A Beautiful Collage of Our Top 100 Bestselling Authors

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James Baldwin
John Steptoe
Carter G. Woodson
Terry McMillan
Tom Burrell
T. D. Jakes
Lupita Nyong’o
Bernice L. McFadden
Donald Goines
Vickie M. Stringer
Derrick Barnes
Nikki Woods
Tonya Bolden
Kevin Y. Brown
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Michael Eric Dyson
Victoria Christopher Murray
M. D. Williams
Karrine Steffans
Zane
Amos N. Wilson
Zora Neale Hurston
Ntozake Shange
Kelly Starling Lyons
Kadir Nelson
Tony Dungy
Martha Kennerson
Walter Mosley
Ta-Nehisi Coates
J. California Cooper
O.T. Begho
Taye Diggs
J.J. Smith
Ijeoma Oluo
Chancellor Williams
asha bandele
Sadeqa Johnson
Naleighna Kai
Edwidge Danticat
Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Kiki Swinson
Yosef Ben-Jochannan
Tiffani Quarles-Sanders
Timothy George
Iyanla Vanzant
Yvonne S. Thornton
Colson Whitehead
Herb Boyd
Anthony Browder
Cornel West
Malaika Adero
Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Angela Johnson
James Earl Hardy
E. Lynn Harris
Toni Morrison
Beverly Jenkins
Marita Golden
Na’im Akbar
Leo & Diane Dillon
Maya Angelou
Jacqueline Woodson
Barack Obama
jessica Care moore
Tia Williams
Wahida Clark
Alice Walker
Sister Souljah
Shannon Holmes
Leonce Gaiter
Jason Reynolds
Langston Hughes
Tiffany Warren
John A. Williams
Kwei Quartey
Kimberla Lawson Roby
W.E.B. Du Bois
Robin Walker
Wade Hudson
Kwame Alexander
Mildred D. Taylor
Bebe Moore Campbell
Cedella Marley
Yaa Gyasi
Eric Jerome Dickey
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
d. E. Rogers
Brenda Jackson
Cheryl Willis Hudson
Tavis Smiley
Carl Weber
Michael Baisden
Alicia D. Williams
Saul Williams
K’wan
Michelle Alexander
George G. M. James
Terrie Williams
Trice Hickman
Jawanza Kunjufu
Margot Lee Shetterly
Ivan Van Sertima
John Henrik Clarke
Teri Woods
Joy Deja King