Black History Month 2021

Bookworks celebrates Black History Month in February and the Black experience year round. Below are some recent and in demand books on Black history and culture.

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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250756121
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2021

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984880338
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - February 16th, 2021

Just as I Am: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062931061
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - January 26th, 2021

Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802128386
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - January 7th, 2020

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780767915472
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Published: Anchor - January 8th, 2008

Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982129811
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Published: Atria/One Signal Publishers - January 26th, 2021

The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781631491665
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Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062248572
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food: A Cookbook Cover Image
$38.00
ISBN: 9780316480680
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Published: Voracious - October 27th, 2020

Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song (LOA #333): A Library of America Anthology Cover Image
By Kevin Young (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781598536669
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Published: Library of America - October 20th, 2020

The Selected Works of Audre Lorde Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Roxane Gay (Editor), Roxane Gay (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324004615
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 8th, 2020

Nine Days: The Race to Save Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life and Win the 1960 Election Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250155702
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 12th, 2021

Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525575320
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Published: Crown - June 30th, 2020

The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781641603218
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Published: Lawrence Hill Books - November 5th, 2019

His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope Cover Image
By Jon Meacham, John Lewis (Afterword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984855022
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Published: Random House - August 25th, 2020

GLORY: Magical Visions of Black Beauty Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250204561
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 20th, 2020

With Her Fist Raised: Dorothy Pitman Hughes and the Transformative Power of Black Community Activism Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780807008898
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Published: Beacon Press - January 19th, 2021

A Black Women's History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #5) Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780807033555
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Published: Beacon Press - February 4th, 2020

Black Firsts: 500 Years of Trailblazing Achievements and Ground-Breaking Events Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781578596881
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Published: Visible Ink Press - January 1st, 2021

Shirley Chisholm: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (The Last Interview Series) Cover Image
By Shirely Chisholm, Barbara Lee (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612198972
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Published: Melville House - January 26th, 2021

Black History 1619-2019: An Illustrated and Documented African-American History Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781557789440
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Published: Paragon House Publishers - January 15th, 2021

A Promised Land Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250276759
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Published: St. Martin's Press - December 1st, 2020

Light for the World to See: A Thousand Words on Race and Hope Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358539414
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - November 17th, 2020

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250800466
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - November 10th, 2020

This Is Your Time Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593378526
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - November 10th, 2020

A Promised Land Cover Image
By Barack Obama, Barack Obama (Read by)
$65.00
ISBN: 9780525633716
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Published: Random House Audio - November 24th, 2020

2021 Madam Vice President Kamala Harris Wall Calendar: Inspiration from the First Woman in the White House Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781728246567
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Published: Sourcebooks - January 1st, 2021

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Someone Builds the Dream Cover Image
By Lisa Wheeler, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984814333
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Published: Dial Books - March 23rd, 2021

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Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race (First Conversations) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593382639
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - March 16th, 2021

She Persisted: Claudette Colvin Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593115848
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Published: Philomel Books - February 2nd, 2021

Milo Imagines the World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399549083
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

Timelines from Black History: Leaders, Legends, Legacies Cover Image
By DK, Mireille Harper (Foreword by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780744039092
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2021

She Persisted: Harriet Tubman Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593115664
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Published: Philomel Books - January 5th, 2021