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I Tried to Be a Communist

Then political problems rose to plague me.  Ross, whose life I had tried to write, was charged by the Communist Party with “anti-leadership tendencies,” “class collaborationist attitudes,” and “ideological factionalism” — phrases so fanciful that I gaped when I heard them. Books by Richard Wright   Richard Wright: Early Works  /…

I Weep For My Country

 We flaunt our superpower status with arrogance. We treat UN Security Council members like ingrates who offend our princely dignity by lifting their heads from the carpet. Valuable alliances are split. Books by Robert C. Byrd Robert C. Byrd: Child of the Appalachian Coalfields / Losing America: Confronting A Reckless…

Sex at the Margins

Sex at the Margins Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry By Laura María Agustín This book explodes several myths: that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work, that migrants who sell sex are passive victims and that the multitude of people out to save them…

Lasana Sekou in Oxford Poetry Book
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home     www.nathanielturner.com   Serious people from around the world are starting to take a closer look at the quality of writers, books, and a national literature coming out of St. Martin.  Lasana M. Sekou                                                                                                                                   ... Read more
Langston Hughes Table
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home           www.nathanielturner.com online through PayPal Or Send contributions to: ChickenBones: A Journal / 2005 Arabian Drive / Finksburg, MD 21048  Help Save ChickenBones    Langston Hughes Table      ]]> Books by Langston Hughes... Read more
Kingdom of God: Poem
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home     www.nathanielturner.com Musaka, the shark, found his sister singing to a lark, while Catfish found a new name minutes before big game. War ravishes the ninth moon of Neptune and scared caterpillars cocoon to Monarch... Read more
JPAS Black Arts Movement Poetry Issue
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home         www.nathanielturner.com If one is serious about getting a precise understanding of the 1960s Black Arts Movement, one might grab the recent Journal of Pan African Studies, Poetry Issue, Guest Editor, Marvin X. The... Read more
Journal of Black Poetry Festival
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home       www.nathanielturner.com The Journal of Black Poetry probably published more poets than any other journal in the history of American literature    ]]> Books by Marvin X Love and War: Poems  / In the... Read more
Jazz Poems
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home    www.nathanielturner.com      ]]> Jazz Poems By Roger Singer    When Songs Repeat An evening breeze, Lazy with attitude Rolled quietly Over tree tops, While music runs thick Like spiced gumbo, Making the air... Read more
Homage to My People
 These poems, essays and stories thus represent my effort to think more clearly, to work out problems; they constitute “my momentary stay against confusion,” my effort  to  attend to the interior life Read more
Healing Power of Poetry By Jamie Walker
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home         www.nathanielturner.com The author Helen Tiffin once explained, “Decolonization is a process.” And I had to decolonize myself (primarily on my own) at Howard University. Like my ancestors who once survived the middle... Read more
Guest Poets
  ChickenBones: A Journal Guest Poets & Their Poems Special Topics: Stories, Essays, & Other Criticism   Guest Poets 2   Contact — Mission — Nathaniel Turner — Marcus B. Christian — Guest Poets — Special Topics —Rudy’s Place — The Old South — Black Labor    Film Review —Books N... Read more
Guest Poets 2
  ChickenBones: A Journal Guest Poets & Writers   Contact    Index         Mission — Nathaniel Turner — Marcus Bruce Christian — Guest Poets —  Special Topics — Rudy’s Place — The Old South  —  Worldcat Film Review — Books N Review — Education & History — Religion & Politics... Read more