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One Minneapolis One Read 2013
A community event where everyone is invited to read the same book. The featured book is “A Choice of Weapons" by renowned photographer and artist Gordon Parks. This memoir describes Parks' experience from homeless teenager to aspiring photographer and how he triumphed in the midst of endless adversity in a time of racism and hate. Read more about One Minneapolis One Read.
Here are some related books for further reading about the African American cultural experience in Minnesota and the United States.
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Cover Art: Afro modern : journeys through the Black Atlantic /
Afro modern : journeys through the Black Atlantic
Barson, Tanya
Adult Nonfiction N7380.5 .A38 2010
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Cover Art: African American almanac : 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence /
African American almanac : 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence
Bracks, Lean'tin L.
Adult Nonfiction Book 973.0496 B 2012
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Cover Art: Jubilee : the emergence of African-American culture /
Jubilee : the emergence of African-American culture
Dodson, Howard.
Adult Nonfiction Book 301.45196 D
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Cover Art: Open mike : reflections on philosophy, race, sex, culture and religion /
Open mike : reflections on philosophy, race, sex, culture and religion
Dyson, Michael Eric.
Adult Nonfiction Book 301.45196 D
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Cover Art: The new Negro : readings on race, representation, and African American culture,
The new Negro : readings on race, representation, and African American culture,
Gates, Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Adult Nonfiction PS153.N5 N49 2007
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Cover Art: A peculiar imbalance : the fall and rise of racial equality in early Minnesota /
A peculiar imbalance : the fall and rise of racial equality in early Minnesota
Green, William D. 1950-
Adult Nonfiction Book 977.604 G
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Cover Art: Echo of the spirit : a visual journey /
Echo of the spirit : a visual journey
Higgins, Chester.
Adult Nonfiction Book 779 H
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Cover Art: Harlem Renaissance /
Harlem Renaissance
Howes, Kelly King.
Adult Nonfiction Book NX512.3.A35 H69 2001
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Cover Art: A hungry heart : a memoir /
A hungry heart : a memoir
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006.
Adult Nonfiction Book TR140.P35 A3 2005b
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Cover Art: To smile in autumn : a memoir /
To smile in autumn : a memoir
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006.
Adult Nonfiction Book TR140.P35A34 1979
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Cover Art: Voices in the mirror : an autobiography /
Voices in the mirror : an autobiography
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006.
Adult Nonfiction Book TR140.P35A3 1990
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Cover Art: Black genius and the American experience /
Black genius and the American experience
Russell, Dick.
Adult Nonfiction Book E185.86.R88 1998
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Cover Art: Harlem on my mind : cultural capital of Black America, 1900-1968 /
Harlem on my mind : cultural capital of Black America, 1900-1968
Schoener, Alana
Adult Nonfiction F128.68.H3 S3 2007
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Cover Art: African Americans in Minnesota /
African Americans in Minnesota
Taylor, David Vassar, 1945-
Adult Nonfiction Book 977.6 T
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Cover Art: Harlem speaks : a living history of the Harlem Renaissance /
Harlem speaks : a living history of the Harlem Renaissance
Wintz, Cary D.
Adult Nonfiction PS153.N5 H267 2006
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