I stole this idea from godzilla-reads. Support Black authors and Black-owned independent bookstores. I'm originally from South Bend, Indiana, so I'm biased in favor of Brain Lair Books, owned and operated by an African-American woman.
These are non-affiliate links to pages within this blog. Each page contains a review and further details about the book:
Around the Way Girl by Taraji P. Henson - nonfiction - memoir/autobiography
Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston - nonfiction - American history/African-American folklore
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi - YA fiction
Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul by Eddie S. Glaude Jr. - nonfiction
Hustling 101: Selling Your Talent Without Selling Your Soul by Rebecca Scott - nonfiction
I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan - contemporary adult fiction
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison - children's nonfiction - biography, picture books
Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - fiction
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
In the comments, please feel free to leave suggestions for other books by Black authors and your favorite Black-owned independent book store.