20 Books Bursting With Black Joy

“20 Books Bursting With Black Joy” is a curated collection of books that celebrate the Black experience and portray moments of joy, resilience, and triumph. These books not only offer diverse perspectives but also bring to light the beauty and strength within the Black community. Reading these books can provide a refreshing and empowering experience. Here are the 20 books that will leave you uplifted and inspired:

  1. “The Color Purple” by Alice Walker
  2. “Beloved” by Toni Morrison
  3. “Becoming” by Michelle Obama
  4. “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
  5. “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston
  6. “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi
  7. “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  8. “The Water Dancer” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  9. “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros
  10. “Freshwater” by Akwaeke Emezi
  11. “The Mothers” by Brit Bennett
  12. “An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones
  13. “Queenie” by Candice Carty-Williams
  14. “Red at the Bone” by Jacqueline Woodson
  15. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett
  16. “Sing, Unburied, Sing” by Jesmyn Ward
  17. “Such a Fun Age” by Kiley Reid
  18. “Patsy” by Nicole Dennis-Benn
  19. “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie” by Ayana Mathis
  20. “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” by Malcolm X and Alex Haley

These titles explore various genres, including fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, and contemporary literature. Each book offers a unique perspective on the Black experience, celebrating joy and resilience in the face of adversity. Dive into these books and experience the bursting Black joy within their pages.

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