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365 Black History Authors


Highlighting authors born in the month of November

These are the famous Black writers who have fearlessly studied cultural stigmas, provided intimate life details, presented new ideas and created impressive fiction through literary works. For their prophetic genius, these men and women have earned Pulitzer Prizes, NAACP awards and even Nobel Prizes, among other honors and their works will be highlighted on their birth months.

Chinua Achebe   Colson Whitehead   Gayl Jones   Tina McElroy Ansa   Derrick Bell   Howard Thurman   Uzodinma Iweala   J. California Cooper