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Africanization and Americanization Anthology, Volume 1: Searching for Inter-racial, Interstitial, Inter-sectional, and Interstates meeting spaces, Africa Vs North America, comprises of 107 pieces from 43 poets, 4 essayists, 6 storytellers, and 1 playwright from North America and Africa regions: professors, leading theorists and researchers. The contributors are: Barbara Foley, Barbara Howard, Biko Agozino, poets; A.D Winans, Tim Hall, C Liegh McInnis, Nat Turner, Allan Kolski Horwitz, Changming Yuan, Tiel Aisha Ansari, Diane Raptosh, Wanjohi wa Makokha, storytellers; Paris Smith, Sheree Renée Thomas, and journalists; Kenneth Weene and several other essayists, street poets, academicians, musicians, visual artists... This collection is vibrant, discursive, penetrating, and is invaluable to literary and language experts, poetry collections, social and human scientists, political theorists, race theorists, development practioners, students, general readers and many others.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. iii-vii
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  1. About editor
  2. p. viii
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  1. Notes on Contributors
  2. pp. ix-xi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xxii-xxvi
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  1. Part 1: Institutional Racism, Leadership and Governance
  1. Primary Facts
  2. Allan Kolski Horwitz
  3. pp. 1-7
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  1. Exodus
  2. Alvin Kathembe
  3. p. 8
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  1. Wars come home…
  2. Raymond Nat Turner
  3. p. 9
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  1. The STRESS goes on... and on... and on...
  2. Tim Hall
  3. pp. 10-12
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  1. Black Ops
  2. Charlie R. Braxton
  3. p. 13
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  1. The Plague
  2. Yugo Gabriel Egboluche
  3. pp. 14-15
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  1. Sizobuya-We shall return
  2. Mbizo Chirasha
  3. pp. 16-17
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  1. Granny drove over the ice-cream Boy! (after Rudyard Kipling)
  2. Sharon Hammond
  3. p. 18
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  1. I want to be Nnalongo!
  2. Kariuki wa Nyamu
  3. pp. 19-20
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  1. “…Look away, look away…”
  2. Raymond Nat Turner
  3. pp. 21-23
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  1. Let’s start on at them
  2. Kariuki wa Nyamu
  3. p. 24
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  1. Banana republics
  2. Mbizo Chirasha
  3. pp. 25-26
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  1. A Trump Postcard To Trump
  2. Wanjohi wa Makokha
  3. pp. 27-28
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  1. Collapse Of Civilization
  2. Duane L. Herrmann
  3. p. 29
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  1. Tattoos For The Motherland
  2. Wanjohi wa Makokha
  3. pp. 30-31
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  1. A Jaundiced Perspective
  2. Frank De Canio
  3. p. 32
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  1. On footpath with long eye of history
  2. Alvin Kathembe
  3. pp. 33-34
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  1. Part 2: Slave Trade
  1. Vessels of Dreams
  2. Tendai Rinos Mwanaka
  3. pp. 35-36
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  1. Bagamoyo
  2. Tiel Aisha Ansari
  3. p. 37
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  1. Natives
  2. Abdullahi Garba Lamè
  3. p. 38
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  1. Sun smiles to snows
  2. Eniola Olaosebikan
  3. pp. 39-40
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  1. Cracks of my skin
  2. Abel Sehloho
  3. p. 41
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  1. Declaración de la Libertad
  2. Charlie R. Braxton
  3. pp. 42-43
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  1. An American Still Life
  2. Elizabeth Upshur
  3. p. 44
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  1. Head and hands
  2. Eniola Olaosebikan
  3. pp. 45-46
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  1. Foot Notes On Equality
  2. Karl W. Carter, Jr
  3. pp. 47-48
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  1. Another Man Done Gone
  2. Nureni Ibrahim
  3. pp. 49-50
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  1. Blood-rhythm
  2. Karl W. Carter, Jr
  3. p. 51
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  1. The Rhythm Of Epiphany
  2. Nureni Ibrahim
  3. pp. 52-53
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  1. Mama Millipede
  2. Rogers Atukunda
  3. pp. 54-55
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  1. Below Stairs
  2. Tim Greenwood
  3. pp. 56-57
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  1. Pledge of My Allegiance
  2. Tim Hall
  3. pp. 58-59
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  1. Decolonized
  2. Arika Elizenberry
  3. pp. 60-61
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  1. Poem Fruit
  2. Duane L. Herrmann
  3. p. 62
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  1. Part 3: Nonfictions
  1. “A Dramatic Picture . . . of Woman from Feudalism to Fascism”: Richard Wright’s Black Hope
  2. Barbara Foley
  3. pp. 63-87
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  1. Unschooling the African to deschool society
  2. Rogers Atukunda
  3. pp. 88-105
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  1. Fallacy of the Divine Tongue than the Pen in Ngugi’s Rurimi Na Karamu
  2. Alexander Opicho
  3. pp. 106-110
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  1. Free Merry Jay: A True Science Fiction
  2. Biko Agozino
  3. pp. 111-114
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  1. Part 4: Self Hatred
  1. Blue Colored Glasses (for Pecola)
  2. C. Liegh McInnis
  3. p. 115
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  1. Sophie
  2. Tanatsei Gambura
  3. pp. 116-117
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  1. I asked God what he thought about guns
  2. Sharon Hammond
  3. p. 118
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  1. The Conception of Tragedies
  2. Tanatsei Gambura
  3. p. 119
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  1. Dawn's Cafe – Seligman
  2. Tiel Aisha Ansari
  3. p. 120
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  1. Part 5: Racism, Bigotry, Tribalism and Tragedies
  1. Why Do You Hate Me?
  2. Barbara L. Howard
  3. p. 121
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  1. Guess Who Come Out the Winner? (or is it To Dinner)
  2. Frank De Canio
  3. p. 122
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  1. A Murder in Irvington
  2. John Kaniecki
  3. p. 123
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  1. NoBigotsAllowed (in the NBA)
  2. Frank De Canio
  3. pp. 124-125
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  1. Graves on the Reservation
  2. John Kaniecki
  3. p. 126
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  1. Yalobusha County
  2. Tim Hall
  3. pp. 127-132
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  1. Racism Listen! Tribalism listen!
  2. Alexander Opicho
  3. pp. 133-137
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  1. "Red Summer 1919"
  2. Arika Elizenberry
  3. pp. 138-139
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  1. Lost Boy of Sudan
  2. Nancy Scott
  3. p. 140
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  1. The Hyphen Between African and Amerikan is Wyoming—wide
  2. Raymond Nat Turner
  3. pp. 141-142
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  1. Mgeni
  2. Tiel Aisha Ansari
  3. p. 143
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  1. When A Black Boy Walks Home Alone At Night
  2. A.D Winans
  3. pp. 144-145
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  1. Jim Crow
  2. Nureni Ibrahim
  3. p. 146
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  1. Blood in the Soil: A Tribute to the Gibbs/Green Tragedy, May 14, 1970
  2. Barbara L. Howard
  3. p. 147
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  1. The Molassacre
  2. Arika Elizenberry
  3. p. 148
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  1. Part 6: Migrants, Irritants, Aliens and Assimilation
  1. From Exile To Inxile
  2. Wanjohi wa Makokha
  3. pp. 149-150
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  1. Merchants
  2. Yugo Gabriel Egboluche
  3. pp. 151-152
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  1. We The Migrants
  2. Alexander Opicho
  3. pp. 153-155
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  1. That song will surely trend!
  2. Kariuki wa Nyamu
  3. pp. 156-158
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  1. Part 7: Fiction
  1. Country Club
  2. Paris Smith
  3. pp. 159-168
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  1. Black Lives and My White Privilege: Lessons from Childhood
  2. Kenneth Weene
  3. pp. 169-174
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  1. Losing Iko
  2. Kanika Welch
  3. pp. 175-176
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  1. The Question
  2. Antonio Garcia
  3. pp. 177-178
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  1. The Grassdreaming Tree
  2. Sheree Renée Thomas
  3. pp. 179-192
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  1. Old Man, Dreams, Writing
  2. Tendai Rinos Mwanaka
  3. pp. 193-198
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  1. Part 8: Language, Identity, Colour and Colourism
  1. Languacolonization
  2. Changming Yuan
  3. p. 199
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  1. The Tongue We Dream In
  2. Sheree Renée Thomas
  3. p. 200
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  1. Is There a Difference Between Purple and Grape?
  2. C. Liegh McInnis
  3. pp. 201-202
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  1. Heartbeat
  2. Sibusiso Ernest Masilela
  3. p. 203
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  1. Return Song, or Why I Went South
  2. Sheree Renée Thomas
  3. p. 204
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  1. Anthem of the Black poet
  2. Mbizo Chirasha
  3. pp. 205-206
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  1. Black
  2. Mikateko E. Mbambo
  3. pp. 207-208
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  1. Family Tree
  2. Diane Raptosh
  3. p. 209
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  1. Untitled
  2. Katisha Burt
  3. p. 210
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  1. I Am Human
  2. Liketso Ramafikeng
  3. p. 211
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  1. Africa
  2. John Kaniecki
  3. p. 212
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  1. Return Afrika, Afrika Return
  2. Mikateko E. Mbambo
  3. p. 213
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  1. Haiku Series on Beloved
  2. Elizabeth Upshur
  3. p. 214
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  1. A Song For Leroi Jones / Amiri Baraka
  2. Karl W. Carter, Jr
  3. pp. 215-216
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  1. Part 9: Cultural Diversity, Transcontinental, Transactional, Meeting Spaces...
  1. Black Man from The Black Book of Linguistic Liberation
  2. C. Liegh McInnis
  3. pp. 217-220
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  1. Me
  2. Eniola Olaosebikan
  3. pp. 221-222
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  1. Hope
  2. Barbara L. Howard
  3. p. 223
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  1. i’m off to africa
  2. Archie Swanson
  3. p. 224
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  1. Lost Boy of Sudan in America
  2. Nancy Scott
  3. p. 225
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  1. Free Doom
  2. Ntensibe Joseph
  3. p. 226
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  1. to the usa
  2. Archie Swanson
  3. pp. 227-228
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  1. For Kendrick
  2. Alyestal Hamilton
  3. p. 229
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  1. Stitched Aperture
  2. Ntensibe Joseph
  3. p. 230
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  1. Before you go…
  2. Alyestal Hamilton
  3. p. 231
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  1. Memories
  2. Roy Venketsamy
  3. p. 232
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  1. Of Water and Justice
  2. Charlie R. Braxton
  3. p. 233
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  1. Dear Africa
  2. Clarity R. Mapengo
  3. pp. 234-235
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  1. Dear Zygote,
  2. Diane Raptosh
  3. pp. 236-237
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  1. In these fissures
  2. Clarity R. Mapengo
  3. pp. 238-239
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  1. American Zebra: Praise Song for the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Hagerman, Idaho
  2. Diane Raptosh
  3. pp. 240-242
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  1. Cliché’s
  2. Katisha Burt
  3. p. 243
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  1. White Girl, Black Boy
  2. Tendai Rinos Mwanaka
  3. pp. 244-245
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  1. My mess, my message
  2. Katisha Burt
  3. p. 246
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  1. We Are Young
  2. Liketso Ramafikeng
  3. p. 247
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  1. The Impossibility of Let it Go
  2. Sharon Hammond
  3. pp. 248-249
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  1. Asgardia: Second Choice
  2. Changming Yuan
  3. p. 250
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  1. Brothers at a distance
  2. Lind Grant-Oyeye
  3. p. 251
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  1. Some Day
  2. Changming Yuan
  3. p. 252
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  1. Part 10: Play
  1. Book Marks
  2. Allan Kolski Horwitz
  3. pp. 253-273
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780797496989
Related ISBN
9780797486164
MARC Record
OCLC
1056749179
Pages
300
Launched on MUSE
2018-10-14
Language
English
Open Access
No
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