Spanning over 250 years of personal narratives, BLACK INK traces Black literature in America from Frederick Douglass to Toni Morrison to Ta-Nehisi Coates. An anthology of 25 illustrious essays by some of the most elite authors, BLACK INK is an homage to the power of the written word.
Edited by Stephanie Stokes Oliver
Foreword by Nikki Giovanni
"Just the title of Booker T. Washington's piece, 'A Whole Race Learns to Read,'...might bring us to our knees."