African Americans in Durham

Histories

The Black/White Paradigm Revisited: African Americans, Immigration, Race, and Nation in Durham, N.C.
Carter, Niambi M. 2007.
305.896 CARTER

The Cost of Opportunity: School Desegregation and Changing Race Relations in the Triangle Since World War II.
McElreath, Jack Michael. 2002
379.263 MCELREATH

Durham and Her People.
Dula, W. C. 1951.
920 DULA

Durham County: A History of Durham County, North Carolina.
Anderson, Jean. 2011.
975.6563 ANDERSON

Durham’s Hayti.
Vann, Andre D. 1999
975.6563 VANN

Durham’s Lincoln Hospital.
Reynolds, P. Preston. 2001
362.11 REYNOLDS.

The End of an Era.
Jones, Dorothy Phelps. 2001
975.6563 JONES

Hillside History Book.
Page, Karol. 1979
373.756 PAGE

A Historical Study of Stanford L. Warren Branch of the Durham Public Library, (1955 through 1990).
McCoy, Earnestine C. 1994
027.756 MCCOY

The North Carolina Mutual Story: A Symbol of Progress, 1898-1970.
Kennedy, William Jesse. 1970
368.32 KENNEDY

Serving the African American Population in Durham County, North Carolina: A History of the Bragtown Branch Library.
Dickey, Ellen Elizabeth. 1993
027.4756 DICKEY

The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South.
Davidson, Osha Gray. 1996
305.8 DAVIDSON

Black Business in the New South: A Social History of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company.
Weare, Walter B. 1973, 1993
368.32 WEARE

Changes in Race Accommodation in a Southern Community.
Walker, Harry J. 1945.
323.119 WALKER

Crest St. Community Stories.
Duke University Center for Documentary Studies. 1998.
975.6563 CRES

Durham Black Business Resource Guide.
Alpha Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Program Committee. 1993
338.542 DURH

“Fight On Christian Soldier”: The Role of Black Churches in the Freedom Struggles of Durham, North Carolina 1955-1970.
Johnson, Christopher Leevy. 1996.
323.119 JOHNSON

Floyd McKissick: Portrait of a Leader.
Woodard, Harold. 1981.
MCKISSICK, F.

How to Get Out of Hell By Raising It: Race and Politics in Durham’s War on Poverty.
Gioia, Chris. 1996.
361.615 GIOIA

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: The Black Struggle for Civic Equality in Durham, North Carolina, 1954-1963.
Howard, Chris D. 1983
323.119 HOWARD

Malcolm X Liberation University: An Experiment in Independent Black Education.
Belvin, Brent. 2004.
378.757564 BELVIN

Milestones Along the Color Line: A Souvenir of Durham, N.C., Showing the Progress of a Race.
Quick, Oliver B. 1922
720.975 Q

A Newspaper History of Race Relations in Durham, North Carolina, 1910-1940.
Houck, Thomas H. 1941
305.8 HOUCK

Not the End, but the Beginning: The Impact of Race and Class on the History of Jordan High School, 1963-1988.
McDonald, Brian Lewis. 2011.
373.756 MCDONALD

Our Separate Ways: Women and the Black Freedom Movement in Durham, North Carolina.
Greene, Christina. 2005
323.119 GREENE

Partitioning the Projects: Racial Segregation and Public Housing in Durham, North Carolina.
Lyons, Brittany Aletea. 2010.
363.58 LYONS

“The Struggle for Freedom Begins Every Morning”: The Durham Committee on Negro Affairs, 1935-1970
Winford, Brandon Kyron Lenzie. 2007
323.119 WINFORD

Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Jim Crow South.
Brown, Leslie. 2008
305.896 BROWN

Biography and Memoir

Hayti Police: Memoirs of a Former Durham Police Officer.
Thompson, Marshall. 1997
363.22 THOMPSON

How God Changed My Life: A Journey of Discovery.
Harris, David. 1997
B HARRIS, D.

I Walked the Sloping Hills: A Memoir.
Brown, Walter Matthew. 2010
B BROWN W

John Merrick: A Biographical Sketch.
Andrews, Robert McCants. 1920
B MERRICK, J.

Mary, Wayfarer: An Autobiography.
Mebane, Mary E. 1983 , 1999
B MEBANE, M

Mary.
Mebane, Mary E. 1981, 1999
B  MEBANE, M.

A Palette, Not a Portrait: Stories from the Life of Nathan Garrett.
Garrett, Nathan, 2010.
B GARRETT N

Proud Shoes: The Story of an American Family.
Murray, Pauli. 1999, 1956
920 MURRAY

Whites Did, Black Do.
Fowler, W. C. (Wyatt Camblyn). 1999
B FOWLER, W.

Artelia: Portrait of an American Matriarch.
Edwards, Joyce Marsh Perry. 2012
B PERRY, A.

Fiction

Move Over, Mountain.
Ehle, John. 1957
F EHLE J

Preacha’ Man: A Story of a Man Torn between the Love of His Life and His Love for God: A Novel.
Kenney, Carl. 2004
F KENNEY, C.

These Same Long Bones.
Parker, Gwendolyn M. 1994
F PARKER, G.

Videos

Negro Durham Marches On.
Videocassette of 16mm film made in the 1950s. Story written by Mabel Lawrence. Narrated by Harry Hennessy. 1989
VIDEO 975.6563 NEGR

Updated September 30, 2013.