Franklin

Your Negro tour guide : truths in black and white / Kathy Y. Wilson.

Author/Creator:
Wilson, Kathy Y.
Publication:
Cincinnati, Ohio : Emmis Books, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
284, [4] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-.
African Americans -- Race identity.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-.
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- Social conditions.
Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Race relations.
Wilson, Kathy Y. -- Anecdotes.
African American women -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Wilson, Kathy Y.
African American women.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Race relations.
Social conditions.
Ohio -- Cincinnati.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Anecdotes.
Place of Publication:
United States Ohio Cincinnati.
Contents:
Introduction: songs in the key of strife (titling the "tour")
I. Blacker than thou: rants, riffs and "the scarlet 'L'"
Blacks like us
Of hair weaves, short sets and white flight
Blacks like y'all
The beauty politic
The clean-up woman
Black is/black ain't
Prison for bad pigs
It's the 40 Cs!
Harlem on my mind
Demystifing Davis
Guess who's coming to dinner?
Leviticus: Faggot (No. 65)
What's matter with self?
That negro problem
Movin' on up
Head job
Volunteer slavery
Instant vintage
'Dead & white'
James & Annie (and me)
Call me Chad
The scarlet 'L'
Talking black to the screen: black folks at the movies
Bush's Lott: state of the (racist) union
II. What fresh hell is this? Cincinnati, its dickless mayor, his riot & going back to "dead Nigga Blvd."
Cincinnati upsouth
What's in a name?
Death becomes us
Try & try (him) again
Members, don't git weary
Dead man walking
Let my people know
The son also rises
Mo' money, mo' problems
The unbearable whiteness of being (a postlude)
Dead Nigga Blvd.
Got justice?
Mr. Livingston, I presume?
Same Ol' song
Black on both sides
The Cosby (no- )show
Cincinnati: negroes 'r us
Assume the position
Boycott this
Still dickless after all these years
How does it feel?
Do as I say, not as I do
If you book us, we'll come ... not
Talk up not down
Nigga
Street life
Street fight (street life II)
I wish I knew how it would feel to be free
Dead ringer
Get back/stay back
O brotha, where art thou?
God can see you pee
Likewise, I'm sure
Nowhere man
The care and feeding of black teenagers, version 2.0
Brown meat, beer and a bootleg cabbie
'Shame the devil'
I had a dream (a bebop for MLK)
365, 24/7: black history month everyday
How big is yours? the patriotic profiling of flags
Dead Nigga Blvd. (Cincinnati one year later
III. A funky potpourri: goin' up yonder, dreams and "Kunta's compensation"
Let us now praise a (not so) famous man
Touched by an angel
Half past his autumn
Goodbye, Jazzy, see you next lifetime
Pitiful
The closer I get to you
Spiritual walkers
Empires (greasy haiku)
Versus
My brother, myself
Princess in the promised land
Hymn to him
Going Dutch
Thanks for the mammaries
A dream referred
A picture is worth 74 years
Sorry, Miss Jackson
Sacred cow
Rated: R. (Kelly)
Fallin'/Fallen
Treacherous bunnies' lament
Dancing with the devil
Kunta's compensation.
Notes:
"Cover design: Stephen Sullivan. Interior design: Dana Boll."
Publisher's advertisements: [1] page at end.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy has small illustrated purple marker bearing the name and telephone number of Francine Haskins Studio laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2004
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Wilson, Kathy Y. Your Negro tour guide.
Online version: Wilson, Kathy Y. Your Negro tour guide.
ISBN:
1578601436 :
9781578601431
OCLC:
54762863