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Richard Wright
Richard Wright won international renown for his powerful and visceral depiction of the black experience. He stands today alongside such African-American luminaries as Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin, and Toni Morrison, and two of his novels, Native Son and Black Boy, are required reading in high schools and colleges across the nation. He died in 1960.

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*Richard Wright Movies
*Uncle Tom's Children, 1938
*Native Son, 1940
*Black Boy: (American Hunger), 1945
*The Outsider, 1953
*The Long Dream, 1958
*Lawd Today!, 1963
*Black Boy: (American Hunger), 1977
*Haiku: This Other World, 1998