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44 on 44 : forty four African American writers on the election of Barack Obama 44th President of the United States

Author: Lita Hooper; Sonia Sanchez; Michael Simanga
Publisher: Chicago : Third World Press, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Offering voice to the historic election of President Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, this anthology of essays, poetry, and creative non-fiction documents the conversation on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Literature
Literary collections
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lita Hooper; Sonia Sanchez; Michael Simanga
ISBN: 9780883783177 0883783177
OCLC Number: 751665984
Description: xii, 162 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : 44 on 44 / Michael Simanga --
It's been a long time coming / Sonia Sanchez --
Three for "O" in light and shadow / Askia M. Touré --
Go! Be a superhero / Renee Simms --
Man, roll the window down! / Patricia Smith --
Brand new morning / Randall Horton --
Obama shuffle / Frank X Walker --
On the road '08 : a speech for the Obama campaign / Jasmine Guy --
44, sacred and rising / Indigo Moor --
What I saw shining on my mother's face / Ross Gay --
Michelle Obama : woman of power / Pearl Cleage --
Transcendence : thoughts on love and race / Opal Moore --
Barack Obama & the state of Black women in love / jessica Care moore --
From 40 acres to 8 cents : a married couple's ruminations on the symbolism of Barack Obama / Chuck D and Gaye Theresa Johnson --
Imagine Obama talking to a fool / Amiri Baraka --
november 4th : elegua in satin / LaTasha Diggs --
Keep living / Tina McElroy Ansa --
Crossing over : invocation for the new flag / Kelly Norman Ellis --
Another country / Natasha Trethewey --
Bridge from MLK, Jr. to BHO, Jr. : span of a lifetime / Sala Udin --
Passing the baton : from King to president / Eugene B. Redmond --
From King to Obama / Keith Gilyard --
Receiving line / Jericho Brown --
President Obama and organizing / Sababa Akili --
Mrs. Pettawah's journal entry, January 20, 2009 / Nagueyalti Warren --
Litany at the tomb of Frederick Douglass / Martin Espada --
The revolution is being televised! / Kevin Harewood --
The secret of his success / Haki R. Madhubuti --
Audacious hope, auspicious signs : Barack Obama and the Third Reconstruction / Shawn L. Williams --
Inaugural / Sharan Strange --
We winter still / Antoinette Brim --
The reckoning : a prayer by the people / Malaika Adero --
The poem my son will write one day / Lita Hooper --
On this day, at this moment : a ghazal / Demetrice Anntia Worley --
The day the earth stood still / E. Ethelbert Miller --
Annual Martin Luther King Day observation and march / Gloria House --
New day / Kwame Dawes --
Malia at Lincoln's desk / Tara Betts --
White America's trauma / Nathan McCall --
Basketball Jones : Bofwana's revenge / Tony Medina --
The veil falls (Outside the womb) / Edward S. Spriggs --
Educational opportunity in the age of Obama / Farai Chideya --
Auto-correcting history / Parneshia Jones --
First president and first lady / Michael Simanga --
Three editorials (from Black Renaissance Noire) / Quincy Troupe.
Other Titles: Forty-four on forty-four
Responsibility: edited by Lita Hooper, Sonia Sanchez, Michael Simanga.

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