I was asked to post a list of good books to read during Black History Month. Here's my top ten in no particular order…
- A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr, Compiled by James M. Washington
- Malcolm & Martin & America: A Dream or a Nightmare; by James Cone
- Free At Last? The Gospel in the African-American Experience; by Carl Ellis
- Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
- Black Profiles in Courage: A Legacy of African-American Achievement by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
- The Sound of Freedom: Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert that Awakened America by Raymond Arsenault
- Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglas and Abraham Lincoln
- The Trials of Phillis Wheatley: America's First Black Poet and Encounters with the Founding Fathers by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
- The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes Edited by Arnold Rampersad
- Finding the Groove: Composing a Jazz-Shaped Faith by Robert Gelinas
What do you suggest?