Black History Month 2021 Book Recommendations


Find these at your local public library or buy online from an independent bookstore.

Walking with The Wind by John Lewis

The Autobiography of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

Chasing Space by Leland Melvin

Courageous Conversations About Race by Glenn Singleton

Four Hundred Souls by Dr. Keisha Blain & Ibram Kendi

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama

The Hidden History Of The War On Voting by Thom Hartmann (The author is white, but the book is an in-depth look at systemic racism in the American electoral system)