Booker T. Washinhton
The pen name Samuel Clemens used is Mark Twain.
The term is credited to a social satire by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner (1873).
Charles W. Chestnutt was the first important black fiction writer in America.
Local color is a method of telling a story with precise details from a specific locale. Things like dialect and specific locations are captured in local color fiction.
writers of local color
the harlem group
Existing or living at the same time. As in a person of the same age as another.