Black History Month. Author 5: Colson Whitehead

[Every day for the month of February, I will post a brief write-up of a Black author and links to some of their books. Please click the links in the text to find copies of their works.]

Colson Whitehead is an American novelist and essayist known for his works exploring the themes of race, history, and humanity. He was born in New York City in 1969. Whitehead’s novels, including “The Underground Railroad” (2016) and “The Nickel Boys” (2019), have earned him critical acclaim and numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

In his writing, Whitehead draws on his own experiences and the history of African Americans to paint vivid, thought-provoking portraits of life in the United States. His works are widely praised for their masterful blend of historical fact and imaginative storytelling.



About Stephen Earley Jordan II

Author of "Beyond Bougie", "Cold, Black, and Hungry" and many other books.
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