the mis education of the negro


Nine Ninety-nine Cents African American E-books

Great Speeches by African Americans: Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barack Obama, and Others by James Daley  [BOOK LINK]

The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois  [BOOK LINK]

Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes  [BOOK LINK]

Unmistakably Black: Sculpture and Paintings From The World’s First Civilisation by Anu M'Bantu  [BOOK LINK]

Twelve Years a Slave: Plus Five American Slave Narratives, Including Life of Frederick Douglass, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Life of Josiah Henson, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Up From Slavery by Solomon Northup  [BOOK LINK]

Narrative of Sojourner by Sojourner Truth  [BOOK LINK]

Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington  [BOOK LINK]

The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter Godwin Woodson  [BOOK LINK]

When I Was a Slave: Memoirs from the Slave Narrative Collection edited by Norman R. Yetman  [BOOK LINK]

Tú siempre serás mi excepción favorita, esa regla que he roto varias veces, eso que negué, lo inimaginable, eso a lo que dije nunca más.

inkofascholar asked“Can you recommend some books you think are must reads?”

  • “The New Jim Crow”- Michelle Alexander
  • “The Mis-Education of the Negro”- Dr. Carter G. Woodson
  • “The Failures of Integration”- Sheryll Cashin
  • every book by Junot Diaz
  • “Down These Mean Streets”- Piri Thomas
  • “Soul Kiss”- Shay Youngblood
  • “Corregidora”- Gayl Jones
  • “A Wedding in Haiti”- Julia Alvarez
  • “In the Time of the Butterflies”- Julia Alvarez
  • “Before We Were Free”- Julia Alvarez
  • “In the Name of Salome”- Julia Alvarez
  • anything by James Baldwin

That’s all I can think of off the top of my head