Poll Results

Poll: What was the most influential work of literature by an African-American writer?

Response Percent Votes
Alex Haley's "Roots"
 
62% 78
Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man"
 
7% 9
Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God"
 
7% 9
Richard Wright's "Native Son"
 
5% 7
Alice Walker's "The Color Purple"
 
4% 6
Toni Morrison's "Beloved"
 
4% 6
Lorraine Hansberry's "Raisin in the Son"
 
4% 6
James Baldwin's "Go Tell It On The Mountain"
 
3% 4
total votes: 125

Comments » 1

Ed_Foster writes:

Which one actually came from Africa?

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