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BLACK FICTION authors you should defiantly read!!
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Reading allows us to connect the ideas from the pages to what you already know. Our book club creates opportunities for people to meet and discuss topics of mutual interest. We look forward to shared thoughts and points of view on the selected readings.
Considered a classic of the Harlem Renaissance and it is likely Hurston's best known work. The novel explores main character Janie Crawford's "ripening from a vibrant, but voiceless, teenage girl into a woman with her finger on the trigger of her own destiny".
Set in central and southern Florida in the early 20th century, the novel was initially poorly received. Since the late 20th century, it has been regarded as influential to both African - American literature and women's literature.
THEIR EYE WERE WATCHING GOD
American comedy web series created by and starring Issa Rae. It premiered on a dedicated YouTube channel on February 3, 2011.The show follows the life of J as she interacts with co-workers and love interests who place her in uncomfortable situations. The story is told through first-person narrative as J usually reveals how she feels about her circumstances through voice-over or dream sequence.
THE MISDVENTURES OF AWKWARD BLACK GIRL
The INVINCIBLE SUMMER OFJUNIPER JONES
It's the summer of 1955. For Ethan Harper, a biracial kid raised mostly by his white father, race has always been a distant conversation. When he's sent to spend the summer with his aunt and uncle in small-town Alabama, his blackness is suddenly front and center, and no one is shy about making it known he's not welcome there. Armed with two bikes and an unlimited supply of root beer floats, Ethan and Juniper set out to find their place in a town that's bent on rejecting them. As Ethan is confronted for the first time by what it means to be black in America, Juniper tries to help him see the beauty in even the ugliest reality, and that even the darkest days can give rise to an invincible summer