William Wells Brown was a prominent African-American abolitionist lecturer, novelist, playwright, and historian. Brown was a pioneer in several different literary genres, including travel writing, fiction, and drama. He has a school named after him in Lexington, Kentucky and was among the first writers inducted to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame.
"Benjamin Banneker" is a famous biographical story about Benjamin Banneker, written by William Wells Brown. In order to know what made America great — each of us should read and study more about the nations, people and folk! This short story describes hard times of the African Americans. "Benjamin Banneker" demonstrates a lot of facts about their nations. This work of the author has a historical point of view. If you are interested in in-depth study of different nations and races — this story will be for you!