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Books and Literature

Bookstores

African American Images
Publisher and distributor of Africentric and Afrocentric black books.
African American Literature Book Club
Increasing knowledge of the richness that is African American Literature.
African By Nature
An independent, critical thinking, progressive, store front and information center.
BlackBooksDirect.com
Celebrating the African American experience!
Brown Sugar & Spice Books
African-American & Multicultural Books
C & B Books
CushCity.Com
The World's Largest African-American Bookstore
The Hogarth Blake E-Book Library
Socially aware literature; many titles available for free!
KidPositive.com
Positive, informal learning experiences for children and their families through cultural entertainment and adventure. Site features "Tell Me Who I Am," a newly created animated cartoon targeting African-American children.
Mosaicbooks.com
The Black Literary Showcase
Pan African Connection
Art Gallery, Bookstore and Resource Center The Best Short Trip to Africa Without Getting on an Airplane
QBR.com - The Black Book Review Online
The first and last word on books by and about our experience.

Authors and Books

Note: We haven't read, nor are we endorsing the following books. However, we did find the titles of these books to be interesting.

Black Inventors, Crafting Over 200 Years of Success
A book by Keith C. Holmes that identifies Black inventors from over seventy-one countries including Africa, Australia, Canada, Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, Russia, United Kingdom and almost all fifty states in the United States.
Brandon Massey
Award-winning author of horror and suspense.
Carol Gee
Author, Columnist and Motivational Speaker
Donna Y Ford, PhD
Author of Reversing Underachievement Among Gifted Black Students and Multicultural Gifted Education.
Johnson Publication Archives Online (Google Books)
Julius E. Thompson
Author of "A Brownstone in Brooklyn", "Philly Style & Philly Profile", "The Ghosts of Atlanta" and "Phantoms of Rockwood".
Nea Anna Simone
Author of "Reaching Back", a compelling tale of survival, ambition, determination and a glimpse into a time where skin color made all the difference among the black middle class in America.
Shelia M. Goss
Author of "My Invisible Husband" and "Roses are Thorns, Violets are True".
T. Arnold Powell
Author of "Most Likely To...", a story of love, guile, deceit and the will of a man destined most likely to succeed.
Zora Neale Hurston
One of the greatest writers/anthropologists of the 20th century.

Other Literature

Black Comic Strips
  • The Boondocks
    by Aaron McGruder
  • Candorville by Darrin Bell
    An upbeat comic strip about a diverse group of friends in the inner city.
  • Jumpstart by Robb Armstrong
    An authentic, positive representation of middle-class African Americans with charm and insight born of personal experience.
Blackwriters.org
Home of the African American Online Writers Guild, an information resource and networking organization formed to educate, inspire, support and promote aspiring and published African American writers.
Cave Canem
A Home for Black Poetry
Chistell Publishing
Publisher of several powerful books for women, including "Portia" and "Love Has Many Faces" by author Dennis Turney.
The Hurston/Wright Foundation
The nation's resource center for writers, readers and supporters of Black Literature
KITABU Publishing, LLC
Laguna Mobilization 2/21 Writers' Group
Articles written by Africans from the United States with strong opinions about various aspects of life as it affects African people everywhere.
MystNoir African-American Mysteries
A website dedicated to promoting African-American mystery writers and mystery writers who have an African-American as their main character.
Sensual Women Audio Book/Book Club
TimBookTu
Stories, Poetry and Essays with an African-American Flavor
Publishers of the novel, "Sin in Soul's Kitchen"
Yahoo! Groups: SciFiNoir2
SciFiNoir2 is a community of people of color with a deep appreciation for any and all things speculative fiction.
Yahoo! Groups: SciFiNoir_Lit
SciFiNoir Literature is a community of people of color with a deep appreciation for science fiction Literature.

Updated September 02, 2020
Donald L. Hinson, Jr.