The Ida B. Wells Community Academy 

An Africa and African Focused Bibliography

For Teachers, Administrators, Students, Parents, and General Community

semper novi quid ex Africa!
"Everything new always comes out of Africa!"  – Pliny

Background Reading for Teachers,
Administrators and Parents

General Information on Educational Perspectives

  • Asante, M. K. "Black Language Patterns and Reading Instruction". Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April 1976. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 123 598).
  • Au, Kathryn Hu-pei and Alice J. Kawakami. "Research Currents: Talk Story and Learning to Read," Language Arts, Vol 62, No. 4, April 1985, 406--41.1
  • Awanuor, Kofi, The Breast of the Earth, Doubleday; N.Y., 1976.
  • Banlield, B. Africa in the Curriculum, Blyden Press: N.Y., 1968.
  • Banfield, B. Black Focus on Multicultural Education, Blyden Press: N.Y., 1979.
  • Brooks, C. K. (ed.). Tapping Potential: English and Language Arts for the Black Learner. Urbana, Illinois: National Council of Teachers of English, 1985.
  • Chinweizu, O.J. and Ihechukwu Madubuike, Toward the Decolonization of African Literature, Volume 1, Howard University Press; Washington, D.C., 1983.
  • Clark, Reginald. Family Life and School Achievement: Why Poor Black Children Succeed or Fail. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.
  • Coleman, M. (Ed.) Black Children Just Keep on Growing: Alternate Curriculum Models for Young Black Children. Black Child Development Institute; Washington, D.C., 1977.
  • Cummins, J. "Empowering Minority Students," Harvard Educational Review, Vol. 56, No. 1, February 1986. pp. 18—36.
  • Dillard, J. L. Black English, Vintage; N.Y., 1973.
  • Dodds, S. I3. and Karima Amin. Black Literature for High School Students, National Council of Teachers of English; Illinois, 1978.
  • Foster, H. L. Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens: the Persistent Dilemma in Our Schools. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1986.
  • Gaarmiza, C. and Amsfeld, M. "Factors Reducing the Efficiency of Reference Communication in Children," Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 1976, 22 (2), 125.
  • Hale, Janice E. Black Children, Their Roots. Culture, and Learning Styles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982.
  • ____________. Learning While Black. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
  • Hollins, E. R. "The Marva Collins Story Revisited: Implications for Regular Classroom Instruction," The Journal of Teacher Education, 1982, 33 (1), 3 7-40.
  • Kunjufu, Jawanza. Developing Positive Self-Images and Discipline in Black Children, Afro-American Press; Chicago, 1984.
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  • Loewen, James W. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong,  New York: New Press, 1995.
  • MacCann, D. and Gloria Woodward, The Black American in Books for Children, Scarecrow Press; New Jersey, 1972.
  • Neisser, U. (ed.). The School Achievement of Minority Children. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum, 1986.
  • Perry, Theresa, Claude M. Steele, Asa G. Hilliard III. Young Gifted and Black: Promoting High Achievement Among African American Students, Boston: Beacon Press, 2003.
  • Redmond, Eugene B. Drum Voices: The Mission of Afro-American Poetry, a Critical History, Doubleday; N.Y., 1976.
  • Sacks, Peter. Standardized Minds: The High Price of America's Testing Culture and What We Can Do to Change It, New York: Da Capo Press, 1999.
  • Shade, B. J. R. (ed). Culture, Style and the Educative Process. Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1989.
  • Spence, J. (ed.). Achievement and Achievement Motives. San Francisco: Vreeman, 1983.
  • Spencer, M. B., Geraldine Kearse Brookins, Walter Richard Allen (editors). Beginnings: the Social and Affective Development of Black Children. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 1985.
  • Staples, R., Introduction to Black Sociology. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1976.
  • Turner, Lorenzo D. Africanisms in the Gullah Dialect, University of Michigan Press, 1974.
  • Vass , W.V. The Bantu Speaking Heritage of the United States, Center for Afro-American Studies: UCLA, 1979.
  • Woodson, Carter G. (1933). The Mis-Education of the Negro,  Washington, DC: The Associated Publishers.

    Recommended Readings

            On African American Social Practices
  • Asante, Molefi Kete and Kariamu Welsh Asante. African Culture: The Rhythm of Unity. Westport Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1985
  • Brooks, Charlotte K (ed.). Tapping Potential: English and Language Arts for the Black Learner. Urbana, Illinois: National Council of Teachers of English, 1985.
  • Clark, Reginald. Family Life and School Achievement: Why Poor Black Children Succeed or Fail. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.
  • Foster, Herbert L. Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens: The Persistent Dilemma in Our Schools. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1986.
  • Hamilton, C. V. Black Preacher in America. New York: Morrow, 1972.
  • Hill, R. B. The Strengths of Black Families. New York: Emerson Hall Publishers, Inc., 1972.
  • Jones, R. L. (ed.). Black Psychology. New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1980.
  • McAdoo, Harriette P. (ed.). Black Families. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, 1988.
  • Neilson, David G. Black Ethos: Northern Urban Negro Life and Thought, 1890-1930. Westport Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1977.
  • Neisser, U. (ed.). The School Achievement of Minority Children. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum, 1986.
  • Nobles, Wade W., Africanity and the Black Family: The Develoment of a Theoretical Model,. A Black Family Institute Publication, 1985.
  • ______________. African Psychology: Toward its Reclamation, Reascension and Revitalization, A Black Family Institute Publication, Oakland, California 1986
  • Nobles, Wade W.and Lawford Goddard, Understanding the Black Family: A Guide for Scholarship and Research (Limited Edition) A Black Family Institute Publication, 1984
  • Plump, Sterling. Black Rituals. Chicago: Third World Press,1973.
  • Spence, .J. (ed.). Achievement and Achievement Motives. San Francisco: Freeman, 1983.
  • Staples, R. Introduction to Black Sociology. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1976.
  • White, .Joseph L. The Psychology of Blacks. New York: Prentice Hall, 1984
  • Willie, C. V. A New Look at Black Families. New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc.,    1976
On Math, Science and Technology

  • Al-Daffa, A.A., The Muslim Contribution to Mathematics, (Humanities Press; Atlantic Highlands, 1977), p. 53.
  • Angel, A.R. and Stuart R. Porter, A Survey of Mathematics, (Addison Wesley; Reading, 1981) pp. 315-8.
  • Chace, A.B., The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Reston; 1979) pp. 45-6.
  • Chapman, Frank, "Science and Africa", Freedomways, 1963, 3rd quarter, p. 243.
  • Diop, C.A., The African Origin of Civilization, Lawrence Hill; Westport, 1974 p. 22.
  • Gillings, R.L., Mathematics in the time of the Pharaohs, (Cambridge MIT, 1972).
  • Kenschaft, "Black Women in Mathematics in the U.S.,” p. 598.
  • Newell,V.K. J. H. Gipson, L.W. Rich and B. Stubblefield, Black Mathematicians and Their Works, Ardmore Dorrance, 1980, pp. 314-20.
  • Petrie, P. Ancient Weights and Measures, University College; London, 1926, p. 41.
  • Zaslaysky, C., Africa Counts, Prindle, Weber and Schmidt: N.Y., 1973, p. 39.
  • Beane, DeAnn Banks, Mathematics and Science:Critical Filters for the Future of Minority Students, The Mid- Atantic Center for Race Equity, The American University, Washington, D.C., 1985.
  • Finch, Charles, "The African Background of Medical Science," Blacks in Science: Ancient and Modern, edited by Ivan Van Sertima, Transaction Books, New Brunswick, 1983, 4, pp. 140-156.
  • Ghaulioungui, Paul, The House of Life: Magic and Medical Science in Ancient Egypt, B.M. Israel, Amsterdam, 1973, 38.
  • Green, Richard ed., A Salute to Historic Black Scientists and Inventors, Empak, Chicago, 1985.
  • Haber, Louis, Black Pioneers of Science and Invention, Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., N.Y., 1970.
  • Hayden, Robert C.. Harris, J., Nine Black American Doctors, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA., 1976.
  • Nasr, Seyyed H., Islamic Science: An Illustrated Study, Westerham, 1976.
  • Neugebauer, O., The Exact Sciences in Antiquity, Dover, N.Y., 1969, pp. 58, 59.
  • Pappademos, John, "An Outline of Africa's Role in the History of Physics,” Blacks in Science: Ancient and Modern, edited by Ivan Van Sertima, Transaction Books, New Brunswick, 1983, pp. 177-196.
  • Pearson Jr., Willie, Black Scientists. White Society, and Colorless Science: A    Study of Universalism in American Science, Associated Faculty Press, Inc., New York, 1985.
  • Thompkins, Peter, Secrets of the Great Pyramid, Harper and Row, New York, 1977, pp. 286-382.

  • Burt, McKinley, Jr., Black Inventors of America, National Book Company, Portland, OR, 1969
  • Butler, Broadus, Craftsmanship: A Tradition in Black America, RCA Corp., 1976.
  • Garland, H. Bannister, C.O., Ancient Egyptian Metallurgy, Griffin, London, 1927.
  • Haber, Louis. Black Pioneers of Science and Invention, New York: Ilarcourt, Braces and World, Inc., 1970.
  • Klein, Aaron E., The Hidden Contributors: Black Scientists and Inventors in America. New York: Doubleday and Company, 1971.
  • Messiha, K., et al., "African Experimental Aeronautics: A 2000 Year Old Model Glider," in Blacks in Science: Ancient and Modern, edited by Ivan Van Sertima, Transaction Books, New Brunswick, 1983 4, pp. 92-99.
  • Noorbergen, Rene, Secrets of the Lost Races, Barnes and Noble, New York, 1977, pp. 48-50.
  • Van Sertima, Ivan (Ed.). Blacks in Science Ancient and Modern. New l3urnswick: Transaction Books, 1986.
  • Winslow, Eugene (Ed.). Black Americans in Science and in Engineering: Contributions of past and Present. Chicago: Afro-Am Publishing Company, 1974.
                  On History and Social Science
  • Adams, R.L. (1969). Great Negr¢es, Past and Present, Afro-American Publishing Co.; Chicago, IL
  • Aptheker, Herbert. (1951). A Documentary History of the Negro People in the United States (Vols. 1-4). New York: Citadel Press.
  • Beardsley, G.H. (ND). The Negro in Greek and Roman Civilization: A Study of the Ethiopian Type, The John Hopkins University Press:          Baltimore, MD.,
  • Ben-Jochannan, Y. (ND). Africa: Mother of Western Civilization, Alkebu-Ian Books; New York.
  • Ben-Jochannan, Y. Black Man of the Nile and His Family, Alkebu-Ian Books; New York, N.Y.
  • Bradley, M. (ND). The Black Discovery of America, Personal Library; Toronto, Canada.
  • Branch, Taylor. (1988). Parting the Waters: America in the King years,1954-1963. New York: Touchstone.
  • Clarke, J. H., "Africa in Early World History," Ebony Magazine. August, 1976, Johnson Publishing Company: Chicago, IL, pp. 125-126.
  • _________., "The Black Woman: A Figure in World History," Essence Magazine, May, 1971.
  • _________., “The Impact of the African on the New World: A Reappraisal,” The Black Scholar, February, 1973, pp. 32-39.
  • _________., “The Influence of African Cultural Continuity on the Slave Revolts in South America and the Caribbean Islands,” Conference paper delivered before the Third International Congress of Africanists, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. December 9-19, 1973.
  • Davis, John P., (Ed.), The American Negro Reference Book, Prentice Hall and Co.; New York, NY, 1966.
  • Diop, C. A., The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality, Lawrence Hill and Co., Westport, CN, pp. 43-84.
  • _________, "The Origin of Ancient Egypt," The Journal of African Civilizations, Special Issue on Egypt, Rutgers University; New Brunswick, N.J
  • _________, The Cultural Unity of Black Africa, Third World Press; Chicago, pp. 115-116.
  • Douglass, Frederick, The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass Written by Himself. New York: Collier Books, 1962.
  • Dubois, W. E. B., Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880, Meridian Books; The World Publishing Company; Cleveland, 1965, pp. 3-16.
  • Dubois, W. E. B., The Souls of Black Folk. New York: New American Library, 1969.
  • Finkelstein, Israel and Neil Asher Silberman. (2001). The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Secred Texts. New York: The Free Press.
  • Franklin, John Hope, A Brief History of the Negro in the United States, an Essay.
  • Friedman, Richard E. Who Wrote the Bible?  San Francisco: Harper Collins Publishers,  1987.
  • Georgia Writers' Project (WPA), Drums & Shadows: Survival Studies among the Georgia Coastal Negroes. New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972.
  • Giddings, Paula. When and Where I Enter. New York: Bantam Books,1988.
  • Greenberg, Gary. ( 2002).101 Myths of the Bible: How Ancient Scribes Invented Biblical History, Illinois: Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Hansberry, W.L., "Africa's Golden Past", Ebony Magazine, Parts 1 through 5, November, 1964 to March, 1965.
  • Hansberry, W.L., edited by Joseph E. Harris, Africa and Africans as Seen by Classical Writers, Howard University Press; Washington, D.C., 1981.
  • Hughes, Langston , Famous American Negroes, New York, Dodd-Mead and Co., 1954.
  • Jackson, J. G., Ethiopia: The Origin of Civilization, Black Classics Press: Baltimore, MD.
  • ___________., Introduction to African Civilization, Citadel Press: Secaucus, N.J., 1974, pp. 60-92.
  • Massaquoi, Hans. Destined to Witness, Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany, New York: William Morrow and Co., 1999.
  • Massey, G. Ancient Egypt, Light of the World, Vol. 1 and II, Samuel Weiser, Inc.; New York, N.Y.
  • Rodgers, J. A., World's Great Men of Color, Vol I & II, MacMillan and Co., New York, pp. 57-66.
  • Sertima, Ivan Van. Nile Valley Civilizations, November, 1984.
  • ______________. They Came Before Columbus: the African Presence in Ancient America. New York: Random House, 1976.
  • Snowden, F., Jr. Blacks in Antiquity: Ethiopians in the Graeco-Roman Experience, Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA. OSC Co., New York, N.Y., pp. 36-38.
  • Thompson, L. and J. Ferguson, (Ed) Africa in Classical Antiquity, Ibadan University Press: Ibadan, Nigeria, 1969, pp. 91-103.
  • UNESCO, The Peopling of Ancient Egypt and the Deciphering of Meroitic Script, Documents 1, on the General History of Africa.
  • Williams, C. The Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race from 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D., Third World Press; Chicago, IL., pp. 62-100.
  • Williams, Eric, Capitalism and Slavery, Pedigree Books, New York, 1980, p. 4.
                  On Language Arts
  • Baugh, John. Black Street Speech: its History, Structure and Survival. Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1983.
  • Dillard,J.L., Black English, Vintage, N.Y. 1973, pp. 186-228.
  • Folb, Edith A. Runnin' down Some Lines. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press 1980.
  • Foster, Herbert L. Ribbin', Jivin', and Playin' the Dozens. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger Publishing Com-pany, 1986.
                        On Literature
  • Abrahams, Roger D. (ed.). Afro-american Folktales: Stories from Black Traditions in the New World. New York: Pantheon Books, 1985.
  • Brawley, Benjamin. Early Negro American Writers, Dover Publications; N.Y., 1970.
  • Chinweizu, O. J. and Ihechukwu Madubuike. Towards the Decolonization of African Literature. Washington, D. C.: Howard University Press, 1983.
  • Clifton, L. All Us Come Cross the Water, Holt Rinehart, Winston; N.Y., 1973.
  • Evans, James H. Jr., Spiritual Empowerment in Afro-american Literature. Lewiston, New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1987.
  • Harper, M. S. and Robert B. Stepto (eds.),    Chant of Saints. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1979.
  • Hughes, L. (eds.). the Best Short Stories by Black Writers. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1967.
  • King, W. and Ron Milner (eds.). Black Drama Anthology. New York: New American Library, 1986.
  • Lester, J., Black Folktales. New York: Grove Press,1978.
  • Morrison, T., The Bluest Eye. New York: Washington Square Press, 1970.
  • Smitherman, Geneva. Talking and Testifying. New York: Houghton-Mifflin, 1972.
  • Whitlow, R., Black American Literature, Littlefield, Adams and Co,; New Jersey 1974, p. 96.
  • Winifred, K.V., The Bantu Speaking Heritage of the United States, Center for Afro-American Studies; UCLA 1979, p. 27.

            On Visual and Performing Arts
  • Baker, Houston A. Jr. Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1987.
  • Cuney-Hare, "The Source," in The Afro-American in Music and Art, Lindsay Patterson (ed.) (Cornwell Heights, NY; The Publishers Agency, Inc., for the International Library of Afro-American Life and History; 1976), p. 20.
  • Doty, Robert. Contemporary Black Artists in America. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1971.
  • Lewis, S. S. Art: African American. New York: Harcourt Brace Javanovich, 1978.
  • Rozelle, Robert V., Alvia Wardlaw and Maureen S. McKenna (eds). Black Art Ancestral Legacy: the African Impulse in African American Art. The Dallas Museum of Art, 1989
  • Thomas, Robert Farris. Flash of the Spirit: African and Afro-american Art and Philosophy. New York, Random House, 1983.

            On Music
  • Akin Euba, "Introduction to African Music," Richard Olaniyan (ed.) African History and Culture (Nigeria: Longnan, 1982), pp. 224-235.
  • Bebey, Francis. African Music: A People's Art. New York: Lawrence Hall and Company, 1975.
  • Lawrence-McIntyre, Charshee, "The Double Meaning of the Spirituals," Journal of Black Studies, June, 1987. Mesh, Rudi. Shining Trumpets: A History of Jazz. New York: Da Capo, 1976.
  • Courlander, H. Negro Folk Music USA (New York: Columbia University Press,1963), p. 195.
  • Maude Cuney-Hare, Negro Musicians and Their Music, (Wash, D.C.; The Associated Publishers, Inc.; 1936), Appendix, p. 387.
  • Engeis, C. the Music of the Most Ancient Nations: Particularly of the Assyrians, Egyptians, and Hebrews: with Special Reference to Recent Discoveries in Western Asia and in Egypt, (Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1970 [1909 reprint], pp. 155, 232.
  • Goines, L, "The Musical Instruments of Africa," Allegro (Associated Musicians of Greater New York) Mar. 1976, p. 7; Apr, 1976, p. 7; Nov. 1980, p. 4.
  • ________, "The Influence of Musical Instruments in African Culture," Allegro, Dec. 1980, p. 6.
  • Hurston, Zora Neale, "Spirituals and Neo Spirituals," The Afro-American in Music and Art, Patterson L. (ed.) Cornwell Heights, NY; The Publishers Agency, Inc., for the International Library of Afro-American Life and History; 1976), pp. 15, 16.
  • Jones, Leroi. (aka Imamu Baraka), Blues People: Negro Music in White America, New York: William Morrow & Co., 1963, pp. 100-102, 116-117.
  • Krehbiel, H. Afro-American Folk Songs, New York: Frederick, 1962 [1914 reprint], p. 65; Johnson, p. 11.
  • Locke, Alaine. The Negro and His Music. Wash, D.C.: The Associates in Negro Folk Education, Bronze Booklet #2; printed and bound in the USA by the J.R. Lynn Press, Albany, New York; 1936), p. 7.
  • Marre, Jeremy and Hannah Charlton. Beats of the Heart: Pop Music of the World. New York: Pantheon Press, 1985, p. 159.
  • McCutcheon, L, Rhythm and Blues. Arlington, VA: Beatty Press, 1971, pp. 54, 55, 73, 75, 81-83.
  • Oliver, Paul, Max Harrison, and William Bolcom. The New Groove: Gospel, Blues and Jazz. New York: W.W. Norton & Company,1986.
  • Roach, Hildred, Black American Music: Past and Present. Boston: Crescendo Publishing Co; 1973), p. 47
  • Roberts, J.S., Black Music of Two Worlds, New York: Praeger Pub., 1972, p. 5.
  • Southern, Eileen. The Music of Black Americans. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974.
  • Werner, O. The Origin and Development of JAZZ, Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall / Hunt Publishing Co., 1984), p. 135; Gridley, pp. 160-162.
  • Work, J.W. American Negro Songs and Spirituals, New York: Bonanza, 1940), pp. 179, 180; Roberts, pp. 147, 148.
More Africa and African Focused

  • Abdalla, Adelgadir M. (1974). Studies in Ancient Languages of the Sudan. Khartoum: University of  Khartoum Press.
  • Abraham, W.E. (1966). The Mind of Africa. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Akil with J. Clopton (Illustrator). (c1996). From Niggas to Gods. 2 Vols. St. Louis, MO: Nia Communications/Press.
  • Akron Public Schools, MASTER AGREEMENT between the Akron Board of Education and the Akron Education Association, Inc. (July 1, 1995-June 30, 1999).
  • Ani, Marimba (Dona Richards). (1994). Yurugu: An African-Centered Critique of European Cultural Thought and Behavior. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Inc.
  • Aptheker, Herbert. (1970). American Negro Slave Revolts. New York: International Publishers.
  • Asante, Molefi K. (1985). Afrocentricity: A Theory of Social Change. Buffalo: Amulefi Publishers.
  • _____________.  (1987). The Afrocentric Idea.Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
  • _____________.  (1992). Historical and Cultural Atlas of African Americans. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Baines, John and Jaromir Malik. (1982). The Atlas of Ancient Egypt. New York: Facts on File, Inc.
  • Baldwin, James. ( l963). The Fire Next Time. New York: Dell.
  • Baron, Harold M. (1971). The Demand for Black Labor: Historical Notes on the Political Economy  of Racism. Sommerville, MA: New England Free Press.
  • Ballantine, Betty and Ian Ballantine. (1993). The Native Americans, An Illustrated History. Turner Publishing, Inc. 
  • Barraclough, Geoffrey, ed. (1984). The Times Atlas of World History. London: Times Books, Ltd.
  • Baron, Harold M. (1971). The Demand for Black Labor: Historical Notes on the Political Economy of Racism. Sommerville, MA: New England Free Press.
  • Beckford, George. (1980).Small Garden . . . Bitter Weed: Struggle and Change in Jamaica. Morant Bay, Jamaica: Maroon Publishing, 1980.
  • Ben-Jochannan, Yosef A. (1971). Africa: Mother of Western Civilization. New York: Alkebulan Books.
  • ____________________.  (1981). Black Man of the Nile and His Family. New York: Alkebulan Books.
  • ____________________.  (1973). African Origin of the Major Western Religions. New York: Alkebulan Books.
  • Bernal, Martin. (1987). Black Athena: Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization. Vols. I & 11. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.
  • Bernard, Jacqueline. (1967).Journey Toward Freedom, The Story of Sojourner Truth. New York: Dell Publishing Co.
  • Biko, Steve. (1978). I Write What I Like. A Selection of His Writings. San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.
  • Billingsley, Andrew. (1992). Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Enduring Legacy of African-American Families. New York: Simon & Schuster.
  • _______________. (1968). Black Families in White America. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
  • Blyden, Edward Wilmot. (1887, 1967). Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Black, Edwin. (1984, 1999). The Transfer Agreement: The Dramatic Story of the Pact between The Third Reich and Jewish Palestine. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.
  • __________.  (2001). IBM and The Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation. New York: Crown Publishers.
  • Bontemps, Arna. Black Thunder, Gabriel's Revolt: Virginia, 1800. Boston: Beacon Press.
  • Boggs, James. (1970). Racism and the Class Struggle: Further Pages from a Black Worker's  Notebook. New York: Modern Reader.
  • Boston, Thomas D. (1988). Race, Class and Conservatism. Boston: Unwin Hyman.
  • Bradford, Phillips Verner and Harvey Blume. (1992). Ota Benga. The Pygmy in the Zoo. New York: Dell Publishing.
  • Bradley, Michael. (1978). The Iceman Inheritance: Prehistoric Sources of Western Man's Racism, Sexism and Aggression. Toronto: Dorset Publishing, Inc.
  • Brandt, Willy. (1980). North-South: A Program for Survival. The Report of the Independent Commission on International Development Issues. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Breitman, George. (1977). The Assassination of Malcolm X. New York: Path Press, Inc.
  • ______________.  (1968). Last Year of Malcolm X: The Evolution of a Revolutionary. New York: Schocken.
  • Brooks, Charlotte K., ed. (1985). Tapping Potential: English and Language Arts for the Black Learner. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.
  • Browder, Anthony T. (1992). Nile Valley Contributions to Civilization. Washington, DC: The Institure of Karmic Guidance.
  • Brown, Claude. (1977). The Children of Ham. New York: Bantam Books, Inc.
  • Breasted, James. (1912). Development of Religion and Thought in Ancient Egypt. Philadelphia: Charles Scribners Sons.
  • Bryan, Cyril P. (1931). The Papyrus Ebers 1st Medical Book in the World. New York: D. Appleton and Co.
  • Buckmaster, Henrietta. (1951). Let My People Go. Cleveland: Beacon Press.
  • Budge, E.A.W. (1928). A History of Ethiopia, Nubia, and Abyssinia. London.
  • __________. (1895). The Egyptian Book of the Dead and the Papyrus of Ani. New York: Dover  Press.
  • __________. (1904). The Gods of the Egyptians. Vol. 1 & 2. New York: Dover Press.
  • Bulhan, Hussein Abdibahl. (1985). Frantz Fanon and the Psychology of Oppression. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Cabral, Amilcar. (1973). Return to the Source: Selected Speeches of Amilcar Cabral. New York: Modern Review Press.
  • Carruthers, Jacob. (1989). Essays in Ancient Egyptian Studies. Los Angeles: University of Sankore Press.
  • ______________.  (1985). The Irritated Genie. Chicago: Kemetic Institute.
  • ______________.  (1986). "Governance" in M. Karenga and J. Carruthers (eds). Kemet and the African World View. Los Angeles, University of Sankore Press.
  • Carson, Clayborne. (1981). IN STRUGGLE: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Chenweizu. (1987). Decolonising the African Mind. London: SUNDOOR Press (Published by Paro Press in Nigeria).
  • Chomsky, Noam. (1983, 1999). Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel & The Palestinians. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.
  • Churchward, Albert. (19–?). Arcana of Freemasonry. Kila, Montana: Kessinger Publishing Co.
  • _______________.  (1912). The Origin and Evolution of Primitive Man. London: G. Allen.
  • _______________.  (1924). The Origin and Evolution of Religion. New York: E.P. Dutton and Co.
  • _______________.  (1920). The Origin and Evolution of Freemasonry: Connected With the Origin and Evolution of the Human Race. London: G. Allen & Unwin, Ltd.
  •  _______________.  (1910, 1978, 1999). Signs and Symbols of Primordial Man: The Evolution of Religious Doctrines from the Eschatology of the Ancient Egyptians (African Heritage Classical Research Studies). London: S. Sonnenschein & Co., Ltd.; New York: E.P. Dutton and Co.; Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press; and Brooklyn, NY: A&B Publishers Group.
  • _______________.  (1997). Origin and Antiquity of Freemasonry and Its Analogy to the Eschatology of the Ancient Egyptians, as Witnessed by the "Book of the Dead" and the Great Pyramid of Ghizeh, the First Masonic Temple in the World. Kila, Montana: Kessinger Publishing Co.
  • ______________.  (1921). Origin and Evolution of the Human Race. London: G. Allen & Unwin, Ltd. 
  • Churchward, James. (1931, 1969). The Lost Continent of MU. New York: Paperback Library, Inc.
  • ________________. (1931, 1969). The Children of MU. New York: Paperback Library, Inc.
  • ________________. (1933, 1968). The Sacred Symbols of MU. New York: Paperback Library, Inc.
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  • Van Sertima, Ivan, Ed. (c1983). Blacks in Science: Ancient and Modern  New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books.
  • _________________.  (1985, 1993). African Presence in Early Europe. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.
  • _________________.  (1988). Black Women in Antiquity. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.
  • _________________.  (1992). African Presence in Early America. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.
  • _________________ and Runoko Rashidi, Eds. (1995). The African Presence in Early Asia. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.
  • West, Earle H. (1972). The Black American and Education. Columbus, OH: Charles E. Merrill Publishing Co.
  • Williams, Chansellor, Illustrated by Murray N. DePillars. (1987). The Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race from 4500 BC to 2000 AD. Chicago: Third World Press.
  • Williams, Eric. (1944).Capitalism & Slavery. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons.
  • Wilson, Amos N. (1992). Awakening the Natural Genius of Black Children. New York: African World Infosystems.
  • _____________. (1978). The Developmental Psychology of the Black Child. New York: Africana Research Publications.
  • _____________. (1933). The Falsification of Afrikan Consciousness: Eurocentric History, Psychiatry and the Politics of White Supremacy (Awis Lecture Series). New York: Afrikan World InfoSystems.
  •  Woodson, Carter G. (1933). The Mis-Education of the Negro. Washington, DC: Associated Publishers.
  • ________________. (1936). The African Background Outlined; or, Handbook for the Study of the Negro. Washington, D. C., The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc.
  • ________________. (1968). The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861. New York: A&B Books Publishers.
  • Zaslivasky, Claudia. (1973). Africa Counts: Number and Pattern in African Culture. Westport, Conn.: Lawrence Hill & Co.
  • Zinn, Howard. (20035). A People's History of the United States, 1492-Present. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.
Links to Education and Program Development Resources
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(This is a revised listing of Africa-related information provided by Mr. Darrell Davis, Miami, Florida.) 

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    • HBCU Scholarships
    • African American Scholarships
    • Global African Presence
    • Black Studies
    • Afrocentric Studies
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    • Dorling Kindersley
    • Barron's Educational Series
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    • Rudolf Steiner
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    • Africa's Science and Indiginous Knowledge
    • African Science in School Curriculum
    • Science and Eurocentrism
    • The Afroasiatic Project
    • African Diaspora in Latin America
    • Dalitstan Organization Homepage
    • The Sudroid
    • World Religions, Beliefs, History, and Art
    • Africa World Press
    • Africanism by Aloysious M. Lugira
    • UNESCO Collection of The History of Humanity
    • Minority Scholarships
    • African Origins of Science and Mathematics
    • Whiteness in America
    • Afrocentric Books
    • African Philosophy
    • Whiteness Studies
    • Lynchings in America
    • COINTELPRO (FBI Counter Inteligence Program)
    • Willie Lynch (How to Make a Slave)
    • African Centered
    • Clyde A. Winters
    • Karnak House
    • Internet School Library Media Center
    • McGraw Hill
    • McGraw Hill Children's Publishing
    • Edward R. Hamilton
    • Pan-Negroism
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    • Womanism (or Womanist)
    • Muslim Scientists and Islamic Civilizations
    • Journal of African Civilizations
    • UNESCO
    • Diaspora Bibliography
    • African Diaspora in Pan-African Perspective
    • African Timelines
    • Afro-Latin American Bibliography
    • The African Origins by Muata Ashby
    • Bibliography of Global History
    • African Traditional Religion

Prepared and Posted by:

Edward W. Crosby, PhD
Founder and Chair, Board of Governors, The Ida B. Wells Community Academy, Inc., Akron, Ohio, and Emeritus Chairperson, Department of Pan-African Studies and Emeritus Professor, the Department of Modern and Classical Languages (German), Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.  

Updated  July 1, 2005         

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