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"[Fiction] Books by Authors of African Descent That Don't Feature Slavery, Colonialism, Racism, or Poverty (92 books)" http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/35443.Books_by_Authors_of_... (I might've posted this on FF in 2014.)
Note that the list compiler apparently defines "African descent" as black and nothing but. In comment #5, the compiler explains that author Leila Aboulela "was removed because the author is not of African descent. I understand she is Sudanese, but that is a nationality not a race. She has to be of the African race to be on this list." According to Wikipedia, Leila Aboulela is half Egyptian and half Sudanese. ‎· bentley
I used to lament that race and racism loomed so menacingly over black fiction. But then I realized that it's America's problem. Not mine. ‎· MoTO Babycakes
Wise MoTO is wise ‎· Soup
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