Richard Wright was born in 1908, in Roxie, Mississippi
Wright published "The Voodoo of Hell's Half-Acre" at the age of 16
Wright finally moved away from his family to Chicago.
Wright decided to formally join the Communist Party late 1933
The Communist Party shuts down a magazine that Wright was editing, despite his protests.
Wright finished an influential novel called Native Son
Wright publishes an autobiographical work named Black Boy, detailing his early life
A novel during an existentialist phase, in which Wright met Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre
He died in Paris aged 52
A novel originally intended to be the sequel to Black Boy; It was published in 1977, after Wright's death