Books for Black History Month

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We Shall Overcome

Kathryn E. Delmez, John Lewis

Deep Dish Conversations

Jerome Moore, Sekou Franklin, Jorge Salles Diaz, Carlos Lara, Christiane Buggs, Calvin Bryant, Dawn Deaner, Jamel Campbell-Gooch, Joshua Black, Rahim Buford, Sheila Calloway, Theeda Murphy, Tim Wise, Will Acuff, Marcus Trotter-Lockett, Emma Crownover

Continually Working

Crystal Marie Moten

Everyday Justice

Ashley Wiltshire

The People’s Plaza

Justin Jones, William J. Barber II

Trajectories of Empire

Jerome C. Branche, Elizabeth Wright, Cassia Roth, Baltasar Fra-Molinero, Miguel Valerio, Manuel Olmedo Gobante, Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, Lucia Helena Costigan, Abreu Alberto, Eliseo Jacob, Maria Andrea dos Santos Soares

To Care for the Sick and Bury the Dead

Leigh Ann Gardner

The Sculpture of William Edmondson

Marin R. Sullivan, Renee Ater, Kela Jackson, Ellen Macfarlane, Anne Monahan, Betsy Phillips, Learotha Williams Jr.

Race, Religion, and Black Lives Matter

Christopher Cameron, Phillip Luke Sinitiere

I'll Take You There

Amie Thurber, Learotha Williams Jr.

Hot, Hot Chicken

Rachel Louise Martin

Francisco de Paula Brito

Rodrigo Camargo de Godoi, H. Sabrina Gledhill

Lost Delta Found

John W. Work III, Lewis Wade Jones, Samuel C. Adams Jr., Robert Gordon, Bruce Nemerov

Murals of North Nashville Now

Kathryn E. Delmez

In the Shadow of Powers

Patrick Bellegarde-Smith

Black Bride of Christ

Sue E. Houchins, Baltasar Fra-Molinero

Breach of Peace

Eric Etheridge

Vodun in Coastal Benin

Dana Rush

The Power to Heal

David Barton Smith

Black Writing, Culture, and the State in Latin America

Jerome C. Branche

Reckoning Day

Jacqueline Foertsch

Shade-Grown Slavery

William C. Van Norman Jr.

The Ghosts of Harlem

Hank O'Neal, Charles Rangel

Black, White, and Catholic

R. Bentley Anderson

Playing the Changes

Milt Hinton, David Berger, Holly Maxson, Clint Eastwood

Through Survivors' Eyes

Sally Avery Bermanzohn

A Troubled Dream

Carl L. Bankston III, Stephen J. Caldas