MXGM Book Recommendations

Agents of Repression: The FBI's Secret Wars against the Black Panther Party & the American Indian Movement
Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment
Are Prisons Obsolete?
Women, Race & Class
When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America
A Terrible Thunder: The Story of the New Orleans Sniper
Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism
Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center
But Some of Us Are Brave: All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men: Black Women's Studies
Blood in My Eye
Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches
Free the Land: The Republic of New Afrika and the Pursuit of a Black Nation-State
Black Exodus: Black Nationalist and Back-to-Africa Movements, 1890-1910
Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition
Assata: An Autobiography
We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement
The End of Policing
Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race From 4500 B.C. To 2000 A.D.
The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Black-Owned Bookstores


Ashay by the Bay – Bay Area


Cultured Books – Saint Petersburg


Brave and Kind – Decatur

The Listening Tree – Decatur


Semicolon – Chicago


Brain Lair Books – South Bend


Loyalty Bookstores – Silver Spring


Detroit Book City – Detroit

Black Stone Bookstore & Cultural Center – Ypsilanti

New York

Cafe Con Libros – Brooklyn

Sisters Uptown Bookstore – Manhattan

The Lit. Bar Bookstore & Chill – The Bronx


Fulton Street Books & Coffee


Harriet’s Bookshop – Philly

Hakim’s Bookstore – Philly 

Uncle Bobbies Coffee & Books – Philly 

South Carolina

Turning Page – Goose Creek


Harambee Books & Artworks – Alexandria

Books and Crannies – Martinsville

Washington, DC

Loyalty Bookstores

Mahogany Books

Only Online

African Bookstore

Elizabeth’s Bookshop & Writing Center

The Key Bookstore