General Recommendations
Black History, Black Futures
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People like James Baldwin and Toni Morrison have given us immensely important books that have shaped how we think about race and injustice. Each classic below is paired with a work they've inspired to show us how far we've come and how far we have yet to go.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
The Fire Next Time The Fire Next Time Book - 1993
Vintage International
305.896 B193f 1993
Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching
A Young Black Man's Education
Book - 2016
Nation Books
305.242 Sm62i
Their Eyes Were Watching God Their Eyes Were Watching God Book - 1998
Perennial Classics
Fiction Hurston
Patsy Patsy
A Novel
Book - 2019
Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company
Fiction Dennis-Benn
Beloved Beloved
A Novel
Book - 2004
Vintage International
Fiction Morrison
Sing, Unburied, Sing Sing, Unburied, Sing
A Novel
Book - 2017
Scribner
Fiction Ward
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Book - 2016
Dial Books for Young Readers
jFiction Taylor
Ghost Ghost Book - 2016
Atheneum Books For Young Readers
jFiction Reynolds
Dawn Dawn
Xenogenesis
Book - 1987
Warner Books
Science Fiction Butler
How Long 'til Black Future Month? How Long 'til Black Future Month? Book - 2018
Orbit
Science Fiction Jemisin
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