African American Lives

Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019988286X
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From Esteban, the earliest known African to set foot in North America in 1528, right up to the continuing careers of Venus and Serena Williams, these stories of the renowned and the near forgotten give us a new view of American history.

African American Almanac

Author: Lean'tin Bracks
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578593808
Size: 70.51 MB
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The most complete and affordable singlevolume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of ...


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Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of
the American Library Association ... State University 47-0636 E185 2008-51794
CIP Harlem Renaissance lives from the African American national biography, ed.

African American National Biography

Author: GATES, Henry Louis, Jr.
ISBN: 9780195160192
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Her work also reflected the spirit of the Harlem Renaissance through the African
and African American images that she drew to accompany her ... Her reputation
as a gifted children's writer also lives on among early childhood educators.


Author: Kwame Anthony Appiah
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195170559
Size: 79.90 MB
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This new, greatly expanded edition of the original work broadens the foundation provided by Africana. Including more than one million new words, Africana has been completely updated and revised.

American National Biography

Author: John Arthur Garraty
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Perhaps the class consciousness that typified the Harlem Renaissance clashed
with Bush-Banks's earlier coming-to-terms with her Afro-Indian heritage. ...
sagacious African-American woman whose hard-won folk wisdom, conveyed
through the richness and power of ... Not only did she provide documentation and
social criticism of the Harlem Renaissance, an important era in American life and
letters, ...

Cane New Edition

Author: Jean Toomer
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0871403129
Size: 11.12 MB
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. This book should be on all readers’ and writers’ desks and in their minds.”—Maya Angelou First published in 1923, Jean Toomer’s Cane is an innovative literary work—part drama, part poetry, part fiction—powerfully evoking ...

Harry T Burleigh

Author: Jean E Snyder
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252098102
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As a composer, Burleigh's pioneering work preserved and transformed the African American spiritual; as a music editor, he facilitated the work of other black composers; as a role model, vocal coach, and mentor, he profoundly influenced ...