From historian Keisha Blain, here are some recommendations for summer reading on Black women’s history. She explains:

Published within the last few months, these notable new books offer valuable insights into how black women have shaped U.S. and global history. Drawing from diverse academic fields including History, African American Studies, Feminist Theory, and Religion, these recommended summer reads explore the ideas and activism of a diverse group of black women in the United States and abroad from the eighteenth century to the present.

See Blain’s full annotated list here. [Huffington Post, 6-6-17]