Book Power

Recommendations from the leadership of UBE Myra McDaniel Chapter
America's Original Sin, Jim Wallis and Bryan Stevenson
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definite History of Racist Ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi
The Half Has Never Been Told, Edward E. Baptist
The Heart of Whiteness, Robert Jensen
The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander
The Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb, Rev. Eric Law
Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race, Debby Irving
White Like Me, Tim Wise

A Suggested Reading List Created by Dr. Derrick Brown

Consider starting here:                                                                
Breaking the Chains of Psychological Slavery, Na'im Akbar
Parable of the Sower, Octavia Butler
The Souls of Black Folks, W.E.B. DuBois
Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Freire                       
Lies My Teacher Told Me, James W. Loewen
There is a River, Vincent Harding
Southern Horrors, Ida B. Wells
The Miseducation of the Negro, Carter G. Woodson (anything by Woodson)
The Ballot of the Bullet (speech), Malcom X
A People's History of the United States, Howard Zinn
The Half Has Never Been Told, Edward E. Baptist

African American Studies
Visions for Black Men, Na'im Akbar
The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander
Faces at the Bottom of the Well, Derrick Bell
Death of Innocence(Emmett Till Murder), Christopher Benson
Nile Valley Contributions to Civilization, Anthony Browder
Black Power, Stokely Carmichael
Black Feminist Thought, Patricia Hill Collins
A Voice from the South, Anna Julia Cooper
Women, Race and Class, Angela Davis
Living to Tell About It, Darrell Dawsey
Darkwater, W.E.B. DuBois
Black Skin, White Masks, Franz Fanon
The Death and Life of Malcolm X, Peter Goldman
We Real Cool, Ain't I a Woman, Bell Hooks
Our America, Lealan & Lloyd Newman Jones
Introduction to Black Studies, Maulana Karenga
Where Do We Go From Here; Letter From a Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King Jr.
Savage Inequalities, Jonathan Kozol
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome, Joy DeGruy Leary
How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America, Mannning Marable
What's Going On?, Nathan McCall
Sister Citizen, Melissa Harris Perry
Black Male Handbook, Kevin Powell
Forty Million Dollar Slaves, William Rhoden
The Debt, Randall Robinson
The Hip Hop Wars, Tricia Rose
The Isis Papers, Frances Cress Welsing
Race Matters, Cornell West