Antiracist Graphic Novels

Ghetto Brother: Warrior to Peacemaker (Biographies) Cover Image
By Julian Voloj, Claudia Ahlering (Illustrator), Jeff Chang (Introduction by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781561639489
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Published: NBM ComicsLit - May 1st, 2015

Winner of:
2016 In the Margins Book Award
2016 Booklist's Top 10 Graphic Novels
2017 Maverick Graphic Novel List

An engrossing and counter view of one of the most dangerous elements of American urban history, this graphic novel tells the true story of Benjy Melendez, a Bronx legend, son of Puerto-Rican immigrants, who founded, at the end of the 1960


Hip Hop Family Tree Book 1: 1975-1981 Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781606996904
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Published: Fantagraphics - December 6th, 2013

This encyclopedic comics history of the formative years of hip hop captures the vivid personalities and magnetic performances of old-school pioneers and early stars like DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, plus the charismatic players behind the scenes like Russell Simmons; Debbie Harry, Keith Haring and other luminaries make cameos.


Hot Comb Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781770463486
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - June 18th, 2019

Appeared on best of the year lists from The Washington Post, NPR, The Guardian, and more! Nominated for an NAACP Image Award and Winner of the Believer Book Award for Fiction!


Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings (Illustrator), Damian Duffy (Adapted by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781419709470
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - January 10th, 2017

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Adaptation from Another Medium

Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format.


Nat Turner Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780810972278
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - July 1st, 2008

The story of Nat Turner and his slave rebellion—which began on August 21, 1831, in Southampton County, Virginia—is known among school children and adults. To some he is a hero, a symbol of Black resistance and a precursor to the civil rights movement; to others he is monster—a murderer whose name is never uttered.


Showtime at the Apollo: The Epic Tale of Harlem's Legendary Theater Cover Image
By Ted Fox, James Otis Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419739255
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - February 25th, 2020

Writer Ted Fox and artist James Otis Smith bring to life Harlem’s legendary theater in this graphic novel adaptation of Fox’s definitive, critically acclaimed history of the Apollo.
 
Since its inception as an African-American theater in 1934, the Apollo, and the thousands of entertainers who performed there, have led the way in the presentation of swing, b


March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

#1 New York Times Bestseller


Big Black: Stand at Attica Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781684154791
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Published: Archaia - February 18th, 2020

A graphic novel memoir from Frank “Big Black” Smith, a prisoner at Attica State Prison in 1971, whose rebellion against the injustices of the prison system remains one of the bloodiest civil rights confrontations in American history.

FOUR DAYS IN 1971 CHANGED THE COURSE OF AMERICAN HISTORY.


Race to Incarcerate: A Graphic Retelling Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781595585417
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Published: New Press - April 2nd, 2013

"Do not underestimate the power of the book you are holding in your hands."
--Michelle Alexander


Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1 Cover Image
By Ta-Nehisi Coates (Text by), Brian Stelfreeze (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781302900533
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Published: Marvel - September 13th, 2016

A new era begins for the Black Panther! MacArthur Genius and National Book Award-winning writer T-Nehisi Coates (BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME) takes the helm, confronting T'Challa with a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before.


BTTM FDRS Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781683962069
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Published: Fantagraphics - June 25th, 2019

An Afrofuturist horror-comedy about gentrification, hip hop, and cultural appropriation.


Your Black Friend and Other Strangers Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781945509209
Availability: Backordered--delivery time uncertain
Published: Silver Sprocket - April 15th, 2018