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Airing dirty laundry

Author: Ishmael Reed
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1993.
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A collection of essays in which Reed confirms his status as an "Establishment" agitator, an undying advocate of multiculturalism, and a supportive and nurturing presence in a variety of artistic endeavors from writing to rap.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reed, Ishmael, 1938-
Airing dirty laundry.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1993
(OCoLC)609363153
Online version:
Reed, Ishmael, 1938-
Airing dirty laundry.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1993
(OCoLC)624381637
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ishmael Reed
ISBN: 0201624621 9780201624625
OCLC Number: 28148916
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 284 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Part 1: Airing dirty laundry --
Is there a Black-Jewish feud? --
Beyond Los Angeles --
Clarence Thomas lynched again --
Gays and feminists play with racist fire --
Rodney King and I --
Mike Tyson and the white hope cult --
Drug 'experts' don't live with gunfire --
An outsider in Koreatown --
Part 2: Profiles/reviews --
Elaine Brown, activist --
Eldridge Cleaver, writer --
Gwendolyn Brooks, poet --
Paul Robeson, actor --
Bill Gunn, director --
Frederick Douglass, politician --
Ambrose Bierce, writer --
Reginald Lewis, businessman --
Langston Hughes, writer --
John Edgar Wideman, writer --
Zora Neal Hurston, writer --
Chester Himes, writer --
Jess Mowry, writer --
Reginald Martin, Toni Cade Bambara, writers --
Miraculous fiction, writers --
The fourth Ali, boxer --
Part 3: Odds & ends --
Money can't buy you love --
Reading, writing, and racism --
The be-bop revival --
Savages and liberators --
Silencing the hordes --
Ms. Gore's crusade --
To be an American is to be fair --
Black Irishman --
American poetry: Is there a center? --
Distant cousins.
Responsibility: Ishmael Reed.

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A collection of essays in which Reed confirms his status as an "Establishment" agitator, an undying advocate of multiculturalism, and a supportive and nurturing presence in a variety of artistic endeavors from writing to rap.

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