Walkin' the Talk: An Anthology of African American Studies / Edition 1

Walkin' the Talk: An Anthology of African American Studies / Edition 1

by Bill Lyne, Vernon Damani Johnson
     
 

With a wide selection of literary, political, historical, and critical texts from the eighteenth century to the present, Walkin' The Talk provides a deep and multifaceted view of African American life and culture. Both the familiar and the sometimes neglected authors collected in this anthology create the richest possible context for the study of the experience of… See more details below

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With a wide selection of literary, political, historical, and critical texts from the eighteenth century to the present, Walkin' The Talk provides a deep and multifaceted view of African American life and culture. Both the familiar and the sometimes neglected authors collected in this anthology create the richest possible context for the study of the experience of Africans in America. An ideal book for courses in African American Literature, History, Ethics of Race, and Black Studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130420169
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexiii
Introductionxv
Forewordxxi
Part 1New World Slavery1
from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African (1789)2
Chapter 12
Chapter 912
from Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery (1787)24
On Being Brought from Africa to America (1773)37
To the University of Cambridge, in New-England (1776)37
To His Excellency General Washington (1773)38
Letter to Thomas Jefferson (1791)40
from Notes on the State of Virginia (1789)43
Of National Characters (1754)49
On National Characteristics (1764)52
Varieties of the Human Species (1797)54
from The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823 (1975)58
from The Black Jacobins (1963)66
from The Other American Revolution (1980)75
Part 2Black Resistance and Abolition79
The Confessions of Nat Turner (1831)80
David Walker's Appeal To the Colored Citizens Of The World, but in particular, and very expressly, to those of The United States Of America (1831)96
Article I96
Article II103
An Address to the Slaves of the United States of America (1843)115
from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself (1845)121
Chapter II121
Chapter VI124
Chapter VII126
Chapter X130
from My Bondage and My Freedom (1855)151
Chapter III151
Chapter XVII156
Address to the Ohio Women's Rights Convention (1851)164
from The Condition, Elevation, and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States, Politically Considered (1852)165
Chapter II165
Chapter VI172
Chapter VII173
from Our Nig (1859)182
Chapter I, "Mag Smith, My Mother"182
from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861)186
Chapter V, "The Trials of Girlhood"186
Chapter VI, "The Jealous Mistress"188
Chapter XII, "Fear of Insurrection"193
from The Negro in the American Rebellion (1866)197
Chapter VI, "The John Brown Raid"197
The Anti-Slavery Movement and the Birth of Women's Rights (1981)200
Slavery Without Submission, Emancipation Without Freedom (1995)210
Part 3Reconstruction219
13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution of the United States220
from Behind the Scenes: Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House (1868)222
Chapter IX, "Behind the Scenes"222
from Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880 (1935)226
Chapter VIII, "Transubstantiation of a Poor White"226
Part 4The Jim Crow Era241
Bury Me in a Free Land (1864)242
Aunt Chloe's Politics (1872)243
Songs for the People (1895)243
Woman's Political Future (1893)244
from A Voice from the South by a Black Woman of the South (1892)248
"Has America a Race Problem; If So, How Can It Best Be Solved?"248
From A Red Record (1895)258
Chapter I, "The Case Stated"258
Chapter VI, "History of Some Cases of Rape"264
The Barbarous Decision of the Supreme Court (1889)274
from Up From Slavery (1901)281
Chapter XIV, "The Atlanta Exposition Address"281
from The Sport of the Gods (1902)290
Chapter VII, "In New York"290
from The Souls of Black Folk (1903)295
Chapter I, "Of Our Spiritual Strivings"295
Chapter III, "Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others"301
A New Crowd--A New Negro (1919)311
The Caucasian Storms Harlem (1927)314
The Future As I See It (1923)322
Goodbye Christ (1932)326
The Negro Speaks of Rivers (1921)327
The Weary Blues (1925)327
Harlem [1] (1951)328
Ballad of the Landlord (1940)329
The Backlash Blues (1967)330
Bombings in Dixie (1967)331
If We Must Die (1919)332
The White House (1922)332
To the White Fiends (1919)333
America (1921)333
White Things (1923)334
Common Dust (1922)335
The Proletariat Speaks (1929)336
Class Room (1929)338
The Lynching (1928)339
Bottled (1923)340
Heritage (1923)342
El Beso (1923)343
from The Black Worker (1931)344
Chapter XVIII, "The 'New' Negro and Post-War Unrest"344
The Gilded Six-Bits (1933)356
Insatiate (1936)365
Lines to a Sophisticate (1936)366
Part 5Civil Rights and Black Power367
from If He Hollers Let Him Go (1945)368
Chapter II368
Chapter III372
from White Man Listen! (1957)378
Chapter 2, "Tradition and Industrialization"378
American Negroes and Africa's Rise to Freedom (1958)395
Letter From Birmingham Jail (1964)399
Not just an American problem, but a world problem (1965)412
The Slave (1964)431
from The Fire Next Time (1963)456
from No Name in the Street (1972)467
from The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual (1967)478
"The Intellectuals and Force and Violence"478
from Soul on Ice (1968)504
"On Becoming"504
"The Black Man's Stake in Vietnam"512
Riot (1969)517
I Am a Black Woman (1969)518
from The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1967)519
Chapter 12519
from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970)526
Chapter 19526
from Seize the Time (1970)529
"The Panther Program"529
"Why We Are Not Racists"535
from The Black Aesthetic (1971)538
"Cultural Strangulation: Black Literature and the White Aesthetic"538
the lost baby poem (1972)544
Derrick Morrison
Black Liberation and the Coming American Revolution (1974)546
and when the revolution came (1975)562
Part 6The Post-Industrial, Post-Civil Rights Era565
Power (1978)566
from The Declining Significance of Race (1978)568
Chapter 6, "Protests, Politics, and the Changing Black Class Structure"568
from Sister Outsider (1984)583
"Poetry Is Not a Luxury"583
"The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House"585
from homegirls and handgrenades (1984)589
"Reflections After the June 12th March for Disarmament"589
"MIA's"591
from Afrocentricity (1988)596
Chapter 2, "The Constituents of Power"596
move (1993)607
from Beyond Black and White (1995)609
from Monster (1993)616
from Keeping Faith (1993)623
Chapter 5, "The Dilemma of the Black Intellectual"623
from Dilemmas of Black Politics (1993)636
"Black Mayoralties and the New Black Politics: From Insurgency to Racial Reconciliation"636
from Black Noise (1994)663
Chapter 1, "Voices From the Margins: Rap Music and Contemporary Black Cultural Production"663
History and Black Consciousness (1995)678
from Yo Mama's Disfunktional! (1997)690
"Looking for the 'Real' Nigga: Social Scientists Construct the Ghetto"690
Race and Criminalization (1997)708
Demobilization in the New Black Political Regime (1997)720
African American Intercollegiate Athletes (2001)743
from Dumping in Dixie (2000)757
Chapter 1, "Environmentalism and Social Justice"757
A New Reality Is Better Than a New Movie! (1972)776
Black People & Jesse Jackson II (1984)777
Wise 10 (1995)796
Wise 11 (1995)797
Wise 12 (1995)797
Wise 13 (1995)798
Credits799
Index803

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