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Celebrate Black History Month by Reading These 10 Books

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Published on February 1, 2019 - Duration: 01:35s

Celebrate Black History Month by Reading These 10 Books

Celebrate Black History Month by Reading These 10 Books 1.

'Becoming,' by Michelle Obama, is a powerful memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.

2.

'Brown Girl Dreaming,' by Jacqueline Woodson, shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s through vivid poems. 3.

'Freshwater,' by Akwaeke Emezi, details the troubles of a young Nigerian woman who develops separate selves.

4.

'Shook One,' by Charlamagne Tha God, teaches how to channel your fears to fuel success.

5.

'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' by Maya Angelou, is a memoir depicting a broad range of topics and is beloved worldwide.

6.

'How Not To Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People,' by D.L.

Hughley, talks about race, politics and existence as a black American.

7.

'When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir,' by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele, instantly made waves and is endorsed by many, including Oprah.

8.

'Not Without Laughter,' by Langston Huges, tells a 1930s coming-of-age tale by one of modern literature's most recognized African American authors.

9.

'I Can't Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyonce,' by Michael Arceneaux, takes a look at minority life in America.

10.

'The Poet X,' by Elizabeth Acevedo, is about an Afro-Latina who tells her story with in-your-face poetry.

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