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Americanah Americanah (Hardcover)
by (shelved 24 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.20 — 178,732 ratings — published 2013
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Their Eyes Were Watching God Their Eyes Were Watching God (Paperback)
by (shelved 22 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.85 — 261,087 ratings — published 1937
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Paperback)
by (shelved 21 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.16 — 414,516 ratings — published 1969
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Kindred Kindred (Paperback)
by (shelved 18 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.15 — 67,563 ratings — published 1979
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Invisible Man Invisible Man (Paperback)
by (shelved 17 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.81 — 204,368 ratings — published 1952
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The Bluest Eye The Bluest Eye (Paperback)
by (shelved 17 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.98 — 147,609 ratings — published 1970
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Beloved Beloved (Paperback)
by (shelved 16 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.74 — 328,842 ratings — published 1987
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Song of Solomon Song of Solomon (Paperback)
by (shelved 13 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.98 — 89,278 ratings — published 1977
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The Souls of Black Folk The Souls of Black Folk (Paperback)
by (shelved 13 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.20 — 33,933 ratings — published 1903
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Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1) Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1)
by (shelved 13 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.13 — 44,779 ratings — published 1993
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Between the World and Me Between the World and Me (Hardcover)
by (shelved 12 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.37 — 80,413 ratings — published 2015
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Sula Sula (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.85 — 53,757 ratings — published 1973
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Fledgling Fledgling (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.91 — 18,936 ratings — published 2005
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Half of a Yellow Sun Half of a Yellow Sun (Hardcover)
by (shelved 10 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.25 — 80,765 ratings — published 2006
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Paperback)
by (shelved 10 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.27 — 172,016 ratings — published 1965
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Giovanni's Room Giovanni's Room (Paperback)
by (shelved 10 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.19 — 42,574 ratings — published 1956
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Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1) Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 10 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.58 — 259,269 ratings — published 1958
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Purple Hibiscus Purple Hibiscus (Paperback)
by (shelved 9 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.07 — 46,278 ratings — published 2003
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Wild Seed (Patternmaster, #1) Wild Seed (Patternmaster, #1)
by (shelved 9 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.23 — 17,942 ratings — published 1980
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Push Push (Paperback)
by (shelved 9 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.82 — 57,648 ratings — published 1996
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Love Love (Paperback)
by (shelved 9 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.71 — 10,808 ratings — published 2002
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White Teeth White Teeth (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.73 — 129,982 ratings — published 1999
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Another Country Another Country (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.30 — 14,383 ratings — published 1962
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Go Tell It on the Mountain Go Tell It on the Mountain (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.99 — 56,165 ratings — published 1953
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Native Son Native Son (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.94 — 103,270 ratings — published 1940
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How to Be Black How to Be Black (Hardcover)
by (shelved 7 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.86 — 12,234 ratings — published 2012
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Devil in a Blue Dress (Easy Rawlins, #1) Devil in a Blue Dress (Easy Rawlins, #1)
by (shelved 7 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.93 — 18,278 ratings — published 1990
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Dawn (Xenogenesis, #1) Dawn (Xenogenesis, #1)
by (shelved 7 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.11 — 22,819 ratings — published 1987
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My Soul to Keep (African Immortals, #1) My Soul to Keep (African Immortals, #1)
by (shelved 7 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.22 — 7,169 ratings — published 1997
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Cheaters Cheaters (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.17 — 9,156 ratings — published 1999
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Friends and Lovers Friends and Lovers (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.19 — 10,964 ratings — published 1997
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A Mercy A Mercy (Hardcover)
by (shelved 7 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.63 — 24,421 ratings — published 2008
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Black Boy Black Boy (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.00 — 51,341 ratings — published 1945
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God Help the Child God Help the Child (Hardcover)
by (shelved 6 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.68 — 26,053 ratings — published 2015
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Brown Girl Dreaming Brown Girl Dreaming (Hardcover)
by (shelved 6 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.02 — 67,068 ratings — published 2014
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Twelve Years a Slave Twelve Years a Slave (ebook)
by (shelved 6 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.13 — 79,962 ratings — published 1853
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Women, Race, and Class Women, Race, and Class (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.32 — 15,890 ratings — published 1981
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On Beauty On Beauty (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.66 — 63,172 ratings — published 2005
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The Fire Next Time The Fire Next Time (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.38 — 27,811 ratings — published 1963
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Bloodchild and Other Stories Bloodchild and Other Stories (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.28 — 10,361 ratings — published 1995
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Notes of a Native Son Notes of a Native Son (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.32 — 14,674 ratings — published 1955
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Paradise (Toni Morrison Trilogy, #3) Paradise (Toni Morrison Trilogy, #3)
by (shelved 6 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.77 — 26,851 ratings — published 1997
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“It’s unfortunate really—how everyone can live on the same soil yet not even know the first thing about their neighbors.”
Ciore Taylor, The Conversation Starts Here: A Perspective of Self, Culture, and the American Society

“My skin is beautiful but it also serves as a huge barrier for so many opportunities that I want to pursue in life.”
Ciore Taylor, The Conversation Starts Here: A Perspective of Self, Culture, and the American Society

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