All tagged Richard Wright
A rarely discussed part of the African American experience is the African Americans who ventured beyond America’s borders. Many African Americans left the United States and took up residence in other countries; some for extended stays, others permanently.
Exploration is evolving to adopt new meaning and significance. In the past, exploration focused on scaling mountains, trekking across vast deserts, sailing to far away places, searching through underground cave systems or other “adventurous” activities. But exploration today goes far beyond these activities as illustrated by the literary-explorer who takes the reader into a realm presented by the writer and experienced by the reader.