Black Indian Slave Narratives: Few people realize that Native Americans were enslaved right alongside the African Americans . Fewer still realize that many Native Americans owned African Americans and Native Americans from other tribes. From the interviews with former slaves that were collected by the Federal Writers' Project during the 1930s, this volume offers 27 of the most absorbing firsthand testimonies about African American and Native American relationships in the 19th century…
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.
In honor of Black History Month, we're sharing some of the best and brightest African American authors you need to read now.
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.
Zora Neale Hurston ♫ "I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions." --- Letter from Zora Neale Hurston to Countee Cullen