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Title:
The fire this time : a new generation speaks about race
Author:
Ward, Jesmyn editor.
ISBN:
9781501126345
Edition:
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Physical Description:
viii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents:
"The tradition" / by Jericho Brown -- Introduction / by Jesmyn Ward -- Homegoing, AD / by Kima Jones -- The weight / by Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah / Lonely in America / by Wendy S. Walters -- Where do we go from here? / by Isabel Wilkerson -- "The dear pledges of our love" : a defense of Phillis Wheatley's husband / by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers -- White rage / by Carol Anderson -- Cracking the code / by Jesmyn Ward -- Queries of unrest / by Clint Smith -- Blacker than thou / by Kevin Young -- Da art of storytellin' (a prequel) / by Kiese Laymon -- Black and blue / by Garnette Cadogan -- The condition of black life is one of mourning / by Claudia Rankine -- Know your rights! / by Emily Raboteau -- Composite pops / by Mitchell Jackson -- Theories of time and space / by Natasha Trethewey -- This far : notes on love and revolution / by Daniel José Older -- Message to my daughters / by Edwidge Danticat.
Abstract:
"Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this ... collection of essays and poems about race from ... voices of her generation and our time"-- Provided by publisher.
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