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When it comes to Black history books, there are a whole lot to choose from. So getting down to 10, is not just hard, its pretty impossible. So keep in mind, these choices are a mixture of some classics and some new takes on Black history and the list is not meant to be definitive.

That said, these are a group of reads that take on certain aspects of Black history from slavery all the way to contemporary times. If you’re looking for something new to read, start here and continue to explore the rich history of African-Americans books this month and beyond!

The Warmth Of Other Suns

Isabel Wilkerson

Though it came out in 2010, The Warmth of Other Sons soon became a classic of its genre. Its rich story, told by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson, tells of the journey of African-Americans from the Deep South to other parts of the country and the impact of that move.

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2 thoughts on “The Top Ten Black History Books

  1. Mac Daddy on said:

    It is oft been stated, if you want to hide something from blacks, put it in a book. I guess it more true today than ever. D, L, Special, where are the resident, smart, well read, strong black women?

  2. Mrknowitall on said:

    Slavery, Islam and diaspora. A book about the Muslim slave cartels in Africa
    ———————————- Arab Muslim world; Architect of slave Trade in Africa.

    Don’t read these books unless you want to know the history of the black & brown Muslim slave hunters in Africa.

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