Humanities through the Black experience / edited by Phyllis Rauch Klotman [and others].

Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, [©1977].
viii, 185, [15] pages : illustrations, music ; 28 cm
African American arts.
American literature -- African American authors.
African American arts.
American literature -- African American authors.
Place of Publication:
United States Iowa Dubuque
Chapter 1: Ceremony and Ritual. The remnant
Sermon, Rev. Smith and congregation, St. James Holiness Church, Durham, N. C.
I've decided to make Jesus my choice / Rev. Saunders and the First United Church of Jesus Christ Choir, Baltimore, Md
When Mahalia sings / Quandra Prettyman
As the spirit moves Mahalia / Ralph Ellison
Big Bethel / Samuel Allen
Tambourines to glory / Langston Hughes
A sermon from Jonah's Gourd Vine / Zora Neale Hurston
Excerpt from Coming of Age in Mississippi / Ann Moody
Harlem sketches - revival / Rudolph Fisher
Salvation / Langston Hughes
Five sketches from The Book of Negro Humor / ed. Langston Hughes
Jedgement day / Thomas D. Pawley
The funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. / Nikki Giovanni
Black man from Atlanta / Virginia Williams
Malcolm X / Gwendolyn Brooks
Let X be hope / James Worley
Prophets for a new day / Margaret Walker
Religious art
Slides: religious art.
Chapter 2: Art of the Folk. Believe I'll testify ; Nothing but the blood ; Gimme dat ol' time religion / Rev. Vernon Smith
Talkin' 'bout a good time ; I promised the lord, excerpts from sermon / Rev. Alexander Smith
Jesus keep me near the cross / Rev. Mobley and the New St. James Baptist Church Sunday School
Shine and the titanic
Stagolee / Julius Lester
The dirty dozen / Dan Burley
Excerpt from Big Boy Leaves Home / Richard Wright
High John de conquer / Zora Neale Hurston
Excerpt from Storytelling / Claude McKay
Ole sis goose
Folk art and crafts
Contemporary "naif" artists
Slides: contemporary "naif" artists.
Chapter 3: The Spiritual in Song and Story. O black and unknown bards / James Weldon Johnson
One mornin' soon (spiritual)
You gonna reap (spiritual)
I want to be ready (spiritual)
I couldn't hear nobody pray (spiritual)
I'm troubled in mind (spiritual)
Foller de drinkin' gou'd (spiritual)
Link o' day (spiritual)
Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel (spiritual)
You gonna reap (spiritual)
Keep on fighting (spiritual)
I stood on the river (spiritual)
Of our spiritual strivings / W. E. B. DuBois
Excerpt from The Autobiography of An Ex-Colored Man / James Weldon Johnson
Excerpt from Go Tell It on the Mountain
Strong man / Sterling Brown
Excerpt from Youngblood / JOhn Oliver Killens
Excerpt from Many Thousand Gone / Ronald Fair
Where he leads me (spiritual)
Swing low, sweet chariot (spiritual)
Steal away (spiritual)
In the sweet bye and bye (spiritual).
Chapter 4: Poetry, Prose, and the Blues. Folk musicians (illustration) / Romare Bearden
Blues for bird ; Roly poly ; Brother / David Baker
Bibliography on music
Hey! ; Hey! Hey! ; Suicide ; Stony lonesome ; Early evening quarrel / Langston Hughes
Boy on the roof (illustration)
Tin roof blues ; Ma Rainey / Sterling Brown
Excerpt from Sonny's Blues / James Baldwin
Bibliography on blues poetry.
Chapter 5: The Music and Poetry of Jazz. Jazz is my religion / Ted Joans
Louis Armstrong
Lester Young
Dizzy Gillespie
Charlie Parker
John Coltrane
Ornette Coleman
George Russell
Jazz discography
Two jazz poems / Carl Wendell Hines, Jr.
Dear John, Dear Coltrane / Michael S. Harper
Tribute to Duke / Sarah Webster Fabio
Jazztet muted / Langston Hughes
Louis Armstrong ; Charlie Parker / Frank Marshall Davis
Brother John / Michael S. Harper ; The Africa thing / Adam David Miller
Alone / Michael S. Harper
Iroquis spring (illustration) / Richard Mayhew
Untitled, 1972 (illustration) / Howardena Pindell
Double circles (illustration) / Mel Edwards.
Chapter 6: Rebellion in the Arts. The negro's tragedy / Claude McKay
On universalism / Etheridge Knight
When I am dying at ninety / Lance Jeffers
Nocturne / Naomi Long Madgett
Black cryptogram / Michael S. Harper
My blackness is the beauty of this land / Lance Jeffers
Glimpses of an image / Sarah Webster Fabio
If we must die / Claude McKay
Evil is no black thing / Sarah Webster Fabio
The birth of a nation / Askia Toure
But he was cool / Don L. Lee
Letter to an aspiring junkie / Maya Angelou
For a lady I know / Countee Cullen
The calling of names / Maya Angelou
View from the corner / Samuel Allen
The boy who painted Christ black / John Henrik Clarke
Excerpt from The System of Dante's Hell / Imamu Baraka (LeRoi Jones)
The loop garoo kid goes away mad / Ischmael Reed
Heal our history / Sarah Webster Fabio
Rebellion against tradition in the arts
Followers of the mainstream
The blackstream
Slides: rebellion against tradition in the arts
Concerto for flute and jazz band / David N. Baker
II movement - chaconne.
"An audio cassette tape and slides wich may be used as supplementary material to accompany this text are available through the publisher."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-185).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
Klotman, Phyllis Rauch, editor.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
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Online version: Humanities through the Black experience.
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