January 9, 2009

Asili Celebrates Black Writers from 1711 to the present

A special thanks to the African American Library and Cultural Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and the assistance of Pearl Woolridge and Wayne Draper of the special collections section, Deborah Keeler and Celia Suarez of the Miami Dade College North Campus library, Asili writers Geoffrey Philp for his input on English speaking Caribbean writers and Max Pierre for his input on Haitian-Creole and Francophone writers.
clipped from asilithejournal.com

The following tables presents a partial listing of Black writers, poets and playwrights (African Americans and those of African descent) who created, shaped and influenced Black literature in the United States and the world from 1711 to the present.

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