Black stories matter book list (16+)

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Reading can be a great way to learn about racism and equality. This book lists will help you to explore race, identity, family and community.

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, Patrisse Khan Cullors, Asha Banele (Canongate)

The powerful memoir of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter which explores how the movement was born

Think Live A White Man, Nels Abbey (Canongate)

A bold, satirical humour book on how to achieve success like a Great White Male

The Good Immigrant, Nikesh Shukla (Unbound)

Bringing together 21 exciting black, Asian and minority ethnic voices emerging in Britain today, The Good Immigrant explores why immigrants come to the UK, why they stay and what it means to be `other' in a country that doesn't seem to want you, doesn't truly accept you - however many generations you've been here - but still needs you for its diversity monitoring forms.

Why I`m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, Reni Eddo-Lodge (Bloomsbury)

The book that sparked a national conversation. Exploring everything from eradicated black history to the inextricable link between class and race, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to understand race relations in Britain today.

Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie (Fourth Estate)

Americanah' is a richly told story of love and expectation set in today's globalized world.

Girl, Woman, Other, Bernardine Evaristo ( Penguin)

This is Britain as you've never read it. This is Britain as it has never been told. Girl Woman Other follows a cast of twelve characters on their personal journeys through this country and the last hundred years.