Note: These books and others are part of the Schomburg Center's Black Liberation List.
Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Claudia Rankine's Citizen: American Lyric, and James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time are some of the books on the Schomburg Center’s Black Liberation Reading List. Rio Cortez, manager and creative coordinator at the Schomburg Shop, curated a selection of must-reads. To see what other picks are on her dynamic and continually updating list, visit the Schomburg Shop.
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