Letters from Black America

Intimate Portraits of the African American Experience

By Pamela Newkirk (Editor)
(Beacon Press (MA), Paperback, 9780807001158, 372pp.)

Publication Date: January 11, 2011

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The first-ever narrative history of African Americans told through their own letters
Letters from Black America fills a literary and historical void by presenting the spectrum of African American experience in the most intimate way possible—through the heartfelt correspondence of those who lived through monumental changes and pivotal events, from the American Revolution to the war in Iraq, from slavery to the election of Obama.

About the Author
Pamela Newkirk is Assistant Professor of Journalism at New York University and a regular writer for "The Nation".
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