Category: books

Books About Race on College Campuses

Joining the fight against racial injustice starts with listening to Black voices, sharing resources, and fully educating yourself on the systemic issues that affect Black people. Racism on college campuses affects everyone, and it’s important for all students to acknowledge that non-Black students benefit from a system that has discriminated against Black students. From specific

Meena Harris Inclusive Kids’ Book Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea

Meena Harris, the CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign and niece of California senator Kamala Harris, is releasing her first children’s book, Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea. Based on true events, the empowering story explains how Meena’s mom, Maya, worked with Kamala to build a playground in their building’s courtyard. At its

A Kids Book About Racism Interview With Author Jelani Memory

As a Black father with a blended family, Jelani Memory knew that conversations about racism would be an inevitable part of his six kids’ lives — and not just because of the colors of their skin. Jelani has a strict philosophy for raising his children with “unwavering honesty.” Always upfront with tough topics and desiring

Books About Black History | POPSUGAR Entertainment

For Americans who are new to the fight for racial justice, now is the time to get familiar with this country’s long history of antiracist movements and the figures who led them. As the saying goes, if we don’t learn history, we are doomed to repeat it. History also often leaves behind voices that needed

Antiracist Young Adult Books For Tweens and Teens

In addition to donating, listening, and protesting, part of doing the work to be antiracist allies to the Black community means educating ourselves and our children and turning our hope to eradicate racism into action. Diversifying our family’s bookshelves and reading important works of both fiction and nonfiction by and about Black authors is just

Best Books by Black Women

Diverse literature is more essential than ever in today’s current climate. Books are some of the best tools for developing tolerance and empathy, and few books are as rich and nuanced as those penned by Black women. From memoirs to epics to essential sociological investigations, we’ve rounded up over 100 of the most important works