Deb Baker – Interim Reference Librarian
The African American Almanac, 10th edition edited by Brigham Narins, Gale Cengage, 2007.
Find it in Ohrstrom at: Ref. 305.896 AF82 2008
A comprehensive guide to the role of African Americans in culture, society, and history, this updated edition includes over 1,000 biographies; articles on dozens of topics in the humanities, arts, and sciences; a chronology; lists of African American firsts and awards in a variety of fields; landmarks by state; and “Significant Documents in African American History.” Numerous maps, tables, photos, and illustrations and a ten page bibliography enrich the text.
HELPFUL FOR: African American Literature: Revolution or Reconciliation, American Cultural Studies, Advanced Studies: in American History, Leadership for Social Justice, World War II Seminar
FUN FOR: history buffs, game show lifelines, Jeopardy contestants, travelers