List of African-American nonfiction writers

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This is a list of African American nonfiction writers who are notable enough to be, or are likely to be, the subject of Wikipedia articles and who are largely known for their books or writing:

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  • Jennie Carter (1830–1881), journalist and essayist
  • Julia Ringwood Coston, 19th-century Afro-American publisher and magazine editor who founded the first magazine ever published for black women

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  • E. Frederic Morrow (c. 1906–1994), author of Black Man in the White House, a memoir of his years as the first African American appointed to a president's administration (1955–60)

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  • Zamba Zembola (born c. 1780), the supposed author of an 1847 slave narrative, The Life and Adventures of Zamba, an African Negro King; and his Experience of Slavery in South Carolina

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