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African American Studies



link to catalog page, Autochthonomies

Autochthonomies

Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Author: Myriam J. A. Chancy
Pub Date: March 2020

A daring new approach to understanding African diasporic culture   learn more...

link to catalog page, Between Fitness and Death

Between Fitness and Death

Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Author: Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy
Pub Date: April 2020

Challenging how we think about race and disability   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.

Popular Black History in Postwar America

Author: E. James West
Pub Date: February 2020

How Ebony educated African Americans about their own history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Graphic News

Graphic News

How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Author: Amanda Frisken
Pub Date: March 2020

Pictures, profits, and peril in the yellow journalism era   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mayor Harold Washington

Mayor Harold Washington

Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago

Author: Roger Biles
Pub Date: Cloth: June 2018; Paper: August 2020

The provocative new biography of the man who fought to transform a city   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago

The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago

Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

Author: Robert E. Weems Jr.
Pub Date: March 2020

The booms and busts of the celebrated African American entrepreneur   learn more...

link to catalog page, Reimagining Liberation

Reimagining Liberation

How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Author: Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel
Pub Date: January 2020

The work and thought of seven black women in the fight against colonialism   learn more...

link to catalog page, All Our Trials

All Our Trials

Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Author: Emily L. Thuma
Pub Date: March 2019

A grassroots history of resistance to gender violence and the carceral state   learn more...

link to catalog page, Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights Author: Edited by Robert J. Patterson
Pub Date: September 2019

The artistic response to triumph and ongoing struggle in the 1970s   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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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