Marion Kraft is an African American–German scholar, retired college and university teacher, lecturer, author, editor and translator.
She studied German and American literatures at the universities of Cologne and Frankfurt/Main (Germany) and at the Ohio State
University (US) and holds a doctorate of philosophy from the University of Osnabrück (Germany). She has published numerous
essays on racism, literature, feminism and the Black movement in Germany and has five books to her credit.