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The fire this time : a new generation speaks about race / edited by Jesmyn Ward.

Other author/creatorWard, Jesmyn, editor.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst Scribner paperback edition.
Publication Info New York, New York : Scribner, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2016
Descriptionx, 226 pages ; 22 cm
Contents "The tradition" / Jericho Brown -- Introduction / Jesmyn Ward -- Homegoing, AD / Kima Jones -- The weight / Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah -- Lonely in America / Wendy S. Walters -- Where do we go from here? / Isabel Wilkerson -- "The dear pledges of our love": A defense of Phillis Wheatley's husband / Honorée Fanonne Jeffers -- White rage / Carol Anderson -- Cracking the code / Jesmyn Ward -- Queries of unrest / Clint Smith -- Blacker than thou / Kevin Young -- Da art of storytellin' (a prequel) / Kiese Laymon -- Black and blue / Garnette Cadogan -- The condition of black life is one of mourning / Claudia Rankine -- Know your rights! / Emily Raboteau -- Composite pops / Mitchell S. Jackson -- Theories of time and space / Natasha Trethewey -- This far: Notes on love and revolution / Daniel José Older -- Message to my daughters / Edwidge Danticat.
Abstract 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.
Local noteLittle-473138--305131068830
LCCN 2016005371
ISBN1501126350 (paperback)
ISBN9781501126352 (paperback)

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