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4 INSPIRATIONAL BOOKS TO READ ABOUT BLACK HISTORY

by Amara Lawrence on Jan 04, 2023

4 INSPIRATIONAL BOOKS TO READ ABOUT BLACK HISTORY

These amazing and inspirational books are about those who have helped pave the way to a brighter future for many generations to come! As children begins to blossom into early teen years, they are exposed to various aspects of life and become curious about their ancestral roots.

Follow the lives of the many individuals who have had an impact on people of colour, by opening doors, to a better world. 

 

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The fierce 44 Black Americans who shook up the world 

A collective biography written by ESPN’s TheUndefeated.com to highlight forty-four African Americans that helped to created history and help children be inspired

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Dear Martin

The book tells the story of an Ivy League student that becomes a victim of racial profiling.

 

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Young gifted and black

From Oprah Winfrey to Rosa Parks, this book highlights the incredible achievements by these African Americans. It aims to inspire and empower the current generation of change makers.

 

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The Windrush Child

In this book, the author Benjamin Zephaniah aims to showcase the childhood of a kid born in the Windrush generation, that makes its way to the UK.

 

These books are motivational and help children to aspire to reach to the top, be different and stand out from their peers. It reveals true life stories and the struggles of those to get to the top.