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African American History

The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
The Souls of Black Folk
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
The Help
A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration
Up from Slavery
Coming of Age in Mississippi
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
The Color Purple
March: Book One (March, #1)
Twelve Years a Slave
Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow by Jacqueline JonesThe Ways of White Folks by Langston HughesThe Street by Ann PetryA Million Nightingales by Susan StraightTo 'Joy My Freedom by Tera W. Hunter
The Real Help
16 books — 9 voters
The Final Solution To Black People's Problems by MawuliThe Call to the Hebrews by MawuliBlack Identity by MawuliThe Bible is the Black History Book by MawuliThe Return To Africa The Reverse Exodus of the Hebrews by Mawuli
Black History Books
5 books — 1 voter

Ntozake Shange
The slaves who were ourselves had known terror intimately, confused sunrise with pain, & accepted indifference as kindness.
Ntozake Shange, Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo

Douglas A. Blackmon
In every aspect and among almost every demographic, how American society digested and processed the long, dark chapter between the end of the Civil War and the beginning of the civil rights movement has been delusion.
Douglas A. Blackmon, Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II

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