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E. Lynn Harris

E. Lynn Harris  

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(1955–2009), novelist.Developing a Black male homosexual canon empowered E. Lynn Harris to testify to his experiences and spark conversation on an often taboo topic. Growing up in Little Rock, ...
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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2002
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Literature
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640 words

The bestselling first volume of Maya Angelou's serial autobiography inaugurated a new era of African American women's writing. Published

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou  

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1928– )Black US writer, whose status as a national icon was confirmed by her reading one of her poems, ‘On the Pulse of the Morning’, at President Clinton's inauguration in 1993.Born in St Louis, ...

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