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Adams, Bill. The Shelton Gang: They Played in Peoria! Xlibris, 2005.
"All American Cities: The National Municipal League and Look Magazine Salute this Year's Winners," Look Magazine. March 1, 1960.
Angle, Paul. Bloody Williamson: A Chapter in American Lawlessness. Urbana: University of Illinois P, 1992.
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Barnes, Harper. Never Been a Time: The 1917 Race Riot That Sparked the Civil Rights
New York: Walker and Co., 2008.
Clark, VeVe A. and Sara E. Johnson, eds. Kaiso! Writings by and about Katherine Dunham. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2005.
Clayton, Sheryl H. Black Men Role Models of Greater St. Louis, East St. Louis: Essai Seay Publications, 1984.
Collins, Lisa Gail and Margo Natalie Crawford, eds. New Thoughts on the Black Arts Movement. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2006.
Colten, Craig E. Environmental Development in East St. Louis Region, 1890-1970. Sp/Su 1990. Environmental History Review. 92-114.
"Conversation: Eugene Redmond and Jabari Asim." The Furious Flowering of African American Poetry. Ed Joanne V. Gabbin. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999.
DuBois, W.E.B. "The Massacre of East St. Louis.." Crisis 14 (September 1917): 219-38.
Early, Gerald. "The Art of Muscle: Miles Davis as American Knight and American Knave". In Gerald Early, ed. Miles Davis and American Culture. Missouri Historical Society Press, 2001. 2-23.
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Forbes, Flores Alexander. Will You Die With Me? My Life and the Black Panther Party. New York: Washington Square P, 2006.
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Joyner-Kersee, Jackie. A Kind of Grace: The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Female Athlete. New York: Warner Books, 1997.
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Looker, Benjamin. BAG Point from Which Creation Begins: The Black Artists' Group of St. Louis. St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press: 2004.
Lumpkins, Charles L. American Pogrom: The East St. Louis Race Riot and Black Politics. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2008.
McLaughlin, Malcolm. Power, Community and Racial Killing in East St. Louis. New York: Palgrave, 2005.
Moore, Debra H. and Andrew Theising. "Hollow Prize of East St. Louis: How Institutional Function and Institutional Culture Limited a City's Future." Journal of Illinois History, 11.1 2008. 17-38.
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Onwueme, Tess. "Another African Artist's Wayward Thoughts on Eugene Redmond's Poetry." Of Dreams Deferred, Dead or Alive: African Perspectives on African-American Writers, ed. Femi Ojo-Ade. Westport: Greenwood P, 1996.
Pensoneau, Taylor. Brothers Notorious: The Sheltons: Southern Illinois. Legendary Gangsters, New Berlin, IL: Downstate Publications, 2002.
Perseverance and Progress: A History of the East St. Louis Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1995.
Pfeifer, Sandra. Against All the Odds [A Documentary about East St. Louis] in production.
Redmond, Eugene. "So What. (?). . .It's All Blues. Anyway: An Anecdotal/Jazzological Tour of Milesville." In Gerald Early, ed. Miles Davis and American Culture. Missouri Historical Society Press, 2001. 44-57.
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