"The Dutchman" and "Blues for Mister Charlie"
.... Two of the most powerful literary voices in the African-American community are those of James Baldwin and Amiri Baraka (formerly known as LeRoi Jones
)Ebonics & Black Culture
.... and Black sitcomsùnot to speak of Huckleberry Finn's Black English, of the Broadway plays, and of Langston Hughes, Paul Blackburn, LeRoi Jones
, Alice Walker ....
)Musical Strains in Black American Music
.... LeRoi Jones
points out that the blacks brought to America as slaves embraced the white man's religion (with considerable modification) because of several ....
)Amiri Baraka's play The Dutchman
.... Works Cited Baraka, Amiri. The Dutchman. The LeRoi Jones
/Amiri Baraka Reader. William Harris, ed. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1991. 76-99.
)William "Count" Basie
.... Oxford: Oxford UP, 1993. Jones
, Blues People: Negro Music in White America. New York: Morrow Quill, 1963. Schuller, Gunther. ....
)Selected American Literature
.... The work of Baraka, who first achieved fame as LeRoi Jones
, straightforwardly reflects black nationalist concerns and more general interest in political and ....