Suggested Readings

If you want to learn more about issues that young African-American men encounter, please check out our suggested readings. The Black Male Summit® wants to ensure you will be provided with the necessary reading materials to help young black males in their journey.

  • Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities

Craig Steven Wilder

  • The Covenant in Action - Tavis Smiley
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Michelle Alexander

  • Killing Rage: Ending Racism

Bell Hooks

  • Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America

Melissa V. Harris-Perry

  • God Has a Dream: A Vision of Hope for Our Time

Desmond Tutu

  • Ron Brown's Body: How One Man's Death Saved the Clinton Presidency and Hillary's Future

Jack Cashill

  • The Mis-Education of the Negro
          Carter G. Woodson
  • It's About Time - America's Imprisonment Binge
           John Irwin
  • The Urban Underclass
           Christopher Jencks
  • American Apartheid
           Douglas Massey