2020 Black History Month Book selection
These books are on display in the CSH Library, near the entrance, on Level 1. A further selection of books are on display near the lifts on Level 1. All books are available to borrow.
Fill out our survey at http://bit.ly/PlymUni_bhm2020 for a chance to win your choice of book from our selection of 10.
Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves
Six Stories and an Essay
Girl, Woman, Other
We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent
Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
The World's War
Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries
Adegoke, Y and Uviebinené, E
Slay In Your Lane (2018)
Adjoa Parker, L
Salt-sweat & Tears (2012)
Agard, J. Nichols, G. and Felstead, C.
Under the moon & over the sea: a collection of Caribbean poems (2002)
Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire (2019)
The new Jim Crow: mass incarceration in the age of color blindness (2012)
Angelou, M. , Boyers, S.J. and Basquiat, J.M.
Life doesn't frighten me (1993)
Holy Johnson, pioneer of African nationalism, 1836-1917 (1970)
The fire next time (1964)
Words are all we have: paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat (2016)
Basquiat, J-M., Ricard, R. and Thompson, R.F.
Jean-Michel Basquiat (2014)
A Long Way Gone: The True Story of a Child Soldier (2008)
Bois, W. E. B. Du, Edwards, B.H.
The souls of Black folk (2007)
Bois, W. E. B. Du and Higginbotham, E.B.
Darkwater: voices from within the veil (2014)
Bois, W. E. B. Du and Sundquist, E.J.
The Oxford W.E.B. Du Bois reader (1996)
Carmichael, S. and Hamilton, C.V.
Black power: the politics of liberation in America (1967)
Carmichael, S. and Thelwell, M.
Ready for revolution: the life and struggles of Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) (2005)
Carter, Rubin “Hurricane”
The Sixteenth Round (2011)
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
We were eight years in power: an American tragedy (2017)
Don't touch my hair (2019)
Davis, M. and Troupe, Q.
Miles: the autobiography (1990)
My bondage and my freedom (2002)
Douglass, F., Andrews, W.L. and McFeely, W.S.
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself: authoritative text, contexts, criticism (1997)
Black nature: four centuries of African American nature poetry (2009)
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race (2018)
Invisible man (1965)
Born on a Tuesday (2015)
Equiano, O. and Carretta, V.
The interesting narrative and other writings (1995)
Carnival Mind: Dark Soul (2017)
The middle passage: white ships/black cargo (1995)
Mother of all myths: how society moulds and constrains mothers (1999)
Staging black feminisms: identity, politics, performance (2007)
The hard road to renewal: Thatcherism and the crisis of the left (1988)
Hall, S. and Sealy, M.
Different: a historical context (2001)
The ways of white folks (1990)
Hughes, L., Wawiorka, M., Marsalis, W. and O'Meally, R.G.
The book of rhythms (1995)
Hurston, Z.N., Eley, H. and Williams, S.A.
Their eyes were watching God: a novel (1986)
Hurston, Z.N. and Walker, A.
I love myself when I am laughing ... and then again when I am looking mean and impressive: a Zora Neale Hurston reader (1979)
Real Black: adventures in racial sincerity (2005)
A small place (1988)
King, M.L. and Highland, J.
The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr: Selected and with an introduction by Coretta Scott King (1996)
We Need To Talk About Race: Understanding the Black Experience in White Majority Churches (2019)
The Black history of the White House (2011)
Long walk to freedom: the autobiography of Nelson Mandela (1995)
Ngugi wa Thiong’o
Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (2017)
The Upper Room (2002)
Ofili, C. and Moore Ede, M.A.
Chris Ofili: weaving magic (2017)
Ofili, C and Victoria Miro Gallery
Chris Ofili: Freedom One Day (2002)
The famished road (1992)
Osofisan, F. et al.
Contemporary African plays (1999)
Owusu, K., Ross, J. and Arts Media Group
Behind the masquerade: the story of Notting Hill Carnival (1988)
Creating Black Americans: African-American history and its meanings, 1619 to the present (2006)
Prince, M. and Salih, S.
The history of Mary Prince (2000)
White teeth (2001)
Soyinka, W. and Plastow, J.
Death and the king's horseman (1998)
An introduction to West African literature (1967)
Gilded Years (2016)
My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts
Washington, B.T. and Andrews, W.L.
Up from slavery (1995)
The Underground Railroad (2017)
Spooks, spies, and private eyes: Black mystery, crime, and suspense fiction (1996)
X, M. and Haley, A.
The autobiography of Malcolm X (1973)
The Sun is also a Star (2016)
Propa propaganda (1996)