A Beautiful Collage of Our Top 100 Bestselling Authors

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James Baldwin
Nikki Grimes
Alice Walker
Nikki Woods
Aaron McGruder
Floyd Cooper
Cornel West
Donald Goines
Jesmyn Ward
Ntozake Shange
Langston Hughes
Lupita Nyong’o
Cheryl Willis Hudson
Nikki Giovanni
Kwei Quartey
Chancellor Williams
Leonce Gaiter
Kimberla Lawson Roby
Victoria Christopher Murray
Sister Souljah
Garcelle Beauvais
ReShonda Tate Billingsley
asha bandele
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Kiki Swinson
Kelly Starling Lyons
Jacqueline Woodson
W.E.B. Du Bois
Derrick Bell
Jason Reynolds
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Carleen Brice
Sadeqa Johnson
Yosef Ben-Jochannan
James Earl Hardy
David Covin
George G. M. James
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Lerone Bennett
Naleighna Kai
Taye Diggs
J. California Cooper
Jawanza Kunjufu
E. Lynn Harris
Tia Williams
Walter Mosley
Robert Fleming
Martha Kennerson
Octavia Butler
Na’im Akbar
Kadir Nelson
Leo & Diane Dillon
Shannon Holmes
J.J. Smith
Nikki Turner
Ijeoma Oluo
Tavis Smiley
Bernice L. McFadden
Donna Drew Sawyer
Adijah & Atiya Brabham
Saul Williams
M. D. Williams
Brit Bennett
Crystal Swain-Bates
Guy Johnson
Tonya Bolden
Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Jerdine Nolen
Barack Obama
Rita Williams-Garcia
Virginia Hamilton
Vickie M. Stringer
Nkechi Taifa
Terry McMillan
Tiffani Quarles-Sanders
Marita Golden
Ernest Gaines
Kevin Powell
Brenda Jackson
Robin Walker
Eric Jerome Dickey
Herb Boyd
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
Yaa Gyasi
Terrie Williams
Carole Boston Weatherford
Cedella Marley
Frances Cress Welsing
John Steptoe
Colson Whitehead
jessica Care moore
Clarence V. Reynolds
Margot Lee Shetterly
John Henrik Clarke
Daniel Black
T. N. Baker
Stacey Abrams
John A. Williams
Kevin Y. Brown
Isabel Wilkerson
Yvonne S. Thornton
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Kwame Alexander
Cerece Rennie Murphy
Amanda Gorman