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A political satire follows the events surrounding East St. Louis's
secession from the Union in the face of thousands of disenfranchised
voters and a plan to finance the self-declared "Republic of Blackland"
with a money-laundering scheme.
“Birth of a Nation is a brilliant, biting, and witty
commentary on the chaos of the 2000 election. Hudlin and McGruder have
achieved that rarest of things: a political satire that is also an
extremely important and moving work of literature, an achievement for
any writer or any artist at any time. Birth of a Nation is a unique
event in the history of African American literature.”
“With a creative team this talented, Birth of a Nation is a
must-have book for everyone who loves comics and spirited African
Johnson, author of Middle Passage
Birth of a Nation
A Comic Novel
by Aaron McGruder and Reginald Hudlin
illustrated by Kyle Baker
Three Rivers Press (Random House)
Trade Paperback, 144 pages