The Media List

Toni Morrison
Malene Kai Bell
Andria Nacina Cole
Nina Simone
Zora Neale Hurston
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Billie Holiday
Lucille Clifton
Harriet Ann Jacobs
Katori Hall
Toi Derricotte
Alice Walker
Susan Muaddi Darraj
Jamaica Kincaid
Michelle Alexander
Paule Marshall
Tayari Jones
Edwidge Dandicat
Tananarive Due
Audre Lorde
Octavia Butler
Sonia Sanchez

2016 Selections

 

Fiction

Their Eyes Were Watching God 

Zora Neale Hurston

 

Breath, Eyes, Memory 

Edwidge Dandicat

 

Brown Girl, Brownstones 

Paule Marshall

 

"Men Be Either Or, But Never Enough" 

Andria Nacina Cole

 

"A Pleasing Woman" 

Malene Kai Bell

 

A Curious Land 

Susan Muaddi Darraj

 

Poetry

Captivity 

Toi Derricotte

 

"Strange Fruit" 

Billie Holiday

 

Drama 

Hoodoo Love

Katori Hall

 

Non-Fiction

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl 

Harriet Ann Jacobs

 

All About Love 

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Conversations with James Baldwin 

James Baldwin

 

Film

Lemonade

Beyoncé

 

Photo Essay

Without Sanctuary 

James Allen and John Lewis

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Zora Neale Hurston

"When God had made The Man, he made him out of stuff that sung all the time and glittered all over. Then after that some angels got jealous and chipped him into millions of pieces, but still he glittered and hummed. So they beat him down to nothing but sparks, but each little spark had a shine and a song. So they covered each one over with mud. And the lonesomeness in the sparks make them hunt for one another..."

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