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Jophn Oliver Killens was born in Macon, Gerogia on January 14, 1916.

He was an African-American Novelist and Professor. His first novel "Youngblood" (1954) was a big hit, and beside his books and essyas he also wrote the script for the film "Odds Against Tomorrow". He is one of the few great African-American writers who wrote in a powerful way about the black-white relations during those difficult years before the end of segregation in the USA. John Killens died in 1987, with his books translated in many languages, leaving a great african-american heritage behind for many generations to come.


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