Bryn Mawr NAACP Bookshelf

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SPRING 2013: A themed bookshelf on African-American history sponsored by the Bryn Mawr College chapter of the NAACP. See the physical shelf on the 1st floor of Canaday, spring semester 2013.

Bryn Mawr College Libraries
Black Theatre USA Revised and Expanded Edition, Vol. 1 : Plays by African Americans, The Early Period 1847 to 1938 Used Book in Good Condition I Love Books, Used Books, Graven Images, African American Studies, Black Royalty, Prayer For Today, Music Games, African Americans, Black History

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Black Theatre USA: Plays by African Americans From 1847 to Today, edited by James V. Hatch and Ted Shine

Read "The Warmth of Other Suns The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson available from Rakuten Kobo. **In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the gre. Alex Haley, New York Times, Ny Times, Jesse Owens, Mississippi, Oral History, History Education, Women's History, Modern History

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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson

Gumbo: A Celebration of African American Writing, edited by E. Lynn Harris and Marita Golden Best Quotes From Books, Book Quotes, Good Books, My Books, Different Types Of Books, Ela Classroom, Rainbow Room, Reading Rainbow, Gumbo

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Gumbo: A Celebration of African American Writing, edited by E. Lynn Harris and Marita Golden

"The Time I Refused to Run" by Toni Morrison for Oprah Magazine. The Nobel Prize–winning author of "Home" (now in paperback) looks back on the time she faced down her greatest fear. Click the pic for a look at the power of courage. Dreads, Fierce, Toni Morrison, Curly, Portraits, Ageless Beauty, Going Gray, We Are The World, Aging Gracefully

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What Moves at the Margin: Selected Nonfiction, by Toni Morrison

Life Magazine Cover MLK - I think this was the most moving cover ever! Marie Curie, Norman Rockwell, Non Plus Ultra, Dr Martins, James Dean, Life Cover, Life Of Walter Mitty, King Jr, Vintage Magazines

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Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches, edited by Catherine Ellis and Stephen Drury Smith

"For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf" with author Ntozake Shange, Paul Davis is the illustrator. I read this book for the first time when I was about 9 and I have read this book times African American Literature, African American History, American Women, This Is A Book, Love Book, Caricatures, Ntozake Shange, Books To Read, My Books

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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf: A Choreopoem, by Ntozake Shange

A Way out of No Way: Writing About Growing up Black in America, edited by Jacqueline Woodson Bryn Mawr College, Black Authors, Detective Agency, African American History, Black Power, No Way, Growing Up, Writings, Books

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A Way out of No Way: Writing About Growing up Black in America, edited by Jacqueline Woodson

“Unlike in Jim Crow days, there were no ‘Whites Only’ signs. This system is out of sight, out of mind.” The war on drugs as a system of racial control comparable to slavery and Jim Crow Black History Books, Black Books, Books By Black Authors, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Library Books, Amazing Books, This Is A Book

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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander