There are a number of must read books for young black adults that can help to shape and define their worldview. Here are three titles that we at The Young Black Professional recommend:
1) The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander,
This book is important for young black adults because it addresses the issue of mass incarceration in the United States. It is eye-opening and provides a much-needed perspective on the criminal justice system.
2) Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates,
This book is a must-read for young black adults because it dives deep into what it means to be black in America. It is a powerful and thought-provoking read that will stay with you long after you finish it.
3) The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois.
This book is a classic that every young black adult should read. It is a collection of essays that explore what it means to be black in America. It is an important read for understanding the history and experiences of black people in America.
These books offer a powerful look into the black experience in America, and will help young adults understand the unique challenges they face while growing up black in America.