Step into a World A Global Anthology of the New Black Literature

ISBN-10: 0471380601
ISBN-13: 9780471380603
Edition: 2000
Authors: Kevin Powell
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Description: Step Into a World provides a window into the crucial issues of contemporary black life, including racial and sexual identity, post civil-rights politics, and hip-hop culture.

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List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/16/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Step Into a World provides a window into the crucial issues of contemporary black life, including racial and sexual identity, post civil-rights politics, and hip-hop culture.

Kevin Powell is a writer, educator, and political activist. He is the author of eight books, including the essay collectionsWho's Gonna Take The Weight? Manhood, Race, and Power in AmericaandSomeday We'll All Be Free, and the poetry volume,No Sleep Till Brooklyn. His work has appeared in numerous publications, includingNewsweek,TheWashington Post,Rolling Stone, Ebony,Esquire,Essence, andVibe, where he served as a senior writer, interviewing and profiling, among many others, Colin Powell, and the late Tupac Shakur. He has been a part of numerous think tanks, studies, seminars, symposiums created with the purpose of discussing the challenges Black males face. He is a 2008 Democratic candidate for the United States Congress in Brooklyn , New York .

Partial table of contents
Essays
Are Black People Cooler than White People?
GWTW
In Search of Alice Walker
Veronica Chambers: Mama's Girl
The Visible Man
Return to the Planet of the Apes
Are We Tiger Woods Yet?
She and I
White Girl?
Texaco
Speaking in Tongues
Your Friendly Neighborhood Jungle
Hip-Hop Journalism
Hip-Hop Hi-Tech
The Death of Rock n' Roll
Hip-hop feminist
This Is Not a Puff Piece
Live from Death Row
Criticism
Angles of Vision
The Soul of Black Talk
Do Books Matter?
She's Gotta Have It
No Entry
What About Black Romance?
Fiction
The White Boy Shuffle
The Sun, the Moon, the Stars
Prologue
The Emperor's Babe
The missionary position
My Son, My Heart, My Life
The Last Integrationist
Slave
The Famished Road
Stigmata
The Pagoda
Baker
Rika
Poetry
Safari
Fugue
The Clearing
I Dream of Jesus
Personal
One Irony of the Caribbean
Legba, Landed
Assam
Swampy river
From "Awakening"
Sleep
You Are Chic Now, Che
100 Times
The Outcome
Nairobi Streetlights
Autobiography of a Black Man
Carl Phillips: Blue
Patrimony
Calypso the outside woman
The Woman
Sunday
Purple Impala
Windows of Exile
Collection Day
Insomnia
Dialogue
Black Youth Black Art Black Face-An Address
We are trying to (have me) conceive
Binga-Diary Entry
Just Beneath the Surface-An Email
An Atlantic Away: A Letter from Africa
Contributors
Self-Portrait: Radcliffe Bailey, the Cover Artist
Selected Bibliography of Black Literature
Books Essential to Understanding Hip-Hop Culture
Permissions
Index

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