The Black Experience in America - 18th-20th Century
Publisher: Author's Republic
A collection of non-fiction, fiction, poetry, drama, and speeches about African Americans. Subjects range from late 18th Century epistolary conversations between black Baptist preachers to 1930s testimony by ex-slaves.Contents:Ex-slave James Bolton - United States Work Projects AdministrationDeath of Charles - by Ida B. Wells-BarnettFifty Years - by James Weldon Johnson Personal Liberty Laws - by Marion Gleason McDougall Reporting - by Henry Ossian FlipperThe Ku Klux Klan - by Eyre DamerYour Negro Neighbor - by Benjamin Griffith BrawleyThe Praline Woman - by Alice Dunbar NelsonEx-Slave Minnie Davis - United States Work Projects AdministrationWhere the Negro Lives - by Mary White OvingtonNobody's Lookin' But De Owl and De Moon - by James Weldon JohnsonA Plea For Industrial Opportunity by Fanny Jackson CoppinSketches of the Black Baptist Church - by VariousLawing and Jawing - by Zora Neale HurstonExcerpt from The Future of the American Negro - by Booker T. WashingtonHot Foot Hannibal - by Charles Waddell Chesnutt The Passing Tradition and The African Civilization - by Monroe Nathan WorkThe Sunday School and Church... - by Daniel Webster DavisEx-Slave Pierce Cody - United States Work Projects AdministrationHere Comes A Young Man Courting - by Thomas Washington Talley'Lazy' - by James Weldon JohnsonOf The Meaning of Progress - by W. E. B. Du Bois.