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Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with a selection of new and recent books that highlight Black joy, pay tribute to Black resilience, and illuminate the richness of Black history. Looking for books for young readers? Don't miss our recommended reading list for Black History Month for kids.
 
 
Beyond Vietnam (The Essential Speeches of Dr. Martin Lut #3) By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Viet Thanh Nguyen (Foreword by) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780063351035
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Published: HarperOne - January 9th, 2024

Our Hidden Conversations: What Americans Really Think About Race and Identity By Michele Norris Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982154394
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 16th, 2024

The Upcycled Self: A Memoir on the Art of Becoming Who We Are By Tariq Trotter Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780593446928
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Published: One World - November 14th, 2023

Take the Long Way Home By Rochelle Alers Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781496735478
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Published: Dafina - October 24th, 2023

Unmasking AI: My Mission to Protect What Is Human in a World of Machines By Joy Buolamwini Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593241837
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Published: Random House - October 31st, 2023

Of Greed and Glory: In Pursuit of Freedom for All By Deborah G. Plant Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062898494
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Published: Amistad - January 9th, 2024

The Black Period: On Personhood, Race, and Origin By Hafizah Augustus Geter Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593448663
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 26th, 2023

John Lewis: In Search of the Beloved Community (Black Lives) By Raymond Arsenault Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780300253757
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Published: Yale University Press - January 16th, 2024

Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom By Ilyon Woo Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781501191060
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Published: 37 Ink - January 16th, 2024

Blackbirds Singing: Inspiring Black Women's Speeches from the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century By Janet Dewart Bell Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781620976289
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Published: New Press - January 16th, 2024

The Black Yearbook [Portraits and Stories] By Adraint Khadafhi Bereal, Kiese Laymon (Foreword by) Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781984861405
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Published: 4 Color Books - January 16th, 2024

The Survivors of the Clotilda: The Lost Stories of the Last Captives of the American Slave Trade By Hannah Durkin Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063072992
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Published: Amistad - January 30th, 2024

Black Women Taught Us: An Intimate History of Black Feminism By Jenn M. Jackson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593243336
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Published: Random House - January 23rd, 2024

Dear Black Girls: How to Be True to You By A'ja Wilson Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250290045
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Published: Flatiron Books: A Moment of Lift Book - February 6th, 2024

This Is the Honey: An Anthology of Contemporary Black Poets By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316417525
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - January 30th, 2024

Medgar and Myrlie: Medgar Evers and the Love Story That Awakened America By Joy-Ann Reid Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063068797
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Published: Mariner Books - February 6th, 2024

Now You See Me: An Introduction to 100 Years of Black Design By Charlene Prempeh Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9783791388472
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Published: Prestel - February 6th, 2024

Wake Up America: Black Women on the Future of Democracy By Keisha N. Blain Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781324065609
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 13th, 2024

The Stolen Wealth of Slavery: A Case for Reparations By David Montero, Michael Eric Dyson (Foreword by) Cover Image
By David Montero, Michael Eric Dyson (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306827174
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Published: Legacy Lit - February 6th, 2024

Driving the Green Book: A Road Trip Through the Living History of Black Resistance By Alvin Hall Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063271975
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Published: Amistad - February 13th, 2024

Bitter Crop: The Heartache and Triumph of Billie Holiday's Last Year By Paul Alexander Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593315903
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Published: Knopf - February 13th, 2024

Great Expectations: A Novel By Vinson Cunningham Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593448236
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Published: Hogarth - March 12th, 2024

Malcolm X Speaks: Selected Speeches and Statements By Malcolm X, George Breitman (Editor), Ibram X. Kendi (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Malcolm X, George Breitman (Editor), Ibram X. Kendi (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802160706
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Published: Grove Press - February 20th, 2024

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Praisesong for the Kitchen Ghosts: Stories and Recipes from Five Generations of Black Country Cooks By Crystal Wilkinson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593236512
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Published: Clarkson Potter - January 23rd, 2024

A Coastline Is an Immeasurable Thing: A Memoir Across Three Continents By Mary-Alice Daniel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062960054
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Published: Ecco - November 14th, 2023

Saying It Loud: 1966—The Year Black Power Challenged the Civil Rights Movement By Mark Whitaker Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781982114138
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 6th, 2024

How to Be an Antiracist By Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525509301
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Published: One World - January 31st, 2023

Stamped from the Beginning: A Graphic History of Racist Ideas in America By Ibram X. Kendi, Joel Christian Gill Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781984859433
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Published: Ten Speed Graphic - June 6th, 2023

The Evidence of Things Not Seen By James Baldwin, Stacey Abrams (Foreword by) Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Stacey Abrams (Foreword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250844897
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - January 17th, 2023

You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays By Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Genevieve West Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063043862
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Published: Amistad - January 10th, 2023

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South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation By Imani Perry Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062977373
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Published: Ecco - February 28th, 2023

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The Color of Dance: A Celebration of Diversity and Inclusion in the World of Ballet By TaKiyah Wallace-McMillian Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780762479559
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - September 26th, 2023

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Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto By Tricia Hersey Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316365215
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - October 11th, 2022

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Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780593230275
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 14th, 2023

How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America By Clint Smith Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316492928
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - December 27th, 2022

I Have a Dream (The Essential Speeches of Dr. Martin Lut) By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063236790
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Published: HarperOne - August 23rd, 2022

The Matter of Black Lives: Writing from the New Yorker By Jelani Cobb, David Remnick Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780063017603
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Published: Ecco - September 27th, 2022

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The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor) Cover Image
By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor)
$38.00
ISBN: 9780593230572
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Published: One World - November 16th, 2021

Roots, Heart, Soul: The Story, Celebration, and Recipes of Afro Cuisine in America By Todd Richards, Amy Paige Condon Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780358612674
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Published: Harvest - February 20th, 2024

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Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora [A Cookbook] By Bryant Terry (Editor) Cover Image
By Bryant Terry (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781984859723
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Published: 4 Color Books - October 19th, 2021

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Homage: Recipes and Stories from an Amish Soul Food Kitchen By Chris Scott, Brittany Conerly (By (photographer)) Cover Image
By Chris Scott, Brittany Conerly (By (photographer))
$35.00
ISBN: 9781797207742
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 20th, 2022

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Watermelon and Red Birds: A Cookbook for Juneteenth and Black Celebrations By Nicole A. Taylor Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781982176211
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 31st, 2022

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My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef: A Cookbook By Kwame Onwuachi, Joshua David Stein Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780525659600
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Published: Knopf - May 17th, 2022