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Black people and Their Culture : selected writings from the African diaspora / Rosie Lee Hooks, Program Coordinator, Bernice Reagon, Folklorist, Linn Shapiro, Editor, Elizabeth Whitfield, Administrative Assistant.

Publication:
[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1976.
Format/Description:
Book
140, [4] pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Subjects:
African diaspora in art.
African diaspora -- 20th century.
Music -- African influences.
Blacks -- America.
African Americans.
African diaspora.
Blacks.
America.
Contents:
Introduction: Bicentennial Notes
1. Overview. One concept of the Black Diaspora / Roy Bryce-Laporte; The festival of American folklife: a rededication of American cultural values / Saka Acquaye
2. Mall. The African Diaspora program: a photo essay / Rosie Lee Hooks
3. Field Research. Oyotunji, South Carolina field report / Adetokunbo Olatunle; The wooden chains that bind: a look at one shared creation of two diaspora woodcarvers / William H. Wiggins, Jr.; Leon Rucker: woodcarver / Worth Long and Roland Freeman; Phillip Simmons: Afro-American blacksmith / John M. Vlach; Appliqué / Kate P. Kent; Arabing in Baltimore / Roland Freeman; Cornrowing: 'new' hairstyle, ancient art / Pamela Johnson; African cooking / Dinah Ameley Ayensu; Black music of Latin America and the Caribbean / Dr. Leonard Goines; Interview with Freddy Massey, Director of the Guybau Invaders, Champion Steelband of Guyana / Dr. Bernice Reagon; Drumming in the New York Puerto Rican community: a personal account / Rene Lopez; Origins of Black gospel music / Jane Sapp; Performance style in Black gospel music / Pearl Williams-Jones; Salisu the praise singer / Cobey Black; Capoeira Angola / Anne Dimock; Zebola and the crocodile's vengeance / Halim El Dabh; Rediscovering our cultural values / Roger Dorsinville.
Notes:
"American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976."
"Sponsored by American Airlines General Foods."
"Summer 1976."
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copies 1 & 2 presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1976
Contributor:
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942- folklorist.
Shapiro, Linn, editor.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1002314874
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