100 Must-Read African-American Books

Posted: April 17, 2014 in News

100 Must-Read African-American Books

How many have you read? Click items to mark as completed.
1 – THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X by Alex Haley and Malcolm X
2 – Roots
3 – Jubilee
4 – Kindred
5 – Their Eyes Were Watching God
6 – UP FROM SLAVERY by Booker T. Washington
7 – Invisible Man
8 – The Color Purple
9 – Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
10 – Another Country
11 – Go Tell It on the Mountain
12 – I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
13 – The Known World
14 – Plum Bun
15 – The Street
16 – Cane
17 – Black Thunder
18 – Things Fall Apart
19 – The Bluest Eye
20 – Native Son
21 – Uncle Tom’s Children
22 – Assata
23 – Corregidora
24 – Makes Me Wanna Holler
25 – I Put a Spell on You
26 – Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self
27 – The Coldest Winter Ever
28 – Push by Saphire
29 – Dreams from My Father
30 – The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
31 – Race Matters
32 – For Colored Boys
33 – For colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf
34 – Decoded Jay-Z
35 – What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day
36 – Waiting to Exhale
37 – The Other Side of Paradise
38 – The Intuitionist
39 – THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK by W.E.B. Du Bois
40 – The Ways of White Folks
41 – The White Boy Shuffle
42 – Iced
43 – The Women of Brewster Place (novel)
44 – Beloved
45 – The Fire Next Time
46 – Parable of the Talents
47 – One Day My Soul Just Opened Up
48 – The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life
49 – Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
50 – The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave
51 – One More River to Cross
52 – The Warmth of Other Suns
53 – The Wretched of the Earth
54 – Soul on Ice
55 – Devil in a Blue Dress
56 – Sula
57 – Passing
58 – A Lesson Before Dying
59 – Salvage the Bones
60 – The Color of Water
61 – Annie Allen
62 – Clotel
63 – Our Nig
64 – The Bondwoman’s Narrative
65 – Thirty Years as a Slave and Four Years in the White House
66 – Home to Harlem
67 – The Living Is Easy
68 – The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
69 – Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography
70 – I, Tina
71 – The Pittsburgh Cycle
72 – Red River
73 – Maude Martha
74 – Down These Mean Streets
75 – Brothers and Keepers
76 – Crusade for Justice
77 – What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir
78 – Paradise
79 – Manchild in the Promised Land
80 – The Motion of Light in Water
81 – Let Me Live
82 – My American Journey
83 – No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington
84 – A Small Place
85 – Black Boy
86 – Song of Solomon
87 – Holler If You Hear Me
88 – Man in the Middle
89 – Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
90 – Possessing the Secret of Joy
91 – Tar Baby
92 – Not Without Laughter
93 – Showing My Color
94 – How Stella Got Her Groove Back
95 – B-Boy Blues
96 – Colored People: A Memoir
97 – Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine
98 – Black Power
99 – The New Negro
100 – One Way to Heaven
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