Black People : Book Recommendation, what should we be reading

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  1. Nfant_De_Milieu

    Nfant_De_Milieu Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Greetings all, if you know of any good books to advise others to read please share. Books from problack, financial gain, spirtual, etc. What else other than the bible, koran, book of mormons, etc?

    1. Jubilee - Margaret Alexander Walker
    2. The Miseducation of the Negro - Carter G. Woodson
     
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    Black Sexual Politics

    By Patricia Hill Collins


    This sista hits the nail on the head about the contemporary portrayal of black sexuality in the media and the negative influence it's having on our youth.
     
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    I recommend 2 books:

    1. "Medisin" by - Dr. Scott Whitaker- this book tell a lot of the corrupt activity that our government takes part in to keep us sick and in the doctor's office and hospitals.

    2. "Mind Control, World Control" - by Jim Keith
     
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    Kaffir Boy - Mark Mathabane..

    Very very great author.. heres his website.. Mathabane.com
     
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    i can relate

    big ups 2 u Nfant D 4 reminding us all (esp me) of the need 2 read!

    i'm a book luver from back n the day. my recommended list includes:

    two thousand seasons, armeh. simply put, the best afrocentric novel ever written (imho). this book is replete w heart rending, incandescent insights, expressed more wondrously than i could say. read it & b enlightened & empowered.

    black labor, white wealth, claude anderson (& his other publications)

    blank check, the pentegons black ops budget, tim weiner

    eyes on the prize, juan williams

    at the river i stand, joan brifess

    parting the waters, taylor branch

    working; &, the great divide, both by studs turkel

    changes, liv ullman

    life & death in shanghai, nien cheng

    here i stand, paul robeson

    fire in the lake, francis fitzgerald

    bury my heart at wounded knee, an indian history of the american west, dee brown

    government racket, washington waste from A - Z, martin l. gross

    the rich get richer, the poor get prison, jeff reiman

    black women in white amerikkka, gerder lerner

    assata, assata shakur

    Malcolm X, an autobiography (o k, u guys knew that wuz comin)
     
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    kente417mojo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Show off!!!!! :thanks: Man, seeing that list makes me realize, I need to get on my J-O-B.
     
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    peace,

    Afrikans & European Holidays books 1 & 2
    by Ishakamusabarashango

    "Columbus & the Afrikan slave trade"
    by Dr. John Henrik Clark
     
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    Isaiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Nfant De Milieu , great idea!!!

    Trouble In Mind - Leon F. Litwack

    The Land Where The Blues Began - Alan Lomax

    The Cultural Unity of Black Africa - Chiehk Anta Diop

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X with Alex Haley

    Black Boy - Richard Wright

    Uncle Tom's Children - Richard Wright

    Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison

    Race First - Tony Martin

    Precolonial Black Africa - Chiekh Anta Diop

    I've Got The Light Of Freedom - Dr. Charles Payne

    Local People - John Dittmer

    There are many more... I will continue to add to this informal book club...

    Peace!
    Isaiah



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    Books that we should read

    The Art of War by Sun Tzu


    The Art of Peace by Morihei Ueshiba


    The Art of Strategy by R.L. Wing


    Guerrilla Warfare by Che Guevara
     
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    i SECOND THIS ONE!
     
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