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Lorraine Hansberry - A Raisin In The Sun Author

Houseful Of Black History | Lorraine Hansberry – Author

Lorraine Hansberry – 1930-1965 This post may contain affiliate links Yes, I’m loving all of the Black literary greats that were born right here in my very own city. This my dears, is Ms. Lorraine Hansberry who achieved instant…

Christopher Paul Curtis

Houseful Of Black History | Christoper Paul Curtis – Author

The second oldest of five siblings, Christopher was born and raised in Flint, Michigan which has been used as a prominent setting in several stories including The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 and Bucking the Sarge. Graduating from Flint Southwestern High…

Houseful Of Black History | Ashley Bryan – Author

This post may contain affiliate links. Ashley Bryan is a black illustrator born in New York in 1923. He is famous for his rhythmic retelling of African folktales, AND his fantastic illustrations to match. He has received the Coretta…

Houseful Of Black History | Jacqueline Woodson – Author

Jacqueline Woodson Residing in Brooklyn, NY, Woodson has penned several books for children across the age scale. Often times writing from things that have touched her heart personally, or just wondering how a story would play out in general,…

Black Authors Series: Sharon Flake

Houseful Of Black History | Sharon G. Flake – Author

You ever connect with someone online and just know that they are a great person in real life? Sharon Flake is the epitome of that. Her words are always measured, and she offers great insight into the current events…

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