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We know you were just dying to know what happened to the Kate Adams. Better get the tissues ready.
Forgive this site’s totally corny name, because it actually is an amazing website for all things Richard Wright.
Movie or TV Productions
Even though Wright has had four of his novels made into movies, we won’t hold it against the movie industry that they haven’t done an adaptation for the diehard Black Boy fans. We can wait.
Articles and Interviews
Even though Wright’s first story is lost to history, you can sort of relive the experience through the words of this lady who kind of remembers reading it.
This documentary about Wright was years in the making, and follows his life from Chicago to his death.
This is the kind of hat he was wearing when he got made fun of at school. We seriously can’t understand why.
Carl Phillips tells us about his first time discovering Wright.
In this three-part series, people remember life under Jim Crow.
The cover of the old Book of the Month Club edition, complete with mysterious blue mist.
Richard didn’t think the S.S. Kate Adams was big enough. What do you think?