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Brilliant books by black authors! Fiction & non-fic, poetry & autobiography


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~Books Mentioned~

They Can’t Kill Us All by Wesley Lowrey –

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge –

Brit(ish) by Afua Hirsch –

Black and British by David Olusoga –

Afropean by Johny Pitts –

Natives by Akala –

From the Ruins of Empire by Pankaj Mishra –

Inglorious Empire by Shashi Tharoor –

Zami by Audre Lorde –

Your Silence Will Not Protect You by Audre Lorde –

Ain’t I A Woman? by bell hooks –

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin –

Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin –

Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith –

Homie by Danez Smith –

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison –

Sula by Toni Morrison –

Beloved by Toni Morrison –

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston –

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward –

You Can’t Keep a Good Woman Down by Alice Walker –

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? by Kathleen Collins –

Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires –

Kindred by Octavia E Butler –

The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie –

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie –

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie –

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo –

Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson –

NW by Zadie Smith –

Black Flamingo by Dean Atta –

Queenie by Candace Carty-Williams –

What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi –

Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi –

Trumpet by Jackie Kay –

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo –

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