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by Alice Walker

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African American Women: 1900-1949 - This site gives good insight into the lives African American women were living around the time covered in Walker's novel.

Alice Walker Letter to President Clinton - Walker's 1996 letter to Clinton, which sheds light on her biography and her feelings about U.S. relations with Cuba.

Index of (Slave) Narratives - This interesting site documents stories told by ex-slaves at the beginning of the twentieth century.

NAACP History - This part of the NAACP site provides an interesting historical overview of the origins of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, which was set up in 1909.

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