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AFR111: Introduction to Black Culture: Books

Fall 2016, K. Quashie

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For background, criticism, and identifying possible authors:

  • African American authors
  • African American dramatists
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  • African Americans - Poetry
  • Harlem Renaissance

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Author:  Morrison Toni

Subject:  Morrison, Toni

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