Black August Resource List 2021

As part of our commemoration of Black August, we compiled a list of books authored by Black freedom fighters and political education resources. At the end of the month, we will hold a teach-in to commemorate Black August.


  • Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur (1987)
  • Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson by George Jackson (1970)
  • Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment by Carole Boyce Davies and Claudia Jones (2011)
  • How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter Rodney (1972)
  • We Do this Till We Free Us by Mariame Kaba (2020)

  • Claudia Jones School
  • Hood Communist
  • Noname Book Club
  • The Hampton Institute

Our previous resource lists:

10 Readings Authored by Black Feminists and Abolitionists

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A Black Feminist Resource List

In light of the uprisings in defense of Black life, Black Feminist Collective has created a list of resources, including books, media platforms, and organizations to support in the fight for Black liberation. Books Ain’t I a Woman? by bell hooks (1981) Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Davis (2003) Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings … Continue reading A Black Feminist Resource List

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