Reading for Black History Month

As we’re approaching the end of Black History Month, we would like to share a selection of books available in our libraries You can explore our full range via our website:

Kinouani G. Living while black: the essential guide to overcoming racial trauma. 2021


Darko N. Engaging Black and minority ethnic groups in health research: ‘Hard to reach’? Demystifying the misconceptions. 2021


Olusoga D, Black and British: a short, essential history. 2020


Majors R . The international handbook of black community mental health. 2020







Brown A C. I’m still here: black dignity in a world made for whiteness. 2020


DiAngelo R. White fragility: why it’s hard for white people to talk about racism.  2019


Evaristo B. Girl, woman, other. 2019


Eddo-Lodge R.  Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race. 2018



Olusoga D. Black and British: a forgotten history. 2017.






Seacole M. Wonderful adventures of Mrs Seacole in many lands. 2014


Skloot R.The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks.  2010


Robinson J. Mary Seacole: the charismatic black nurse who became a heroine of the Crimea. 2005


Akala. Natives: race and class in the ruins of empire. 2018


Hirsch A.  Brit(ish): on race, identity and belonging. 2018







Black History Month Book Club 

Members of the UHSussex Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff network have organised an exciting programme of events to enjoy, including sharing book recommendation throughout October. Check out the BHM Book Club at