And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Alex Haley and the Books That Changed a Nation by Robert J. Norrell
African American Almanac: 400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence by Lean'tin L. Bracks
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History From Dutch Village to Capital of Black America by Jonathan Gill
Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America by Cameron McWhirter