salt. Reading List


Saidiyah Hartman – Lose Your Mother

Saidiyah Hartman – Scenes of Subjection

Kiese Laymon – Long Division

Frantz Fanon – Black Skin White Masks

Frantz Fanon – The Wretched of the Earth

Jennifer Terry – Shuttles in the Rocking Loom: Mapping the Black Diaspora in African American and Caribbean Fiction

Paul Gilroy – The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness’

Edouard Glissant – Caribbean Discourse

Hortense Spillers – Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book

Ayi Kwei Armah – Two Thousand Seasons

Maya Angelou – All God’s Children Need Walking Shoes

Ayi Kwei Armah – The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born’

Toni Morrison: Beloved

Fran Ross – Oreo

Toni Cade Bambara – The Salt Eaters

bell hooks – Sisters of the Yam

bell hooks –  All About Love

James Baldwin – If Beale Street Could Talk

Teju Cole –  Open City

Toni Morrison –  God Help The Child

This Bridge Called My Back

Pearl Cleage – Things I Should Have Told My Daughter, Lies, Lessons and Love Affairs

Kamala Kempadoo –  Sexing the Caribbean, Gender, Race and Sexual Labour

Ann Reed – Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana

Marlon James – A Brief History of Seven Killings

Marlon James – The Book of the Night Women

Marlon James – John Crow’s Devil

Amiri Baraka – The System of Dante’s Hell

Mixed Company, Three Early Jamaican Plays

Nalo Hopkinson – The Salt Roads

Octavia E.Butler – Bloodchild

Gladstone Taylor – KingSun, The Testaments of Sunlight and Water

Nayyirah waheed – Salt

Nayyirah Waheed – Nejma

Audre Lorde –  Sister Outsider

Alice Walker –  In Search of Our Mothers Gardens

Marcus Garvey – Ultimate Collection of Speeches and Poems

Dionne Brand – Thirsty

Dionne Brand – A Map To The Door Of No Return

Pat Parker – Movement in Black

Christina Sharpe – In The Wake, On Blackness and Being

Simone Brown – Dark Matters: On The Surveillance of Blackness

D.S. Marriott – Hoodoo Voodoo

Bernadine Evaristo – Blonde Roots

Grace Nichols – I is a Long Memoried Woman

Mary Prince – The History of Mary Prince a West Indian Slave

Nell Irvin Painter – The History of White People



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