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Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New York: New Press, 2012.

Alkebulan, Paul. Survival Pending Revolution: The History of The Black Panther Party. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2007.

Anderson, Devery S. Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2015.

Austin, Curtis J. Up Against The Wall: Violence In The Making and Unmaking of The Black Panther Party. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2006.

Bradford, Edwards S, and Duchess Harris. Black Lives Matter. North Mankato, MN: Essential Lbrary, 2016

Carmichael, Stokely and Charles V. Hamilton. Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America. New York: Random House, 1967.

Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the World and Me. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2015.

Davis, Angela J. Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment. New York: Vintage Books, 2018. 

Davis, Angela Y. Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2016.

Du Bois, W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk: Authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism. New York: W.W. Norton, 1999.

Fulton, Sybrina, and Tracy Martin. Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2018.

Ginzburg, Ralph. 100 Years of Lynchings. Baltimore: Black Classic Press, 1988.

Hillstrom, Laurie Collier. Black Lives Matter: From a Moment to a Movement. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2018.

Khan-Cullors, Patrisse and Asha Bandele. When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2020. 

KendiIbram X. How to Be an Antiracist. New York: One World, 2019. 

Kendi, Ibram X. Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. New York: Nation Books, 2016.

Lowery, Wesley. They Can't Kill Us All: The Story of the Struggle for Black Lives. New York: Back Bay Books, 2017. 

McSpadden, Lezley, and Lyah B. LeFlore. Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown. New York: Regan Arts, 2016.

Morris, Monique W, Mankaprr Conteh, and Melissa Harris-Perry. Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools. New York: The New Press,, 2018.

Rushdy, Ashraf H. A. American Lynching. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.

Taylor, Keeanga-Yamahtta. From #blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2016.

Till-Mobley, Mamie, and Christopher Benson. The Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime that Changed American. New York: Random House, 2003.

Thomas, Jackson. Policing Ferguson, Policing America: What Really Happened-and What the Country Can Learn from It. Skyhorse Publishing, 2017.

Williams, Robert F. Negroes with Guns. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1998.


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