Black heroes in monologues / Gus Edwards

Author(s): Edwards, Gus
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Subjects: Monologues, American
African Americans--Drama
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c2006
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: ix, 146 p. ; 23 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2006019533
ISBN: 0325009252 (acid-free paper)
EAN: 9780325009254
Contents: Alberta Hunter, "Why I sung the blues" -- August Wilson, "Just chattin'" -- Bass Reeves, "Knowing the territory" -- Booker T. Washington, "The final key" -- Charles "Buddy" Bolden, "My own private blues" ; "Witness to the starting" (remembering Buddy Bolden) -- Coretta Scott King, "I remember" -- Elizabeth Hudson Smith, "A monument to me" -- Frederick Douglass : "Talkin' 'bout slavery" (a rap) ; "I will raise both my hands" -- "General" Buddoe, "We will ask, but we won't beg" -- Harriet Tubman, "Mr. John Brown and me" -- Hattie McDaniel, "Nobody knows and yet they talk" -- Jackie Robinson, "Baseball and character" -- James Baldwin, "A dream of deliverance" (a dual monologue) -- Joe Louis, "Faithful to the end" -- Joseph Cinque, "Memories of the Amistad" -- Daniel Louis "Satch" Armstrong, "Riffing" -- Mahalia Jackson : "The honest-to-god truth" (young Mahalia) ; "Why I sing gospel" -- Malcolm X, "Changes" -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., "I want to make this clear" -- Nat Turner, "Meditations" (on the eve of his bold and daring enterprise) -- Oscar Micheaux : "Ambition and optimism" -- Paul Robeson, "Who I am, what I stand for" -- "Queen" Mary, "Tired a waitin'" -- Ralph Johnson Bunche, "A new world order" (a prayer) -- Rosa Parks, "Unsung heroes" -- St. Martin de Porres, "I am blessed" -- Sojourner Truth : "The power of words, starting to learn."
OCLC Number: 70199827
ISBN/ISSN: 0325009252