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Charleston Syllabus

Readings on the Civil Rights-Black Power Era

Abhimaan [videorecording] / Amiya presents.
Dubai : Al Mansoor Video, [198-]

Garrow, David J., 1953-
Bearing the cross : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference / David J. Garrow.
New York : W. Morrow, c1986.
E185.97.K5 G36 1986

Black against empire : the history and politics of the Black Panther Party / Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2013.
E185.615 .B5574 2013

Black theology and black power [by] James H. Cone.
New York, Seabury Press [1969]
BT734.2 .C6

Jeffries, Hasan Kwame, 1973-
Bloody Lowndes : civil rights and Black power in Alabama's Black Belt / Hasan Kwame Jeffries.
New York : New York University Press, c2009.
E185.93.A3 J44 2009

Hill, Lance E. (Lance Edward), 1950-
The Deacons for Defense : armed resistance and the civil rights movement / Lance Hill.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004.
E185.615 .H47 2004

Defying Dixie : the radical roots of civil rights, 1919-1950 / Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore.
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2008.
HN79.A13 G54 2008

Nelson, Bruce, 1940-
Divided we stand : American workers and the struggle for Black equality / Bruce Nelson.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2001.
HD8081.A65 N45 2001

Ella Baker and the Black freedom movement : a radical democratic vision / Barbara Ransby.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.
E185.97.B214 R36 2003

The eyes on the prize : civil rights reader : documents, speeches, and firsthand accounts from the Black freedom struggle, 1954-1990 / general editors, Clayborne Carson ... [et al.]
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1991.
E185.615 .E95 1991

Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
The fire next time.
New York, Dial Press, 1963.
E185.61 .B195

Fire this time : the Watts uprising and the 1960s / Gerald Horne.
New York : Da Capo Press, 1997.
F869.L89 N344 1997

Lee, Chana Kai, 1962-
For freedom's sake : the life of Fannie Lou Hamer / Chana Kai Lee.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1999.
E185.97.H35 L44 1999

From civil rights to human rights : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the struggle for economic justice / Thomas F. Jackson.
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2007.
E185.97.K5 J34 2007

I've got the light of freedom : the organizing tradition and the Mississippi freedom struggle / Charles M. Payne.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c1994.
E185.93.M6 P39 1994

Carson, Clayborne, 1944-
In struggle : SNCC and the Black awakening of the 1960s / Clayborne Carson.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1981.
E185.92 .C37 1981

Inside agitators : white southerners in the Civil Rights Movement / David L. Chappell.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996, c1994.
E185.61 .C543 1996

Let nobody turn us around : voices of resistance, reform, and renewal : an African American anthology / editors ; Manning Marable, Leith Mullings.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2000.
E184.6 .L48 2000

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
Letter from Birmingham city jail.
[Philadelphia, American Friends Service Committee, 1963]
E185.61 .K534x

Allen, Richard, 1760-1831.
The life experience and Gospel labors of the Rt. Rev. Richard Allen, to which is annexed the rise and progress of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America, containing a narrative of the Yellow Fever in the year of our Lord 1793. With an address to the people of color in the United States. Written by himself and published by his request. With an introduction by George A. Singleton.
New York, Abingdon Press [1960]
BX8449.A6 A3 1960

Dittmer, John, 1939-
Local people : the struggle for civil rights in Mississippi / John Dittmer.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1994.
E185.93.M6 D58 1994

Robinson, Jo Ann Gibson, 1912-
The Montgomery bus boycott and the women who started it : the memoir of Jo Ann Gibson Robinson / edited, with a foreword, by David J. Garrow.
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c1987.
F334.M79 N46 1987

My soul is rested : movement days in the Deep South remembered / Howell Raines.
New York : Putnam, c1977.
E185.61 .R235 1977

Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself. Edited by Benjamin Quarles.
Cambridge, Mass., Belknap Press, 1960.
E449 .D74905

A nation within a nation : Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) and Black Power politics / Komozi Woodard.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, c1999.
E185.97.B23 W66 1999

Williams, Robert F. (Robert Franklin), 1925-1996.
Negroes with guns / Robert F. Williams ; foreword by Gloria House ; introduction by Timothy B. Tyson.
Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c1998.
F264.M75 W5 1998

New day in Babylon : the Black power movement and American culture, 1965-1975 / William L. Van Deburg.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1992.
E185.86 .V36 1992

Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931.
On lynchings / Ida B. Wells-Barnett ; with an introduction by Patricia Hill Collins.
Amherst, N.Y. : Humanity Books, c2002.
HV6457 .W393 2002

The origins of the civil rights movement : Black communities organizing for change / Aldon D. Morris.
New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1984.
E185.61 .M845 1984

Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-1963 / Taylor Branch.
New York : Simon and Schuster, c1988.
E185.61 .B7914 1988

Sisters in the struggle : African American women in the civil rights-black power movement / edited by Bettye Collier-Thomas and V.P. Franklin.
New York : New York University Press, c2001.
E185.61 .S59 2001

Sisters of the spirit : three Black women's autobiographies of the nineteenth century / edited, with an introduction, by William L. Andrews.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1986.
BV3780 .S57 1986

Stono : documenting and interpreting a Southern slave revolt / edited by Mark M. Smith.
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, c2005.
F279.S84 S64 2005

Sugrue, Thomas J., 1962-
Sweet land of liberty : the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North / Thomas J. Sugrue.
New York : Random House, c2008.
E185.9 .S95 2008

Morgan, Charles, 1930-2009.
A time to speak.
New York, Harper & Row [1964]
F334.B6 M58

To redeem the soul of America : the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr. / Adam Fairclough.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, c1987.
E185.61 .F17 1987

To stand and fight : the struggle for civil rights in postwar New York City / Martha Biondi.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.
F128.9.N4 B56 2003

Up south : civil rights and Black power in Philadelphia / Matthew J. Countryman.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2006.
F158.9.N4 C68 2006

Waiting 'til the midnight hour : a narrative history of Black power in America / Peniel E. Joseph.
New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2006.
E185.615 .J68 2006

Lewis, John, 1940 February 21-
Walking with the wind : a memoir of the movement / John Lewis with Michael D'Orso.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, c1998.
E840.8.L43 A3 1998

We will shoot back : armed resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement / Akinyele Omowale Umoja.
New York : New York University Press, [2013]
E185.93.M6 U46 2013