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This edition: 1993 - Present

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Black poets, playwrights and novelists bring their unique perspective into the 21st Century, and a new wave of writers come onto the scene.

1993 - Ernest J. Gaines Completes A Lesson Before Dying 
1993 - Rita Dove is Appointed Poet Laureate of the United States 
2001 - Cornelius Eady Writes Brutal Imagination 
2002 - Suzan-Lori Parks Wins Pulitzer for Topdog/Underdog 
2012 - Natasha Trethewey and the New Wave.
Host: Alphonse Keasley. (2014/U.S.)