Juneteenth Reading List for Indie Book Lovers

On June 19th, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas and announced that all enslaved Black people in the state were free by executive decree. Known as Juneteenth, the day serves as America’s second Independence Day. You can celebrate this powerful moment of history by supporting Black independent authors who write about what it truly means to be equal and free in America.  

Book of the Day 2/6/23

Dr. Otto Stallworth Jr.’s memoir is eloquent, influential, and deeply relevant. The book tells his life story, coming from “the most segregated city in America” to becoming a medical doctor. His journey is filled with lessons and wisdom that will stick with readers – and allow them to truly feel every step along the way.

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