HBW Reading List: International Women’s Day

Here’s our quick reading list for International Women’s Day:

We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Letter To My Daughter, Maya Angelou

Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, Gloria Anzaldúa’s

House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros

The Crunk Feminist Collection, Brittney Cooper, Susana M. Morris and Robin M. Boylorn

Krik? Krak!Edwidge Danticat

Women, Race and Class, Angela Y. Davis

Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay

When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America, Paula Giddings

The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni: 1968-1998, Nikki Giovanni

Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines, Alexis Pauline Gumbs

The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America, Tamara Winfrey Harris

Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America, Melissa Harris-Perry

Ain’t I a Woman, bell hooks

Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly

Sister Outsider, Audre Lorde

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name, Audre Lorde

Redefining Realness, Janet Mock

Feminism Without Borders, Chandra Talpade Mohanty

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, Monique W. Morris

The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison

The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy

for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf, Ntozake Shange

The Color Purple, Alice Walker

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban, Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb