L Important Historical Works:
Berlin, Ira, ed., et al. Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, Selected from the Holdings of the National Archives of the United States. Series 1, Vol.1: The Destruction of Slavery. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1978. Series 2: The Black Military Experience. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983.
Burchard, Peter, One Gallant Rush: Robert Gould Shaw and His Brave Black Regiment. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1965.
Freehling, William W. The Reintegration of American History: Slavery and the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Hurd, John Codman. The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States, in two volumes. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1968.
Levine, Bruce. Half Slave and Half Free: The Roots of the Civil War. New York: Hill and Wang/ The Noonday Press, 1992.
Mellon, Matthew T. Early American Views on Negro Slavery: From the Letters and Papers of the Founders of the Republic. New York: The New American Library, 1969.
Stampp, Kenneth M. The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante -Bellum South. New York: Vintage Books, 1956.
Steinfeld, Melvin. Our Racist Presidents: From Washington to Nixon. San Ramon, Calif.: Consensus Publishers, 1972.
Swint, Henry Lee. The Northern Teacher in the South, 1862-1870. New York: Octagon Books, Inc., 1967.
Thoreau, Henry David. Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers. Montreal: Harvest House Ltd., 1963.
Wade, Wyn Craig. The Fiery Cross: The Ku Klux Klan in America. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987.
Wish, Harvey, ed. Ante-Bellum: Writings of George Fitzhugh and Hinton Rowan Helper. New York: Capricorn Books, 1960.
II. Modern Studies of Racism:
Barthelmy, Anthony Gerard. Black Face, Maligned Race: The Representation of Blacks in English Drama from Shakespeare to Southerne. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1987.
Benedict, Ruth. Race: Science and Politics. New York: The Viking Press, 1950.
Davies, Alan T. Infected Christianity: A Study of Modern Racism. Kingston, Ont.: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1988.
Gould, Stephen Jay. The Mismeasure of Man. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1981.
Hacker, Andrew. Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal. New York: Ballantine Books, 1992.
Katz, Judith H. White Awareness: A Handbook for Anti-Racism Training. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1978.
Massey, Douglas S. and Nancy A. Denton. American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1993.
National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States. The Vision of Race Unity: America's Most Challenging Issue. Wilmette, Ill.: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1991.
Rutstein, Nathan. Healing Racism in America: A Prescription for the Disease. Springfield, Mass.: Whitcomb Publishing, 1993.
Shoghi Effendi. The Advent of Divine Justice. Wilmette, Ill.: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1971.
Thomas, Richard W. Racial Unity: An Imperative for Social Progress. Ottawa: Bahá’í Studies Publication, 1993
III. Biographical Works on African Americans:
Allen, Maury. Jackie Robinson: A Life Remembered. New York: Franklin Watts. 1987.
Anderson, Jervis. A. Philip Randolph: A Biographical Portrait. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1986.
Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York: Bantam Books, 1969.
Baldwin, James. Notes of a Native Son. Boston: Beacon Press, 1983.
Cleaver, Eldridge. Soul on Ice. New York: Dell Publishing Co., Inc., 1968.
Douglass, Frederick. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass Written by Himself: His Early Life as a Slave, His Escape from Bondage, and His Complete History. New York: Collier Books, 1962.
Graham, Shirley and George D. Lipscomb. Dr. George Washington Carver, Scientist. New York: Pocket Books, 1976.
Haley, Alex. Roots: The Saga of an American Family. New York: Dell Publishing Company, Inc., 1976.
Hansberry, Lorraine. To Be Young, Gifted and Black: Lorraine Hansberry in Her Own Words. New York: The New American Library, 1969.
Hodges, Willis Augustus. Free Man of Color: The Autobiography of Willis Augustus Hodges. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1982.
Malcolm X. The Autobiography of Malcolm X. New York: Ballantine Books, 1965.
Manning, Kenneth R. Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just. New York:
Oxford University Press, 1983.
Morrison, Gayle. To Move the World: Louis G. Gregory and the Advancement of Racial Unity in America. Wilmette, Ill.: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1982.
Oates, Stephen B. The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion. New York: The New American Library, 1975.
Oates, Stephen B. Let the Trumpet Sound: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: The New American Library, 1982.
Petry, Ann. Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad. New York: Pocket Books, 1955.
Rosenberg, Robert. Bill Cosby: The Changing Black Image. Brookfield, Conn.: Millbrook Press, 1991.
Shange, Ntozake. See No Evil: Prefaces, Essays & Accounts, 1976-1983. San Francisco: Mom's Press, 1984.
Three Negro Classics. New York, Avon Books, 1965. Includes the following:
1. Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington.
2. The Souls of Black Folks by W. E. B. DuBois.
3. The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson.
Washington, Margaret, ed. Narrative of Sojourner Truth. New York: Vintage Books, 1933.
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