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Frantz Fanon

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Frantz Fanon, in full Frantz Omar Fanon, (born July 20, 1925, Fort-de-France, Martinique—died December 6, 1961, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.), West Indian psychoanalyst and social philosopher...
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James Baldwin

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James Baldwin, in full James Arthur Baldwin, (born August 2, 1924, New York, New York—died December 1, 1987, Saint-Paul, France), American essayist, novelist, and playwright...
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Alice Walker

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Alice Walker, in full Alice Malsenior Walker, (born February 9, 1944, Eatonton, Georgia, U.S.), an American writer whose novels, short stories, and poems are noted...
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Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou, original name Marguerite Annie Johnson, (born April 4, 1928, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.—died May 28, 2014, Winston-Salem, North Carolina), American poet, memoirist, and...
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Langston Hughes

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Langston Hughes was an American poet, novelist, and playwright whose African-American themes made him a primary contributor to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. Langston...
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Toni Morrison

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Toni Morrison, original name Chloe Anthony Wofford, (born February 18, 1931, Lorain, Ohio, U.S.), American writer noted for her examination of black experience (particularly black...
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René Maran

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René Maran was born on this date in 1887. He was a Black French journalist, and the first black writer to win the renowned French...
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Melvin Tolson

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Melvin Tolson, in full Melvin Beaunorus Tolson, (born Feb. 6, 1898, Moberly, Mo., U.S.—died Aug. 29, 1966, Dallas, Texas?), an African-American poet who worked within...