Events

In this section you will find our upcoming events. If you have any questions, need more information, or if you would like for us to schedule an event at your church or school to learn more about Black Minds Matter, please email us.

Past Events

Upcoming Events

Book Recommendations

As we promote education freedom and equality for our students, we also promote life-long learning. We hope this curated book list will enhance your life, challenge your ideas and beliefs, and promote your personal development.

Voices of Determination

Voices of Determination

By Kevin Chavous

Voices of Determination tells the stories of ten children who overcame extraordinarily difficult circumstances to get an education and end the cycle of generational poverty. It debunks the myth that children are victims of ci...

Faces at the Bottom of the Well

Faces at the Bottom of the Well

By Derrick Bell

The noted civil rights activist uses allegory and historical example to present a radical vision of the persistence of racism in America. These essays shed light on some of the most perplexing and vexing issues of our day: af...

Charter Schools and Their Enemies

Charter Schools and Their Enemies

By Thomas Sowell

The black-white educational achievement gap -- so much discussed for so many years -- has already been closed by black students attending New York City's charter schools. This might be expected to be welcome news. But it has ...

In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process: The Colonial Period 4TH Edition

In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process: The Colonial Period 4TH Edition

By A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.

Recommended for anyone interested in the history of education and legal system. Focusing on the actions and attitudes of the courts, legislatures, and public servants in six colonies, Judge Higginbotham shows ways in which ...

Self-Taught: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture)

Self-Taught: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture)

By Heather Andrea Williams

In this previously untold story of African American self-education, Heather Andrea Williams moves across time to examine African Americans' relationship to literacy during slavery, during the Civil War, and in the first decad...