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Entertaining Race: Performing Blackness in America
Entertaining Race: Performing Blackness in America
by Michael Eric Dyson

This work is a testament to Dyson's consistent celebration of the outsized impact of African American culture and politics on this country.

Act Like You Got Some Sense: And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me
Act Like You Got Some Sense: And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me
by Jamie Foxx

Foxx shares the story of being raised by his grandmother, the glamour and pitfalls of life in Hollywood, and the lessons he took from both worlds to raise his daughters.

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Ida B. Queen
Ida B. Queen
by Michelle Duster

In this inspiring and accessible biography Duster, Wells' great-granddaughter, tells story of Wells's life, including committing herself to the needs of those with no power and cofounding the NAACP.

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Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts
Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts
by Rebecca Hall

Wake reconstructs the likely past of two female rebels, Adono and Alele, on the slave ship The Unity.

Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays
Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays
by Phoebe Robinson

Phoebe Robinson is back with a new essay collection that is equal parts thoughtful, hilarious, and sharp about human connection, Black excellence, and more.

The Three Mothers
The Three Mothers
by Anna Malaika Tubbs

In her groundbreaking and essential debut scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised some of America's most pivotal heroes.

Just as I Am
Just as I Am
by Cicely Tyson

The Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer tells her stunning story, looking back at her life and six-decade career.

Four Hundred Souls
Four Hundred Souls
by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain

A "choral history" of African Americans covering 400 years of history in the voices of 80 writers.

Incognegro
Incognegro
by Mat Johnson

Zane Pinchback, a black newspaper columnist who "passes" as white and writes about his experiences, becomes involved in a mystery when he investigates the arrest of his brother, who has been charged with the murder of a white woman.

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Heaven My Home
Heaven My Home
by Attica Locke

Texas Ranger Darren Matthews must battle centuries-old suspicions and prejudices, as well as threats that have been reignited in the current political climate, to find a missing boy and save himself.