Books with Black Protagonists
Books featuring black heroes/heroines
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2 Kindred
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 25,408 ratings
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3 Wench
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 10,700 ratings
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4 Native Son
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 52,087 ratings
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5 Things Fall Apart (The Afri...
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 154,351 ratings
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6 Half of a Yellow Sun
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 27,212 ratings
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7 Invisible Man
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 89,174 ratings
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8 Jubilee
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 2,029 ratings
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9 Black Boy
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 29,446 ratings
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10 Devil in a Blue Dress (Easy...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 9,817 ratings
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11 The Color Purple
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 304,004 ratings
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12 Veterans of the Psychic Wars
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4.55 of 5 stars 4.55 avg rating — 29 ratings
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13 Roots: The Saga of an Ameri...
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4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 92,831 ratings
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14 Go Tell It on the Mountain
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 20,299 ratings
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15 Beloved
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 181,617 ratings
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16 Dessa Rose
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 385 ratings
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17 The Old Man and the Medal
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 111 ratings
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18 Anthills of the Savannah
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 1,820 ratings
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19 For God, Country and the Co...
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20 A Grain of Wheat
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 1,614 ratings
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21 So Long a Letter
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 2,947 ratings
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22 Diary of a Freedom Writer: ...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 68 ratings
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22 Resurrecting Cybele
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 9 ratings
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22 His Dark Lady
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 47 ratings
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22 Ashes to Ashes: Screenplay
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26 Song of Solomon
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 44,814 ratings
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27 The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 3,279 ratings
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28 The Bluest Eye
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 92,769 ratings
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29 Arrow of God (The African T...
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 2,073 ratings
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30 The Only Son
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings
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31 Oil Man of Obange
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32 Serial Games (Virginia Just...
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32 The Water of Sunlight
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3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings
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32 The Blood of Titans
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 14 ratings
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32 Light Under the House
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 33 ratings
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32 Under Color of Law
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32 Little Miss Strange
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 6 ratings
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32 Liccle Bit
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings
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32 The Cleansing
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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings
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32 Black Mamba Boy
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 572 ratings
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32 The Good Enough Husband
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 44 ratings
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32 Haunting (Hexed Thrillogy, #1)
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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 10 ratings
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32 The Black Fairy and The Dra...
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4.76 of 5 stars 4.76 avg rating — 21 ratings
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44 The Pull Out Method
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 21 ratings
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44 Qualified Immunity
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings
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44 Lyrics Alley
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 644 ratings
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44 The Black Fairy and the Dra...
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4.76 of 5 stars 4.76 avg rating — 21 ratings
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48 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective...
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 137,221 ratings
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49 Little Green: An Easy Rawli...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,141 ratings
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50 Purple Hibiscus
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 15,568 ratings
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50 books · 39 voters · list created December 27th, 2011 by Lucky Stevens (votes) .
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