Suggested Readings

Books for Adults

Berger, Maurice. For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010.

Acham, Christine. Revolution Televised: Prime Time and the Struggle for Black Power.Minneapolis, MN and London, UK: University of Minnesota Press, 2004.

Adelman, Bob, and Charles Johnson. Mine Eyes Have Seen: Bearing Witness to the Struggle forCivil Rights. New York, NY: Time Home Entertainment, 2007.

Goings, Kenneth W. Mammy and Uncle Mose: Black Collectibles and American Stereotyping. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1994.

Guerrero, Ed. Framing Blackness: The African American Image in Film. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1993.

Hansberry, Lorraine. The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality. New York: NY: Simon and Schuster, 1964.

Parks, Gordon. A Choice of Weapons. New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1966 (Minnesota Historical Society Press, Second Edition, 2010).

Willis, Deborah, ed. Picturing Us: African-American Identity in Photography. New York, NY: The New Press, 1994.

Books for Young Readers

Brimner, Larry D. Birmingham Sunday. Pennsylvania, PA: Boyd’s Mill Press, 2010.

King, Casey, Linda Barret Osborne. Oh, Freedom!: Kids Talk About the Civil Rights Movement With the People Who Made It Happen. New York, NY: Knopf, 1997.

Landau, Elaine. The Civil Rights Movement in America: 1954–1968. New York, NY: Children’s Press, 2003.

Lommel, Cookie. African Americans in Film and Television. Philadelphia, PA: Chelsea House Publishers, 2003.

Nelson, Marilyn. A Wreath for Emmett Till. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2005.

Shelton, Paula Young. Child of the Civil Rights Movement. New York, NY: Random House, 2010.

DVDs and Audio

Eyes on The Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years 1954–1965. Blackslide for PBS, 1986. 2010 re-release. 3 Discs.

Let Freedom Sing: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement. Time Life/Sony Music/Universal Music, 2009. 3 Audio Discs.

Motown Gold from the Ed Sullivan Show. SoFa Entertainment, Universal Music, 2011. 2 Discs.

Voices of Civil Rights. The History Channel/A&E Television, 2006. 2 Discs.