Black Lives Matter Book of the Week

See also our Antiracism Book List

We are excited to offer this weekly feature and to share a wide array of books about Black lives in America. Each month we will promote a variety of recent books for adults, young adults, and children. We hope that by bringing these books to our readers' attention we can start to contribute to the nationwide conversation that is occurring.

You can select a book below to read a brief description of it and to find available formats.
  1. Age of Phillis
  2. Every Body Looking
  3. Time to Teach
  4. Freedom Over Me
  5. Grieving While Black
  6. Concrete Rose
  7. The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  8. Four Hundred Souls
  9. The Oldest Student
  10. Bingo Love
  11. My Grandmother&#39s Hands
  12. Do Lord Remember Me
  13. The Home Place
  14. Black Enough
  15. The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
  16. You Can Keep That to Yourself
  17. King and the Dragon Flies
  18. The Beauty in Breaking
  19. The Truths We Hold
  20. An Indigenous Peoples&#39 History of the United States for Young People
  21. Race After Technology
  22. From Here to Equality - Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century
  23. The City We Became
  24. Dread Nation
  25. Farming While Black
  26. Say Her Name
  27. Vanguard
  28. Towers Falling
  29. Memorial Drive
  30. One Crazy Summer
  31. Brother Robert by Annye C. Anderson - An intimate memoir by blues legend Robert Johnson’s stepsister
  32. Gordon Parks
  33. March - Book 3 161x235.jpg
  34. This Is Major
  35. Stamped
  36. Horace Pippin

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