The Ida B. Wells Community Academy

A Selected Bibliography
For the Use of Faculty, Administrators, Governors, Students, Parents, and Community

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. The Demand for Black Labor: Historical Notes on the Political Economy of Racism. Sommerville, MA: New England Free Press, 1971.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
    ________________. (1934, 1968). The Cosmic Forces of MU. New York: Paperback Library, Inc.
  • Clarke, John Henrik. (1969). Malcolm X, The Man and His Times. New York: MacMillan Company.
  • Cleage, Albert B. Jr. (1972). Black Christian Nationalism: New Directions for the Black Church. New York: William Morrow & Co.
  • Cleaver, Eldridge. (1968). Soul on Ice. New York: Delta Books .
  • Clegg, L. (1985). "The First Invaders," Journal of African Civilizations. Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 23-359.
  • Cohen, Daniel. (1971). Ancient Monuments and How They Are Built. New York: McGraw Hill Book Co.
  • Cohen, Jerry and William S. Murphy. (1966). Burn, Baby, Burn! The Los Angeles Race Riot, August 1965. New York: E.P. Dutton and Co.
  • Coombs, Orde. (1974). Black Moods In the Caribbean: Is Massa Day Dead? Garden City, NY:  Anchor Press.
  • Crosby, Edward W., ed. (1984). YOUR HISTORY: A Chronology of Notable Events in the History of Africans in Africa and the Diaspora, 1600BCE-1980 AD. Needham Heights, MA: Ginn Press.

  • ________________, Anne Adams and Leroy Davis, eds. (1984) The African Experience In Community Development: The Continuing Struggle in Africa and the Americas. Needham Heights, MA: Simom & Schuster.
    _______________ and Linus A. Hoskins, eds. (1991). Africa For The Africans: Selected Speeches of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Malcolm X, and Nelson Rolihlahl Mandela. Kent, Ohio: Institute for African American Affairs, Kent State University.
  • Cruse, Harold. (1989). Plural but Equal. New York: W.W. Morton.

  • __________. (1968). Rebellion or Revolution?  New York: Wm. Morrow and Co.
    __________. (1967). The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual. New York: Wm. Morrow and Co.
  • Davidson, Basil. (1961). Black Mother. Boston: Atlantic Monthly.

  • __________. (1970). African Kingdoms. New York: Time-Life Books.
    __________. (1969). The African Genius. Boston: Atlantic Monthly.
    __________. (1959). Lost Cities of Africa. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
  • Davis, Angela Y. (1984). Women, Culture, & Politics. New York: Vintage Books.
  • Davis, Leroy. (1998). A Clashing of the Soul. John Hope and the Dilemma of African American Leadership and Black Higher Education in the Early Twentieth Century. Georgia: The University of Georgia Press.
  • DeGraft-Johnson, J.C. (1986). African Glory. Baltimore: Black Classies Press.
  • Delany, Martin R. (1980). Principia of Ethnology: The Origin of Races and Color. Philadelphia: Harper & Brothers.

  • __________ and Robert Campbell. (1969). Search for a Place: Black Separatism and Africa, 1860. The University of  Michigan Press.
    __________. (1855, 1969). The Condition, Elevation, Emigration and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States. New York: Arno Press.
  • Diggs, Irene. (1970, 1983). Black Chronology from 4000 BC to the Abolition of the Slave Trade. (A revised edition originally published by the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc. under the title: Chronology of Notable Events and Dates in the History of the  African and his Descendants during the Period of Slavery and the Slave Trade.) Boston: G.K. Hall and Co.
  • Diop, Cheikh Anta. (1974). African Origins of Civilization. New York: Lawrence Hill and Co.

  • __________. (1981). "The Origin of the Ancient Egyptians" in Ki-Zerbo, J., General History of Africa. Vol. II. Berkeley: University of California Press.
    __________. (Winter 1976). "BBB Interviews Dr. Chelkh Anta Diop," Black Books Bulletin, Vol. IV, No. 4, pp. 30-37.
    __________. (1991). Civilization or Barbarism: An Authenic Anthropology. New York: Lawrence Hill Books.
    __________. (1990). Cultural Unity of Black Africa: The Domains of Patriarchy and Matriarchy in Classical Antiquity. Chicago: Third World Press.
    __________. (1978). Black Africa: The Economic & Cultural Basis for a Federated State. Africa World Press Edition. New York: Lawrence Hill Books.
    __________. (c1987). Pre-Colonial Black Africa. Westport, Conn.: Lawrence Hill.
  • Dossa, Shiraz. (June 1980). "Human Status and Politics: Hannah Arendt on the Holocaust," Canadian Journal of Political Science, Vol. XIII, No. 2, pp. 309-323.
  • Douglass, Frederick. (1972). Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass. Edited by Philip Foner. Vols. I - IV. New York: MacMillan.
  • Drake, St. Clair. (c1987). Black Folk Here and There: An Essay in History and Anthropology. Vols. I - II. Los Angeles: Center for Afro-American Studies, University of California.
  • Ducas, George. (1970). Great Documents in Black American History, New York: Praeger Publishers.
  • DuBois, W.E.B. (1945, 1965). The World and Africa. New York: International Press.

  • __________. (1968). Dusk of Dawn: An Essay toward an Autobiography of a Race Concept. New York: Schocken Books.
    __________. (1961).The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches. Greenwich, Conn.: Fawcett  Publications, Inc.
    __________. The ABC of Color: Selections from Over a Half Century of the Writings 
    of W.E.B. DuBois. Berlin: Seven Seas Publishers, 1963.
    __________. (1935). Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880. New York: 
    Meridian Books.
  • Ducas, George. (1970). Great Documents in Black American History.. New York: Praeger Publishers.
  • Dumas, Henry. (1970).Ark of Bones and Other Stories. Eugene Redmond and Hale Chatfield, eds. Edwardsville, Illinois: Southern Illinois Press.

  • ___________. (1970). Poetry for My People. Eugene Redmond and Hale Chatfield, eds. Edwardsville, Illinois: Southern Illinois Press.
    ___________. (1979). Rope of Wind and Other Stories. Eugene Redmond, ed. New York: Random House.
    ___________. (1988). Goodbye, Sweetwater. Eugene Redmond, ed. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press.
  • Erman, Adolph. (1894). Life In Ancient Eygpt. London: Macmillian and Co.
  • Erny, Pierre. (1973). Childhood and Cosmos: The Social Psychology of the Black African Child. New York: Independent Publishers Group.
  • Fager, Charles E. (1985). Selma, 1965: The March that Changed the South. Boston: Beacon Press. 
  • Fanon, Frantz. (1968). The Wretched of the Earth. New York: Grove Press.

  • ___________. (1967). A Dying Colonialism. New York: Grove Press.
    ___________. (1968). Black Skin, White Masks. New York: Grove Press.
  • Foner, Philip. (1970). W.E.B. DuBois Speaks. New York: Pathfinder Press.
  • Franklin, John Hope. (1974). From Slavery to Freedom. New York: Alfred Knopf Publishers.
  • Frazier, E. Franklin.(1962). "The Failure of the Negro Intellectual," in The Death of White Sociology. Joyce A. Ladner, ed. New York: Random House, 1973, pp. 52-66.

  • __________. (1957, 1962). Black Bourgeoisie: The Rise of a New Middle Class in the United States. New York: Collier Books.
  • Freeman-Grenville, G.S.P. (1973). Chronology of African History: 1300 BCE to 1971. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Freire, Paulo. (1985). Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Translated from Portuguese by Myra Bergman Ramos. New York: Continuum.

  • ___________ with James W. Fraser. (c1997). Mentoring the Mentor: A Critical Dialogue with Paulo Freire. New York: P. Lang. 
  • Freud, Sigmund. (1939). Moses & Monotheism. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., and Random House, Inc.
  • Friedland, William H. and Carl G. Rosberg, Jr. (1964). African Socialism. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1964.
  • Fu-Kiau, K. Kia Bunseki and A. M. Lukondo-Wamba. (1998). Kindezi: The Kôngo Art of  Babysitting. New York: Vantage Press.
  • Gardiner, Alan. (1961). Egypt of the Pharoahs. London: Oxford University Press.
  • Garvey, Amy Jacques. (1967). Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey. Vols. I and  II. New York: Frank Cass & Company.
  • Genovese, Eugene D. (1974). Roll Jordan Roll. New York: Pantheon Books.
  • Gibbs, Jewelle Taylor, ed. (1988). Young, Black and Male in America: An Endangered Species. Dover, MA: Auburn House Publishing Company.
  • Ginzburg. Ralph. (1962, 1988). 100 Years of Lynchings. Baltimore: Black Classics Press.
  • Griaule, Marcel. (1970). Conversations with Ogotemmêli. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • ____________ and G. Dieterlen. (1965, 1986). The Pale Fox. Chino Valley, AZ: Continuum Foundation.
  • Grier, William H. (1968). Black Rage. New York: Bantam Books.
  • Gutman, Herbert G. (1976). Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925. New York: Pantheon Books.
  • Goldman, Peter L. (1979). The Death and Life of Malcolm X. 2nd Edition. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
  • Hadjor, Kofi Buenor. (1987). On Transforming Africa: Discourse with Africa's Leaders. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press and London: Third World Communications.
  • Hale, Sandra. (1971). Nubians: A Study In Ethnic Identity. Khartoum: University of Khartoum Press.
  • Hale-Benson, Janice E. (1982). Black Children: Their Roots, Culture, and Learning Styles. Balitmore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Hansberry, Lorraine. (l969). To Be Young Gifted and Black. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
  • Hare, Nathan and Julia Hare. (1985). Bringing the Black Boy to Manhood: The Passage. San Francisco: The Black Think Tank Publishers.
  • Harris, Joseph. (1974). Pillars in Ethiopian History. Vol. 1 & 2. Washington, D.C.: Howard University Press.
  • Harry, Margot. (1987). "Attention, MOVE! This is America!" Chicago: Banner Press.
  • Hein, Ruth.(l978). Nefertiti. New York: J.B. Lippincott.
  • Herskovits, Melville J. (1958). The Myth of the Negro Past. Boston: Beacon Press.
  • Highwater, Jamake. (1983). Arts of the Indian Americas: Leaves from the Sacred Tree. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers.
  • Hilliard, Asa G., Lucretia Payton-Stewart, Larry Obadele William, eds. (1990). Infusion of  African and African American Content in the School Curriculum. Preceedings of  the First National Conference. Atlanta, Georgia. Chicago: Third World Press. 

  • ____________. (1997). SBA: The Reawakening of the African Mind. Gainsville, FL: MAKARE Publishing Co.
    ____________. (1986). "Pedogogy in Ancient Egypt," in Kemet and the African Worldview. Maulana Karenga and Jacob H. Carruthers, eds. Los Angeles: University of Sankore Press, pp. 131-148.
    ___________ et al. (1987). The Teachings of Ptahotep. Atlanta: Blackwood Press.
  • Himes, Chester. (1986). Lonely Crusade. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press.

  • _____________. (1984). A Case of Rape. Washington, DC: Howard University Press.
    _____________. (1965). Pinktoes. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons.
    _____________. (1964). The Third Generation. New York: New american Library of World Literature.
    _____________. (1945). If He Hollers Let Him Go. New York: Berkley Publishing.
    _____________. (1965). A Rage in Harlem. (Original Title: For Love of Imabelle). New York: Avon Books.
    _____________. (1955). The Primitive. New York: The New American Library.
    _____________. (1959). The Crazy Kill. New York: Berkley Publishing.
    _____________. (1960). All Shot Up. New York: Berkley Publishing.
    _____________. (1965). Cotton Comes to Harlem. G.P. Putnam's Sons.
    _____________. (1969). Hot Day Hot Night. New York: William Morrow and Co.
    _____________. (1969). Run Man Run. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Hiskett, Mervyn. (1973). The Sword of Truth: The Life and Times of Shehu Usuman Dan Fodio. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Holden, Edith. (1966). Blyden of Liberia. An Account of the Life and Labors of Edward Wilmot Blyden, LLD as Recorded in Letters and in Print. New York: Vantage Press.
  • Houston, Drusilla Dunjee. (1985). Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite 

  • Empire, VI. Black Classic Press.
  • Hughes, Langston. (1961). The Best of Simple. New York: Noonday Press.

  • _______________, Milton Meltzer and C. Eric Lincoln. (1968, 1983). A Pictorial 
    History of Black Americans. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc.
    _______________. (1934). The Ways of White Folks. New York: Alfred A Knopf, Inc.
    _______________. (1986).  I Wonder as I Wander. An Autobiographical Journey. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press.
  • Jackson, Bruce. (1974). "Get Your Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me": Narrative Poetry from Black Oral Tradition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Jackson, George. (1970). Soldad Brother. New York: Bantam Books.

  • ______________. (1972). Blood in My Eye. New York: Random House.
  • Jackson, John G. (1970). Introduction to African Civilization. New York: University Press.

  • __________. (1938, c1985). Christianity before Christ. Austin, Tex.: American Atheist Press.
    __________. (1939, c1983). Ethiopia and the Origin of Civilization: A Critical Review of the Evidence of Archaeology, Anthropology, History and Comparative Religion, According to the 
    Most Reliable Sources and Authorities. Baltimore: Black Classic Press.
    __________. (1972). Man, God and Civilization. Seacaucus, NJ: Citadel Press.
  • Jahn, Jahnheinz. (1968). Muntu, The New African Culture. New York: Random House.

  • _____________. (1969), Neo-African Literature, A History of Black Writing. New York: Grove Press.
  • James, C.L.R. (1977). Nkrumah and the Ghana Revolution. Westport, CN: Lawrence Hill and Co.

  • ___________. (1963). The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution. New York: Vintage Press.
    ___________. (1977). The Future in the Present. Westport, CN: Lawrence Hill and Co. 
  • James, George G.M. (1954, 1985). Stolen Legacy. San Francisco: Julian Richardson Associates Society.
  • Jaroff, Leon. (March 14, 1994). "The Neanderthal Mystery," Time, pp. 86-87.
  • Johanson, Donald C. (December 1976). "Ethiopia Yields First 'Family' of Early Man," National Geographic, pp. 790-811.

  • __________. (November 1985). "The Search for Early Man," National Geographic, pp. NA.
  • Jones, James H. (1981). Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. New York: The Free Press.
  • Jones, Reginald L., ed. (1996). Handbook of Tests and Measurements for Black Populations. 2 Vols. Hampton, VA: Cobb & Henry Publishers.
  • Karenga, Maulana. (1982). Introduction to Black Studies. California: University of Sankore 

  • Press.
    __________. (1977). KWANZAA: Origin, Concepts, Practice. San Diego: Kawaida Publications.
    __________. (1989). Selections from the Husia. Los Angeles: The University of Sankore Press.
    __________ and Jacob Carruthers, eds. (1986). Kemet and the African Worldview: Research, Rescue and Restoration. Los Angeles: University of Sankore Press. 
  • Katz, William Loren. (1973, 1996). The Black West: A Documentary and Pictorial History of the African American Role in the Westward Expansion of the United States. New York: Simon & Schuster. 

  • __________. (1986). Black Indians. A Hidden Heritage. New York: Macmillan Publishing.
  • __________. (1971). Teachers' Guide to American Negro History. Chicago: 

  • Quadrangle Books.
  • Kempton, Murray. (1973). The Briarpatch: The People of the State of New York v. Lumumba Shakur  et al.  New York: E. P. Dutton Co., Inc. 
  • Kenyatta, Kwame. (1998). Guide to Implementing Afrikan-Centered Education.  Detroit: Afrikan Way Investments.
  • King, Kenneth James. (1971). Pan-Africanism and Education. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr. (1958). Stride Toward Freedom. New York: Ballantine Books, Inc.

  • __________. (1967). Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? New York: Harper and Row.
    __________. (1986). A Testament of Hope. The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. Edited by James M. Washington. San Francisco: HarperCollins Publishers.
  • Ki-Zerbo, J. (1981). General History of Africa. Vols. I-VI. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Kozol, Jonathan. (1995). Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience  of a Nation. New York: Crown.

  • _____________. (1991). Savage Inequalities. Children in America's Schools. New York: Crown Publishers.
    _____________. (1982). Alternative Schools: A Guide for Educators and Parents
    New York: Continuum.
    _____________. (1968). Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools. New York, Bantam Books.
  • Kunjufu, Jawanza. (l984). Developing Positive Self-Images and Discipline in Black Children. Chicago: African-American Images.

  • __________. (l985). Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys. Vols. I and II. Chicago:  African American Images.
    __________. (1987). Lessons From History: A Celebration in Blackness. Chicago: African-American Images. 
  • Kusmer, Kenneth. (1976). A Ghetto Takes Shape: Black Cleveland from 1871-1930. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. 
  • Lapp, Rudolph. (1977). Blacks in the California Gold Rush. New Haven: Yale  University Press. 
  • Leab, Daniel J. (1975). From Sambo to Superspade: The Black Experience in Motion Pictures. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Co.
  • Lemonick, Michael. (March 14, 1994). "How Man Began," Time, pp. 81-87.
  • Lester, Julius. (l968). To Be a Slave. New York: Scholastic, Inc.

  • ___________. (1976). All Is Well. New York: Dial Press.
    ___________. (1972). Long Journey Home. Stories From Black History. New York: 
    Dial Press.
    ___________. (1968). Look Out, Whitey! Black Power's Gon' Get Your Mama! New York: Dial Press.
    ___________. (1968). Lovesong: Becoming A Jew. New York: Henry Holt.
    ___________. (1969). Search For The New Land. History As Subjective Experience. New York: Dial Press.
    ___________, ed. (1971). The Seventh Son; The Thought and Writings of W. E. B. 
    Du Bois. New York: Random House.
    ___________. (1968). To Be A Slave. New York: Dial Press. 
  • Leakey, Richard. (June 1973). "Skull 1470--New Clue to Earliest Man?," National Geographic, pp. 819-829.
  • Lein, Laura. (1975). "Black American Migrant Children: Their Speech at Home and School." Council on Anthropology and Education Quarterly 6:1-11.
  • Levering Lewis, David. (1993). W.E.B. DuBois. Biography of A Race, 1868-1919. New York: Henry Holt and Co.

  • _________________, Ed. (1995). W.E.B. DuBois. A Reader. New York: Henry Holt and Co.
  • Lichtheim, Miriam. Ancient Egyptian Literature, Volume 1: "The Old & Middle Kingdoms." Los Angeles: Near Eastern Center.
  • Lincoln, C. Eric. (1973). The Black Muslims in America. Boston: Beacon Press. 
  • Logan, Rayford W. (1969). Howard University, 1867-1967. New York: New York University Press.
  • Lovell, John, Jr. (1972). Black Song: The Forge and the Flame. New York: MacMillan Co. 
  • Lowenthal, David and Lambros Comitas. (1973). The Aftermath of Sovereignty; West Indian Perspectives. Garden City, NY: Anchor Press/Doubleday.
  • Lynch, Hollis R. (1970). Edward Wilmot Blyden: Pan-Negro Patriot, 1832-1912. London: Oxford University Press.
  • Macaulay, David. (1975). Pyramid. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.
  • Machel, Samora. (1977). Samora Machel Speaks/Mozambique Speaks. New York: Black Liberation Press.
  • Madhubuti, Haki. (1990). Black Men: Obsolete, Single, Dangerous? Chicago: Third World Press.

  • _____________. (1973). From Plan to Planet. Detroit: Broadside Press.
  • Malcolm X. (l966). The Autobiography of Malcolm X. With the assistance of Alex Haley. New York: Grove Press.
  • Marcuse, Herbert. (1969). An Essay on Liberation. Boston: Beacon Press.
  • Martin, Elmer D. and Joanne Mitchell Martin. (1978). The Black Extended Family. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Martin, Tony. (1993) The Jewish Onslaught: Despatches from the Wellesley Battlefront. Dover: MA: Majority Press.

  • __________. (1976). Race First. The Ideological and Organizational Struggles of Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.
  • Masotti, Louis H. and Jerome R. Corsi. (1969). Shoot-Out in Cleveland. New York: Bantam Books
  • Mathews, David. (1996). Is There a Public For Public Schools. Dayton, OH: Kettering 

  • Foundation Press.
  • Mazrui, Ali A. and  Michael Tidy. (1984). Nationalism and New States in Africa.. London: Heinemann Educational Books, Inc.

  • __________. (1974). World Culture and the Black Experience. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
  • McCabe, J. (1935). The Splendor of Moorish Spain. London: Watts and Co.
  • Miller, Loren. (1966). The Petitioners: The Story of the Supreme Court of the U.S. and the Negro. New York: Random House. 
  • Milmore, Gayraud S. (l972). Black Religion and Black Radicalism. New York: Anchor.
  • Moore, Richard. (l960). The Name Negro, Its Origin and Evil Use. New York: African Publishers, Inc.
  • Mumford, Ester Hall.(1980). Seattle's Black Victorians, 1852-1901. Seattle: Ananse Press.
  • Musgrove, Margaret. (1976). Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers. 
  • Myers, Linda James. (1993). Understanding an Afrocentric World View: Introduction to an Optimal Psychology. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt Publishing Co.
  • Nkrumah, Kwame. (1967). Africa Must Unite. New York: International Publishers.

  • ______________. (1967). Challenge of the Congo. New York: International Publishers. 
    ______________. (1963). Africa Must Unite. New York: F.A. Praeger
    ______________. (1965). Neo-Colonialism: The Last Stage of Imperialism. New York: International Publishers.
  • Nobles, Wade W. (1986). African Psychology: Towards its Reclamation, Reascension and Revitalization. Oakland, CA: Black Family Institute Publications.

  • __________ et al. (1987). African-American Families: Issues, Insights and Directions. Oakland, CA: Black Family Institute Publication.
  • Nyerere, Julius K. (1968). Uhuru na Ujamaa - Freedom and Socialism. Oxford University Press.
  • Osei, Gabriel K. (1970). The African Philosophy of Life. London: African Publication Society.
  • Osofsky, Gilbert. (1968). Harlem: The Making of a Ghetto. 1890-1930. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers.
  • Padmore, George. (1956). Pan-Africanism or Communism? The Coming Struggle for Africa. London: Dodson Books, Ltd.
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Links to Education and Program Development Resources:

     1. U.S. Charter Schools:

     2. The Center for Education Reform, The Nation's Leading Authority on School Reform:

     3. National Center for Nonprofit Boards:

     4. Ohio Department of Education:

     5. The Ohio Revised Code:

     6. Mid-Continent Regional Educational Library:

     7. Education Reforms and Students at Risk: A Review of the Current State of the Art:

     8. A Nation At Risk:

     9. Rethinking Schools: An Urban Educational Journal:

   10. The Charter School Review Process: A Guide for Chartering Entities:

   11. Rudolf Steiner and Waldorf Education:

Prepared by

Dr. Edward W. Crosby, PhD
Co-Chairperson, Board of Governors, The Ida B. Wells Community Academy and
Emeritus Chair and Professor, Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
April 9, 1999

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