African-American Experience

Art Film Literature


Koch, John     Interlude
Simpson, Lorna     Wigs


    The Body Beautiful
    Common Threads
    Daughters of the Dust
    Dialogues with Madwomen
    The Green Mile
    Lone Star
    Made in America
    Miss Evers' Boys
    Pieces of April
    Robert Coles, Teacher
    Something the Lord Made
    The Waterdance
    Worlds Apart: A Four-Part Series on Cross-Cultural Healthcare


Anderson, Laurie Halse     Fever 1793
Aronson, Louise     A History of the Present Illness
Bambara, Toni Cade     A Girl's Story
    The Salt Eaters
Barnard, David, et al.     Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care
Bovard, Wendy L.     Why Not Me? The Story of Gladys Milton, Midwife
Brown, Karen McCarthy     Moma Lola: A Voodou Priestess in Brooklyn
Brown, S., H., ed.     Echoes of War
Brown, Sterling A.     Parish Doctor
Carrell, Jennifer Lee     The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox
Cather, Willa     Sapphira and the Slave Girl
Chamoiseau, Patrick     Texaco
Cleavland, Clif     Healers and Heroes: Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times
Clifton, Lucille     Amazons
    in the inner city
    the lost baby poem
    poem in praise of menstruation
    poem to my uterus
    wishes for sons
Coles, Robert     A Festering Sweetness
    Rumors of Separate Worlds
Crane, Stephen     The Monster
Dans, Peter E.     Doctors in the Movies: Boil the Water and Just Say Aah
Danticat, Edwidge     Breath, Eyes, Memory
DasGupta, S., & Hurst, M., eds.     Stories of Illness and Healing: Women Write Their Bodies
Derricotte, Toi     Delivery
Douglas, Ellen     Apostles of Light
Draper, Sharon M.     Forged by Fire
Duncan, L., ed.     Trapped! Cages of Mind and Body
Ellison, Ralph     Invisible Man
Faust, Drew Gilpin     This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
Feldshuh, David     Miss Evers' Boys
Fink, Sheri     Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Fisher, Rudolph     The Conjure Man Dies
Gaines, Ernest J.     A Lesson Before Dying
Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie     Staring: How We Look
Goldberg, Marshall     The Anatomy Lesson
Guillen, Nicolas     Man-making Words: Selected Poems of Nicolas Guillen
Hamilton, Virginia     The Planet of Junior Brown
Harper, Michael S.     Nightmare Begins Responsibility
    Reuben, Reuben
Hill, Lawrence     The Book of Negroes
Hurston, Zora Neale     My Most Humiliating Jim Crow Experience
    Their Eyes Were Watching God
Huyler, Frank     Sugar
Jablonski, Nina G.     Skin: A Natural History
Jones, Gayl     The Healing
Jordan, June     What Would I Do White?
Kidder, Tracy     Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Larsen, Nella     Quicksand
Lerner, Barron H.     The Breast Cancer Wars
Levine, Carol     Living in the Land of Limbo: Fiction and Poetry about Family Caregiving
Lewis, Henry Clay     Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor
Lorde, Audre     The Cancer Journals
    Sister Outsider
Marshall, Paule     Praisesong for the Widow
Massad, Stewart     Change
Masson, Veneta     Rehab at the Florida Avenue Grill
McCullers, Carson     Clock Without Hands
    The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
McFarland, Dennis     Singing Boy
McKay, Claude     The Lynching
Melville, Herman     Moby-Dick
Milton, Gladys     Why Not Me? The Story of Gladys Milton, Midwife
Morrison, Toni     The Bluest Eye
Mowry, Jess     Babylon Boyz
Naylor, Gloria     Mama Day
    The Women of Brewster Place: A Novel in Seven Stories
O'Connor, Flannery     Everything That Rises Must Converge
Pate, Alexs D.     Losing Absalom
Pollack, Eileen     Milk
Raymond, Linda     Rocking the Babies
Roth, Philip     The Human Stain
Sapphire,     Push
Secundy, M. G. & Nixon, L. L., eds.     Trials, Tribulations, and Celebrations: African American Perspectives on Health, Illness, Aging and Loss
Shapiro, Alan     Vigil
Skloot, Rebecca     The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Spanbauer, Tom     The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon
Spann, C. & Haag, J., eds.     Blood on the Page: Collected Writings of Sutterwriters
Stanford, Ann Folwell     Bodies in a Broken World
Stein, Gertrude     Three Lives
Stephenson, Lynda     Dancing with Elvis
Sullivan, Jacqueline Levering     Annie's War
Takakuwa, K. M., et al., eds.     What I Learned in Medical School: Personal Stories of Young Doctors
Toomer, Jean     Cane
Tucker, Neely     Love in the Driest Season
Walker, Alice     Meridian
Walker, S. B. & Roffman, R.D., eds.     Life on the Line
Welty, Eudora     A Worn Path
West, Cheryl L.     Before It Hits Home
White, Kelley Jean     Late
Williams, Lori Aurelia     Broken China
Wright, James     The Minneapolis Poem
Wright, Richard     Black Boy
Yoshino, Kenji     Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
Yount, John     The Trapper's Last Shot