10 Books Every Black Woman Should Read

by Yasmin Young aka @DJYasminYoung
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Essence magazine has compiled a list of “50 Books Every Black Woman Should Read.”  Check out their list and let me know if you would recommend any of the books! Here are their top 10. For the complete list, visit!

1. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
2. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
3. Sister Citizen by Melissa Harris-Perry
4. The Miseducation of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson
5. Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson by George Jackson
6. Cane by Jean Toomer
7. The Prisoner’s Wife by Asha Bandele
8. Krik? Krak? by Edwidge Danticat
9. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
10. The Blacker the Berry by Wallace Thurman

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