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Post by Availle » January 2nd, 2021, 4:57 pm

I remember the Nabuco one, from the cover. :wink:

Great, more non-English projects please! :clap:
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Post by ChuckW » January 8th, 2021, 11:55 am

I BC-ed The Book of American Negro Poetry a couple of years ago, which might be of interest here:

https://librivox.org/the-book-of-american-negro-poetry-by-james-weldon-johnson/
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Post by Availle » January 8th, 2021, 5:46 pm

Excellent, thank you guys! :clap:
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Post by Kazbek » January 8th, 2021, 7:57 pm

Though probably too tangential, the most famous great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, Russia's national poet, was a Black African.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abram_Petrovich_Gannibal

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Post by Availle » January 8th, 2021, 8:02 pm

How interesting, wouldn't have guessed!

As long as we don't have a book by or about him, yes, I'm afraid it's a bit too obscure a reference.
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Post by Kazbek » January 8th, 2021, 9:05 pm

Maybe another year, after someone records his biography written by his most famous great-grandson...

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Post by Basquetteur » January 9th, 2021, 11:20 am

May be something from the prolific Alexandre Dumas?

There are works in French but also in English and Spanish

https://librivox.org/author/431?primary_key=431&search_category=author&search_page=1&search_form=get_results

One with a potential relevant title but may be not contents is the Black Tulip.

Or someone (else) from this collection of biographies Unsung Heroes

https://librivox.org/unsung-heroes-by-elizabeth-ross-haynes/

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Post by Availle » January 9th, 2021, 4:41 pm

Interesting, thank you! :D
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