1. Bardolph, Richard.
The Civil Rights Record: Black Americans and the Law 1849-1970
. New York, NY. Thomas Y. Crow & Co., 1970
Presents an extensive and detailed chronicle of Black America’s changing legal status. Bardolph draws upon an excess of 500 laws, judicial decisions, administrative directives and other pronouncements to demonstrate the manifold facets of the situation at hand “the black man, the courts and the laws.”
2. Bell, Derrick,
Race Racism and American Law
. Boston, MA. Little, Brown & Co. Law Book Division. 1992 .
A textbook “intended to spark study and discussion at both a scholarly level and . . . the more pragmatic level that lawyers may find useful . . . Includes citations and summaries of a representative group of more important civil rights cases decided during the last decade . . . “In addition to which it includes historical perspectives and “Racism Hypos” to facilitate in depth discussion.
3. Bennet, Lerone.
Before the Mayflower: A History of the American Negro in America 1619-1964
. Chicago, IL. Johnson Publishing, Co., 1966 Bennett provides a brief historical overview of Africa prior to the arrival of the whites before delving into a rather in depth examination of the history of Africans in the United States.
4. Bittker, Boris I.
A Case for Black Repatriations
. New York, N.Y. Random House. 1973.
During a seminar at the Yale Law school an African student asked Dr. Bittker: “Would the courts award damages to my people for the value of their labor during the days of slavery?” Although he answered “No” Bittker pondered the question and eventually researched the subject and the end product (this book) “ . . . an inquest” designed to initiate discussion germane to the notion of black reparations.
5. Finkelman, Paul.
Emancipation and Reconstruction
: Vol. 3. Race, Law and American History 1700-1990. New York, NY. Garland Pub. 1992.
Reviews such legislature passed (having a direct effect on Africans in the U.S. as the Freedman’s Bureau Act of 1865; 14th Amendment , Dred Scott decision Brown vs Board of Education, etc.
6. King, Martin Luther.
Why We Can’t
. New York, NY. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963.
A Collection of essays by Dr. Martin Luther King relating to the Civil Rights Movement, Included in this book is his famous “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.
7. Morgan, Francis Davis.
The Redneck Liberal: Theodore G. Bilbo & the New Deal
. Baton Rouge L.A. Louisiana State University Press. 1985.
Examines the career and live of Theodore G. Bilbo one of the nations most ardent segregationists.
8. Oubre, C. F.
Forty Acres and a Mule: The Freedmen’s Bureau and Black Land Ownership
. Baton Rouge, LA. Louisiana State University Press. 1978.
This book seeks to explore answers to such questions as: “Did the Freedmen’s Bureau fail to fulfill its obligation to help the freedmen secure land? If so, wherein did it fail? If not why were the majority of freedmen not landowners by 1870? The book concentrates on the Freedmen’s Bureau as the agency directly concerned with the land programs. Because the actions of Congress, Presidents Lincoln and Johnson, the military , northern and southern whites also affected the success or failure of efforts to assist the freedmen they are also perused. An extensive bibliography as well as maps and tables are included.
Kananur V. Racial Discrimiation Against Neither-White-Nor Black American Minorities: (Native Americans, Chienese Americans, Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans and East Indian American
. San Francisco, CA. R& E Research Associates, Inc. 1978.
“Two main themes run through the book—racial prejudice and discrimination against neither-white-nor-black groups in American society. Explored are the economic, political and social institutions of American society and the efforts of these neither-white-nor-black people to find, through nonviolent means their rightful places within those institutions.”
2. Norgren, Jill and Serena Nanda.
American Cultural Pluralism and Law
. New York, NY. Praeger Publishers. 1988.
Book is comprised of a series of essays pertaining to the interaction of law and cultural pluralism in the United States. Of particular focus is the continual negotiation that has occurred between culturally different groups and the larger society. The book is divided in to four (4) sections: Race; Religion; Gender and Community. It touches on such topics as the first Americans, Segregation of Black Americans, Japanese Americans and the Law, the Mormons, Gays, Women and Language, Culture and the Courts.
3. Tsuchida, Nobuya.
American Justice: Japanese American Evacuation and Redress Cases
. Minneapolis, Minn.: Asian/Pacific American Learning Resource Ctr., University of Minnesota. 1988.
Provides in depth review and analysis of the Japanese evacuation/detention cases which rose as a result of Executive Order 9066. Copies of this and other proclamations affecting Japanese Americans during this time are also included.
The Life of Anne Frank
. Princeton, NJ. Films for Humanities & Sciences.
This 25 minute, color documentary video provides a historical backdrop for the
Diary of Anne Frank
. It examines Germany, where Anne was born in 1929; anti-Semitism as a plank in Nazi policy; the Frank family’s escape to Holland; the persecution of the Jews in Holland after German conquest; the family’s existence in hiding until they were betrayed and Anne was deported to Bergen-Belsen.
2. Frank, Anne.
The Diary of A Young Girl
. Garden City , NY. Doubleday 1956.
The diary of a young girl Jewish girl in Nazi Germany serves as a moving account of one family’s struggle to survive this infamous period in world history. Traslated from the Dutch by B.M. Moyart with introdution by Eleanor Roosevelt.
1.Black, Henry Campbell.
Black’s Law Dictionary Fifth Edition
. St. Paul, Minn.West Publishing Co. 1979.
2.Grove, Phlip Babcock, Ph.D., Ed.
Websters Third New International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged
. Springfield, Mass. . & C. Merriam Co. Pub. 1981.
English language dictionary.