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Black Lives Matter
The Making of Black Lives Matter: a Brief History of an Idea by The Making of Black Lives Matter presents a condensed and accessible intellectual history that traces the genesis of the ideas that have built into the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Drawing on the work of revolutionary black public intellectuals, including Frederick Douglass, Ida B. Wells, Langston Hughes, Zora Neal Hurston, Anna Julia Cooper, Audre Lorde, James Baldwin, and Martin Luther King, Jr., Lebron clarifies what it means to assert that "Black Lives Matter" when faced with contemporary instances of anti-black law enforcement.
Call Number: E185.615 .L393 2017
Publication Date: 2017-06-01
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Championing human rights in the face of violent racism, Patrisse is a survivor. She transformed her personal pain into political power, giving voice to a people suffering inequality and a movement fueled by her strength and love to tell the country―and the world―that Black Lives Matter. It is an empowering account of survival, strength and resilience and a call to action to change the culture that declares innocent Black life expendable.
Call Number: E185.97.K43 A3 2018
Publication Date: 2018-01-16
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by Activist and scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor surveys the historical and contemporary ravages of racism and persistence of structural inequality such as mass incarceration and Black unemployment. In this context, she argues that this new struggle against police violence holds the potential to reignite a broader push for Black liberation
Call Number: E185.86 .T367 2016
Publication Date: 2016-02-23
The Black Power Movement
New Day in Babylon: the Black power Movement and American Culture, 1965-1975 by With a gift for storytelling and an ear for street talk, William Van Deburg has written the most comprehensive account available of the rise and fall of the Black Power movement - and of its dramatic transformation of both African-American and the larger American culture. New Day in Babylon chronicles a decade of deep change, from the armed struggles of the Black Panther Party and the separatism of the Nation of Islam to the cultural nationalism of artists and writers.
Call Number: E185.86 .V36 1992
Publication Date: 1992-11-01
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement, Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them, the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded interviews.
Call Number: DVD Documentary 5260
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power by In the period of radical change that was 1963-1983, young black artists at the beginning of their careers in the USA confronted key questions and pressures. How could they make art that would stand as innovative, original, formally and materially complex, while also making work that reflected their concerns and experience as black Americans? T
Call Number: N6538.N5 S63 2017
Publication Date: 2017-09-26
Black Power at Work: Community Control, Affirmative Action, and the Construction Industry by Black Power at Work chronicles the history of direct action campaigns to open up the construction industry to black workers in the 1960s and 1970s. The book's case studies of local movements in Brooklyn, Newark, the Bay Area, Detroit, Chicago, and Seattle show how struggles against racism in the construction industry shaped the emergence of Black Power politics outside the U.S. South.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2010-08-26
Faith in Black Power: Religion, Race, and Resistance in Cairo, Illinois by In 1969, nineteen-year-old Robert Hunt was found dead in the Cairo, Illinois, police station. The United Front, a black power organization founded and led by Reverend Charles Koen, mobilized with the support of local Christian congregations. In this vital reassessment of the impact of religion on the black power movement, Kerry Pimblott presents a nuanced discussion of the ways in which black churches supported and shaped the United Front.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016-12-15
Black Arts Movement
SOS/Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader by This volume brings together a broad range of key writings from the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, among the most significant cultural movements in American history. The aesthetic counterpart of the Black Power movement, it burst onto the scene in the form of artists'circles, writers'workshops, drama groups, dance troupes, new publishing ventures, bookstores, and cultural centers and had a presence in practically every community and college campus with an appreciable African American population.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2014-09-04
The Black Arts Movement: Literary Nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s by Emerging from a matrix of Old Left, black nationalist, and bohemian ideologies and institutions, African American artists and intellectuals in the 1960s coalesced to form the Black Arts Movement, the cultural wing of the Black Power Movement.
Call Number: PS153.N5 S56 2005
Publication Date: 2005-05-09
New Thoughts on the Black Arts Movement by This anthology includes essays that reexamine well-known figures and expands the scope of the movement by offering essays that explore the racial and sexual politics of the era, links with other period cultural movements, the arts in prison, the role of Black colleges and universities, gender politics and the rise of feminism, color fetishism, photography, music, and more.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2006-05-16
Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics by Margo Natalie Crawford argues that we have misread the Black Arts Movement's call for blackness. We have failed to see the movement's anticipation of the 'new black' and 'post-black.' Black Post-Blackness compares the black avant-garde of the 1960s and 1970s Black Arts Movement with the most innovative spins of twenty-first century black aesthetics.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2017-05-12
We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85: a Sourcebook by Focusing on the work of black women artists, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85 examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism. It is the first exhibition to highlight the voices and experiences of women of color--distinct from the primarily white, middle-class mainstream feminist movement--in order to reorient conversations around race, feminism, political action, art production, and art history in this significant historical period.
Call Number: HQ1421 .W4 2017
Publication Date: 2017-04-21
We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, New Perspectives by Illustrated volume to accompany an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum opening April 2017, including an introduction by the exhibition co-curators; three scholarly critical essays; remarks from a symposium held in conjunction with the exhibition on April 21, 2017, consisting of personal reminiscences of the theater group Rodeo Caldonia.
Call Number: HQ1421 .W4 2018
Publication Date: 2018-03-05
Civil Rights Movement
Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement by hrough wide-ranging conversations with nine African American women-- several now in their nineties-- Bell has created an oral history that shines a light on their significant contributions in the twentieth-century fight for civil rights. An enduring testament to the vitality of women's all-too-often overlooked achievements while doing the work that needed to be done.
Call Number: E185.61 .B375 2018
Publication Date: 2018-05-08
Voices of Freedom: an Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement from the 1950s through the 1980s by In this companion to the acclaimed television series "Eyes on the Prize", the authors draw on nearly 1,000 interviews with civil rights activists, politicians, reporters, Justice Department officials, and hundreds of ordinary people who took part in the struggle, to weave a fascinating narrative of the civil rights movement as told by the people who lived it.
Call Number: E185.61 .H224 1991
Publication Date: 1991-02-01
Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today.
Call Number: DVD Documentary 5462
The House by the Side of the Road: the Selma Civil Rights Movement by This book is a firsthand account of the behind-the-scenes activity of King and his lieutenants--a mixture of stress, tension, dedication, and the personal interaction at the movement's heart--told by Richie Jean Jackson, who carefully created a safe haven for the civil rights leaders and dealt with the innumerable demands of living in the eye of events that would forever change America
Call Number: F334.S4 J28 2011
Publication Date: 2011-03-04
Martin Luther King: "I Have a Dream." "I have a dream" contains King's entire inspirational speech in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. This video also includes a newsreel and documentary footage from the 1963 march plus footage from the rally on the twentieth anniversary of the original march.
Call Number: DVD Documentary 2446
Walking with the Wind: a Memoir of the Movement by John Lewis has led an extraordinary life, one that found him at the epicenter of the civil rights movement in the late '50s and '60s. As Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Lewis was present at all the major battlefields of the movement. Lewis takes us from the Nashville lunch counter sit-ins to the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, where he led more than five hundred marchers on what became known as "Bloody Sunday."
Call Number: E840.8.L43 A3 1999
Publication Date: 1999-10-18
Hope and History: Why We Must Share the Story of the Movement by An impassioned call to the clergy, community activists, and educators to remember and keep alive the story of the black-led freedom movement. Harding argues the importance of knowing for ourselves, incorporating into our lives, and teaching to others the events and goals of this historic movement.
Call Number: E185.61 .H246 1990
Publication Date: 1990-08-01
Black Nationalism 20th C.
Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism by Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism explores the long-overlooked links between black nationalist activism and the renaissance of artistic experimentation emerging from recent African American literature, visual art, and film. GerShun Avilez charts a new genealogy of contemporary African American artistic production that illuminates how questions of gender and sexuality guided artistic experimentation in the Black Arts Movement from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016-05-15
A Nation Within a Nation: Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) and Black Power Politics by Moving outward from Baraka's personal story, Woodard illuminates the dynamics and remarkable rise of black cultural nationalism with an eye toward the movement's broader context, including the impact of black migrations on urban ethos, the importance of increasing population concentrations of African Americans in the cities, and the effect of the 1965 Voting Rights Act on the nature of black political mobilization.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 1999-02-22
Black Panther Party
Black Against Empire: the History and Politics of the Black Panther Party by Unlike the Civil Rights Movement that called for full citizenship rights for blacks within the U.S., the Black Panther Party rejected the legitimacy of the U.S. government and positioned itself as part of a global struggle against American imperialism. In the face of intense repression, the Party flourished, becoming the center of a revolutionary movement with offices in 68 U.S. cities and powerful allies around the world.
Call Number: E185.615 .B5574 2013
Publication Date: 2013-01-14
The Black Panther Party: Service to the People Programs by The Party pioneered free social service programs that are now in the mainstream of American life. The Party's Sickle Cell Anemia Research Foundation, operated with Oakland's Children's Hospital, was among the nation's first such testing programs. Its Free Breakfast Program served as a model for national programs. Other initiatives included free clinics, grocery giveaways, school and education programs, senior programs, and legal aid programs.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2008-05-01
The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther by he Assassination of Fred Hampton is Haas’s personal account of how he and People’s Law Office partner Flint Taylor pursued Hampton’s assassins, ultimately prevailing over unlimited government resources and FBI conspiracy. Not only a story of justice delivered, the book puts Hampton in a new light as a dynamic community leader and an inspiration in the fight against injustice.
Call Number: HV6289.C4 H33 2011
Publication Date: 2011-04-01
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. In the turbulent 1960s, change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored -- cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. A new revolutionary culture was emerging and it sought to drastically transform the system. The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense would, for a short time, put itself at the vanguard of that change.
Call Number: DVD Documentary 6403
Revolutionary Suicide by Presents the memoir of founding Black Panther member Huey P. Newton in which he describes the inner circle of the revolutionary organization and covers his childhood in Oakland, Calif., struggles within the system, and confinement in the Alameda County Jail.
Call Number: E185.97.N48 A3 2009
Publication Date: 2009-09-29
Black Panther: the Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglas by Discusses Douglas's seminal role in the crafting of the party's visual identity and cultural programs and his lasting influence on generations of artists and designers.
Call Number: NC999.4.D68 A4 2014
Publication Date: 2014-02-04
Party Music: the Inside Story of the Black Panthers' Band and How Black Power Transformed Soul Music by Connecting the black music tradition with the black activist tradition, Party Music brings both into greater focus than ever before and reveals just how strongly the black power movement was felt on the streets of black America. Interviews reveal the never-before-heard story of the Black Panthers’ R&B band the Lumpen and how five rank-and-file members performed popular music for revolutionaries.
Call Number: ML421.L84 V56 2013
Publication Date: 2013-10-01
Framing the Black Panthers: The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon by A potent symbol of black power and radical inspiration, the Black Panthers still evoke strong emotions. Rhodes's study examines the staying power of the Black Panthers in the American imagination. Probing the group's longtime relationship to the media, Rhodes traces how the Panthers articulated their message through symbols and tactics the mass media could not resist.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2017-01-30
A Taste of Power: a Black Woman's Story by ow Brown came to leadership in this paramilitary, male-dominated organization, and what she did with that power, is an unsparing story of self-discovery. Brown's account of her life at the highest levels of the Black Panther party's hierarchy. More than a journey through a turbulent time in American history, this is the story of a black woman's battle to define herself.
Call Number: E185.97.B866 A3 1994
Publication Date: 1993-12-01
Zapantera Negra: an Artistic Encounter Between Black Panthers and Zapatistas by "What is the role of revolutionary art in times of distress? When Emory Douglas, former Minister of Culture of the Black Panther Party, accepted an invitation from the art collective EDELO and Rigo 23 to meet with autonomous and Indigenous and Zapatista communities in Chiapas, Mexico, they addressed just this question. Zapantera Negra is the result of their encounter.
Call Number: N72.P6 Z37 2017
Publication Date: 2016-10-15
Power to the People: the World of the Black Panthers by Seale became a mentor to Shames, and Shames, in turn, the most trusted photographer to the party. Power to the People is a testament to their warm association: At its heart are Shames's memorable images, accompanied by Seale's colorful in-depth commentary culled from many hours of conversation. Admired, reviled, emulated, misunderstood, the Black Panther Party was one of the most creative and influential responses to racism and inequality in American history.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016-10-18