The Story of African-American Farmers
Publication Date: January 2002
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An illustrated history of African-American farmers, Homecoming is a requiem for a way of life that has almost disappeared.
Based on the film Homecoming, produced for the Independent Television Service with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The videocassette of Homecoming is available from California Newsreel at www.newsreel.org.
Quinn Eli is a recipient of the 1999 Fellowship in Literature from the Pennsylvania Counil on the Arts. His books include AFRICAN-AMERICAN WISDOM and MANY STRONG AND BEAUTIFUL VOICES, which was selected as an Outstanding Book of 1998 by the New York Public Library. His work is featured in TESTIMONY, an anthology of African-American poetry and prose, and SPEAK MY NAME, both available from Beacon Press. He has taught at Temple University, Bryn Mawr College, and the Community College of Philadelphia.