★ Dedicated to Books by or About People of African Descent

AALBC is the largest and most popular website dedicated to African American literature and Black Literature from around the world. We celebrate Black culture, through books, for readers of all backgrounds to enjoy. AALBC.com is:

Information on African American African Books

We maintain a curated and growing collection of over 11,000 books covering a century of Black literature. You’ll find reviews, bestsellers, awards, excerpts, publisher information, a variety of purchase options, and more. Visit our Books Section ►


We have profiles of over 3,600 authors, which includes biographies, published books, interviews, videos, and more. You’ll find writers in every genre from the United States, Africa, and the entire the African Diaspora. Visit our Authors Section ►


ASCLEPIUS by Christopher M. Rutledge
The Power of Presence by Joy Thomas Moore
Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama
Book Review: Terminus: Tales of the Black Fantastic from the ATL by Milton J. Davis
Book Review: Boss of Black Brooklyn: The Life and Times of Bertram L. Baker by Ron Howell
Marvel’s Black Panther: A Comic Book Biography, From Stan Lee to Ta-Nehisi Coates by Todd Steven Burroughs
Book Review: Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement by Janet Dewart Bell
Book Review: The Talented Ribkins by Ladee Hubbard
Book Review: Gay Girl, Good God: The Story of Who I Was, and Who God Has Always Been by Jackie Hill Perry
Book Review: Louise Thompson Patterson: A Life of Struggle for Justice by Keith Gilyard
Book Review: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Book Review: Praise Song for the Butterflies by Bernice L. McFadden

We’ve reviewed almost 1,000 books and hundreds of films. Visit our Reviews Section ►


Events Section showcasing Book Events, Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences taking place (2019 and 2020)

You’ll discover over 150 important book fairs and conferences coming up during the next 12 months, as well as videos, articles, and photos of events we’ve covered since 1998. Visit our Events Section ►


Resources Section providing information for both professional and aspiring writers

We share a wealth of information for both professional and aspiring writers. We provide manuscript editing, book printing, and a variety of other tools and articles to help writers produce their best possible book. We also provide lists of bookstores, book clubs, book websites and provide a variety of advertising opportunities to help authors and publishers connect with the readers who will enjoy their books the most. Visit our Resources Section ►


Discussions of African American books, authors as well as Black culture

We hold interesting conversions on Black literature, culture, blogging and website strategies, poetry, and more. Share your ideas and Join the Conversation ►


Discussions of African American books, authors as well as Black culture

Founder and webmaster, Troy Johnson, has interesting information to share. Visit Troy’s Blog ►


#readingblack encouraging everyone to read quality books written by Black people

Check out our reading list. November we are reading Praise Song for the Butterflies by Bernice L. McFadden. Let us know what you think about this book ►


AALBC.com has written hundreds of articles related.

We’ve published hundred of articles related to books, authors, publishing, and web based technologies.