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40 Richard Wright Quotes on Humanity and Racism

These Richard Wright quotes will help bring out the best in you.

Richard Wright was pioneering American author who is best known for the 1940 bestseller Native Son and his 1945 autobiography, Black Boy. Much of his work addressed racial themes and helped change race relations in the United States in the mid-20th century.

Born on September 4, 1908, in Roxie, Mississippi, Wright developed his love for writing from an early age and published his first short story at the age of 16.

Native Son was a successful and groundbreaking best seller that brought Wright fame and freedom to write. It also made him the wealthiest African American writer in the country.

Despite having tumultuous upbringing, Wright rose to become one of the most influential

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