1. Introduction: "sing a black girl's song… sing a song of her life": Ntozake Shange
  2. Trimiko Melancon
  3. pp. 2-8
  4. DOI: 10.1353/caj.2019.0013
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  1. "nobody came/cuz nobody knew": Shame and Isolation in Ntozake Shange's "abortion cycle #1"
  2. Belinda Waller-Peterson
  3. pp. 22-40
  4. DOI: 10.1353/caj.2019.0008
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  1. "Making Movement as an Act of Listening, Riding with The Muse"
  2. Dyane Harvey-Salaam
  3. pp. 41-45
  4. DOI: 10.1353/caj.2019.0012
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  1. For Transgender Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When Social Justice Is Enough!
  2. Eve Lorane Brown
  3. pp. 46-62
  4. DOI: 10.1353/caj.2019.0016
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  1. "An Inappropriate Laugh": Ntozake Shange's Uses of Humor
  2. Jalylah Burrell
  3. pp. 74-85
  4. DOI: 10.1353/caj.2019.0015
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  1. "let her be born & handled warmly": Reflections on My Pregnancy Journey Preparing to Mother a Black Daughter
  2. Shermaine Jones
  3. pp. 86-95
  4. DOI: 10.1353/caj.2019.0014
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  1. Ntozake Shange and a Literary Genealogy of Black Girlhood
  2. Nazera Sadiq Wright
  3. pp. 96-110
  4. DOI: 10.1353/caj.2019.0009
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