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Streetlights : illuminating tales of the urban Black experience

Title
Streetlights : illuminating tales of the urban Black experience / edited by DorisJean Austin and Martin Simmons.
Publication
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1996.

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Description
xix, 515 pages; 23 cm
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Contents
  • Introduction / John A. Williams -- Room 1023 / DorisJean Austin -- The Rejected Buppie / Amiri Baraka -- Red Lipstick / Yolanda Barnes -- Polo / Carlyle Brown -- Goodbye Washington / Wayne Brown -- Playing The Game / Bebe Moore Campbell -- The Drill / Breena Clarke -- My Father's Son / Steven Corbin -- The Ethical Vegetarian / Alexis De Veaux -- Believe / Carla R. Du Pree -- The Insiders / Louis Edwards -- Scotch and Curry / Lolis Eric Elie -- Can You Say My Names? / Carolyn Ferrell -- Excerpt from De Mojo Blues / Arthur Flowers -- The Quality of Silence / Marita Golden -- I Can't Find My Blackface / Howard Gordon -- Horses on a Rooftop / Clymenza Hawkins -- Sixty Years After Hiroshima Thirteen Years After Rodney King / Safiya Henderson-Holmes -- The Birthday Present / Linda Susan Jackson -- Jumping Ship / Kelvin Christopher James -- Excerpt from Kingdom of Night / Herschel Lee Johnson -- West Wind / Jacqueline Joan Johnson --
  • The Girl Who Raised Pigeons / Edward P. Jones -- Savannah / Wendy Jones -- How I Made Love to a Negro / Mina Kumar -- Lilly's Hunger / Bridgette A. Lacy -- Annette Estime / Marie Helene LaForest -- The Elixir / Leslie Nia Lewis -- Nzinga's Treasure / Devorah Major -- Yellow Rooms / Richelle A. McClain -- In Sight of the Killing / Garrett McDowell -- Oda Rainbow / J. R. McKie -- Touching / Terry L. McMillan -- Innocens Comes to Cotton / Tom Mitchelson -- Firstborn / D. S. Modupe -- Excerpt from Beyond the Limbo Silence / Elizabeth Nunez -- When the Revolution Comes / Lindsay Patterson -- Raoul's Silver Song / Kalamu ya Salaam -- A Real Man / Esmeralda Santiago -- Four and Twenty / Nan Saville -- Excerpt from Bayou Road Street / Fatima Shaik -- Eye-Hand Coordination / Ntozake Shange -- Excerpt from Blood at the Root / Martin Simmons -- You Can't Have Greens Without a Neck Bone / Ronald Strothers -- The River / Patrice E. Wagner --
  • One Day, Then Another / Orlando Warren -- Crawdaddy / Dennis A. Williams -- Excerpt from Mothersill and the Foxes / John A. Williams -- Betrayal / Leslie Woodard.
ISBN
0140174710 (alk. paper)
LCCN
94024868
OCLC
  • 30701164
  • ocm30701164
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries