Black Histories and Futures - Books for Adults selected by Friends of the Roslindale Branch Library

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By Rozzie Bound

Black Histories and Futures - Books for Adults selected by Friends of the Roslindale Branch Library

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

Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain


Just as I Am: A Memoir

Cicely Tyson


Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement

Michael D'Orso and John Lewis


A Promised Land

Barack Obama


Chadwick Boseman: Forever Our King 1976-2020

Mia Johnson


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

Henry Louis Gates


The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X

Les Payne and Tamara Payne


Blood Grove

Walter Mosley


Remote Control

Nnedi Okorafor


Black Buck

Mateo Askaripour


American Spy

Lauren Wilkinson


White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

Carol Anderson


The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

Kamala Harris



Michelle Obama


The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison

Ralph Ellison


The Radical King

Martin Luther King


My Song: A Memoir of Art, Race, and Defiance

Harry Belafonte and Michael Shnayerson


The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett


Hollywood Black: The Stars, the Films, the Filmmakers

Donald Bogle and Turner Classic Movies


The Prophets

Robert Jones Jr


Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Audre Lorde


Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

Emmanuel Acho


Ida: A Sword Among Lions

Paula J. Giddings


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

David W. Blight


Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

Cecil Murphey and Ben Carson


Up from Slavery

Booker T. Washington


No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington

Condoleezza Rice


The Meaning of Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey


I Am These Truths: A Memoir of Identity, Justice, and Living...

Charisse Jones and Sunny Hostin


The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the...

Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff


Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist's Fight to Make the...

Dorothy Butler Gilliam


The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto

Charles M. Blow


It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership

Colin Powell


The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke

Jeffrey C. Stewart


My Vanishing Country: A Memoir

Bakari Sellers


Papi: My Story

David Ortiz and Michael Holley


The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World

John Wesley Carlos and Dave Zirin


When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

Patrisse Cullors and Asha Bandele


Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir

Daniel R. Day


Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop

Vikki Tobak


The Black Book


Let Love Rule

Lenny Kravitz and David Ritz


Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Play

August Wilson


Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America

Michael Eric Dyson


The Water Dancer

Ta-Nehisi Coates


Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir

Ashley C. Ford


Black Futures

Jenna Wortham and Kimberly Drew


Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose

Nikki Giovanni


I Shimmer Sometimes, Too

Porsha Olayiwola


My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir

Jessica B. Harris


Men We Reaped: A Memoir

Jesmyn Ward


Coltrane: The Story of a Sound

Ben Ratliff