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Books for Black History Month

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After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

Moves beyond broad generalizations concerning black life during Reconstruction in order to address the varied experiences of freed slaves across the South
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Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Presents a rich and contextualized study of the inextricably entangled lives of the enslaved, free blacks, and white landowners.
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Black Miami in the Twentieth Century

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Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Atlanta stands out among southern cities for many reasons, not least of which is the role African Americans have played in local politics. Black Power in Dixie offers the first comprehensive study of black politics in the city.
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Black Power in the Caribbean

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Black Well-Being: Health and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature

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Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Examining the tumultuous years during and after World War II, Jones-Branch contends that these women are the unsung heroes of South Carolina’s civil rights history. Their efforts to cross the racial divide in South Carolina helped set the groundwork for the broader civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
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Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida

Investigating this dark period of the state's history and focusing on a rash of anti-black violence that took place during the 1940s, Tameka Hobbs explores the reasons why lynchings continued in Florida when they were starting to wane elsewhere.
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The Denmark Vesey Affair: A Documentary History

This is the definitive account of a landmark event that spurred the South to secession.
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Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League

Relive the tumultuous preseason before Robinson broke the color barrier