New Book Display: Black History Month

The Sullivan Library now has a new book display: Black History Month: Celebrating Their Inventions and Lives.

While the display poster showcases some well-known items (or precursors to well-known items) which have been invented by blacks, the books themselves deal with their lives. Here is a list:

972.82 D26C Culture and Customs of Haiti

973.741 T765L Like Men of War: Black Troops in the Civil War, 1862-1865

355.0092 C96T The Trials of Henry Flipper, First Black Graduate of West Point

813.54 J445T Toni Morrison and the Idea of Africa

920 AF83 African American Lives [NOTE: Reference – must be used within the library]

398.089 T71 A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore: The Oral Literature, Traditions, Recollections, Legends, Tales, Songs, Religious Beliefs, Customs, Sayings, and Humor of Peoples of African Descent in the Americas

781.65 H276B Beyond Category: The Life and Genius of Duke Ellington

785.42 C69L Louis Armstrong, an American Genius

796.357 W426J Jackie Robinson

320.5 SA32F From Civil Rights to Black Liberation: Malcolm X and the Organization of Afro-American Unity

920.0729 M522N Notable Caribbeans and Caribbean Americans: a Biographical Dictionary [NOTE: Reference – must be used within the library]

813.54 b946W Whiteness and Trauma: The Mother-daughter Knot in the Fiction of Jean Rhys, Jamaica Kincaid, and Toni Morrison

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