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Jun.26.2008
A broad range of black family life is offered in this collection of essays, some reprinted and others original, from a variety of writers and poets, including Gwendolyn Brooks, Alice Walker, Edwige Danticat, and Marilyn Nelson. Henry Louis Gates writes about the secret eccentricities of his mother'...
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Jan.02.2008
devorah-major's picture
Jan.02.2008
A stunning new voice in African-American poetry, Devorah Major in street smarts explores the hardships of life in the streets, the damage that is done there, and the strategies for survival. Hers is a powerful, affirmative voice that is joyful and proud.