Tag: Black Books

Biography of Gwendolyn Brooks, the People’s Poet | ThoughtCo

Gwendolyn Brooks, African American Author, Black Author, African American Literature, Black Literature, African American Books, Black Books, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, KINDR'D Magazine, KINDR'D, Willoughby Avenue, WRIIT,
Jeffrey Somers, ThoughtCo Gwendolynn Brooks. Bettmann / Getty Images. Featured Image n many ways, Gwendolyn Brooks embodies the black American experience of the 20th century. Born into a family that moved to Chicago as part of the Great Migration of blacks to the north of the country, she made her way through school during the Great Depression and pursued a […]
Read More

Ta-Nehisi Coates On Magic, Memory And The Underground Railroad | NPR

Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Underground Railroad, African American Author, Black Author, African American Literature, Black Literature, African American Books, Black Books, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, KINDR'D Magazine, KINDR'D, Willoughby Avenue, WRIIT,
Terry Gross, NPR Ta-Nehisi Coates’ 2014 Atlantic Magazine cover story, “The Case for Reparations,” led to a national conversation about how to reckon with injustices resulting from years of slavery. He won a National Book Award in 2015 for Between the World and Me. Gabriella Demczuk/The New York Times. Featured Image rowing up in Maryland, author Ta-Nehisi Coates was enthralled […]
Read More