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Great African American Authors: Program 5: 1954 - 1967

28 minutes

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With the Civil Rights Movement in full swing, racial tensions escalate in America. In response, African American writers give rise to a new literary expression-Black Power. Authors discussed include: Chester Himes, Lorraine Hansberry, Amiri Baraka, and Nikki Giovanni.

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Runtime: 28 minutes

Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 1: 1761 - 1901
Great African American Authors
Episode 1
28 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 2: 1902 - 1924
Great African American Authors
Episode 2
28 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 3: 1925 - 1937
Great African American Authors
Episode 3
28 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 4: 1938 - 1953
Great African American Authors
Episode 4
28 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 5: 1954 - 1967
Great African American Authors
Episode 5
28 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 6: 1968 - 1982
Great African American Authors
Episode 6
28 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 7: 1982 - 1993
Great African American Authors
Episode 7
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 8: 1993 - Present
Great African American Authors
Episode 8
27 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12