15 Free Ebooks By Black Women

We're on an ongoing quest to spread the brilliance of Black women. That's why we suggest y...

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We're on an ongoing quest to spread the brilliance of Black women. That's why we suggest you read these books and watch these videos. Book hoarders know that constant purchases can add up, so here are a few to add to your collection.

Update: Many of these links have been disabled. We apologize and we will try to restore as many as possible. 



The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander

or purchase The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness



Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman: Voice and the Embodiment of a Costly Performance - Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant

or purchase Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman: Voice and the Embodiment of a Costly Performance



Black Feminist Thought - Patricia Hill Collins

or purchase Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment (Routledge Classics)



Black Sexual Politics
- Patricia Hill Collins

or purchase Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism



Angela Davis: An Autobiography - Angela Davis

or purchase Angela Davis: An Autobiography



Are Prisons Obsolete - Angela Davis

or purchase Angela Davis: An Autobiography



If They Come In The Morning - Angela Davis



Women, Race and Class - Angela Davis



All About Love - bell hooks

or purchase All About Love: New Visions



Feminism is for Everybody - bell hooks



I Am Your Sister: Collected and Unpublished Writings of Audre Lorde - Audre Lorde

or purchase I Am Your Sister: Collected and Unpublished Writings of Audre Lorde



Sula - Toni Morrison

or purchase Sula



Killing the Black Body: Race Reproduction and the Meaning of Liberty - Dorothy Roberts

or purchase Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty



Assata: An Autobiography - Assata Shakur

or purchase Assata: An Autobiography



Skin Deep Spirit Strong: The Black Female Body in American Culture - Kimberly Wallace-Sanders

or purchase Skin Deep, Spirit Strong: The Black Female Body in American Culture


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