Black Literature

Literature written by African Americans.

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New Releases Tagged "Black Literature"

Rise to the Sun
How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House
The Man Who Lived Underground
Caul Baby
Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance
The Rib King
I Am the Rage
The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person
Frying Plantain
Black Girls Must Die Exhausted
The Half-God of Rainfall
It's Not All Downhill from Here
I've Been Meaning to Tell You: A Letter to My Daughter
Mesmo que eu vá embora
Black and British: A Forgotten History
All the Things We Never Knew
Their Eyes Were Watching God
The Color Purple
Beloved
The Bluest Eye
Between the World and Me
Invisible Man
The Underground Railroad
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou's Autobiography, #1)
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Homegoing
The Fire Next Time
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Kindred
Native Son
The Hate U Give (The Hate U Give, #1)

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Idowu Koyenikan
Most people write me off when they see me. They do not know my story. They say I am just an African. They judge me before they get to know me. What they do not know is The pride I have in the blood that runs through my veins; The pride I have in my rich culture and the history of my people; The pride I have in my strong family ties and the deep connection to my community; The pride I have in the African music, African art, and African dance; The pride I have in my name and the meaning behind it. ...more
idowu koyenikan, Wealth for all Africans: How Every African Can Live the Life of Their Dreams

Octavia E. Butler
He moved uncomfortably. "Reading's too much trouble. Mr. Jennings said I was too stupid to learn anyway." "Who's Mr. Jennings?" "He's the schoolmaster." "Is he?" I shook my head in disgust. "He shouldn't be. Listen, do you think you're stupid?" "No." A small hesitant no. "But I read as good as Daddy does already. Why should I have to do more than that?" "You don't have to. You can stay just the way you are. Of course, that would give Mr. Jennings the satisfaction of thinking he was right about y ...more
Octavia E. Butler, Kindred

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