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Best books to read for Black History Month

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Kwame Alexander, bestselling author of “Light for the World to See” and co-author of “Becoming Muhammed Ali,” recommend books to check out this Black History Month. For kids, he suggests “Finish the Fight,” by Veronica Chambers and the staff of The New York Times, and for young adults, “Tristan Destroys the World,” by Kwame Mbalia. His other picks include “Just Mercy,” by Bryan Stevenson, and “Heads of the Colored People,” by Nafissa Thompson-Spires.