Black History Month

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non-Fiction Novels on black history and black futures
  1. Women, Race, and Class by Angela Davis
  2. Where Do We Go From Here by Martin Luther King Jr.
  3. The Black Jacobins by C.L.R. James
  4. Policing Black Lives by Robyn Maynard
  5. The Hanging of Angelique by Afua Cooper
black writers based in Canada
  1. Esi Edugyan
  2. George Elliott Clarke
  3. Whitney French
  4. Dionne Brand
  5. Nalo Hopkinson
  6. Evan Winter
  7. Bertrand Bickersteth
  8. Francesca Ekwuyasi
  9. Austin Clarke
  10. Lawrence Hill
Fiction Novels and Poetry by black writers
  1. How She Read by Chantal Gibson
  2. Kindred by Octavia Butler
  3. The Gospel of Breaking by Jillian Christmas
  4. Black Leopard Red Wolf by Marlon James
  5. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  6. Dhalgren  by Samuel R. Delaney
  7. Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn
  8. Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat
  9. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  10. Nine Men Who Laughed by Austin Clarke
essays and anthologies on black history and culture
  1. Blank by M. NourbeSe Philip
  2. Black Writers Matter edited by Whitney French
  3. Well-Read Black Girl by Glory Edim
  4. Queer Returns by Rinaldo Walcott
  5. Until We Are Free edited by Rodney Diverlus, Sandy Hudson, and Syrus Marcus Ware
Children’s Literature about Black history, social justice, and Anti-Racism
  1. Runaway by Ray Anthony Shepard and Keith Mallett
  2. I Promise by Lebron James
  3. The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson
  4. I Am Enough by Grace Byers
  5. Lift as you Climb by Patricia Hruby Powell and R. Gregory Christie
Movies by Black creatives (2020-2021)
  1. Judas and the Black Messiah dir. Shaka King
  2. One Night in Miami dir. Regina King
  3. Da 5 Bloods dir. Spike Lee
  4. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottoms dir. George C. Wolfe
  5. The United States vs. Billie Holiday dir. Lee Daniels
  6. Respect dir. Liesl Thomas
  7. Forty-Year Old Version dir. Radha Black
  8. The Photograph dir. Stella Meghie
  9. Miss Juneteenth dir. Channing Godfry Peoples
  10. Premature dir. Rashaad Ernesto Green
Television by Black Creatives
  1. Lovecraft Country
  2. I May Destroy You
  3. Insecure
  4. Atlanta
  5. Watchmen
  6. Pose
  7. Dear White People
  8. Black Girl Comedy Sketch
  9. When They See Us
  10. Black Monday

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