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A Black Women's History of the United States
An African American and Latinx History of the United States
The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race
The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart
Between the World and Me
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Voices of Rondo: Oral Histories of Saint Paul's Historic Black Community
From Somalia to Snow: How Central Minnesota Became Home to Somalis
Got to Be Something Here: The Rise of the Minneapolis Sound
The Souls of Black Folk
Sister Outsider
Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments
Black Futures
African American Arts: Activism, Aesthetics, and Futurity

Streaming Videos


Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement
Mighty Times: The Children's March
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
The Quilts of Gee's Bend

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Thank you to the St. Catherine University library for inspiring us with your Black Joy Guide!