True Crime and Racial Injustice

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Tune in as Katie and Nusrah talk about reads that feature true crime and social justice honoring Black History Month.

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Books Mentioned honoring Black History Month

A Knock at Midnight – Brittany K. Barnett

Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice – Gilbert King

Leaving Atlanta – Tayari Jones

The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America’s Law Enforcement – Matthew Horace & Ron Harris


Blood GroveWalter Mosley

The Kindest LieNancy Johnson

Children of Chicago – Cynthia Pelayo

The Good Girls: An Ordinary Killing – Sonia Faleiro

currently reading

Fortune Favors the Dead – Stephen Spotswood

Widows of Malabar Hill – Sujata Massey

The Lost Man – Jane Harper

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