The Coffee Will Make You Black Book Club’s Reading List
(1998 – 2006, 2010, and 2018 – 2020)
Participation is easy (more on how our club operates). Discussions are held on the book’s description page, where it says “Join the Discussion.” Feel free to join us anytime; discussions are not limited to the month the book was selected and anyone may join the conversation.
Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston and Deborah G. Plant (HarperCollins, May 08, 2018)
AALBC Book Review
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi (Hachette Book Group, Aug 15, 2015)
AALBC.com’s online book club, “The Coffee Will Make You Black” ran from 1998 until 2006. The book club was moderated by Thumper. The club was briefly resurrected in 2010, when both Fiction and Nonfiction titles were selected. Unfortunately, the club was discontinued the same year.