"Among the documents included in the set are important legislative documents such as the Reconstruction era amendments; critical Supreme Court decisions from Dred Scott v. Sandford to Plessy v. Ferguson to Brown v. Board of Education; and iconic speeches and writings by leaders such as Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Mary McLeod Bethune, Martin Luther King Jr., Shirley Chisholm, and Barack Obama."
Selected Primary Books in the Reference Area of the Library
This is a 4-volume set:
v. 1. Chronology African-American firsts, significant documents in African-American history, African-American landmarks
v. 2. Africa and the Black diaspora 1600 to 1900
v. 3. Politics,
Letters from Black America / Pamela Newkirk (Editor)
Call Number: E184.6 .L49 2009
Family, courtship and romance, politics and social justice,
education and the art of scholarship, war, art and culture, across the diaspora.
The African American Experience/Kai Wright (Editor): Black History and Culture through Speeches, Letters, Editorials, Poems, Songs, and Stories