African American Experience

Fiction and non-fiction from the 1880s to the present
Assata (Biography) /

Assata (Biography)

The Yellow House (Biography) /

The Yellow House (Biography)

Wilmington's Lie (Nonfiction) /

Wilmington's Lie (Nonfiction)

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (Nonfiction) /

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (Nonfiction)

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? (Nonfiction) /

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? (Nonfiction)

When They Call You a Terrorist (Biography) /

When They Call You a Terrorist (Biography)

The Warmth of Other Suns (Nonfiction) /

The Warmth of Other Suns (Nonfiction)

The Vanishing Half /

The Vanishing Half

The Underground Railroad /

The Underground Railroad

The Undefeated (Children's Poetry) /

The Undefeated (Children's Poetry)

Twelve Years a Slave /

Twelve Years a Slave

Their Eyes Were Watching God /

Their Eyes Were Watching God

The Sword and the Shield (Biography) /

The Sword and the Shield (Biography)

The Sun is Also a Star (Teen Fiction) /

The Sun is Also a Star (Teen Fiction)

Sulwe (Picture Book) /

Sulwe (Picture Book)

Such a Fun Age /

Such a Fun Age

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You (Teen Nonfiction) /

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You (Teen Nonfiction)

Stamped From the Beginning /

Stamped From the Beginning

The Souls of Black Folks /

The Souls of Black Folks

So You Want to Talk About Race /

So You Want to Talk About Race

Sing, Unburied, Sing /

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Roots /

Roots

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Children's Fiction) /

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Children's Fiction)

Rock My Soul: Black People and Self Esteem /

Rock My Soul: Black People and Self Esteem

Red at the Bone /

Red at the Bone

A Raisin in the Sun (Drama) /

A Raisin in the Sun (Drama)

The Poet X (Teen Nonfiction) /

The Poet X (Teen Nonfiction)

Piecing Me Together (Teen Fiction) /

Piecing Me Together (Teen Fiction)

The People Could Fly (Children's Nonfiction) /

The People Could Fly (Children's Nonfiction)

The Parable of the Sower (Science Fiction) /

The Parable of the Sower (Science Fiction)

The Color of Law (Nonfiction) /

The Color of Law (Nonfiction)

The New Jim Crow (Nonfiction) /

The New Jim Crow (Nonfiction)

Native Son (Fiction) /

Native Son (Fiction)

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Biography) /

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Biography)

Me and White Supremacy (Nonfiction) /

Me and White Supremacy (Nonfiction)

Kindred (Science Fiction) /

Kindred (Science Fiction)

Just Mercy (Nonfiction) /

Just Mercy (Nonfiction)

Invisible Man (Fiction) /

Invisible Man (Fiction)

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Nonfiction) /

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Nonfiction)

I'm Still Here (Nonfiction) /

I'm Still Here (Nonfiction)

How to Be Less Stupid About Race (Nonfiction) /

How to Be Less Stupid About Race (Nonfiction)

How to Be An Antiracist (Nonfiction) /

How to Be An Antiracist (Nonfiction)

How Not to Get Shot (Humor) /

How Not to Get Shot (Humor)

Homegoing (Fiction) /

Homegoing (Fiction)

Henry's Freedom Box (Picture Book) /

Henry's Freedom Box (Picture Book)

The Hate U Give (Teen Fiction) /

The Hate U Give (Teen Fiction)

Hair Love (Picture Book) /

Hair Love (Picture Book)

Go Tell It on the Mountain (Fiction) /

Go Tell It on the Mountain (Fiction)

For Colored Girls (Drama) /

For Colored Girls (Drama)

The Fire Next Time (Nonfiction) /

The Fire Next Time (Nonfiction)

The Fifth Season (Science Fiction) /

The Fifth Season (Science Fiction)

The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks (Poetry) /

The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks (Poetry)

Devil in a Blue Dress (Mystery) /

Devil in a Blue Dress (Mystery)

Dear Martin (Teen Fiction) /

Dear Martin (Teen Fiction)

The Color Purple (Fiction) /

The Color Purple (Fiction)

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes /

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni /

The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni

Chocolate Me (Picture Book) /

Chocolate Me (Picture Book)

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents (Nonfiction) /

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents (Nonfiction)

Brown Girl Dreaming (Children's Fiction) /

Brown Girl Dreaming (Children's Fiction)

Between the World and Me (Biography) /

Between the World and Me (Biography)

The Bluest Eye (Novel) /

The Bluest Eye (Novel)

Black Boy (Biography) /

Black Boy (Biography)

Beloved (Fiction) /

Beloved (Fiction)

Becoming (Biography) /

Becoming (Biography)

Barracoon: The Last Black Cargo (Nonfiction) /

Barracoon: The Last Black Cargo (Nonfiction)

The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Nonfiction) /

The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Nonfiction)

The Color of Money (Nonfiction) /

The Color of Money (Nonfiction)

Black Brother, Black Brother (Children's Fiction) /

Black Brother, Black Brother (Children's Fiction)

Americanah (Novel) /

Americanah (Novel)

An American Marriage (Novel) /

An American Marriage (Novel)

All American Boys (Teen Fiction) /

All American Boys (Teen Fiction)