Black Owned Publishing Companies

We are in the process of reviewing the more than 1,900 imprints in our database to identify all of the ones owned by people of African descent, so this list will grow beyond the 118 listed below. If you know of a publisher not listed, please enter their name in the comments below.

In the spirit of #ReadingBlack visit the pages of these publishers and check out the book they are offering. For many, Like Black Classic Press and Just Us Books, the buy button provides links directly to their websites.

Also check out top 100 publisher imprints, based upon total number of bestselling books.

  1. 220 Communications
  2. 3 Sisters Books
  3. A & B Book Dist Inc
  4. A New Quality Publishing
  5. A&B Publishers Group
  6. AALBC.com
  7. acVernon Menchan
  8. Adiva Publishing
  9. Africa World Press & The Red Sea Press
  10. African American Images
  11. African Books Collective
  12. African Tree Press
  13. Afrikan World Infosystems
  14. Amber Books
  15. Amber Communications Group, Inc.
  16. Ashay by the Bay
  17. Aspicomm Books
  18. Betty Dopson
  19. BlaccStarr Media Group
  20. Black Academy Press, Incorporated
  21. Black Alchemist Press
  22. Black Bayou Press
  23. Black Bird Press
  24. Black Classic Press
  25. Black Diva Publishing
  26. Black Pearl Books
  27. Black Think Tank
  28. BlackWords
  29. Blue Nile Press
  30. Brand Nu Words
  31. Broadside Press
  32. Brown Girl Press
  33. Brown Girls Books
  34. Capital BookFest Books
  35. Cassava Republic Press
  36. CEMOTAP Publications
  37. College Press Publishers
  38. Cushcity Communications
  39. Cushite Press
  40. Dare Books
  41. DAVID RIVERA JR
  42. Delphine Publications
  43. Denise Bolds
  44. Disilgold
  45. Dogon Village Books
  46. Drum and Spear Press
  47. Duho Books
  48. EVO Universe
  49. F C N Publishing Co.
  50. Farrah Gray Publishing, Inc.
  51. Florence Anthony
  52. Genesis Press
  53. Ghettoheat
  54. GhettoLectual Publishing
  55. Good2go Publishing
  56. Griots Republic
  57. Harlem World Publishing
  58. Helga Rogers
  59. Howard University Press
  60. Ian Randle Publishers
  61. J.T. Smith Publishing
  62. Jacquelin Thomas Presents
  63. Jesse B. Creative
  64. Johnson Publishing Company, Inc.
  65. Just Us Books
  66. Karen Hunter Media
  67. Karibu Books
  68. Kennerson Books
  69. Laughing Black Vampire Productions
  70. Life Changing Books
  71. Lotus Press
  72. Lushena Books
  73. M.W. Moore Publications
  74. Mahogany Star Publishing
  75. Manisy WIllows Books
  76. Margaret Johnson-Hodge
  77. Marguerite Press
  78. Marimba Books
  79. Melanin Origins LLC
  80. Mildred C Smith
  81. Mildred C. Smith
  82. Monda Media, Inc.
  83. Monica F Anderson
  84. Moore Black Press
  85. Mosaic Literary Magazine
  86. Ms. Frosty Publishing Company
  87. My Bible Culture
  88. Nation of Islam
  89. New Beacon Books Ltd
  90. Official Writers League
  91. Path Press
  92. Phillywriter.com, LLC
  93. Pines One Publications
  94. Poets Pay Rent, Too
  95. Publishing Associates
  96. Q-Boro Books
  97. RedBone Press
  98. Relentless Content
  99. Runagate Multimedia
  100. Sadorian Publications
  101. Sandra A. Ottey
  102. Sankofa Books
  103. Sarah Gordon Weathersby
  104. Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
  105. Seaburn
  106. Seeing Black Press
  107. Teri Woods Publishing
  108. The Cartel Publications
  109. The Elombe Brath Foundation
  110. The Pantheon Collective (TPC)
  111. Third World Press
  112. Triple Crown Publications
  113. United Brothers
  114. Valjeanne Jeffers-Thompson
  115. Villarosa Media
  116. Word of Mouth Books
  117. Writersandpoets.com
  118. Wyatt Tee Walker