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The African American writers were postcolonial precursors who observed racism and colonialism from a trans-racial/national perspective. Their postcolonial thought resulted from gradual transformation from an interest in racial violence and alienation in his early fiction to a sense of global emergence of exilic resistance and vision of diaspora solidarity. The African American people became deeply interested in the upsurge of anti-colonialism among the Third World peoples, to which he was sympathetic by reason of racial affinity. They had foretold the emergence of "postcolonial literatures" and anticipated the postcolonial theory. The black intellectuals like W. E. B. Dubois and Richard Wright, declared the plight of an African American as that of an "internal colony". They also described a U.S. black subject to be an "intrinsically colonial subject." Their postcolonial manifesto, "liberation of the colored peoples of the world is the most important event of our century," is a refrain that runs throughout their writings. This recognition became the goal of his unfinished quest which started with individual flight for freedom from national racism and communal flight toward trans-national decolonization from western colonialism. In the contemporary fiction, African American intellectual position was to shift from that writing against local injustice and violence to writing for global solidarity and postcolonial humanism.