PDF books + essays


This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color

June Jordan - “Black Studies: Bringing Back the Person

Napoleon Wells - Octavia Butler sees all, knows all: Black speculative fiction, afrofuturism and new classics

The Womanist Reader - Full book

Ula Taylor - The Historical Evolution of Black Feminist Theory and Praxis

bell hooks - Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

bell hooks: Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

bell hooks - Healing Male Spirit

bell hooks - Black Looks: Race and Representation

bell hooks: Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics

bell hooks: Language: Teaching New Worlds/Words

bell hooks: We Real Cool

bell hooks - Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom

bell hooks - An Aesthetic of Blackness: Strange and Oppositional

bell hooks: Eating the Other: Desire or Resistence

bell hooks - Being a Boy (from The Will to Change)

Barbara T. Christian - Layered Rhythms: Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison

Sonia Sanchez - blk/rhetoric (poem)

Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu - The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia

Toni Morrison - Paradise ( book pdf)

Toni Morrison - God Help the Child ( book pdf)

Toni Morrison - The Source of Self Regard ( book pdf)

Toni Morrison - Playing in the Dark

Toni Morrison - The Bluest Eye (book pdf)

Toni Morrison - Home (lbook pdf)

Toni Morrison - Love (book pdf)

Toni Morrison - Beloved ( book pdf)

Toni Morrison - Jazz (book pdf)

Toni Morrison - Sula (book pdf)

Toni Morrison - A Mercy (book pdf)

Toni Morrison - Song of Solomon (book pdf)

Alice Walker - Anything We Love Can Be Saved (intro) 

Annie Waldman - How Hospitals Are Failing Black Mothers

Huey P. Newton - Intercommunalism (1974) 

Mariame Kaba - How the School-to-Prison Pipeline Works: And why black girls are particularly at risk

Mariame Kaba - White People Hate Protests (Zine)

Mariame Kaba + Kelly Hayes - A Jailbreak of the Imagination: Seeings Prisons for What They Are and Demanding Transformation

Mariame Kaba + Dan Berger + David Stein - What Abolitionists Do

Audre Lorde's The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House

Audre Lorde - The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racism

Audre Lorde - The Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power

Audre Lorde - Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference

bell hooks - Theory as Liberatory Practice

The Combahee River Collective - A Black Feminist Statement

Gloria Anzaldua - Borderlands / La Frontera 

Patricia Hill Collin - Controlling Images and Black Women's Oppression

Trudy - Who Can Be A Womanist? 

Trudy - On The Word "Womanist" Being "Made up"

Ruth Wilson Gilmore - Are Prison Necessary?

A Call to Negro Women: A (Little-Known) Black Feminist Manifesto

Ainehi Edoro -  Beyonce is not shining a light on African literature - it's the other way around