Our souls have grown deep like the rivers Black poets read their work.

Format: Book on CD 2000
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Summary
A collection of Black poetry.
Contents
Disc 1. Negro speaks of rivers ; I, too (Langston Hughes)
Atlanta years (excerpt) (W.E.B. DuBois)
If we must die ; St. Isaac's Church, Petrograd ; Tropics in New York (Claude McKay)
Creation ; We to America (James Weldon Johnson)
Nocturne at Bethesda (Arna Bontemps)
Heritage (Countee Cullen)
Dark symphony (Melvin B. Tolson)
Ma Rainey ; Strong men (Sterling A. Brown)
For my people ; Kissie Lee (Margaret Walker)
Mother (Gwendolyn Brooks)
Dream montage: Tell me/Good morning/Harlem/Same in blues/Comment on curb (Langston Hughes)
We real cool (Gwendolyn Brooks)
Those winter Sundays ; Frederick Douglass (Robert Hayden)
Sepia fashion show ; To a man (Maya Angelou)
Freedom suite (Amiri Baraka)
Crusoe's island (Derek Walcott)
Dahomey (Audre Lorde)
In memoriam: Martin Luther King, Jr. (June Jordan)
Run nigger (The Last Poets)
Admonitions (Lucille Clifton)
Nikki-Rosa (Nikki Giovanni)
Dance for militant dilettantes (Al Young)
Dear John, dear Coltrane ; Rueben, Rueben (Michael S. Harper)
My house (Nikki Giovanni)
Flight to Canada ; Betty's ball blues (Ishmael Reed)
Wounded in the house of a friend ; Song no. 2 (Sonia Sanchez)
Poem for players (Al Young). Disc 2. Muhammad Ali at the ringside 1985 (Wole Soyinka)
Hard rock returns to prison from the hospital for the criminal insane ; Idea of ancestry (Etheridge Knight)
Bang, bang outishly ; Rhythim blues ; Shazam doowah (Amiri Baraka)
End of civilization as we know it (Colleen J. McElroy)
Cruelty ; Lucy (Lucille Clifton)
Endangered species list blues, with the Firespitter Band (Jayne Cortez)
I live for my car ; Nigger rhythm rhymes from the blues part of town (Wanda Coleman)
Lester leaps in (Al Young)
Poem for magic (Quincy Troupe)
I am she (Nikki Giovanni)
Tuskegee Airfield (Marilyn Nelson Waniek)
Facing it ; Venus's-flytraps (Yusef Komunyakaa)
Rise up fallen fighters (Okra takes up with a Rastafari man/She can't hold back/She say smilin) (Ntozake Shange)
Poem to thrill the NAACP, or a black family moves to the suburbs (Mbembe Milton Smith)
Near-Johannesburg boy (Gwendolyn Brooks)
Revolution will not be televised (Gil Scott-Heron)
Helen ; Helen and Martha ; Martha and Helen ; 1962, my brother Richard returns from the monastery (E. Ethelbert Miller)
Shakespeare say ; After reading Mickey in the night kitchen for the third time before bed (Rita Dove)
Jamal's lamentation ; Self portrait, 1988 (Rueben Jackson)
Barbie's little sister (Allison Joseph)
Slaughter (Kevin Young)
Nocturne (Anthony Butts)
Black steel in the hour of chaos (Public Enemy)
Project princess (Tracie Morris)
Ohm (Saul Stacey Williams)
No black male show (Carl Hancock Rux).

Additional Information
Subjects Poetry -- Black authors.
American poetry -- African American authors.
Publisher [Los Angeles, CA] :Rhino/Word Beat,2000
Contributors Mosby, Rebekah Presson.
Young, Al, 1939-
Participants/Performers Read by the authors and various readers.
Language English
Notes Compact discs.
Accompanying booklet (49 p. : ill. ) contains essays by Rebekah Presson Mosby and Al Young, bibliographical references, and recording information.
Description 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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