Rare books add to African-American wr...

Rare books add to African-American writer knowledge

There are 1 comment on the Examiner.com story from Dec 11, 2012, titled Rare books add to African-American writer knowledge. In it, Examiner.com reports that:

The Williams College Chapin Library of Rare Books has acquired a trove of poetry, plays, prose, anthologies, studies, recordings, and personal communications by hundreds of famous and less well-known African-American writers of the 20th century.

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aZiya

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#1 Dec 11, 2012
This is good. Me and my daughter was just reading about Gwendolyn brooks the other day.

Black love, provide the adequate electric
for what is lapsed and lenient in us now.

Rouse us from blur. Call us.

Call adequately the postponed corner brother.
And call our man in the pin-stripe suiting and restore him to his abler logic; to his people.

Call to the shattered sister and repair her
in her difficult hour, narrow her fever.

Call to the Elders—
our customary grace and further sun
loved in the Long-ago, loathed in the Lately;
a luxury of languish and of rust.

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