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Black Lives Matter and the Black Experience: What to Read

A collection of resources that highlights the experiences of Black people. It also includes learning tools, data, and ways to contribute.

Books/ebooks (through SMCCD Library or Peninsula Library System)

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• Timelines

• A roundup of African American bibliographies on Cultural Front


Poetry
• Poetry by black writers, 2000 - 2019
• 160 volumes of poetry by black women, 2000 - 2019

2020
• May 21: A book list for black boys
• February 23: A checklist of Black Arts-related scholarship, 1999 - 2018

2019
• December 24: Poetry by black writers, 2000 - 2019
• December 21: Novels by black writers, 2000 - 2019
• December 17: Books about Hip Hop, 2000 - 2019
• December 16: Short story collections by black writers, 2000 - 2019
• November 19: A Roundup of African American single-author studies
• November 19: A Bibliography of Black Writer Biographies
• November 16: 50 Black Autobiographies and Memoirs, 1845 - 2019
• August 30: 110 novels by black men, 2000 - 2019
• August 25: 160+ novels by black women, 2000 - 2019
• June 29: 160 volumes of poetry by black women, 2000 - 2019
• June 9: From Jubilee to The Water Dancer: 25 novels about slavery

2018
• August 19: 50 scholarly books on black poetry, 1997-2018

2016
• May 29: Black men writers and creativity, 1995 - 2016
• May 27: The greatest 25 years in African American women's writing?

2015
• October 17: Books on Hip Hop

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• Books noted lists