This may seem a bit unconventional but I wanted to share some amazing thought with you all that are not my own to claim.
Film and literary critic, Kam Williams (read up on him) has recently put out his list of "The Ten Best Black Books of 2015" and I'm re-sharing it here because it is everything! For all of you out there wanting to read more as your New Year's Resolution, here is an excellent place to pull inspiration.
So let's get to it! Here you are ladies and gentlemen. "The Ten Best Black Books of 2015" as told by Kam Williams.
1. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
2. Black Male Frames: African-Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903-2003 by Roland Leander Williams, Jr.
3. The Face That Changed It All: A Memoir by Beverly Johnson
4. America The Black Point of View by Tony Rose
5. After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye by Jan Gaye
6. Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace by Patricia Raybon and Alana Raybon
7. Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God by Kelly Brown Douglas
8. The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America by April Ryan
9. Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York's Bravest by Ginger Adams Otis
10. Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes
I am not responsible for any work that does not get done as a result of your binge-reading! ENJOY