One of the most extensive collections of writings by and about early Black Americans
Includes rare and unusual historical documents In Early Negro Writing, Dorothy Porter presents an indispensable collection of literary, social, and historical writings. This volume includes poems by Jupiter Hammon and Phillis Wheatley as well as a spiritual by Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist-Episcopal Church. Early Negro Writing is unique in its thorough and compelling presentation of the feelings and perspectives of early Black Americans.
Paperback, 671 pages
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