Summary: "National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time. In light of recent tragedies and widespread protests across the nation, The Progressive magazine republished one of its most...
Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 FIR
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 FIR
Summary: "This book provides a cultural, political, and social survey through the most American of pastimes that continues to thrive today. With narrative, accessible criticism, research, and popular cultural touchstones we can all recognize, I'd like to introducereaders to the black presence that holds up daily life as they know it. It is a crucial account of the people, stories, and culture that...
Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2019