We need diverse books. We need diverse authors. Diversify your reading list with these great reads and African American authors.

10 African American Authors You Should Be Reading

We need diverse books. We need diverse authors. Diversify your reading list with these great reads and African American authors. read on

20 Female Harlem Renaissance Writers

20 Female Harlem Renaissance Writers You Should Know

Dorothy West - Dorothy West (Jun 1907 – Aug Novelist & short story writer during time of Harlem Renaissance. Best known for novel The Living Is Easy, as well as many other short stories & essays, about life of an upper-class black family.

Black Indian Slave Narratives: Few people realize that Native Americans were enslaved right alongside the African Americans . Fewer still realize that many Native Americans owned African Americans and Native Americans from other tribes. From the interviews with former slaves that were collected by the Federal Writers' Project during the 1930s, this volume offers 27 of the most absorbing firsthand testimonies about African American and Native American relationships in the 19th century…

Black Indian Slave Narratives: Few people realize that Native Americans were enslaved right alongside the African Americans . Fewer still realize that many Native Americans owned African Americans and Native Americans from other tribes. From the interviews with former slaves that were collected by the Federal Writers' Project during the 1930s, this volume offers 27 of the most absorbing firsthand testimonies about African American and Native American relationships in the 19th century…

100 Must-Read African-American Books - How many have you read?

I Put A Spell On You by Nina Simone, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Eloise Greenfield is an African-American writer who is best known for children's books. Greenfield was born in Parmele, North Carolina, to Weston W. Little and Lessie Jones Little. She grew up in a public housing development, LangstonEloise Greenfield is an African-American writer who is best known for children’s books.  Greenfield was born in Parmele, North Carolina, to Weston W. Little and Lessie Jones Little. She grew up in a public housing development, Langston Terrace, in Washington…

Eloise Greenfield is an African-American writer who is best known for children's books. Greenfield was born in Parmele, North Carolina, to Weston W. Little and Lessie Jones Little. She grew up in a public housing development, LangstonEloise Greenfield is an African-American writer who is best known for children’s books. Greenfield was born in Parmele, North Carolina, to Weston W. Little and Lessie Jones Little. She grew up in a public housing development, Langston Terrace, in Washington…

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

A very instrumental figure in African American history. I look forward to research and learning while deciphering the myths of Malcom X. This is bound to be a good read. This is a biography that I have never read before but looks like a good read!

African American women have written their own life experiences as biographers; some have been novelists, poets, journalists, playwrights, essayists, social commentators and feminist theorists. Meet more than 20 such women here.

20+ African American Women Writers You Should Know

African American women have been novelists, poets, journalists, playwrights, and feminist theorists.

Welcome to Toni Morrison Day! May 8, 2012. I have never read any of her books. I should be ashamed.......

Welcome to Toni Morrison Day!

Another pic of Toni Morrison demonstrating her Nobel Prize-winning caliber or taste in jewelry. Photo by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (American, b.

Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul

Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hanson and Lisa Nichols - Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul (Chicken Soup for the Soul)

Creepy short stories by a young African American author.

Your First Glimpse of a New Voice in African American Horror, Chesya Burke

Chesya Burke is winning lots of buzz for her poetic short stories, which deal with race and weirdness in the heart of small town America. And now we've got an exclusive excerpt from her new story collection, Let's Play White.

This website has a variety of books for African-American children written by African-American authors.

The Brown Bookshelf is designed to push awareness of the myriad of African American voices writing for young readers.

Get to know some famous African American writers, music legends and talented photographers.

Get to know some famous African American writers, music legends and talented photographers.

100 Must-Read African-American Books - How many have you read?

Du Bois - American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor.

"The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano" by Olaudah Equiano (1789)

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano" by Olaudah Equiano - - century African writer, anti-slavery campaigner.

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