Black Lives Matter Book of the Week

See also our Antiracism Book List

We are excited to offer this weekly feature and to share a wide array of books about Black lives in America. Each month we will promote a variety of recent books for adults, young adults, and children. We hope that by bringing these books to our readers' attention we can start to contribute to the nationwide conversation that is occurring.

You can select a book below to read a brief description of it and to find available formats.
  1. Black American Portraits
  2. Kids Book About Racism
  3. Serving Herself
  4. Getaway
  5. Africana
  6. JD and the Great Barber Battle
  7. Birthing Liberation
  8. Burn Down, Rise Up
  9. Art of Ruth E Carter
  10. Bold Words
  11. How We Do It
  12. Love Radio
  13. soil
  14. Bisa Butler Portraits
  15. Swim Team
  16. Above Ground
  17. Black Flamingo
  18. Half American
  19. Day for Rememberin
  20. Body Liberation Project
  21. we werent looking to be found
  22. Wounded World
  23. Freewater
  24. Odyssey of Phillis Wheatley
  25. we are all so good at smiling
  26. Reparations Now
  27. Revolutionary Women
  28. H is for Harlem
  29. Education of Kendrick Perkins
  30. Lifting as We Climb
  31. Love and Justice
  32. Standing in the Need of Prayer
  33. Blk Art
  34. Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute
  35. Master Slave Husband Wife
  36. choosing brave
  37. Previously Owned
  38. Upper World
  39. Grimkes
  40. AphroChic
  41. Real Santa
  42. Under the Skin
  43. How You Grow Wings
  44. Light We Carry
  45. Magnolia Flower
  46. Running While Black
  47. Halfway Home
  48. Root Magic
  49. My People
  50. Inheritance
  51. Against the Hounds of Hell
  52. Black Skinhead
  53. Raising Antiracist Children
  54. We Refuse to Forget
  55. The Hate U Give
  56. My Remarkable Journey
  57. Hurricane Child
  58. Constructing a Nervous System
  59. Kings of BMore
  60. Love and Justice
  61. Agent Josephine
  62. Only Black Girls in Town
  63. Miss Chloe
  64. Planeta Blu
  65. Black Food
  66. My Rainbow
  67. On Juneteenth
  68. Troublemaker for Justice
  69. Black History Book
  70. Clean Getaway
  71. Racism Not Race
  72. Black Girl Unlimited
  73. Torn Apart
  74. Finding Me
  75. The Me I Choose to Be
  76. White Lies
  77. Me (Moth)
  78. Black Joy
  79. This Book is Feminist
  80. Allow Me to Retort
  81. Feminist AF
  82. Chasing Me to My Grave
  83. Recognize
  84. How to Make a Slave
  85. Cant Stop Wont Stop
  86. Angela Davis:  An Autobiography
  87. One Last Word
  88. Reclamation
  89. Black Birds in the Sky
  90. Our African Unconscious
  91. The People Remember
  92. How the Word Is Passed
  93. song below water
  94. Rage of Innocence
  95. Molly of Denali
  96. We Were There
  97. Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask
  98. Read Until You Understand
  99. Algorithms of Oppression
  100. White Smoke
  101. Breaking it Down
  102. Sprouting Wings
  103. You Can Keep that to Yourself
  104. Parker Inheritance
  105. All That She Carried
  106. Long Way Down
  107. We Are Each Other&#39s Harvest
  108. King of Kindergarten
  109. Disordered Cosmos
  110. Blackout
  111. You ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey
  112. One Drop
  113. Tristan Strong
  114. Notes from a Young Black Chef
  115. A Blade So Black
  116. Better Not Bitter
  117. When Aidan Became a Brother
  118. How We Fight for Our Lives
  119. All Boys Aren&#39t Blue
  120. Ground Breaking
  121. Our Skin
  122. Caste
  123. Tell Me Who You Are
  124. Surviving the White Gaze
  125. History of the Black Population of Amherst
  126. Parenting for Liberation
  127. Age of Phillis
  128. Every Body Looking
  129. Time to Teach
  130. Freedom Over Me
  131. Grieving While Black
  132. Concrete Rose
  133. The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  134. Four Hundred Souls
  135. The Oldest Student
  136. Bingo Love
  137. My Grandmother&#39s Hands
  138. Do Lord Remember Me
  139. The Home Place
  140. Black Enough
  141. The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
  142. You Can Keep That to Yourself
  143. King and the Dragon Flies
  144. The Beauty in Breaking
  145. The Truths We Hold
  146. An Indigenous Peoples&#39 History of the United States for Young People
  147. Race After Technology
  148. From Here to Equality - Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century
  149. The City We Became
  150. Dread Nation
  151. Farming While Black
  152. Say Her Name
  153. Vanguard
  154. Towers Falling
  155. Memorial Drive
  156. One Crazy Summer
  157. Brother Robert by Annye C. Anderson - An intimate memoir by blues legend Robert Johnson’s stepsister
  158. Gordon Parks
  159. March - Book 3 161x235.jpg
  160. This Is Major
  161. Stamped
  162. Horace Pippin

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