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Remi Adedeji
1937-
From: Nigeria
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Nigerian children's story writer

Ama Ata Aidoo
1942-
From: Ghana, United States: California
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, playwright

Maya Angelou
1928-2014
From: United States: Arkansas, California, Missouri, North Carolina
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: poet, novelist, activist, actress

Mariama Ba
1929-1981
From: Senegal
Fields: Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Writer, feminist

Augusta Baker
1911-1998
From: United States: Maryland, New York, South Carolina
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Librarian, storyteller

Tonya Bolden
1959-
From: United States: New York
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Gwendolyn Brooks
1917-2000
From: United States: Illinois, Kansas
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Margaret Taylor Burroughs
1917-
From: United States: Illinois, Louisiana
Fields: Art, Education, Literature and Poetry

Akosua Busia
1966-
From: Ghana, United States
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen

Octavia Butler
1947-
From: United States: California, Washington
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Lucille Clifton
1936-
From: United States: Maryland, New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Tsitsi Dangarembga
1959-
From: United Kingdom, Zimbabwe
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Rita Dove
1952-
From: United States: Arizona, Ohio, Virginia
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, professor

Buchi Emecheta
1944-
From: Nigeria, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Jessie Redmon Fauset
1882-1961
From: United States: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Nikki Giovanni
1943-
From: United States: Tennessee, Virginia
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet, professor

Lorraine Hansberry
1930-1965
From: United States: Illinois, New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: playwright, essayist

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
1825-1911
From: United States: Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Bessie Head
1937-1986
From: Botswana, South Africa
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Zora Neale Hurston
1891-1960
From: United States: Florida, New York
Fields: Anthropology, Literature and Poetry

Noni Jabavu
1919-2008
From: Botswana, South Africa, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Harriet Jacobs
1813-1897
From: United States: Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Washington DC
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Farida Karodia
1942-
From: Canada, South Africa, Zambia
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Jamaica Kincaid
1949-
From: Antigua and Barbuda, United States: New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Ellen Kuzwayo
1914-2006
From: South Africa
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Government and Politics, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Nella Larsen
1893-1964
From: United States: Illinois, New York
Fields: Health and Medicine, Literature and Poetry

Audre Lorde
1934-1992
From: United States: New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Audre Geraldine Lorde
1934-1992
From: United States: New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Sindiwe Magona
1943-
From: South Africa, United States: New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry

J. Nozipo Maraire
1966-
From: Zimbabwe, United States: Connecticut, Massachusetts
Fields: Health and Medicine, Literature and Poetry

Terry McMillan
1951-
From: United States: California, Michigan
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Gcina Mhlope
1959-
From: South Africa
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry

Toni Morrison
1931-
From: United States: New York, Ohio, Texas, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Micere Githae Mugo
1942-
From: Kenya, Zimbabwe
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Rebeka Njau
1932-
From: Kenya
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Mpho Matsepo Nthunya
1930-
From: Lesotho, South Africa
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Martina Awele Nwakoby
1944?-
From: Nigeria, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Flora Nwapa
1931-1993
From: Nigeria
Fields: Government and Politics, Literature and Poetry

Asenath Bole Odaga
1938-
From: Kenya
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer of children's literature, teacher

Grace Ogot
1930-
From: Kenya
Fields: Government and Politics, Health and Medicine, Literature and Poetry

Molara Ogundipe-Leslie
From: Nigeria
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry

Osonye Tess Onwueme
1955-
From: Nigeria, United States: Wisconsin
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Charlemae Hill Rollins
1897-1979
From: United States: Illinois, Mississippi, Oklahoma
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Zulu Sofola
1935-1995
From: Nigeria
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Efua Theodora Sutherland
1924-1996
From: Ghana
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry

Miriam Tlali
1933-
From: South Africa
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Adaora Lily Ulasi
1932-
From: Nigeria, United Kingdom
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry

Yvonne Vera
1964-2005
From: Canada, Zimbabwe
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Alice Walker
1944-
From: United States: California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Phillis Wheatley
1753-1784
From: Senegal, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Literature and Poetry



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