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National Book Award Winner Colson Whitehead Tackles Racism Issues In 'The Underground Railroad'


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New York author Colson Whitehead has landed National Book Award for fiction for his incredible sixth novel 'The Underground Railroad'; a best-selling story about slavery and racism in Georgia. During such a time of division and conflict in America, it seems like an appropriate choice.

Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad'Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad' wins National Book Award

'The Underground Railroad' is certainly a poignany story about two black slaves named Cora and Caesar, who decide to make a run from their captors on the Georgia plantations and embark on a journey north following the Underground Railroad. During his acceptance speech, Whitehead addressed the current electorial situation.

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