Reader: Color: A Sampling of Contemporary African American Writers

Accession Number - 1072

Date: 01/01/94
Length: 57 minutes
Tape Quality: good
Collection: Poetry Center
Ethnicity: African American
Language: English
Use Policy: available
Content: Written and narrated by Al Young. Produced by The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives. Lucille Clifton: "Quilting." Rita Dove: "Ö." Clarence Major: from Surfaces and Masks. Amiri Baraka: from an unpublished manuscript. Alice Walker: from interview. Ishmael Reed: from interview. Luisah Teish: from an interview by Elena Featherston. Mona Lisa Saloy: "For Frank Fitch." Etheridge Knight: "Rehabilitation & Treatment in the Prisons of America." Xam Wilson Cartiér: from Be-bop, Re-bop. Lorenzo Thomas: "My Office." George Barlow: "American Plethora: MacCorporate MacDream." Alice Walker: from a talk about Zora Neale Hurston. Ntozake Shange: "Nappy Edges (a cross country sojourn)." Conyus Calhoun: "A Poem Can Change You (Skywalkers), for James Brown and David Thompson." June Jordan: "My Victim Poem." Ishmael Reed: "Black Peter Calypso." Yusef Komunyakaa: "The Edge." Harryette Mullen: from Trimmings. David Henderson: "Third Eye World." Colleen J. McElroy: "Memoirs of American Speech." Barbara Christian: from a talk about Alice Walker. Sonia Sanchez: "An Anthem (for the ANC and Brandywine Peace Community)." Al Young: "Ruby My Dear, Thelonious Monk, 1959."

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