Black History Month 2020

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Selected writings and speeches of Marcus Garvey / edited by Bob Blaisdell.

by Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 | Blaisdell, Robert.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2004Online access: Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 320.54 GAR] (1). On order (1). Place hold
The African American experience in Vietnam : brothers in arms / James E. Westheider.

by Westheider, James E, 1956-.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, c2008Online access: Table of contents only Availability: No items available On order (1). Place hold
Through the storm, through the night : a history of African American Christianity / Paul Harvey.

by Harvey, Paul, 1961-.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2011Availability: No items available Checked out (1). Place hold
Rest in power : the enduring life of Trayvon Martin / Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin.

by Fulton, Sybrina, 1966- | Martin, Tracy (Activist).

Edition: 1st ed.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, ©2017Other title: Enduring life of Trayvon Martin.Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 305.89 FUL] (1). Place hold
The Great Black Way : L.A. in the 1940s and the lost African-American Renaissance / R.J. Smith.

by Smith, R. J, 1959-.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2006Online access: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 305.89 SMI] (1). Place hold
The fire next time / James Baldwin.

by Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 [author.].

Edition: 1st Vintage International ed.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1993Availability: No items available Checked out (1). Place hold
Why we can't wait / Martin Luther King, Jr.

by King, Martin Luther, Jr, 1929-1968.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Boston, MA : Beacon Press, [2010]Other title: Why we cannot wait.Availability: Items available for loan: Bob Lucas Memorial Library [Call number: BRANCH 305.896 KIN 2010] (1). Checked out (1). Place hold
Smoketown : the untold story of the other great Black Renaissance / Mark Whitaker.

by Whitaker, Mark [author.].

Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Other title: Untold story of the other great Black Renaissance | Smoke town.Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 305.896 WHI] (1). Place hold
The invisibles : the untold story of African American slaves in the White House / Jesse J. Holland.

by Holland, Jesse J [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : LP, [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 306.362 HOL] (1). Place hold
Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo" / Zora Neale Hurston ; edited by Deborah G. Plant ; [foreword by Alice Walker].

by Hurston, Zora Neale [author.] | Plant, Deborah G, 1956- [editor.] | Walker, Alice, 1944- [writer of foreword.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 306.362 HUR] (1). On hold (1). Place hold
A testament of hope : the essential writings and speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. / edited by James Melvin Washington.

by King, Martin Luther, Jr, 1929-1968 | Washington, James Melvin.

Edition: 1st HarperCollins pbk. ed.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 1991Availability: No items available Checked out (1). Place hold
Black warriors : the Buffalo soldiers of World War II : memories of the only Negro infantry division to fight in Europe during World War II / by Ivan J. Houston ; with Gordon Cohn.

by Houston, Ivan J | Cohn, Gordon.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Bloomington, IN : iUniverse, Inc., c2011Other title: Buffalo soldiers of World War II.Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 355.0089 HOU] (1). Place hold
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot.

by Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2010Availability: No items available Checked out (2). Place hold
An African American cookbook : traditional and other favorite recipes / Phoebe Bailey with the special assistance of Christina G. Johnson and Kesha M. Morant.

by Bailey, Phoebe [author.] | Johnson, Christina G [contributor.] | Morant, Kesha M [contributor.].

Edition: Revised & updated.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York, New York : Good Books, [2015]Distributor: ©2015Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 641.5929 BAI] (1). Place hold
Sweet Home Cafe cookbook : a celebration of African American cooking / Albert G. Lukas and Jessica B. Harris, with contributions by Jerome Grant ; foreword by Lonnie G. Bunch III ; introduction by Jacquelyn D. Serwer ; in association with the National Museum of African American History and Culture and Restaurant Associates.

by Lukas, Albert, 1968- [author.] | Harris, Jessica B [author.] | Grant, Jerome, 1982- [contributor.] | National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.) [contributor.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2018]Other title: Celebration of African American cooking : Sweet Home Cafe cookbook.Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 641.5929 LUK] (1), Bob Lucas Memorial Library [Call number: BRANCH 641.5929 LUK] (1). Place hold
The Jemima code : two centuries of African American cookbooks / Toni Tipton-Martin ; forewords by John Egerton and Barbara Haber.

by Tipton-Martin, Toni [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2015Availability: No items available Checked out (1). Place hold
The cooking gene : a journey through African American culinary history in the Old South / Michael W. Twitty.

by Twitty, Michael, 1977- [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 641.5929 TWI] (1), Bob Lucas Memorial Library [Call number: BRANCH 641.5929 TWI] (1). Place hold
I too sing America : the Harlem Renaissance at 100 / Wil Haygood ; with contributions by Carole Genshaft, Anastasia Kinigopoulo, Nannette V. Maciejunes, Drew Sawyer, David Stark.

by Haygood, Wil [author.] | Genshaft, Carole Miller [contributor.] | Kinigopoulo, Anastasia [contributor.] | Maciejunes, Nannette V. (Nannette Vicars) [contributor.] | Sawyer, Drew [contributor.] | Stark, David, 1953- [contributor.] | Columbus Museum of Art [issuing body,, publisher,, organizer,, host institution.] | Rizzoli editore [publisher.].

Edition: [First edition]Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Specialized; Publisher: Columbus, Ohio : Columbus Museum of Art ; New York, New York : Rizzoli Electa, a division of Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2018Copyright date: ©2018Other title: Harlem Renaissance at 100.Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 700.8996 HAY] (1). Place hold
Lorna Simpson collages / introduction by Elizabeth Alexander.

by Simpson, Lorna, 1960-. Works | Alexander, Elizabeth, 1962-. Of the black and boisterous hair.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2018]Other title: Collages.Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 700.92 LOR] (1). Place hold
Basquiat : boom for real / edited by Dieter Buchhart and Eleanor Nairne, with Lotte Johnson.

by Buchhart, Dieter, 1971- [editor.] | Nairne, Eleanor [editor.] | Johnson, Lotte [editor.] | Basquiat, Jean-Michel, 1960-1988. Works | Barbican Art Gallery [host institution.] | Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt [host institution.].

Edition: [English edition].Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Munich ; London : Prestel, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Other title: Boom for real.Availability: Items available for loan: Altadena Main Library [Call number: 759.13 BAS] (2). Place hold
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