Keisha N. Blain and Sowande’ Mustakeem on your summer reading list:
“In today’s post, Sowande’ Mustakeem and Keisha N. Blain offers 70 Recent History Books by Black Women–
“In recognition of the dynamic work being done by black women scholars, here is a list of 70 new and forthcoming books on a range of topics from the era of slavery to the post-Civil Rights era. This list is an expansion of Sowande’ Mustakeem’s original #TheHistorySoundtable list of 40 key works by black women scholars. In the days following its release, we saw a need to further expand the list, broadening the selections to include additional new and forthcoming books that capture the range and depth of black women historian’s scholarly contributions.
The books listed below shed light on how black women scholars are shaping and defining the fields of United States history, African history, and African Diaspora History.”