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This edition: 1925 - 1937

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The Harlem Renaissance ended as America entered the Great Depression, but new black authors came to the forefront to contribute to the ever-growing body of African American Literature.
1925 - Countee Cullen pens “Heritage”
1928 - Jessie Redmon Fauset publishes “Plum Bun”
1932 - Sterling A. Brown, Master of Dialect
1936 - Arna Bontemps, Black Thunder
1937 - Zora Neale Hurston completes “Their Eyes Were Watching God”
Host: Alphonse Keasley. (2014/U.S.)