Joshua McCarter Simpson - African-American Poets of the .
George Moses Horton was the first African-American poet to be published in the Southern part of the United States. His book, "The Hope of Liberty," was published in 1828 while he was still enslaved. Horton wasGeorge Moses Horton was the first African-American poet to be published in the Southern part of the United States.
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.
Octavia Butler --- (June 1947 – February was an American science fiction writer. Recipient of the Hugo, the Nebula awards, & the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant.
On May 1950 Gwendolyn Brooks, poet, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for "Annie Allen" (her Collection of Poetry). She became the First African American to receive the Pulitzer Prize. I met the Illinois Poet Laureate in the mid Such a humble beautiful person!
Famous Black Women Entrepreneurs --The African American Heritage told By Gramps James