Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.
Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class [Lawrence Otis Graham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Debutante cotillions. Million-dollar homes. Summers in Martha's Vineyard. Membership in the Links, Jack & Jill
A 1903 sex advice book written by African Americans for African Americans. Read it free (and enjoy the many illustrations, all by African American artists) here: http://archive.org/details/goldenthoughtson00gibsuoft
50 Books That Every African American Should Read. . . .I think there is a lot to learn from this book, white or "African American " It tells a wonderful story of a time, place and culture I knew nothing about (ec)