#SHU_Libraries For Black History Month, our Access Services Librarian, Kaitlin Kehnemuyi, has compiled a list of book titles from our collection, below.
The books are on display in the information Commons, 2nd floor of Walsh Library:
She wanted to highlight people who have changed conversations, culture, or attitudes. Hopefully by highlighting historical change we can begin to see the ways people around us are encouraging change right now.
- Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture by Ytasha L. Womack (ebook)
- Another Country by James Baldwin
- Beyoncé in Formation: Remixing Black Feminism by Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley
- The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Black Power 50 edited by Sylviane A. Diouf and Komozi Woodard
- Bloodchild and Other Stories by Octavia E. Butler
- Florynce “Flo” Kennedy The Life of a Black Feminist Radical by Sherie M. Randolph
- I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michael Eric Dyson
- I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters by Bayard Rustin; introduced and edited by Michael G. Long
- If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
- Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
- Lanterns: A Memoir of Mentors by Marian Wright Edelman
- Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography written by Andrew Helfer, art by Randy DuBurke.
- Razor: Revolutionary Art for Cultural Revolution by Amiri Baraka
- Seeing Race Again: Countering Colorblindness Across the Disciplines edited by Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, Luke Charles Harris, Daniel Martinez HoSang, and George Lipsitz
- The World of James Van DerZee: A Visual Record of Black Americans by James Van DerZee; compiled and with an introduction by Reginald McGhee
- Thick and Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom
- Unbought and Unbossed by Shirley Chisholm