• In search of our roots : how 19 extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their pastPatton's Panthers : the African-American 761st Tank Battalion in World War IIAnd still I rise : Black America since MLKWhere everybody looks like me : at the crossroads of America's Black colleges and cultureBetween the world and me
    Ordinary light : a memoirThe Beast side : living (and dying) while black in AmericaTwisted : my dreadlock chroniclesNegroland : a memoirThe scribe
    Today the world is watching youMiddle passageStreet poison : the biography of Iceberg SlimThe African American experience during World War IIBetter Days
    Fracture : Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the racial divideRickey & Robinson : the true, untold story of the integration of baseballWe could not fail : the first African Americans in the Space ProgramDriving the kingThe counter-revolution of 1776
    A doctor in the house : my life with Ben CarsonThe Harlem HellfightersMore than freedom : fighting for Black citizenship in a White republic, 1829-1889Eye on the struggle : Ethel Payne, the first lady of the Black PressSomething must be done about Prince Edward County : a family, a Virginia town, a civil rights
    Notes of a native sonMarch. Book twoOur Auntie Rosa : the family of Rosa Parks remembers her life and lessonsJimmie Lee & James : two lives, two deaths, and the movement that changed AmericaThe last white knight
    Freedom summer40 years later : our peopleLet freedom ring : Stanley Tretick's iconic images of the March on WashingtonThe bill of the century : the epic battle for the Civil Rights ActStokely : a life
    Mr. civil rights : Thurgood Marshall & the NAACPSpies of MississippiDown to the crossroads : civil rights, Black power, and the Meredith march against fearStrong inside : Perry Wallace and the collision of race and sports in the SouthMarch : Book One
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    The Library to begin new century of service with change in leadership

    The Dauphin County Library System Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Rob Lesher as the system’s next Executive Director upon the retirement of current Executive Director Richard Bowra. Lesher will begin on February 22.

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