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Notable African-American Literary Figures


Alice Walker

Alice Walker

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The following list includes African-American writers, poets, journalists, and playwrights, who contributed to the advancement of literature in the United States, including Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and more.



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