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Marita Golden
Terrie Williams
Lupita Nyong’o
John Steptoe
Kwame Alexander
Tony Dungy
Octavia Butler
Leo & Diane Dillon
E. Lynn Harris
Vickie M. Stringer
Zora Neale Hurston
J. California Cooper
Innosanto Nagara
Teri Woods
Joy Deja King
Jesmyn Ward
Herb Boyd
Jawanza Kunjufu
Kadir Nelson
Isabel Wilkerson
Toni Morrison
Derrick Bell
Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Sapphire
Iceberg Slim
Sister Souljah
Walter Mosley
Shannon Holmes
Robert Fleming
J.J. Smith
Tavis Smiley
Tonya Bolden
Nikki Giovanni
Aaron McGruder
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Yosef Ben-Jochannan
Sadeqa Johnson
Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl
Geri Spencer Hunter
Kiki Swinson
Naleighna Kai
W.E.B. Du Bois
Tiffani Quarles-Sanders
Alice Walker
Beverly Jenkins
Carter G. Woodson
Tiffany Warren
Anthony Browder
John Henrik Clarke
Kevin Powell
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Carole Boston Weatherford
Mildred D. Taylor
Colson Whitehead
Michael Baisden
JaQuavis Coleman
Carmen Bryan
Edwidge Danticat
Margot Lee Shetterly
Malaika Adero
Chancellor Williams
Timothy George
Guy Johnson
Ernest Gaines
Crystal Swain-Bates
Kevin Y. Brown
Yaa Gyasi
K’wan
d. E. Rogers
James Baldwin
Karrine Steffans
Brenda Jackson
Victoria Christopher Murray
Robin Walker
O.T. Begho
David Covin
Leonce Gaiter
Zane
Carleen Brice
Jacqueline Woodson
Kimberla Lawson Roby
Hill Harper
Wahida Clark
Donna Drew Sawyer
Tia Williams
Bernice L. McFadden
Michelle Alexander
Cheryl Willis Hudson
Cornel West
Michael Eric Dyson
T. D. Jakes
Frances Cress Welsing
ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Garcelle Beauvais
M. D. Williams
Rita Williams-Garcia
Wade Hudson
Terry McMillan
Saul Williams
Jabari Asim
Amos N. Wilson
Donald Goines
J. A. Rogers
Yvonne S. Thornton
jessica Care moore