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Isabel Wilkerson, author of the masterpiece book: The Warmth of Other Suns won the Pulitzer Prize in journalism. She studied journalism at Howard University where she was editor-in-chief for the Howard University Hilltop student newspaper. Black History Facts, Black History Month, Black Power, Kings & Queens, Howard University, African Diaspora, Black Girls Rock, Before Us, African American History

Isabel Wilkerson, the first African American/Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism and author of the masterpiece book: "The Warmth of Other Sons." She studied journalism at Howard University where she was editor-in-chief for the Howard University Hilltop student newspaper.

Nella Larsen, an acclaimed novelist of the Harlem Renaissance, became the first African American woman to win a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. Most famous for her two books, "Passing" and "Quicksand", she disappeared from the public eye after a plagia African American Culture, African American Women, African Americans, Native American, Harlem Renaissance Writers, By Any Means Necessary, Brave, African Diaspora, Black Pride

Nella Larsen Biography at Black History Now

Related Black History Biographies: Pauline E. Hopkins 1859-1930 Pauline E. Hopkins was a talented and politically motivated writer of fiction, essays, and biographies. Her early publishing efforts,...

Written By: Aaron Reynolds 2009 Genre: historical Fiction This book views Rosa Parks's 1955 refusal to give up her bus seat. We see this through the eyes of a boy seated with his mother in the rear of the bus. Free Books To Read, Free Books Online, Books To Read Online, My Books, Read Books, Daily 5, Mentor Texts, Readers Workshop, Reading Levels

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ASALH – The Founders of Black History Month

For more information on the Journal of African American History, click here. Founded in 1916 as The Journal of Negro History by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, The Journal of African American History (JAAH) is […]

We need diverse books. We need diverse authors. Diversify your reading list with these great reads and African American authors. I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Reading Lists, Book Lists, African American Literature, American History, Black Authors

10 African American Authors You Should Be Reading

We need diverse books. We need diverse authors. Diversify your reading list with these great reads and African American authors.

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Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism

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100 Must-Read African-American Books

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry - Deep, powerful look at one family's struggle through poverty and racism in the I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, Ya Books, Amazing Books, Amazing Art, Deviant Art, Barnes And Noble Books, Cody Christian

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

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Read "Not Without Laughter" by Langston Hughes available from Rakuten Kobo. A shining star of the Harlem Renaissance movement, Langston Hughes is one of modern literature's most revered African-Am. Langston Hughes, I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Black History Books, Black Books, African American Literature, American History, British History

Not Without Laughter

A shining star of the Harlem Renaissance movement, Langston Hughes is one of modern literature's most revered African-American authors. Although best known for his poetry, Hughes produced in Not Without Laughter a powerful and pioneering classic novel.This stirring coming-of-age tale unfolds in 1930s rural Kansas. A poignant portrait of African-American family life in the early twentieth century, it follows the story of young Sandy Rogers as he grows from a boy to a man. We meet Sandy's…

Harlem Renaissance (From the cover of the April 1923 issue of The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races, the official monthly publication of the NAACP Harlem Renaissance, Renaissance Artists, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Black Art, Harlem Nights, Black Magazine, African American Culture, African Diaspora

Voices of the Harlem Renaissance: Process

Harlem Renaissance (From the cover of the April 1923 issue of The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races, the official monthly publication of the NAACP (1910-present)

: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston -- Learn about the life of an important voice of American Literature during the Harlem Renaissance -- Zora Neale Hurston African American Literature, African American Women, American History, American Poets, Native American, African Americans, British History, Black Art, Zora Neale Hurston

Zora!: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston was confident, charismatic, and determined to be extraordinary. As a young woman, Hurston lived and wrote alongside such prominent authors as Langston Hughes and Alain Locke during the Harlem Renaissance. But unfortunately, despite writing the luminary work Their Eyes Were Watching God, she was always short of money. Though she took odd jobs as a housemaid and as the personal assistant to an actress, Zora often found herself in abject poverty. Through it all, Zora kept…

"The Book of American Negro Poetry" edited by Harlem Renaissance great James Weldon Johnson. Books To Buy, I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Black History Books, Black History Facts, Black Books, African Literature

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“ We Are Your Sisters: Black Women in the Nineteenth Century by Dorothy Sterling “ We Are Your Sisters, a collection of letters, oral histories, and excerpts from diaries and. Black History Books, Black History Facts, Black Books, American Women, African American Literature, I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books

Black Women in History

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An Alabama lawmaker wants to ban Toni Morrison’s first novel, The Bluest Eye, from high school reading lists. Books You Should Read, I Love Books, Good Books, My Books, Bluest Eye, Nobel Prize In Literature, Toni Morrison, Common Core Reading, Portraits

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A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK! Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison powerfully examines our obsession with beauty and