Black Literature and PIPELINE

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The Gwendolyn Brooks
poem “We Real Cool”
figures prominently
throughout
the play PIPELINE. 

Gwendolyn Brooks
and PIPELINE
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Richard Wright
and PIPELINE

Richard Wright’s novel Native Son and particularly the main character Bigger Thomas, has a big impact on Omari, the young Black man at the heart of the play PIPELINE.

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