Thank you to everyone who participated in last week’s Black August commemoration teach-in! Facilitated by Micaela Stevenson and Stephanie Younger, we were joined by Ruby Sales to discuss her involvement in the Southern Freedom Movement, and attendees to share what Black August what we’ve been doing to honor Black resistance, freedom fighters and political prisoners. Watch a recording of the teach-in, and view this list (courtesy of Nomi, Bethany, Teresa and Stephanie) we compiled of what we’ve been reading.

What We’ve Been Reading

  • Black Bourgeois by E. Franklin Frazier
  • Murder Incorporated by Mumia Abu Jamal
  • Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity by C. Really Snorton
  • Book 9 by Vita Wa Watu
  • We Are Our Own Liberators by Jalil Muntaqim
  • Soledad Brothers: The Prison Letters by George Jackson
  • Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin

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