The Spirit of African Design
. New York, Random House, 1996. This book shares various elements of African design in and around the home.
Always There: The African-American Presence in American Quilts
. The Kentucky Quilt Project, 1992. This book gives a profile of the African American quilt making in America.
Britton, Crystal A.,
. New York, 1996. The essence of African American and the Black aesthetics are reflected in this broad selection of African American artists.
Editors of Time Life Books,
African-American Voices of Triumph
. Virginia; Time Life Books, 1994. This book tells of the many diverse contributions made by African-Americans on American culture.
Felder, Cain Hope,
Stony the Road We Trod
. African-American Biblical Interpretation, Minnesota; Fortress Press, 1976. This book presents a Biblical account of Black people.
McElroy, Guy C.,
Facing History: The Black Image in American Art 1710-1940
. Bedford Arts, 1990. This book provides a comprehensive study of how American artists portrayed African-Americans from the colonial period to the middle of the twentieth century.
Piersen, William D.,
Black Legacy: America's Hidden Heritage
. U.S.A., University of Massachusetts Press, 1993. This powerful book explores the unacknowledged influence of African traditions on American life.
Tobin, Jacqueline L.,
Hidden in Plain View
. New York; Doubleday, 1999. This book tells Ozella McDaniel Williams' family story of African textile steeped in coded messages that provided a link between the Underground Railroad and slave-made quilts.