Short list of African-American - Black Writers.
Paul Laurence Dunbar (poetic genuis) Lyrics 'The Strength of Gideon' & 'Candle Lighting Time' & 'The Party'
Joseph Seaman Cotter (writer) 'Band of Gideon'
James Weldon Johnson (writer) 'God's Trombone'
Zora Neale Hurston (writer & anthropologist) 'Jonah's Gourd Vine'
Angelina W. Grimke (writer of prominence) poetic insight
Back in the day they were called 'Negroes,' but in this century they are Blacks - African-Americans.
Visit your local library or search the Internet to learn more about the above mentioned.