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List of famous writers of color as explemplars of the creative process.

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Debbie Allen
Ivie Anderson
Marian Anderson
Maya Angelou


Pearl Bailey
Ella Baker
Josephine Baker
Daisy Bates
Halle Berry
Mary McLeod Bethune
Mary J. Blige
Gwendolyn Brooks
Hallie Quinn Brown
Grace Bumbry
Nannie Helen Burroughs


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Diahann Carroll
Majora Carter
Shirley Chisholm
Septima Poinsette Clark
Alice Coachman
Rebecca Cole
Bessie Coleman
Marva Collins
Rebecca Lee Crumpler


Dorothy Dandridge
Angela Davis
Ruby Dee
Carmen De Lavallade
Lisa Delpit
Mattiwilda Dobbs
Rita Dove
Katherine Dunham
Jeanne Duval


Marion Wright Edelman
Joycelyn Elders
Minnie Evans
Lillian Evanti


Lola Falana
Jessie Fauset
Ella Fitzgerald
Aretha Franklin
Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman


Althea Gibson
Nikki Giovanni
Whoopi Goldberg


Adelaide Hall
Fannie Lou Hamer
Lorraine Hansberry
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Patricia Roberts Harris

Dorothy I. Height
Sally Hemings

Billie Holiday
Nora Holt
belle hooks
Lena Horne
Whitney Houston

Alberta Hunter
Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Zora Neale Hurston


Gwen Ifill
Judith Jamison
Mahalia Jackson
Shirley Jackson
Harriet Jacobs
Mae Jemison
Lois Mailou Jones
Sissieretta Jones
Barbara Jordan
Jackie Joyner-Kersee


Elizabeth Keckley
Coretta Scott King
Eartha Kitt
Gladys Knight


Patti LaBelle
Nella Larsen
Edmonia Lewis
Audre Lorde


Mary Eliza Mahoney
Sara Martin
Bridget “Biddy” Mason
Hattie McDaniel
Toni Morrison
“Pauli” Murray


Diane Nash
Nichelle Nichols
Jessye Norman
Queen Nzinga
Michelle Obama


LaWanda Page
Nell Irvin Painter
Rosa Parks
Lucy Parsons
Ann Petry
Leontyne Price
Pearl E. Primus


Ma” Rainey
Phylicia Rashad
Charlotte E. Ray
Della Reese
Condoleezza Rice
Faith Ringgold
Diana Ross
Wilma Rudolph


Betye Saar
Edith Spurlock Sampson
Augusta Savage
Mary Seacole

Ntozake Shange
Nina Simone
Bessie Smith
Anne Spencer

Mavis Staples
Susan McKinney Steward
Maria W. Stewart


Mary Burnett Talbert
Susie King Taylor
Mary Church Terrell
Alma Woodsey Thomas
Debi Thomas
Adah Thoms
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Tubman
Tina Turner
Sarah Vaughan
Shirley Verrett


Alice Walker
A'lilia Walker
Madame C.J. Walker
Maggie Lena Walker
Margaret Walker
Dinah Washington
Ethel Waters
Faye Wattleton

Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Dorothy West
Phillis Wheatley

Mary Lou Williams
Vanessa Williams
Venus & Serena Williams
Harriet E. Wilson
Nancy Wilson
Oprah Winfrey

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