“America the Black Point of View”
was named the number 4 book in the nation on the “Ten Best Black Books of 2015” list.

# 4 – America The Black Point of View: An Investigation and Study of The White People of America and Western Europe & The Autobiography of an American Ghetto Boy – The 1950’s and 1960’s – From the Projects to NAACP Image Award Winner, Volume One (Amber Books) by Tony Rose – www.theblackpointofview.com




1. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

2. Black Male Frames: African-Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903-2003 by Roland Leander Williams, Jr.

3. The Face That Changed It All: A Memoir by Beverly Johnson

4. America The Black Point of View by Tony Rose

5. After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye by Jan Gaye

6. Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace by Patricia Raybon and Alana Raybon

7. Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God by Kelly Brown Douglas

8. The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America by April Ryan

9. Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest by Ginger Adams Otis

10. Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes


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Honorable Mention

Florence “Flo” Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical by Sherie M. Randolph

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March By Lynda Blackmon Lowery

Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment by Michael Javen Fortner

Negroland: A Memoir: by Margo Jefferson

The African Burial Ground in New York City: Memory, Spirituality and Space by Andrea E. Frohne

Infinite Words: A Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Publishing by Zane

Clean Design: Wellness for Your Lifestyle by Robin Wilson

Son of Virginia: A Life in America’s Political Arena by L. Douglas Wilder

White Allies in the Struggle for Racial Justice by Dick Boyd

The Lawyer as Leader: How to Plant People and Grow Justice by Dr. Artika R. Tyner

Felon-Attorney by TheArthur Duncan II, Esquire

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family’s Nazi Past by Jennifer Teege

Corruption Officer: From Jail Guard to Perpetrator inside Rikers Island by Gary L. Heyward

The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power by Leah Wright Riguer

Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles by Bert Ashe

Restaurant Winners: Plain Talk for Bootstrappers Navigating the Foodservice Industry by Mark Radford

It All Begins with ‘I’: The “New Rules” of Thinking and the Simple Secrets to Living a Rich, Joyous and Fulfilled Life by Stuart K. Robinson

Reach: 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding Edited by Ben Jealous and Trabian Shorters Foreword by Russell Simmons

Child, Please: How Mama’s Old-School Lessons Helped Me Check Myself before I Wrecked Myself by Ylonda Gault Caviness

A Bold Perspective: Courage & Empowerment to Take on Life’s Adversities by Tina Marie and Rashon D. Fuller

Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press by James McGrath Morris

Talking Back: Voices of Color Edited by Nellie Wong Red Letter Press

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae

Rock the Boat: How to Use Conflict to Heal and Deepen Your Relationship by Resmaa Menakem, MSW

Sunny 101: The 10 Commandments of a Boss Chick by Sunshine Smith-Williams

The Street God: I Won without Telling by Christian Hayward

Welcome to Death Row: The Uncensored History of the Rise & Fall of Death Row Records by S. Leigh Savidge