Black History Month Reading List

February 2022

Jacob Lawrence, This Harlem, 1943, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

The Third Life of Grange Copeland by Alice Walker 

Sula by Toni Morrison 

The Tradition by Jericho Brown 

Cantos by George Elliott Clarke

Zong! by M. NourbeSe Philip

Selected Poems of Gwendolyn Brooks

Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks

March Trilogy by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School by Carlotta Walls Lanier and Lisa Frazier Page 

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs 

Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals by Sadiya Hartman

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