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New African American literary genres challenged the racial inequalities of mainstream America, and the idea of “Black is Beautiful” emerged. Authors discussed include: Richard Wright, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph Ellison, and James Baldwin.
Runtime: 28 minutes 38 seconds
Great African American Authors: Program 1: 1761 - 1901
Great African American Authors: Program 2: 1902 - 1924
Great African American Authors: Program 3: 1925 - 1937
Great African American Authors: Program 4: 1938 - 1953
Great African American Authors: Program 5: 1954 - 1967
Great African American Authors: Program 6: 1968 - 1982
Great African American Authors: Program 7: 1982 - 1993
Great African American Authors: Program 8: 1993 - Present
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