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Articles from Black Issues Book Review (July 1, 2004)

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A Right Worthy Grand Mission: Maggie Lena Walker and the Quest for Black Economic Empowerment. Adams, Janus Book Review 337
Afeni Shakur: Evolution of a Revolutionary. Fraser, C. Gerald Book Review 281
Atlanta's August Book Club confab: Curtis Bunn's National Book Club Conference convenes for its second year. Houser, Pat 595
Black arts to the tenth power: living legend Sonia Sanchez is the literary headliner in the 10th season of the 10-day National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta. Stovall, TaRessa 1117
Black Fiction's great griot master: John Oliver Killens (1916-1987) ushered in a new era of the African American novel in 1954 and subsequently mentored a whole generation of black fiction talent. So why is most of his work out of print? Gilyard, Keith 839
Black giants among the boys of summer: Hank Aaron's 715th home run, Richie Allen of the '64 Phillies, and the pride of the Negro League. Rust, Art, Jr. Book Review 625
Blue-ribbon choices: a librarian-recommended, kid-approved summer reading list. Jeter, Chrystal Carr Bibliography 1128
Bone to Pick: Of Forgiveness, Reconciliation, Reparation, and Revenge. Abdullah, Khalil Book Review 358
Call for submissions. Brief Article 258
Celebrating folk art and poetry. Anderson, Brooke Letter to the Editor 92
Celebrating the greatest. Muse, Daphne Book Review 273
Conversations with a post modern sister: actress-comedian Aisha Tyler is distinctive among celebrtiy authors: she wrote her own book proposal and her own book! Johnson, Pamela K. Interview 1497
Cooking With Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics. Holly, Dan Book Review 347
Cultural rhythms of summer reading. Cox, William E. Editorial 457
Deals. Dodson, Angela P. Brief Article 249
Documenting a black gay and lesbian literary canon: for four years, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has been compiling an archive from underground, small press and self-published work--and the rest is history in the making. Wright, Kai 583
Doing Business by the Good Book: 52 Lessons on Success Straight From the Bible. Henning, Kristin Book Review 239
Flying off the shelves. 687
Haiti's eloquent daughter: in the bicentennial year of the conflict-ridden land of her birth, Edwidge Danticat lives in Miami's "Little Haiti" and continues to write about "those things that haunt me.". Valbrun, Marjorie Critical Essay 1272
High season for book fairs and festivals: Midsummer's Harlem Book Fair highlights a year-round calendar of events. Davis, Bernadette Adams 1075
Hot summer reads: something hot, not too heavy: sizzling selections for summer: the books everybody will be reading and talking about this summer, or at least the ones the publishers hope will catch fire. Bibliography 3837
How to market black gay and lesbian books: Southern California's Matais Books relies on the power of community and the appeal of a literary salon. Pouncil, Matais 923
I Shook Up the World: The Incredible Life of Muhammad Ali. Ward, Elise Virginia Book Review 97
It's Test Day, Tiger Turcotte. Book Review 84
Jason & Kyra. Dolland, Erica O. Book Review 126
Lighting up lives. Hardrick, Jackie Letter to the Editor 83
Living the dream through life's challenges: lessons from Bishop Tutu, a successful African American businessman and other diverse followers of Dr. King. Dodson, Angela P. Book Review 605
Love in the Driest Season: a Family Memoir. Jones, Jackie Book Review 179
Meet Me at the Theresa: The Story of Harlem's Most Famous Hotel. Boyd, Herb Book Review 536
Mother Africa's hospitality. Muse, Daphne Book Review 347
One Man's Castle: Clarence Darrow in Defense of the American Dream. Boyd, Herb Book Review 370
Open My Eyes, Open My Soul: Celebrating Our Common Humanity. Velasco, Lynnette C. Book Review 299
Other titles of interest. Bibliography 169
Out, no doubt: today's black gay and lesbian poets proudly proclaim their identities and show their varying talents to an increasingly receptive public. (poetic license). Harris, Reginald 1820
P. Diddy fills the house. Dodson, Angela P. Theater Review 242
Paving the way to publishing success: hard-won wisdom from authors who established their careers on the self-publishing platform. Murray, Victoria Christopher 475
Quitting America: The Departure of a Black Man From His Native Land. Wright, Kai Book Review 228
Recommended bookstores. Directory 223
Shooter. Ward, Elise Virginia Book Review 106
Signings & sightings. Calendar 447
Soul on Bikes: The East Bay Dragons MC and the Black Biker Set. Davis, Nathan Book Review 91
Strange lives and loves left behind: a season for fictional debuts and some rather unusual story lines. Wilson, Joycelyn A. Book Review 1065
Ten years of sizzling chocolate kisses and lasting love: now under BET Books, Arabesque celebrates a decade as black romance publisher. Patrick, Diane 1365
The Dew Breaker. Valbrun, Marjorie Book Review 438
The fabric of her life. Dodson, Angela P. Book Review 251
The vision to build wealth: a financial journalist deconstructs the making of a media mogul. McHenry, Susan Book Review 829
To everything a season. Dodson, Angela P. Editorial 612
Two icons of musical genius: Mary Lou Williams sought the sacred; Marvin Gaye probed the world, the flesh and the Devil. Muse, Daphne Book Review 761
Underground Codes: Race Crime, and Related Fires. Johnson, Kalyn Book Review 260
Unsung heroes: my sole desire was to write a book on black veterans using their words, to pay tribute to soldiers, sailors and nurses who had never gotten recognition. Latty, Yvonne 1494
Watch for the DeBerry & Grant contest winner. 93
What's the Hurry, Fox? and Other Animal Stories. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 84
Willimena Rules! Rule Book #2: How to Fish for Trouble. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 85
Without Regard to Race: The Other Martin Robison Delany. Dasher-Alston, Robin M. Book Review 254
Writing while white ... An unprecedented number of black characters inhabit today's mainstream fiction best-seller lists, but few of them are created by black authors. Young, Earni 1689

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