Black Lives Matter

Whether picked up curbside at your local public library, borrowed from a friend, or ordered from Ampersand Books, selected titles are intended as a starting point in anti-racism education only.

Please check back for updates, as this booklist continually grows with new and forthcoming titles. If you have suggestions you'd like to add, you can email Clara at ampersand@wab.org to add to our catalog of recommendations, as together we commit ourselves to the core truth that Black Lives Matter.

10% of sales generated by Ampersand’s Essential Reading: Black Lives Matter is helping build the Readings on Justice collection at Rochester’s Arnett Branch Library. To date, over $600 has been raised and donated. You are encouraged to contribute and help grow the fund (select “Other” and write “Arnett Library” in the tribute field). 


 

Salvation: Black People and Love (Love Song to the Nation #3) By bell hooks Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060959494
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 18th, 2001

How to Be Black By Baratunde Thurston Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062003225
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - October 30th, 2012

Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies By Dick Gregory Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062448712
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Published: Amistad - September 18th, 2018

The Hate U Give: A Printz Honor Winner By Angie Thomas, Amandla Stenberg (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Angie Thomas, Amandla Stenberg (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062498540
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 3rd, 2022

Class Act: A Graphic Novel By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062885500
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: An Oprah's Book Club Pick By Honoree Fanonne Jeffers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062942937
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Published: Harper - August 24th, 2021

South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation By Imani Perry Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062977373
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Published: Ecco - February 28th, 2023

Call and Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter By Veronica Chambers Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063284937
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Published: Versify - July 11th, 2023

The Sobbing School (Penguin Poets) By Joshua Bennett, Eugene Gloria (Selected by) Cover Image
By Joshua Bennett, Eugene Gloria (Selected by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143111863
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Published: Penguin Books - September 27th, 2016

The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness By Rhonda V. Magee Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143132820
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Published: TarcherPerigee - September 14th, 2021

Unsung: Unheralded Narratives of American Slavery & Abolition By Schomburg Center (Editor), Michelle D. Commander (Editor), Michelle D. Commander (Introduction by), Kevin Young (Foreword by), Kevin Young (Series edited by) Cover Image
By Schomburg Center (Editor), Michelle D. Commander (Editor), Michelle D. Commander (Introduction by), Kevin Young (Foreword by), Kevin Young (Series edited by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143136088
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 16th, 2021

Watch Your Language: Visual and Literary Reflections on a Century of American Poetry By Terrance Hayes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143137733
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Published: Penguin Books - July 18th, 2023

Brown Girl Dreaming By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 11th, 2016

Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray By Rosalind Rosenberg Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780190053819
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - February 1st, 2020

Harlem Renaissance By Nathan Irvin Huggins, Arnold Rampersad (Foreword by) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780195063363
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 2nd, 2007

If Beale Street Could Talk (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307275936
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Published: Vintage - October 10th, 2006

Americanah: A novel By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Vintage - March 4th, 2014

How to Fight Racism Study Guide: Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice By Jemar Tisby Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780310113225
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Published: Zondervan - April 13th, 2021

How to Fight Racism Study Guide: Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice By Jemar Tisby Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780310113225
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Published: Zondervan - April 13th, 2021

Every Shut Eye Ain't Asleep: An Anthology of Poetry by African Americans Since 1945 By Michael S. Harper, Anthony Walton Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780316347105
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 8th, 1994

Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto By Tricia Hersey Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316365215
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - October 11th, 2022

Why Fathers Cry at Night: A Memoir in Love Poems, Letters, Recipes, and Remembrances By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316417228
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 23rd, 2023

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America By Clint Smith Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316492928
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - December 27th, 2022

The Autobiography of Malcolm X By MALCOLM X Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780345350688
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 12th, 1987

What Black People Should Do Now: Dispatches from Near the Vanguard By Ralph Wiley Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780345380449
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 11th, 1994

The Underground Railroad: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 2018

The Nickel Boys: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Vintage - June 30th, 2020

Juneteenth: A Picture Book for Kids Celebrating Black Joy By Van G. Garrett, Reginald C. Adams (Illustrator), Samson Bimbo Adenugba (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Van G. Garrett, Reginald C. Adams (Illustrator), Samson Bimbo Adenugba (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780358574323
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Published: Versify - May 2nd, 2023

The Antiracist Kid: A Book About Identity, Justice, and Activism By Tiffany Jewell, Nicole Miles (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tiffany Jewell, Nicole Miles (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358629399
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Published: Versify - October 4th, 2022

Ordinary Notes By Christina Sharpe Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374604486
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 25th, 2023

Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375701870
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

The Black Notebooks: An Interior Journey By Toi Derricotte Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780393319019
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 17th, 1999

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals By Saidiya Hartman Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393357622
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 14th, 2020

Black Futures By Kimberly Drew, Jenna Wortham Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780399181153
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Published: One World - October 26th, 2021

The Water Dancer: A Novel By Ta-Nehisi Coates Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780399590610
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Published: One World - November 17th, 2020

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass By Frederick Douglass, Peter J. Gomes (Introduction by), Gregory Stephens (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Frederick Douglass, Peter J. Gomes (Introduction by), Gregory Stephens (Afterword by)
$4.95
ISBN: 9780451529947
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Published: Signet - June 7th, 2005

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race By Beverly Daniel Tatum Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780465060689
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Published: Basic Books - September 5th, 2017

America, Goddam: Violence, Black Women, and the Struggle for Justice By Treva B. Lindsey Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520384491
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Published: University of California Press - April 5th, 2022

Revolutionary Nonviolence: Organizing for Freedom By James M. Lawson, Jr Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780520387843
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Published: University of California Press - February 1st, 2022

Rebel Speak: A Justice Movement Mixtape (California Series in Hip Hop Studies #2) By Bryonn Rolly Bain Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520388437
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Published: University of California Press - April 19th, 2022

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How to Be an Antiracist By Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$16.14
ISBN: 9780525509301
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Published: One World - January 31st, 2023

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together By Heather McGhee Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525509561
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Published: One World - February 16th, 2021

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together By Heather McGhee Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525509585
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Published: One World - February 8th, 2022

The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart By Alicia Garza Cover Image
$27.00
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ISBN: 9780525509684
Published: One World - October 20th, 2020

The Vanishing Half: A GMA Book Club Pick (A Novel) By Brit Bennett Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525536963
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 1st, 2022

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot By Mikki Kendall Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525560562
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Published: Penguin Books - February 23rd, 2021

Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own By Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780525575337
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Published: Crown - July 27th, 2021

Thrall: Poems By Natasha Trethewey Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780544586208
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Published: Ecco - September 22nd, 2015

A Song Flung Up to Heaven By Maya Angelou Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780553382037
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Published: Bantam - April 1st, 2003

Antiracist Baby Board Book By Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110416
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Published: Kokila - June 16th, 2020

Black Girl, Call Home By Jasmine Mans Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593197141
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Published: Berkley - March 9th, 2021

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Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780593230275
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 14th, 2023

The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor) Cover Image
By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor)
$38.00
ISBN: 9780593230572
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Published: One World - November 16th, 2021

Be Antiracist: A Journal for Awareness, Reflection, and Action By Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593233009
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Published: One World - October 6th, 2020

You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience By Tarana Burke (Editor), Brené Brown (Editor) Cover Image
By Tarana Burke (Editor), Brené Brown (Editor)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593243626
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Published: Random House - April 27th, 2021

Chain Gang All Stars: A Novel By Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593317334
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Published: Pantheon - May 2nd, 2023

Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood By Kwame Mbalia (Editor) Cover Image
By Kwame Mbalia (Editor)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593379967
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Published: Yearling - May 30th, 2023

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel By James McBride Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593422946
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 8th, 2023

Caste (Adapted for Young Adults) By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593427941
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Published: Delacorte Press - November 22nd, 2022

Everybody Come Alive: A Memoir in Essays By Marcie Alvis Walker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593443729
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Published: Convergent Books - May 30th, 2023

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 By Ibram X. Kendi, Keisha N. Blain Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593449349
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Published: One World - February 1st, 2022

His Name Is George Floyd (Pulitzer Prize Winner): One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice By Robert Samuels, Toluse Olorunnipa Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593490617
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Published: Viking - May 17th, 2022

The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double-Consciousness By Paul Gilroy Cover Image
$34.00
ISBN: 9780674076068
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Published: Harvard University Press - March 15th, 1995

The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, with a New Preface By Khalil Gibran Muhammad Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780674238145
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Published: Harvard University Press - July 22nd, 2019

Invisible Man (Vintage International) By Ralph Ellison Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679732761
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Published: Vintage - March 14th, 1995

The Fire Next Time (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679744726
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

Nobody Knows My Name (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

Playing In The Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination By Toni Morrison Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679745426
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Published: Vintage - July 27th, 1993

Blues for Mister Charlie: A Play (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679761785
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Published: Vintage - April 25th, 1995

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America By Paula J. Giddings Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780688146504
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 27th, 2007

F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover's Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature By William J. Maxwell Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780691173412
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Published: Princeton University Press - December 6th, 2016

Working The Roots: Over 400 Years of Traditional African American Healing By Michele Elizabeth Lee Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780692857878
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Published: Wadastick - December 15th, 2017

This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work (Empower the Future #1) By Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780711245211
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present By Harriet A. Washington Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780767915472
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Published: Vintage - January 8th, 2008

killing rage: Ending Racism By bell hooks Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805050271
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - October 15th, 1996

Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood By bell hooks Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805055122
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - October 15th, 1997

White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue . and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation By Lauren Michele Jackson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807002735
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Published: Beacon Press - October 13th, 2020

We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom By Bettina Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807028346
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Published: Beacon Press - February 4th, 2020

How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide By Crystal M. Fleming Cover Image
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Published: Beacon Press - August 20th, 2019

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism By Dr. Robin DiAngelo, Michael Eric Dyson (Foreword by) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807047415
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Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

Borderland Blacks: Two Cities in the Niagara Region During the Final Decades of Slavery (Antislavery) By Dann J. Broyld Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807177068
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Published: LSU Press - May 25th, 2022

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings By Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812980028
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 21st, 2009

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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption By Bryan Stevenson Cover Image
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

Between the World and Me By Ta-Nehisi Coates Cover Image
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Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America's Black Cities By Andre M. Perry Cover Image
$27.00
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Published: Brookings Institution Press - May 19th, 2020

The New Black (Wesleyan Poetry) By Evie Shockley Cover Image
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Published: Wesleyan University Press - March 15th, 2012

High Yella: A Modern Family Memoir By Steve Majors Cover Image
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Published: University of Georgia Press - October 15th, 2021

In the Wake: On Blackness and Being By Christina Sharpe Cover Image
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Published: Duke University Press - November 14th, 2016

Teaching Black: The Craft of Teaching on Black Life and Literature (Composition, Literacy, and Culture) By Ana-Maurine Lara (Editor), drea brown (Editor) Cover Image
By Ana-Maurine Lara (Editor), drea brown (Editor)
$55.00
ISBN: 9780822946953
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - December 28th, 2021

Before She Was Harriet By Lesa Cline-Ransome, James E. Ransome (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Published: Holiday House - June 11th, 2019

River of Blood: American Slavery from the People Who Lived It: Interviews & Photographs of Formerly Enslaved African Americans By Richard Cahan (Editor), Michael Williams (Editor), Dorothea Lange (Photographer) Cover Image
By Richard Cahan (Editor), Michael Williams (Editor), Dorothea Lange (Photographer)
$34.95
ISBN: 9780991541850
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Published: Cityfiles Press - January 20th, 2020

Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine By Emily Bernard Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - December 3rd, 2019

Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch By Heidi Tyline King, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Heidi Tyline King, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101996294
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 13th, 2021

The Cambridge Companion to Slavery in American Literature (Cambridge Companions to Literature) By Ezra Tawil (Editor) Cover Image
By Ezra Tawil (Editor)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781107625983
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Published: Cambridge University Press - March 29th, 2016

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir By Patrisse Cullors, asha bandele, Angela Davis (Foreword by) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250171085
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 16th, 2018

An Abolitionist's Handbook: 12 Steps to Changing Yourself and the World By Patrisse Cullors Cover Image
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 25th, 2022

The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation By Anna Malaika Tubbs Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250756138
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Published: Flatiron Books - December 28th, 2021

The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine By Janice P. Nimura Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 18th, 2022

Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature By Farah Jasmine Griffin Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 2nd, 2022

Friday Black By Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328911247
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Published: Mariner Books - October 23rd, 2018

Black on Black: On Our Resilience and Brilliance in America By Daniel Black Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335449382
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Published: Hanover Square Press - January 31st, 2023

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks By Rebecca Skloot Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400052189
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Published: Crown - March 8th, 2011

Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story about Racial Injustice By Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433828546
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Published: Magination Press - March 1st, 2018

Free at Last: A Juneteenth Poem By Sojourner Kincaid Rolle, Alex Bostic (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781454943747
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Published: Union Square Kids - May 24th, 2022

From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century By William A. Darity, A. Kirsten Mullen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781469654973
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - April 20th, 2020

What If?, 10th Anniversary Edition: Short Stories to Spark Inclusion & Diversity Dialogue By Steve Robbins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781473690547
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Published: Nicholas Brealey - November 6th, 2018

Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond By Marc Lamont Hill, Todd Brewster (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Marc Lamont Hill, Todd Brewster (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501124969
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Published: Atria Books - May 2nd, 2017

Strike the Hammer By Laura Warren Hill Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501756047
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Published: Cornell University Press - April 15th, 2021

Your Children Are Very Greatly in Danger: School Segregation in Rochester, New York By Justin Murphy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501761867
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Published: Cornell University Press - March 15th, 2022

Social Justice for the Sensitive Soul: How to Change the World in Quiet Ways By Dorcas Cheng-Tozun Cover Image
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