National Authors Day: An Ode to Black Authors

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  • Teri Woods
  • Toni Morrison
  • Ralph Waldo Ellison
  • Sister Souljah
  • Chinua Achebe
  • James Baldwin
  • Alice Walker
  • Terry McMillan
  • Black Authors You Need to Know
  • Maya Angelou
  • Langston Hughes

Ralph Waldo Ellison

Ralph Waldo Ellison is best known for his novel, Invisible Man, which won the National Book Award in 1953. It tells the story of a Black man's struggles to find his place in White American society.

(photo: Library of Congress via Wikicommons)

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