1939 - Born on the 25th of March in New York City.
1959 - Finished BA Theater Arts at Queens College New York.
1964 - Awarded MA at City University of New York.
1965-1969 - Served as Professor in City College of New York, Rutgers University and Spelman College.
1972 - Authored the short stories Gorilla, My Love.
1977 - Bambara made the short story The Sea Birds Are Still Alive: Collected Stories.
1980 - Wrote the novel The Salt Eaters.
1987 - Bambara wrote If Blessing Comes.
1995 - She died on 9th of December because of colon cancer.
1996 - Published her anthology Deep Sightings and Rescue Missions.
1999 - Her authored novel was published Those Bones Are Not My Child.
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