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May 7, 2022

Isabel Wilkerson is an american journalist and author of the book Castes The Origins of our discontent. She was born in Washington DC, graduated from Howard University where she earned a degree in Journalism. She won the Putlizer Prize for her first book The Warmth of Others Sun.


Feb 21, 2022

Imbolo Mbue is a Cameroonian-American novelist and short-story writer based in New York City. She is known for her debut novel Behold the Dreamers, which has garnered her the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the Blue Metropolis Words to Change Award.


Dec 13, 2021

Aime Cesaire is a Martinican  and French poet, author, and politician. He was one of the founders of the Negritude movement in francophone literature . He was born June 26, 1913 in BASSE POINTE , MARTINIQUE and died in 2008.


Oct 16, 2021

Zadie Smith is a an English novelist, essayist and short-story writer. Her debut novel White Teeth immediately became a best seller and won her number of awards. She is a tenured professor in the creative writing faculty of New York University since 2010.


Sep 18, 2021

Yaa Gyasi ( born in 1989 ) is a ghanaian-american novelist. Her debut novel Homegoing published in 2016 won her at the age of 26, the National Book Critic Circle award and the Pen/Hemingway award .