Roses and Revolutions
The Selected Writings of Dudley Randall
Publication Year: 2009
Published by: Wayne State University Press
Series: African American Life Series
When I was completing the manuscript for Wrestling with the Muse: Dudley Randall and the Broadside Press, Randall and I discussed the prospect of a book of his collected poems in order to ensure his literary longevity. He did not perceive the urgency that I projected on the subject, but at the time of his death, August 11, 2000, all of his poetry books were out of print. Permissions ...
Images From Black Bottom
Every poet is molded by his age, by the great events or Great Event that took place during his impressionable years. In the thirties it was the Great Depression and the Spanish Civil War. In the forties it was World War II. In the fifties it was McCarthyism, the Korean War, and the beginning of the Freedom movement with the Supreme Court school-desegregation decision of 1954....
Wars: At Home and Abroad
Poems on Miscellaneous Subjects
Dialectics of the Black Aesthetic
The fact that CORE and SNCC have taken different roads from the NAACP, the Urban League, and SCLC does not lead me to believe that the civil rights movement as a whole is at a crossroads, where one road can lead to success and the other to disaster. The older organizations are continuing in the way they have always taken, using legal techniques, moral persuasion, non-violent ...