Category : The Word

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Barbara Chase-Riboud

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Barbara Chase-Riboud was born on June 26, 1939, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Charles and Vivian Chase and is known for her controversial novel Sally Hemings, poetry, and sculptures, including the Malcolm X Steles....
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E. R. Braithwaite

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E.R. Braithwaite, (Eustace Edward Ricardo Braithwaite), Guyanese author and diplomat (born June 27, 1912, Georgetown, British Guiana [now Guyana]—died Dec. 12, 2016, Rockville, Md.), was the author of the...
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Paule Marshall

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Paule Marshall, original name Valenza Pauline Burke, (born April 9, 1929, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died August 12, 2019, Richmond, Virginia), American novelist whose works emphasized a...
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T. Thomas Fortune

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Though not as well known today as many of his contemporaries, T. Thomas Fortune was the foremost African American journalist of the late nineteenth and...
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Negro World

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The Negro World (1918–1933) was the organ of Marcus Garvey‘s Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), the most massive African-American and Pan-African movement of all time....