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February 7, 2022
Covers of books recommended in the Reading List for the 21st Annual Black History Lecture.

Humanities Research Librarian John Glover compiled this list of books of interest.

Annette Gordon-Reed
On Juneteenth
2021

Annette Gordon-Reed
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American family
2008

Nikole Hannah-Jones & The New York Times Magazine
The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story
2021

Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019
2021

Kyle T. Mays
An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States
2021

Yelena Bailey
How the Streets Were Made: Housing Segregation and Black Life in America
2020

Joseph P. Reidy
Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery
2019

Julian Maxwell Hayter
The Dream Is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia
2017

John D. Márquez
Black-Brown Solidarity: Racial Politics in the New Gulf South
2014

Lawrence Patrick Jackson
My Father's Name: A Black Virginia Family after the Civil War
2012

Jacqueline Jones
Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family, from Slavery to the Present
2010

Mitchell A. Kachun
Festivals of Freedom: Memory and Meaning in African American Emancipation Celebrations, 1808-1915
2003

 

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