Manifesto: 1965

The African image is not then an image by equation but an image by analogy, a surrealist image. Africans do not like straight lines and false mots justes. Two… More

Manifesto: 1942

Because we hate you, you and your reasonableness, we stick to our / precocious dementia, our flaming folly, our stubborn cannibalism.... More

Manifesto: 1920s

The ordinary Negroes hadn't heard of the Negro Renaissance. And if they had, it hadn't raised their wages any. More

Uneasy Peace

Many years ago, during what would have been my senior year in college if I hadn't left college and moved to New York, I got to attend a writers'… More

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