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Forty-Four on 44 free pdf To give voice to the historic election of President Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, this anthology of essays, poetry, and creative non-fiction documents the conversation on President Obama's campaign within the African American community, and the dialogue after his election and since he has taken the Oath of Office. Included are perspectives on the historical moments during President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign, the finale of the 2008 general election, and Obama's new plans and policies since he took office in January 20, 2009. Editors Lita Hooper, Michael Simanga, and Sonia Sanchez have assembled an impressive list of forty-four contributors to capture the energy and excitement, the expectation and hope. Featured are works from Lita Hooper, Michael Sigmanga, Sonia Sanchez, Amiri Baraka, Haki Madhubuti, Askia Toure, Quincy Troupe, Chuck D, Pearl Cleage, Natasha Trethewey, Tony Medina, Jessica Care Moore, Nathan McCall, Jasmine Guy, Farai Chideya, Keith Gilyard, Opal Moore, Sharan Strange, and Tina McElroy Ansa.

About Northwestern University Press

Sonia Sanchez 44 on 44 Sonia Sanchez--poet, activist, scholar--was the Laura Carnell Professor of English and Women's Studies at Temple University. She is the recipient of both the Robert Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime service to American poetry and the Langston Hughes Poetry Award. One of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement, Sanchez is the author of sixteen books. Lita Hooper 44 on 44 Lita Hooper is a poet, playwright and educator. She is the author of two chapbooks, Legacy and Perspectives, and a critical biography, Art of Work: The Art and Work of Haki Madhubuti (2006). Her work has also been published in online and print journals and magazines, including The Chattahoochee Review, poetrymidwest, Drumvoices Revue, Essence, The Drunken Boat, Reverie, and Pluck! She is a co-editor of 44 on 44: Forty- Four African American Writers on the Election of the 44th President of the United States (2011). Her collection of poems, Thunder in Her Voice: The Narrative of Sojourner Truth, was recently published in 2010. Michael Simanga 44 on 44 Michael Simanga is an activist, multi-discipline artist. He is author of the novel In the Shadow of the Son, poetry, short fiction and essays. His latest work is a historical study of the Congress of African People.

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Author : Northwestern University Press
Publisher : Third World Press,U.S.
Data Published : 15 November 2011
ISBN : 0883783177
EAN : 9780883783177
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 319 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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