Author Archives: Troy

About Troy

Troy D. Johnson is the President, founder and webmaster of AALBC.com, LLC (The African American Literature Book Club). Launched in March of 1998, AALBC.com has grown to become the largest and most frequently visited website dedicated to books and films by and about people of African descent.

Are Negro Girls Getting Prettier?

*+-Ebony February 1966, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p25 The article focuses on the improvements in the beauty, health and personality of African American women. According to a survey, the African American women are considered to have improved in their charm … Continue reading

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Spike’s New Film is Bad, Kickstarter Funding is Worse

*+-AALBC.com’s movie critic, Kam Williams, is my friend.  He is one of the most easy going guys I know.  He has reviewed thousands of films over the course of his career, and has been writing for AALBC.com for over a decade. … Continue reading

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Top 40 Books Read by African Americans

*+-Power List Best-Selling Books • Winter 2015 NAACP Image Award Literary Nominees Well Represented on Winter Edition of the Power List of Best-Selling African-American Books  January 28, 2015 New York, NY Contact:  Troy Johnson:  troy@aalbc.com Gwen Richardson:  grichardson@cushcity.com Nine of the books … Continue reading

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