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African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of .... Wheatley was not only the first African American to publish a book , but also the first to achieve an international reputation as a writer. Born in Senegal ... Another early African-American author was Jupiter Hammon (1711– 1806?)


Phillis Wheatley, the First African American Published Book of Poetry September 1, 1773. Phillis Wheatley was only seven or eight years old when she was ...


Our list of prominent African-American authors includes Toni Morrison, who has detailed the lives of black characters who struggle with identity amidst racism ...


Feb 18, 2012 ... In that spirit, below find ten African-American authors whose works ... though misunderstood, quote, “Bill Clinton is our first black president.


What follows is a list of prominent Black authors who have left a mark on the ... the same year she became the first Black woman to have a screenplay produced.


Sep 19, 2013 ... That means, most probably, this is the first novel written by a black ... of the author forever changes the history of African-American literature, ...


Harriet E. Wilson became the first African American novelist of either gender to publish a book in North America on September 5, 1859.


Two of his most controversial books were, Native Son (1940) and Black Boy ( 1945). He was the first African-American author whose book (Native Boy) was ...


Feb 16, 2016 ... Another early African American author was Jupiter Hammon (1711–1806?). Hammon, considered the first published Black writer in America, ...


African American Poetry contains nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets ... 1883?), author of The Hope of Liberty (1829), the first book published in the ...