Class of 67 - Book Club


Class of 67 – Recommended Books for Reading

First Quarter 2017


1. While the World Watched: by Carol Maull McKinstry

    A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age During the Civil Rights Movement

2. The House on Sugar Beach: by Helene Cooper, White House correspondent for the New York Times

    In Search of a Lost African Childhood

3. Soldiers of Uncommon Valor: by Warren Maye

    The History of Salvationists of African Descent in the United States

4. Kaffir Boy: by Mark Mathabane

    A Black Youth’s Coming of Age in Apartheid South America

5. White Rage: Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson, PH.D.

A Must See Documentary!



Class of 67 – Recommended Books for Reading

First Quarter 2018


  1. Dreams from My FatherBarack Obama

Senator (soon to be President) Barack Obama writes about the racial aspects of life as the son of a black African father and a white American mother.

  1. Left to TellImmaculee Ilibagiza

             Ms. Ilibagiza tells the story of her escape from the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

  1. Honey IslandJulius K. Hunter

As an award-winning television news anchor, Julius Hunter tells the story of his former slave family’s self- built township in the Mississippi Delta back in the 1800’s and their eventual exile to the Midwest.

  1. Mom & Me & MomMaya Angelou

Maya Angelou talks about the struggling relationship with her absentee mother and their eventual reconciliation later in her life. This was Maya’s final novel.

  1. Long Walk to FreedomNelson Mandala


Another Must See - Netflix Documentary

Nat King Cole – “Afraid of the Dark”