Recommended reading and viewing for Black History Month

The following is a bibliography of recommended reading for Black History Month. There are two copies of each title available for us provided by the Faith Education team.

  • “Why We Can’t Wait” by Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • “The Souls of Black Folk” by W. E. B. DuBois
  • “Tears We Cannot Stop” by Michael Eric Dyson
  • “The Grace of Silence” by Michele Norris
  • “White Fragility: Why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism” by Robin Diangelo
  • “The Lonely African” by Colin M. Turnbull
  • “Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home” by Anita Hill
  • “Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal” by Andrew Hacker

Filmography (from 2018)

  • Green Book

Here are some recommended films available through your streaming service or in theaters is Fresno. 2018 was quite a year for movies directed, written and performed by people of color.

  • Blackkklansman
  • Black Panther
  • Blindspotting
  • Sorry to Bother You
  • The Hate U Give
  • If Beale Street Could Talk

(from 2017 and earlier)

  • Get Out
  • Fruitvale
  • Fences
  • Straight Outta Compton
  • Barbershop
  • Boyz in the Hood
  • Purple Rain
  • Do the Right Thing
  • 4 School Girls