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This edition: 1968 - 1982

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African American Literature expands and diversifies into a wide array of styles and genres, but still takes on the growing cultural and economic divide between Whites and Blacks.
1969 - Maya Angelou Writes Her Autobiography
1972 - Toni Cade Bambara Publishes Gorilla, My Love
1973 - Alice Childress, A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich
1975 - Ed Bullins Premieres The Taking of Miss Janie
1976 - Alex Haley's Groundbreaking Roots
1982 - Gloria Naylor Celebrates the Black Woman
Host: Alphonse Keasley. (2014/U.S.)