Black History Month Books Recommended by the Birmingham Public Library

Birmingham, Ala. - Looking for good books to read during Black History Month? Or have you been given a school assignment to read a book on the topic of African American history or social justice?

The Central Library has a display that includes books on both Black History and the Negro Baseball League on the first floor. There are also several books on display on the third floor of the Central Library.

 Here are some recommendations of good books to read on the topic of Black History and social justice - recommended by Gus Jones, head of the Central Library Fiction Department. Happy reading! 

Good reads - African American Nonfiction Books (recommended by Gus Jones)