Black Authors

Torchy Brown

Torchy Brown first appeared in the Pittsburgh Courier in the 1937-38 comic strip Dixie to Harlem, drawn by the first Black Female Cartoonist, Jackie Ormes.

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Naomi Sims

Naomi Sims: Entrepreneur; Writer; Fashion Model Naomi Sims, one of the top Black businesswomen in the United States, began her career as the first Black

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Oh No She Didn’t

“My friends admit I am black, beautiful and sometimes bitchy, but only when the situation calls for it. If life were a painting I’d be

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Shut Ya Mout’

Who is the man Who would risk his neck for his brother man? SPADE! Who’s the cat who won’t cop out When there’s danger all

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