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New Resources In The Library

New Books and Multimedia Materials

Welcome to our New Resources page, which is subdivided into various subject areas.  See what new materials we have acquired this past month in the library!

Books honoring Black History Month

Religion of the Field Negro

America's Unholy Ghosts

The Color of Compromise

Barracoon

America's Original Sin

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Between the World and Me

In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of “race,” a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men—bodies exploited through slavery and segregation, and, today, threatened, locked up, and murdered out of all proportion. What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it? And how can we all honestly reckon with this fraught history and free ourselves from its burden?

Tears We Cannot Stop