For Immediate Release: Troy Johnson, CEO & Founder of AALBC.COM Tribute


by Heather Covington

President of the YOUnity Reviewers Guild of America

Troy Johnson is the CEO and founder of, known as the African American Literature Book Club.  He founded the website  in 1997 to help promote authors on the web.

Today, Troy Johnson’s features an extensive listing of Author Profiles, variety of reviews from literary and music to  plays and movies, plus a Discussion Board frequented by booklovers and authors. partnered with Mosaic  and Harlem World where he serves as the senior editor of the publication. Kam Williams and Thumper diligently contribute reviews to the site as well as independent reviewers.

As the web designer  of, the site is noted as the most popular site for African American Literature.

Mr. Johnson holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, an MS in Information System Engineering from Polytechnic University, a BS in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University and has completed Stanford University’s Publishing on the Web course. His site can be visited at


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