Popular Black History Books

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Paperback)
by (shelved 47 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.28 — 246,523 ratings — published 1965
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)
by (shelved 28 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.03 — 663,106 ratings — published 2010
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The Souls of Black Folk The Souls of Black Folk (Paperback)
by (shelved 28 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.24 — 44,031 ratings — published 1903
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Between the World and Me Between the World and Me (Hardcover)
by (shelved 27 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.39 — 174,860 ratings — published 2015
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The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad (Hardcover)
by (shelved 25 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.01 — 228,027 ratings — published 2016
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March: Book One (March, #1) March: Book One (March, #1)
by (shelved 24 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.33 — 40,256 ratings — published 2013
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The Help The Help (Hardcover)
by (shelved 24 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.45 — 2,000,156 ratings — published 2009
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Black Like Me Black Like Me (Paperback)
by (shelved 24 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.12 — 75,486 ratings — published 1960
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To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)
by (shelved 19 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.25 — 4,185,086 ratings — published 1960
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The Fire Next Time The Fire Next Time (Paperback)
by (shelved 16 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.44 — 45,268 ratings — published 1963
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Their Eyes Were Watching God Their Eyes Were Watching God (Paperback)
by (shelved 15 times as black-history)
avg rating 3.86 — 308,332 ratings — published 1937
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Twelve Years a Slave Twelve Years a Slave (ebook)
by (shelved 14 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.15 — 101,906 ratings — published 1853
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Uncle Tom's Cabin Uncle Tom's Cabin (Paperback)
by (shelved 14 times as black-history)
avg rating 3.81 — 241,971 ratings — published 1852
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Homegoing Homegoing (Hardcover)
by (shelved 13 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.41 — 126,237 ratings — published 2016
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Long Walk to Freedom Long Walk to Freedom (Paperback)
by (shelved 13 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.30 — 114,533 ratings — published 1994
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Beloved Beloved (Paperback)
by (shelved 13 times as black-history)
avg rating 3.76 — 377,397 ratings — published 1987
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Brown Girl Dreaming Brown Girl Dreaming (Hardcover)
by (shelved 12 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.08 — 94,427 ratings — published 2014
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Assata: An Autobiography Assata: An Autobiography (Paperback)
by (shelved 12 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.47 — 29,830 ratings — published 1987
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Kindred Kindred (Paperback)
by (shelved 12 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.18 — 94,418 ratings — published 1979
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Invisible Man Invisible Man (Paperback)
by (shelved 12 times as black-history)
avg rating 3.83 — 238,582 ratings — published 1952
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Black Boy Black Boy (Paperback)
by (shelved 12 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.03 — 59,594 ratings — published 1945
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Up from Slavery Up from Slavery (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.09 — 28,983 ratings — published 1900
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The Story of Ruby Bridges The Story of Ruby Bridges (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.41 — 12,190 ratings — published 1995
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Native Son Native Son (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as black-history)
avg rating 3.96 — 118,316 ratings — published 1940
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4) Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4)
by (shelved 11 times as black-history)
avg rating 3.78 — 116,474 ratings — published 1976
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The Invention of Wings The Invention of Wings (Hardcover)
by (shelved 10 times as black-history)
avg rating 4.21 — 316,334 ratings — published 2014
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“It is character that should be the sole measure of judgement in the society of thinking humanity, and nothing short of that would do.”
Abhijit Naskar, We Are All Black: A Treatise on Racism

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