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TV Series, Movies, and Documentaries
Other Resources
  • Nerdy Diva
  • TV Series, Movies, and Documentaries
  • 13th, Directed by Ava DuVernay – Netflix
  • When They See Us, Directed by Ava DuVernay – Netflix
  • The Hate U Give, Directed by George Tillman Jr.
  • American Son, Directed by Kenny Leon – Netflix
  • High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, Directed by Roger Ross Williams – Netflix
  • If Beale Street Could Talk, Directed by Barry Jenkins
  • Fruitvale Station, Directed by Ryan Coogler
  • I Am Not Your Negro, Directed by Raoul Peck
  • Just Mercy, Directed by Daniel Cretton
  • John Lewis: Good Trouble, Directed by Dawn Porter
  • Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, Created by Emmanuel Acho
  • Rodney King, Spoken Word, Directed by Spike Lee
  • Loving, Directed by Jeff Nichols
  • Cops and Robbers, Directed by Arnon Manor and Timothy Ware-Hill
  • Whose Streets, Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis
  • Trial 4, Directed by Rémy Burkel
  • Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992, Directed by John Ridley
  • Strong Island, Directed by Yance Ford
  • The Two Killings of Sam Cooke, Directed by Kelly Duane de la Vega
  • What Happened Miss Simone?, Directed by Liz Garbus
  • Books
  • “The New Jim Crow- Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander
  • “Raising Our Hands” by Jenna Arnold
  • “Between the World and Me” by Ta Nehisi Coates
  • “Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower” by Dr. Brittany Cooper
  • “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism” by Robin DiAngelo, PhD
  • “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race” by Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • “On Juneteenth” by Annette Gordon-Reed
  • “How To Be An Antiracist” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
  • “So You Want to Talk about Race” by Ijeoma Oluo
  • “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations about Race” by Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD
  • “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism” by Edward E. Baptist
  • “Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America” by W. Caleb McDaniel
  • “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
  • “They Were Her Property” by Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers
  • “Stony the Road” by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  • “The Water Dancer” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead
  • “My Vanishing Country” by Bakari Sellers
  • “We Were Eight Years in Power” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • “Black Pain” by Terrie Williams
  • “The Fire Next Time” by James Baldwin
  • “Here I Stand” by Paul Robeson
  • “The Warmth of Other Suns” by Isabel Wilkerson
  • “The Strange Career of Jim Crow” by C. Vann Woodward
  • “Mirror to America” by John Hope Franklin
  • “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson
  • “How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America” by Clint Smith
  • “How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America” by Heather Cox Richardson
  • “Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019” eds. Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
  • “You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience” eds. Tarana Burke and Brene Brown
  • “Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination” by Robin D.G. Kelley
  • “Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own” by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
  • For Kids and Teenagers

  • “All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom” by Angela Johnson, illustrated by E. B. Lewis
  • “Juneteenth for Mazie” written and illustrated by Floyd Cooper
  • “The Story of Juneteenth: An Interactive History Adventure” by Steven Otfinoski
  • “Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life” by Ashley Bryan
  • “Juneteenth Jamboree” by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Yvonne Buchanan
  • “Black History for Beginners” by Denise Dennis, illustrated by Susan Willmarth
  • “Wagon Wheels” by Barbara Brenner, illustrated by Don Bolognese
  • “Freedom’s a-Callin Me” by Ntozake Shange, illustrated by Rod Brown
  • “Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave” by Laban Carrick Hill, illustrated by Bryan Collier
  • “Escape From Slavery: Five Journeys to Freedom” by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Charles Lilly
  • “Sulwe” by Lupita Nyong’o
  • “Brown Girl Dreaming” by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Black Heroes: A Black History Book for Kids: 51 Inspiring People from Ancient Africa to Modern-Day U.S.A. (book)
  • Books, authors and illustrators that won Coretta Scott King awards for excellence in Black children’s literature.
  • Books about black girlhood on A Mighty Girl
  • Free reading guides for Black children’s and young adult books on Teaching Books