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Highlighting authors born in the month of January 

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.

Zora Neale Hurston   John Hope Franklin   Walter Mosley   Flora Nwapa   Dudley Randall   Ernest Gaines   Gloria Naylor   Angela Davis   Julius Lester   

Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780062748218
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Published: Amistad - January 7th, 2020

Trouble Is What I Do (Leonid McGill) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316491136
Published: Mulholland Books - February 25th, 2020

The Black Poets Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553275636
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Published: Bantam - April 1st, 1985

A Lesson Before Dying: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375702709
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Published: Vintage - September 28th, 1997

The Women of Brewster Place: A Novel in Seven Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140066906
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Books - June 30th, 1983

Angela Davis--An Autobiography Cover Image
ISBN: 9780717806676
Availability: Special Order
Published: International Publishers - December 1st, 1988

Day of Tears (Coretta Scott King Author Honor Title) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781423104094
Availability: Backordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2007