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  1. Your History: From the Beginning of Time to Present    By J.A. Rogers
  2. African People in World History   By John Henrik Clarke
  3. Africa: Mother of Civilization   By Yosef be-Jochannon
  4. Fifty Days on Board a Slave Vessel     By Pascoe G. Hill
  5. The Origin of Race and Color    By Martin R. Delany
  6. 100 Amazing Facts about the Negro with Complete Proof   By J.A. Rogers
  7. The Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of Race from 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D.  By Chancellor Williams
  8. From Slavery to Freedom:  A History of African Americans    By John Hope Franklin
  9. The Negro in the Making of AmericaBy Benjamin Quarles
  10. Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America (1619-1962)    By Lerone Bennett, Jr.
  11. Frederick Douglass   By Benjamin Quarles
  12. Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom  By Catherine Clinton
  13. In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process  By A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.
  14. David Walker’s Appeal
  15. The Militant South, 1800-1861    By John Hope Franklin
  16. The Strange Career of Jim Crow   By C. Vann Woodward
  17. Origins of the New South, 1877–1913  By C. Vann Woodward
  18. The Ku Klux Spirit    By J.A. Rogers
  19. 100 Years of Lynching    By Alan Ginzburg
  20. At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America   By Philip Dray
  21. The Autobiography of W.E. B. DuBois
  22. Up from Slavery  By Booker T. Washington
  23. The Soul of Black Folk     By W.E. B. DuBois
  24. The Guardian of Boston: William Monroe Trotter     By Stephen R. Fox
  25. Crusader for Justice: The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells
  26. A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching   By Paula J.Giddings
  27. The Negro in the Civil War      By Benjamin Quarles
  28. Black Reconstruction   By W.E.B. DuBois
  29. Black Power U.S.A.: The Human Side of Reconstruction 1867-1877 By Lerone Bennett, Jr.
  30. Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream   By Lerone Bennett, Jr.
  31. The Mis-Education of the Negro   By Carter G. Woodson
  32. Mary McLeod Bethune: Building a Better World: Essays and Selected Documents  Edited by Audrey Thomas McCluskey and  Elaine M. Smith
  33. The Philadelphia Negro   By W.E. B. DuBois
  34. W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919  (Winner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) by David Levering Lewis
  35. W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century (Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) by David Levering Lewis
  36. The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey   Edited by Amy Jacques Garvey
  37. The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers  Edited by Robert A. Hill
  38. Shades of Freedom  By A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.
  39. On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker   By A’Lelia Bundles
  40. Buffalo Soldiers    By Tom Willard
  41.  Here I Stand    By Paul Robeson
  42. The Undiscovered Paul Robeson      By Paul Robeson, Jr.
  43. Paul Robeson: A Biography   By Martin Duberman
  44. Banneker: The Afro-American Astrologer   By Will W. and David Murray
  45. Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams      By Robert Peterson
  46. I Never Had It Made   By Jackie Robinson
  47. Jackie Robinson: A Biography   By Arnold Rampersad
  48. A Hard Road to Glory: A History of African-American Athletes (Three Volumes)    By Arthur R. Ashe, Jr
  49. Stephin Fletchit: The Life and Times of Lincoln Perry    By Mel Watkins
  50. Fighting for America: Black Soldiers – The Unsung Heroes of World War II   By Christopher Paul Moore
  51. Go Up for Glory     By Bill Russell
  52. Born to Rebel: An Autobiography    By Benjamin Mays
  53. All Deliberate Speed: Reflecting on the First Half Century of Brown v. Board of Education    By Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.
  54. Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. Edited by James M. Washington
  55. An American Death:  The True Story of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Greatest Manhunt of Our Time   By Gerold Frank    
  56. Code Name  Zorro: The Murder of Martin Luther King, Jr.   By Mark Lane and Dick Gregory
  57. And the Walls Came Tumbling Down     By Ralph David Abernathy
  58. Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement   By John Lewis
  59. An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America   By Andrew Young, Jr.
  60. A Time to Speak, a Time to ACT: The Movement in Politics      By Julian Bond
  61. To Praise Our Bridges: An Autobiography     By Fannie Lou Hamer
  62. The Autobiography of Medgar Evers: A Hero's Life and Legacy Revealed Through His Writings, Letters, and Speeches    By Myrlie Evers-Williams
  63. In the Struggle: SNCC and Black Awakening in the 1960s    By Clayborn Carson
  64. SNCC: The New Abolitionists     By Howard Zinn
  65. Soon We Will Not Cry: The Liberation of Ruby Doris Smith Robinson  By Cynthia Griggs Fleming
  66. Lay Bare the Heart: An Autobiography of the Civil Rights Movement  By  James Farmer 
  67. Militant Mediator: Whitney M. Young, Jr.   By Dennis C. Dickerson
  68. Vernon Can Read! A Memoir     By Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
  69. Sammy Young, Jr.: The FirstBlackCollege Student to Die in the Black Liberation Movement     By James Forman
  70. Black Power: The Politics of Liberation  By Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael) and Charles V. Hamilton
  71. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.: The Political Biography of an American Dilemma  By Charles V. Hamilton
  72. Coming of Age in Mississippi      By Anne Moody
  73. Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., And The Southern Christian Leadership Conference   (1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography)    By David J. Garrow
  74. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63  (Pulitzer Prize for History, 1988)     By Taylor Branch
  75. Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65   By Taylor Branch
  76. At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-1968     By Taylor Branch
  77. My Soul is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered   By Howell Raines
  78. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
  79. Malcolm X: The FBI File      By Clayborne Carson
  80. The Muhammad Ali Reader  By Gerald Early
  81. The COINTELPRO Papers: Documents from the FBI's Secret Wars Against Dissent in the United StatesBy Ward Churchill and Jim Vander Wall
  82. Lion in the Lobby: Clarence Mitchell Jr.’s Struggle For the Passage of the Civil Rights Laws    By Denton L. Watson
  83. The Longest Debate:A Legislative History of the 1964 Civil Rights Act   By Charles Whalen and Barbara Whalen
  84. Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Voting Rights Act of 1965;   By David J. Garrow
  85. The Informant: The FBI, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Murder of Viola Liuzzo    By Gary May
  86. In the Shadow of Selma: The Continuing Struggle for Civil Rights in the Rural South   By Cynthia Griggs Fleming
  87. Thurgood Marshall: Warrior at the Bar, Rebel on the Bench    By Michael D. Davis and Hunter R. Clark
  88. My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr.    By Coretta Scott King
  89. For Us, the Living      By Myrlie Evers with William Peters
  90. Standing Fast: The Autobiography of Roy Wilkins
  91. Jesse Jackson: The Man, The Myth, The Movement    By Barbara A. Reynolds
  92. The Essence of Fred Hampton  Edited by William Hampton, et al.
  93. Racial Matters: The FBI’s Secret File on Black America 1960-1972  By Kenneth O’Reilly
  94. Voices of Freedom: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement from the 1950s through the 1980s  By Henry Hampton and Steve Fayer
  95. Open Wide Freedom’s Gates: A Memoir     By Dorothy Height
  96. Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention By Manning Marable
  97. The Black West: A Documentary and Pictorial History   By William Loren Katz
  98. The Life and Adventures of Nat Love     By Nat Love
  99. The African American Century: How Black Americans Have Shaped Our Century   By Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  100. On the Road to Freedom: A Guided Tour of the Civil Rights Trail  By Charles E. Cobb, Jr