"Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy" by Darryl Pinckney
"The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United Statesby Alexander Keyssar
"Give Us The Ballot: The Modern Struggle For Voting Rights in Americaby Ari Berman
“The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of an Idea” by Christopher J. Lebron
“No one is coming to save us” by Stephanie Powell
“When they call you a terrorist: A black lives matters memoir” by Patrisse Cullors and Asha Bandele
"Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
“Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
"Black Enough" by Ibi Zoboi
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation” by Keeanga-Yamahtta
"Becoming" by Michelle Obama
"Suspicion Nation:  The Inside Story of Treyvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It" by Lisa Bloom
"The house that race built: Original essays by Toni Morrison, Angela Y. Davis, Cornel West and others on Black Americans and politics in America today" by Wahneema Lubiano
"The Condemnation of Blackness" by Khalil Gibran Muhammad
"Freshwater" by Akwaeke Emezi
“Between the world and me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
“Well Read Black Girl” by Glory Edim
"How to Be an Antiracist" by Ibram X Kendi
"The New Jim Crow" by Michelle Alexander
"Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements
by Charlene Carruthers
"Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? Police Violence and Resistance in the United States"
Foreword by Alicia Garza
"The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas
"How Not to Get Shot" by D.L. Hughley and Doug Moe

"Queenie" by Candice Carty-Williams

"Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates

"Black Leopard, Red Wolf" by Marlon James

"Living Lively" by Haile Thomas

"How We Fight For Our Lives: A Memoir" by Saeed Jones

"Kindred" by Octavia Butler

"Salvage The Bones" by Jesmyn Ward

"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou

"Cape Verdean Blues" by Shauna Barbosa

"Lucy" by Jamaica Kincaid

"Water Carrier" by Nakia Hill

"Notes From A Young Black Chef" by Kwame Onwuachi

"We Can't Breathe" by Jabari Asim

 "More Than Enough" by Elaine Welteroth

"Itan" by Stephen Hamilton

"Open City" by Teju Cole