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Afro-American voices, 1770's-1970's

Author: Ralph Kendricks; Claudette Levitt
Publisher: New York : Oxford Book Co., [1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Kendricks; Claudette Levitt
OCLC Number: 119804
Description: xiv, 349 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: The Singing Cloak (A Folk Tale of Togoland) --
The Tortoise and the Elephant (A Folk Tale of the Yoruba) --
The Poor Wife and the Rich Wife (A Folk Tale of the Yoruba) --
The Maiden Who Always Refused (A Folk Tale of the Ewe) --
Twelve Proverbs of the Ewe --
Twelve Proverbs of the Yoruba --
Poetry of the Yoruba: Invocation of the Creator ; The God of War ; Kob Antelope --
Slave of Black Men, Slave of White Men / Gustavus Vassa (Olaudah Equiano) --
On Being Brought from Africa to America / Phillis Wheatley --
His Excellency, General Washington / Phillis Wheatley --
An Address to the Negroes in the State of New York / Jupiter Hammon --
Slavery / "A Free Negro" --
Letter to Thomas Jefferson / Benjamin Banneker --
The Abolition of Slavery / Nathaniel Paul --
Prejudice Against the Colored Man / Theodore S. Wright --
Lecture in England on the Horrors of Slavery / Frederick Douglass --
Address to the Slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet --
The Colored People in America / Frances E.W. Harper --
The Slave Auction / Frances E.W. Harper --
Eliza Harris / Frances E.W. Harper --
Advice to the Girls / Frances E.W. Harper --
The Escape; or, A Leap for Freedom / William Wells Brown --
Clotelle / William Wells Brown --
O Black and Unknown Bards / James Weldon Johnson --
Go Down Moses --
Nobody Knows the Troubles I See, Lord! --
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot --
Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel --
Gimme Dat Ol'-Time Religion --
Follow the Drinkin'- Gourd --
John Henry --
The Role of Negro Troops in the Union Victory / George Washington Williams --
Addres to the Paris Antislavery Conference / J. Sella Martin --
Address to the Atlanta Exposition / Booker T. Washington --
The Negro in Political Life / Booker T. Washington --
Moral Values of Hand Work / Booker T. Washington --
Booker T. Washington's Program: A Critique / William E.B. Du Bois --
The Talented Tenth / William E.B. Du Bois --
Niagara's Declaration of Principles / William E.B. Du Bois --
The Sheriff's Children / Charles W. Chestnutt --
The Uncalled / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Frederick Douglass / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
We Wear the Mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Sympathy / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
De Way T'ings Come / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Old Jim Crow / Anonymous --
A Prayer of the Race That God Made Black / Lucian B. Watkins --
The Black Man's Soul / James D. Corrothers --
It's Great To Be a Problem / J.D. Work --
Harlem Literati / Langston Hughes --
Blood-Burning Moon / Jean Toomer --
The Meal / Jessie R. Fauset --
Race and Money / James Weldon Johnson --
St. Peter Relates an Incident of the Resurrection Day / James Weldon Johnson --
Fifty Years: 1863-1913 / James Weldon Johnson --
Lift Every Voice and Sing / James Weldon Johnson --
Incident / Countee Cullen --
Yet Do I Marvel / Countee Cullen --
The Negro Speaks of Rivers / Langston Hughes --
I, Too, Sing America / Langston Hughes --
If We Must Die / Claude McKay --
Fire and Cloud / Richard Wright --
Prologue (from Invisible Man) / Ralph Ellison --
He Ain't Nothin' but a Chile / Ann Fairbairn --
Fifth Avenue Uptown: A Letter from Harlem / James Baldwin --
Harry Leland / William Melvin Kelley --
Nightmare / Malcolm X --
Initial Reactions on the Assasination of Malcolm X / Eldridge Cleaver --
A Raisin in the Sun / Lorraine Hansberry --
For My People / Margaret Walker --
Ka 'Ba / LeRoi Jones --
He Said She Said She Said He Said / Jymi Jones.
Responsibility: Ralph Kendricks [and] Claudette Levitt.

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