Richard Wright, 1908-1960,   Journalist, Author, Poet /African American writer and poet Richard Wright is best known for Black Boy, a moving account of his childhood and youth in the South.

Richard Wright, 1908-1960, Journalist, Author, Poet /African American writer and poet Richard Wright is best known for Black Boy, a moving account of his childhood and youth in the South.

Richard Wright (September 4, 1908 – November 28, 1960) was an African-American author of sometimes controversial novels, short stories, poems, and non-fiction.

Richard Wright (September 4, 1908 – November 28, 1960) was an African-American author of sometimes controversial novels, short stories, poems, and non-fiction.

Native Son by Richard Wright | 33 Must-Read Books To Celebrate Banned Books Week

Native Son by Richard Wright

Richard Nathaniel Wright (September 4, 1908 – November 28, 1960) was an African-American author

Richard Nathaniel Wright (September 4, 1908 – November 28, 1960) was an African-American author

Plaque commemorating Wright's residence in Paris, at 14th Monsieur-le-Prince street

Plaque commemorating Wright's residence in Paris, at 14th Monsieur-le-Prince street

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.

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.

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.

— Today In History   ‘Richard Wright, author of...

— Today In History ‘Richard Wright, author of...

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."

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."

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