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 A grid of summer books with titles like "sick," "if they come for us," "we built the wall," "assata taught me," and more

The Must-Read Race and Culture Books of the Summer

From memoirs to poetry to fiction, these titles will deepen your understanding of what’s going on, inspire activism and even entertain the kids.

8 Books That Shaped 'A Cup of Water Under My Bed' Author Daisy Hernández

The author shares the books, including unexpected picks, that have inspired her.

Crime Writer Rachel Howzell Hall Explores South L.A.'s Gentrification

She says that her hometown has a story to tell.

Junot Díaz to Publish New Book One Month Ahead of Keynote at Facing Race

Junot Díaz, the

Dominican-American, Pulitzer Prize winning Fiction author is releasing a new collection of short stories in September.