Most of the books on these lists are linked for more information or purchase to Bookshop (an indie bookstore platform) and / or Powells.com (an independent, unionized bookstore). A small percentage from book sales through these links goes to Teaching for Change.
Titles with reviews on this site are noted with an asterisk (*).
Learn more from a workshop Teaching for Change offered at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): Hair Representation in Children’s Literature.
Support The Crown Act, a law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination and corrects racial injustices by making hair discrimination illegal. Add your name here: Support The Crown Act.
Watch a short video of three individuals sharing their stories: Lush Presents: Naturally
Black hair is art. It’s deeply connected to our ancestors, to our culture, to our history.