African-American Autobiographies, 20th and 21st Centuries (Primary Sources)

These works are autobiographies by African Americans who lived during the 20th and 21st centuries. They are primary sources. For additional personal accounts of the Civil Rights Movement, see Questia's page Civil Rights Movement (Primary Sources).

African-American Autobiographies, 20th and 21st Centuries (Primary Sources): Selected full-text books and articles

In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma By Bernard Lafayette Jr.; Kathryn Lee Johnson University Press of Kentucky, 2013
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Autobiography of W. E. B. Du Bois: A Soliloquy on Viewing My Life from the Last Decade of Its First Century By W. E. B. Du Bois International Publishers, 1968
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Vernon Can Read! A Memoir By Annette Gordon-Reed; Vernon E. Jordan Jr Public Affairs, 2001
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Silent Gesture: Autobiography of Tommie Smith By David Steele; Tommie Smith Temple University Press, 2007
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Catching Dreams: My Life in the Negro Baseball Leagues By Paul Bauer; Frazier Robinson Syracuse University Press, 1999
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
A-Train: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman By Charles W. Dryden University of Alabama Press, 1997
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW By Lewis H. Carlson Fordham University Press, 2005
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Man Who Cried Genocide: An Autobiography By William L. Patterson International Publishers, 1991
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Civil Rights Childhood By Jordana Y. Shakoor University Press of Mississippi, 1999
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Blood on German Snow: An African American Artilleryman in World War II and Beyond By Emiel W. Owens Texas A&M University Press, 2006
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Twilight People: One Man's Journey to Find His Roots By David Houze University of California Press, 2006
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
African-American Stories of Triumph over Adversity: Joy Cometh in the Morning By Geraldine Coleman Bergin & Garvey, 1996
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Inner Lives: Voices of African American Women in Prison By Paula C. Johnson New York University Press, 2003
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Born to Be By Taylor Gordon University of Nebraska Press, 1995
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Third Door: The Autobiography of an American Negro Woman By Ellen Tarry University of Alabama Press, 1992
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Somebody Always Singing You By Kaylynn Sullivan Twotrees University Press of Mississippi, 1997
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
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