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This bibliography is a list of the sources we have used in the process of researching for profiles and topics. 


Alexandre Dumas

Britannica Kids. (n.d.). Alexandre Dumas. [online] Available at: https://kids.britannica.com/students/article/Alexandre-Dumas/274078 [Accessed 29 June  2020].

Dumas (father), T.-A. and Alexandre Dumas, fils (son) (n.d.). Alexandre Dumas Facts for Kids. [online] kids.kiddle.co. Available at: https://kids.kiddle.co/Alexandre_Dumas. [Accessed 29 June 2020]

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Alexandre Dumas. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_Dumas.[ Accessed 29 June 2020]

Alexander Pushkin

Dimitry Dimitriyevich Blagoy (2019). Aleksandr Pushkin | Biography, Works, & Legacy. In: Encyclopædia Britannica. [online] Available at: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Aleksandr-Sergeyevich-Pushkin. [ Accessed 29 June 2020]

kids.kiddle.co. (n.d.). Alexander Pushkin Facts for Kids. [online] Available at: https://kids.kiddle.co/Alexander_Pushkin [Accessed 29 June 2020].

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Alexander Pushkin. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Pushkin. [ 29 June 2020]

Alice Walker

www.softschools.com. (n.d.). Alice Walker Facts. [online] Available at: https://www.softschools.com/facts/biography/alice_walker_facts/3585/ [Accessed 9 July 2020].

Benin Zephaniah

Britannica Kids. (n.d.). Benjamin Zephaniah. [online] Available at: https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Benjamin-Zephaniah/476345 [Accessed 8 July 2020].

Wikipedia. (2019). Benjamin Zephaniah. [online] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Zephaniah.[ Accessed 27 July 2020]


Children’s Poetry Archive. (n.d.). Benjamin Zephaniah. [online] Available at: https://childrens.poetryarchive.org/poet/benjamin-zephaniah/ [Accessed 27 July 2020]. 

Carter Woodson

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Carter G. Woodson. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter_G._Woodson [Accessed 6 Jun. 2020].

G, C. (2018). Carter G. Woodson. [online] Biography. Available at: https://www.biography.com/scholar/carter-g-woodson.[Accessed 6 Jun. 2020].


NAACP. (2019). NAACP | NAACP History: Carter G. Woodson. [online] Available at: https://www.naacp.org/naacp-history-carter-g-woodson/.[Accessed 6 Jun. 2020].

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimamanda_Ngozi_Adichie.[Accessed 27 October 2020].

literature.britishcouncil.org. (n.d.). Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Literature. [online] Available at: https://literature.britishcouncil.org/writer/chimamanda-ngozi-adichie.[Accessed 27 October 2020].

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. (2013). Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. [online] Available at: https://www.chimamanda.com/about-chimamanda/.[Accessed 27 October 2020].

www.cerep.ulg.ac.be. (n.d.). The Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Website. [online] Available at: http://www.cerep.ulg.ac.be/adichie/cnaawards.html [Accessed 27 October 2020].

Chinua Achebe

The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica (2019). Chinua Achebe | Biography, Books, & Facts. In: Encyclopædia Britannica. [online] Available at: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Chinua-Achebe. [Accessed 22 October 2020].

www.softschools.com. (n.d.). Chinua Achebe Facts. [online] Available at: https://www.softschools.com/facts/authors/chinua_achebe_facts/1691/ [Accessed 22 October 2020].

www.mentalfloss.com. (2017). 5 Things You Should Know About Chinua Achebe. [online] Available at: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/516295/5-things-you-should-know-about-chinua-achebe [Accessed 22 October 2020].

Drusilla Dunjee Houston

Unknown (2017). WE LOVE THE WAY BLACK WOMEN SURVIVE AND THRIVE: DRUSILLA DUNJEE HOUSTON TOOK BLACK HISTORY INTO HER OWN HANDS. [online] WE LOVE THE WAY BLACK WOMEN SURVIVE AND THRIVE. Available at: https://thankherforsurviving.blogspot.com/2017/03/drusilla-dunjee-houston-took-black.html. [28 June 2020]

Asukile, T. (n.d.). Drusilla Dunjee Houston (1876-1941). [online] Available at: https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/houston-drusilla-dunjee-1876-1941/ [Accessed 28 June 2020].

‘Drusilla Dunjee Houston’, Women Film Pioneers Project’: https://wfpp.columbia.edu/pioneer/drusilla-dunjee-houston-2/. [28 June 2020]

Gwendolyn Brooks

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Gwendolyn Brooks. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gwendolyn_Brooks. [21 July 2020]

 ‘Gwendolyn Brooks’, Britannica: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Gwendolyn-Brooks.‘Gwendolyn Brooks’, Poetry Foundation: 

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/gwendolyn-brooks. [Accessed 23 July 2020]

Henry Ossawa Tanner

Wikipedia. (2020). Henry Ossawa Tanner. [online] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Ossawa_Tanner. [ 12 June 2020]

Encyclopedia Britannica. (n.d.). Henry Ossawa Tanner | American painter. [online] Available at: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Henry-Ossawa-Tanner.[ 12 June 2020]

Biography. (n.d.). Henry Ossawa Tanner. [online] Available at: https://www.biography.com/artist/henry-ossawa-tanner. [Accessed 12 June 2020]

James Baldwin

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). James Baldwin. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Baldwin. [Accessed 24 July 2020].

Poetry Foundation (2019). Poetry Foundation. [online] Poetry Foundation. Available at: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/james-baldwi. [Accessed 24 July 2020].

The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica (2019). James Baldwin | American author. In: Encyclopædia Britannica. [online] Available at: https://www.britannica.com/biography/James-Baldwin. [Accessed 24 July 2020].

John Agard

poetrysociety.org.uk. (n.d.). Poets – The Poetry Society. [online] Available at: https://poetrysociety.org.uk/poets.

Poetry Live! (n.d.). John Agard. [online] Available at: https://poetrylive.net/speakers/john-agard [Accessed 19 July 2020].

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Phillis Wheatley. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phillis_Wheatley. [ Accessed 19 July 2020]

Langston Hughes

The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica (2018). Langston Hughes | Biography & Facts. In: Encyclopædia Britannica. [online] Available at: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Langston-Hughes.[ 14 June 2020]

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Langston Hughes. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langston_Hughes.[14 June 2020]

Poetry Foundation (2014). Langston Hughes. [online] Poetry Foundation. Available at: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/langston-hughes.[Accessed 14 June 2020]

Lorraine Hansberry

Britannica Kids. (n.d.). Lorraine Hansberry. [online] Available at: https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Lorraine-Hansberry/399965 [Accessed 12 August 2020].

Biography. (2018). Lorraine Hansberry. [online] Available at: https://www.biography.com/writer/lorraine-hansberry.


Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Lorraine Hansberry. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorraine_Hansberry. [12 August 2020]

Malorie Blackman

Britannica Kids. (n.d.). Malorie Blackman. [online] Available at: https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Malorie-Blackman/604884. [Accessed 23 July 2020]

James (2014). Malorie Blackman: Facts and Information. [online] Primary Facts. Available at: https://primaryfacts.com/3657/malorie-blackman-facts-and-information/.[Accessed 23 July 2020]

Wikipedia. (2020). Malorie Blackman. [online] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malorie_Blackman. [Accessed 23 July 2020]

Maria Firmina dos Reis

Wikipedia. (2021). Maria Firmina dos Reis. [online] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Firmina_dos_Reis [Accessed 9 August 2020 2020].

www.goodreads.com. (n.d.). Maria Firmina dos Reis. [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7102644.Maria_Firmina_dos_Reis [Accessed 9 August  2020].

Memorial de Maria Firmina Dos Reis. (n.d.). Arquivos Biografia Firmina. [online] Available at: https://mariafirmina.org.br/categoria/biografia-firmina/ [Accessed 9 August 2020].

Maya Angelou

Wikipedia Contributors (2018). Maya Angelou. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_Angelou.[ 26 June 2020]

Maya Angelou Facts for Kids. (2014). Retrieved February 3, 2020, from Kiddle.co website: https://kids.kiddle.co/Maya_Angelou. [26 June 2020]

American History For Kids. (2019). Maya Angelou. [online] Available at: https://www.americanhistoryforkids.com/maya-angelou/ [Accessed 9 July 2020]. 

Nikki Giovanni

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Nikki Giovanni. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikki_Giovanni. [13 July 2020]

Britannica Kids. (n.d.). Nikki Giovanni. [online] Available at: https://kids.britannica.com/students/article/Nikki-Giovanni/324638 [Accessed 913 July 2020].

kids.kiddle.co. (n.d.). Nikki Giovanni Facts for Kids. [online] Available at: https://kids.kiddle.co/Nikki_Giovanni [Accessed 16 July 2020].

Poetry Foundation (2009). Poetry Foundation. [online] Poetry Foundation. Available at: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/nikki-giovanni.[16 July 2020]

Octavia Butler

ButlerJune 22, Q. facts for kids O.E.B.B. signs a copy of F. in O. 2005 B.O.E., 1947Pasadena, California, February 24, U.S.D., Park, 2006Lake Forest, Washington and fiction, U.S.O.W.N.A.P. 1970-2006 G.S. (n.d.). Octavia E. Butler Facts for Kids. [online] kids.kiddle.co. Available at: https://kids.kiddle.co/Octavia_E._Butler [Accessed 28 June 2020].

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Octavia E. Butler. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octavia_E._Butler. [ 28 June 2020]

Oswald Boateng

FAMOUS FASHION DESIGNERS. (n.d.). Ozwald Boateng | Fashion Designer Biography. [online] Available at: https://www.famousfashiondesigners.org/ozwald-boateng [Accessed 9 December 2020].

Notorious-mag. (2020). Ozwald Boateng, Ghanaian heritage on Savile Row. [online] Available at: https://www.notorious-mag.com/article/ozwald-boateng-savile-row [Accessed 9 December 2020].

Catwalk Yourself. (n.d.). Ozwald Boateng biography. [online] Available at: http://www.catwalkyourself.com/fashion-biographies/ozwald-boateng/.[16 November 2020]

HISTORY — OZWALD BOATENG (2014). OZWALD BOATENG. [online] OZWALD BOATENG. Available at: https://ozwaldboateng.co.uk/history.[16 November 2020]

Phillis Wheatley

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Phillis Wheatley. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phillis_Wheatley. [Accessed 23 June 2020]

Poetry Foundation (2018). Poetry Foundation. [online] Poetry Foundation. Available at: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/phillis-wheatley. [Accessed 23 June 2020]

Rita Dove

Wikipedia. (2020). Rita Dove. [online] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rita_Dove [Accessed 19 July 2020].

Encyclopedia Britannica. (n.d.). Rita Dove | Biography, Books, & Facts. [online] Available at: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Rita-Dove.[ Accessed 19 July 2020]

Foundation, P. (2020). Rita Dove. [online] Poetry Foundation. Available at: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/rita-do. [ Accessed 19 July 2020]

Toni Morrison

www.notablebiographies.com. (n.d.). Toni Morrison Biography – life, family, childhood, children, parents, name, story, death, history, school. [online] Available at: https://www.notablebiographies.com/Mo-Ni/Morrison-Toni.html. [Accessed 9  July 2020].

Una Marson

https://www.oxforddnb.com/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-69624;jsessionid=C53351605ECFA4C2035004C54351C07F?_fromAuth=1 [12 August 2020]

The British Library (2020). Una Marson. The British Library. [online] Available at: https://www.bl.uk/people/una-marson.[12 August 2020]

www.open.ac.uk. (n.d.). Una Marson | Making Britain. [online] Available at: http://www.open.ac.uk/researchprojects/makingbritain/content/una-marson [Accessed 19 August 2020].

Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka | Biography, Plays, Books, & Facts. (2019). In: Encyclopædia Britannica. [online] Available at: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Wole-Soyinka.[ 12 June 2020]

Britannica Kids. (n.d.). Wole Soyinka. [online] Available at: https://kids.britannica.com/students/article/Wole-Soyinka/277154 [Accessed 12 June 2020].

NobelPrize.org. (n.d.). The Nobel Prize in Literature 1986. [online] Available at: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/literature/1986/soyinka/biographical/ [Accessed 12 June 2020].

Biography. (n.d.). Wole Soyinka. [online] Available at: https://www.biography.com/writer/wole-soyinka.[Accessed 19 June 2020]

Zora Neale Hurston

Wikipedia Contributors (2019). Zora Neale Hurston. [online] Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zora_Neale_Hurston.[2 July 2020]

Britannica Kids. (n.d.). Zora Neale Hurston. [online] Available at: https://kids.britannica.com/students/article/Zora-Neale-Hurston/311769. [Accessed 13 August 2020]

KidsKonnect. (2019). Zora Neale Hurston Facts, Worksheets, Life, Writing & Legacy For Kids. [online] Available at: https://kidskonnect.com/people/zora-neale-hurston/.[Accessed 14 August 2020]