A sample chapter from the text of The American Renaissance Tarot. William Wells Brown wrote the first novel by an African American, but our deck memorializes him in a humorous episode from his slave narrative.
Introducing our Court of Coins: William Wells Brown, Martin Delany, Harriet Jacobs, and Frederick Douglass. Click here to find out more and to learn how to contribute to the completion of this important project.
Why is the Magician for The American Renaissance Tarot sitting down, and why can't we see his face? Click to read a discussion of how Ralph Waldo Emerson embodies the archetype of the Magician, and to understand more about our visual homage to the Transcendentalist classic, Nature.