Books to Celebrate Juneteenth - SparkPress Holiday/Seasonal

Juneteenth commemorates the day the last enslaved people were emancipated in the United States on June 19, 1865. Celebrate fiction and nonfiction by African American authors that continue to shape our culture, celebrate liberation, and acknowledge the ongoing work towards freedom and equality still necessary over 150 years later.

We’ve created a collection of books by African authors to offer individuals, schools and colleges looking to get into African literature a resource to find best sellers and recommended texts all in one place. All books listed will direct you to make a purchase on Amazon.

Children’s Books

YA Fiction & NonFiction



Poetry & Essays

Hennepin County Library — Juneteenth feature: African American ...

This June 19th, 2020 better known as Juneteenth, please consider supporting 2 African American Authors by purchasing their books, leaving a review and sharing posts and liking them on your favorite social media accounts.

Only 5% of published authors are African America and we should all do our part to celebrate those authors who are underrepresented.

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