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The Complete Oprah’s Book Club List

Oprah's reading list is one of our favorite things.

Explore Britain’s History With the Caribbean in These Andrea Levy Books

Levy examined the complex reality of being a Black woman in a primarily White London. 

The 8 Best Books to Read for Black History Month

Celebrate Black authors with your next book pick.

10 Best Black History Month Books for Kids

Delve into some incredible stories about Black heroes with your children.

Liminal Space: The Work of Nella Larsen

Get to know the brilliant and mysterious Nella Larsen.

8 Books to Read for Juneteenth

Understand the significance of the holiday.

10 Books Like The Color Purple

“Don’t let them run over you...you got to fight.”

Langston Hughes: The Life and Works of A Harlem Renaissance Icon

Get to know one of the most influential poets of the 20th century. 

E.R. Braithwaite Wrangles Unruly High School Students in To Sir, With Love

By treating his students as equals, a schoolteacher creates a unique bond with his class.

10 Books for Black Men to Read

Writer Alexander Montgomery shares his picks.

Read an Excerpt From Overcoming Hate Through Dialogue

Find out what happened when a Muslim politician decided to have coffee with the people who sent her hate mail.

30 Must-Read Books by Black Authors

Celebrate black authors’ fiction, nonfiction and poetry.

10 African American History Books Every American Should Read

Meet extraordinary individuals; explore communities; deepen your understanding of America.