A core collection of books.
"These titles are available in the Black Studies Division of the Martin Luther King Memorial Library and each of the branch libraries, community libraries, and the kiosk, through a purchase made possible by a Carnegie Corporation of New York Grant (1999). The exception to this rule is Wintz?s seven volumes, Harlem Renaissance, 1920-1940: Interpretation of an African American Literary Movement. This set was purchased for the following branches only: Anacostia, Benning, Georgetown, Petworth, Washington-Highlands, and Watha T. Daniel. Also, ten circulating titles of the following five books have been made available for the Popular Division of the Martin Luther King Memorial Library: There is Confusion, The Conjure Man Dies: A Mystery of Dark Harlem, The City of Refuge: The Collected Stories of Rudolph Fisher, Black No More, and Cane."