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The Dorothy P. Donalson Library Collection of African American and Women’s Studies

Appiah, Kwame Anthony and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience. New York: Basic Civitas Books, 1999.

Andrews, William L., Frances Smith Foster, and Trudier Harris. The Oxford Companion to African American Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Barksdale, Richard and Keneth Kinnamon. Black Writers of America. New York: Macmillan, 1972.

Bogle, Donald. Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: Black Images in Motion Pictures. New York: Continuum, 2000.*

Davis, Marianna W., ed. Contributions of Black Women to America. Columbia, SC: Kenday Press, Inc., 1982.

Draper, James, ed. Black Literature Criticism. Volumes I – III. Detroit: Gale Research, 1996.

Donalson, Melvin. Cornerstones: An Anthology of African American Literature. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1996.*

Donalson, Melvin. Hip Hop in American Cinema. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 2007.*

Estell, Kenneth, ed. The African Almanac. 7th Edition. Volumes I and II. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997.

Franklin, John Hope. From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans, 7th Edition. New York: Knopf, 1994.*

Gates, Henry Louis, ed. The Norton Anthology of African American Literature. New York: Norton, 1996.

Giddens, Pauline. When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. New York: Morrow, 1996.

Hatch, Shari Dorantes and Michael R. Strickland, eds. African-American Writers: A Dictionary. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, Inc., 2000.

Hill, Pauline Liggins, ed. Call and Response: The Riverside Anthology of the African American Tradition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.

Hine, Darlene Clark, ed. Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia. Volumes I –II. Brooklyn, NY: Carlson Publishing, Inc., 1993.

Koslow, Philip, ed. New York Public Library African American Desk Reference. New York: The
Stonesong Press, Inc., 1999.

Powell, Kevin, ed. Step Into a World: A Global Anthology of the New Black Literature. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000.

Salem, Dorothy C., ed. African American Women: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: Garland, 1993.

Salzman, Jack, David Lionel Smith, and Cornel West, eds. Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History, Volumes I – V. New York: Simon & Schuster MacMillan, 1996.

Samuels, Allison. Off the Record: A Reporter Unveils the Celebrity Worlds of Hollywood, Hip Hop, and Sports. New York: Amistad/Harper Collins, 2007.*

Smith, Jessie Carney, ed. Notable Black American Women, Volumes I and II. Detroit: Gale Research, 1996.

Smith, Jessie Carney and Carrell Peterson Horton, eds. Historical Statistics of Black America, Volumes I and II. Detroit: Gale Research, Inc., 1995.

Smith, Valerie, ed. African American Writers, Vols. I and II, 2nd Edition. New York: Charles Scribner & Sons, 2001.

Valade, Roger M, III. The Essential Black Literature Guide. Detroit: Visible Ink Press published in association with The Schomburg Center for Research, 1996.

Who’s Who Among Black Americans, 7th Edition. Detroit: Gale Research, Inc., 1994.

Williams, Ora. American Black Women in the Arts and Social Sciences, 3rd Edition. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1994.


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