Get familiar with these award-winning Black fiction writers who have contributed to the culture in immeasurable ways.

This list of must-read memoirs written by Black authors will help you get familiar with some of the most powerful biographical stories being told.

Inside is a curated list of books by black authors we suggest you read before 2022 comes to an end. Let us know what you think we should add.


There aren’t many life skills more important to a child than learning how to read. Here are 50 books every Black teen should read.


The presence and energy of several Black authors stood out in the pictures and clips from the weekend's festivities. 

In honor of National Reading Month, here are five books you and your kids and teens should be reading this month, and these books just so happen to be written by Black authors too! 

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The death of bell hooks drew attention to why the acclaimed author and noted feminist born Gloria Watkins spelled her pen name with all lowercase letters.

It appears that a Karen by way of Virginia Beach is hoping to ban one of Morrison's most important pieces of literature from her school district, along with works by other Black authors that deal in themes of race.


Reading books may be going out of style in America, but there are seemingly more published Black authors today than ever before.

Nia Mya Reese also inspires other young writers in her school.