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Week 08

Class 1:

Richard Wright, “The Ethics of Living Jim Crow,” http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ma01/white/anthology/wright.html

Sterling Brown, “Strong Men,” from the Book of American Negro Poetry.  http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/11986/pg11986-images.html

Zora Neale Hurston, “How it Feels to be Colored Me” http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ma01/grand-jean/hurston/chapters/how.html

DB due today.

Class 2:

Langston Hughes, Selected Poems: “The Weary Blues”; “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”; and “Let America Be America Again.”

https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poems/44733?page=1

“I, Too, America”  https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/i-too

“History is a Weapon:  A Selection of the Poetry of Langston Hughes.”

http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/langston.html

and “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain,”  https://www.thenation.com/article/negro-artist-and-racial-mountain/

MIDTERM DUE.