Many Strong and Beautiful Voices: Quotations from Africans Throughout the Diaspora

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Quinn Eli
Running Press, 1997 - Literary Collections - 223 pages
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Inspiring, intriguing, and revelatory, this volume collects quotes from writers, poets, artists, actors, sports figures, and politicians. Among the voices included here are W.E.B. DuBois, Gwendolyn Brooks, Thurgood Marshall, Toni Morrison, and James Earl Jones. Illustrated.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
10
ACTION
13
CONFIDENCE
23
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Quinn Eli is a recipient of the 1999 Fellowship in Literature from the Pennsylvania Counil on the Arts. His books include AFRICAN-AMERICAN WISDOM and MANY STRONG AND BEAUTIFUL VOICES, which was selected as an Outstanding Book of 1998 by the New York Public Library. His work is featured in TESTIMONY, an anthology of African-American poetry and prose, and SPEAK MY NAME, both available from Beacon Press. He has taught at Temple University, Bryn Mawr College, and the Community College of Philadelphia.

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