By Cris Batista | Feb 28, 2023

So Much History Yet to Be Made: Books to Read

Organizing & Movement

Even with the end of Black History Month 2023, we must still continue learning from Black history, culture, experiences and organizing. Below we’ve gathered some books by Black and Latine authors we think you should check out. Some speak to the lived experiences in the form of memoir and interview, while others provide historical contexts and research. There’s a mix of nonfiction, fiction, healing offerings — and a kids section too!

Nonfiction + History

Memoirs & Reflections 

Finding Me by Viola Davis

Orgullo Prieto by Tenoch Huerta 

Fiction + Short Stories 

Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat 

How to Escape from a Leper Colony by Tiphanie Yanique

Healing & Self-Care

All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks 

Kids’ Corner 

Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry

Dream Big, Little One by Vashti Harrison 

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