Recommended Readings

Readings recommended by John W. Franklin

From Slavery to Freedom, 9th or 10th edition by John Hope Franklin and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities by Craig Steven Wilder

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to WW II by David A Blackmon

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

The Book of Negroes or Nobody Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill

My Life and An Era: The Autobiography of Buck Colbert Franklin, Edited by John Hope Franklin and John Whittington Franklin

Mirror to America, John Hope Franklin

Four Hundred Souls, Edited By Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain

Atlas of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, David Eltis and David Richardson