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New Black voices : an anthology of contemporary Afro-American literature

Author: Abraham Chapman
Publisher: New York : New American Library, ©1972.
Series: Mentor book, MW1116.
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A major new collection of fiction, poetry, and criticism by outstanding black writers.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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New Black voices.
New York : New American Library, ©1972
(OCoLC)575504625
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Chapman
ISBN: 0451622928 9780451622921
OCLC Number: 505352
Description: 606 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Fiction. The cotillion (Foreward) / John Oliver Killens --
The numbers writer / Robert Deane Pharr --
Mary's convert / Cyrus Colter --
Three men / Ernest J. Gaines --
We who came after / Ronald L. Fair --
A time to mourn / Etheridge Knight --
A good long sidewalk / William Melvin Kelley --
Bright an' mownin' star / Mike Thelwell --
Chicken Hawk's dream / Al Young --
A solo song : for Doc / James Alan McPherson --
A house divided / Jeanne A. Taylor --
The life and loves of Mr. Jiveass Nigger (Prologue) / Cecil Brown --
The long sell / Victor Steven Walker --
Rehabilitation and treatment / Joe Martinez. Poetry. Riot / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Ballad of the hoppy-toad / Margaret Walker --
The dream (1863) / Robert Hayden --
Ka 'Ba ; Sacred chant for the return of black spirit and power / Imamu Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) --
The scuba diver recovers the body of a drowned child ; The old gory ; For a black poet / Gerald W. Barrax --
Cathexis / F.J. Bryant, Jr. --
The great Santa Barbara oil disaster or : i rode with geronimo ; Confession to Malcolm / Conyus --
Lonely woman ; I'm a worker ; Suppression ; The rising / Jayne Cortez --
First claims poem ; urban dream / Victor Hernandez Cruz --
Whitey, baby ; Black man, 13th floor ; For "Mr. Dudley," a black spy ; Panther man / James A. Emanuel --
Vive noir! / Mari Evans --
Reading Walt Whitman ; Europe ; Lullaby for Ann-Lucian / Calvin Forbes --
My poem / Nikki Giovanni --
Something old, something new ; The realist ; The excuse / Carl H. Greene --
blackgoldblueswoman ; today is not like they said--
/ Kirk Hall --
A mother speaks : the Algiers Motel incident, Detroit ; High modes : vision as ritual : confirmation ; Zocalo ; The guerrilla-cong / Michael S. Harper --
My baby ; A daddy poem / William J. Harris --
The anti-semanticist / Everett Hoagland --
Old love butchered (Colorado Springs and Huachuca) ; Trellie ; I do not know the power of my hand ; There is a nation / Lance Jeffers --
I have seen them ; When a woman gets blue ; Be you ; The silent prophet ; July 27 ; The poet the dreamer / Norman Jordan --
Cocoa morning ; Heavy water blues ; Geneology / Bob Kaufman --
The warden said to me the other day ; Crazy pigeon ; A WASP woman visits a black junkie in prison ; It was a funky deal ; For Langston Hughes / Etheridge Knight --
Suncoming ; Remnant ghosts at dawn ; Lines to the black oak / Oliver LaGrone --
One sided shoot-out ; a poem to complement other poems / Don L. Lee --
Generation ; New York City 1970 ; Coal / Audre Lorde --
Sometimes I go to Camarillo & sit in the lounge ; Lacrimas or there is a need to scream / K. Curtis Lyle --
Sally : Twelfth Street ; Brothers at the bar ; Souvenir ; The twenty grand (Saturday night on the block) / Naomi Long Madgett --
Vietnam #4 ; Self world / Clarence Major --
The African thing ; The hungry black child ; the pruning ; mulch / Adam David Miller --
The middle passage and after ; Harlem gallery : from the inside ; Lady's days / Larry Neal --
Changed mind (or the day i woke up) ; Black Henry ; I wonta thank ya / Tejumola Ologboni (Rockie D. Taylor) --
What we know ; Black Power ; When I awoke ; A word to the wise is enough ; Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman ; This age / Raymond R. Patterson --
The signs ; Passage / N.H. Pritchard --
Primitives ; The melting pot ; Old Witherington / Dudley Randall --
Parapoetics ; Spearo's blues (or : Ode to a Grecian yearn) ; Definition of nature / Eugene Redmond --
catechism of d neoamerican hoodoo church / Ishmael Reed --
Four lines of a black love letter between teachers / Ed Roberson --
liberation/poem ; on watching a world series game / Sonia Sanchez --
What marked the river's flow ; Who collects the pain ; I have spent my life ; It is again ; Moving deep / Stephany --
Inauguration / Lorenzo Thomas --
Poem for the birthday of Huey P. Newton ; The Newark Public Library reading room ; Travois of the nameless / Sotère Torregian --
A day in the life of a poet ; Impressions/of Chicago; for Howlin' Wolf ; you come to me ; The syntax of the mind grips / Quincy Troupe --
autobiography ; your eyes are mirth ; blues for franks wooten ; mud water shango / Tom Weatherly --
Whichway ; black is beautiful ; it is overdue time ; lyrics shimmy like ; Condition blue/dress ; put u red-eye in ; and universals ; tu / Ron Welburn --
The neighborhood house ; Jalapeña gypsies / Jay Wright --
A little more traveling music ; A dance for Ma Rainey ; A dance for militant dilettantes ; Dance of the infidels ; The prestidigitator [1] ; The prestidigitator [2] / Al Young --
Blkartsouth poets --
Racist psycotherapy / Isaac J. Black --
For Walter Washington ; Ray Charles at Mississippi State / Tom Dent --
whi/te boys gone ; The blues (in two parts) ; 2 B BLK ; Food for thought / Val Ferdinand (Kalamu ya Salaam) --
legacy of a brother / Renaldo Fernandez --
A message for Langston / Kush --
Bedtime story ; Black woman throws a tantrum ; I watched little black boys ; First time I was sweet sixteen ; easy way out / Nayo (Barbara Malcolm) --
Shades of Pharoah Sanders blues for my baby / John O'Neal --
Vision from the ghetto ; Freedom hair ; Moon bound / Raymond Washington. Criticism. Dilemma of the Negro novelist in the U.S.A. / Chester Himes --
Remarks at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Conference on the Negro American, 1965 / Ralph Ellison --
Why I left America / James Baldwin --
Black studies : International dimensions / Richard A. Long --
Algiers 1969 : a report on the Pan-African Cultural Festival / Nathan Hare --
Through the prism of folklore : the Black ethos of slavery / Sterling Stuckey --
The legacy of Malcolm X, and the coming of the Black nation / Imamu Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) --
Blkartsouth/get on up! / Val Ferdinand (Kalamu ya Salaam) --
Psychology : the Black Bible / Eldridge Cleaver --
Black art : mute matter given force and function / Maulana Ron Karenga --
Hemlock for the artist : Karenga style / James Cunningham --
On revolutionary culture / Emory Douglas --
Culture : Negro, Black and Nigger / Johnetta B. Cole --
The teaching of Afro-American literature / Darwin T. Turner --
Afroamerican literature : the conscience of man / Lance Jeffers --
19 necromancers from now (introduction) / Ishmael Reed --
The son of my father / Addison Gayle, Jr. --
Some observations on a black aesthetic / Adam David Miller --
An interview with Clarence Major and Victor Hernandez Cruz / Walt Shepperd --
Statement on aesthetics, poetics, kinetics / Al Young. Documents. Statement of basic aims and objectives of the Organization of Afro-American Unity ; Basic Unity Program, Organization of Afro-American Unity / Malcolm X --
Statement of purpose and program / Institute of the Black World --
Program / The Black World Foundation program --
Purposes ; Founding address by C. Eric Lincoln : "The Excellence of Soul" ; Second Annual Awards Banquet. / Black Academy of Arts and Letters.
Series Title: Mentor book, MW1116.
Responsibility: edited, with an introd. and biographical notes, by Abraham Chapman.

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A major new collection of fiction, poetry, and criticism by outstanding black writers.

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