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

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A complete map of Reggae: the Caribbean beat's journey through the Diaspora, plus the "Black Mozart". Davis, Anthony C. Book Review 341
A pivotal year for social change: so much happened in 1968, Mark Kurlansky makes good use his "quirky verve" to write a narrative history. Stewart, Pearl Book Review 550
A scrapbook for the whole race. Green, Robin Book Review 304
Adventures in growing up: the latest book in Jackie Hardrick's self-published Imani series keeps the drama of teen angst in perspective. McCree, Brittiany Book Review 379
Africa reborn for the 21st century: a decade after the end of South African apartheid and the horrors of Rwandan genocide, an African American journalist talks about turning her witness to history into a book. Duke, Lynne Column 1135
An all-star collection. Reynolds, Clarence V. Book Review 267
Better Than I Know Myself. Johnson, Kalyn Book Review 368
Black librarian's awards. Brief Article 191
Black Titan: A. G. Gaston and the Making of a Black Millionaire. Merritt, Carole Book Review 417
Celebrating love, honor and achievement: gifts for bookloving moms and dads, newlyweds and grads. Osborne, Gwendolyn E. Buyers Guide 558
Choice high-tech gifts: cool digital cameras, mobile accessories and wired watches are more affordable than ever. Anthony, Robert S. Buyers Guide 486
Chronicles of the movement: the greatest hits among the important books that have shaped the record of America's civil rights struggles. Threadcraft, Shatema Bibliography 2504
Congratulations! Williams, Leslie Letter to the Editor 107
Cutting out the middlemen. Brief Article 83
Death of Innocence: the Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America. Smith, Marcia A. Book Review 764
Defending quality public education for all. Smiley, Tavis Interview 1238
Divine folk art. Reynolds, Clarence V. Book Review 321
Don't Play in the Sun: One Woman's Journey Through the Color Complex. Allen, Donia Elizabeth Book Review 403
Flying off the shelves. 692
How black booksellers are reinventing themselves: an uncertain economy and stepped-up competition from other retailers keep black independents on their toes. Rodgers, Emma 1171
Images with definition. Dodson, Angela P. Book Review 262
In Search of Hannah Crafts: Critical Essays on the Bondwoman's Narrative. Simon, Denise Book Review 653
Learning as we climb: stories about the Civil Rights Movement for young readers. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 1023
Leaving Cecil Street. Young, Earni Book Review 358
Life before Brown--and after. Cox, William E. Editorial 560
Mastering deceit: Jayson Blair, self-avowed plagiarist/fabricator who brought shame on himself and The New York Times, keeps a straight face before skeptics as BIBR asks the questions. Dawkins, Wayne Interview 979
Monsieur de Saint-George: Virtuoso, Swordsman, Revolutionary, a Legendary Life Rediscovered. Cain, Joy Duckett Book Review 457
Our Brown stories. Dodson, Angela P. Editorial 618
Out of the wilderness: books that explore a vast range of black religious experiences. Stanley, Kathryn V. Book Review 1169
Reading Black music. Reynolds, Clarence V. Book Review 804
Room at the inn for writers: a D.C. bed-and-breakfast not only caters to booklovers as paying guests, but runs a free writer-in-residence program. Bundles, A'Lelia 1072
Signings & sightings. Calendar 1024
Speaking volumes about Brown: scholarly works review the record of the landmark mid-20th century ruling. Boyd, Herb Book Review 1150
The Darkest Child. Blue, Carroll Parrott Book Review 269
The Devil's Garden. Pardlo, Gregory Book Review 212
The gifts of the grandmother spirit: Alice Walker's seventh novel examines the questing soul. McHenry, Susan Book Review 570
The goings-on at the 2004 BookExpo: this year, all eyes and ears in the publishing industry will focus on Chicago, host city of BookExpo America. Green, Robin 1136
The Great White Fathers' Failings. Bell, Janet Cheatham Letter to the Editor 207
The love scene. Townes, Glenn Book Review 765
The Michael Eric Dyson Reader. Boyd, Herb Book Review 348
The mother of all black Book Clubs: after 13 years, Go on Girl! has become a national presence with more than 300 members in 12 states. Houser, Pat 779
The unfinished agenda of Brown v. Board of Education: a new book compiled by Black Issues in Higher Education, BIBR's sister publication, examines the impact of the landmark civil rights court decision 50 years later. BIBR excerpts it below. Byrne, Dara N. Excerpt 2185
To the Mountaintop: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Sacred Mission to Save America, 1955-1968. Davis, Anthony C. Book Review 214
Triple crown winner: in the hot category of urban fiction, ex-offender Victoria Stringer self-published her story and launched her successful, independent press. Murray, Victoria Christopher 912
Urban legend. Brief Article 238
Voices from the Quarters: the Fiction of Ernest J. Gaines. Boyd, Herb Book Review 382
Warrior Poet: a Biography of Audre Lorde. Bass, Holly Book Review 355
Whoopi at kid level. Dodson, Angela P. Brief Article 222
Ya, Sweden: for one of New York City's culinary stars, Scandinavian cuisine is just good homecooking. Johnson, Melissa Ewey Book Review 604

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