A global nonprofit publisher dedicated to African histories, cultures, literature & languages.

Diasporic Africa Press (DAP) is an independent, nonprofit publisher of serious non-fiction books about the African world. 

Founded in 2010, DAP continues to provide adult and young readers with books in African world cultures, histories, and literature found nowhere else.

Exploring African Art Histories, Cultures & Philosophies. 

Discover a world of new insight, cutting-edge research, and in-depth exploration in Orbis Africa Journal. Immerse yourself in thought-provoking articles, essays, and field reports, as well as art and artifacts culled from the African world. Join us on this global journey.


Targeting adults and young readers, our books are grounded in scholarship, written for accessibility, and designed to support discussion, teaching, and research.