New African American History Titles

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New African American History Titles

Black History Month

Check out these 2014 African-American history titles for a wealth of historical and contemporary facts:

Cover image for The handy African American history answer bookThe Handy African American History Answer Book
by Jessie Carney Smith

The book covers African-American history with concise answers with topics such as arts and entertainment, civil rights and protests, journalism, music, organizations, and many more from colonial times to present day.

Cover image for African American firsts : famous, little-known and unsung triumphs of Blacks in America
African American Firsts
by Joan Potter (4th edition)

In this fourth edition, discover 450 "firsts" in African-American history from colonial times to the present in a question and answer format.

Topics include business, education, literature, science and medicine, and more. 

Revised and updated.