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First known African-American published author: Jupiter Hammon (poem "An Evening Thought: Salvation by Christ with Penitential Cries", published as a broadside)

First known African-American woman to publish a book: Phillis Wheatley (Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral)

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The first black to publish a history book was Annette Gordon-Reed. She won the Pulitzer Prize for History for her book called The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.

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