Covering WW II Black soldiers, the Tulsa massacre, inventions by Blacks and desegregation of schools, these books can serve as a springboard for meaningful discussion for older students mature enough to grapple with difficult topics.
- Courage Has No Color, The True Story of Triple Nickles: America’s First Black Paratroopers
- Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre
- Black Inventors: 15 Inventions that Changed the World
- Warriors Don’t Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock’s Central High
Brown Sugar & Spice Books values first-person accounts which shares history from an eyewitness viewpoint. So, Melba Beals’ riveting memoir of integrating Central High School is a treasure. It took her several years to grapple with the emotional trauma of that event before she dared put her thoughts on paper.