Richard Wright- The Life & Times of a Literary Genius (Video)

Born in 1908, Richard Wright overcame a childhood of poverty and oppression to become one of America’s most influential writers. His most popular works are Native Son and Black boy, both became runaway bestsellers and are still used today in High Schools and colleges around the country. His writings spoke about the struggles African American’s faced in the Jim Crow era. Check out this short documentary about his life!!

 

 

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