Bearing witness: selections from African-American autobiography in the twentieth century

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Pantheon Books, Aug 6, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 385 pages
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ion from the rich literature of African American autobiography documents the experience of being black in America, from slavery to present day, in the words of Frederick Douglass, Toni Morrison, and forty other contributors.

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certain misogynist and homophobic views of some of the authors were quite disappointing, but the good essays were so good that i give the book four stars. there were a lot of women writers included, too, which was awesome. Read full review

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MARITA BONNER
24
ZORA NEALE HURSTON
32
RICHARD WRIGHT
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