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1. Black history. 1983, New York, N.Y.: Copublished by the Institute for Research in History and the Haworth Press. xi, 99 p. 23 cm.

3. Black history month activity and enrichment handbook : an easy-to-use collection of ideas, activities & games designed to help explore African-American history and culture. 1st ed. 1990, Orange, NJ: Just Us Books. 41 p. by the editors of Just Us Books.

4. The Empak Black history activity and resource guide : over 125 exciting ways to commemorate Black history month. 1990, Chicago: Empak Pub. Co. 68 p. 28 cm.

6. African-American times : a chronological record. 1991, Chicago, IL: Empak Enterprises. 32 p. ill. ; 28 cm.

10. Historic black educators : a gift of heritage. Black history publications series ; v. 10. 1991, Chicago, IL: Empak Pub. Co. 32 p.Profiles the lives and achievements of twelve black Americans who became renowned teachers. ill. ; 22 cm.

15. Adams, J., Glory days : 365 inspired moments in African-American history. 1st ed. 1995, New York: HarperCollinsPublishers. xiii, 418 p. Janus Adams.

16. Adams, W.C.S., Free born : 350 years of Eastern Shore African-American history : the Adams/Beckett family. 2000, Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books. 140 p. by William Crawford Samuel Adams.

17. Adele, L., et al., Black history/Black vision : the visionary image in Texas. 1989, Austin, Tex.: The Gallery : Distributed by the University of Texas Press. 93 p. by Lynne Adele ; exhibition organized by the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, the University of Texas at Austin.

20. Allen, J.E., Black history; past and present. [1st ed. 1971, New York,: Exposition Press. 212 p. 21 cm. main themes: African Americans History Addresses, essays, lectures.

25. Aptheker, H. and H. Shapiro, African American history and radical historiography : essays in honor of Herbert Aptheker. 1998, Minneapolis: MEP. xii, 354 p. edited by Herbert Shapiro.

26. Asante, M.K., African American history : a journey of liberation. 1995, Maywood, N.J.: Peoples Publishing Group, Inc. xvi, 485 p. by Dr. Molefi Kete Asante.

31. Ballard, M., New movements in the study and teaching of history. 1970, Bloomington,: Indiana University Press. vi, 234 p. Edited by Martin Ballard.

36. Bennett, L., Wade in the water : great moments in Black history. 1st ed. 1979, Chicago, Ill., USA: Johnson Pub. Co. 315 p. Lerone Bennett, Jr.

40. Blassingame, J.W., New perspectives on Black studies. 1971, Urbana,: University of Illinois Press. xx, 243 p. edited by John W. Blassingame.

41. Bolden, T. and L. Knox, Through Loona's door : a Tammy and Owen adventure with Carter G. Woodson. America's family books. 1997, Oakland, CA: Corporation for Cultural Literacy. 1 v. (unpaged).An eccentric bookseller helps two children travel back in time to meet Carter G. Woodson, the father of black history. by Tonya Bolden ; illustrated by Luther Knox.

42. Bowman, J., Who's who in African American History. 1995, New York: Smithmark Pub. p. John Bowman.

43. Boyd, H., Autobiography of a people : three centuries of African American history told by those who lived it. 1st ed. 2000, New York: Doubleday. xviii, 549 p. [compiled by] Herb Boyd.

44. Bradley, R.L., Wake up! : an analysis of African-American history from a glorious past to the present crisis. 2001, Crete, Neb.: Dageforde Pub. xv, 530 p. Robert L. Bradley.

45. British Library., J. Kemble, and David and Mary Eccles Centre for American Studies., African American history and life, 1877-1954 : a selective guide to materials in the British Library. 2000, [London]: Eccles Centre for American Studies. 148 p. by Jean Kemble.

49. Bubeula-Dodd, J., Nubian Jak's book of world facts : the ultimate source on Black history and achievement. 1st ed. 2003, New York: Amistad Jak Bubeula-Dodd.

53. Butler, C.B., The art of the Black essay : from meditation to transcendence. Studies in African American history and culture. 2003, New York: Routledge. v, 158 p. Cheryl B. Butler.
54. Byers, A., African-American history from emancipation to today : rising above the ashes of slavery. Slavery in American history. 2004, Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers. v. cm. Ann Byers.

56. Carrington, J., Portraits of Black history : contributing to the growth of America. 1998, St. Louis, MO (14239 Manchester Rd., St. Louis 63011): Independent Pub. 76 p. by Jestine Carrington ; illustrated by Jestine Carrington.

61. Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History., Of the people : an African American cooking experience. 1999, Detroit, Mich.: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. 174 p. ill. ; 24 cm. main themes: African American cookery.

68. Danns, D., Something better for our children : Black organizing in Chicago public schools, 1963-1971. 2003, New York: Routledge. vi, 142 p. Dionne Danns.

69. Davis, L.G., The infusion of African American history in United States history : a teacher's guide. 2000, [Nebraska?: s.n.]. 76 p. by Lenwood G. Davis.

75. Duncan, M.J., The complete idiot's guide to African American history. 2003, Indianapolis, IN: Alpha Books. xx, 300 p. by Melba J. Duncan.

76. Durden, R.F., Carter G. Woodson : father of African-American history. African-American biographies. 1998, Springfield, NJ: Enslow Publishers. 128 p.A biography of the son of former slaves who received a Ph.D. in history from Harvard and devoted his life to bringing the achievements of his race to the world's attention. Robert F. Durden.

82. Estell, K., African America : portrait of a people. 1994, Detroit: Visible Ink Press. xvi, 793 p. Kenneth Estell.

87. Fitch, N.E., How sweet the sound : the spirit of African American history. 2000, Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace College Publishers. xii, 542 p. edited by Nancy-Elizabeth Fitch.

93. Fuller, S.S., E. Hedlin, and Ohio Historical Society. Archives-Library., The Ohio Black history guide. 1975, Columbus: Archives-Library Division, Ohio Historical Society. 221 p. Sara Fuller, editor, Edie Hedlin, assistant editor, Nancy Essex, production editor ; David Larson, project director.

96. Garrett, B., A bite of Black history. 1992, Los Angeles, Calif.: Bosck Pub. House. 58 p. Beatrice Garrett.

101. Grambs, J.D. and J.C. Carr, Black image education copes with color; essays on the black experience. 1972, Dubuque, Iowa,: W. C. Brown Co. x, 196 p. Edited by Jean Dresden Grambs [and] John C. Carr, with James A. Banks [and others]

103. Gray, B.C., Black female domestics during the Depression in New York City, 1930-1940. Studies in African American history and culture. 1993, New York: Garland. 200 p. Brenda Clegg Gray.

106. Green, R.L., A salute to Blacks in the federal government. 1996, Chicago: Empak Pub. Co.Presents biographical sketches of more than twenty African Americans who have served in either elected or appointed positions in the national government during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. An Empak "Black history" publication series ; vol. 9

107. Green, R.L. and Empak Enterprises., A Salute to historic African kings & queens. An Empak "Black history" publication series ; v. 6. 1987, Chicago, IL: Empak Enterprises.Presents single-page biographies of twenty-four African rulers, from Menes, who lived 3000 years before Christ to Haile Selassie, a twentieth-century emperor. publisher & editor, Richard L. Green ; assoc. editors, Phyllis W. Ragsdale, Mary C. Lewis.

108. Green, R.L. and D.M. Love-Carroll, A salute to Black pioneers. 1996, Chicago, IL: Empak Pub. Co. 52 p.Presents brief biographical sketches of African Americans who pioneered in various fields, including exploration, statesmanship, business, and activism. publisher & editor Richard L. Green ; assoc. editor Dorothy M. Love-Carroll.

109. Green, R.L. and D.M. Love-Carroll, A salute to historic Black women. 1996, Chicago: Empak Pub. Co. 60 p.Profiles the accomplishments of twenty-four American Black women over the past three centuries. publisher, Richard L. Green ; editor, Dorothy M. Love.

110. Green, R.L., M.M. McDowell, and S. Shepherd, A Salute to historic Black firsts. 1989, Chicago, IL: Empak Pub. Co. 32 p.Presents biographies of twenty-four black men and women who made notable contributions in the fields of government, education, law, journalism, religion, medicine, sports, and the arts. publisher & editor, Richard L. Green, assoc. editors, Melody M. McDowell, Sylvia Shepherd ; illustration, S. Gaston Dobson ; preface, Empak Publishing Co.

111. Green, R.L., M.M. McDowell, and S. Shepherd, A Salute to historic Blacks in the arts. 1989, Chicago, IL: Empak Pub. Co. 32 p.Presents biographies of twenty-four black men and women who made notable contributions in the arts, including Marion Anderson, James Baldwin, Alexander Dumas, Lorraine Hansberry, Paul Robeson, and Bert Williams. publisher & editor, Richard L. Green ; assoc. editors, Melody M. McDowell, Sylvia Shepherd ; illustration, S. Gaston Dobson.

112. Green, R.L., M.M. McDowell, and S. Shepherd, A salute to historic Black firsts. 1996, Chicago, IL: Empak Pub. Co. 60 p.Presents biographical sketches of twenty-four black men and women who made notable contributions in the fields of government, education, law, journalism, religion, medicine, sports, and the arts. publisher & editor Richard L. Green ; assoc. editors Melody M. McDowell, Sylvia, Shepherd.

113. Green, R.L. and P.W. Ragsdale, A salute to historic Black abolitionists. 1996, Chicago: Empak Pub. Co. 60 p.Presents brief biographical sketches of twenty-two black abolitionists, including Frederick Douglass, Prince Hall, and Nat Turner. publisher & editor, Richard L. Green ; assoc. editor, Phyllis W. Ragsdale.

114. Green, R.L., P.W. Ragsdale, and Empak Enterprises., A Salute to historic Black abolitionists. An Empak "Black history" publication series ; v. 5. 1988, Chicago, IL: Empak Enterprises. 32 p.Presents single-page biographies of twenty-two black abolitionists, including Frederick Douglass, Prince Hall, and Nat Turner. publisher & editor, Richard L. Green ; assoc. editor, Phyllis W. Ragsdale, Primus J. Mootry, Mary C. Lewis.

115. Greene, L.A. and L. Gunther, The New Jersey African American history curriculum guide : grades 9 to 12. 1997, Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, Dept. of State. 197 p. Larry A. Greene, Lenworth Gunther.

120. Guy, A.A., Maryland's persistent pursuit to end slavery, 1850-1864. Studies in African American history and culture. 1997, New York: Garland Pub. xv, 617 p. Anita Aidt Guy.

122. Harley, S., The timetables of African-American history : a chronology of the most important people and events in African-American history. 1995, New York: Simon & Schuster. 400 p. Sharon Harley.

124. Harris, M.D., et al., Transatlantic dialogue : contemporary art in and out of Africa. 1999, Chapel Hill, N.C.: Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 80 p. Michael D. Harris ; with an additional essay by Moyo Okediji.

125. Harris, R.L., Teaching African-American history. 1992 rev. ed. Diversity within America. 1992, Washington, D.C.: American Historical Association. xi, 82 p. Robert L. Harris, Jr.

128. Higgins, T.E., Religiosity, cosmology and folklore : the African influence in the novels of Toni Morrison. Studies in African American history and culture. 2001, New York: Routledge. xiv, 149 p. Therese E. Higgins.

130. Hintz, M. and K. Hintz, Kwanzaa : why we celebrate it the way we do. Celebrate! 1996, Mankato: Capstone Press. 48 p.Discusses the origins and symbols of Kwanzaa, the holiday that focuses on African American history, culture, and experiences, and offers suggestions for ways to celebrate this holiday. by Martin Hintz and Kate Hintz.

133. Holt, D.L. and S. Bhang, The ABC's of Black history. 1971, Los Angeles,: Ward Ritchie Press. [47] p.Twenty-six brief biographies, one for each letter of the alphabet, of black men in drama, chemistry, engineering, the military, medicine, and other fields. written by Deloris L. Holt. Illustrated by Samuel Bhang, Jr.

137. Hornsby, A., Milestones in 20th-century African-American history. 1993, Detroit: Visible Ink Press. xi, 529 p. Alton Hornsby, Jr.

138. Hornsby, A., Chronology of African American history : from 1492 to the present. 2nd ed. 1997, Detroit: Gale Research. xlix, 720 p. Alton Hornsby, Jr.

143. Jackson, J.E., Reclaiming our heritage : the search for Black history in the Church of God. 1993, Cleveland, TN: Church of God Black Ministries. 103 p. Joseph E. Jackson ; [foreword by R. Lamar Vest].

152. Jones, E.L., President Zachary Taylor and Senator Hannibal Hamlin : union or death. African-American history and heritage series. 1991, Seattle, Wash.: E.L. Jones. 30 p. by Edward L. Jones.

157. Kallen, S.A., Kingdoms of Africa. 2001, Edina, Minn.: Abdo Pub. Co. Stuart Kallen.

159. Kallen, S.A. and R. Wallner, The Civil Rights Movement : the history of Black people in America, 1930-1980. 1990, Edina, Minn.

160. Kallen, S.A. and R. Wallner, The Civil War and Reconstruction : a history of Black people in America, 1830-1880. 1990, Edina, Minn.

161. Kallen, S.A. and R. Wallner, Days of slavery : a history of Black people in America, 1619-1863. 1990, Edina, Minn.

162. Kallen, S.A. and R. Wallner, The struggle into the 1990's : a history of Black people from 1968 to the present. 1990, Edina, Minn.: Abdo & Daughters. 63 p.Discusses some of the violence of the 70's, civil rights under Reagan and Bush, profiles Black leaders Jesse Jackson, Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr., and Nelson Mandela and his struggle against apartheid in South Africa. written by Stuart Kallen ; [edited by Rosemary Wallner].

163. Kallen, S.A. and R. Wallner, The twentieth century and the Harlem Renaissance : a history of Black people in America, 1880-1930. 1990, Edina, Minn.

164. Kamerman, S.E., The Big book of holiday plays. 1990, Boston: Plays, Inc. 339 p.Thirty-one plays for the celebration of fourteen holidays, including, in addition to the commonly-known ones, Book Week, Black History Month, Mother's Day, and St. Patrick's Day. edited by Sylvia E. Kamerman.

167. Kerridge, R., The story of Black history. 1998, London: Claridge Press. 72 p. Roy Kerridge.

169. Kuharets, I.A., et al., Bridging cultures : ethnic services in the libraries of New York State. 2001, Albany, N.Y.: New York Library Association, Ethnic Services Round Table. xi, 230 p. edited by Irina A. Kuharets, Brigid A. Cahalan, Fred J. Gitner ; with a foreword by Susan Lehman Keitel.

171. Leaming, H.P., Hidden Americans : maroons of Virginia and the Carolinas. Studies in African American history and culture. 1995, New York: Garland Pub. xxii, 482 p. Hugo Prosper Leaming.

172. Lee, G.L., Interesting people. 1976, New York: Vantage Press. 164 p.Biographical highlights of notable men and women from around the world whose achievements are milestones in black history. by George L. Lee.

177. Lester, J., Long journey home : stories from Black history. 1993, New York: Dial Books. 147 p. Julius Lester.

178. Lester, J., Long journey home : stories from Black history. 1998, New York: Puffin Books. 147 p. Julius Lester.

179. Lester, J. and J. Pinkney, The Old African. 2004, New York: Dial Books.An elderly slave uses the power of his mind to ease the suffering of his fellow slaves and eventually lead them back to Africa. Based on an actual incident from black history. Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. main themes: Slavery Fiction.

182. Lofton, M.C.J.F., Bittersweet perspectives on Maryland's Extension Service. 1990, Princess Anne, Md.: School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, University of Maryland System. vii, 85 p., [5] p. of plates M.C. JoŤelle Fignol‚e Lofton.

184. Lotz, R.E. and I. Pegg, Under the Imperial carpet : essays in Black history, 1780-1950. 1986, Crawley, England: Rabbit Press. vi, 346 p., [16] p. of plates edited by Rainer Lotz and Ian Pegg ; preface by Jagdish S. Gundara.

186. Lusane, C., Hitler's black victims : the historical experiences of Afro-Germans, European Blacks, Africans, and African Americans in the Nazis era. Crosscurrents in African American history. 2002, New York: Routledge Clarence Lusane. main themes: World War, 1939-1945 Blacks Germany.

188. Mathis, R.S., Black quizzes : African-American history & trivia. 2003, Piscataway, N.J.: La Amistad International Pub. 277 p. by Ronald S. Mathis.

192. McClure, J., Almost forgotten. 2002, York, Pa.: York Daily Record : York County Heritage Trust [distributor]. 101 p. [James McClure].

193. McKissack, P. and F. McKissack, Carter G. Woodson : the father of Black history. Rev. ed. 2002, Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers. 32 p. Patricia and Fredrick McKissack.

194. McKissack, P., F. McKissack, and E. Ostendorf, Carter G. Woodson : the father of black history. 1991, Hillside, N.J., U.S.A.: Enslow Publishers. 32 p.Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the man who first pioneered the study of black history. Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by Ned O.

195. McLagan, E. and Oregon Black History Project., A peculiar paradise : a history of Blacks in Oregon, 1788-1940. 1st ed. 1980, Portland, Or.: Georgian Press. ix, 230 p. Elizabeth McLagan, the Oregon Black History Project.

204. Minnick-Taylor, K. and C. Taylor, Kwanzaa : how to celebrate it in your home. African American celebrations big book series. 1994, Madison, WI: Praxis Publications. 1 v. (unpaged).Discusses the origins and symbols of Kwanzaa, the holiday that focuses on African American history, culture, and experiences, and offers suggestions for ways to celebrate this holiday. by Kathleen Minnick-Taylor ; with illustrations by Charles Taylor II.

211. New York Public Library. and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture., The New York Public Library African American desk reference. 1999, New York: J. Wiley & Sons. xiii, 606 p. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

212. Newman, R. and M. Sawyer, Everybody say freedom : everything you need to know about African-American history. 1996, New York: Plume. xv, 318 p. Richard Newman and Marcia Sawyer ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

214. Owens, V.W., The Mount Dorans. 2000, Waynesboro, Va.: Eschar Publications. 248 p. Vivian W. Owens.

216. Park, E., "White" Americans in "Black" Africa : Black and White American Methodist missionaries in Liberia, 1820-1875. Studies in African American history and culture. 2001, New York: Routledge. xxiv, 244 p. Eunjin Park.

226. Rau, D.M., Kwanzaa. A true book. 2000, New York: Children's Press. 47 p.Discusses the origins, symbols, and celebration of Kwanzaa, the holiday that focuses on African American history, culture, and experiences. by Dana Meachen Rau.

228. Rockefeller Archive Center., K.W. Rose, and Indiana University Center on Philanthropy., A survey of sources at the Rockefeller Archive Center for the study of African-American history and race relations. 1993, Indianapolis: Indiana University Center on Philanthropy. vii, 128 p. compiled by Kenneth W. Rose ... [et al.].

229. Ross, K. and S.L. Holm, More best holiday crafts ever!. 2003, Brookfield, Conn.: Millbrook Press.Provides instructions for making crafts for Valentine's Day, Saint Patrick's Day, Easter, African American history month, Earth Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, July the Fourth, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. by Kathy Ross ; illustrated by Sharon Lane Holm. main themes: Holiday decorations Juvenile literature.

232. Rovine, V., et al., Renewing tradition : the revitalization of Bogolan in Mali and abroad. 2000, Iowa City: University of Iowa Museum of Art. 12 p. [written by Victoria Rovine].

233. Russell, L.F., Black Baptist secondary schools in Virginia, 1887-1957 : a study in Black history. 1981, Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press. ix, 200 p., [4] leaves of plates by Lester F. Russell.

236. Sanders, N.I., A kid's guide to African American history. 2000, Chicago: Chicago Review Press. xiii, 242 p. by Nancy I. Sanders.

240. Sewell, G.A., Mississippi Black history makers. 1977, Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. xii, 420 p., [4] leaves of plates George Alexander Sewell ; introd. by Margaret Walker.

243. Silverman, J., Just listen to this song I'm singing : African-American history through song. 1996, Brookfield, Conn.: Millbrook Press. 95 p.Uses the music and lyrics of thirteen African-American songs as a focal point for relating the history of the African-American experience and for telling American musical history. Jerry Silverman.

244. Simmons, R.A., Frederick Douglass O'Neal : pioneer of the Actors' Equity Association. Studies in African American history and culture. 1996, New York: Garland. xx, 162 p. Ren‚ee A. Simmons.

247. Sloan, I.J., The Blacks in America, 1492-1977 : a chronology & fact book. 4th rev. ed. Ethnic chronology series ; no. 2. 1977, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications. x, 169 p.A chronology of blacks in America with such additional lists of information as major Afro-American organizations and publications, libraries with black history and literature collections, and a statistical abstract of Afro-American economic and social status. compiled and edited by Irving J. Sloan.

248. Smallwood, A.D. and J.M. Elliot, The atlas of African-American history and politics : from the slave trade to modern times. 1998, Boston: McGraw-Hill. xii, 179 p. Arwin D. Smallwood with Jeffrey M. Elliot.

249. Smith, B.K.H., R. Hughes Wright, and Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History., The ring of genealogy : the floor of the Ford Freedom Rotunda. 2000, Detroit, MI: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. 56, [1] p. compiled and edited by Barbara K. Hughes Smith and Roberta Hughes Wright.

251. Smith, G.E., More than sex : reinventing the black male image. 2000, New York: Kensington Books. xx, 236 p. George Edmond Smith ; foreword by Gwendolyn Goldsby Grant.

254. Spady, J.G., C.G. Lee, and H.S. Alim, Street conscious rap. 1999, Philadelphia, Pa.: Black History Museum Umum/Loh Pub. xxiii, 568 p. by James G. Spady, Charles G. Lee & H. Samy Alim.

257. Stewart, J.C., 1001 things everyone should know about African-American history. 1st ed. 1996, New York: Doubleday. 406 p. Jeffrey C. Stewart.

259. Stovall, R.A., Dialogues in Black history. 1st ed. 1976, New York: Vantage Press. 126 p. by Robert A. Stovall.

260. Strickland, M.R., A-to-Z of African-American history. 2000, New York: Gramercy Books Michael R. Strickland.

261. Stuart, K., Black history & achievement in America : an overview of the Black struggle, its heroes and heroines. 1st ed. 1982, Phoenix, Ariz.: Phoenix Books. 224 p.An overview of Afro-American history, emphasizing the struggles of black Americans to achieve full citizenship and overcome discrimination as well as their contributions in science, the arts, politics, sports, and other fields. Karlton Stuart.

267. Thorpe, E.E., The central theme of Black history. 1979, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. xii, 240 p. by Earl E. Thorpe.

270. Thurmond, M., Freedom : an African American history of Georgia, 1733-1865. 2003, Atlanta, GA: Longstreet Press. p. Michael Thurmond.

271. Towner, L.W., A good master well served : masters and servants in colonial Massachusetts, 1620-1750. Studies in African American history and culture. 1998, New York: Garland Pub. xxxiii, 251 p. Lawrence William Towner.

276. Walter, M.P., Kwanzaa : a family affair. 1st ed. 1995, New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books. 95 p.Discusses the origins and symbols of Kwanzaa, the holiday that focuses on African American history, culture, and experiences, and offers suggestions for ways to celebrate this holiday. Mildred Pitts Walter.

278. Ware, A.C., E. Seals, and Baptist Bible College (Indianapolis Ind.), Prejudice and the people of God : racial reconciliation rooted in redemption and guided by revelation. 1998, Indianapolis, IN: Baptist Bible College of Indianapolis. ii, 159 p. A. Charles Ware; edited by Eugene Seals.

284. Wheeler, J.C., Virginia Hamilton. A tribute to the young at heart. 1997, Edina, Minn.: Abdo & Daughters. 31 p.A biography of the children's writer known for her varied novels and interest in black history. by Jill C. Wheeler.

286. Wilson, S.D., New York City's African slaveowners : a social and material culture history. Studies in African American history and culture. 1994, New York: Garland Pub. xiii, 117 p. Sherrill D. Wilson.

287. Winchester, F., African-American holidays. Read-and-discover ethnic holidays. 1996, Mankato, Minn.: Bridgestone Books. 24 p.Discusses special times of the year when African-Americans celebrate, including Black History Month, Mardi Gras, Juneteenth, Harambee, Junkanoo, and Kwanzaa. by Faith Winchester.

292. Yoka, D.R., She thought she was an ugly duckling, when all the time she was a black swan : a Black history in rhyme, prose, and verse : pre-natal 1941-1990s. 1996, [Victoria Park East, W.A.]: D.R. Yoka. 240 p. written and illustrated by Diana Rose Yoka.

293. Zhang, A., The origins of African American civil rights movement, 1865-1956. Studies in African American history and culture. 2002, New York: Routledge Zhang Aimin. main themes: African Americans Civil rights History 19th century.

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