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Yaa Gyasi

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The renowned author is one of a growing group of black women giving readers the chance to read non-fiction stories that focus on real-world Black experiences. In her book Homegoing, Gyasi tells stories of Ghana’s history, with a timeline of tales set during the days of the slave trade all the way through to American segregation. Gyasi's follow-up book, Transcendent Kingdom, discusses racial issues from a more modern perspective, focused again around a Ghanian family in America. Gyasi’s stories about the experience of P.O.C. immigrants have garnered wide recognition in a time when P.O.C. immigration to the United States continues to be a big part of the country’s societal makeup.

For more, click here: https://www.prhspeakers.com/speaker/yaa-gyasi

Watch her interview here: https://www.pbs.org/to-the-contrary/watch/11893/author-yaa-gyasi-for-black-history-month



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