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The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison (1995) brings together many of the essays that appear in Shadow and Act and Going to the Territory with previously unpublished essays and interviews.

Invisible Man (1953) is Ellison's National Book Award-winning novel about a young African-American man's search for identity through his encounters with both southern and northern culture.

In The Omni-Americans: Some Alternatives to the Folklore of White Supremacy (1970), Albert Murray dispels racist mythology with alternative African-American folklore.

Uncle Tom's Children is Richard Wright's 1938 collection of stories depicting the struggles of African Americans before the civil rights movement.

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