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Selected Reference Books about African Americans

African American Lives. ed. by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham. Oxford, 2004. Find at Central (Reference) Library; Pinney, Sequoya, and South Madison Libraries; call number *920.009296073 Ar83a

The African American National Biography, 8 vols. ed. by Henry Louis Gates and Evelyn Brooks-Highinbotham. Oxford, 2008. Find at Central (Reference) Library. call number *920.009296073 Af83aa

Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, 2nd ed. 5 vols. ed. by Kwame Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Oxford, 2005. Find at Central Library (Reference); First edition: at Central Library; call number *960.03 Af83a

The Black Population:2010 (2010 Census Brief). U.S. Census Bureau, Sept. 2011.

Black Women in America, 2nd ed. ed. by Darlene Clark Hine. Oxford, 2005. Find at Central Library (Reference); call number *305.48896073 B561b2

Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History, 5 vols. ed. by Jack Salzman, etc. MacMillan Library Reference, 1996. Find at Central Library (Reference); call number *973.0496073003 En19e

Oxford Companion to African American Literature. ed. by William Andrews, etc. Oxford, 1997. Find at Central Library (Reference); call number *810.80896073 Ox2o

Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance. Aberjani, and Sanfra L. West. Facts on File, 2003. Find at Lakeview Library; call number 810.989607307471009042 Ab13o

African Americans in Science, Math and Invention. by Ray Spangenburg. Facts on File, 2003. Find at South Madison Library (Reference); call number *509.2273 Sp23a SMB

Norton Anthology of African American Literature. ed. by Nellie Mckay and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. W.W. Norton, 1997. Find at All Libraries except Hawthorne; call number 810.80896073 N821n

State of Black America, 2012(annual publication) National Urban League, 2012.
*973.0496073 N213s (reference copy MPL-Cen)

Voices of Multicultural America: Notable Speeches Delivered by African, Asian, Hispanic and Native Americans, 1790-1995. ed. by Deborah Gillan Straub. Gale, 1996. Find at Central Library (Reference); call number *815.00890920693 V87v

Notable Black American Men. ed. by. Jessie Carey Smith. Gale, 1999. Find at Central Library and Alicia Ashman Library (Reference); call number *920.7208996073 N843n