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Ralph Ellison

Why Ralph Ellison Never Followed Invisible Man

One of the great mysteries of 20th-century literary history is why Ralph Ellison never completed…

BLACK HISTORY: 10 Writers Everyone Must Read

Over the 400-year course of African-American history, there have been many inspirational, irreplaceable voices speaking…

Indivisible Man

In 2010 when I set out to launch a national storytelling project that would employ…

Why African-American Books Should Be Required Reading for All Americans

Black history is not just for Black people. Just as the world is not painted in…

TRAVELING MAN

When my 6 AM flight for Memphis takes off from LaGuardia Airport, I’m snoring in…