8 Books to Commemorate Black History Month

Keep February's Black History Month going all year long with histories both real and re-imagined.

Black History Month

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Every February, Americans celebrate Black History Month: a time to recognize the countless achievements of black Americans, as well as their role in U.S. history. In honor of Black History Month, we’re revisiting some of our favorite books that illustrate the past, present, and future of black lives.


Featured Image: Author Zora Neale Hurston at a book fair, New York, NY, circa 1937. PhotoQuest/Getty Images.

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Stella Spiegel

STELLA SPIEGEL is the email marketer for Read It Forward. When she is not busy reading her favorite celebrities’ memoirs, she works on creating enough memories for her future memoir.

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