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link to catalog page, Reverend Addie Wyatt

Reverend Addie Wyatt

Faith and the Fight for Labor, Gender, and Racial Equality

Author: Marcia Walker-McWilliams
Pub Date: October 2016

An extraordinary woman's struggle for the idea of equality as a universal, God-given right   learn more...
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link to catalog page, A City Called Heaven

A City Called Heaven

Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Author: Robert M. Marovich
Pub Date: April 2015

The music that helped free a people and lift a nation   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Negro in Illinois

The Negro in Illinois

The WPA Papers

Author: Edited by Brian Dolinar
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: February 2015

An extraordinary document of the African American experience   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Spatializing Blackness

Spatializing Blackness

Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago

Author: Rashad Shabazz
Pub Date: September 2015

The ubiquity of carceral forms within society and the consequences for black communities and black men   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Word Warrior

Word Warrior

Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom

Author: Sonja D. Williams
Pub Date: September 2015

The life of an inventive African American media writer and tireless champion of freedom, equality, and justice   learn more...
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link to catalog page, AIA Guide to Chicago Author: American Institute of Architects Chicago Edited by Alice Sinkevitch and Laurie McGovern Petersen
Pub Date: June 2014

The premier guidebook to the best of Chicago architecture   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Blues All Day Long

Blues All Day Long

The Jimmy Rogers Story

Author: Wayne Everett Goins
Pub Date: September 2014

The life and music of one of the most influential Chicago blues figures   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Illegal

Illegal

Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant

Author: José Ángel N.
Pub Date: February 2014

The valiant memoir of a man living the "good" life--illegally   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Lorado Taft

Lorado Taft

The Chicago Years

Author: Allen Stuart Weller Edited by Robert G. La France and Henry Adams with Stephen P. Thomas
Pub Date: October 2014

The story of the great sculptor's artistic zenith   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929 Author: Christopher Robert Reed
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: March 2014

Assessing the roles of religion, politics, and class in the golden decade of black business   learn more...
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