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African Americans: Booklists
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These lists of books are specially selected by our Librarians.
African American History:
In celebration of African American History Month explore our resources on African American history and culture.
African American Quilts:
Discover the beauty of these treasures of American folk art.
African Americans From Philadelphia:
Notable African Americans from the City of Brotherly Love.
African Americans in the Cinema:
Lights, Camera, Action! Dig into the world of Black filmmakers, actors and actresses.
African Americans Win the West:
Pioneering African Americans of the Old West.
African American scientists and inventors.
An important cultural movement in American history.
The nation's first African American fighter pilots.
Underground Railroad and African American Slave Resistance:
Famed rebellions in African American history.
Discover these literary gems.
Books by prize-winning writers.
Bebe Moore Campbell:
Books by Bebe Moore Campbell
Memoirs and Reminiscences:
Coretta Scott King:
Learn more about the legacy of Coretta Scott King.
Explore the rich life and legacy of Coretta Scott King.
Learn about King's lifelong struggle for civil rights.
Martin Luther King:
Learn about this important civil rights leader.
Books By Dr. King:
Writings and Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Books For Children:
Biography and stories about Martin Luther King, Jr
Books for Teens and Adults:
Biography and history about Martin Luther King, Jr and his times and contributions.
Winter Homework Help:
Read about the many notable African Americans who have come from Philadelphia.
Well-known African Americans in the world of show business.
Revolutionaries and inventors:
Other Famous African American Philadelphians.
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