Nathan Irvin Huggins - History - 1976 - 438 pages
The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s symbolized black liberation and sophistication--the final shaking off of slavery, in the mind, spirit, and character of African-Americans ...
Mel Watkins - Humor - 2002 - 374 pages
With an historical introduction provided for each chapter, an anthology of African American humor reveals much about changes in American society.
Charles Waddell Chesnutt - Fiction - 1969 - 229 pages
Uncle Julius' stories about the post-Civil War South not only show the magical world of conjuring but reveal the cruelties administered to slaves