Winner of CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2019.
Acknowledgements Preface Introduction by LaToya R. Jefferson-James Timeline Entries AfriCOBRA Allen, Samuel Angelou, Maya Baldwin, James "Ballad of Birmingham" Bambara, Toni Cade Baraka, Amiri Black Aesthetic, The Black Arts Movement in Algeria, The "Black Dada Nihilismus" Black Fire: An Anthology of Afro-American Writing Black Theatre Issue of The Drama Review Black Theatre Magazine Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A Critical Evaluation Black Women Writers and the Black Arts Movement "Blues Ain't No Mockin' Bird" Blues for Mister Charlie Broadside Press "Bronzeville Mother Loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, a Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon, A" Brooks, Gwendolyn Bullins, Ed Caldwell, Ben Caribbean Artists Movement Catherine Carmier Childress, Alice Chisholm, Shirley Coleman, Wanda Collins, Kathleen Davis, Angela Deacons for Defense and Justice Dent, Tom Dodson, Owen Du Bois, W. E. B. Dutchman Evans, Mari Evans-Charles, Martie Fire Next Time, The for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf Free-Lance Pallbearers, The Gaines, Ernest J. Giovanni, Nikki Gunn, Bill Hansberry, Lorraine Hayden, Robert Henderson, David Hopkinson, Nalo Jordan, June Kennedy, Adrienne Kgositsile, Keorapetse William Knight, Etheridge Last Poets, The "Lesson, The" Malcolm X Malcolm X, Poetry on Marginalization and the Black Arts Movement Marson, Una Milner, Ron "Monday in B-Flat" Morrison, Toni Mumbo Jumbo Music and the Black Arts Movement Neal, Larry Negro Digest / Black World / First World Negro Ensemble Company, The No Place to Be Somebody One Day When I Was Lost: A Scenario Based on Alex Haley's The Autobiography of Malcolm X Organization of Black American Culture Polite, Carlene Hatcher Ra, Sun Raisin in the Sun, A Randall, Dudley "Raymond's Run" Redmond, Eugene B. Rodgers, Carolyn Ross, Fran Sanchez, Sonia Sexual Identity and the Black Arts Movement Shange, Ntozake Shepp, Archie Slave, The Smith, Jean Wheeler Society of Umbra, The "Sonny's Blues" Soul on Ice Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Teer, Barbara Ann This Child's Gonna Live Thomas, Lorenzo Till, Poetry on Emmett Toure, Askia Muhammad Tupac Shakur and the Black Arts Movement Understanding the New Black Poetry Voodoo Aesthetics and the Black Arts Movement Your Blues Ain't Like Mine Selected Bibliography Index About the Editors and Contributors
Cynthia Davis, is Professor of English at San Jacinto College in Houston, Texas, where she specializes in Caribbean and African American Literatures. Her publications include Where the Wild Grape Grows: Selected Writings by Dorothy West (2004), Western Echoes of the Harlem Renaissance: The Life and Writings of Anita Scott Coleman (2008), Literary Sisters: Dorothy West and Her Circle (2011), and Zora Neale Hurston: An Annotated Bibliography of Works and Criticism (Scarecrow Press, 2013). Verner D. Mitchell is Professor of English at the University of Memphis. He is the editor of This Waiting for Love: Helene Johnson, Poet of the Harlem Renaissance (2006) and author (with Cynthia Davis) of four subsequent books on women writers of the Harlem Renaissance. His work has appeared in Studies in American Culture, African American Review, American Literary History, and other journals.