William Pickens was an African-American orator, educator, journalist, and essayist. He wrote two autobiographies, first The Heir of Slaves, in 1911 and second Bursting Bonds in 1923, in which he mentioned race- motivated attacks on African Americans. both in the urban riots of 1919 and by lynching in 1921. ABRAHAM LINCOLN is a famous biographical work by William Pickens. William Pickens narrates about the 16th President of the United States - Abraham Lincoln. This work of the author has a historical point of view. If you are interested in History of The USA — this work is for you!