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Juneteenth Recs

Juneteenth is a day to celebrate true independence. Here are some books to honor emancipation.

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

  • Kindred by Octavia Butler, Damian Duffy, & John Jennings

  • Run For It: Stories Of Slaves Who Fought For Their Freedom by Marcelo d'Salete

  • Still I Rise by Roland Laird, Taneshia Laird, & Elihu “Adofo” Bey

  • Nat Turner by Kyle Baker

  • Strange Fruit (series) by Joel Christian Gill

  • Harriet Tubman: Toward Freedom by Whit Taylor & Kazimir Lee

  • The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave's Journey from Bondage to Freedom by David F. Walker & Damon Smyth

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