50 Books That Every African American Should Read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

Edwidge Danticat - Breath Eyes Memory, her debut, published 20 years ago when she was only 25 years old. female writers under

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. read on

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn | review by @SheilaRCraig

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Smith. I loved this book as a teen and loved it again as a middle-aged adult. It is the coming of age story of a young girl growing up in poverty in Brooklyn in the early

Had to read it for African-American literature and ended up being one of my faves!

Kindred, Octavia Butler's Science Fiction tale of a modern African American woman who is mysteriously taken back to American slave times and meets her ancestors there--both black and white.

To Be Young, Gifted and Black: Lorraine Hansberry in Her Own Words (Paperback)

In her first play, the now-classic A Raisin in the Sun, Hansberry introduced the lives of ordinary African Americans into our national theatrical repertory. Now, Hansberry tells her own life story in

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

Octavia Butler's _Kindred_: Fuses African American literature with Science Fiction - if you can imagine that.

The immediate effect of reading Octavia Butler’s Kindred is to make every other time travel book in the world look as if it’s wimping out. The Black Death in Doomsday Book?

One of my fav books that opened my eyes to the beautiful world of African American authors

During Black History Month, the Boomerang Book Club will discuss 'Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry' by Mildred D Taylor.

Fictional Furry Friends: The Best Books Featuring Dogs

Fictional Furry Friends: The Best Books Featuring Dogs

My all time favorite childrens to adult book! The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster-TV

The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward E. Baptist

The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, Edward Baptist, 2014

African American children's book authors. Try reading a book written by each author!

Different periods of african literature essays essays african of periods literature Different. was gonna say, I didn't think I'd said anything in my lifetime worthy enough to be in an essay:')

Corduroy - Penguin Classic Kids Books - I had this book at my Grandma's and will continue the tradition one day :)

Corduroy by Don Freeman is the first in a long series of picture books about little teddy bear. In this one he's living in an apartment store, forgotten on a shelf long enough he's lost one of his buttons. This book is part of my childhood!

50 Books That Every African American Should Read | Huffington Post

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

A very thought provoking read that challenges the reader's notions about how to improve the flights of others.

Creepy short stories by a young African American author.

Your First Glimpse of a New Voice in African American Horror, Chesya Burke

Chesya Burke is winning lots of buzz for her poetic short stories, which deal with race and weirdness in the heart of small town America. And now we've got an exclusive excerpt from her new story collection, Let's Play White.

100 Books You Can’t Put Down | The Half Price Blog

100 Books You Can’t Put Down. **Ive read 20 of these already and have at least a dozen already on my "I want to read" list.and some of the 20 are on my "I will re-read soon" list.

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