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Black History Month celebrates the achievements of Black Americans and recognizes and honors the powerful role Black Americans have played in the past, the present and our future.

Here are just some of the outstanding books we have in our NCW Libraries collection that celebrate Black History and Black Americans.

Four Hundred Souls by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain – printeBookeAudiobook

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi – printeBook

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds (Young Adult), printeBookeAudiobook

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrice Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele – printeBookeAudiobook

The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones (editor) – print

His Truth is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope by Jon Meacham – print, eBookeAudiobook

March, Book One by John Lewis (Graphic Novel) – printeBook

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin – printeBookeAudiobook

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander – printeBookeAudiobook

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou – printeBookeAudiobook

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates – printeBookeAudiobook

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon – printeBook

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight – printeBookeAudiobook

The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley – print

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison – printeBookeAudiobook

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson – printeBook

Caste: The Origins of our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson – printeBook, eAudiobook

The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. by Peniel E Joseph – print

Our Time is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America by Stacey Abrams – printeBookeAudiobook

The Narrative of Sojourner Truth by Sojourner Truth – printeBook

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs- printeBookeAudiobook

Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup- printeBookeAudiobook

Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom by Catherine Clinton- print

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass- printeBookeAudiobook

Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History,1513-2008 by Henry Louis Gates Jr.- print

Separate: The Story of Plessy vs. Ferugson, and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation by Steve Luxenberg – printeBook

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