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Here are the top ten articles for the African American Lit Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. The Harlem Renaissance and Female Poets
Read profiles on Harlem Renaissance Poets Georgia Douglas Johnson and Gwendolyn Bennett.
2. The Horrors of Slavery Exposed
A brief summary of a few influential writers, who wrote autobiographies called “Slave Narratives” which often encouraged support for abolitionists.
3. The Black man who led a Revolution
In celebration of Black History month. A look at the impact of Black Men like our Haiti Revolutionary Toussaint L’Ouverture and "The Black Jacobins" written by a brother named C.L.R. James.
4. Beloved: the Manifestation of Guilt
A brief synopsis of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Beloved"  by Toni Morrison.
5. The Hundred Penny Box--A Review
A review of Sharon Bell Mathis' childrens book "The Hundred Penny Box"
6. Charlene Vivian Stringer—Survivor, Hero
Learn about this award winning coach and inspirational woman in her memior, "Standing Tall"
7. How to Manage Online Promotion
Many authors rely on online promotion and social networking to get the word out about their books. Successful online promotion can lead to burnout so having a solid plan of action can save the day.
8. Do Not Skip on Editing
Are you an aspiring writer who is dying to publish your book but cannot afford an editor? Skipping the editing process is never a good idea but there are options for getting eyes on your books without having to pay for it.
9. Dark Province: Son of Duprin by William H. Johnson
A review of the debut fantasy novel “Dark Province” by William H. Johnson
10. Say it Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud
A brief review of some African American writers from the Civil Rights Era to the Black Power Movement.
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