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The 100 best African American poems : (*but I cheated), edited by Nikki Giovanni

Label
The 100 best African American poems : (*but I cheated)
Title
The 100 best African American poems
Title remainder
(*but I cheated)
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nikki Giovanni
Title variation
  • One hundred best African American poems
  • Best 100 African American poems
  • Best one hundred African American poems
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains one hundred poems from classic and contemporary African American poets, as selected by an award-winning black poet and activist, including such writers as Robert Hayden, Mari Evans, Kevin Young, and Rita Dove
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
811/.008/0896073
Index
index present
LC call number
PS591.N4
LC item number
A15 2010
Literary form
poetry
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Giovanni, Nikki
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  • American poetry
  • African Americans
Label
The 100 best African American poems : (*but I cheated), edited by Nikki Giovanni
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Accompanying CD: "Featuring performances on CD by Ruby Dee, Novella Nelson, Nikki Giovanni, Elizabeth Alexander, Sonia Sanchez, Robert Hayden, Marilyn Nelson, and many more friends..."
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (70 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Ka'ba
  • Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones)
  • When you have forgotten Sunday: the love story
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Sermon on the warpland
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • We real cool
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Jazz baby is it in you
  • Antoine Harris
  • Aunt
  • "I fade into the night"
  • Adam Daniel
  • Old Lem
  • Sterling A. Brown
  • I am accused of tending to the past
  • Lucille Clifton
  • I am a black woman
  • Mari Evans
  • Who can be born black?
  • Mari Evans
  • Mari Evans
  • Nikki-Rosa
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Dry spell
  • Kevin Young
  • Those winter Sundays
  • Robert Hayden
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Robert Hayden
  • For my people
  • Negro speaks of rivers
  • Langston Hughes
  • Choosing the blues
  • Angela Jackson
  • My father's love letters
  • Yusef Komunyakaa
  • Creation
  • James Weldon Johnson
  • Negro love song
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • Margaret Walker
  • Lift every voice and sing
  • James Weldon Johnson
  • Go down death
  • James Weldon Johnson
  • Between ourselves
  • Audre Lorde
  • Union of two
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • Ballad of Birmingham
  • Dudley Randall
  • Leroy
  • Poem to complement other poems
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • No images
  • Waring Cuney
  • Between the world and me
  • Richard Wright
  • Theme for English B
  • Langston Hughes
  • Easy boogie
  • Langston Hughes
  • Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones)
  • Dream boogie
  • Langston Hughes
  • Dream boogie (variation)
  • Langston Hughes
  • Harlem
  • Langston Hughes
  • Good morning
  • Langston Hughes
  • Same in blues
  • Langston Hughes
  • Ars poetica: Nov. 7, 2008
  • Island
  • Langston Hughes
  • L. Lamar Wilson
  • Sunset of the city
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Things I carried coming into the world
  • Remica L. Bingham
  • Topography
  • Remica L. Bingham
  • Beneath me
  • Jericho Brown
  • Autobiography
  • Jericho Brown
  • Blue Terrance
  • Parable of the sower
  • Pamela Sneed
  • Heritage
  • Countee Cullen
  • Yet do I marvel
  • Countee Cullen
  • Incident
  • Countee Cullen
  • We wear the mask
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • Terrance Hayes
  • Trifle
  • Georgia Douglas Johnson
  • Heart of a woman
  • Georgia Douglas Johnson
  • Woman with flower
  • Naomi Long Madgett
  • Idea of ancestry
  • Etheridge Knight
  • Don't say goodbye to the porkpie hat
  • Larry Neal
  • Mother
  • Cleaning
  • Camille T. Dungy
  • Boston year
  • Elizabeth Alexander
  • She wears red
  • Jackie Warren-Moore
  • Commercial break: road-runner, uneasy
  • Tim Seibles
  • Before making love
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Be-bop
  • Sterling Plumpp
  • Personal letter no. 3
  • Sonia Sanchez
  • Poem at thirty
  • Sonia Sanchez
  • Poem for Sterling Brown
  • Sonia Sanchez
  • Marchers headed for Washington, Baltimore, 1963
  • Remica L. Bingham
  • Bronzeville mother loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, a Mississippi mother burns bacon
  • And yeah...this is a love poem
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Carousel
  • Gloria C. Oden
  • Only everything I own
  • Patricia Smith
  • Lot's daughter dreams of her mother
  • Opal Moore
  • Girlfriend's train
  • Nikky Finney
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Back from the arms of big mama
  • Afaa Michael Weaver
  • Mama's promise
  • Marilyn Nelson
  • Bop: a whistling woman
  • Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon
  • Last quatrain of the ballad of Emmett Till
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Eddie Priest's barbershop & notary
  • Kevin Young
  • View of the Library of Congress from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
  • Thomas Sayers Ellis
  • Drapery factory, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1956
  • Natash Trethewey
  • Some kind of crazy
  • Major Jackson
  • From
  • A. Van Jordan
  • Homage to my hips
  • Freedom candy
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • Supremes
  • Cornelius Eady
  • Nikki save me
  • Michele Scott
  • "Nikki, if you were a song ..."
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Haiku
  • DJ Renegade
  • Lucille Clifton
  • Untitled
  • Nadir Lasana Bomani
  • "I wish I could've seen it ..."
  • Leodis McCray
  • That and some mo'
  • DJ Renegade
  • Sometime in the summer there's October
  • Tony Medina
  • Dancing naked on the floor
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Train ride
  • Harriet Tubman's email 2 master
  • Truth Thomas
  • River that flows forever
  • Tupac Shakur
  • Rose that grew from concrete
  • Tupac Shakur
  • Rochelle
  • Reuben Jackson
  • All their stanzas look alike
  • Thomas Sayers Ellis
  • Kwame Dawes
  • From the center 2 the edge
  • Asha Bandele
  • Subtle art of breathing
  • Asha Bandele
  • Sounthern University, 1962
  • Kevin Young
  • Poetry should ride the bus
  • Ruth Forman
  • Blues for spring
  • Colleen J. McElroy
  • Train rides
  • Bicycle wizard
  • Sharan Strange
  • Bicycles
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Clean slate
  • Fred D'Aguiar
  • Song through the wall
  • Akua Lezli Hope
  • Seat saved
  • Shana Yarborough
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Sunday greens
  • Rita Dove
  • Untitled superhero poem
  • Tonya Maria Matthews
  • Mercy killing
  • Remica L. Bingham
  • If you saw a Negro lady
  • June Jordan
  • Ego tripping (there may be a reason why)
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Great granddaddy speaks
  • Lamont B. Steptoe
Control code
ocn432979687
Dimensions
22 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
228 p.
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402221118
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1289780
  • (OCoLC)432979687
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The 100 best African American poems : (*but I cheated), edited by Nikki Giovanni
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Accompanying CD: "Featuring performances on CD by Ruby Dee, Novella Nelson, Nikki Giovanni, Elizabeth Alexander, Sonia Sanchez, Robert Hayden, Marilyn Nelson, and many more friends..."
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (70 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Ka'ba
  • Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones)
  • When you have forgotten Sunday: the love story
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Sermon on the warpland
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • We real cool
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Jazz baby is it in you
  • Antoine Harris
  • Aunt
  • "I fade into the night"
  • Adam Daniel
  • Old Lem
  • Sterling A. Brown
  • I am accused of tending to the past
  • Lucille Clifton
  • I am a black woman
  • Mari Evans
  • Who can be born black?
  • Mari Evans
  • Mari Evans
  • Nikki-Rosa
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Dry spell
  • Kevin Young
  • Those winter Sundays
  • Robert Hayden
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Robert Hayden
  • For my people
  • Negro speaks of rivers
  • Langston Hughes
  • Choosing the blues
  • Angela Jackson
  • My father's love letters
  • Yusef Komunyakaa
  • Creation
  • James Weldon Johnson
  • Negro love song
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • Margaret Walker
  • Lift every voice and sing
  • James Weldon Johnson
  • Go down death
  • James Weldon Johnson
  • Between ourselves
  • Audre Lorde
  • Union of two
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • Ballad of Birmingham
  • Dudley Randall
  • Leroy
  • Poem to complement other poems
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • No images
  • Waring Cuney
  • Between the world and me
  • Richard Wright
  • Theme for English B
  • Langston Hughes
  • Easy boogie
  • Langston Hughes
  • Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones)
  • Dream boogie
  • Langston Hughes
  • Dream boogie (variation)
  • Langston Hughes
  • Harlem
  • Langston Hughes
  • Good morning
  • Langston Hughes
  • Same in blues
  • Langston Hughes
  • Ars poetica: Nov. 7, 2008
  • Island
  • Langston Hughes
  • L. Lamar Wilson
  • Sunset of the city
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Things I carried coming into the world
  • Remica L. Bingham
  • Topography
  • Remica L. Bingham
  • Beneath me
  • Jericho Brown
  • Autobiography
  • Jericho Brown
  • Blue Terrance
  • Parable of the sower
  • Pamela Sneed
  • Heritage
  • Countee Cullen
  • Yet do I marvel
  • Countee Cullen
  • Incident
  • Countee Cullen
  • We wear the mask
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • Terrance Hayes
  • Trifle
  • Georgia Douglas Johnson
  • Heart of a woman
  • Georgia Douglas Johnson
  • Woman with flower
  • Naomi Long Madgett
  • Idea of ancestry
  • Etheridge Knight
  • Don't say goodbye to the porkpie hat
  • Larry Neal
  • Mother
  • Cleaning
  • Camille T. Dungy
  • Boston year
  • Elizabeth Alexander
  • She wears red
  • Jackie Warren-Moore
  • Commercial break: road-runner, uneasy
  • Tim Seibles
  • Before making love
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Be-bop
  • Sterling Plumpp
  • Personal letter no. 3
  • Sonia Sanchez
  • Poem at thirty
  • Sonia Sanchez
  • Poem for Sterling Brown
  • Sonia Sanchez
  • Marchers headed for Washington, Baltimore, 1963
  • Remica L. Bingham
  • Bronzeville mother loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, a Mississippi mother burns bacon
  • And yeah...this is a love poem
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Carousel
  • Gloria C. Oden
  • Only everything I own
  • Patricia Smith
  • Lot's daughter dreams of her mother
  • Opal Moore
  • Girlfriend's train
  • Nikky Finney
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Back from the arms of big mama
  • Afaa Michael Weaver
  • Mama's promise
  • Marilyn Nelson
  • Bop: a whistling woman
  • Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon
  • Last quatrain of the ballad of Emmett Till
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Eddie Priest's barbershop & notary
  • Kevin Young
  • View of the Library of Congress from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
  • Thomas Sayers Ellis
  • Drapery factory, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1956
  • Natash Trethewey
  • Some kind of crazy
  • Major Jackson
  • From
  • A. Van Jordan
  • Homage to my hips
  • Freedom candy
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • Supremes
  • Cornelius Eady
  • Nikki save me
  • Michele Scott
  • "Nikki, if you were a song ..."
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Haiku
  • DJ Renegade
  • Lucille Clifton
  • Untitled
  • Nadir Lasana Bomani
  • "I wish I could've seen it ..."
  • Leodis McCray
  • That and some mo'
  • DJ Renegade
  • Sometime in the summer there's October
  • Tony Medina
  • Dancing naked on the floor
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Train ride
  • Harriet Tubman's email 2 master
  • Truth Thomas
  • River that flows forever
  • Tupac Shakur
  • Rose that grew from concrete
  • Tupac Shakur
  • Rochelle
  • Reuben Jackson
  • All their stanzas look alike
  • Thomas Sayers Ellis
  • Kwame Dawes
  • From the center 2 the edge
  • Asha Bandele
  • Subtle art of breathing
  • Asha Bandele
  • Sounthern University, 1962
  • Kevin Young
  • Poetry should ride the bus
  • Ruth Forman
  • Blues for spring
  • Colleen J. McElroy
  • Train rides
  • Bicycle wizard
  • Sharan Strange
  • Bicycles
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Clean slate
  • Fred D'Aguiar
  • Song through the wall
  • Akua Lezli Hope
  • Seat saved
  • Shana Yarborough
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Sunday greens
  • Rita Dove
  • Untitled superhero poem
  • Tonya Maria Matthews
  • Mercy killing
  • Remica L. Bingham
  • If you saw a Negro lady
  • June Jordan
  • Ego tripping (there may be a reason why)
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Great granddaddy speaks
  • Lamont B. Steptoe
Control code
ocn432979687
Dimensions
22 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
228 p.
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402221118
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1289780
  • (OCoLC)432979687
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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