3 Decades of My Black Revolutionary Bookshelf

We thought we could save people’s lives with the manna to be found in books — and they only got better over time

“Libraries were not yet under assault by the internet, and with the growing ease of self-publishing, my public library’s shelves were a banquet of cultures and ideas. I may have been a college dropout, but I was building a syllabus in Blackness worthy of a Ph.D.” — Scott Woods