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African American Church/Civil Rights

This course is designed to introduce students to the critical, academic study of race, religion and movements of liberation. In addition, this course looks at the issues of ethnicity and race within the academic study of religion

Rare Books

The Rare Book Collection can be found in the Special Collections Department on the 10th floor of the Library. The collection contains rare and unique published works focused in American and British Literature, Children's Literature, and regional history as well as a broad range of other topics.


Suggested Rare Books


The following is a list of resources from the Rare Books Collection that have been selected for your class. These Rare Books support the topic of your class, African American Church/Civil Rights.


Thank God for a Song by William A. Cooper 


The Assault Upon Freedom of Association: A Study of the Continuing Attack on the NAACP in the South by Harry Golden


What Integration Cannot Do by W. Jack Hudson and Northside Baptist Church


Monroe, North Carolina, turning point in American history

call no. Rare 185.61 L695 1962


The centennial celebration 1874-1974

call no. Rare BX 6445 C43 C45 1974