BOOKS FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH || 2018 – Black Consciousness | African American News | African American History


BOOKS TO READ FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH || 2018
Here are some books that I think would make GREAT reads for Black History Month (or any month, really!).
I’ve also put together some great reviews/discussions/general content from Black creators (and the authors) that you should also check out!
LIT: Victor LaValle on Changelings, Literary Horror, and Racist Book Reviewers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTXU8CgrQFcBrittney Cooper’s TEDTalk, “The racial politics of time” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTz52RW_bD0AMAZING art for THUG done by my friend Livie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FtN-fy5EwwGreat review of Homegoing by The Storyscape https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoVhs7xEB1cYaa Gyasi at the Chicago Humanities Festival https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoEAWvTvFusColson Whitehead in Conversation with Oprah https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hcs8IoFTzjgReview of The Underground Railroad by Bree Hill https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vM0DvMK4rsE
Books mentioned:The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Ballad-of-Black-Tom/9780765387868/?a_aid=possiblyliterateThe Changeling by Victor LaValle https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Changeling/9780812995947/?a_aid=possiblyliterateEloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper https://www.bookdepository.com/Eloquent-Rage-Brittney-Cooper/9781250112576/?a_aid=possiblyliterateThe Hate U Give by Angie Thomas https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Hate-U-Give/9781406372151/?a_aid=possiblyliterateHomegoing by Yaa Gyasi https://www.bookdepository.com/Homegoing/9780241975237/?a_aid=possiblyliterateKindred by Octavia Butler https://www.bookdepository.com/Kindred/9781472214812/?a_aid=possiblyliterateThe Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Underground-Railroad/9780708898406/?a_aid=possiblyliterate
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