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Can you name the famous African American writers?

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Wrote the poem 'Dreams'.1902 - 1967
Won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1950.1917 - 2000
Was an African-American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries1872 - 1906
Best known for his novel Invisible Man.1913 - 1994
Best known as the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family and the co-author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.1921 - 1992
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Wrote the novel 'Their Eyes Were Watching God'1891 - 1960
Was born in St. Louis, Missouri and has published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry.1928 -
Also known as LeRoi Jones, and was a famed poet a revolutionary of Harlem.1934 - 2014
Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed characters.1931 -
Said this quote, 'The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.'1924 - 1987

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