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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.

The Importance of Literacy

…and this is what you read.

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The Top Cities for Readers of African American Literature

AALBC.com assessed the relative strengths of almost 300 American cities, to determine which ones are best able to provide environments that are supportive of, and conducive to, the enjoyment of African American Literature. Our 2014 list improves on our original list, first … Continue reading

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Garvey & Garveyism is Back in Print / 100 Anniversary of UNIA

Garvey and Garveyism, a well known classic that has been out of print for more than 3 decades, is essential for readers seeking to understand Black Power and the Garvey movement. Garvey & Garveyism by Amy Jacques Garvey Introduction by … Continue reading

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