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Bridging horizons : flying through history : an anthology of writings on African American historical figures who appear in Faith Ringgold's art and children's books.

Title
Bridging horizons : flying through history : an anthology of writings on African American historical figures who appear in Faith Ringgold's art and children's books.
Publication
Oakland, Calif. : Visibility Press, Mills College, 1996.

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Additional Authors
Ringgold, Faith.
Description
97 p. : ill.; 28 cm.
Alternative Title
  • Anthology of writings on African American historical figures who appear in Faith Ringgold's art and children's books.
  • Flying through history.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Preface I / Moira Roth -- Preface II / Dija Andrea Amer -- Parallels between Willa Marie Simone and Faith Ringgold / Rima Ransom -- Alter egos and fantasies [Willa Marie Simone] / Arwa Toulan -- Faith for the children / Tara L. Cooper and Angelic Jaramillo -- Conductor of the freedom train [Harriet Tubman] / Christina Abram-Davis -- Seeking change [Elizabeth Catlett] / MyAnna Anderson -- They called her Fundi [Ella Baker] / Tanya Bake -- An American art tragedy [William H. Johnson] / Carla Baldwin -- To be a curiosity is a painful profession [Josephine Baker] / Jennifer Banta -- The Moses of her people [Harriet Tubman] / Alexandra Clement -- A provocative wildfire, forever free [Edmonia Lewis] / Patricia A. Cox -- Born 2 soon [Dorothy Dandridge] / Kenya Davis -- The fire this time [James Baldwin] / Emily Grossman -- A good tree grows among thorns [Augusta Savage] / Elizabeth Haas -- The determination of Ida B. Wells / Marilyn Harper -- The voice of a hundred colors / Heather Heise -- Surfing for Mary McLeod Bethune on the Net / Rachel Jose -- How to take the world by storm [Madame Walker] / Cheryl Ann La Bat -- The Paris years of brilliant melancholy [Henry Ossawa Tanner] / Robin Mitchell -- Being a jewel of a pickaninny now being forgotten being not a forgotten jewel [Richard Wright] / DeeAnn Petras -- I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired [Fannie Lou Hamer] / Wendy Ross -- Faith in Truth [Sojourner Truth] / Jaimee Rungsityakorn -- Dream weaver, weaving dreams-- woven by the dream weaver [Langston Hughes] / Rosetta Saunders -- Kaleidoscope [Zora Neale Hurston] / Laura Snelling -- From sick and tired, to a woman admired [Rosa Parks] / Jordana F. Telias -- What if I am a woman? [Maria W. Stewart] / Jasmin L. Vaughan -- The Empress [Bessie Smith] / Mikaila T. Wedding.
Call Number
Sc F 08-743
Title
Bridging horizons : flying through history : an anthology of writings on African American historical figures who appear in Faith Ringgold's art and children's books.
Imprint
Oakland, Calif. : Visibility Press, Mills College, 1996.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Added Author
Ringgold, Faith.
Added Title
Flying through history.
Anthology of writings on African American historical figures who appear in Faith Ringgold's art and children's books.
Research Call Number
Sc F 08-743
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