You’ve just got use your has selected 14 books by Black authors that are so necessary to read right now–from children’s books to romance novels.
Whether it’s a love story of which Black women rarely get to be the star, or the uncovering of Black history that needs to be passed down throughout generations, these books tell our story.
He also sheds light on the rural and forgotten people in his state, who are dealing with dwindling factories, hospitals and media Vanishing Half (June Song Below Water (June 2)
Bethany C. Morrow writes about Black mermaids and sisterhood, which proves to be the strongest black girl magic ever the Things We Never Knew (June 9)
Two Texas basketball stars meet on the court and lock eyes.
Hidden Superpower (June 9)
Good Morning America correspondent and anchor Adrienne Bankert writes about the transformative power of The Tangled History of Black Hair Culture (June 23)
BBC race correspondent Emma Dabiri explores how Black hair and its texture has been politicized and stigmatized.
The Origins of Our Discontents (August 11)
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson explores America's hidden caste system and the best way to dismantle Grown (August 18)
If you're looking for a new picture book for your little one, get into this true story of how Tony Hillery turned a vacant lot into a beautiful Entertainment Brit Bennett