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African-American literature, an anthology, [compiled by] Demetrice A. Worley, Jesse Perry, Jr

Label
African-American literature, an anthology, [compiled by] Demetrice A. Worley, Jesse Perry, Jr
Language
eng
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
African-American literature
Oclc number
36343219
Responsibility statement
[compiled by] Demetrice A. Worley, Jesse Perry, Jr
Sub title
an anthology
Table Of Contents
Folk tradition. Motherless child / Anonymous ; Knee-high man tries to get sizable / Carl Carmer ; How Buck won his freedom / Anonymous ; from Eatonville anthology / Zora Neale Hurston ; People who could fly / Julius Lester ; Steel drivin' man / A. Philip Randolph, Chandler Owen ; Swing low, sweet chariot / Anonymous ; Stagolee / Julius Lester -- Language and literacy. Introduction from Black talk / Geneva Smitherman ; Goophered grapevine / Charles W. Chesnutt ; See how they run / Mary Elizabeth Vroman ; Lift every voice and sing / James Weldon Johnson ; I done worked! / Lottie Jackson ; from African garden / Alice Childress ; Creation / James Weldon Johnson -- Blues--pain and survival. Music : black, white and blue / Ishmael Reed ; Blues I'm playing / Langston Hughes ; It's the law : a rap poem / Saundra Sharp ; Sonny's blues / James Baldwin ; Weary blues / Langston Hughes ; Dance bodies #1 / Eugene B. Redmond ; Solo on the drums / Ann Petry ; Canary / Rita Dove -- Slavery--time of trial. Slave mother / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper ; On being brought from Africa to America / Phillis Wheatley ; Runagate runagate / Robert Hayden ; Letter to his master / Frederick Douglass ; Address to the slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet ; Nat Turner's confession / Nat Turner ; Harriet Tubman is in my blood / Mariline Wilkins ; Song of the son / Jean Toomer -- Standing ground. If we must die / Claude McKay ; I, too / Langston Hughes ; Summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps ; Willie / Maya Angelou ; Address delivered at the opening of the Cotton States' Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia, September, 1895 / Booker T. Washington ; Chapter 3 : of Mr. Booker T. Washington and others / W.E.B. Du Bois ; Miss Rosie / Lucille CliftonIdentity. We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar ; from Autobiography of Malcolm X / Malcolm X with Alex Haley ; Hidden name and complex fate / Ralph Ellison ; Where is the Black community? / Joyce Carol Thomas ; Of our spiritual strivings / W.E.B. Du Bois ; All about my job / Alice Childress ; Stranger in the village / James Baldwin ; Epilogue from Invisible man / Ralph Ellison -- Dreamers and revolutionaries. Vive noir! / Mari Evans ; Nikki-Roasa / Nikki Giovanni ; Immediate program of the American Negro / W.E.B. Du Bois ; Preface to a twenty volume suicide note / Amiri Baraka ; Assassination / Haki R. Madhubuti ; Winter in America / Gil Scott-Heron ; To Mississippi youth / Malcolm X ; I have a dream / Martin Luther King Jr. -- Women. Tree of love / Linda Goss ; woman's mourning song / bell hooks ; Getting the facts of life / Paulette Childress White ; Restoration : a memorial--9/18/91 / Audre Lorde ; To da-duh, in memoriam / Paule Marshall ; one thing i dont need / Ntozake Shange ; Magic / Rita Dove ; Plumes / Georgia Douglas Johnson -- Men. Strong men / Sterling Brown ; My search for roots / Alex Haley ; Speech delivered at Madison Square Garden, March 1924 / Marcus Garvey ; Black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps ; from Big sea / Langston Hughes ; Only man on Liberty Street / William Melvin Kelley ; Minstrel man / Langston Hughes ; Man who was almost a man / Richard Wright -- Relationships. Union of two / Haki R. Madhubuti ; Wife of his youth / Charles W. Chestnutt ; Bean Eaters / Gwendolyn Brooks ; Sweat / Zora Neale Hurston ; Letter from Charles R. Drew / Charles R. Drew ; 1927 from Sula / Toni Morrison ; Valentines / Henry Dumas ; Thank you, m'am / Langston Hughes -- Family and ancestors. For my people / Margaret Walker ; Day lost is a day gone forever / Dorothy West ; Women / Alice Walker ; from In my father's house / Ernest J. Gaines ; Mother to son / Langston Hughes ; Aunt / Al Young ; She walked alone / Daisy Bates
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