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Brotherman : the odyssey of Black men in America

Author: Herb Boyd; Robert L Allen; Tom Feelings
Publisher: New York : One World, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An anthology of more than 150 selections, some never published before, taken from slave narratives, memoirs, novels, poems, short stories, essays, biographies, and position papers.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brotherman.
New York : One World, 1996
(OCoLC)683358628
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herb Boyd; Robert L Allen; Tom Feelings
ISBN: 0345383176 9780345383174 0345376706 9780345376701
OCLC Number: 34234502
Description: xxxiv, 922 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Forefathers. The griot's voice. I am a black man / George Edward Tait --
IKOP MBOG : an account of an African child's initiation / Nouk Bassomb --
On viewing the coast of Africa / Howard Thurman --
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass / Frederick Douglass --
Up from slavery / Booker T. Washington --
Let the dead bury their dead / Randall Kenan --
The souls of black folk / W.E.B. DuBois --
Message of Marcus Garvey to membership of Universal Negro Improvement Association from Atlanta Prison / Marcus Garvey --
Juneteenth / Ralph Ellison. A son in the family. Of fathers and sons. Poem for my father / Quincy Troupe --
Black boy / Richard Wright --
Father / Langston Hughes --
Notes of a native son / James Baldwin --
Nightmare / Malcolm X --
Colored people / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
Tragic magic / Wesley Brown --
Ten seconds / Louis Edwards --
A talk with my father / Earl Ofari Hutchinson --
A private war / Nick Chiles --
Father's pledge / Haki R. Madhubuti --
Boyz 'n the hood. Beetlecreek / William Demby --
Manchild in the promised land / Claude Brown --
Dancers on the shore / William Melvin Kelley --
Strike and fade / Henry Dumas --
The screamers / Amiri Baraka --
Way past cool / Jess Mowry --
Two fools / Jabari Asim --
Ghetto bastard / Kevin Powell --
Brer Rabbit escapes again / Yusef Salaam --
Reflecting black / Michael Eric Dyson --
The ghetto solution / Roland Gilbert/Cheo Tyehimba-Taylor. Relationships. When a man loves a woman. Black women / Robert Fleming --
Middle passage / Charles Johnson --
The wife of his youth / Charles W. Chesnutt --
Another good loving blues / Arthur Flowers --
Elbow room / James Alan McPherson --
Home repairs / Trey Ellis --
The lonely crusade / Chester Himes --
Sex and racism in America / Calvin C. Hernton --
No other tale to tell / Richard Perry --
White butterfly / Walter Mosley --
All-night visitors / Clarence Major --
What's love got to do with it. First poem for Linnet / Gerald Early --
A new man / Edward Jones --
My sparrow / Ron Stodghill II --
Losing Absalom / Alexs D. Pate --
What is life? / Kalamu Ya Salaam --
A father's lament / Damu Hakim --
Makes me wanna holler / Nathan McCall --
On the A-train to Venus with Isis / Ralph Wiley --
My brother's keeper. The walls of Jericho / Rudolph Fisher --
Brothers / Sylvester Monroe --
Lush life / Playthell Benjamin --
Pledging alpha / Kenneth Meeks --
Invisible life / E. Lynn Harris --
Vanishing rooms / Melvin Dixon --
In an afternoon light / Essex Hemphill --
African-American males and survival against AIDS / W.J. Brandy Moore --
A lesson before dying / Ernest J. Gaines. Trouble man. The permanence of racism. If we must die / Claude McKay --
The lynching of Jube Benson / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Blood-burning moon / Jean Toomer --
Billy / Albert French --
Shannon / Gordon Parks --
The future of black men / William Strickland --
Parallel time / Brent Staples --
Race and gender stereotyping in the Thomas confirmation hearings / Ernest Allen, Jr. --
Days of grace / Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad --
Faces at the bottom of the well / Derrick Bell --
Fighting on two fronts. When Harlem was in vogue / David Levering Lewis --
And then we heard the thunder / John Oliver Killens --
The Port Chicago mutiny / Robert L. Allen --
Beyond Vietnam / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Bloods / Wallace Terry --
Black consciousness in the Vietnam years / Clyde Taylor --
Locked in and locked out. Racehoss : Big Emma's boy / Albert Race Sample --
Iron city / Lloyd L. Brown --
Black prisoners, white law / Robert Chrisman --
Brothers and keepers / John Edgar Wideman --
Make me wanna holler / Nathan McCall --
Scars / Jarvis Masters --
Father behind bars / Arthur Hamilton, Jr., and William Banks --
Still black, still strong : survivors of the U.S. war against black revolutionaries / Dhoruba Bin Wahad --
Color and class. A man called White / Walter White --
Who's passing for who? / Langston Hughes --
The almost white boy / Willard Motley --
Man in the mirror / Stanley Crouch --
Blacks who pass / Ronald E. Hall --
Black worker in the deep South / Hosea Hudson --
Blood on the forge / William Attaway --
The spook who sat by the door / Sam Greenlee --
Company man / Brent Wade --
The content of our character / Shelby Steele --
The rage of a privileged class / Ellis Cose --
Reflections of an affirmative action baby / Stephen L. Carter. Black magic. And bid him sing. Yet do I marvel / Countee Cullen --
Infants of the spring / Wallace Thurman --
Falling pieces of the broken sky / Julius Lester --
Writin' is fightin' / Ishmael Reed --
We wear the mask. The life and loves of Mr. Jiveass Nigger / Cecil Brown --
On the real side / Mel Watkins --
Here I stand / Paul Robeson --
This life / Sidney Poitier --
By any means necessary : the trials and tribulations of the making of Malcolm X / Spike Lee with Ralph Wiley --
In the game. I never had it made / Jackie Robinson --
Playboy interview (October 1964) / Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) --
The struggle that must be / Harry Edwards --
Out of bounds / Jim Brown --
Just let me play : the story of Charlie Sifford-the first black PGA golfer / Charlie Sifford --
Giant steps / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Peter Knobler --
My life / Earvin "Magic" Johnson --
Rules for staying young / Satchel Paige --
Be-bop, doo-wop, hip-hop. Music is my mistress / Duke Ellington --
Treat it gentle / Sidney Bechet --
The death of rhythm & blues / Nelson George --
Dance of the infidels / Alston Anderson --
Miles : the autobiography of Miles Davis / Miles Davis with Quincy Troupe --
Djbot Baghostus's run / Nathaniel Mackey --
Silence, exile, and cunning : Miles Davis in memoriam / Greg Tate --
Playboy interview (July 1990) / Quincy Jones --
The ice opinion / Ice T. Sankofa : past as prologue. Deep roots. A different image / Dudley Randall --
The African contribution to technology and science / Yosef Ben-Jochannan --
The Africans in the new world : their contribution to science, invention, and technology / John Henrik Clarke --
From "Superman" to man / J.A. Rogers --
A life of learning / John Hope Franklin --
There are days when I wish it hadn't happened (March 1979) / Alex Haley --
The challenge of a black scholar / Nathan Hare --
No justice, no peace. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. / Charles V. Hamilton --
Where do we go from here? / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Speech to African Summit Conference--Cairo, Egypt / Malcolm X --
The making of black revolutionaries / James Forman --
Seize the time : the story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton / Bobby Seale --
The choice : the issue of black survival in America / Samuel F. Yette --
The man who cried I am / John A. Williams --
Black rage / William H. Grier and Price M. Cobbs --
Cool pose : the proud signature of black survival / Richard Majors --
Keep hope alive / Jesse Jackson --
Toward black American empowerment / Manning Marable --
A torchlight for America / Louis Farrakhan --
Operation Island Storm? / Randall Robinson --
The state of black America (September 1994) / Kweisi Mfume --
Black gold. The men of black enterprise / Earl G. Graves --
Succeeding against the odds / John H. Johnson with Lerone Bennett, Jr. --
Think and grow rich : a black choice / Dennis Kimbro and Napoleon Hill --
Success runs in our race / George C. Fraser --
Return to the source. I get on the bus / Reginald McKnight --
The African American holiday of Kwanzaa : a celebration of family, community, and culture / Maulana Karenga --
Afrocentricity / Molefi Kete Asante --
Kwanzaa : an African-American celebration of culture and cooking / Eric V. Copage --
The journey of Martin Luther King, Jr. / James E. Jackson --
Race matters / Cornel West --
The Million Man March / Herb Boyd --
Epilogue. Strong men (closing stanzas) / Sterling Brown.
Other Titles: Brother man
Responsibility: edited by Herb Boyd and Robert L. Allen ; illustrations by Tom Feelings.
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An anthology of more than 150 selections, some never published before, taken from slave narratives, memoirs, novels, poems, short stories, essays, biographies, and position papers.

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