Books to Celebrate MLK Day

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Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?
The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.
I Have a Dream
A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Explore Civil Rights History

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Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
March: Book One
Assata: An Autobiography
Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?
The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.
March Trilogy (Slipcase Set)
I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World
Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
March: Book Three
March: Book Two
Notes of a Native Son
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School
I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary Film Directed by Raoul Peck

Black Voices: Fiction

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The Vanishing Half
The Prophets
The Coldest Winter Ever
Black Buck
Transcendent Kingdom
Sula
The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner)
Heaven, My Home
Invisible Man
Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel
Purple Hibiscus
Song of Solomon
The Color Purple: A Novel
Midnight: A Gangster Love Story
A Deeper Love Inside: The Porsche Santiaga Story

Black Voices: Poetry

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Just Us: An American Conversation
HER
African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song (A Library of America Anthology)
Citizen: An American Lyric
The Rose That Grew From Concrete
The Tradition
Apologies That Never Came
The Complete Poetry
The Selected Works of Audre Lorde
Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose
The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
Homie
Finna: Poems
And Still I Rise
Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating Women

Black Voices: Cookbooks

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The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food
Vegetable Kingdom: The Abundant World of Vegan Recipes
Sweet Potato Soul: 100 Easy Vegan Recipes for the Southern Flavors of Smoke, Sugar, Spice, and Soul : A Cookbook
Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed [A Cookbook]
Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking
The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South
Taste of Country Cooking
Black, White, and The Grey: The Story of an Unexpected Friendship and a Beloved Restaurant
Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails
Black Girl Baking: Wholesome Recipes Inspired by a Soulful Upbringing
The Red Rooster Cookbook: The Story of Food and Hustle in Harlem
Living Lively: 80 Plant-Based Recipes to Activate Your Power and Feed Your Potential
Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home
Sweet Home Café Cookbook: A Celebration of African American Cooking
The New Way to Cake: Simple Recipes with Exceptional Flavor

Books to Start the Antiracism Conversation

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Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America (Signed Book)
The Vanishing Half
Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents
The Fire Next Time
Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?
Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man
The Hate U Give
How to Be an Antiracist
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Between the World and Me
Americanah
His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

Black Voices: Teens & YA

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The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person
Concrete Rose
The Hate U Give
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning
Legendborn
Cinderella Is Dead
Punching the Air
Dear Martin
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha Series #1)
Long Way Down
Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel
Dear Justyce
All American Boys
Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice
Purple Hibiscus

Kids’ Books to Encourage Acceptance & Inclusion

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This Is Your Time
The Day You Begin
All Are Welcome
We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street Series)
I Am Enough
Last Stop on Market Street (Newbery Medal Winner)
Hair Love
Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters
Sulwe
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family
You Matter
The Colors of Us
I Believe I Can
Skin Like Mine (Kids Like Mine Series #2)
The Other Side

Movies

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BlacKkKlansman
Black Panther