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Black Lives Matter: Adult Nonfiction

The following books affirm Black lives, experiences, culture, and offer openings for discussions about racial injustice. Click here for more titles on the topic. 

Between the world and me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
How to be an antiracist by Ibram X Kendi
Soul on ice by 1935- Eldridge Cleaver
The souls of Black folk by 1868-1963 W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt) Du Bois
We matter : athletes and activism by interviewer Etan Thomas
The fire next time by 1924-1987 James Baldwin