“In Their Own Image – Artifacts from the Great Plains Black History Museum”
This book is comprised of images and artifacts from the GPBHM archives with chapters on the museum, pioneers, work and labor, businesses, churches, education, organizations, the arts, civil rights, athletics, politics, and the military. Buy the book here and get a daily dose of Black history by following the museum’s Facebook page.
“Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning”
This is a reimagining of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s National Award-winning book inspires hope for an antiracist future. It shows why people feel how they feel, and why racism continues today. Read reviews and buy the book here.
Black Experience Through the Lens of Rudy Smith
With a career that started in 1963, the year Martin Luther King Jr. gave his Have a Dream speech, and ended in 2008, right after Barack Obama was elected president, photographer Rudy Smith had the unique perspective of living, making and capturing history. This beautiful 176-page, hardbound book highlights the late Rudy Smith work chronicling Omaha African American community. Purchase the book here.