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African and African American Studies (AAAS)

Resources for researching African and African American culture and history at the University of Memphis Libraries.

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Affirmative Action Around the World An Empirical Study by Thomas Sowell

Call Number: HF5549.5.A34 S684 2004eb  Ebook

Alicia Walker's The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Call Number: PS3573.A425 C6 1982

The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley

Call Number: E185.97.L5 A3 2015 

   

Beloved: a novel by Toni Morrison

Call Number: PS3563 O8749 B4 1988 b

The Best Short Stories by Black Writers by Langston Hughes

Call Number: PZ3515.U274 B4 1989

 

Blind man with a pistol by Chester HImes

Call Number: PS3515.I713 B58 1989

The Color of the Law: a forgotten history of how our government segregated America by Richard Rothstein

Call Number: E185.61.R8185 2018

Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody

Call Number E185.97.M65 A3 2011eb  EBook

Disappearing Acts by Terry McMillan

Call Number: PS3563.C3868.D57 1989

Every tongue got to confess: Negro folk-tales from the Gulf states / Zora Neale Hurston; foreward by John Edgar Wideman ; edited and with an introduction by Carla Kaplan.

Call Number: GR111.A47 H83 2001 c.3

Going to the Territory by Ralph Ellison

Call Number: PS3555.L625 G6 1995

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Call Number: PS3551.N464 Z466 2002

Incidents in the Life of A Slave Girl by  Harriet Jacobs

Call Number: E444.J17 A3 2008 eb  - eBook

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae

Call Number: E185.97.R24 A3 2015

New Jim Crow: mass incarceration in the age of color blindness by Michelle Alexander

Call Number: eBook

ISBN: 9781595586438

Remembering the Memphis Massacre: an American Story by Beverly Greene Bond and Susan Eva O'Donovan 

Call Number: F444.M557 R46 2020eb eBook

Resistance Reimagined: black women's critical thought as survival by Regis M. Fox

Call Number: eBook

ISBN: 9780813056586

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD

Call Number: eBook

ISBN: 9780465060689

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