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BHM Book List

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

Henry Louis Gates


Milk Blood Heat

Dantiel W Moniz


100 Boyfriends

Brontez Purnell and Justin Brontez Purnell


The Rib King

Ladee Hubbard


Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America,...

Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain


The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto

Charles M. Blow


The Gilded Ones

Namina Forna


Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life

Bell Hooks


Afropean: Notes from Black Europe

Johny Pitts


I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Maya Angelou


Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for...

Charlene Carruthers


Black Skin, White Masks

Frantz Fanon


Heavy: An American Memoir

Kiese Laymon


My Sister, the Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite


All about Love: New Visions

Bell Hooks



Toni Morrison


A Brief History of Seven Killings

Marlon James


They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

Hanif Abdurraqib


Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Audre Lorde


Assata: An Autobiography

Assata Shakur


The Joys of Motherhood

Buchi Emecheta


Parable of the Sower

Octavia E. Butler