Invisible Boys

Wright, David
July 2013
American Book Review;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p5
In this article the author reflects on the low representation of African Americans in American literature. He cites a study conducted by the University of Wisconsin's Cooperative Children's Book Center which reveals that 119 books out of 3,600 books published in 2012 had significant African or African-American content or characters. He states that the publishing industry could not envision a manuscript featuring African American as protagonist.


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