J. Saunders Redding

J. Saunders Redding was an African American author and educator.

Born October 13, 1906 in Wilmington, Delaware, Redding wrote such books as ''To Make a Poet Black'' (1939), an autobiography, ''No Day of Triumph'' (1944), ''Stranger and Alone'' (1950), ''They Came in Chains'' (1950), ''An American in India'' (1954), and ''Cavalcade'' (1970), an African American literature anthology he edited with A. P. Davis.

In 1970, Redding became the first African American professor at Cornell University's College of Arts and Sciences and then retired in 1975.

Redding died on March 5, 1988 in Ithaca, New York at age 81. Provided by Wikipedia
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