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50 Books That Every African American Should Read

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from Black Art Depot Today

The Phillis Wheatley Monument

☆ The Phillis Wheatley Monument ☞ The first African-American poet and first African-American woman to publish a book in the United States :¦: Artist Sculptor Meredith Bergmann ☆

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African American Writers of the 19th Century. Women demanding their place in literature was a prospect that was already difficult enough, but for African American female writers this task was doubly daunting. This is a website dedicated to the persistent African American female authors who advanced not only women's rights, but civil rights as well.

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Harriet Ann Jacobs (February 11, 1813 – March 7, 1897) was an African-American writer who escaped from slavery and became an abolitionist speaker and reformer. Jacobs' single work, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, published in 1861 under the pseudonym Linda Brent, was one of the first autobiographical narratives about the struggle for freedom by female slaves and an account of the sexual harassment and abuse they endured.

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20+ African American Women Writers You Should Know

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50 Books That Every African American Should Read

I was in college and I performed a part of this choreopoem... So DOPE!!!! The movie was okay for me, but nothing like this book.

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from Mail Online

Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than seventy years after being freed

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed.

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