Category Archives: Biographies

Biography of Christy Brown

Christy Brown is an Irish writer and artist, who was born with cerebral palsy and could only write and paint with the fingers of his left foot. His most recognized work is an autobiography called “My Left Foot” which was later as made into a 1989 film of the same name (Academy Award winner).

Biography of Gwendolyn Bennett

Gwendolyn Bennett is an African-American poet, writer, artist and publisher. She was a unique woman, a strong and interesting person. She has become one of the key persons of the Harlem Renaissance of the 20-s and 30-s of the previous century. In this period the African-American culture started winning public recognition.

Biography of Frances E.W. Harper

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper is an African-American writer, poet and public figure. She was an active participant of the Anti-Slavery movement, a reformer and a fighter for suffrage for women. She was a vice-president of the National Association of Colored Women and a member of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union.