Big Nommo: The Writer as Prophet
- Center for Black Literature hosts National Black Writers Conference at Medgar Evers College. // New York Amsterdam News;4/14/2016, Vol. 107 Issue 16, p9
The article discusses the National Black Writers Conference (NBWC) of African Americans sponsored by Center for Black Literature on richness of Black literature that was held at Medgar Evers College in New York City in 2016.
- Language and Voice: When is it distinctively Black? Madhubuti, Haki R. // Black Issues Book Review;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p28
This article elaborates the characteristics of Afro-American literature. Included is a description of the Afro-American literature language and a discussion on how many African Americans received their intellectual substance from the language of black writers and poets.
- Out of print, out of mind. Kniffel, Leonard // American Libraries;Feb89, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p100
Focuses on the unavailability of important black literature in the United States. Examples of Black Americana titles that have been declared out of print; Reasons given by publishers for terminating the publication of certain titles; Problems that librarians have in procuring titles that are...
- â€œEvery Tone Was a Testimonyâ€: Black Music, Literature, and Law. Brown, Christopher Michael // Law, Culture & the Humanities;Feb2016, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p39
The music that chronicles the African American experience is marked in profound but subtle and contradictory ways by the law, perhaps the most pervasive presence in black life since enslaved Africans arrived in the New World. From the mournful but veiled complaints of the sorrow songs to Jay...
- The way we were: Precious memories of the Black segregated South. Estes-Hicks, Onita // African American Review;Spring93, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p9
Focuses on Afro-American literature on the Black South. Autobiographies; Significance; Comparison of various periods.
- Books briefly mentioned. // African American Review;Spring94, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p155
Reviews several books on Afro-American literature. Includes `Long Goodbyes' by Nikki Baker; `For the Love of Men: Skikata Gai Nai' by SDiane Bogus; `The African' by Harold Courlander; `Black Self-Determination: A Cultural History of African-American Resistance' by V.P. Franklin; `The Travels of...
- A reconsideration of Afro-American literature. Williams, Kenny J. // Academic Questions;Winter92/93, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p24
Argues that Afro-American literature must be understood in its American context. Description of the nineteenth-century Afro-American life; Recognition that there is no such thing as the black experience; Historical background of Afro-American literature.
- Ebony book shelf. // Ebony;Jan1996, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p17
Presents a list of novels and books written by and about African-Americans.
- Ebony book shelf. // Ebony;Aug1996, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p30
Introduces books about African-Americans. Includes `Legal Lynching: Racism, Injustice and the Death Penalty,' by Jesse Jackson; `My First White Friend: Confessions on Race, Love & Forgiveness,' by Patricia Raybon; `Push,' by Sapphire.