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10 books about Black culture
Pick up one of these featured titles on Black culture in May 2021.
1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History by Jeffrey C. Stewart
This book was published 23 years ago by Crown and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.
A comprehensive and entertaining account of the most significant events, individuals, and social movements in African American history is presented in a concise, easy-to-read format
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
Category: Personal Transformation
This book was published 3 years ago by Beacon Press and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.
Explores counterproductive reactions white people have when discussing racism that serve to protect their positions and maintain racial inequality.
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum
Category: Adolescent Psychology
This book was published 4 years ago by Basic Books and takes approximately 15.5 hours to read.
The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism-now fully revised and updated Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy? Beverly Daniel Tatum, a renowned authority on the psychology of racism, argues that straight talk about our racial identities is essential if we are serious about enabling communication across racial and ethnic divides. These topics have only become more urgent as the national conversation about race is increasingly acrimonious. This fully revised edition is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the dynamics of race in America. "An unusually sensitive work about the racial barriers that still divide us in so many areas of life."-Jonathan Kozol
Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 by Ibram X. Kendi
Category: Black & African American
This book was published this year by One World and takes approximately 17.6 hours to read.
"A 'choral history' of African Americans covering 400 years of history in the voices of 80 writers, edited by the bestselling, National Book Award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain. Last year marked the four hundredth anniversary of the first African presence in the Americas--and also launched the Four Hundred Souls project, spearheaded by Ibram X. Kendi, director of the Antiracism Institute of American University, and Keisha Blain, editor of The North Star. They've gathered together eighty black writers from all disciplines -- historians and artists, journalists and novelists--each of whom has contributed an entry about one five-year period to create a dynamic multivoiced single-volume history of black people in America"--
Black Deaf Lives Matter: A fun coloring & activity book about Black Deaf life, history, culture & sign language by Lissa D. Ramirez-Stapleton
Category: Inclusive Education
This book was published this year by Independently published and takes approximately 1.8 hours to read.
Innovative ideas are never easily accepted. Due to the electronic revolution of the information supply new management tools and infrastructures were required. The as simple as brilliant tool the ISBN which assigns each book with a unique number has contributed vastly to the global book and information market.
We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street) (Pictureback(R)) by Bobbi Kates
Category: Prejudice & Racism
This book was published 29 years ago by Random House Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
Illustrations and simple rhyming text show that while the body parts of various human and Muppet characters may look different, they have similar uses.
Unseen: Unpublished Black History from the New York Times Photo Archives by Dana Canedy
Category: Collections, Catalogues & Exhibitions
This book was published 4 years ago by Black Dog & Leventhal and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
Hundreds of stunning images from black history have long been buried in the New York Times archives. None of them were published by the Times--until now. Unseen uncovers these never-before published photographs and investigates the stories behind them. In February 2016, Darcy Eveleigh, Dana Canedy, Damien Cave, and Rachel Swarms discovered dozens of photographs--and explored the history behind them--and chronicled them in the popular blog series Unpublished Black History. This book dives even deeper in the Times photo archives--known as the Morgue--to showcase 120 more photographs and their untold stories. The month-long series was overwhelmingly well-received and garnered 1.7 million views and thousands of comments from readers. The never-before-published photographs include a 27-year-old Jesse Jackson leading a rally of 4,000 people in Chicago, Rosa Parks arriving at a Montgomery Courthouse, and a candid behind-the-scenes shot of Aretha Franklin backstage at the Apollo Theater. Were the photos--or the people in them--not deemed newsworthy enough? Did the images not arrive in time for publication? Were they pushed aside by words at an institution long known as the Gray Lady? Eveleigh, Canedy, Cave, and Swarms explore all these questions and more in this one-of-a-kind book.
Latina Looks Like Me: latina como yo by Rukia K
Category: Children's Books
This book was published this year by Latina Looks Like Me and takes approximately 0.8 hours to read.
"Latina Looks Like Me" is a book series that depicts the importance of embracing characteristics that make us unique. The book will teach young girls how to confidently embrace their culture and boldly share their experiences with the world.?
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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