• Ryan Trenhaile

13 eye-opening essays and articles from Black writers you should read

In the wake of the killings of Ahmaud Aubrey, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, activists and thought leaders from the Black Lives Matter movement are calling on Americans to educate themselves on the history of race and racism in the US.

And people are listening. Right now, several books on The New York Times' nonfiction best-seller list are on race or white privilege. If you're looking for more to read to understand the history of racism and white privilege in America, or if you're not able to purchase a book at this time, consider reading works of journalism on race and oppression by Black authors.

Business Insider asked Black literary and historical experts to share their favorite works of journalism on race by Black authors. Here are the top pieces they recommended everyone read. CHECK THEM OUT ON BUISNESS INSIDER