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Richard Wright, 1908-1960, Journalist, Author, Poet /African American writer and poet Richard Wright is best known for Black Boy, a moving account of his childhood and youth in the South.

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30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

Native Son by Richard Wright- read it for college, don't remember it, but next to my list i wrote "okay"

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Celebrating Black History: 50 Cultural Giants

Richard Wright

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33 Must-Read Books To Celebrate Banned Books Week

Native Son by Richard Wright | 33 Must-Read Books To Celebrate Banned Books Week

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No Name in the Street by James Baldwin

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african americans in 1930's | Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area - Wikipedia, the free ...

Richard Wright. Native Son's author---Interesting. I don't think I've ever see him before. I a lot of ways, it was as difficult as James Baldwin. But, I was I more quickly able to latch onto a "familiar figure" I guess. His "mama."

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Richard Wright (September 4, 1908 - November 28, 1960) published his first short story at the age of 16. Later, he found employment with the Federal Writers Project and received critical acclaim for Uncle Tom's Children, a collection of four stories. He’s well known for the 1940 bestseller Native Son and his 1945 autobiography Black Boy.

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— Today In History ‘Richard Wright, author of...

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Richard Wright Quotes

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