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American author Tayari Jones has won the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction for her novel “An American Marriage”. The book portraits a young African American’s wrongful conviction and how it affects his marriage. It is a story of love, loss and loyalty, the resilience of the human spirit painted on a big political canvas – ..
Ntozake Shange (70), the noted African-American Playwright, poet and author, has passed away in Maryland, United States on October 27, 2018. Her most acclaimed theatre piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf”, which describe the racism, sexism, violence and rape experienced by seven black ..
Topics: African-American literature • American writers • Betsey • Betsey Brown • For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf • Guggenheim Fellows • Liliane • Lost in language & sound • Nappy edges • Ntozake Shange • Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo