Explore the rich variety of African-American literature in these five chapters, beginning with the poetry and slave narratives of the late 18th century and culminating in the work of vital contemporary artists.
Chapter One - "From Slavery to Freedom"
Chapter Two - "Renaissance"
Chapter Three - "Voices of the People"
Chapter Four - "Say It Loud"
Chapter Five - "Choice of Weapons"
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