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. Previously Owned
  2. Upper World
  3. Grimkes
  4. AphroChic
  5. Real Santa
  6. Under the Skin
  7. How You Grow Wings
  8. Light We Carry
  9. Magnolia Flower
  10. Running While Black
  11. Halfway Home
  12. Root Magic
  13. My People
  14. Inheritance
  15. Against the Hounds of Hell
  16. Black Skinhead
  17. Raising Antiracist Children
  18. We Refuse to Forget
  19. The Hate U Give
  20. My Remarkable Journey
  21. Hurricane Child
  22. Constructing a Nervous System
  23. Kings of BMore
  24. Love and Justice
  25. Agent Josephine
  26. Only Black Girls in Town
  27. Miss Chloe
  28. Planeta Blu
  29. Black Food
  30. My Rainbow
  31. On Juneteenth
  32. Troublemaker for Justice
  33. Black History Book
  34. Clean Getaway
  35. Racism Not Race
  36. Black Girl Unlimited
  37. Torn Apart
  38. Finding Me
  39. The Me I Choose to Be
  40. White Lies
  41. Me (Moth)
  42. Black Joy
  43. This Book is Feminist
  44. Allow Me to Retort
  45. Feminist AF
  46. Chasing Me to My Grave
  47. Recognize
  48. How to Make a Slave
  49. Cant Stop Wont Stop
  50. Angela Davis:  An Autobiography
  51. One Last Word
  52. Reclamation
  53. Black Birds in the Sky
  54. Our African Unconscious
  55. The People Remember
  56. How the Word Is Passed
  57. song below water
  58. Rage of Innocence
  59. Molly of Denali
  60. We Were There
  61. Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask
  62. Read Until You Understand
  63. Algorithms of Oppression
  64. White Smoke
  65. Breaking it Down
  66. Sprouting Wings
  67. You Can Keep that to Yourself
  68. Parker Inheritance
  69. All That She Carried
  70. Long Way Down
  71. We Are Each Other&#39s Harvest
  72. King of Kindergarten
  73. Disordered Cosmos
  74. Blackout
  75. You ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey
  76. One Drop
  77. Tristan Strong
  78. Notes from a Young Black Chef
  79. A Blade So Black
  80. Better Not Bitter
  81. When Aidan Became a Brother
  82. How We Fight for Our Lives
  83. All Boys Aren&#39t Blue
  84. Ground Breaking
  85. Our Skin
  86. Caste
  87. Tell Me Who You Are
  88. Surviving the White Gaze
  89. History of the Black Population of Amherst
  90. Parenting for Liberation
  91. Age of Phillis
  92. Every Body Looking
  93. Time to Teach
  94. Freedom Over Me
  95. Grieving While Black
  96. Concrete Rose
  97. The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  98. Four Hundred Souls
  99. The Oldest Student
  100. Bingo Love
  101. My Grandmother&#39s Hands
  102. Do Lord Remember Me
  103. The Home Place
  104. Black Enough
  105. The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
  106. You Can Keep That to Yourself
  107. King and the Dragon Flies
  108. The Beauty in Breaking
  109. The Truths We Hold
  110. An Indigenous Peoples&#39 History of the United States for Young People
  111. Race After Technology
  112. From Here to Equality - Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century
  113. The City We Became
  114. Dread Nation
  115. Farming While Black
  116. Say Her Name
  117. Vanguard
  118. Towers Falling
  119. Memorial Drive
  120. One Crazy Summer
  121. Brother Robert by Annye C. Anderson - An intimate memoir by blues legend Robert Johnson’s stepsister
  122. Gordon Parks
  123. March - Book 3 161x235.jpg
  124. This Is Major
  125. Stamped
  126. Horace Pippin

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