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Literature by North Carolina African America authors whose works are held in Wilson Library. From a physical exhibit in the Gallery, 2019.
Hannah Crafts and Henry Louis Gates, editor. The Bondwoman’s Narrative. New York: Warner Books, 2002.
Charles W. Chesnutt. The Marrow of Tradition. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1901.
Jack Thorne. Hanover or The Persecution of the Lowly. A Story of the Wilmington Massacre.
Stephanie Powell Watts. No One Is Coming to Save Us : A Novel. New York: Ecco, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, 2017.
James Ephraim McGirt. The Triumphs of Ephraim. Philadelphia: The McGirt Publishing Co., 1907.
Randall Kenan. Let the Dead Bury Their Dead and Other Stories. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992.
Ala Alryyes, translator and editor. A Muslim American Slave: The Life of Omar Ibn Said. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2011.
Lunsford Lane. The Narrative of Lunsford Lane : Formerly of Raleigh, N.C., Embracing an Account of His Early Life, the Redemption by Purchace of Himself and Family from Slavery, and His Banishment from the Place of His Birth for the Crime of Wearing Colored Skin. Boston: Published by himself, 1845.
Mary E. Mebane. Mary : An Autobiography. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1981.
Moses Roper. Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper from American Slavery : With an Appendix, Containing a List of Places Visited by the Author in Great Britain and Ireland and the British Isles, and Other Matter. Berwick-upon-Tweed: Published for the author and printed at the Warder Office, 1848.
Wayne Moore. Triumphant Warrior : A Soul Survivor of the Wilmington Ten : A Memoir. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Warrior Press, 2014.
Pauli Murray. Pauli Murray : The Autobiography of a Black Activist, Feminist, Lawyer, Priest, and Poet. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1987.
Harriet A. Jacobs, Lydia Maria Child, and Jean Fagan Yellin. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl : Written by Herself. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1987.
Keckley, Elizabeth. Behind the Scenes or Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House. New York: G.W. Carleton and Co., 1868.
William L. Andrews, editor. The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Gerald W. Barrax. From a Person Sitting in Darkness : New and Selected Poems. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1998.
Maya Angelou, Edwin Graves Wilson, and Jerome Lagarrigue. Maya Angelou. New York: Sterling, 2007.
George Moses Horton. Poems by a Slave. Philadelphia: s.n., 1837.
Jaki Shelton Green. Breath of the Song : New and Selected Poems. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Wren Press, 2005.
John Hope Franklin and Alfred A. Moss. From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
Helen G. Edmonds. The Negro and Fusion Politics in North Carolina, 1894-1901. New York: Russell & Russell, 1951.
Edward A. Johnson. A School History ... of the Negro Race in the United States. With a Short Introduction as to the Origin of the Race. Also a Short Sketch of Liberia. Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton, 1894.
Eloise Greenfield and Jan Spivey Gilchrist, illustrator. The Great Migration : Journey to the North. New York: Amistad, 2011.
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