salt. Reading List

BOOKS

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

 

FILM

Daughters of the Dust

Lemonade

Xala

Welcome to the Terrordome

Beloved

Marley

The Nine Muses

The Stuart Hall Project

 

MUSIC

Rihanna

Drake

Benjamin Clementine

Kelsey Lu

Cold Specks

ESKA

Laura Mvula

Solange

SZA

Valerie June

serpentwithfeet

Kate Bush

Mos Def

Kendrick Lamar

Kano

James Blake

King

Marcia Griffiths

Bob Marley

Fatoumata Diawara

Grace Jones

Fred Locks

Erykah Badu

Soul II Soul

Jimmy Cliff

Dennis Brown

Freddie Mc Gregor

Sizzla

Junglepussy

 

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