I started tweeting this list, but umm…I have a book problem. It’s possible I’ve never met a history book I wouldn’t at least skim. And many that found their way home with me. I blame used bookstores like Powells, Afterwords, O’Gara & Wilson’s, & whatever stores I might wander into when I’m on vacation. And libraries. And reading apps. And…it’s me isn’t it? It’s me. This is an incomplete list because well…I really do have a lot of books in various formats. I was a book dragon in a former life.
The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City by St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Cayton
Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago 1940-1960 by Arnold R. Hirsch
Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization Paperback by Arnold R. Hirsch
Romanticism, Revolution, and the Afro-Creole Protest Tradition…
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