The Black Girl Next Door, Jennifer Baszile

Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He was Black, Gregory Howard Williams

Mudbound, Hillary Jordan

The Wall Between, Anne Braden

Killers of the Dream, Lillian Smith

Carry Me Home, Diane McWhorter

Speak Truth to Power: The Story of Charles Patrick, A Civil Rights Pioneer, Mignette Patrick Dorsey

But for Birmingham: Local and National Movements in the Civil Rights Struggle, Glen Eskew

Speak Now against the Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South, John Egerton

Reporting Civil Rights, Part One: American Journalism 1941-1963, Clayborne Carson, David J. Garrow, Bill Kovach, Carol Polsgrove

Making Whiteness: The Culture of Segregation in the South, 1890-1940, Grace Elizabeth Hale

The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How it Changed America,  Nicholas Lehman

Slave in a Box, Maurice Manring

Aunt Jemima Uncle Ben And Rastus, Marilyn Kern Foxworth

The Color of Water, James McBride

Sundown Towns, James W. Loewen

The Breakthrough, Politics and Race in the Age of Obama, Gwen Ifill

Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America, Laura Wexler

Slavery by Another Name, Douglas Blackmon

Waking from the Dream, Sam Fulwood III

Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby, Stephen L. Carter

White like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son, Tim Wise

The Other Wes Moore, Wes Moore

Notes from No Man’s Land, Eula Biss

Zeitoun, Dave Eggers

Listening is an Act of Love, Dave Isay

Harry Truman and Civil Rights: Moral Courage and Political Risks, Michael R. Gardner
(foreword by George M Elsey & Kweisi Mfume)

Strength for the Fight: A History of Black AMericans in the Military, Bernard C. Nalty

We Were There: Voices of African American Veterans from World War II to the War in Iraq, Yvonne Latty

Lift Every Voice: THe NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement, Patricia Sullivan

Speak Now Against the Day, The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement, John Egerton

Taps for Jim Crow Army, Phillip McGuire

On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of World War II, Jack Hamann

The Invisible Soldier: The Experience of the Black Soldier World War II, Mary Penick Motley

Divided Arsenal: Race and the American State During World War II, Daniel Kryder

Race Rebels: Culture, Politics & The Black Working Class,  Robin D.G Kelley