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link to catalog page, The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

Claude Barnett’s Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Author: Gerald Horne
Pub Date: August 2017

Publisher, diplomat, activist--the astonishing story of the first African American press baron   learn more...

link to catalog page, Claiming Neighborhood

Claiming Neighborhood

New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Author: John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith
Pub Date: October 2016

How power and perception transforms the City of Neighborhoods   learn more...

link to catalog page, Painting the Gospel

Painting the Gospel

Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago

Author: Kymberly N. Pinder
Pub Date: March 2016

A full-color guide to the social and spiritual impact of African American religious art   learn more...

link to catalog page, Prairie Crossing

Prairie Crossing

Creating an American Conservation Community

Author: John Scott Watson
Pub Date: March 2016

The vision and the reality of returning nature to the suburbs   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page, Waiting for Buddy Guy

Waiting for Buddy Guy

Chicago Blues at the Crossroads

Author: Alan Harper
Pub Date: March 2016

Encounters with blues royalty   learn more...

link to catalog page, Before the Ivy

Before the Ivy

The Cubs' Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago

Author: Laurent Pernot
Pub Date: February 2015

The indomitable Cubs of baseball's early years   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chicago in the Age of Capital

Chicago in the Age of Capital

Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction

Author: John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: April 2015

Building a city on a shifting, clashing political economy   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page, Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler

Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler

The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso

Author: Beth Abelson Macleod
Pub Date: July 2015

The dynamic life of a brilliant turn-of-the-century musician   learn more...

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