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Black out loud : an anthology of modern poems by Black Americans

Author: Arnold Adoff; Alvin C Hollingsworth
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, [1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poetry by twentieth-century black Americans expressing what it is like to be black in the United States. Includes capsule biographies of the poets.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black out loud.
[New York] Macmillan [1970]
(OCoLC)576115014
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Adoff; Alvin C Hollingsworth
OCLC Number: 61205
Description: 86 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Black all day. Awareness / Don L. Lee --
Black is best / Larry Thompson --
Color / Langston Hughes --
Black all day / Raymond Richard Patterson --
Blackberry sweet / Dudley Randall --
The alarm clock / Mari Evans --
We own the night / Imamu Ameer Baraka (LeRoi Jones) --
Image / Henry Dumas --
Idle chatter / Charles Cooper --
Word poem (perhaps worth considering) ; Poem (no name no. 2) / Nikki Giovanni. I am a poet. Washiri (poet) / Kattie M. Cumbo) --
A black poetry day / Alicia Loy Johnson --
The truth / Ted Joans --
The truth is quite messy ; An historic moment / William J. Harris --
For some poets / Mae Jackson --
The birth of a poet / Quandra Prettyman --
The distant drum / Calvin C. Hernton --
In defense of black poets / Conrad Kent Rivers --
My poem / Nikki Giovanni. Perhaps you will remember. Ali / Djangatolum (Lloyd M. Corbin, Jr.) --
Langston / Mari Evans --
Martin Luther King Jr. / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Assassination / Don L. Lee --
The funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. / Nikki Giovanni --
My ace of spades / Ted Joans --
It was a funky deal / Etheridge Knight --
Aardvark / Julia Fields --
Malcolm / Kattie M. Cumbo --
I remember / Mae Jackson --
October 16: The raid / Langston Hughes. Right on : White America. America / Henry Dumas --
America / Bobb Hamilton --
Watts / Conrad Kent Rivers --
right on : white America / Sonia Sanchez --
Children's rhymes / Langston Hughes --
Of man and nature / Horace Mungin --
Feeding the lions / Norman Jordan --
Dark people / Kattie M. Cumbo --
You know, Joe / Ray Durem --
Vietnam #4 / Clarence Major --
Vive noir! / Mari Evans --
War / William Alfred MacLean, Jr. But here I am. The new integrationist ; Taxes / Don L. Lee --
I/wonder why / Tom Poole --
Knoxville, Tennessee / Nikki Giovanni --
Lineage / Margaret Walker --
Blues / Quandra Prettyman --
Blues / Horace Mungin --
Get up, blues / James A. Emanuel --
The blues today / Mae Jackson --
Sometimes on my way back down to the block ; Man I thought you was talking another language that day / Victor Hernandez Cruz. You are loved, awake or dreaming. From : Cities #8 ; 224 stoop / Victor Hernandez Cruz --
Number 5: December / David Henderson --
Frightened flower ; On wearing ears / William J. Harris --
A love song / Raymond Richard Patterson --
I used to wrap my white doll up in / Mae Jackson --
Childhood / Margaret Walker --
From : Glimpses #xii / Lawrence McGaugh --
Crawl into bed ; Lullaby / Quandra Prettyman --
Response / Bob Kaufman.
Responsibility: edited by Arnold Adoff ; drawings by Alvin Hollingsworth.

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A collection of poetry by twentieth-century black Americans expressing what it is like to be black in the United States. Includes capsule biographies of the poets.

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