Have you ever wanted to read a good book about black history? Here we have compiled several bibliographies full of suggestions, filterable by title keyword, author, subject, or year. We also have links to find these books at Amazon or in a local library!

Youth Bibliography
Check out this list of books tailored for young readers. Enjoy them yourself, or recommend them to the youth in your life!

Main Bibliography
Browse through this list of books about numerous subjects relating to African American history and issues. Whatever you’re interested in, there’s sure to be something here for you!

Setting Aside Race: Selected books by Black authors in which blackness is not the predominant theme
This curated resource is unfilterable, but hand-picked and categorized by noted librarian Robert Fikes to offer a wealth of books of interest produced by the Black community.

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