Book Recommendations

This is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism by Don Lemon

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury & Healing by Dr. Joy Degruy

Breaking The Chains of Psychological Slavery by Na'im Akbar, Ph.D.

Know Thy Self by Na'im Akbar, Ph.D.

Breaking The Curse of Willie Lynch: The Science of Slave Psychology by Alvin Morrow

Black Minds Matter: Realizing the Brilliance, Dignity, and Morality of Black Males in Education by Dr. J. Luke Wood

No BS (Bad Stats): Black People Need People Who Believe in Black People Enough Not to Believe 

Every Bad Thing They Hear about Black People by Ivory A. Toldson

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Divided Sisters by Midge Wilson and Kathy Russell

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

They Can't Kill Us All by Wesley Lowery

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Fatal Invention by Dorothy Roberts

Locking Up Our Own by James Forman

The Miner's Canary by Lani Guiner and Gerald Torres

The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon

Black Womens History of the United States by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali N. Gross

Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad

Killing the Black Body by Dorothy E. Roberts

The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter

The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni by Nikki Giovanni 

From Roots to Wings: Successful Parenting African American Style by Dr. James C Young

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial 

Times to the Present by Harriet A Washington