Posted by: ccclib | February 26, 2014

Black History Month – Read a Book!

It’s not too late to celebrate Black History Month and honor yourself by reading a book. Let me suggest the following print titles available at Brewer Library, Decatur campus, and the Huntsville Campus Library written by or about great African Americans:

Freedman, R. (2012). Abraham Lincoln & Frederick Douglass: The story  behind an American friendship. Boston: Clarion Books.

Sowell, Thomas. (2011). Basic economics: A common sense guide to the economy. 4th Ed. New York, NY: Basic Books.
(Dr. Sowell holds the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow Chair, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University)

Warren, M. A. (2001). King came preaching: The pulpit power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Foreword by Dr. Gardner C. Taylor. Downers Gove, IL: InterVarsity Press.
(Dr. Warren is the Chair of the School of Religion and Theology at Oakwood University.)

The following print books are only a sample of titles available at Brewer Library, Decatur campus:

Hamin, F. N. (2012). Crossroads at Clarksdale: The Black freedom struggle in the Mississippi Delta after World War II. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.

Harris, C. A. (2013). The Cosby cohort: Blessing and burdens of growing up Black middle class. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Holt, T. C. (2010). Children of fire: A History of African Americans. New York, NY: Hill and Wang.

Spivey, D. (2012). “If you were only white”: The Life of Leroy “Satchel” Paige. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press. Sports and American Culture Series.

Walker, J. E. K. (2009). The history of Black business in America: Capitalism, race, entrepreneurship. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.

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