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Biographies for Black History Month

The butler: a witness to history by Wil Haygood

The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis

Crusader for justice: federal judge Damon J. Keith by compiled, written, and edited by Peter J. Hammer and Trevor W. Coleman ; forward by Mitch Albom

Dave Bing: a life of challenge by Drew Sharp

A gentleman of color: the life of James Forten by Julie Winch

Twelve years a slave by Solomon Northup ; introduction by Ira Berlin ; general editor, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; foreword by Steve McQueen

Desert rose: the life and legacy of Coretta Scott King by Edythe Scott Bagley with Joe Hilley ; afterword by Bernice A. King

Medgar Evers: Mississippi martyr by Michael Vinson Williams

Becoming Mr. October by Reggie Jackson with Kevin Baker

Malcolm X: a life of reinvention by Manning Marable

Behind the dream: the making of the speech that transformed a nation by Clarence B. Jones and Stuart Connelly

The other Wes Moore: one name, two fates by Wes Moore

The ditchdigger's daughters: a black family's astonishing success story by Yvonne S. Thornton, as told to Jo Coudert

Negro with a hat: the rise and fall of Marcus Garvey by Colin Grant

Pierre Toussaint by Arthur Jones