Good Cop, Black Cop: Guilty Until Proven Innocent A Memoir by Clayton Moore
Authority Publishing, February 15, 2021
This memoir gives a unique perspective on the topic of Black Lives Matter, as it discusses racism on both sides of the thin blue line.
The Matter of Black Lives: Writing from The New Yorker by Jelani Cobb and David Remnick
Ecco, September 28, 2021
The Matter of Black Lives is a collection of writing from The New Yorker containing real-world stories talking about the trials and triumphs of the Black community in America.
ANCIENT BLACK CIVILIZATIONS MATTER by Procopius Canning
Independently published, October 11, 2020
This well-researched book provides interesting, and useful, information on ancient black civilizations and shows how that history ties into current events.
When We Say Black Lives Matter by Maxine Beneba Clarke
Candlewick, September 7, 2021
This book aims to explain to a Black child what Black Lives Matter means – in a beautifully poetic way.
Resurrection Hope: A Future Where Black Lives Matter by Kelly Brown Douglas
Orbis, November 17, 2021
Resurrection Hope evaluates the Black Lives Matter movement in relation to faith.
The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of an Idea by Christopher J. Lebron
Oxford University Press; 1st edition, June 1, 2017
Christopher Lebron provides a short, but detailed, history of the origins of Black Lives Matter.
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele
St. Martin’s Griffin; Reprint edition, January 14, 2020
Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, partners with activist and journalist Asha Bandele to share the stories that lead to the creation of Black Lives Matter and what the movement is doing now.
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa
Viking, May 17, 2022
His Name is George Floyd, shares the story of George Floyd – the man whose story thrust the Black Lives Matter movement into the forefront of the public eye.
Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation by Linda Villarosa
Doubleday, June 14, 2022A different take on the Black Lives Matter Movement, Linda Villarosa evaluates the disparity that many Black communities are facing when it comes to health and living standards.
Black Lives Matter at School by Jesse Hagopian and Denisha Jones
Haymarket Books, December 8, 2020
This book evaluates how the concept of Black Lives Matter can be used to increase educational equality.