Books contributing to understanding racism and cultural diversity, by The Cleveland Foundation
Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc.
National Council for the Social Studies
Coretta Scott King Book Awards
Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table, American Library Association
Organization of American Historians
Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence
Recognizes rising African American fiction writers.
Go On Girl! Book Club Annual Author Awards
Founded in 1991, with 30+ chapters supporting authors of the Black African Diaspora.
Hooks Institute's National Book Award
Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis, TN
Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards
Supports African American literature and named after Zora Neal Hurston & Richard Wright.
Langston Hughes Award medallion
City College of New York
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Hollywood Branch
African American Intellectual History Society
QBR The Black Book Review and the Harlem Book Fair
W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Book Award
National Conference of Black Political Scientists
Here are some suggested Dewey Decimal areas for browsing the library's shelves for books related to African American / Black Literature.
Civil Rights movement in America: 323.1196073
The Logan Library's Advancing Racial Equality Collection contains about 80 books and DVDs / Blu-rays that address systemic racism, inequitable policing and/or protest through a humanities lens. To view the items in this collection, search "Advancing Racial Equality" as a keyword in the Title of Collection field in the Logan Library's library catalog. This collection was made possible with support from the Lilly Endowment Inc. and Indiana Humanities.