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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. 

Bangura, Abdul Karim. Black Lives Matter Vs. All Lives Matter: A Multidisciplinary Primer. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2021.

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

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

Chambers, Veronica, and Jennifer Harlan. Call and Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter. New York: Versify/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021.

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

Cobb, Jelani. The Matter of Black Lives : Writing from the New Yorker. New York: Ecco, 2021.

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. 

Dennis, David J. The Movement Made Us: A Father, a Son, and the Legacy of a Freedom Ride. New York: Harper, 2022.

Doyle, Eamon. Police Reform. New York: Greenhaven Publishing, LLC, 2023.

Drew, Kimberly and Jenna Wortham. Black Futures. New York:One World, 2020.

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.

Gitlin, Marty. Black Lives Matter. New York: Greenhaven Publishing, 2019.

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.

Hinderliter, Beth and Steve Peraza. More Than Our Pain: Affect and Emotion in the Era of Black Lives Matter. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2021. 

Johnson, Cedric, et al. The Panthers Can't Save Us Now : Debating Left Politics and Black Lives Matter. New York: Verso, 2022.

Jones, Denisha, Jesse Hagopian, and Opal Tometi. Black Lives Matter at School: An Uprising for Educational Justice. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2020.

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

Kendi, Ibram X. and Keisha N. Blain. Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019. New York: One World, 2021.

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. 

McIlwain, Charlton D. Black software: the Internet and racial justice from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020.

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. 

Murch, Donna Jean. Assata Taught Me: State Violence, Racial Capitalism, and the Movement for Black Lives. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2022. 

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. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2017.

Tyner, Artika R. Black Lives Matter: From Hashtag to the Streets. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Company, 2021.

Walsh, Lauren. Through the Lens: The Pandemic and Black Lives Matter. New York: Routledge, 2022. 

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

Woodly, Deva R. Reckoning: Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Necessity of Social Movements. New York: Oxford University Press, 2022.

Wozolek, Boni. Black Lives Matter in Us Schools : Race, Education, and Resistance. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2022. 



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