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50 Books That Every African American Should Read

We need diverse books. We need diverse authors. Diversify your reading list with these great reads and African American authors.

10 African American Authors You Should Be Reading

We need diverse books. We need diverse authors. Diversify your reading list with these great reads and African American authors.

100 Must-Read African-American Books - How many have you read?

100 Must-Read African-American Books - How many have you read?

Check out a brief list of some of the books every young black woman should read. And if you're older and haven't checked out these reads yet, please do!

15 Books Every Young Black Woman Should Read

Check out a brief list of some of the books every young black woman should read. And if you're older and haven't checked out these reads yet, please do!

50 Books That Every African American Should Read--although I think every American should read it, not just every African American.

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read--although I think every American should read it, not just every African American.

50 books every african american should read (really, everyone should read). via huffpost.

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

50 books every african american should read (really, everyone should read). via huffpost.

All children need to see their identities positively reflected in books, but African-American children often don't. These titles can help "build confidence and instill pride in young African American readers."

All children need to see their identities positively reflected in books, but African-American children often don't. These titles can help "build confidence and instill pride in young African American readers."

Powerful and not always easy to read the abuse in this book ... A riveting read about an African American girl growing up in 1950s American south with a mentally ill mother  4-12-2012

Powerful and not always easy to read the abuse in this book ... A riveting read about an African American girl growing up in 1950s American south with a mentally ill mother 4-12-2012

profeminist:   “❤   these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer dressed as their characters in Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures”!  In the film, which will tell the true story of the African American women mathematicians who were behind one of NASA’s first successful space missions, Henson stars as Katherine Johnson, Monáe as Mary Jackson, and Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan.  We can’t wait for this trailblazing trio to hit the big screen next January!” As seen on the Because of…

profeminist: “❤ these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer dressed as their characters in Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures”! In the film, which will tell the true story of the African American women mathematicians who were behind one of NASA’s first successful space missions, Henson stars as Katherine Johnson, Monáe as Mary Jackson, and Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan. We can’t wait for this trailblazing trio to hit the big screen next January!” As seen on the Because of…

The Miseducation of the Negro – Carter G. Woodson. I just let someone borrow this "must read" book.

The Miseducation of the Negro – Carter G. Woodson. I just let someone borrow this "must read" book.

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - gripping page turner set during the tumultuous Nigerian-Biafran war

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

african american books for children | ... , & Black: A Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners

african american books for children | ... , & Black: A Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners

African American History | ... The Black Book': A Scrapbook of African American History - BV on Books

African American History | ... The Black Book': A Scrapbook of African American History - BV on Books