Richard Wright - author of sometimes controversial novels, short stories & non-fiction as his literature concerned racial themes. His work helped redefine discussions of race relations in US in mid-20th century.
Rayson, Ann. "Richard Wright's Life." Richard Wright's Life. Oxford University Press, 2000. Web. 25 Feb. 2013. ~ Richard Wright was a famous author whose work, sometimes controversial, was related the the racial struggles. His works helped redefine the race relations in the US in the 20th century.
Richard Wright. Native Son's author---Interesting. I don't think I've ever see him before. I a lot of ways, it was as difficult as James Baldwin. But, I was I more quickly able to latch onto a "familiar figure" I guess. His "mama."