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Bklyn BookMatch African American History and Literature

books related to Black history, culture and literature.

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The Black history of the White House

Clarence Lusane. |

This work links African American history and the careers of various American presidents.


Octavia E. Butler. |

This novel is written by a notable African American author.

Native son

by Richard Wright ; with an introduction, "How 'Bigger' was born," by the author ; afterword by John Reilly. |

This work is a challenged or banned book by an African American Author.

The dream keeper and other poems

Langston Hughes ; illustrations by Brian Pinkney. |

An alternative look into the black experience through lyrical poems, songs, and blues.