Heartland

Racism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Author: Brent M. S. Campney
Pub Date: July 2019

Retracing the contours of racist violence beyond the South   learn more...
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Owen Lovejoy and the Coalition for Equality

Clergy, African Americans, and Women United for Abolition

Author: Jane Ann Moore and William F. Moore
Pub Date: June 2019

An Illinois activist and his abolitionist alliance   learn more...
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link to catalog page BLAIN & GILL, EDS., To Turn the Whole World Over

To Turn the Whole World Over

Black Women and Internationalism

Author: Edited by Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany M. Gill
Pub Date: March 2019

Expanding the contours of black internationalism   learn more...
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link to catalog page WINANS, Banjo Roots and Branches Author: Edited by Robert B. Winans
Pub Date: September 2018

West African precursors, African-Caribbean origins, North American journeys   learn more...
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