Drumvoices: The Mission of Afro-American Poetry Articles

Drumvoices: The Mission of Afro-American Poetry

   

ChickenBones: A Journal

for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes

   

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Drumvoices offers a critical introduction to black poetry, including an outline of

its historical development. Redmond, a poet and educator, discusses trends

within the Black literary movement and the social milieu of the major periods.

 

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Books by Eugene Redmond

Sides of the River (1969)  /  Sentry of the Read the rest

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Cricket: Jazz & Other Poems Articles

Cricket: Jazz & Other Poems

   

ChickenBones: A Journal

for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes

   

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Listen for the skull’s plea, white noise

dogs howl to at midnight.

Noserags & deathnotes

wadded up & thrown on the ground

in the woman-scented afternoon.

   

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Cricket: Poems and Other Jazz

 

This final issue of Cricket published Richard Katrovas’ “The Public Mirror,” Maxine Cassin’s “Programming An Evening Away … Read the rest

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Ammunition Poetry and Other Raps Articles

Ammunition Poetry and Other Raps

   

ChickenBones: A Journal

for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes

   

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After losing four times in a row, /I decided that if you can’t beat

em, join em; so I decided to / slam and jam and perform

a fat, Afro-centric piece about / Cleopatra, ebony queen of the Nile,

while letting no one peek, that I / know for … Read the rest

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12 jazz haiku Articles

12 jazz haiku

   

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The Afro-American tourist market constitutes an important niche market. At the moment, the U.S.A.

is Ghana’s second highest tourist generating market with the U.K being the first. In 2003, some 27,000

tourists arrived in Ghana from the Americas. Approximately 10,000 were African-Americans.

 

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12 jazz haiku

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Land of My Daughters Articles

Land of My Daughters

Marvin’s last decade can be experienced vividly in the recent

collection of poems, Land of My Daughters (2005). Often dated,

these poems are strong responses to some event, some feeling,

some word that required nurturing introspection and report. And Marvin

was there ready to put his contribution on the table for consideration. . . .

Books by Marvin X

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CAN A WHITE WOMAN DO THIS Articles

CAN A WHITE WOMAN DO THIS

CAN SHE / CARRY YOUR LOAD / TAKE THE HIGH ROAD

UNDERSTAND / RAISE YOUR SONS TO BE A MAN

COOK LIKE YOUR MAMA / DEAL WITH YOUR DRAMA

SACRIFICE / AND NOT THINK TWICE?

 

CAN A WHITE WOMAN DO THIS?
By Jennifer Brown Banks

STAY STRONG

WHEN YOU ROAM

MAKE A HOUSE INTO A HOME

RAISE HELL

RAISE … Read the rest

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