Freddie Taylor’s Black Empowerment Reading List

During day 3 of the Raising Proud Black Children Challenge chat, someone asked me to post my reading list. This is an incomplete list, but a very good one, in my opinion, and one that is an ongoing concern.

LET ME KNOW HOW MANY YOU HAVE READ, WHICH BOOKS YOU’VE READ, WHAT YOU PLAN ON READING AND WHAT YOU’D RECOMMEND FOR ME AND US?

I’VE READ:

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome – Dr. Joy Degruy

Breaking the Chains of Psychological Slavery by Na’im Akbar – https://amzn.to/2Wfm3Wu

Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington – https://amzn.to/2YhZwew

The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter Godwin Woodson Ph.D. – https://amzn.to/2YhQApn

Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley and Attallah Shabazz Malcolm X – https://amzn.to/2Sipnio

They Came Before Columbus by Ivan Van Sertima – https://amzn.to/3f5sJ24

Stolen Legacy by George J.M. James – https://amzn.to/2W432WU

Selected Writings and Speeches of Marcus Garvey by Marcus Garvey – https://amzn.to/2SiVP4v

Patrice Lumumba: Ahead of His Time by Didier Ndongala Mumbata – https://amzn.to/2WeXtoI

Scramble for Africa by Thomas Pakenham – https://amzn.to/3f5HjXh 

The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap by Mehrsa Baradaran

Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire – by Carol Jenkins – https://amzn.to/3d2KjSq

Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun by Reginald F. Lewis and Blair S. Walker – https://amzn.to/3f3aU3Q

Succeeding Against the Odds by John H. Johnson – https://amzn.to/3d0GdKE

Dirty Little Secrets About Black History, Heroes And Other Troublemakers by Dr. Claud Anderson and Brant Anderson – https://amzn.to/2YjtFtK

Blueprint for Black Power by Amos Wilson – https://amzn.to/3f3QS9h

ON MY UPCOMING READING LIST

Black Labor, White Wealth by Claud Anderson – https://amzn.to/3d2KAVs

Destruction of Black Civilization by Chancellor Williams – https://amzn.to/2YgaFMG

Beyond A Boundary by C.L.R. James – https://amzn.to/2VMgKis

The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar – https://amzn.to/2W9YT43

The African Origin of Civilization by Cheikh Anta Diop – https://amzn.to/3cXBPfu

 

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