Middle Country Public Library Podcast

Episode 156 - Suggestions for Black History Month 2021

February 4, 2021

This week we are kicking off this year's Black History Month with some suggestions of movies, books, and music highlighting African-American authors, actors, musicians, and more.

Here are links to what we discussed in this episode:

Kevin Hart's guide to black history [DVD-videorecording] / directed by Tom Stern

I am not your Negro [DVD-videorecording] / Magnolia Pictures presents ; directed by Raoul Peck.

And still I rise : black America since MLK : an illustrated chronology / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Kevin M. Burke

Bartlett's familiar black quotations : [5,000 years of literature, lyrics, poems, passages, phrases and proverbs from voices around the world] / Retha Powers, general editor ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Black Gotham : a family history of African Americans in nineteenth-century New York City / Carla L. Peterson.

Black roots in Smithtown : a short history of the Black community / by Bradley Harris

The music of black Americans: a history

Julian Bond's time to teach : a history of the southern civil rights movement / Julian Bond ; edited by Pamela Horowitz and Jeanne Theoharis ; foreword by Pamela Horowitz ; introduction by Jeanne Theoharis ; photographs by Danny Lyon ; afterword by Vann R. Newkirk II

The entertainer [sound recording] / Scott Joplin

Howlin' Wolf the Definitive Collection [sound recording] / Howlin' Wolf

4Ever [sound recording] / Prince

The Centennial Collection [sound recording] / Robert Johnson

Hollywood Africans / Jon Batiste

Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners


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