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Black History Month Book Recs

Mostly nonfiction books about figures throughout history

  • Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography by Andy Helfer

  • Now Let Me Fly: A Portrait of Eugene Bullard by Ronald Wimberly

  • Queenie: Godmother of Harlem by Elizabeth Colomba

  • Across the Tracks: Remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre by Alverne Ball

  • Dreaming Eagles by Garth Ennis

  • Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts by Rebecca Hall

  • The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History by David F. Walker

  • Big Black: Stand at Attica by Frank "Big Black" Smith and Jared Reinmuth

  • MPLS Sound by Hannibal Tabu and Joseph Illidge

  • Blues for Lady Day by Paolo Parisi

  • Billie Holiday: The Graphic Novel: Women in Jazz by David Calcano and Ebony Gilbert

  • Showtime at the Apollo by Ted Fox

  • Hendrix: Electric Requiem by Mattia Colombara and Gianluca Maconi

  • Harriet Tubman: Toward Freedom by Whit Taylor

  • Rosa Parks by Mariapaola Pesce and Matteo Mancini

  • March trilogy by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

  • Run by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, L. Fury, and Nate Powell

  • Save It For Later: Promises, Protest, and Parenthood by Nate Powell

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