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Black History Month
Dystopian Literature

Black History Month

1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History by Jeffrey C. Stewart
African American Folktales edited by Roger Abrahams
"All Labor Has Dignity" by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ardency by Kevin Young
Autobiography of a People by Herb Boyd
Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, The by Ernest J. Gaines
At the Dark End of the Street by Danielle L. McGuire
Beautiful Struggle, The by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Black History For Beginners by Denise Dennis; illustrated by Susan Willmarth
Black Prophetic Fire by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf
Blood Done Sign My Name by Timothy B. Tyson
Bound for the Promised Land by Kate Clifford Larson
Darkest Child, The by Delores Phillips
Democracy in Black by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
Disintegration by Eugene Robinson
Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama
Extraordinary, Ordinary People by Condoleeza Rice
Fall of the House of Dixie, The by Bruce Levine
Firebrand and the First Lady, The by Patricia Bell-Scott
Fire Next Time, The by James Baldwin
Forever Free by Eric Foner
For Discrimination by Randall Kennedy
From Midnight to Dawn by Jacqueline L. Tobin
Freedom in the Family by Tananarive Due and Patricia Stephens Due
Grace of Silence, The by Michele Norris
Harlem Hellfighters, The by Max Brooks
Harlem Renaissance, The by Steven Watson
Harriet Tubman by Beverly Lowry
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, The by Rebecca Skloot
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
In Search of Our Roots by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
John Brown by W.E.B. Du Bois
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
King of the World by David Remnick
Lady Sings The Blues by Billie Holiday and William Dufty
Legacy edited by Thomas C. Battle and Donna M. Wells
Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou
Letters from Black America edited by Pamela Newkirk
Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict, The by Austin Reed
Life Upon These Shores by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Major by Todd Balf
Malcolm X For Beginners by Bernard Aquina Doctor
Medical Apartheid by Harriet A. Washington
Michelle Obama by Peter Slevin
Muhammad Ali: The King of the Ring by Lewis Helfand
My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass
My Face Is Black Is True by Mary Frances Berry
Negroland by Margo Jefferson
Negro's Civil War by James McPherson
Nigger by Randall Kennedy
Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
Ordinary Light by Tracy K. Smith
Our Nig by Harriet E. Wilson; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Richard J. Ellis
Persistence of the Colorline, The by Randall Kennedy
Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation, The by David Brion Davis
Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, The by
Satchel by Larry Tye
Shades of Glory by Lawrence D. Hogan
Showdown by Wil Haygood
Simple Justice by Richard Kluger
Song for My Fathers by Tom Sancton
Souls of Black Folk, The by W.E.B. Du Bois
Stride Toward Freedom by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sweet Land of Liberty by Thomas J. Sugrue
Tambourines to Glory by Langston Hughes
They Came Before Columbus by Ivan Van Sertima
Time to Break Silence, A by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Trumpet of Conscience, The by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Uncle Tom or New Negro? by Rebecca Carroll
Unforgivable Blackness by Geoffrey Ward
Untold Glory by Alan Govenar
Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington
Voices of Freedom by Henry Hampton
Voices in Our Blood by Jon Meacham
Vintage Hughes by Langston Hughes
Waking from the Dream by David L. Chappell
Warmth of Other Suns, The by Isabel Wilkerson
What I Know for Sure by Tavis Smiley
Where Do We Go from Here by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Why We Can't Wait by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dystopian Literature

1984 by George Orwell
American War by Omar El Akkad
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
Children of Men, The by P. D. James
Circle, The by Dave Eggers
City of Ember, The by Jeanne DuPrau
Eye of Minds, The by James Dashner
Handmaid's Tale, The by Margaret Atwood
Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
Iron Heel, The by Jack London
It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
Legend by Marie Lu
Legend: The Graphic Novel by Marie Lu
Living, The by Matt de la Peña
Matched by Ally Condie
Maze Runner, The by James Dashner
Plot Against America, The by Philip Roth
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
Time Machine, The by H. G. Wells
Watchmen by Alan Moore
We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
World War Z by Max Brooks