Discriminating Rage  

BOOKS DISCUSSED IN THIS ESSAY: Class Notes: Posing as Politics and Other Thoughts on the American Scene by Adolph Reed, Jr. The New Press, 2000 211 pp $25 Stirrings in the Jug: Black Politics in the Post-Segregation Era by Adolph …



What is Africa to Me?  

Out of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa by Keith B. Richburg Basic Books, 1997 263 pp $24 In 1923, a then-little-known poet named Langston Hughes embarked for Africa. Just twenty-one years old, Hughes had produced the epochal “The Negro …