Brown, William Wells. “Escape; or, A Leap for Freedom: A Drama, in Five Acts.” Boston: R.F. Wallcut, 1858. The first play written by an African in America. A protest piece, it was used by abolitionist in their efforts to end slavery.
Hughes, Langston. “Don’t You Want to be Free?**” James Weldon Johnson Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Yale University. 1938. Revised 1963. A history play.
Lamb, Wendy. ed. “Sparks in the Park and Other Plays From the 1987 and 1988 Foundations of the Dramatists Guild Young Playwrights Festivals.” New York, Laurel Leaf Books, 1989. Anthology of award winning plays written by teenagers.
Mutwa, Vusamazulu Credo. “Indaba, My Children.” London, Stanmore Press, 1966. The oral history of the Bantu of South Africa as recorded by Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa a “Guardian of the Umalando or Tribal History.”
**If unavailable see annotated bibliography to locate published copy of 1938 version.