The influence of Br’er Rabbit in African American Literature.

  By Ahmad Jenkins  “ It’s trouble that makes the monkey chew hot peppers” – African proverb   My first introduction with the character Br’er Rabbit was in the 5th grade when I read 'Granny cutta the cord'. I loved the way Br'er Rabbit escaped getting eaten, but also saved his granny. These stories were …

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