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Black History Month reading lists from local bookstores

BlackNificent Books and More
2011 Poole Road
Monday-Friday noon-7 p.m.; Saturday noon-7:30 p.m.; closed Sundays

1. Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race from 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D. by Chancellor Williams, $17.95
2. The Mis-education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson, $ 9.95
3. Blueprint for Black Power by Amos Wilson, $38.00
4. The Isis Papers by Frances Cress Welsing, $16.95
5. The United Independent: Compensatory Code/System/Concept by Neely Fuller, $22.00
6. Nile Valley Contributions of Civilization by Anthony Browder, $20.00

Internationalist Books
405 W. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill
Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

1. The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois, $5.50
2. Some of Us Did Not Die: New and Selected Essays by June Jordan, $15.95
3. Ella Baker & the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision by Barbara Ransby, $34.95
4. The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks, $23.00
5. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin, $9.95
6. ego trip's Big Book of Racism! Edited by Sacha Jenkins, $22.95

The Know Bookstore and Restaurant
2520 Fayetteville Street
Monday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; closed Sundays

1. Black Man of the Nile and His Family by Yosef Ben-Jochannan, $24.95
2. Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite Empire, Book 1 by Drusilla Houston, $9.99
3. 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof: A Short Cut to the World History of the Negro by J.A. Rogers, $4.95
4. From Niggas to Gods: Escaping Negativity and Becoming God by Akil, $12.95
5. Second Sunday: A Novel by Michele Bowen, $13.95
6. Love by Toni Morrison, $23.95

Quail Ridge Books and Music
3522 Wade Avenue
Monday-Sunday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

1. Black: A Celebration of a Culture by Deborah Willis, $49.95
2. A Small Nation of People: W.E.B. Du Bois and African American Portraits of Progress from the Library of Congress, $24.95
3. Traveler's Guide to the Civil Rights Movement by Jim Carrier, $14.00
4. When Washington Was in Vogue: A Lost Novel of the Harlem Renaissance By Edward Christopher Williams, $23.95
5. Meet Martin Luther King Jr. by local author Johnny Ray Moore, illustrated by Amy Wummer, $9.95 (for ages 6 to 10)
6. How to Create Your Own African American Library by Dorothy l. Ferebee, $13.95

Regulator Bookshop
720 Ninth Street
Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

1. One-Hundred-And-One African-American Read-Aloud Stories Edited by Susan Kantor, $12.98
2. That Sound That Jazz Makes by Carole Boston Weatherford, $7.95
3. Something All Our Own: The Grant Hill Collection of African American Art by Grant Hill, $24.95
4. The Michael Eric Dyson Reader by Michael Eric Dyson, $29.95
5. Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and the African American Experience Edited by Kwame Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., $29.95
6. Powerful Words: More Than 200 Years of Extraordinary Writing by African Americans by Wade Hudson, $19.95

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