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

30 Books Every Woman Needs To Read, No Matter What Your Favorite Genre Is

30 Books Every Woman Needs To Read, No Matter What Your Favorite Genre Is

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

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.

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.

Kindred

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.

River, Cross My Heart by Breena Clarke - 1999 pick

River, Cross My Heart - Breena Clarke [ to read ]

Maleeka is in a skin that isn't always accepted because being dark isn't what the world always view as aesthically beautiful. She is made fun and continues to deal with not being worth or good enough. I'm intrigued by this character for many girls like her are defined of their experiences as a woman.

The Skin I'm In is a book about an African American girl who is struggling with her identity and self esteem as a darker skinned African American. This book would be good for guided reading lesson.

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21 Books Written by and About Women That Every Man Should Read

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?

Wallace Thurman.  The tragedy of her life was that she was too black, declares the narrator at the start of this powerful novel of intraracial prejudice. Emma Lou Morgan lives in a world of scorn and shame, not because her skin is black, but because it's too black.

The Blacker the Berry by Wallace Thurman

No Disrespect by Sister Souljah,http://www.amazon.com/dp/0679767088/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_IUOSsb0EP1CNV37G

No Disrespect by Sister Souljah,http://www.amazon.com/dp/0679767088/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_IUOSsb0EP1CNV37G

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