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iii Contents Table Notes on contributors……………………………………ix-xxii Introduction……………………………………………xxiii-xxvi Part 1: Institutional Racism, Leadership and Governance….1-34 PRIMARY FACTS: Allan Kolski Horwitz (South Africa) Exodus: Alvin Kathembe (Kenya) Wars, Coming Home: Raymond Nat Turner (USA) The STRESS goes on...and on... and on...: Tim Hall (USA) Black Ops: Charlie R. Braxton (USA) The Plague: Yugo Gabriel Egboluche (Nigeria) Sizobuya-We shall return: Mbizo Chirasha (Zimbabwe) Granny drove over the ice-cream Boy! (after Rudyard Kipling): Sharon Hammond (South Africa) Banana republics: Mbizo Chirasha (Zimbabwe) I want to be Nnalongo!: Kariuki wa Nyamu (Kenya) “…Look away, look away…”: Raymond Nat Turner (USA) Let’s start on at them: Kariuki wa Nyamu (Kenya) A TRUMP POSTCARD TO TRUMP: Wanjohi wa Makokha (Kenya) COLLAPSE OF CIVILIZATION: Duane L. Herrmann (USA) TATTOOS FOR THE MOTHERLAND: Wanjohi wa Makokha (Kenya) A Jaundiced Perspective: Frank De Canio (USA) On footpath with long eye of history: Rogers Atukunda (Uganda) Part 2: Slave Trade…………………………………………35-62 Vessels of dreams: Tendai Rinos Mwanaka (Zimbabwe) Bagamoyo: Tiel Aisha Ansari (USA) NATIVES: Abdullahi Garba Lamè (Nigeria) Sun smiles to snows: Eniola Olaosebikan (Nigeria) iv Cracks of my skin: Abel Sehloho (South Africa) Declaración de la Libertad: Charlie R. Braxton (USA) An American Still Life: Elizabeth Upshur (USA) Head and hands: Eniola Olaosebikan (Nigeria) FOOT NOTES ON EQUALITY: Karl W. Carter, Jr (USA) ANOTHER MAN DONE GONE: NURENI Ibrahim (Nigeria) BLOOD-RHYTHM: Karl W. Carter, Jr (USA) THE RHYTHM OF EPIPHANY: NURENI Ibrahim (Nigeria) Mama Millipede: Rogers Atukunda (Uganda) Below Stairs: Tim Greenwood (UK/USA) Pledge of My Allegiance: Tim Hall (USA) Decolonized: Arika Elizenberry (USA) POEM FRUIT: Duane L. Herrmann (USA) Part 3: Nonfictions…………………………………………63-114 “A Dramatic Picture . . . of Woman from Feudalism to Fascism”: Richard Wright’s Black Hope: Barbara Foley (USA) Unschooling the African to deschool society: Rogers Atukunda (Uganda) Fallacy of the Divine Tongue than the Pen in Ngugi’s Rurimi Na Karamu: Alexander Opicho (Kenya) Free Merry Jay: A True Science Fiction: Biko Agozino (Nigeria) Part 4: Self Hatred…………………………………………115-120 Blue Colored Glasses (for Pecola): C. Liegh McInnis (USA) Sophie: TANATSEI GAMBURA (Zimbabwe) I asked God what he thought about guns: Sharon Hammond (South Africa) The Conception of Tragedies: TANATSEI GAMBURA (Zimbabwe) Dawn’s Café – Seligman: Tiel Aisha Ansari (USA) v Part 5: Racism, Bigotry, Tribalism, and Tragedies………121-148 Why Do You Hate Me?: Barbara L. Howard (USA) Guess Who Come Out the Winner? (or is it To Dinner): Frank De Canio (USA) Graves on the Reservation: John Kaniecki (USA) NoBigotsAllowed (in the NBA): Frank De Canio (USA) A Murder in Irvington: John Kaniecki (USA) Yalobusha County: Tim Hall (USA) Racism Listen! Tribalism listen!: Alexander Opicho (Kenya) Red Summer 1919: Arika Elizenberry (USA) Lost Boy of Sudan: Nancy Scott (USA) The hyphen between African and Amerikan is Wyoming-wide: Raymond Nat Turner (USA) Mgeni: Tiel Aisha Ansari (USA) WHEN A BLACK BOY WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT: A.D Winans (USA) JIM CROW: NURENI Ibrahim (Nigeria) Blood in the Soil: A Tribute to the Gibbs/Green Tragedy, May 14, 1970: Barbara L. Howard (USA) The Molassacre: Arika Elizenberry (USA) Part 6: Migrants, Irritants, Aliens and Assimilation……149-158 FROM EXILE TO INXILE: Wanjohi wa Makokha (Kenya) Merchants: Yugo Gabriel Egboluche (Nigeria) WE THE MIGRANTS: Alexander Opicho (Kenya) That song will surely trend!: Kariuki wa Nyamu (Kenya) Part 7: Fictions……………………………………………159-198 COUNTRY CLUB: Paris Smith (USA) vi Black Lives and My White Privilege: Lessons from Childhood: Kenneth Weene (USA) LOSING IKO: Kanika Welch (USA) The Question: Antonio Garcia (South Africa) The Grassdreaming Tree: Sheree Renée Thomas (USA) OLD MAN, DREAMS, WRITING: Tendai Rinos Mwanaka (Zimbabwe) Part 8: Language, Identity, Colour and Colourism……199-216 Languacolonization: Changming Yuan (Canada) The Tongue We Dream In: Sheree Renée Thomas (USA) Is There a Difference Between Purple and Grape?: C. Liegh McInnis (USA) Heartbeat: Sibusiso Ernest Masilela (South Africa) Return Song, or Why I Went South: Sheree Renée Thomas (USA) Anthem of the Black poet: Mbizo Chirasha (Zimbabwe) Black: Mikateko E. Mbambo (South Africa) Family Tree: Diane Raptosh (USA) Untitled: Katisha Burt (USA) I AM HUMAN: LIKETSO RAMAFIKENG (Lesotho) Africa: John Kaniecki (USA) Return Afrika, Afrika Return: Mikateko E. Mbambo (South Africa) Haiku Series on Beloved: Elizabeth Upshur (USA) A SONG FOR LEROI JONES/AMIRI BARAKA: Karl W. Carter, Jr (USA) Part 9: Cultural Diversity, Transcontinental, Transactional, Meeting Spaces..................................................................217-252 Black Man: C. Liegh McInnis (USA) Me: Eniola Olaosebikan (Nigeria) Hope: Barbara L. Howard (USA) vii i’m off to Africa...

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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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