Books

This is a list of books that I either consulted, referenced, or think are pertinent to the issues discussed in And It Begins Like This:

Books

When the Past Refused To Die: A History of Caswell County, North Carolina, 1777-1977, William S. Powell
The Heritage of Caswell County North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985)
The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B. Du Bois
The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color-Line, Charles Chestnut
Black Skins, White Masks, Franz Fanon
On Lynchings, Ida B. Wells
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander
Cultural Trauma: Slavery and the Formation of African American Identity, Ron Eyerman
Black Looks: Race and Representation, bell hooks
Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination, Toni Morrison
Dark Continent of our Bodies,
E. Frances White
“The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water Crisis and the American Urban Tragedy,” Anna Clark
The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools, Vanessa Siddle Walker
Their Highest Potential: An African American School Community in the Segregated South, Vanessa Siddle Walker
The Known World, Edward P. Jones
The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s, Kenneth Robert Janken
American Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt, Daniel Rasmussen
The Mis-Education of the Negro, Carter Godwin Woodson Ph.D.
The Negro Problem, Booker T. Washington
The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin