10 Unapologetic Books About Race in America

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The Color Purple

The Color Purple

By Alice Walker

The Souls of Black Folk

The Souls of Black Folk

By W. E. B. Du Bois

Books about Race in America

The Fire Next Time

By James Baldwin

Books about Race in America

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

By Michelle Alexander

Books about Race in America

Men We Reaped

By Jesmyn Ward

Books about Race in America

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

By Isabel Wilkerson

Books about Race in America

Song of Solomon

By Toni Morrison

Books about Race in America

Americanah

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Books about Race in America

Native Son

By Richard Wright

Books about Race in America

Black Looks: Race and Representation

By bell hooks