"Golden Ax" by Rio Cortez
A beautiful book of poetry that tells the story of the author’s ancestors (whom she calls Afropioneers) in Salt Lake City and the American West. Come join in on a virtual book discussion Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
"Light in the Midst of Zion" by France Davis
Learn the long and full history of Black Baptists in Utah from esteemed author, orator and community leader Rev. France A. Davis.
"Buffalo Soldiers in the West" edited by Bruce Glasrud and Michael Searles
Check out the chapter titled “Improbable Ambassadors” by Michael Clark for an in-depth story of Black soldiers and leaders at Fort Douglas. Also check out this upcoming event at the Post Chapel about Lt. Col. Chaplain Allen Allensworth
"History of Blacks in Utah" by Ronald Coleman
The quintessential scholarly study of Black history in Utah.
"Black Pioneers" by John Ravage
An excellent collection of historic photographs and images showing the active history and significant contributions of Black pioneers in the West.