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Jim Crow

The Underground Railroad
African American Writers
Sunny Solomon

The Underground Railroad

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD Is it true that Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Underground Railroad “traces the terrible wounds of slavery,” as Michael Schaub wrote

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Authors of color
Sunny Solomon

Home

HOME   —   MORE THAN A HOUSE OR THE PLACE YOU COME FROM “Home” is rather like a jigsaw puzzle (another of my favorite pastimes). It

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Mudbound

MUDBOUND Hillary Jordan’s novel, Mudbound, carries the reader back to a 1940s Mississippi rife with hatred, prejudice, and bigotry. Since the first chapter opens with

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Help

THE HELP Kathryn Stockett‘s debut novel, The Help, is so popular (my recently purchased copy was a seventh edition of the paperback) that another positive

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