Adam of Ife: Black Women in Praise of Black Men

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This ground-breaking anthology of poetry contains an informative foreword by the editor, Naomi Long Madgett, which traces the historical influences that have cast so many contemporary African American men in a negative light. The book is divided into eight sections: "Fathers," "Brothers, Sons and Other Youth," "Lovers," "Street Scene," "Beacons," "Music-Makers," "In Light and Shadow," and "In This Sad Place." Each of these section titles is preceded by a group of four portraits drawn by the late Carl Owens. This is an ...

Adam of Ife: Black Women in Praise of Black Men 2006, Lotus Press (MI), Detroit

ISBN-13: 9780916418809

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