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Alice Walker

(born February 9, 1944) An American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist. Walker became the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction novel The Color Purple in 1982. She also wrote the novels Meridian (1976) and The Third Life of Grange Copeland (1970). An avowed feminist, Walker coined the term womanist to mean "A black feminist or feminist of color" in 1983.
Alice Walker
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