Viewpoints from Black America



Viewpoints from Black America

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"Viewpoints from Black America" . Ed. Gladys J. Curry. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1970. xv+236 pp.

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Table of contents

Cast down your bucket ... / Booker T. Washington -- From an ABC of color / W.E.B. DuBois -- Promise of equality / Stephen J. Wright -- Dilemma of the American Negro scholar / John Hope Franklin -- Religion, poetry and history: foundations of a new educational system / Margaret Walker Alexander -- Part II: On assimilation -- Inhumanity of slavery / Frederick Douglass -- Psychological reactions of oppressed people / Richard Wright -- On being Negro in America / Saunders Redding -- Exiles / Nathan Hare -- From the fire next time / James Baldwin -- Soul food / LeRoi Jones -- Part III: On literature and language -- The Negro writer and American literature / Saunders Redding -- Beating that boy / Ralph Ellison -- Myth of a "Negro literature" / LeRoi Jones -- Teaching English as a foreign language to students with sub-standard dialects / Marian Musgrave -- Part IV: On the arts -- Sorrow songs: Spirituals / Alain Locke -- Classic Blues / LeRoi Jones -- Jazz and the jazz age: 1918-1926 / Alain Locke -- Living with music / Ralph Ellison -- Negro as artist and in American art / Margaret Just Butcher -- It's a long way to St. Louis / Adam David Miller -- Part V: On religion -- Nation of Islam / Is this a true religion? / Louis E. Lomax -- Harvard Law School forum speech of March 24, 1961 / Malcolm X -- The answer to a perplexing question / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- From The luminous darkness / Howard Thurman -- VI: On politics -- Black politics: A brief survey / Gladys J. Curry -- Beginning the new revolution in the 1950's -- Power and racism / Stokely Carmichael -- Question of power / Nathan Wright, Jr.

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Commentary on anthology

• 29 essays on various topics: education, assimilation, literature and language, the arts, religion, and politics (Kinnamon 1997: 478).

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