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Black History All Year Long

Black History Month 2021

As Black History Month comes to a close, we asked a few Chamber members to share their recommended books, podcasts and other resources for deepening our understanding of Black history.

Bunmi Adeeko Collins, StickyNote Creative

"Black History Year" by PushBlack

"Young, Original & Black" with Aisha Oxley

"Eff the Glitter" with A. Louise

LaTasha Durrett, Piedmont Housing Alliance

"Black Women Talk Work"with Myriha Burce

"Small Doses" with Amanda Seale‪s

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 edited by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Scott Hamler, Forezee Marketing Solutions

"Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man" with Emmanuel Acho

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum

Quinton Harrell, Heritage United Builders

Powernomics: The National Plan for Black Empowerment by Dr. Claud Anderson, author of Black Labor, White Wealth

The Falsification of Black Consciousness: Eurocentric History, Psychiatry, and the Politics of White Supremacy by Dr. Amos Wilson, author of The Blueprint For Black Power

S. Lisa Herndon, Keller Williams Alliance

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race by Derald Wing Sue

The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto by Charles M. Blow

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement by Matthew Horace

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (Anniversary) by Michelle Alexander

White Privilege and Black Rights: The Injustice of U.S. Police Racial Profiling and Homicide by Naomi Zack

One Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race by Yaba Blay

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Allison Linney, Allison Partners

Attend Diversity Speaker Series with The Center, March 3 through April 7

"The Privilege of Hope" Quadruplicity keynote by Dr. Kelli Palmer

"BLM! What Should I Do Next?" resource list

Overcoming Bias: Building Authentic Relationships across Differences by Tiffany Jana and Matthew Freeman

Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Understand, Identify, and Stop Microaggressions by Tiffany Jana and Michael Baran

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin J. DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson

Sunshine Mathon, Piedmont Housing Alliance

Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities by Andre Perry

We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom by Bettina Love

Keith O’Neil, UVA Community Credit Union

"Unlocking Us" with Brené Brown

"Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man" with Emmanuel Acho

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity In A World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

Carolyn Saint, University of Virginia

"Historian Eric Foner On The 'Unresolved Legacy Of Reconstruction'"

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by UVA faculty member Douglas Blackmon

Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880 by W.E.B. Dubois

The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

Grant by Ron Chernow

Chamber staff

Attend From Classroom to Boardroom: Race & Equity in the Workplace with Tom Tom Foundation, March 30 through April 8

"A Legacy Unbroken: The Story of Black Charlottesville" documentary by Tanesha Hudson with Lorenzo Dickerson and Sarad Davenport

"Uncommon Voices" with United Way of Greater Charlottesville

"Black Fire at UVA" multimedia series by UVA history professor Claudrena Harold and art professor Kevin Everson

"3rd Street: Best Seats in the House" documentary on the Paramount Theater by Lorenzo Dickerson

"That World is Gone" documentary on Vinegar Hill by Field Studio

The Desegregated Heart by Sarah Patton Boyle