Role Call (Paperback)

A Generational Anthology of Social and Political Black Literature and Art

By Tony Medina, Samiya Bashir, Quraysh Ali Lansana

Third World Press, 9780883782392, 506pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2002

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Description

"Welcome to the 21st Century" bids the opening line of this literary "multimedia" experience, brought to us by three leading Black author-activists of the post-Civil Rights Movement generation. This collection of more than 300 poems, essays, paintings, photos, and mixed media representations features myriad voices of the generation bridging the gap between the children of the Civil Rights Movement and those of the present hip hop movement.


About the Author

Tony Medina is a poet, professor, activist, and the author of 10 books, including the titles ""DeShawn Days,"" ""Love for Langston,"" and ""Bum Rush the Page: A Def Poetry Jam."" Samiya A. Bashir is a poet, writer, and editor, and has appeared in ""Poetry for the People: A Revolutionary Blueprint,"" ""Other Countries: Voices Rising,"" and ""Contemporary American Women Poets."" Quraysh Ali Lansana is the author of three poetry collections, including ""Southside Rain,"" as well as a children's book; he has edited three anthologies, including Glencoe/McGraw-Hill's ""African American Literature Reader.""