Leah Huey

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Say What Happened: A Story of Documentaries

Viewers who count The Sorrow and the Pity or Paris Is Burning on their top ten film list will welcome this contemplative exploration of documentaries.

Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America

An enriching look at African American history through the lens of the black motorist, and as one of the few books on the subject, this is essential for most collections.
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Afterimages: On Cinema, Women and Changing Times

Future filmmakers as well as art and media students will find this academic take on feminism and cinema a valuable resource.
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Sidney Lumet: A Life. Griffin:

Though some readers may find the book at times too congratulatory (there are no juicy tidbits), it does provide a strong perspective of a talented but uncompromising director. An insightful biography, perfect for film buffs.
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Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People

Despite a few dense sections, this is overall a critical book in the age of Black Lives Matter, suited for both YA and adult readers. [See Prepub Alert, 3/25/19.]

Darkly: Black History and America’s Gothic Soul

Overall, a rare glimpse into American gothic from an African American perspective.

Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl’s Love Letter to the Power of Fashion

A winning look at black girl fashion and a solid addition for all collections

Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America

Austin’s experiences, both positive and negative, are recounted in this fast-paced, heartwarming memoir of motherhood and adoption told through an African American lens. ­Essential for all libraries.

High School

This inspiring memoir will appeal to readers, especially fans of the duo.

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