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The fire this time : a new generation speaks about race / edited by Jesmyn Ward.

Ward, Jesmyn. (Editor).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Main Library E185.615 .F526 2017 37684001104217 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501126345
  • ISBN: 1501126342
  • ISBN: 1501126350
  • ISBN: 9781501126352
  • Physical Description: x, 226 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Scribner, 2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
"The tradition" / Jericho Brown -- Introduction / Jesmyn Ward -- Homegoing, AD / Kima Jones -- The weight / Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah -- Lonely in America / Wendy S. Walters -- Where do we go from here? / Isabel Wilkerson -- "The dear pledges of our love": A defense of Phillis Wheatley's husband / Honorée Fanonne Jeffers -- White rage / Carol Anderson -- Cracking the code / Jesmyn Ward -- Queries of unrest / Clint Smith -- Blacker than thou / Kevin Young -- Da art of storytellin' (a prequel) / Kiese Laymon -- Black and blue / Garnette Cadogan -- The condition of black life is one of mourning / Claudia Rankine -- Know your rights! / Emily Raboteau -- Composite pops / Mitchell S. Jackson -- Theories of time and space / Natasha Trethewey -- This far: Notes on love and revolution / Daniel José Older -- Message to my daughters / Edwidge Danticat.
Summary, etc.:
National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time.
Subject: African Americans > Social conditions > 21st century.
Blacks > Race identity.
Racism > United States.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans in popular culture.
American literature > African American authors > 21st century.
United States > Race relations > 21st century.
Genre: Essays.
Poetry.

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