Isabel Wilkerson, the first African American/Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism and author of the masterpiece book: "The Warmth of Other Sons." She studied journalism at Howard University where she was editor-in-chief for the Howard University Hilltop student newspaper.
Nella Larsen Biography at Black History Now
Related Black History Biographies: Pauline E. Hopkins 1859-1930 Pauline E. Hopkins was a talented and politically motivated writer of fiction, essays, and biographies. Her early publishing efforts,...
ASALH – The Founders of Black History Month
For more information on the Journal of African American History, click here. Founded in 1916 as The Journal of Negro History by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, The Journal of African American History (JAAH) is […]
Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism
Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism [bell hooks] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism
Not Without Laughter
A shining star of the Harlem Renaissance movement, Langston Hughes is one of modern literature's most revered African-American authors. Although best known for his poetry, Hughes produced in Not Without Laughter a powerful and pioneering classic novel.This stirring coming-of-age tale unfolds in 1930s rural Kansas. A poignant portrait of African-American family life in the early twentieth century, it follows the story of young Sandy Rogers as he grows from a boy to a man. We meet Sandy's…
Voices of the Harlem Renaissance: Process
Harlem Renaissance (From the cover of the April 1923 issue of The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races, the official monthly publication of the NAACP (1910-present)
Zora!: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston was confident, charismatic, and determined to be extraordinary.As a young woman, Hurston lived and wrote alongside such prominent authors asLangston Hughes and Alain Locke during the Harlem Renaissance. But unfortunately,despite writing
Black Women in History
posttragicmulatto-deactivated20: “ We Are Your Sisters: Black Women in the Nineteenth CenturyPaperback by Dorothy Sterling (Editor), Mary Helen Washington (Introduction) Editorial Reviews ...